The introduction of web series in 2018 gave Indian fans a new and varied option to the standard Hindi cinema template. It might be difficult to choose the proper series when there are so many alternatives available on services like Netflix, TVF, Amazon, SonyLIV, and Hotstar, especially if you have specific genre tastes and want advice beyond reviews. Without giving away any secrets, we’ve put together a list of the most popular web series from a variety of genres to aid in your decision.
Stranger Things (Netflix)
This 1980s-era television series centres on the people who live in the fictional tiny town of Hawkins, Indiana. As a result of a neighbouring human experimentation facility establishing a gateway between the hostile other dimension known as the Upside Down and the real world, their lives are altered. Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, Matthew Modine, Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery, Sean Astin, Paul Reiser, Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, and Brett Gelman are among the well-known actors in the ensemble cast.
The fourth season of the American science-fiction series “Stranger Things” has achieved the most popularity of any English-language Netflix programme by February 2023. The first 28 days of this season’s run on the site saw an astounding viewership of more than 1.3 billion hours.
Squid Game (Netflix)
The astounding honour of becoming the most-watched programme or movie in Netflix history was attained by Squid Game. Squid Game took first place in 2021 with astounding 1.6 billion hours watched. This satirical series, which shows a group of players who are struggling financially competing dangerously for the enjoyment of wealthy elites, has captured audiences worldwide and become an overwhelming success.
The show centres on a covert tournament where 456 competitors, each facing significant financial challenges, risk their lives by playing a series of dangerous kid-friendly activities.
Money Heist (Netflix)
Within the first month of its September release, the fifth and final episode of the Spanish-themed crime thriller attracted an astounding audience, accumulating over 69 million views. The series has constantly held a notable spot on the top 10 list of streaming programming since its finale in December 2021. Its continuing appeal and the fervour of its devoted fans are highlighted by its popularity.
Game of Thrones (Prime Video)
One of the most cherished and well-liked programmes in history, “Game of Thrones” left an enduring impression on the world of television. Throughout its seventh season, the show constantly attracted over 10 million viewers on HBO, with countless additional people from all over the world watching in via unauthorized web sources.