Top 10 Best Indian Web Series 2020
Web Series You Wouldn't Miss
1. Sacred Games
As the name suggests, this series revolves around the use of religion by the politicians, fake saints and even the law enforcers in India for their personal benefits.
A big-time fugitive Ganesh Gaitonde randomly calls a troubled police officer Sartaj Singh. And warns him about the imminent danger over the city of Mumbai, and chaos ensues.
Let’s start with its star-studded cast. Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Pankaj Tripathi are just some of the names associated with this exciting Web series.
And with the second season released recently, this show is an absolute favourite for a weekend binge.
So if you are looking for a new Indian Web series with just the right mix of violence, strong language and erotic scenes, Sacred Games is exactly what you have been looking for.
The series is based around the city of Mirzapur. It all starts with Munna shooting a bride mistakenly in a wedding ceremony.
Munna, son of Akhandanand Tripathi, a merchant-cum-gangster who built his empire by selling carpets, is then dragged into court by the bride’s family and the story spins off.
Hilarious lines, exciting drama, bewitching violence, and expert storytelling are few of the things you can expect from this Web series.
Directed by Karan Anshuman and studded with actors like Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Shweta Tripathi, Shriya Pilgaonkar and many more. This series is bound to knock you off your feet from the pilot episode.
So if you are a fan of crime, drama and quirky dialogues, you should probably beware. Since you might end up with a 7-hours of continuous binge.
3. Criminal Justice
The story revolves around Aditya, driving his family’s cab, ends up with a girl in his taxi who is under the influence of drugs. One thing leads to another and before he knows it, they end up having a one night stand.
The morning after Aditya wakes up to the girl’s dead body with a knife stab in her back. And with a knife in his hand.
Presumably, now he is deemed to be the murderer. And though all the evidence is pointing towards him, Aditya can’t remember committing this gruesome crime.
His struggle through the criminal justice system of India, trying his best to prove his innocence is what Criminal Justice is all about.
This exciting plot and the seemingly unpredictable storyline keep you hooked to your screen with each passing scene.
Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vishal Furia. And associated with talented actors like Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi, Rucha Inamdar, Anupriya Goenka and many more. This series is an absolute favourite for a late-night screening.
4. Kota Factory
Kota, known for its coaching classes and training centres is a brand new chapter of his life. He needs to fit in, make new friends, maybe even try to find a special someone, all the while making sure that he doesn’t lose his focus from his studies.
Directed by Raghav Subbu, and created by Saurabh Khanna, this series has its own take on the perspective of Kota, IIT preparation and the engineering life in India.
So if you are an engineer. Or are at all related to the engineering field in any way, you might be able to relate to most of the scenes in this series on another level.
The writing and the show’s deadpan humor gives us an excellent series to keep our mind busy for a long time.
So if you are looking to have a good laugh while re-living your old engineering days, this could be the perfect show for you.
5. TVF Pitchers
Do you know the factors that go into launching a start-up and growing it? It isn’t as easy as it looks in those films.
If you feel overwhelmed by those questions then this would be the perfect Web series for you. Four commoners quit their day jobs to pursue their own start-up idea.
And TVF, known for its realistic content, shows their exact struggle, hardships, and traumas.
Everyone has to go through it as they try to get their start-up idea off the ground. But still, the show maintains a light-hearted and comic tone throughout the season.
This series is an excellent blend of comedy and drama with loads of wisdom to gather alongside. TVF Pitchers gained its popularity due to its wonderful lines. And amazing acting performances by each of the actors associated with this series.
So if you are looking for a light-hearted Indian web series. That will also be able to explain the struggle of making it big in this cut-throat world, TVF Pitchers might be the one for you.
This series’ realistic character-building gives us two main characters. And they are both grey-shaded, or at least that’s what they seem to be.
Kabir, played by Amit Sadh, is an intelligent cop with an extremely unorthodox mentality. Now this non-conventional cop is trying to solve the mysteries of a number of unconnected murders. And they seem to have a direct link to one suspiciously friendly individual, played by R. Madhavan.
Now how would a person with a sane mind be able to keep themselves from binging a series with such an amazing plot?
This Indian Web series will exercise your brain with each passing episode. And still, end up surprising you. A great show to binge alone, and recommend to your friends.
7. Made in Heaven
Interesting duo of wedding planners, Tara and Karan with quite diverse backgrounds, plan a wedding for different couples throughout the series. This introduces them to different lives and also gives them an opportunity to grow through self-reflection.
Made in Heaven portrays India’s contradictory wedding aspirations that differ according to each couple. From old traditions to modern aspirations.
Based in Delhi, the series gives us a great perspective of the developing mentality of Indian family’s when it comes to wedding, children and even homosexuality.
Quite a unique plot and great actors to depict the storyline to you. So if you are looking for something casual with a perfect mix of romance and drama, Made in Heaven would be a great choice for you.
8. Delhi Crime
Not just another murder mystery or crime thriller. This series is based on the 2012 Delhi gang-rape incident. Which was deemed to be the most brutal and horrifying rape case that happened in India?
So there’s no denying some scenes that may be a bit too much for some people. But that’s what this series got famous for presenting the facts and incidents as raw and real as possible.
The case widely known as Nirbhaya is broken down and explained in detail, as the drama unfolds.
Starring critically acclaimed actors like Shefali Shah, Adil Hussain, Rasika Dugal and many more, this series is a grim but educational ride. And since it is based on a true incident, there’s a lot to learn here. That could help you in an emergency situation.
9. Inside Edge
Who doesn’t love watching the insides of a celebrity’s or a successful businessman’s life? Inside Edge gives us an exact idea of the life of betting and gambling that goes with the game of Cricket.
The story revolves around Mumbai Mavericks, a T20 cricket team playing in the Powerplay League.
If you like watching characters trick each other with their brilliant minds, you’ll love Inside Edge. Directed by Karan Anshuman and with popular actors like Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Angad Bedi, this series can be an excellent show to catch up on with the second season lined up to be released this year.
10. College Romance
Who doesn’t love reliving their college romances? And remember all the immaturity and the quarrels that went with it?
Well College Romance, as the name suggests, is a series illustrating college love stories in a way that is sure to keep you entertained with each advancing scene.
The show revolves around three college friends, Karan, Trippy and Naira who fall in love and their love stories spin-off into madness.
Great show to relive your college love story, if you had one. If you didn’t it’s still a funny and interesting storyline to watch. So just get your chips out, and start laughing.