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Best Hindi Web Series

It is a series of non-scripted and scripted online videos usually featured in episodic form on the Internet. It first became known during the late 1990s and started gaining momentum in the early 2000s.

The emergence and rapidly growing OTT platforms have given young actors a chance to showcase their talent and bring exciting, thrilling, and suspenseful stories to the audience.

OTT and Indian Web Series are dominating and capturing India's entertainment industry. Best Hindi Web Series are dominating the list of web series. Here are some of the lists of best web series which are streaming on the OTT platforms:

1. Aspirants

Best Hindi Web Series

Aspirant is a web series in which the story revolves around three people who are UPSC aspirant. It shows how their friendship affected and presents various aspects of the examination. The web series also gives a glimpse of the life of a serious UPSC aspirant. It is one of the highest rating web series.

  • Starring: Namita Dubey, Shivankit Parihar, Abhilash Thapliyal, Naveen Kasturia, Sunny Hinduja
  • Releasing Date: 7 April 2021
  • Number of Episodes: 5
  • Written By: Deepesh Sumitra Jagdish
  • Music by: Nilotpal Bora, Rohit Sharma, Tusshar Mallek
  • Production Company: The Viral Fever
  • IMDB Rating: 9.7/10

2. Kota Factory: Season 1 and Season 2

Best Hindi Web Series

It is yet another premium content of the TVF. Kota Factory is shot in Black and White. The series depicts the student's life who are living and studying in a Coaching institute in Kota to clear the competitive examination like JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) and NEET (National Eligibility Entrance Test). They have relatable dialogues in their series that help them connect with the viewer.

  • IMDB Rating: 9.1/10
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
  • Composer: Simran Hora, Karthik Rao
  • Writer: Sandeep Jain, Abhishek Yadav, Saurabh Khanna
  • Director: Raghav Subbu
  • Production: The Viral Fever
  • Release Date: 24 September 2021 ( Season 2)
  • Original Network: TVF and Netflix

Main Characters:

Original Name Character Name
Urvi Singh Meenal Parekh
Mayur More Vaibhav Pandey (Protoganist)
Alam Khan Uday Gupta
Ahsaas Channa Shivangi Ranawat
Ranjan Raj Balmukund Meena
Jitendra Kumar Jeetu Bhaiya
Revathi Pillai Vartika Ratawal

3. The Family Man: Season 1 and Season

Best Hindi Web Series

Manoj Bajpayee, as Srikant is working in the fictitious Intelligence agency. He has to maintain his family responsibilities along with protecting the Nation from adversaries. It is an action-drama web series.

  • First Episode Date: 20 September 2019
  • IMDB Rating: 8.7/10
  • TV Network: Amazon Prime
  • Genre: Spy thriller, Dark Humor
  • Cast: Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Priyamani, Manoj Bajpayee, Sharib Hashmi


Best Hindi Web Series

It is a crime- thriller web series. It is about a modern-day serial killer who is inspired by religious texts. Talented actor Arshad Warsi made in OTT platform with this series.

  • Genre: Crime, Thriller, and Mystery
  • Written by: Gaurav Shukla, Pranay Patwardhan, Niren Bhatt, Abhijeet Khuman
  • Directed by: Oni Sen
  • Number of Seasons: 1
  • Number of Episodes: 8
  • Cast: Arshad Warsi, Ridhi Dogra, Anupriya Goenka, Barun Sobti
  • Original Network: Voot
  • Audio Format: Dolby Digital

5. Mirzapur: Season 1 and Season 2

Best Hindi Web Series

It is a crime thriller series streaming on Amazon Prime. The story revolves around a powerful don Akhanandanand Tripathi in Mirzapur doing the business of carpet and guns. Munna, son of Akhandanand Tripathi, is an arrogant, unworthy, and power-hungry natural heir who will go to any extent to grab power. But the twist came when he faced Ramakant Pandit, a lawyer in the city of Mirzapur, and his two sons: Bablu Pandit and Guddu Pandit.

  • IMDB Rating: 8.5/10
  • First Episode Date: 16 November 2018
  • Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
  • Directed by: Mihir Desai, Gurmeet Singh, Karan Anshuman
  • Streaming Platform: Amazon
  • Cast: Shweta Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Divyendu Sharma, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Gaur, Shriya Pilagaonkar, and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.

6. Sacred Games

Best Hindi Web Series

The story is taken from Vikram Chandra's fiction book: Sacred Games. It is another crime-thriller Netflix original series. The story follows when troubled Mumbai Police Inspector Sartaj Singh received an anonymous call from dreaded gangster Ganesh Gaitonde, and he called him to inform future danger the city is going to face. Singh started his investigation to find the threat the city would face.

  • First Episode Date: 5 July 2018
  • Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Ranvir Shorey, Pankaj Tripathi, Kalki Koechlin
  • Written by: Smita Singh, Varun Grover, Vasanth Nath, Nihit Bhave
  • Directed by: Neeraj Ghaywan, Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane
  • IMDB Rating: 8.5/10
  • TV Network: Netflix

7. Rocket Boys

Best Hindi Web Series

It is the story of the renowned scientist Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and Dr. Homi J. Bhabha. These scientists have played a crucial role in India's History in molding India as a brave, independent, and powerful nation.

  • Genre: History and Drama
  • Number of Seasons: 1
  • Number of Episodes: 8
  • Cast: Regina Cassandra, Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh
  • Running Time: 35-40 minutes
  • Original Network: Sony Liv
  • Original release: 4 February 2022
  • Production Companies: Roy Kapur Films, Emmay Entertainment
  • IMDB Rating: 9/10

8. Paatal Lok

Best Hindi Web Series

It is another crime thriller amazon prime series. A thrilling chase starts between the Police and Conspirator who planned to kill the renowned journalist in National Capital, Delhi. Jaideep Ahlawat plays the role of the protagonist.

  • IMDB Rating: 8/10
  • Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
  • Release Date: 15 May 2020
  • Language: Hindi
  • Director: Prosit Roy, Avinash Arun
  • Producer: Anushka Sharma, Sudip Sharma, Karnesh Sharma
  • Writer: Sudip Sharma, Gunjit Chopra, Hardik Mehta and Sagar Haveli
  • Production: Clean Slate Filmz
  • Cast: Gula Panag, Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Kabi
  • Episodes: 9

9. Panchayat

Best Hindi Web Series

Abhishek, an engineering graduate, is not able to find a job of his potential. So, he decided the take up a government job. He has to work in a remote rural area as a secretary in Panchayat. He faces innumerable challenges while working in the rural area.

  • Genre: Comedy Drama
  • Cast: Neena Gupta, Jitendra Kumar, Raghubir Yadav, Biswapti Sarkar, Chandan Roy
  • Written by: Chandan Kumar
  • Directed by: Deepak Kumar Mishra
  • Editor: Amit Kulkarni
  • Running Time: 20-40 minutes
  • Production Company: The Viral Fever
  • Original Network: Amazon Prime Video


Best Hindi Web Series

It can be described as #PadhaiAurPyaar. The story unfolds when Rajat, Head of the Class, falls in love with a girl called Ishita. She is a newcomer to the coaching institute.

  • Genre: Romance, Drama
  • IMDB Rating: 9.3/10
  • Cast: Shivam Kakar, Tanya Maniktala, Ritivik Sahore, Sunakshi Grover
  • Co-Producer: Arun Kumar
  • Director: Apoorv Singh Karki
  • Writer: Jasdeep Singh, Kunal Aneja
  • Streaming Partner: MX player and TVF Play app
  • Number of Episodes: 10

11. Breathe into the Shadow

Best Hindi Web Series

"A father's love can save a life.... or take one" sets the stage for the thrilling and gritty series. Dr. Avinash Sabharwal found that the masked man had abducted his daughter name Siya. The masked man demanded to murder a man for his daughter's safe return.

  • IMDB Rating: 7.6/10
  • Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
  • Cast: Amit Sadh, Abhishek Bachchan, Nitya Menen, Saiyami Kher
  • Story by: Vikram Tuli, Mayank Sharma
  • Directed by: Mayank Sharma
  • Running Time: 45 minutes
  • Production company: Abundantia Entertainment
  • Original Date: 10 July 2020
  • Original Network: Amazon Prime Video

12. TVF Tripling

Best Hindi Web Series

It is a story about three siblings who are divorced, hopeless, and jobless and set out on a hilarious journey in an attempt to find themselves and their relations.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Written by: Sumeet Vyas and Rajesh Krishnan
  • Cast: Amol Parashar, Sumeet Vyas, and Maanvi Gagroo
  • Directed by: Sameer Saxena and Rajesh Krishnan
  • Producer: Arunabh Kumar
  • Running Time: 21 Minutes
  • Distributor: The Viral Fever
  • Original Network: Season1: Youtube and TVF Play and Season 2: Sony Liv

13. Grahan

Best Hindi Web Series

An Indian Police Service Officer, Amrita Singh, decided to resign from the post after facing constant political interference in policing work. Then she came to know that Gursevak Singh, her father, a Sikh, was accused of inciting the 1984 Anti-Sikh riot in Bokaro. Amrita was made in charge of investigating the 1984 Anti-Sikh riot.

  • Written by: Vibha Singh, Prateek Payodhi, Anu Singh Choudhary, Ranjan Chandel, Shailendra Kumar Jha, Anu Singh Choudhary
  • Cast: Zoya Hussain, Wamiqa Gabbi, Pawan Malahotra, Anshumaan Pushkar, Pawan Malhotra
  • Directed by: Ranjan Chandel
  • Production Company: Jar Pictures
  • Original Network: Hotstar
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4/10

14. Scam 1992

Best Hindi Web Series

The series is inspired by the true events, and it is the story of a stockbroker, Harshad Mehta, for his participation in the 1992 Indian Securities Scam. It will show how Bombay Stock Exchange crashed and impacted many investors, and exposed many loopholes in the Indian financial and banking sector.

  • Genre: Drama, Crime
  • Language: Hindi
  • Cast: Shreya Dhanwanthary, Hemant Kher, Pratik Gandhi, and Nikhil Dwivedi
  • Writer: Karan Vyas, Sumit Purohit, Saurav Dey, Vaibhav Vishal
  • Producer: Indranil Chakraborty, Sameer Nair, Deepak Segal
  • Director: Jai Mehta and Hansal Mehta
  • Production: Applause Entertainment
  • Episodes: 10
  • Streaming Network; Sony LIV
  • IMDB Rating: 9.5/10

15. Yeh Hai Meri Family

Best Hindi Web Series

The story was set in Jaipur Rajasthan in 1998, and the story is being told to the audience from the perspective of a 12-year-old boy, Harshu, and how he balances the friendship, family, school, and similar challenges in his childhood days.

  • Genre: Comedy and Drama
  • Cast: Akarsh Khurana, Mona Singh, Vishesh Bansal, Revathi Pillai
  • Writer: Saurabh Khanna
  • Director: Sameer Saxena
  • of seasons: 1
  • of Episodes: 7
  • Original Network: TVF Play
  • Release Date: 12 July 2018.
  • IMDB Rating: 9/10

16. Delhi Crime

Best Hindi Web Series

The Nirbhaya gang rape had shaken the country's conscience and made headlines worldwide. Netflix's series Delhi Crime shows how Delhi Police was sensitive and quick in arresting culprits in record time.

  • Genre: Anthology, Drama, and Crime
  • Cast: Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, Shefali Shah, Adil Hussain
  • Written by: Richie Mehta
  • Director: Richie Mehta
  • of Season: 1
  • of Episodes: 7
  • Running time: 45-64 min
  • Original Network: Netflix
  • Release Date: 22 March 2019
  • IMDB Rating: 8.5/10

17. Candy

Best Hindi Web Series

The series is shot in the chilling weather of the Himalayas, and the story revolves around a brutal murder of a high school student. This incident helped a crooked cop and agonized teacher to put their differences aside and conduct their investigation so that they could reach the killer.

  • IMDB Rating: 8.5/10
  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thrilling
  • Cast: Ronit Roy, Gopal Datt, Nakul Roshan, Manu Rishi Chadha, Ronit Roy
  • Director: Ashish R. Shukla
  • Streaming Platform: Voot

18. Hostages: Season 1

Best Hindi Web Series

Dr. Mira Anand was tasked to hold a major surgery operation on the Chief Minister, but before the surgery, her family was taken to hostage in her house by the four masked men. She was being asked to assassinate the chief minister, and in turn, they will free her family.

  • IMDB Rating: 6.8/10
  • Genre: Thriller, Mystery, and Crime
  • Written by: Mayukh Ghosh, Shiva Bajpai, Nisarg Mehta
  • Directed by: Sudhir Mishra
  • Cast: Dalip Tahil, Mohan Kapoor, Aashim Gulati, Parvin Dabas, Tisca Chopra, Ronit Roy
  • Production Companies: Applause Entertainment Banijay Asia
  • Original Network: Disney+Hotstar
  • Original release: Season 1- 31 May 2019

19. Special Ops

Best Hindi Web Series

Himmat Singh of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) found that a single person was the mastermind behind the Parliament Attack in India. He formed a task force consisting of five agents living in different parts of the world to catch the terrorist.

  • Genre: Thriller, Espionage, Action
  • Cast: Vipul Gupta, Vinay Pathak, Kay Kay Menon, Karan Tacker, Vipul Gupta
  • Written by: Benazir Ali Fida, Neeraj Pandey, Deepak Kingrani
  • Directed by: Shivam Nair, Neeraj Pandey
  • Distributor: Star India
  • Original Network: Disney+Hotstar
  • Original release: 17 March 2020

20. Gullak

Best Hindi Web Series

The Literal meaning of Gullak is Piggy Bank. It is a collection of the relatable and disarming story of the Mishra family.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Written by: Nikhil Vijay
  • Directed by: Amrit Raj Gupta
  • Cast: Geetanjali Kulkarni, Jameel Khan, Harsh Mayar, Vaibhav Raj Gupta
  • Producer: Arunabh Kumar
  • Production Company: The Viral Fever Media Labs
  • Original Network: TVF Play, Sony Liv
  • IMDB Rating: 9.1/10


Best Hindi Web Series

Aarya Sareen is a loving wife and devoted mother. She did not know about her husband's illegal business, and the twist came when her husband was murdered under mysterious conditions.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Written: Sandeep Shrivastav, Anu Singh Choudhary
  • Director: Vinod Rawat, Sandeep Modi, Ram Madhvani
  • Cast: Chandrachur Singh, Sushmita Sen, Namit Das, Ankur Bhatia
  • Distributor: Star India
  • Original Network: Hotstar
  • IMDB Rating:7.8/10

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