Seven Must Watch Indian Web Series For A Break From Daily Soaps


From a romantic love story in Permanent Roommates to a crime drama in Sacred Games, here are some of the most-loved web series in India

Written By Monica Aggarwal | Mumbai | Updated On:

We have come to a time now where cliched Bollywood films and television serials that do not interest us anymore. While Bollywood is still trying to impress the censor board with its conventional content on the big screen, Indian web series are slowly and steadily capturing the market in a way that the audiences are glued to the screen for hours binging on their favourite web series. Experimenting with extraordinary topics, web series producers are creating content that the Indian audience is loving. From a romantic love story in Permanent Roommates to a crime drama in Sacred Games, here are some of the most-loved web series in India:

1. Permanent Roommates

One of my favourites, Permanent Roommates is a web series which you can binge on anytime. A simple love story that takes you on a roller coaster ride in the life of two completely different personalities Tanya and Mikesh is one of the best web series ever. As the couple goes through unexpected but hilarious situations in their life, you are bound to stick to see what happens in the end.

2. Bose: dead/alive

Featuring the quintessential Rajkummar Rao as Subhash Chandra Bose, this web series is based on the life of the great nationalist who fought for the country. A mysterious biopic takes you through the story of his alleged death in a way they will keep you intrigued.

3. Ghoul

The makers of Insidious, Udta Punjab and Get Out brought the spine-chilling horror web series Ghoul starring the dynamic Radhika Apte. The story of a prisoner who arrives at a military investigation centre at a remote location takes you on a horrifying mystery causing supernatural events in the aftermath.

4. Sacred Games

One of the highly rated web series in India, Sacred Games has to be on the must-watch list. Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saif Ali Khan and Radhika Apte, Sacred Games is a masterpiece crime drama based on the story of betrayal, deceit, glam and mystery. It has taken the internet by storm with the fans eagerly waiting for the third season to air soon.

5. Inside Edge

A web series based on cricket, Inside Edge, is the story of cricket team Mumbai Mavericks who are playing in the Powerplay League (based on Indian Premier League). Starring Richa Chadda, Vivek Oberoi and Angad Bedi, it takes a bold take on the cricketing world in India. Cricketers rivalry, betting world, rise and fall of power and popularity, Inside Edge has everything you want to see in a sports bases web series.

6. Breathe

Indian drama revolving around the life of an ordinary man who go to all extends to save his son from dying. This crime drama is based on the life benevolent Danny (R Madhavan) who becomes a suspect in the untimely murder of several people in the city. As unconventional police officer Amit Sadh tried to find the real culprit, the suspense of the web series keeps you gripped to the screen.

7. Test Case

The story of the first woman test case in a combat role in the Indian Army, Test Case is one of the best web series that you must not miss. Starring Nimrat Kaur, it shows how the woman fights her own battle in between the army of men. The battle ranges from sharing showers with naked men to tolerating sexist jokes and getting sexually assaulted. Watch this if you need a break from the typical soap operas.

So which is your favourite?



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