Best of Hotstar web series for your next binge watch session

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Hotstar is a video-on-demand subscription-based streaming site that began its operations in India in 2015. It is none of the biggest streaming sites with 100,000 hrs of drama and movies in about 18 languages. The platform offers a wide variety of content such as tv shows, Bollywood and Hollywood movies, web series, and sports. Indian users can buy a Hotstar subscription for as little as 399/year. Hotstar web series list should be checked out if you are into web series. To save you your time here we are with a list of the best Hotstar web series offerings. Do give it a try.

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Best of Hotstar web series for you all your binge-watching plans:

1) Criminal Justice:

Criminal Justice is a crime thriller Hotstar web series. It is a Hindi language adaptation of the 2008 BBC show of the same name.

Criminal Justice
Released: 2019
No of episodes: 10
No of seasons: 1
Cast: Jackie Shroff, Pankaj Tripathi, Vikrant Massey, Anupriya Goenka.

Plot: 

The story revolves around Aditya(Vikrant Massey), a cab driver. One fine day Aditya makes a plan to meet his friends at a pub after work. Aditya takes his last passenger for his cab before calling it a day at work. Little did he know that this passenger is going to change his life forever. The last passenger named Sanaya Rath is not in her right state of mind. During the journey, Aditya discovers that Sanaya and he happen to be alumni of the same college. This ends up in a one-night stand between them. But when Aditya wakes up the next morning to see Sanya dead with eight stabs of Knife on her. Did Aditya murder her? How will the story end up? Do watch this Hotstar web series to find out more.

 

2) Hostages:

The two seasons of this Hotstar web series are an adaptation of an Israeli show of the same name.

Hostages
Released: 2019- 2020
No of episodes: 22
No of seasons: 2
Cast: Tisca Chopra, Ronit Roy, Mohan Kapoor, Sharad Joshi, more.
Plot:

This Hotstar web series is a crime thriller that is sure gonna keep you hooked until the very end. The story revolves around retired IPS Prithvi Singh. Prithvi’s wife is sick and needs a bone marrow transplant to survive. On the other hand, Dr Mira Anand played by Tisca Chopra is scheduled to perform high-profile heart surgery on Haryana’s CM. But, a night before the surgery Dr Mira’s family is held hostage by a gang lead by Prithvi Singh. Dr Mira is ordered to kill the CM while performing surgery to save her family. It is later revealed that the CM happens to be the biological father of Prithvi’s wife. He wanted to kill him to get his bone marrow to save his wife’s life. Will Dr Mira kill the CM. This and many more in this Hotstar web series. Do check it out.

3) Special Ops:

This Hotstar web series marks the digital debut of Neeraj Pandey. Some of his great works include movies like Baby(2015), A Wednesday, etc.

Special ops

Released: 2020
No of episodes: 8
No of seasons: 1
Cast: Sana Khan, Kay Kay Menon, Sayami Kher, Meher Vij.
Plot: 

This Hotstar web series revolves around the 2001 parliament attack. Himmat Singh, played by Kay Kay Menon, a RAW officer suspects that while the five terrorists involved in the parliament attack of 2001 were killed, there was a sixth terrorist who fleed. This sixth terrorist could also be the mastermind of the attack. Despite him presenting all the necessary evidence about this, his theory is ridiculed by his department. Himmat Singh forms a team of six undercover agents and sets on a mission to find the sixth terrorist and bring him to justice. If you are into spy thrillers, this Hotstar web series is a must-watch for you.

4) Aarya:

Aarya is a crime thriller Hotstar web series. It is also a comeback show of the evergreen Sushmita Sen.

Aarya
Released: 2020
No of episodes: 9
No of seasons: 1
Cast: Sushmita Sen, Chandrachur Singh, Flora Saini, Gargi Sawant, Sikandar Kher.
Plot: 

The plot of the web series revolves around our central character Aarya Sareen, played by our beloved Sushmita Sen. Aarya is a loving mother and a doting wife but her life takes a 360° turn when her husband Tej Sareen gets murdered. Aarya takes over her husband’s illegal drug business and becomes the ultimate mafia queen. She also seeks revenge for her husband’s murder. This Hotstar web series also marks the comeback of Sushmita Sen and we aren’t complaining. She can be seen doing a lot of action scenes which is a visual treat to her fans.

5) On Air With AIB:

On Air With AIB is a satirical comedy Talk Show where the four presenters find humour from the current political or daily life situations. This Hotstar web series is perfect if you are looking for a break from action or crime thrillers.

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Released: 2015
No of episodes: 23
No of seasons: 3
Plot:

On Air With AIB was a satirical comedy Hotstar web series that aired on Hotstar between 2015 to 2018. The theme of the show was Tragedy me Comedy, simply meaning to create comedy out of issues going on in society. The show got cancelled in October 2018 after two separate cases of sexual assault were filed against Tanmay Bhat and Gursimranjeet Singh Khamba. Two of the AIB presenters. But, luckily the show is still available on Disney+ Hotstar. You can give it a try if you are into satirical comedy.

6) The Office: 

An over-friendly boss trying to keep his employees charged up. This Hotstar web series is a must if you are looking for a light-hearted show to watch.

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The office

Released: 2019
No of episodes: 27
No of episodes: 2
Cast: Mukul Chauhan, Gopal Datt, Sayandeep Sen Gupta, Samridhi Deewan, more.
Plot: 

You will relate to this Hotstar web series if you are a 9-5 office employee. The story is about an over-friendly boss and his bored employees. Jagdeep Chaddha tries to crack lame jokes and keep his employee’s morals high but to no use. His employees are not impressed by his dad jokes but rather gets irritated but have to follow the golden rule of ‘laughing at boss’s joke is good for your professional health’. This sneak peeks into their office space is a good entertainer. This light-hearted show is like a breath of fresh air if you are looking for a break from action thrillers.

 

7) Out of Love: 

What happens when a loving wife encounters infidelity. Will she forgive, forget or fight? Check out this Hotstar web series to get your answers.

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Released: 2019
No of episodes: 5
No of seasons: 1
Cast: Rasika Duggal, Purab Kohli, Meenakshi Chaudhary, Soni Razdan, more.
Plot:

Out Of Love is a family drama that revolves around a picture-perfect family of a couple and their 11-year-old son. Dr Mira, played by Rasika Duggal is the centre of the show. The story revolves around her who is a successful doctor and a devoted wife and son. But, her life falls apart when she discovers a hair strand on her husband’s scarf. She digs in deeper to find out that her husband Akarsh is having an affair with a much younger lady Alia. What will Mira do? Will she forgive, forget or fight? This Hotstar web series has a lot to offer. Do give it a try.

8) Roar Of The Lion: 

The roar of the Lion is a docudrama web series on Hotstar. It narrates the story of the IPL team CSK and its comeback after two years of the ban in the 2013 spot-fixing case.

Roar of the lion
Released: 2019
No of episodes: 5
No of seasons: 1
Cast: Mahender Singh Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Suresh Raina, Shane Watson, Deepak Chahar.
Plot: 

The roar of the Lion is a Hotstar web series featuring Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni along with many other star players of the team. It is a docudrama that reflects upon the journey of CSK when it was banned from the IPL between 2015-2017. The plot revolves around the players of Chennai Super Kings as they share their thoughts and memories about the allegation and ban bout the 2013 spot-fixing case.

8) Mayanagri: The City Of Dreams: 

The tussle for power between a sister and a brother and all the drama that goes around in Indian political bed. This show has a lot to offer.

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Released: 2019
No of episodes: 10
No of seasons: 1
Cast: Priya Bapat, Eijaz Khan, Flora Saini, Amrita Bagchi, Siddarth Chandekar.

Plot:

The plot of this co-star web series revolves around a failed assassination and the aftermath that follows. A failed assassination on Ameya Rao Gaikwad, a polarising political figure of Mumbai leaves him in a coma. This leads to a dispute in the Gaikwad family as to who will be the next successor of the Gaikwad empire. The siblings fight for the throne forgetting all the ethics and morals. From politics to family drama and the strings of the underworld and the lust for power this co-star web series has a lot to offer. It is worth a watch.

10) Ted Talks:

The stories of success and failures will sure give you your needed inspiration.

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Released: 2017
No of episodes: 16
No of seasons: 2
Plot: 

Looking for some inspiration, this Hotstar talk show has got your back. Ted talk is a reality talk show hosted by Shahrukh Khan. The show features speeches from some prominent personalities like Google CEO Sundar Pichai, former captain of Indian women cricket team Mithali Raj, Ekta Kapoor, Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna, Karan Johar, and many more.

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