10 Most Popular Indian Web Series Of 2023, So Far

The 10 most popular Indian web series of the year 2023, so far, and it has been out for a while. We have seen some of these shows from India and we strive to watch a few of them.

And we have also shared articles about these Indian series in our focus magazine. This list is compiled by IMDb India, based on the popular choices of their users. For those, who are interested in knowing about the top ten Indian series, do check their names and other details shared below.


Farzi

Farzi is the number 1 show in the most popular Indian Web Series of 2023 so far, as per IMDb India.

Synopsis: Sunny(Shahid Kapoor), a brilliant small-time artist is catapulted into the high-stakes world of counterfeiting when he creates the perfect fake currency note, even as Michael (Vijay Sethupathi), a fiery, unorthodox task force officer wants to rid the country of the counterfeiting menace. In this thrilling cat-and-mouse race, losing is not an option!

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Genre: Drama, Suspense, Crime, Thriller, Dark Comedy

Season: One (1)

Episodes: Eight (8)

Network: Amazon Prime Video

FM comments: Read the FM review – Farzi: Money, Money, Money & Middle-Class Angst.


The Night Manager

The Night Manager is the number 2 show in the most popular Indian Web Series of 2023 so far, as per IMDb India.

Synopsis: A hotel’s night manager Shaan (Aditya Roy Kapur) is the only weapon against a dangerous arms dealer. With innocent lives at stake, Shaan is out to destroy Shelly’s (Anil Kapoor) demonic world.

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Genre: Drama, Thriller

Season: One (1)

Episodes: Seven (7)

Network: Disney+ Hotstar

FM comments: It is based on the British (UK) series The Night Manager. Both the British and Indian shows are inspired by the novel of the same name by John Le Carre. Our FM team members have seen the original 2016 British series, The Night Manager. However, none of us have seen this Indian series as yet. We might do so in the future. In that case, we shall share our reviews with you all.


Rana Naidu

Rana Naidu is the number 3 show in the most popular Indian Web Series of 2023 so far, as per IMDb India.

Synopsis: Rana Naidu (Rana Daggubati) is the go-to problem solver for the rich and famous. But when his father Naga Naidu (Venkatesh Daggubati) is released from jail, the one mess he can’t handle may be his own.

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Genre: Drama, Thriller

Season: One (1)

Episodes: Ten (10)

Network: Netflix

FM comments: It is based on the American (USA) series Ray Donovan. The original USA series was created by Ann Biderman for Showtime. Our FM team members have seen the original USA series, Ray Donovan. However, none of us have seen this Indian series as yet. We might do so in the future. In that case, we shall share our reviews with you all.


Jubilee

Jubilee is the number 4 show in the most popular Indian Web Series of 2023 so far, as per IMDb India.

Synopsis: In a newly independent India, a studio boss (Prosenjit Chatterjee), his movie-star wife (Aditi Rao Hydari), a trusted aide (Aparshakti Khurana), a nautch girl and a refugee will have their paths cross in their pursuit of stardom and riches.

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Genre: Drama

Season: One (1)

Episode: Ten (10)

Network: Amazon Prime Video

FM Comments: No one from our FM team has seen this Indian series as yet. We might do so in the future. In that case, we shall share our reviews with you all.


Asur 2 The Rise Of The Dark Side

Asur 2: The Rise of the Dark Side is the number 5 show in the most popular Indian Web Series of 2023 so far, as per IMDb India.

Synopsis: Shubh (Vishesh Bansal) returns for revenge and this season he takes the challenge to a whole new level. With the heroes fallen apart, will a desolate Dhananjay Rajpoot (Arshad Warsi) and a torn Nikhil Nair (Barun Sobti) be able to stop him?

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Genre: Thriller

Season: Two (2)

Episodes: Eight (8)

Network: Jio Cinema

FM comments: Read the FM review – Asur 2’s Villain Mixes Social Media & Mythology.


Dahaad

Dahaad is the number 6 show in the most popular Indian Web Series of 2023 so far, as per IMDb India.

Synopsis: When a series of women are found dead in public bathrooms under mysterious circumstances, Sub-inspector Anjali Bhaati is tasked with leading the investigation. As the case unravels she begins to suspect that the seemingly clear-cut suicides may be the work of a serial killer on the loose, triggering a riveting game of cat and mouse between a seasoned criminal and an underdog cop.

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Genre: Drama, Suspense

Season: One (1)

Episodes: Eight (8)

Network: Amazon Prime Video

FM comments: Read the FM review – Dahaad: Casteism Dominates In Serial Killer Tale.


Saas, Bahu Aur Flamingo

Saas, Bahu Aur Flamingo is the number 7 show in the most popular Indian Web Series of 2023 so far, as per IMDb India.

Synopsis: Savitri (Dimple Kapadia), the matriarch of a massive cartel in the lawless Borderlands, opens up a battle for succession to find her heir in a murky world of drugs and violence.

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Genre: Drama, Action, Conspiracy, Crime

Season: One (1)

Episodes: Eight (8)

Network: Disney+ Hotstar

FM Comments: No one from our FM team has seen this Indian series as yet. We might do so in the future. In that case, we shall share our reviews with you all.


Taaza Khabar

Taaza Khabar is the number 8 show in the most popular Indian Web Series of 2023 so far, as per IMDb India.

Synopsis: A public toilet caretaker’s poverty-stricken life takes a drastic U-turn when he helps an old woman. How long will fate smile upon him?

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Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Thriller

Season: One (1)

Episodes: Six (6)

Network: Disney+ Hotstar

FM Comments: No one from our FM team has seen this Indian series as yet. We might do so in the future. In that case, we shall share our reviews with you all.


Taj: Divided By Blood

Taj: Divided By Blood is the number 9 show in the most popular Indian Web Series of 2023 so far, as per IMDb India.

Synopsis: Fifteen years after his exile, Salim (Aashim Gulati) sets on a destructive path to avenge his lost love. While Daniyal (Shubham Kumar Mehra) impatiently awaits his succession, Akbar’s (Naseeruddin Shah) search for a worthy heir leads to more treachery and wars.

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Genre: Drama, History

Seasons: Two (2) Seasons

Episodes: S1 – Ten (10) Episodes & S2 – Eight (8) Episodes

Network: Zee5

FM Comments: No one from our FM team has seen this Indian series as yet. We might do so in the future. In that case, we shall share our reviews with you all.


Rocket Boys {Season 2 (2023)}

Rocket Boys (Season 2) is the number 10 show in the most popular Indian Web Series of 2023 so far, as per IMDb India.

Synopsis: Based on the Pokhran nuclear test Operation Smiling Buddha, Indian scientists buckle up for an audacious attempt to test the country’s first nuclear bomb as war looms. Dreams and moral ambiguities clash as India’s satellite programme expands amidst a change of guard at the highest level.

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Genre: Drama, Biography, History

Seasons: Two (2) Seasons

Episodes: S1 – Eight (8) Episodes & S2 – Eight (8) Episodes

Network: Sony Liv

FM Comments: No one from our FM team has seen this Indian series as yet. We might do so in the future. In that case, we shall share our reviews with you all.


We hope that you will enjoy watching these ten popular Indian series.

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