5 Best web series of all time India
Many popular web series has been released at the time of lockdown. Let's discuss the 5 popular web series released in India
Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story is an Indian crime drama streaming television series on SonyLIV directed by Hansal Mehta, with Jai Mehta serving as the co-director. Based on the 1992 Indian stock market scam committed by many stockbrokers including Harshad Mehta, the series is adapted from journalist Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu's 1992 book The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away. The screenplay and dialogues were written by Sumit Purohit, Saurabh Dey, Vaibhav Vishal, and Karan Vyas. It stars Pratik Gandhi as the protagonist Harshad Mehta, with Shreya Dhanwanthary appearing in a parallel lead role, as Sucheta Dalal. The series also features Satish Kaushik, Anant Mahadevan, Rajat Kapoor, K K Raina, Lalit Parimoo, Hemant Kher, and Nikhil Dwivedi in pivotal roles. The series focuses on Harshad Mehta's life story, his meteoric rise, and the subsequent downfall.
Paatal Lok is an Indian Hindi-language crime thriller web television series on Amazon Prime Video, created by Sudip Sharma, who wrote the script along with Sagar Haveli, Hardik Mehta, and Gunjit Chopra, and directed by Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy. The series was produced by Anushka Sharma, under the banner Clean Slate Filmz, and stars Jaideep Ahlawat, Gul Panag, Neeraj Kabi, Swastika Mukherjee, Ishwak Singh, and Abhishek Banerjee. Loosely based on Tarun Tejpal's 2010 novel The Story of My Assassins, the series is about a disillusioned cop who lands the case of an assassination attempt gone wrong.
Mirzapur is an Indian action crime thriller streaming television series on Amazon Prime Video, created by Karan Anshuman, who wrote the script along with Puneet Krishna and Vineet Krishna. Anshuman directed the first season of the series, along with Gurmeet Singh and Mihit Desai, who also directed the second season of the series. The series is produced by Rithesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar of Excel Entertainment. The first season of Mirzapur was released on 16 November 2018.] The series opened to eventually positive responses from audiences, while critics gave mixed reviews to the series. The performances of the cast members, particularly Pankaj Tripathi's, received a rave response. It eventually became the most popular web series of India, followed by Sacred Games. The second season of Mirzapur was released on 23 October 2020. The series was renewed for a third season on 12 November 2020 by Amazon Prime Video
Asur is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language crime thriller web series, produced by Tanveer Bookwala of Ding Entertainment for the video on demand platform Voot. The series stars Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, and Amey Wagh. The series is set in the context of a modern-day serial killer having religious ties. Arshad Warsi made his OTT debut through this series
Aarya is an Indian Hindi-language crime drama web series on Disney+ Hotstar, co-created by Ram Madhvani and Sandeep Modi, who also directed the series, with Vinod Rawat, serving as the co-director. Produced by Madhvani under the banner Ram Madhvani Films, along with Endemol Shine Group, it is based on the Dutch drama series Penoza, which stars Sushmita Sen in the titular role. The series is about Aarya, an independent woman who joins the mafia gang, in order to seek revenge on her husband's murder, and also protects her family.