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Best of Indian Web Series On Amazon Prime.

Seema Sinha

 

Amazon Prime video is indisputably one of the best online streaming sites in the world. Being launched in 2006 Amazon Prime have kept its users entertained throughout the years with their best offerings. It provides it’s viewers first-hand access to the latest Bollywood and Hollywood content, regional cinema and the web series. Web series tends to be the most popular category among Amazon prime video viewers. Here we have jotted down a list of a few of the most-watched Indian web series on Amazon Prime.

Do give these web series a try if you are planning to binge-watch web series this weekend.

1) Inside Edge:

A lot of on-field and off-the-field drama is awaiting you in this amazing sports web series. If you wanna take a look at the inside world of the rather glamorous-looking cricket world, this Indian web series on Amazon Prime is for you.

Best web series on Amazon prime

Released: 2017
No of seasons: 2
No of episodes: 20
Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Aamir Bashir, Richa Chaddha, Sapna Pabbi.

Plot:

This Amazon Prime web series is inspired by the most popular t20 league of India the Indian Premier League takes its viewers on a journey into the inside world of a rather glamorous cricket world. The story depicts all the fixing, sex scandals, doping controversies, politics involved, betting happening in the inside world of cricket.

2) Laakhon Mein Ek:

Lakhon Mein Ek is a two seasoned Indian web series on Amazon Prime. Both the seasons deal with two different stories so there is no need to follow any sequence. You can choose to watch either of the two seasons.

Laakhon me ek
Released: 2017
No of seasons: 2
No of episodes: 14
Cast: Biswa Kalyan Rath, Alam Khan, Ajita Kulkarni, Ritwik Sahore, Shweta Tripathi, more.

Plot:

Season one deals with the story of a teenage boy Aakash who is an average student. His father pushes him to pursue IIT and sends him to ‘Genius Infinity coaching institute’ in Vishakhapatnam. There Aakash is put into grade D with all the other students with lower marks. The teachers don’t want to teach this class and thus students rely on illegal methods for getting through their exams. Aakash soon falls for drugs which further increases his plight.

Laakhon me ek

Season two emphasis the sad condition of the deteriorating healthcare system in India. Dr Shreya is placed in posted in Sitlapur village to conduct a cataract camp. But the villagers aren’t the biggest believers in Government healthcare. Dialogues like “ask them to spend more on healthcare and less on political campaigns” rightly hit the emotional quotient of the viewers.

3) Pushpavalli:

The lead actress of the web series, Pushpavalli takes a vague decision of leaving everything behind and shifting to an unknown place just to chase a man she crushes on. What does this instinctive decision of her lead to? To find out, check out the web series.

Indian web series on Amazon prime
Released: 2017
No of seasons: 2
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Sumukhi Suresh, Naveen Richard, Manish Anand, Preetika Chawla, without Gargi, more.

Plot:

Pushpavalli makes it to our best Indian web series on Amazon Prime list because it touches on a very sensitive issue of an overweight woman struggling with the word to pursue the love of her life. Pushpavalli falls for Nikhil, a food exporter. She ditches her family, her job, and everything else that is possible and shifts to a lane in Banglore where Nikhil works. She plans her every step to get close to Nikhil but makes it appear an accident. Pushpavalli manages to get closer to Nikhil and develops a friendly relationship with him but will she manage to win his heart. This romantic comedy web series is a perfect eazy breezy watch.

4) Shaitaan Haveli: 

If you wanna have a nostalgia shot of an 80s cliched Bollywood horror movie this recent Indian web series on Amazon Prime will be a perfect pick.

Shaitaan Haveli
Released: 2018
No of seasons: 1
No of episodes: 8
Cast: Varun Thakur, Pipa Hughes, Kanchan Pagare, Neha Chauhan, Bhupesh Singh, Zahid Ali, more.

Plot: 

A cliche modern-day horror web series that provides everything but horror. It narrates a typical plot where a B-grade movie director who is low on budget goes on to shoot a horror film in an isolated haveli between a dense jungle. The cast and crew soon realise that the haveli is haunted and they are not only making a horror movie but are also living one.

5) Breathe: 

‘Breathe’ is a 2018 crime drama Indian web series on Amazon Prime. The web series explores the idea of ‘how far will you go to save your loved ones?’

Breath
Released: 2018
No of seasons: 1
No of episodes: 8
Cast: R. Madhavan, Amit Sadh, Sapna Pabbi, Neena Kulkarni, Atharva Vishwakarma, Hrishikesh Joshi, more.

Plot:

Danny, played by R. Madhavan is a loving but helpless father who can do very little to save his son Josh who is suffering from damaged lungs. Josh has only five months left to live if he doesn’t get his lungs transplant done. So, his father Danny decides to do everything he can to save his son. Danny goes on to kill potential organ donors to get a pair of lungs for his child. The other main character is inspector Kabir Sawant, played by Amit Sadh. He investigates the case of a string of murders of potential organ donors. Will Danny be able to save his son? Or will Kabir nab Danny before he can do so? Do watch this amazing web series to know more.

6) Mirzapur:

Set in Uttar Pradesh, this Amazin Prime web series depicts the social and administrative system of UP where a mafia don is above everyone else. A criminal who considers himself next to god and a dedicated cop, what else can you ask from a crime thriller?

Best web series on Amazon Prime
Released: 2018
No of seasons: 2
No of episodes: 19
Cast: Pankaj Tripathi as (Kaleen Bhaiya), Vikrant Massey, Ali Fazal, Shriya Pilgaonkar, more.

Plot:

This web series is the most popular Indian web series on Amazon Prime Video. It portrays the dead administrative system of Uttar Pradesh. The web series traces the political power of Akhanand Tripathi, the mafia don and the sole ruler of Mirzapur who is above all the law of the land and whom no one dares to touch. But, Akhanand Tripathi aka Kaleen Bhaiya gets in trouble when his Munna kills a groom in a celebratory firing at his wedding. What will Kaleen Bhaiya do to get his son out of this mess? What are the crimes involved and much more? Try to find your answers through this one of the best web series by Amazon Prime Video.

7) Made in Heaven: 

This is not a typical web series with a theme of marriage. It has more to offer than just a South Delhi aunty sitting and bitching about the marriage preparations. Miss out on this masterpiece at your own risk.

Made in heaven
Released: 2019
No of seasons: 1
No of episodes: 9
Shobhita Dhulipala, Arjun Mathur, Jim Sarabh, Kalki Koechlin, Shivangi Raghuvanshi, more.

Plot:

This Amazon Prime web series can not be missed when we are talking about the best web series of all time. The story of the web series deals with topics like marrying a tree to eliminate bad luck, the girl should be virgin and more likes. Amid all this chaos are our lead characters Tara and Karan, the wedding planners and owners of the ‘Made In Heaven’ wedding planning agency who makes sure that the pheras happen on time. Tara is married to a rich heir Adil but she believes in earning her own money. On the other hand, Karan is drowning in loans to his neck. Adding on, he is also ashamed of his homosexuality. This modern-day web series with a hint of the traditional and orthodox customs is a must-watch.

8) Four More Shots Please: 

The story is of four unapologetic women from Mumbai who love mixing their worries in their tequila shots and drinking it away.

Best web series on Amazon prime
Released: 2019
No of seasons: 2
No of episodes: 20
Cast: Kirti Kulkarni (as Anjana Menon), VJ Bani (as Umang Singh), Sayani Gupta (as Damini Rizwi), Maanvi Garoo (as Siddhi Patel).

Plot: 

Four more shots please is a web series that explores the lives of four women who are unapologetically unapologetic battling their life battles in the city of Mumbai. These women tend to have many personal and professional problems but they drink it away every few days when they meet at their favourite garage bar ‘Truck’. The web series also perfectly portrays how Indian society judges women who don’t make up for their so-called traditional values. Try this bold yet beautiful Indian web series on Amazon Prime over a few shots of tequila this weekend.

9) Mind The Malhotras: 

The show is adapted from an Israeli drama named ‘La Famiglia’. It also has an uncanny resemblance to American Sitcom called ‘Modern Family’. In times of crime thrillers, this family drama is like a much-needed breathe of fresh air.

Best web series in Amazon Prime
Released: 2019
No of seasons: 1
No of episodes: 9
Cast: Mini Mathur, Cyrus Sahukar, Denzil Smith, Sushmita Mukerjee, Anandita Pagnis, Nikki Sharma, more.

Plot: 

‘Mind the Malhotras’ is a story that revolves around the Malhotra family consisting of a couple named Shefali and Rishabh Malhotra. The couple has been married for more than two decades now and has three kids namely, Jia, Dia, and Youhan. Rishabh and Shefali Malhotra observe that a lot of couples in their friend’s circle have gotten a divorce or are considering one. This makes the couple restless and to dug any chances of their relationship falling apart, the couple decides to receive family therapy. They end up at Dr Gulfam’s clinic. Dr. Gulfam makes the couple open up about every detail about their relationship, even their bedroom romance as a part of the therapy.

10) The Family Man: 

The task of fighting the terrorists on one hand and keeping his family safe from the dangers that his job involves on other hand, how will Srikant manage to do so. This web series is a must-watch.

The family man

Released: 2019
No of seasons: 1
No of episodes: 10
Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Sharad Kelkar and Priyamani.

Plot:

The web series features Manoj Bajpayee as Srikant Tiwari, a middle-class man secretly working as an intelligence officer for the Threat Analysis and Surveillance Cell (TASC), a fictitious branch of the National Investigation Agency. While Srikant Tiwari is fighting with the terrorist on one hand he also has to keep his family safe from the dangers that his secret job involves. Shrikant’s juggle between being a family man and a secret service agent also provides the viewers with a dash of comedy. This Indian web series on Amazon Prime is sure not to be missed.

11) The Forgotten Army:

The web series narrates the story of Azad Hind Fauj and how it got lost in the pages of history. The forgotten army is a beautifully created show that presents to you a fresh never seen before the story.

Best web series on amazing prime
Released: 2020
No of seasons: 1
No of episodes: 5
Cast: Sunny Kaushal, Sharvari Wagh, Rohit Choudhary, TJ Bhanu, Karanvir Malhotra, more.

Plot:

This Indian web series on Amazon Prime is one of the best period drama web series that was ever produced. The plot is based on the true story of the Indian National Army, a battalion of Indian soldiers led by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. While Gandhiji on one hand was leading the struggle for Indian Independence, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose thought that India should challenge Britishers for war and snatch victory in for of India’s independence. The show will definitely awaken the sleeping patriot inside you which usually only wakes up on Independence and Republic day. While the story is mainly based on India’s struggle for independence the makers rightly manage to show us a love story between two soldiers namely Sodhi and Maya. With the motive of reminding the nation of Netaji’s Forgotten Army, this Kabir Khan directorial is worth a watch.

12) Panchayat:

An engineering graduate city boy lands a job as a secretary in a village panchayat. What follows next is a string of unique and weird events that will bring you laughter and also give you a serious message at the same time. It a not to miss web series for sure.

Panchayat
Released: 2020
No of seasons: 1
No of episodes: 8
Cast: Neena Gupta, Jitendra Kumar.

Plot:

The story of the web series revolves around Abhishek Tripathi, a fresh engineering graduate who fails to get a placement in the final year of his college and the only option he has left is to either stay unemployed or to take up a job as a Panchayat secretary in a remote village of Uttar Pradesh. A city boy ending up in a remote village leads into hilarious turns of events. This Amazon Prime Video is one of its kind. Do give it a try.

13) Paatal Lok:

Produced by Anushka Sharma’s production house the Clean Slate Films, this web series garnered both critical and popular acclaim. It is one of the most popular web series of 2020.

Paatal lok
Released: 2020
No of seasons: 1
No of episodes: 9
Cast: Jaideep Ahlawat (as Hathiram Chowdhary), Abhishek Banerjee (as Hathoda Tyagi), and Gul Panag.

Plot:

The show revolves around Hathiram Chowdhary (Jaideep Ahlawat), a cynical cop who gets assigned to investigate a high-profile case. As he gets caught in the investigation, he gets dragged into the darker realms of the underworld. Patal Lok is inspired by traditional concepts of Svarga, Dharti, and Paatal (heaven, earth, and the hell), as metaphors for the different classes of India and the four estates, with the Paatal (hell) being served as the prime phase of the storyline, which takes places in East Delhi. This Indian web series on Amazon Prime was one of the most popular Indian web series. It bagged multiple awards for various departments including acting, direction, and production.

14) Bandish Bandits: 

The web series brings to you an amalgamation of classical and pop music. It is a delight for music lovers. Do watch this web series. We are sure you won’t regret it.

Indian web series on Amazon prime
Released: 2020
No of seasons: 1
No of episodes: 10
Cast: Ritwik Bhowmik, Shreya Chaudhary, Nawazuddin Shah.

Plot:

Bandish Bandits is a musical Indian web series available on Amazon Prime. The story of the web series revolves around Radhe, a classical singer who wants to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather when it comes to singing. On the other hand, Tamanna is a sensational pop star from Mumbai who aspires to be India’s first international pop star. However, her latest music single was badly trolled, and her company is looking into terminating her contract. This, Tamanna sets on a journey to jodhpur to find inspiration. That’s where these two people from different backgrounds but common interests meet.

15) Comicstaan:

The web series became the most-watched Indian web series on Amazon Prime in its first week of release. The tremendous success of the show enabled the makers to expand the show in the Tamil language as well.

Indian web series on Amazon Prime
Released: 2018
No of seasons: 2
No of episodes: 12
Cast: Kaneez Surka, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Kanan Gill, Kenny Sebastian, Zakir Khan, Sumukhi Suresh, Neeti Palta.

Plot: 

‘Comicstaan’ is a stand-up comedy competition Indian web series on Amazon Prime. The show included stand-up comedians as contestants across the nation. The show was judged by renowned names of stand-up comedy fraternity, like Kenny Sebastian, Zakir Khan, Neeti Palta, and more. 10 contestants were selected on basis of their audition. Selected contestants had to compete with each other through seven rounds to find a spot in the grand finale. The contestants had to present stand-up comedy on a range of comedic genres like anecdotal, observational, topical, comedy of terrors, alternate comedy, etc. We won’t spoil it for you by revealing the names of the winners. Do watch this amazing web series to find it yourself. The winner received prize money of 10,00,000 rupees.

We hope you enjoy our recommended web series. Happy Bing-Watching!!!

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