The onslaught of OTT platforms in India, such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Zee5 and Alt Balaji etc., brought a new craze and form of entertainment. Web series and films across various genres from different regions of the world can be enjoyed by people sitting at home.
Today there are many web series available that get made in India about Indian stories and people. They are so popular because of their superb dialogues, fantastic action sequences, stories with depth and intrigue, new talented actors, and veteran actors who are loved and have proved their mettle time and again.
Here is a list of currently streaming and upcoming Indian web series you can watch:
• The Family Man Season 2
Starring Bollywood mainstay Manoj Bajpayee and created by Raj Nidimoru, The Family Man is an action and crime blockbuster that left viewers with much anticipation regarding the following season. It is available on Amazon prime since 4th June.
• Little Things Season 4
Little Things stars the internet’s favourite couple, Dhruv and Kavya, portrayed by Dhruv Sehgal, the actor/writer and actress Mithila Palkar. Little things is a show not about the significant moments of life. Instead, it is an appreciation of the small moments in a couples life in Bombay while they try to grow as individuals and in a relationship. It is a feel-good show which doesn’t shy away from asking deep questions about love life and career in modern India, available on Netflix.
• Kota Factory Season 2
As the name suggests, the Kota factory is about the IIT coaching institutes in India’s Kota city. The first season consisted of five episodes and is available on Youtube, created by the famous Indian YouTube channel the viral fever and its creator Jitendra Kumar. The show follows the life of a young boy aspiring to become an IITian along with his friends. Its second season will be available exclusively on Netflix.
• Finding Anamika
The show stars Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit and marks her debut on OTT platforms. The story is a thriller about the disappearance of a well-known celebrity. It will be available on Netflix.
Ray is an anthology of celebrated Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray, inspired by three short stories and starring seasoned Indian actors such as Kay Kay Menon and Manoj Bajpayee. The show is expected to create a massive buzz with its fantastic star cast and Satyajit Ray’s engaging stories. The show will be available on Netflix on 25th June.
• Delhi Crime Season 2
It is another highly anticipated release after the success of the first season, winning an Emmy award. The shoe followed the infamous Delhi gang rape of 2013, and the second season will be following a different storyline with the same characters. It will be available this year on Netflix.
• Special Ops, Season 2
Releasing on Disney+hotstar, this crime thriller was given high ratings and reviews for its first season.
• Rudra- The Edge of Darkness
Beginning his web series career with this series, Ajay Devgn is all set with this remake of the British show Luther starring Idris Elba. Releasing on Disney+Hotstar, this is another show we’re looking forward to.
• Made in Heaven Season 2
If you’re also one of the many who were smitten by this show’s grand weddings and high fashion, then you’re in for a treat. Made in heaven follows Tara as she goes through a turbulent marriage while keeping up her wedding planning business. She is joined by her co-star, who has his issues with life and brings a richer and more intense feel to the show. It will be available on Amazon Prime.
Starring Sakshi Talwar and produced by Anushka Sharma, Mai is a thriller about a mother who somehow ends up tangled with crime and violence. It will release on Netflix on 4th July.