In the past few years, we have seen a boom in web series being produced in India. It all started with Youtube web series and with the popularity of video streaming services, you can expect more quality shows. Big companies like Netflix and Amazon have started investing in regional content. In this post, we have made a list of best Indian web series worth watching in 2019. In 2018 we have seen many shows go out of the air and a much amazing show came. We are moving forward to the legacy of listing the Indian centric shows that you shouldn’t miss in 2019.
We would be listing shows on youtube channels, prime videos, and other video streaming platforms. So if you are searching for something new, you can definitely check the shows listed here.
Best Indian Web Series Worth Watching in 2019
1 – Sacred Games
This marks the entry of video streaming giant Netflix into Indian Market and Man they delivered. Sacred Games is an exceptional show based on a novel with the same name. It is a thriller series which will keep you glued as soon as you starts watching it.
It was directed by non-other than Mr. Anurag Kashyap who has given some of the Indian cult classics. the first season is available on Netflix. It stars Saif Ali Khan, Nawajuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte among many amazing actors. You should definitely give this one a try.
2 – Mirzapur
Just like Netflix is heavily investing in India to produce more regional content. Amazon is also not far behind, they came up with Mirzapur. It is crime, drama thriller with actors like Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, and Divyendu Sharma. The story is set the town of Mirzapur where the son of the mafia is all set to take the throne.
3 – Official CEOGiri
Another great masterpiece starring Sumit Vyaas. It is a story of a socially awkward boss who has to come out of his hiding to save his company. It is full of funny goofs, romance, office politics.
4 – Engineering Girls
It may seem more like an advertisement for Sharda University but in all good fun this show. It sheds the light on the life of girls in engineering college. Deadlines, pending assignments, exams, friendships, and relations. It will remind you of the good old college days. You can watch all the episodes on Youtube.
5 – Bang Baaja Baaraat
Bang Baaja Baaraat is yet another fun comedy series. It follows the story of a couple who comes from different backgrounds. Things get crazy when they decide to get married. When parents meet each other, they learn about all the differences they have in their culture and traditions. It is available on Youtube Channel and Prime Videos.
6 – Yeh Meri Family
Produced by TVF, it is a story from the point of view of 12 years old and his family. Series is funny and relatable. The story is set in 1998 so there is a lot of nostalgia. You can find all the episodes on Youtube and TVF Play App & Website. Yeh Meri Family has also gotten a lot of praise and positive reviews from the critics. This is one of the best Indian web series worth watching in 2019.
7 – Breathe
Breathe comes from Amazon. It might be the best thriller series produced in India. With amazing writing and actors like R. Madhavan and Amit Sadh makes it even more compelling. It is available on Prime Videos and worth every hype related to this show. It even got some great critics and users reviews.
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8 – Flames
After hit series like Engineering Girls and College Romance comes the Flames. This web series will remind you of sweet old school days when we felt something different. Started to feel different and started believing in love. Those moments of eye contacts, thinking about others and of course ruining our studies. How can we forget? This series will definitely give you the dose of nostalgia in terms of school days romance. Flames is available on Youtube.
9 – Laakhon Mein Ek
If you grew up in an Indian household. Your only career choices are Engineering or Medical. Many of you can relate to this. It is an original series by Amazon prime. It has got some positive reviews from users and critics.
Series follows the story of an Indian boy from Raipur. Who wants to study commerce but his father has different plans for him. His father sends him away to prepare for IIT and he discovers that it’s a whole different place and he doesn’t fit anywhere.
10 – Inside Edge
From Amazon prime Inside Edge is among the best Indian web series worth watching in 2019. It follows the fictional story of the T-20 franchise playing in the Big league. All the politics and schemes and drama going around it. Writing is amazing and so does the cast. With actors like Vivek Oberoi, Angad Bedi and Richa Chadda it is even more compelling.
Inside Edge has received some good reviews from users and critics. It is available on Prime Videos.
11 – Bose: Dead/Alive
Bose: Dead/Alive is the biggest web-series to come out of India. With extraordinary writing and cast it’s worth a watch. The story revolves around the mysteries and cover-ups regarding Subash Chandra Bose’s death.
It starts Rajkumar Rao, Naveen Kasturia among others. Series has received very positive reviews. You can watch it on Alt Balaji.
12 – Girl in the City
A story of a little town girl who moved to Mumbai to follow her dreams. A very interesting concept with lots of laughter and drama. It has got some good reviews/ratings from users and critics. If you are looking for something light, you should definitely give it a watch. Series is available on Bindass. The third season is also out and you can catch it on Youtube and Bindass mobile app.
13 – I Don’t Watch TV
If you are the appreciator of sarcasm and humor then this one is for you. This web series featured the life of Indian television actors and their struggle to make a place in the industry. It is available on Youtube.
14 – Rise
If you like bike rides and fan of comedy/irony you will love this series. It follows the story of an IT professional, who saves enough money to buy his dream bike. And he got laid off from the job the very day. He decided to take a road trip to learn more about life, and himself. Series is filled with good lessons and laughs. Rise is available on Youtube.
15 – Maaya : Slave Of Desire
If you are looking for something exciting, exotic or erotic this is your best bet. Created by Vikram Bhatt, series explores the BDSM culture in India. It has got some mixed reviews. Maaya is available on Youtube.
16 – Maaya 2
From the house of Vikram Bhatt Productions comes another great and bold attempt. This time starring Priya Gor and Leena Jumani. The story of two lesbians in India where it is not considered common practice. Section 377 has been scrapped but it is still hard for people to be who they are. Maaya 2 has some mixed review but it shines the light on an important issue of our society.
17 – Ghoul
Ghoul is an Indian horror original web series by Netflix. Radhika Apte is the main lead in the thirling series and so far it has gotten good reviews from audience and critics. If you are a fan of horror genre you might wanna give this one a try. It only has 3 episodes so makes it a good weekend watch.
Best Indian Web Series Worth Watching in 2019
With the huge drop in broadband prices, web series has become the new way of consuming media. People are watching more and more of these series. Netflix has also made some big investments in developing some promising regional shows. Let us know which of the following series you have watched already?
Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comment section below.
Last Updated – January 15th