Best Web Series Of All Time: Timeless Online Entertainment

For a thrilling and entertaining time without any hassle of scrolling for hours, check out these best web series of all time.

Published On Jan 28, 2024 | Updated On Jul 06, 2024


Between a new series releasing every second day on the OTT services, and us binging each and every episode on the day of release itself without a single eye flick, there’s nothing more than an absolute bliss we have going on since after the pandemic. Although you would agree with so much content on our hands, it does get overwhelming to choose a popular web series that actually is binge worthy. So, get you out of this we are here with our top recommendation from comedy to crime, from romance to thriller, something for everyone. So, without wasting more of your time with our small talk let’s dive right into the list of best web series.

Here are some of the best Indian web series you should not miss out on

In the search for the best web series of all time, The Family Man, hand down is one of the best ones. The web series follows the life of Srikant Tiwari, a middle-class man who works as a senior analyst in the TASC force, a fictional branch of the National Investigation Agency, and deals with the threats of terrorism and espionage, while also balancing his personal and family life. The popular web series is a thrilling and humorous blend of action, drama, and comedy, and features a stellar performance by Manoj Bajpayee in the lead role.

As a society obsessed with engineers and doctors, and the age old tale of struggles of lakhs and crores of students trying to get into the top IITs, this web series might be a little too close to the hearts of many of you. The story of this popular web series is set in Kota, Rajasthan, a coaching hub of India for the IIT-JEE entrance exam and highlights the problems and pressures faced by the students who go there with a million dreams and what they go through on a day-to-day basis. 
The web series also features some relatable and hilarious characters, dialogues, and situations, and gives you a realistic and honest portrayal of the education system and the coaching culture in India making it one of the best web series.

One of the top-tier best web series and one of the series that really created a craze in the audience is Mirzapur. Taking us on a crazy ride revolving around violence, guns, drugs, revenge and power politics in the lawless city of Mirzapur, the web series mainly focuses on two families, the Tripathis and the Pandits who are intertwined in a power struggle. One of the main and the most intriguing characters of the show is Akandanand Tripathi, also known as Kaleen Bhaiya, a mafia lord in Mirzapur. Giving you an action and drama packed tale of the underworld of Uttar Pradesh is this best Hindi web series.

4. Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story

Based on a book from the journalists Sucheta Dalal and Debashis Basu Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away, this popular web series is a detailed account on the rise and fall of Harshad Mehta, a stockbroker who single-handedly took the stock market to great heights, and was involved in one of the biggest financial scams in India and how he manipulated the whole banking system. 
For people intrigued by the stock market, this financial thriller will really make it up in your list of the best web series.

Another thriller making into the list of best web series is a heaven for people into dark, crime themes. This neo-noir crime thriller is based on Vikram Chandra's novel of the same name and weaves an intricate tale of two characters, Sartaj Singh, a Mumbai Police Officer, and Ganesh Gaitonde, a notorious gangster. The web series follows a cat and mouse chase between the two after Sartaj receives a phone call from Gaitonde giving him a cryptic message about a looming threat to the city. Exploring the underworld, the politics, and the religion of India, and their interconnections and implications this web series is packed with amazing performance making it one of the best web series of all time.

“Log aayenge failure ka medal daalenge aur bolenge sincere nahi tha”, quoting this line by SK sir from the opening scene of Aspirants, will give you more context about this web series than we could in the next few lines. Nevertheless, this best web series depicts the journey of three UPSC aspirants Abhilash, SK, and Guri, coming from different backgrounds, motivation and challenges as they manage to make their friendship work against all odds. The webseries tries to capture a realistic and inspiring portrayal of the dreams, struggles and sacrifices of these aspirants and how mentally exhausting those years can be adding it to the list of one of best web series of all time.

The big fat Indian weddings, we’re known for these big, loud, flashy weddings but made in heaven will give you a different and dark perspective into the world of these high society lavish galas. The narrative of this popular web series follows the story of two wedding planners in Delhi, Tara and Karan, who organize these lavish weddings for the boujee crowd, while also dealing with their own personal and professional issues. Featuring phenomenal performances, this best Hindi web series explores the themes of tradition, modernity, gender, and sexuality and showcases the lies and reality of high society.

Disclaimer: The information in this article is accurate as of the date of publication only. 

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