Here is the list of the “50 Most Popular Indian Web Series of All Time”, on its website of the IMDb. So, let us continue with the countdown of the popular Indian web series and their information in part three.
After glancing through the said list on the IMDb website, our Focus Magazine team realized that with a few exceptions (the Indian series that we have yet to watch), we have seen most of the web series of India. We have decided, hence, in the coming weeks, we shall try to share an article about the web series that we have seen and liked or loved. Again, we continue the reverse countdown, this time from the 30 to 21 rank.
#30 in 50 Most Popular Indian Web Series
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Abhay Pratap Singh, the gutsy cop who can outwit any criminal, is back. Only this time, he is up against some sharper and hardened evil masterminds. Join him as he sets out on the road to justice with a darker and edgier.
Cast: Kunal Kemmu, Ratnesh Mani, Devender Chaudhry, Simarjeet Singh Nagra, etc.
Seasons & Episodes: S1, E8 (2019); S2, E8 (2020); S3, E8 (2022)
#29 in 50 Most Popular Indian Web Series
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
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?
Cast: Bhuvan Bam, Shriya Pilgaonkar, J.D. Chakravarthi, etc.
Seasons & Episodes: S1 & E6 (2023)
Network: Disney Hotstar
Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega
#28 in 50 Most Popular Indian Web Series
A group of small-town young men run a lucrative phishing operation until a corrupt politician wants in on their scheme — and a cop wants to fight it.
Cast: Amit Sial, Sparsh Srivastav, Monika Panwar, etc.
Seasons & Episodes: S1 & E10 (2020); S2 & E8 (2022)
Broken But Beautiful
#27 in 50 Most Popular Indian Web Series
Genre: Drama, Romance
Broken But Beautiful is a tale of a broken couple. Veer and Sameera are two individuals who have struggled in matters of love. They have been left broken and damaged after they lost their significant others with whom they imagined a lifetime. Broken But Beautiful is a top trending web series that focuses on romance, healing, heartbreaks, second chances, and pain. But, how will Veer and Sameera overcome their pain? Will they ever get to mend their past wounds? Will they ever believe in the magic of true love?
Cast: Vikrant Massey, Harleen Sethi, Poppy Jabbal, etc.
Seasons & Episodes: S1 & E11 (2018); S2 & E10 (2019); S3 & E10 (2021)
Network: AltBalaji / MX Player
#26 in 50 Most Popular Indian Web Series
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
It is a one-of-a-kind college drama that will transport you back to the fun times of college while mirroring the challenges that come with it. Campus Diaries’ story narrates the life of six students from Excel University. Just like any other college student, they too experience the starter pack of college life filled with new friends, budding romances, first bunks, independent lifestyle and canteen wars. However, these students also deal with something more. The Campus Diaries series also focuses on how five friends deal with issues of drug use, discrimination, toxic relationships and one-sided love.
Cast: Harsh Beniwal, Ritvik Sahore, Srishti Rindani, etc.
Creators: Abhishek Yadav, Prem Mistry
Seasons & Episodes: S1 & E12 (2022)
Network: MX Player
#25 in 50 Most Popular Indian Web Series
Genres: Crime, Drama
Following the police force as they investigate high-profile crimes in Delhi, this series has seasons inspired by both real and fictional events.
Cast: Shefali Shah,Rajesh Tailang,Rasika Dugal, etc.
Creator: Richie Mehta
Seasons & Episodes: S1 & E7 (2019); S2 & E5 (2022)
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#24 in 50 Most Popular Indian Web Series
Genre: Drama, History
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.
Cast: Jim Sarbh, Saba Azad, Regina Cassandra, etc.
Creator: Nikkhil Advani
Seasons & Episodes: S1 & E8 (2022); S2 & E8 (2023)
Network: Sony Liv
#23 in 50 Most Popular Indian Web Series
Genre: Comedy, Drama
When an investor deal falls through, Naveen decides to pivot their company. Employees resign, their product fails, and personal relationships go through several tests. Will the Pitchers survive?
Cast: Naveen Kasturia, Arunabh Kumar, Abhay Mahajan, etc.
Creator: Arunabh Kumar
Seasons & Episodes: S1 & E5 (2015); S1 & E5 (2022)
Network: Zee5 / TVF Play
#22 in 50 Most Popular Indian Web Series
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Set in quaint by-lanes in the heart of India, Gullak is a collection of disarming and relatable tales of the Mishra family. Join Santosh & Shanti Mishra, and their sons Annu and Aman, as they savour the many flavours of a small-town life with a smattering of humour, wit and of course, ladleful love.
Cast: Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, etc.
Creator: Shreyansh Pandey
Seasons & Episodes: S1 & E5 (2019); S2 & E5 (2021); S3 & E5 (2022)
#21 in 50 Most Popular Indian Web Series
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Aarya is forced to return to India and face her family and enemies. With multiple attacks jolting her, can she and her children escape the threats of the past? When her world suddenly turns upside down, will Aarya become the very thing she hated? How far will she go to survive and protect her family?
Cast: Sushmita Sen, Vikas Kumar, Ankur Bhatia, etc.
Creators: Ram Madhvani, Sandeep Modi
Seasons & Episodes: S1 & E9 (2020); S2 & E8 (2021)
Network: Disney Hotstar
The creation and production of the web series in India is more of a recent phenomenon. With more and more people turning towards streaming services for entertainment, we are going to see much more robust growth in this market.
FM article: India’s 50 Most Popular Web Series Of All Time-1 (from 50 to 41)
FM article: India’s 50 Most Popular Web Series Of All Time-2 (from 40 to 31)
FM article: India’s 50 Most Popular Web Series Of All Time-4 (from 20 to 11)
FM article: India’s 50 Most Popular Web Series Of All Time-5 (from 10 to 1)
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