2020 was the year of webseries, as the movie theatre were closed, people were self isolated at home due to novel coronavirus. Like every other industry, it was the worst for film industry too, but as said in a thought that every pandemic has the seeds of new opportunities. This pandemic also come up with a new trends for film industry – Web Series.
The trend of web series is becoming more popular day by day, 2020 was full of web series, this year many popular web series were released such as Aashram, Mirzapur, Scam 1992, Aarya, Patal Lok and many more. The reason for becoming popular of web series was lockdown because people were stayed at home, theatre were closed, and high budget movies were not released, therefore, industry finds an easy solutions to entertain people at home. Today in this article we will discuss top 10 best Indian web series of 2020, these are most watched series of India rated by IMDb.
1. Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story
Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story is one of the best web series in the IMDb’s list. The web series is based on the story of real life of a stock broker Harshad Mehta. The show is huge hit among audience after being released Sony Liv. All the characters of the show are perfectly fit and praised for their performance. A few characters who are in prominent role are Pratik Gandhi, Sharib Hashmi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Hemant Kher and Nikhil Dwivedi The story Scam 1992: Harshad Mehta Story is a Sony Liv orginioal hindi crime drama web series directed by Hanshal Mehta. The show was released on 9 October 2020, which has 10 episodes. It is one of the best Indian web series of 2020 with a rating of 9.2/10 by IMDb.
Panchayat is a most popular Amazon Prime TV show. It is one of the best second Indian web series in the list of IMDb. Panchayat is a comedy dram web series based on an graduate engineer’s life who join as a panchayat secretary in a small village of Uttar Pardesh due to lack of job opportunities. The star cast of the web series are Jitendra Kumar, Raghubir Yadav, Neena Gupta, and Biswapati Sarkar. The overall rating of Panchayat is given by users are 8.7/10, according to the IMDb.
3. Special Ops
Special Ops is the third best Indian web series according to IMDb, directed by a famously known digital film maker Neeraj Pandey. The story of Special Ops is about a man named Himmat Singh who is RAW agent convinced a single person responsible for all the attacks. The film is about to catch the mastermind behind all the major attacks. Kay Kay Menon is playing the lead role prominently. Special Ops is an origional crime drama Indian web series of eight episodes which was rated 8.5/10 by IMDb.
4. Bandish Bandits
Bandish Bandits is a special 10-parts musical drama Indian web series ranked at fourth in the list of 10 best Indian web series of 2020. The movie show is revolving around the two main leading character named Radhe who is a classical music student and a pop sensation named Tamanna. They are from two different musical backgrounds and join together on a journey to become famously popular. The web series is about to show how two different music fall in love with each others. The name of the star castes are Ritwik Bhowmik and Shreya Choudary playing the lead role. 8.7/10
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5. Mirzapur 2
Mirzapur 2 is huge popular Amazon Prime web series landed at fifth position in best Indian web series. The first season of Mirzapur was also huge hit among audience. The season of Mirzapur 2 is all about the revenge by the famously known character Guddu (Ali Fazal) and Golu (Sweta Tripathi). Mirzapur 2 is a huge popular web series and supported by the audiences too, even fans are looking for the season 3 already. 7.1/10
6. Asur: Welcome To Your Dark Side
The new thriller Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side of Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti ranked at sixth number in the list of top Indian web series rated by IMDb. The web series basically is fimed at the backdrop of Varanshi which is based on current time and revolves around serial killings. The story is basically revolves around a forensic-expert named Nikhil Nair who turned into CBI from a teaching profession especially to catch the serial killer. The web series is full of suspense and gory murders.
7. Paatal Lok
The original Amazon Prime Videos’ Paatal Lok is stood at 7th position in the top Indian web series list by IMDb. Jaideep Ahlawat is the leading role player of Delhi Police cop for the character of Hathiram Chaudary where he works on a case of four suspects are nabbed in the assassination attempt of a journalist. Whereas Neeraj Kabi, Abhishek Banerjee and Gul Panag play the negative lead role in crime. This web series is filled up with everything from journalism to politics and cops to crime.
High is the MX player web series of Akshay Oberoi landed at the eighth position on the list. The series revolves around a drug addict named Akshay struggling to get a grip on life. He eventually finds himself in a rehab facility that is being run in a mysterious compound. The web series also has four more stars named Shweta Basu Prasad, Ranvir Shorey, Prakash Belawadi and Nakul Bhalla.
9. Abhay 2
Abhay 2 is the origional web series of Zee 5 ranked at 9th position in the list of best Indian web series of 2020. Kunal Kemmu plays the main lead role in the second season. He is the part of STF team and understand the criminal’s mindset. Abhay 2 is a crime hindi web series directed by Ken Ghosh and produced by BP Singh’s Firefly Productions. Sandeepa Dhar, Elnaaz Norouzi and Deepak Tijori are also the star casts in this series.
Susmita Sen’s Aarya is a crime Hindi web series ranked at the 10th position on the list. It is a Hotstar web series where Susmita Sen plays in a leading role where she runs her husband’s drug empire after a personal tragedy. The show is huge hit among audience, making fans looking for the season 2 already.