Check out the top 10 Indian Web Series of 2020, rated by IMDb:
Hotstar Specials – Aarya is a suspense thriller and nerve-wracking web series. The linchpin of this web series is Sushmita Sen inn & as Aarya Sareen. The story is about a happy family with a dark past and many secrets.
Set in Rajasthan, the show’s plot is all about a drug war. Aarya, who is trying to maintain her family values while dealing with the crooked world.
Directed by – Sandeep Modi, Vinod Rawat & Ram Madhvani
9. Abhay 2
Abhay is a ZEE5 Original crime thriller web series. The series has returned with its second season, starring Kunal Khemu as SP Abhay Pratap Singh. Abhay plays the game of villain better than the villain himself in season 2. The motive to hunt the murderers and fight against corruption gets him into the pressure of saving the kids and his past secrets make him vulnerable.
Directed by – Ken Ghosh
The web series talks about drug addiction and the competition between pharma giants and herbal healthcare enthusiasts over the correct cure approach towards ailments. The story takes off when Shiv gets introduced to “Magic Pill” developed by Dr. Roy (Prakash Belawadi) and his team – Shweta (Shweta Basu Prasad) and Nakul (Nakul Bhalla).
The nine-episode series is interesting and has a different kind of vibe to it. The story also has a parallel flashback track to it. So basically, we get to see two stories running parallelly in the series, one in the present and the other in the 70s.
Directed by – Nikhil Rao
7. Paatal Lok
Paatal Lok is a story that states that the universe is divided into three worlds – Swarg Lok, Dharti Lok & Paatal Lok and we get to visit all 3 of them in the 9-episode series. The series stars Jaideep Ahlawat, Gul Panag, Neeraj Kabi, Swastika Mukherjee, Ishwak Singh, and Abhishek Banerjee in the lead.
Paatal Lok is a very interesting series where an inspector is tasked with investigating a high-profile case that leads him into a dark realm of the underworld.
Directed by – Avinash Arun & Prosit Roy
Asur is a crime thriller web series based on True Detective. The web series Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti in the lead. The series is about serial killings.
Set in the mystical city of Varanasi with the involvement of CBI and a cat-and-mouse game with a brutal serial killer, Asur is a very interesting and engaging web series.
Directed by – Oni Sen
5. Mirzapur 2
The Story of Mirzapur revolved around the rule of Mafia Dons, Rivalry, and Crime in the Purvanchal of Uttar Pradesh. The series stars Pankaj Tripathi, Divyendu Sharma, Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Gaur, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Vijay Varma, Isha Talwar, Lilliput, and Neha Sargam.
Season 2 is more exciting & engaging, The stakes are much higher. It’s a mind twister with a powerful storyline. Season 2 is all about the game of revenge and the battle to conquer Mirzapur. Starring
Directed by – Karan Anshuman, Gurmmeet Singh & Mihir Desai
4. Bandish Bandits
Bandish Bandits, basically a musical drama, is created and directed by Anand Tiwari and Amritpal Singh Bindra. The story is based around Radhe, an Indian classical music prodigy, who trains under his grandfather, Pandit Radhe Mohan Rathod.
The other protagonist happens to be Tamanna Sharma, who must prove herself, through her music, to be able to collaborate with the greatest performer in the world, Queen Eli. This show is a tribute to Indian classical music and gives us a slice of the ever-lasting debate between classical music and modern pop music.
Directed by – Anand Tiwari
3. Special Ops
The web series is directed by Neeraj Pandey. Starring Kaykay Menon, Karan Tacker, Vinay Pathak, Parmeet Sethi, Saiyami Kher, Sana Khan, Meher Vij, and many more brilliant faces in the cast.
Himmat Singh(Kaykay Menon), an R&AW officer who believes that there were six terrorists involved during the parliament attack of 2001. While the whole world believes that there were five.
Special Ops is based on the search of that 6th terrorist who is chased by Himmat Singh for the past 19 years.
Directed by – Neeraj Pandey & Shivam Nair
Streaming on Amazon Prime Video and created by – The Viral Fever (TVF). Starring our dearest Jitendra Kumar as Abhishek Tripathi.
The web series is about a young graduate from Delhi who has been appointed as the new Panchayat Secretary in Phulera village in Uttar Pradesh.
Abhishek hates the job and prepares for CAT to get into a good institution and get a better job. But preparing for CAT is not an easy task when you have to manage work and deal with numerous village issues like no electricity and no proper food. Let’s see how Abhishek deals with everything.
Directed by – Deepak Kumar Mishra
Scam 1992 – The story of Harshad Mehta and how he conquered the stock market. Scam 1992 is one of the best and top-rated web series on IMDB. The series is adapted from journalist Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu’s 1992 book – The Scam: Who Won, who Lost, who Got Away.
Starring Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Hemant Kher, and Nikhil Dwivedi. Scam 1992 is a must-watch. The story of how an ordinary Gujarati salesman who lives in a cramped one-room apartment became the highest taxpayer of the country.
Directed by – Hansal Mehta & Jai Mehta