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Posted on 10 March 2023 by Ritesh kumar

  • The Indian Hindi Web Series had grown rapidly because of fresh innovative content and digital revolution India.The web-series Creators are not shying away to create content that will not pass Indian television censors but will stream on OTT and other online plateform. There has been many debate and word fight between creators and the censors for many years and still going-on. While the creators feel that their content is actually putting a mirror on the things that are happening in our society, the censors think in opposite way. With the lack of censorship, creators on the web space are now free to present their stories the way they actually want to. While the web space in the country is still relatively young but are becoming more and more popular everyday.

    Indian Hindi Web Series has best content from drama to action to comedy to thriller and crime. Here are our 30 Best Indian Hindi-language Web Series/Shows of many genres like Crime, Drama, Action, Horror and Thriller and best of online Streaming platforms like Amazon, Netflix, Sony Liv, Zee5, Voot, and Hotstar, that you should must watch for entertainment.

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    IMDb Rating: 9.2/10 (over 300k votes)
    Lead Actors:Naveen Kasturia,Abhilash Thapliyal,
    Director:Apoorv Singh Karki
    Release Year:2021

    Aspirants is the best hindi web-series.This TVF show released in 2021 on YouTube and gained a large following with its five episodes. Starring Naveen Kasturia, Sunny Hinduja, and others in significant roles, Aspirants follows candidates who are preparing for their UPSC exams, which are said to be one of the toughest entrance examinations all over the world. The series released in a weekly pattern on YouTube, which contributed to its large following as the viewers did not need to subscribe to an OTT platform.

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    2.Scam 1992

    IMDb Rating: 9.3/10 (over 146k votes)
    Lead Actors:Pratik Gandhi,Shreya Dhanwanthary,
    Director:Hansal Mehta
    Release Year:2020

    Scam is the 2nd best hindi web-series. This Hansal Mehta series raised the bar for Indian web content in 2020, and the impact of this Pratik Gandhi-led series will surely go a long way. In the space where violence and gore sell like hotcakes, Mehta’s show proved that good content does not require to be dumbed down to reach the masses. With just a couple of episodes, Scam 1992, based on Harshad Mehta’s securities scam, draws you completely into the world of share market. Everything from its theme music, to its simplification of technical jargon, to even its choice of filter worked in the show’s favour. The casting of the show has been praised in the last couple of months and deservedly so.

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    3.TVF Pitchers

    IMDb Rating: 9.1/10 (over 70k votes)
    Lead Actors:Naveen Kasturia,Arunabh Kumar,Jitendra Kumar
    Director:Vaibhav Bundhoo and Arunabh Kumar
    Genres: Comedy/Drama
    Release Year:2015

    TVF Pitchers is the 3rd best hindi web-series.The show released back in 2015 and has continued to be one of the fan favourites over the last seven years. Pitchers was one of the early shows in the India that started the revolution of India’s digital content journey. The show followed a group of entrepreneurs who are trying to get their start-up off the ground. The show had its original run on YouTube but is now available on SonyLIV and TVF Play.

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    4.Kota Factory

    IMDb Rating: 9/10 (over 74k votes)
    Lead Actors:Jitendra Kumar,Urvi Singh,Revathi Pillai
    Director:Raghav Subbu
    Release Year:2019

    Kota Factory is the 4th best hindi web-series.Another TVF series, Kota Factory streamed on YouTube in 2019 and followed the coaching culture that’s prevalent in the city of Kota, Rajasthan. Starring Jitendra Kumar and Mayur More, Kota Factory struck a chord with the audience because of its relatable characters and a calming visual aesthetic. The five episodes of the series have over 130 million views on YouTube collectively.

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    5.Sacred Games

    IMDb Rating: 8.5/10 (over 89k votes)
    Lead Actors:Nawazuddin Siddiqui,Saif Ali Khan,Radhika Apte
    Director: Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Neeraj Ghaywan
    Genres: Crime/Conspiracy
    Release Year:2018

    Sacred Games is the 5th best hindi web-series.The most awaited Hindi Indian web series that gathered a huge amount of audience. This best web series Hindi features Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in an lead roles. Sacred Games is the first Hindi web series which was uploaded on Netflix and we all binge watched it. The brilliant team of directors Vikramaditya Motwane. Here are some of the best dialogues of Sacred Games that shows how brilliantly writers have done their work.

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    6.The Family Man

    IMDb Rating: 8.7/10 (over 90k votes)
    Lead Actors:Manoj Bajpayee,Samantha Ruth Prabhu,Priyamani
    Director:Raj and D.K
    Genres: Espionage; Action/Thriller/Spy
    Release Year:2019

    The Family Man is the 6th best hindi web-series.Manoj Bajpayee starer "The Family Man" best hindi web series has been announced for 2 more seasons. The show is an Indian web series filled with drama and suspense. It was premiered on Amazon Prime Video in September 2019. There are reports that suggests the the filming of the season 2 has began on November 2019 and we are all waiting to see the charm of Manoj Bajpayee on screen again.

  • Mirzapur


    IMDb Rating: 8.5/10 (over 75k votes)
    Lead Actors:Pankaj Tripathi,Divyenndu,Ali Fazal
    Director: Karan Anshuman,Gurmeet Singh, Mihir Desai
    Genres: Action/Thriller/Crime
    Release Year:2018

    Mirzapur is the 7th best hindi web-series.A violent and aggressive revenge drama series in hindi in the city of Mirzapur became much more than just the gun and power. With an excellent star cast like Ali Fazal, Pankaj Tripathi, Vikrant massey and Divyendu Sharma. This Indian show has been loved by the audience and also is prepping for its season 2.

  • Panchayat


    IMDb Rating: 8.9/10 (over 74k votes)
    Lead Actors:Jitendra Kumar,Neena Gupta
    Director:Deepak Kumar Mishra
    Release Year:2020

    Panchayat is the 8th best hindi web-series. This TVF series starring Jeetendra Kumar had a simple premise, and as we have often seen in the world of web content, it is usually simplicity that wins the day. The show’s uncomplicated nature introduced us to characters who were extremely likeable. The best part about Panchayat was its strong casting supported by Raghubir Yadav, Neena Gupta and Chandan Roy. The show released during the lockdown and its content left the audience feeling a little warm and fuzzy.

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    9.Paatal Lok

    IMDb Rating: 8/10 (over 61k votes)
    Lead Actors:Jaideep Ahlawat,Abhishek Banerjee,Swastika Mukherjee
    Director:Avinash Arun, Prosit Roy
    Release Year:2020

    Paatal Lok is the 9th best hindi web-series.This Jaideep Ahlawat-led series is another crime drama on the list, but Paatal Lok deserves a spot here. The Indian Express film critic Shubhra Gupta wrote in her review, “Paatal Lok is fashioned as a crime thriller-cum-police procedural set mainly in Delhi, spinning off into several threads, some really solid, a few comparatively weak, but managing to keep its hold on us. Weaving in an awareness and recognition of contemporary India makes it political, and elevates it: Paatal Lok is intelligently written, fast-paced, and engrossing, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.”

  • Asur


    IMDb Rating: 8.4/10 (over 43k votes)
    Lead Actors:Arshad Warsi,Barun Sobti, Anupriya Goenka
    Director:Oni Sen
    Release Year:2020

    Asur is the 10th best hindi web-series, which combined the genres of mythological fiction and thriller, revelled in its larger-than-life theories, but its grandness wasn’t communicated well enough. Asur also faltered when it came to tying up loose ends by the end of the season.

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    11.Special OPS

    IMDb Rating: 8.6/10 (over 35k votes)
    Lead Actors:Kay Kay Menon,Karan Tacker
    Director:Neeraj Pandey, Shivam Nair
    Release Year:2020

    Created by Neeraj Pandey, Special Ops started in a promising manner and largely stuck to the promise. Kay Kay Menon fit right into Himmat’s part and was easily the show-stealer here. The only con here, in my opinion, was the fact that the stakes were never just high enough for us to be concerned about the good guys in the finale.

  • 12.Flames

    IMDb Rating: 8.9/10 (over 31k votes)
    Lead Actors: Ritvik Sahore,Tanya Maniktala, Sunakshi Grover
    Director: Apoorv Singh Karki
    Genres: Romantic/Comedy/Drama
    Release Year:2018
    Episodes: 15

    Flames is one of a best web-series in Hindi-language. Ritvik Sahore is turning into an actor that is slowly and steadily taking over the Indian digital scene. The actor impressed with his performance in Laakhon Mein Ek, a story of a young boy trying to live up to his father’s expectations and now we see him in a more conventional love story. The web series revolves around teenage love and heartbreak and takes you back to a time when just getting a smile from your crush meant the world. The cast also includes Sunakshi Grover, Tanya Maniktala and Shivam Kakkar. The episodes are named after evergreen 90’s love songs and the background score also features these songs from time to time which is sure to make the viewers nostalgic.

  • 13.Mumbai Diaries 26/11

    IMDb Rating: 8.7/10 (over 29k votes)
    Lead Actors:Mohit Raina, Konkona Sen Sharma, Mrunmayee Deshpande
    Director:Nikhil Advani and Nikhil Gonsalves.
    Release Year:2021

    Mumbai Diaries 26/11 is one of the best web-series in Hindi-language.The perfect mix between a medical drama and an edge-of-the-seat thriller, Mumbai Diaries is set during the Mumbai attacks of 26/11. However, the unique bit is the fact that, unlike other series that cover the issue from the front end, this looks at the events through the perspective of a government hospital and present front-line workers that were involved with crisis management during the calamity.The ensemble cast, featuring Konkana Sen Sharma and Mohit Raina among others is also a big plus. The series balances vulnerable emotions, and hard-hitting objectivity and chronicles a gritty, yet engaging depiction of attacks.

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    14.Permanent Roommates

    IMDb Rating: 8.6/10 (over 25k votes)
    Lead Actors:Nidhi Singh,Sumeet Vyas
    Director: Sameer Saxena
    Release Year:2014
    Episodes: 13

    Permanent Roommates is undoubtedly quite popular among the youth. It is a comedy drama show which is favourite among the younger generation. It stars Sumit Vyas and Nidhi Singh, in terms of writing, acting skills and direction this web series has excelled in all the sectors.

  • 15.Delhi Crime

    IMDb Rating: 8.5/10 (over 24k votes)
    Lead Actors:Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain
    Director:Richie Mehta
    Release Year:2019

    As the title suggests, the plot revolves around the most heinous incident to have ever occurred in India, the Nirbhaya case. It depicts the aftermath of this crime as well as the criminals who committed it. It covers the majority of the investigation with facts and details that keep you on the edge of your seat. Many web series focused on the incident and what were the factors that drove the culprits towards such a heinous act, Netflix puts light on how the Delhi Police went about the job of catching the criminals during the fragile political conditions.

  • 16.College Romance

    IMDb Rating: 8.4/10 (over 27k votes)
    Lead Actors: Apoorva Arora, Keshav Sadhna, Gagan Arora
    Director: Simarpreet Singh,Apoorv Singh Karki
    Release Year:2018

    College Romance had the story of the three friends (Naira, Karan, Trippy) starting their relationship. During their journey, the series gave genuine hilarious moments to the viewers.

  • 17.Farzi

    IMDb Rating: 8.5/10 (over 22k votes)
    Lead Actors: Shahid Kapoor, Vijay Sethupathi,kk Menon, Raashii Khanna
    Director: Raj & DK
    Release Year:2023

    Farzi centres on an artist who is tired of the system, the differentiation between poor and rich, disappointed by income inequality in India. He teams up with his best friend Firoz to make counterfeit money, but they face challenges from a gangster and a cop. The plot is intriguing and the script is well-written. The narrative is dotted with moral dilemmas that are not easy to negotiate.Farzi is very entertaining. A well-balanced mix of crime, thriller, suspense and comedy creates a unique and engaging viewing experience. Even though the episodes are almost an hour long, it is not boring. Each episode has something going on, some twists that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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    18.TVF Tripling

    IMDb Rating: 8.5/10 (over 20k votes)
    Lead Actors:Sumeet Vyas,Maanvi Gagroo,Amol Parashar
    Director:Rajesh Krishnan, Neeraj Udhwani
    Release Year:2016
    Episodes: 15

    TVF Tripling is an Indian Hindi-language web series created by The Viral Fever. It was developed by Sameer Saxena and written by Akarsh Khurana and Sumeet Vyas. The series star Vyas in the lead role along with Maanvi Gagroo and Amol Parashar, along with Kunaal Roy Kapur, Nidhi Bisht, Kumud Mishra, and Shernaz Patel.

  • 19.Breathe

    IMDb Rating: 8.3/10 (over 21k votes)
    Lead Actors:R. Madhavan, Amit Sadh, Atharva Vishwakarma
    Director:Mayank Sharma
    Release Year:2018

    Breathe is probably India’s answer to Breaking Bad. The supremely talented R. Madhavan plays the role of Danny Mascarenhas, who probably should be awarded the title of Father of the year. we see Madhavan pull off some crazy acts in order to save his only son Josh, who has 6 months to live. Josh is in urgent need of a lung transplant which is his only hope in live. However, the problem is that he’s fourth on the transplant receiver’s list.While the two leads and the supporting cast put in a great performance, one cannot argue over the fact that the show belongs to Madhavan. The actor loses himself in the character of a doting dad turned criminal. Whether he’s planning a murder in an empty warehouse with only a stray dog for his company or his one-sided conversation with the grave of his wife, Madhavan really ‘breathes’ life into this show.

  • 20.Apharan

    IMDb Rating: 8.3/10 (over 20k votes)
    Lead Actors:Arunoday Singh,Nidhi Singh
    Director:Sidharth Sengupta
    Release Year:2018

    Apharan story revolves around Arunoday Singh who is playing a cop named Rudra Srivastava from Uttarakhand Police, who is accused of kidnapping. Watch this amazing crime thriller with action and comedy to find is he really a kidnapper or somebody is trying to trap him?

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    21. Gullak

    IMDb Rating: 9.1/10 (over 18k votes)
    Lead Actors:Harsh Mayar,Vaibhav Raj Gupta,Jameel Khan
    Director:Amrit Raj Gupta
    Release Year:2019

    Streaming on Sony LIV, Gullak follows the story of a middle class Indian family that’s dealing with its day-to-day issues. The first season of the show was applauded for its understanding of the characters it portrayed and so, the show was renewed for a second season as well. The second season released earlier in 2021.

  • 22.Criminal Justice

    IMDb Rating: 8.1/10 (over 18k votes)
    Lead Actors:Pankaj Tripathi, Vikrant Massey, Jackie Shroff
    Director:Tigmanshu Dhulia,Vishal Furia
    Genres: Thriller/Drama/Crime
    Release Year:2019

    Criminal Justice is a crime thriller and court drama rolled into one. The Hotstar original is based on the 2008 BBC show of the same name. The Indian version has been adapted by Sridhar Raghavan and directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vishal Furia. In the Hindi drama, we see Vikrant Massey play the role of the cabbie played by Ben Whishaw in the original.Criminal Justice is a show that keeps you glued throughout. 10 episodes Having a bunch of the finest actors in Bollywood at the moment obviously does kick things up a notch. Every actor is in sync with the dark, gripping mood of a crime that isn’t as simple as it seems. however, it’s Vikrant Massey and Pankaj Tripathi’s presence that truly makes the show special.

  • 23.Rocket Boys

    IMDb Rating: 8.9/10 (over 14k votes)
    Lead Actors:Jim Sarbh,Ishwak Singh,Regina Cassandra
    Director:Abhay Pannu
    Genres: Drama/History
    Release Year:2022

    Rocket Boys is a biographical series based on the lives of Homi J Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai, two pioneers of the Atomic Research Center and Indian nuclear programme. The plot revolves around their innovations. It also demonstrates how they spent three crucial decades developing one of India's most talked-about inventions: building a small rocket and turning it into a successfully launching rocket, which remains one of India's historic achievements.

  • 24.Hostel Daze

    IMDb Rating: 8.5/10 (over 18k votes)
    Lead Actors:Nikhil Vijay,Shubham Gaur,Luv Vispute
    Director: Raghav Subbu,Amir Musanna
    Release Year:2019
    Episodes: 15

    Anyone who has been or is a part of a hostel will definitely relate to this series. Especially with your friends, from midnight talks, gossip, laughter, and tears are all sealed between four walls of a perfectly constructed memory. Hostel daze revolves around a group of four friends who share the same hostel in their engineering college. The bond between them grows stronger over time.

  • 25.Bandish Bandits

    IMDb Rating: 8.6/10 (over 17k votes)
    Lead Actors:Shreya Chaudhary · Ritwik Bhowmik · Naseeruddin Shah
    Director:Anand Tiwari
    Release Year:2020

    Bandish Bandits that definitely gives a web series an extra edge, is good music. Bandish Bandits, as the name suggests, is a story of two singers turned lovers, one who sings classical music while the other enjoys pop music. Through the series not only do the two music genres evolve and merge together, but the personalities of the two lead actors namely Ritwik Bhomwick and Shreya Chaudary also transform beautifully. Despite the cliche storyline, the good music, beautiful visuals and adorable love story make the series a fun watch.

  • 26.Made In Heaven

    IMDb Rating: 8.3/10 (over 12k votes)
    Lead Actors:Arjun Mathur,Sobhita Dhulipala,Jim Sarbh
    Director: Nitya Mehra, Zoya Akhtar, Prashant Nair
    Release Year:2019

    Made In Heaven tells about two wedding planners who later in the show run their own agency named Made in Heaven. Zoya Akhtar created and co-wrote this Web Series. Main Leads Sobhita Dhulipala as Tara Khanna and Arjun Mathur as Karan Mehra. Made in Heaven has drawn a lot of attention, especially in this modern era, for providing a fresh perspective on how marriages are formed. In this series, we follow two wedding planners on an adventure to create the Best weddings possible. But they discover many secrets and lies that cause much chaos before a marriage.

  • 27.Candy

    IMDb Rating: 8.3/10 (over 14k votes)
    Lead Actors:Ronit Roy,Richa Chadha
    Director:Ashish R. Shukla
    Release Year:2021
    Episodes: 8

    The name Candy does not do this series justice because it is a fictional series and revolves around the murder of a young student from a small town. DSP Ratna and her co-investigator, who is a mentor at the school, work together to solve the mysterious murder of a young student and uncover the lies that surround the case.

  • 28.Matsya Kaand

    IMDb Rating: 8.9/10 (over 7k votes)
    Lead Actors:Ravi Dubey, Madhur Mittal, Raj Sharma, Piyush Mishra
    Director:Ajay Bhuyan
    Release Year:2021

    Matsya Kaand is based on a renowned con artist who is known for “kand” which means “scandal”. He commits some daring robberies and always manages to elude the cops. ACP Tejraj Singh, is on a mission to find his hiding places and put an end to this. One thing that sets it apart from all other police and killer story lines is that it always keeps you on the edge of your seat.

  • 29.Khakee: The Bihar Chapter

    IMDb Rating: 8.3/10 (over 9k votes)
    Lead Actors:Karan Tacker,Avinash Tiwary,Nikita Dutta
    Director:Bhav Dhulia
    Genres: Crime/Action/Thriller
    Release Year:2022

    Khakeeis based on the book Bihar Diaries. Amit Lodha, the famous IPS, wrote The Chronicles of Bihar. Neeraj Pandey, a national award winner, stars in the crime drama. He also wrote and created this series. The web series is based on a righteous and just cop who must navigate a deadly case in the midst of all the corruption. One reason to watch this series is Neeraj Pandey and the adaptation of the book, which is rightly brought to the LimeLight.

  • Aarya


    IMDb Rating: 7.8/10 (over 15k votes)
    Lead Actors: Sushmita Sen,Chandrachur Singh
    Director:Vinod Rawat, Ram Madhvani, Kapil Sharma, Sandeep Modi
    Release Year:2020

    Aarya is Sushmita Sen-led series just did not waste any time in building up to the premise. Soon after the first episode began, it was obvious that Aarya was going to be a binge-worthy ride and it proved to be so with every episode that rolled out after. The layered characterisation, Sushmita Sen’s screen presence and the smart use of old Hindi film music also helped Aarya’s cause.

  • These are best 30 Indian web series in Hindi that have larg fanbase and growing over time. We hope you have a good-night watching these Web Series.

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