Top 10 Popular Indian Web Series
Here is the list of top 10 Indian web series. Indian web series were not so popular earlier but now viewers are migrating from TV to digital platform. These top 10 series are a must watch, Indian makers have come up with some different content which are no more about saas-bahu dram but actually a story, that is worth a view. Started with Permanent Roommates, Inside edge, Gehraiyaan, Girl in the city, and lot more to see.
10. Laakhon Mein Ek
This story revolves around a 15-year-old Aakash who, wants to make mimicry videos and post them online. He is planning to study commerce in Raipur but his father sends him to an IIT Coaching Institute far away from Raipur where, he was unable to cope with the syllabus. He was placed in section D, he met his roommates Bakri and Chudail. He discover it’s a whole new world and he is a misfit there.
Created by Biswa Kalyan Rath, Starring Ritwik Sahore as Aakash Alam Khan as Chudail and Jay Thakkar as Bakri in lead roles.
9. What the Folks
What The Folks encapsulates the familial struggles of Nikhil, a young man who is forced to live alone with his in-laws for a few weeks. Nikhil’s bitter-sweet interactions with his in-laws provide for humorous situations that will be highly relatable to many young men. WTF is a journey of how modern families are breaking stereotypes, overcoming generation gaps, and growing to love one another, in spite of often having starkly different world views.
Written by Anand Bhardwaj and Ayesha Nair.
Starring Veer Rajwant Singh as Nikhil, Vipin Sharma as Nikhil’s father-in-law, Deepika Amin as Nikhil’s mother-in-law, Eisha Chopra as Nikhil’s wife and Anula Navlekar as Nikhil’s Sister-in-law.
8. Girl in the City
It is bindass’s first fiction web series, revolves around a 21-year-old Meera Sehgal, a small town girl moves to Mumbai to live her dream of working in the fashion industry. She has 3 months to achieve her dreams, like most girls at her age, she is on a strict timeline. She has a scooter which she used to explore the city. The story is about the adventures in her new life and her journey in the big city.
Written by Sanyukta Chawla Shaikh, Starring Mithila Palkar as Meera and Rajat Barmecha as Kartik.
7. Sleepless Nights
It is story which revolves around a young couple, Shefali and Bunny. In the starting they were a happy and loving couple, the story goes on and Bunny continues to experience the torture of his girlfriend, which he was hiding from his parents. Shefali makes him her puppet, she shows her various mood swings and Bunny tries to fulfil her demands and please her. But his love story soon turns into a nightmare. At the end, it has message that how communication gap between parents and children ruins the lives of both, that should be immediately removed.
It is a first ever Punjabi web-series, based on a True story, Written by Sahil Dev, Starring Varun Singh Chawla as Bunny and Surleen Kaur as Shefali in lead role.
6. Black Sheep
This story is based on the real life of Shyam Renganathan. A 21-year old makes the biggest mistake. He was a student at an engineering college but his dream is to become a stand-up comedian so, he decided to drop out to pursue his dream. But he faces disapproval from his father, who is a Colonel in the army. The story is about the struggle and disapproval of a real protagonist.
Written by Bhargav Prasad, Starring Shyam Renganathan as Shyam, Sindhuri Nandhakumar as Pratyusha and Vaishwath Shankar as Nikhil. This serial is available in Tamil and English.
Story starts at a wedding celebration Where Haider Ali Khan is the best friend of the groom and Meera Kapoor is the best friend of bride. Haider is a typical Casanova and Meera is a carefree non-judgmental girl. They started casual flirt during the wedding ceremonies. Both are hiding a pain that is kept under wraps which, led them to be heartbroken several times. During a conversation, Haider asks Meera what is the story behind her non-judgmental, Meera tells him that she spent her entire life judging her parents for not loving each other until the day her father died in an unsuccessful attempt to save her mother from an accident. Meera tries to know what is bothering Haider, but they end up having an ugly fight. Meera decides to go away from Haider’s life after that Haider goes to his best friend Raza’s graveyard and confronts the grief of Raza’s death. He met Raza’s mother where he realize that he should not let true love go away. He stops Meera and confesses the love. On their engagement night, Haider comes to know that Raza was in love with none other than Meera, he mentally blames Meera for his friend’s death and breaks off his engagement with her. Will Haider and Meera be together? To find out, watch Tanhaiyan.
Story By: Gul khan and Gorky, Starring Barun Sobti as Haider Ali Khan, Surbhi Jyoti as Meera kapoor and Mohit Abrol as Siddharth Khanna. It is a Hindi romantic drama.
Gehraiyaan is the India’s first web horror series created by Vikram Bhatt.
This story revolves around a 26-year-old researcher and surgeon Reyna Malik and his oncologist friend Shekhar. Reyna took a break from surgery as she was going through a trauma and has just moved to Mumbai after the break. She is very eager to get back to work. But she begins to face mysterious and paranormal activities around her due to which, the hospital is not sure if she is ready for new assignments. She has no choice but to find out what the spirit wants from her.
Starring Sanjeeda Sheikh as Reyna Malik, and Vatsal Sheth as Sahil in lead role.
3. TVF Tripling
It is a story of three siblings Chandan, Chanchal and Chanchal. They started a hilarious journey. Chandan who was recently divorced, returns to Mumbai to meet his brother, Chitvan, a DJ at a pub, they met their sister Chanchal at Jodhpur, who is married into a royal family and faking her pregnancy, eventually they left Jodhpur to hit the road. They decided to meet their parents but find themselves lost in the desert, their car had stolen. How they manage to rescue and will they be able to reach their home?
Written By: Akarsh Kuhrana & Sumeet Vyas, Starring Sumeet Vyas as Chandan Sharma, Maanvi Gagroo as Chanchal, and Amol Parashar as Chitvan.
2. Inside Edge
It is an Indian-American web TV Series Based on a fictional T20 cricket Team, Mumbai Mavericks. Who play in the Power play League This series is an inside view of the game and politics involved it in.
Created by Karan Anshuman, Starring Vivek Oberoi as Vikrant Dhawan, Richa Chadha as Zarina Malik, Tanuj Virwani as Vayu Raghavan and Angad Bedi as Arvind Vashishth. This is Amazon’s Prime video’s first Indian original series.
1. Permanent Roommates
Permanent Roommates is an Indian web series created by The Viral Fever (TVF). This series is about a young couple, Tanya and MIkesh, Who were in a long distance relationship for 3 years, moved to a live in relationship, face the ups and down of togetherness and prospect of marriage.
Written By: Biswapati Sarkar, Starring Sumeet Vyas as Mikesh Chaudhary, Nidhi Singh as Tanya Mahipal and Deepak Kumar Mishra as Purushottam in leading roles.
It is a comedy, drama which has two seasons, first season was initially released on YouTube. Makers are also planning to release its third season in 2018.