Top 20 Best Indian Web-Series of 2018-19 Based on IMDb Ratings

By Arindom Deka | 1.0k |

With so many Indian webseries to stream through, there are some which stand out from the rest and become prominent in Indian pop-culture. Here is a list of the best web-series India had to offer during 2018-2019.

20. Hostages

Based on the Iranian series of the same name, this Hotstar show stars Tisca Chopra and Ronit Roy in stellar preformances and make it a show worth your time.

19. Roar of the Lion

This Hotstar docuseries starring MS Dhoni focuses on the journey of Chennai Super Kings through their infamous spot-fixing controversy, their two-year ban and the incredible comeback during 2018 IPL. This show gives us a detailed look at a great comeback story and even if you might not be a CSK fan, you will stick through for the love of Mahi.

18. Girls Hostel

The TVFPlay show features Shristi Shrivastava, Ahsaas Channa, Parul Gulati and Simran Natekar in stellar performances in a story of friendship, family, love and rivalry in an all-girls hostel campus.

17. ImMature

This TVF produced comedy-filled ride is sure to take you on a nostalgic trip. The show revolves around 16-year old Dhruv played by Omkar Kulkarni through his high-school days with his two friends. It also features Gopal Dutt and Jitendra Kumar in scene-stealing performances.

16. Apharan

The AltBalaji action-thriller is a joyride full of hilarious comedy and mindblowing suspense. Arunoday Singh and Mahie Gill give mind-blowing performances as the lead players with sure chills and mischievous dialogue.

15. Bard of Blood

The SRK produced Netflix original stars Emraan Hashmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Vineet Kumar Singh and Jaideep Ahlawat in a fast-paced action thriller filled with never-ending twists and suspenseful cliffhangers. Based on the espionage novel of the same name, it is a high-octane action-thriller which will put you on the edge of your seats.

14. Flames

The TVFPlay original is surely to take you on a nostalgic ride of your teenage days of having your first crush while trying to do good in examinations . Starring Ritwik Sahore and Tanya Maniktala, this show manages to hit all chords with it's stellar selection of songs from the late 80's and 90's in their episodes. The much-awaited Season 2 of the show premiered on 18th October.

13. Rangbaaz

Based on the life of the notorious UP gangster Shri Prakash Shukla, the show stars Saqib Saleem in the lead alongwith Tigmanshu Dhulia, Ranvir Shorey and Aahana Kumra in great performances. The show is an unbelievable tale of the gangster marked by a stellar cast set in the rustic background of Gorakhpur in the 90's.

12. College Romance

This webseries is the story of three college BFF's, Karan, Trippy and Naira and their ridiculous yet heartwarming love stories. Set during the college days, this is a cute, funny and beautiful tale elevated by the performances of Manjot Singh, Apoorva Arora and Keshav Sadhna.

11. Criminal Justice

Based on the acclaimed UK drama of the same name, this thriller stars Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi and Jackie Shroff in amazing performances in a story so addictive, you might not even notice the time pass by.

10. Laakhon Mein Ek

Biswa Kalyan Rath's amazing anthology series about underachievers hits your hearts with comical and at times, heartbreaking ways. The first season stars Flames star Ritwik Sahore as Aakash struggling through life at an IIT coaching institute. The second season stars Shweta Tripathi of Masaan and Haraamkhor fame trying to go against the government to bring better medical facility in a small village.

9. Breathe

Featuring R.Madhavan and Amit Sadh at their finest, this Amazon Prime drama features a gripping and shocking tale of a desperate father and the lengths he could go to save his son.

8. Made in Heaven

The Amazon Prime webseries tackles through different stories with one common link, a wedding planning agency called Made in Heaven. Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti brings us yet another amazing story that deals with issues considered still taboo in our society. Led by Sobhita Dhulipala and Arjun Mathur, this show features a huge cast of talent such as Jim Sarbh, Kalki Koechlin, Vinay Pathak among others and also feature a new set of familiar faces every episode.

7. Gullak

Gullak is the tale of the Mishras, more like different events in their lives as they live through them despite difficulties faced by a typical middle-class family. Starring Jameel Khan and Gitanjali Kulkarni as the heads of the family, they give some of the most amazing performances in the recent years.

6. Mirzapur

The Amazon Prime crime-drama is full of action, blood, slangs and frankly we can't get enough of it. Pankaj Tripathi shines as the brutal Kaleen Bhaiya with Ali Fazal, Divyendu Sharma and Vikrant Massey in some of their best performances of their career.

5. The Family Man

Manoj Bajpayee is one of the finest actors of India and he proves it all over again in Amazon Prime's crime-thriller where he plays Srikant , a middle-class man secretly working for the National Investigation Agency. With an amazing story, great characters and mindblowing twists, this show is sure to stay as a gem of Indian webseries.

4. Delhi Crime

Based on the infamous 2012 Delhi gangrape case, this is a hard-hitting drama that may make viewers uncomfortable but at the same time make us aware of the tragedy and shock that was faced by the victims and the authorities at that time. Shefali Shah and Rasika Dugal give outstanding performances with Adil Hussain, Gopal Dutt and Denzil Smith rounding up the supporting cast.

3. Kota Factory

TVF has become known for their relatable stories and once again they deliver their finest with Kota Factory. Set in Kota, the hub of the IIT coaching centres in India, the show focuses on Vaibhav played by Mayur More, as he struggles through studies with some great friends and an amazing mentor, Jeetu Bhaiya played by the extremely likable Jitendra Kumar. Set in black and white, the show deals with the trauma that education can bring on humans.

2. Sacred Games

It's nothing wrong to say Sacred Games took the Indian webseries scene by the storm. Impeccable story, amazing characters and a stellar cast led by Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Saif Ali Khan who make every scene and dialogue stick to your heads. Pankaj Tripathi, Radhika Apte, Neeraj Kabi, Kalki Koechlin and Jatin Sarna round up the amazing supporting cast throughout both the seasons.

1. Yeh Meri Family

This nostalgic and heartwarming tale of the Guptas through the eyes of their 12 year old son Harshu might bring you to tears at times and can also make you laugh out loud. Set in Rajasthan in the late 90's this is a sure trip to nostalgia junction with an amazing family with Mona Singh and Akarsh Khurana in the lead.
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