Top 10 Best Indian Web Series of 2020

Over the last few years, the Internet has become an amazing platform for new talent to start their career. Also, showrunners started experimenting with different themes that contributed to an amazing collection of Hindi web series. In 2020, we saw a rivalry between different genres in the OTT space. Consequently, binge-watching becomes our favorite activity, especially during the lockdown period. As per the reports, the Indian OTT platform market is all set to fire with the rise from Rs. 42.50 billion in the fiscal year 2019 to Rs. 237.86 billion by the fiscal year 2025.
As the year ends, Turn around & look back at the top 10 Indian web series we watched this year from the safety of our homes during COVID time.

Top 10 Best Indian Web Series Of 2020


Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story
This Hansal Mehta story raised the bar to cloud 7 in 2020 for Indian Webspace with a 9.6 IMDb rating. This biographical drama is set in 1980 that revolves around the life of a stockbroker Harshad Mehta. Ever since its release, the series has become a big hit among OTT viewers. The star cast of the series Pratik Gandhi, Hemant Kher, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Sharib Hashmi, Nikhil Dwivedi, etc got a lot of appreciation because they all justified their roles very well.


A comedy-drama of Amazon Prime Video revolves around the story of an engineering graduate who joins a government job as Panchayat secretary with dissatisfaction due to the lack of better job opportunities. The series released during the lockdown period & got an 8.7 IMDb rating due to its comic timing. Also, the strong casting of the series is Neena Gupta, Jitendra Kumar, Raghubir Yadav, Chandan Roy & Biswapati Sarkar.

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Special OPS
The action thriller Special OPS ranked in the third position according to IMDB rating. This web series was the digital debut of the filmmaker Neeraj Pandey. The series has eight episodes. Kay Kay Menon as Himmant Singh from RAW with his five agents across the world makes a plan to catch the mastermind behind attacks in the country.

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Bandish Bandits
In the era of crime-thriller-suspense web series, Bandish Bandits gave a complete surprise to the audience with its totally different genre. It is a love story of a classical singing student Radhe & a pop sensation Tammana who come together to merge two different styles of singing to see if it works or not. The lead roles are played by Ritwik Bhowmick & Shreya Choudhary.

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Mirzapur 2
The most awaited sequel of hugely popular Amazon’s prime series named Mirzapur settled on the fifth position. By connecting the dots of the previous season, this season is all about taking revenge on Munna Bhaiya by Guddu & Golu for their lives’ dark turn in the climax of the first season. The star cast of the show has a group of new talent like Priyanshu Painyuli, Isha Talwar, etc along with the star cast of the previous season.

Asur: Welcome To Your Dark Side
Arshad Warsi & Barun Sobti starrer Voot Select’s crime thriller Asur: Welcome to your Dark Side story revolves around serial killing. Nikhil Nair, a forensic-expert-turned-teacher returns to CBI to investigate gory murders with his mentor Dhananjay Rajpoot. The story is set in the backdrop of Varanasi.

pataal lok

Pataal Lok
Anushka Sharma’s digital debut Paatal Lok is a crime-thriller. Jaideep Ahlawat played the role of a Delhi police cop named Hathiram Chaudhary who is given a lifetime case. From the country’s journalism to politics, everything is shown in the series.


The Akshay Oberoi starrer series landed on the eighth rank as per IMDb rating. Akshay Oberoi played the role of a drug addict named Shiv Mathur who finds himself in a rehab center which is run by some people mysteriously. The other star cast of the series is Ranvir Shorey, Shweta Basu Prasad, Nakul Bhalla & Prakash Belawadi.


Zee 5 original crime-thriller directed by Ken Ghosh & produced by BP Singh comes on the ninth position in the list of 2020’s web series. Actor Kunal Khemu plays the role of a cop named Abhay who is part of the STF team & understands the mindset of a criminal. In the series, he is playing against some sharper evil masterminds.


Sushmita Sen made her digital debut with Hotstar’s crime-thriller, Aarya. She runs her husband’s drug empire which she hates, after his death to protect her family. It ended at a cliffhanger, making fans eager for the next season of the series.

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