40 Bollywood Web Series

The new Bollywood era!

Sonam Ghaengat

3 months ago|10 min read


‘Bollywood’ is the true identity of the Indian entertainment industry. Bollywood is entertaining the Indian audience for years. Hindi movies have created a unanimous magical era that has delivered so many precious gems to an Indian audience. By the time things got changed and people started getting less time than before. This is why they are moving to web series. Web series are short pieces of a story that are loved by people nowadays. The web series has made a different fan base and is quite popular among the youths. The internet has become a hub of fresh talent that is winning Indian audiences’ hearts for the last few years. The innovative and experimenting approach of Bollywood artists gets successful in bringing a fresh wave of extraordinary talent. They are brilliantly delivering their performances and making their own space in the heart of Bollywood lovers. No doubt that Bollywood movies have an unseparated fan base but the web series is also attracting a large audience as they have set the bar to stay away from the peak of traditional Bollywood movies.

These series are available on various OTT platforms and you can easily get them. So here I have listed my favorite 40 Bollywood web series and also mentioned the platforms where you can easily catch them-

1. Paatal Lok

The first in our list of 40 Bollywood web series is “Paatal Lok”. Paatal Lok is a thriller crime drama series that is produced by Anushka Sharma. Brilliant performances by the actors Jaideep Ahalawat and Abhishek Benerjee have added the wow element in this series. The extremely well-crafted series has all to win audiences’ hearts.

Watch now on Amazon Prime (https://g.co/kgs/PtaJup )

2. Four More Shots Please

This Bollywood web series revolves around four women who deal with their love life, ambitions, and their anxiety. This light-hearted web series represents modern women’s lifestyle and method of dealing with things.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime (https://g.co/kgs/vPeKbv )

3. Made in Heaven

It is a romantic drama Bollywood web series to make your heart smile. This series has taken true inspiration from Zoya Akhtar’s movies as it is written by her. It has two seasons. If you are looking for a light-hearted romantic drama then it would be a good match for you.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime (https://g.co/kgs/iAfcQT )

4. Kota Factory

This Indian Bollywood web series is among the highest-rated Indian web series. This series is in the black and white screen color and depicts the struggle of a young boy in getting selected for his dream college. Its two seasons got released.

Watch it now on Netflix (https://g.co/kgs/cXYCYx )

5. Mirzapur

Following the list of 40 Bollywood web series with this most famous web series. Mirzapur has 2 seasons and the story of this series revolves around the mafia gang in Mirzapur. The excellent performance delivered by Pankaj Tripathi is the center of attraction of this series. You can watch it now on Amazon Prime (https://g.co/kgs/QaQoSm )

6. Sacred Games

Another blockbuster Bollywood web series is here. It is based on the novel Sacred Games and gained immense popularity among the audience. The series starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Saif Ali Khan has received so many applauds and positive reviews by the critics. Watch it now on Netflix (https://g.co/kgs/LrUayq )

7. The Family Man

Based on the story of Srikant Tiwari, this Bollywood web series has all to win the Indian audience’s heart. Till now its 2 seasons have been released and grabbed all applauds and appreciation from the viewers. The core element of the series is Manoj Bajpayee’s fabulous performance.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime (https://g.co/kgs/37t9CL )

8. The Raikar Case

This crime & suspense thriller revolves around the mystery of a murder case. This web series has the power to grip the viewers till the end of the series as it has some very interesting twists and turns.

Watch it now on Voot (https://g.co/kgs/r4ZkT1 )

9. Breathe Into The Shadows

The next in our list of 40 Bollywood web series is this one. Breathe is a crime drama thriller starring Abhishek Bachchan and Amit Sadh in lead roles. The story follows the kidnapping of a girl and her father’s efforts to save her.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime (https://g.co/kgs/uyWWX3 )

10. Abhay

Starring Kunal Khemu this Bollywood web series is about dark crime and case solving by an intelligent police cop. Kunal Khemu has brilliantly done his job and is a treat to watch in this series.

Watch it now on ZEE5 Originals (https://g.co/kgs/BQaGMr )

11. Apharan

Another Bollywood web series to take you on a thriving ride because of its extremely amazing content and outstanding performances by the writers. The story is about a girl’s kidnaping by her stepmother and later on the demise of the kidnapped girl. To witness something realistic and unique you should go ahead with this one.

Watch it now on Alt Balaji (https://g.co/kgs/acr53W )

12. Asur

Asur is a sociological crime thriller starring Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti. This series has all the aspects of a mind-blowing blockbuster. This Bollywood web series is enough to give goosebumps with its amazing screenplay.

Watch it now on Voot Select (https://g.co/kgs/CP9ZsM )

13. Kaafir

Kaafir is a beautiful historical web series that has presented a combination of love, humanity, and sacrifice. It is about the Pakistani prisoners who have faced a lot of humiliation due to cross-border relations. This Bollywood web series has Dia Mirza and Mohit Raina in lead roles.

Watch it now on ZEE5 (https://g.co/kgs/H71ENG )

14. Ghoul

This one is for horror movie lovers. It is from the very starting series of Netflix India. If you are finding a scary series to give you some abnormal goosebumps then it could be a good choice for you.

Watch it now on Netflix (https://g.co/kgs/p5zdev )

15. Scam 1992

The Harshad Mehta Story- The very next on our list of 40 Bollywood web series is this financial thriller ‘Scam 1992’. It is based on the stockbrokers and shows how a common man emerges as a business tycoon. Emraan Hashmi has done full justice with his role as Harshad Mehta.

Watch it now on Sony LIV (https://g.co/kgs/8vTKiU )

16. Bandish Bandits

This is a romantic drama Bollywood web series, which is based on an amalgamation of classical and western music. It is a beautifully created love story of Radhe and Tamanna who are opposite to each other but still fell in love with each other. To witness this romantic saga, go and watch it on Amazon Prime ( https://g.co/kgs/8vTKiU )

17. Bhaukaal

Starring Mohit Raina in the lead role ‘Bhaukaal’ is a crime drama web series that has a heart throbbing action and has the power to grab the attention of the audience with its power-packed storyline and actors performance.

Watch it now on MX Player ( https://g.co/kgs/fSXXtR )

18. Inside Edge

This Bollywood web series is a sport-based thriller drama starring Vivek Oberoi and Richa Chadda. It presents the spot-fixing in Mumbai. This series has received so many positive reviews from the audience and critics.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime ( https://g.co/kgs/kd5qmE )

19. Criminal Justice

This legal thriller drama starring Jackie Shroff, Vikrant Massey, and Pankaj Tripathi has grabbed the 19th spot in our list of 40 Bollywood web series. This series revolves around the life of Aditya Sharma who gets trapped in a false murder case. To watch some amazing twists and turns you need to watch it now on Disney+Hotstar (https://g.co/kgs/GMfYth )

20. Aarya

Aarya is a crime thriller drama that has Sushmita Sen in the lead role. Aarya is a story of a woman named Aarya who fights and overcomes all obstacles for the sake of the safety of her family. It is the most appreciated series of Sushmita Sen.

Watch it now on Disney+Hotstar (https://g.co/kgs/2yLZAW )

21. Bang Baaja Baraat

To witness high voltage wedding drama you must watch this Bollywood web series. This series has two mental families of two love birds who want to get married despite their opposite family backgrounds.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime (https://www.primevideo.com/detail/0N90UIMB72CDU61UG6Z0WYAL6A/ref=atv_dp_share_cu_r )

22. College Romance

The next one in our list of 40 Bollywood web series is the one and only College Romance. This series is a complete package of fun, friendship, romance, and fights. You couldn’t resist watching this series as it is a blockbuster entertainment package.

Watch it now on Sony LIV (https://g.co/kgs/hEBnMx )

23. Out Of Love

This Bollywood web series is about Love, Loyalty, Trust, and Betrayal between couples. Out of Love is the story of a husband and a wife and obstacles in their relationship and how the wife comes to know about her husband’s reality.

Watch it now on Disney+Hotstar ( https://g.co/kgs/KCHQAF )

24. Broken But Beautiful

Till now its 3 seasons got released and get an appreciation for all the seasons. This beautiful series is about 2 broken heart people who live their life on their own and later fall in love.

Watch it now on Alt Balaji (https://www.altbalaji.com/show/broken-but-beautiful-season-1/243)

25. Special OPS

This is an action thriller based on tracking the terrorist behind the terror attacks. It is the story of police cops who went on a mission to find out the mastermind behind all the terror attacks. It has two seasons and it is starring Kay Kay Menon in lead.

Watch it now on Disney+Hotstar (https://g.co/kgs/dLUEdN )

26. The Gone Game

The most impressive thing about this series is the shooting of the series that has mostly shot at home due to pandemic effects. This is a murder mystery shaped in the digital narrations.

Watch it now on Voot Select (https://g.co/kgs/fbs3LQ )

27. Bard of Blood

This Netflix original Bollywood web series starring Emraan Hashmi and Kirti Kulhari is a spy action thriller that is based on an Indian intelligence officer. The story revolves around the officers’ life who goes on a mission to save Indian officers despite leaving his job years ago.

Watch it now on Netflix (https://g.co/kgs/W5nZRv )

28. Tandav

This multi starrer movie has Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, and Dino Morea in lead roles. Tandav is a political thriller drama and got an appreciation for its powerful screenplay and storyline. So if you are a fan of political dramas then this would be a good option for you.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime (https://g.co/kgs/w9CQ5W )

29. Hostages

Ronit Roy and Tisca Chopra starrer this Bollywood web series is about a renowned surgeon who is forcefully bounded to kill the chief minister during his surgery. In this series, the dilemma of a doctor has shown that either she saves her family or the chief minister. To know the answer you need to watch this series.

Watch it now on Disney+Hotstar (https://g.co/kgs/sgTqLz )

30. Poison

Moving in our list with this one. Poison is an action thriller starter, Arbaaz Khan. This series is Arbaaz Khan’s digital debut and the whole story revolves around him. Poison is about revenge, anger, and passion.

Watch it now on ZEE5 (https://g.co/kgs/vq9a6m )

31. Bombay Begums

This Bollywood web series is all about 5 ambitious women and about their dreams and desires. Bombay Begums represents the life of modern women and it shows how they fight for themselves.

Watch it now on Netflix (https://g.co/kgs/MneQM2 )

32. The Final Call

This series is based on a novel that is about a pilot who decides to commit suicide in a running flight and it becomes a dangerous moment for all the passengers. The series has Arjun Rampal and Sakshi Tanwar as the main leads.

Watch it now on ZEE5 (https://g.co/kgs/nQEYzd )

33. Maharani

This Huma Qureshi starrer Bollywood web series is a political drama. This web series is based on Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Life. It is a journey of a housewife to become a leader and successor of her husband.

Watch it now on Sony Liv (https://g.co/kgs/cgtF6V )

34. Ray

Ray is a combined web series of four short stories and has Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Kay Kay Menon, Harshvardhan Kapoor, and Radhika Madan in the lead roles. This series is based on 4 different short stories by Satyajit Ray.

Watch it now on Netflix (https://g.co/kgs/eQaBdf )

35. Panchayat

If you are looking for a comedy web series then it is a good option for you. Panchayat is a light-hearted comedy-drama series starring Neena Gupta. It revolves around a woman who joins a village panchayat despite having an engineering degree.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime (https://g.co/kgs/FxLiYZ )

36. Aspirants

The next one on our list of Bollywood web series is this one. This is a story of three UPSC aspirant friends and about all the obstacles of their lives. To witness and know-how, they overcome all the odds and rise again with their friendships.

Watch it now on YouTube (https://g.co/kgs/kLUrWb )

37. Jamtara

It is an Indian crime drama series that is based in the Jamtara district. It is about a phishing racket run by some young boys who make people con. It is a fight of a police superintendent against them.

Watch it now on Netflix (https://g.co/kgs/Q38R3i )

38. Mismatched

Going ahead in our list with this beautiful romantic drama series. It is based on the novel “When Dimple met Rishi “and is the story of a young boy and girl named Rishi and Dimple and about their different idea of love and life.

Watch it now on Netflix (https://g.co/kgs/XffCLt )

39. Rangbaaz

This Bollywood series is based on the true story of a gangster of UP, Shiv Prakash Shukla. In this series, the life journey of Shiv Prakash Shukla has been shown from a student to becoming a gangster.

Watch it now on ZEE5 (https://g.co/kgs/xyuhvh )

40. Fittrat

It is a romantic drama series starring Aditya Seal, Krystal D’souza, and Anushka Ranjan. It is about a gold digger girl Taarini Bisht and her way of living her life. This series is a perfect combination of love, passion, friendship, and trust.

Watch it now on ZEE5 (https://g.co/kgs/pFxUDo )

The list is ending here and hopefully, you have found your best match to watch your favorite genre. This is not only about finding your favorite genre but also about discovering the new concepts of Bollywood by these series. You just need to go and watch to experiment with your old movie choices. These series are not just stories but they are a combination of real-world with cinematic essence. 

The Bollywood directors have created the magic on screen and also the finest actors have made these series worth watching. Watching these series will not only deliver entertainment but also make you feel Bollywood in its new form where all the artists are doing a great job by presenting a real image of society and the world.

So dive now into your favorite series to binge-watch a better experience. you had never before.

It is a bye for now will meet soon with a fantastic one. Till then happy surfing!


Sonam Ghaengat

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