These 10 Web Series Are The Reasons Why We Are A Generation of Binge Watchers
Binge-watching has become one of the most used terms by the Millenials, thanks to the availability of unusual, intelligent and bold content on the internet.
Here are the top 10 Hindi-language web series from the last decade!
1. Sacred Games
The series came out in 2018 and became an instant hit. The storyline, the acting and of course, the dialogues…the fans loved everything about this show. It also became the subject of memes! Moreover, Sacred Games is credited to be the first Indian web series that prompted the audience to come up with theories and carry out detailed analyzation.
Although season 2 failed to recreate the same magic, fans still have faith in the series. It stars Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte in leading roles.
2. Mirzapur (2018)
Mirzapur is a violent revenge drama that features a fair share of curses, guns, lawlessness, drugs and plot twists. It stars Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal and Divyendu Sharma in lead roles.
3. Tripling (2016)
This feel-good series about sibling bonds will leave you with a big smile and a warm heart!
The unplanned road trip that these 3 siblings set off proves to be an adventure of a lifetime. The show will make you laugh, cry and fall in love with the unique characters. It stars Sumeet Vyas, Maanvi Gagroo and Amol Parashar.
4. Pitchers (2015)
This show came at a time when web series was not yet a buzzword in India and when the startup scene in the country was picking up pace. Entertainment, relatability, and fast-paced elements, Pitchers offers all this and much more. It stars Naveen Kasturia, Arunabh Kumar, Abhay Mahajan, Jitendra Kumar, and Maanvi Gagroo among others.
5. Permanent Roommates (2014)
The series was a refreshing break from larger-than-life, fairy-tale romance. Permanent Roommates is the story of Mikesh and Tanya and presents the challenges of long-distance, live-in, marriage, etc. You will definitely fall in love with the relatable characters! Sumeet Vyas and Nidhi Singh play the lead roles in this series.
6. The Family Man (2019)
A well-scripted plot and an amazing line-up of characters will keep you hooked till the very end. The gripping spy thriller stars Manoj Bajpayee as a middle-class man who is trying to balance between protecting the nation and being an ordinary family man.
7. Ghoul (2018)
It is not very often that an Indian horror series will leave you questioning your beliefs. But that is what Ghoul is all about.
Elements like a significant future period and a reverse character arc make the show highly gripping. The interesting use of folklore to weave a story about revenge makes Ghoul one of the best series in this genre. It stars Netflix’s favorite, Radhika Apte!
8. Kaafir (2019)
The series is based on real-life events and is a very mature take on the volatile situation of Kashmir. The story is told through a civilian who has been held across the border by mistake.
A very beautiful story with a very important message, Kaafir is definitely a must-watch. The stellar performances by Dia Mirza and Mohit Raina deserve a special mention.
9. Yeh Meri Family (2018)
The series is a 7-episodes-long trip down memory lane for the 90s kids. Relieve the good old days through Harshu, a 9-year-old boy, and his very ordinary and very relatable family! Innocence, relatability, and amazing performances make this feel-good series a must-watch. It stars Vishesh Bansal, Mona Singh, and Akarsh Khurana.
10. Baked (2015)
The story circles a group of friends who hustle hard to make their late-night food delivery success a success. The misadventures of the 3 flatmates will leave you in splits. The show stars Pranay Manchanda, Shantanu Anam, and Manik Papneja among others.