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10 Best Indian Web Series That Have the Highest Imdb Scores of All Time

Web series have been riding near the top of the charts of OTT for a long time, captivating the audience with a detailed exploration of elaborate plots and complex characters.

10 Best Indian Web Series That Have the Highest Imdb Scores of All Time

A still from Asur, one of the highest-rated web series on IMDB

Last Updated: 03.26 PM, May 08, 2024


Since the pandemic, web series have been enjoying a whole new level of popularity, thanks to their cinematic spectacle combined with a meticulous eye to detail and elaborate storylines. The viewers have spoken and IMDB has chosen the following ten shows as the best Indian web series with a combined rating from critics and netizens.

TVF Pitchers

TVF Pitchers is a web series produced by The Viral Fever (TVF), and created by Arunabh Kumar. It stars Naveen Kasturia, Arunabh Kumar, Jitendra Kumar, and Abhay Mahajan alongside Maanvi Gagroo and Riddhi Dogra as the main characters. It tells the story of four friends−Naveen, Jitu, Yogi, and Mandal. They are tired of their boring routine jobs and want something more meaningful out of life, so they decide to take risks by quitting those jobs to turn their dreams into reality.

IMDb Rating: 9.1/10


Bose - Dead or Alive is a movie series that explores India's independence history particularly the life of Subhas Chandra Bose. This film features Rajkumar Rao who plays the role of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose while other characters like Darbari Lal (played by Naveen Kasturia), Stanley Allen (portrayed by Edward Sonnenblick) and Emilie Schenkl (actress name not mentioned) among others provide support referencing past events often ignored in traditional films."

IMDb Rating: 8.6/10

Asur (Jio Cinema)

Created by Gaurav Shukla and Vibhav Shikdar, Asur is a psychological crime thriller with exciting touches of technology, terrorism, mythology, and murders. Starring the talented likes of Arshad Warshi, Barun Sobti, Anupriya Goenka, Riddhi Dogra and Amey Wagh in prominent roles, the series is the closest any Indian crime thriller show has come to approaching serial killing with the same clinical ruthlessness as seen in the Saw franchise.

IMDb Rating: 8.5/10

Panchayat (Prime Video)

Created by The Viral Fever for Prime Video, the series stars a talented yet underrated cast featuring Jitendra Kumar, Raghubir Pathak, Neena Gupta, Chandan Roy, Sanvikaa, and Ashok Pathak among others in prominent roles. The series explores humor amidst the ordinary rustic activities of village life, highlighting themes of hypocrisy, corruption, greed, ambition, and loneliness, in a fun, feel-good manner.

IMDb Rating: 8.9/10

The Family Man (Prime Video)

The series features Manoj Bajpayee as a sharp, quirky and amusing middle-class Srikant Tiwari, who is also secretly working as an intelligence officer for the Threat Analysis and Surveillance Cell of India. The show offers a look at the conflicts faced by Tiwari as he attempts to balance his professional and personal life, without hurting either, along with a social narrative on the current criminal underbelly of India.

IMDb Rating: 8.7/10

Mirzapur (Prime Video)

The series offers a stark glimpse of the cutthroat politics, lust, greed, ambition, and power that threatens the lawless city of Mirzapur when a conflict arises between the city mafia don and an upstanding lawyer and his dangerous sons. Created by Karan Anshuman and Puneet Krishna, the series stars an iconic cast comprising Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Divyendu, Rasika Duggal, and Shweta Tripathi among numerous others in the leading roles.

IMDb Rating: 8.5/10

Farzi (Prime Video)

The series is a black comedy that explores the disillusionment of artists in India, along with the income inequality they face and the chaos they can cause in society if they use their brains for mischievous purposes. Titled aptly to highlight the business of counterfeit notes as well as fake people, the show is created by Raj and DK, and stars the talented Vijay Sethupathi, Shahid Kapoor, and Kay Kay Menon in the main roles.

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

Made in Heaven (Prime Video)

Created by Zoya Akhter and Reema Kagti, the series follows two best friends cum wedding planners trying to make their company made in Heaven big while navigating relationships, marriage, homophobia, hypocrisy, snobbishness, and social evils in this sizzling drama series featuring a starry ensemble cast, like Sobhita Dhulipala, Arjun Mathur, Jim Sarbh, and Kalki Koechlin, among others.

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

The Night Manager (Disney+hotstar)

A remake of the original British series, based off the titular novel by John Le Carre, the series follows the tussle between a former Indian Navy Lieutenant turned night manager Shaan, who picks a big fight with international tycoon and businessman Shelly, that may alter the fate of terrorism in India. Starring the skilled likes of Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulipala, Tillotama Shome, and Saswata Chatterjee, the show was created by Sandeep Modi.

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Aarya (Disney+hotstar)

Aarya is a thrilling crime drama series that follows the transformation of an ordinary mother into a raging lioness who not only protects her children but also runs the drug empire her husband has left behind with ease. Armed with good intentions, Sushmita Sen dives deep into the murky waters with Sikander Kher, Bhupendra Jadawat, Ankur Bhatia, and Vikas Kumar, under the guidance of creator Ram Madhvani.

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10