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From Tandav to The Empire: 21 worst Indian web series released in 2021

Several Indian series released this year failed to strike a chord with the masses.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Dec 30, 2021
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Worst Indian Web Series 2021 - Call My Agent: Bollywood, Tandav, The Empire

In all, around 400 titles were released across OTT platforms in India in several languages. This includes movies and series being streamed on leading OTT platforms in the country. However, there were a few that failed to strike a chord with the masses. People didn't leave any stone unturned in bashing these series, either for their content or for the bad performances by the actors. 

As the year is nearing its end, we have listed down the 21 worst web series that originated from India but failed to leave an impressive mark on the viewers. Check it out in detail below:

1
Aapkey Kamrey Mein Koi Rehta Hai
3.1OTTplay Rating
Aapkey Kamrey Mein Koi Rehta Hai is a horror-comedy web series that will take you on a journey through fear, laughter, and romance all at once. Nikhil, Kavi, Subbu, and Varun are four friends in the store. Four bachelor friends and colleagues are having difficulty finding a place to live because, as bachelors, no landlord wants to rent to them. They stay in their sassy Mercedes for a while, until they find a home that awaits them. And so they do, but it's not just the house that was waiting for them, but several other spirits as well. They're relieved to have gotten a four-bedroom flat at a low cost; now all they have to do is deal with the living situation with a few dead people's souls.
2
Akkad Bakkad Rafu Chakkar
4.5OTTplay Rating
One scam away from the "good life." This thought forms in the minds of two friends, Bhargav and Siddhant, after they read countless news stories about bank scams that have occurred in the country, totaling seventy-one thousand five hundred crores. They came up with a plan to open India's first bogus bank. Will they be able to flee, or will they be apprehended?
3
Bang Baang
5.4OTTplay Rating
Raghu is named as the prime suspect in a high-profile murder investigation. Meera, the officer in charge of the investigation and his ex-girlfriend, is closing in on him. Will the truth win out, or will the case become more complicated?
4
Bisaat - Khel Shatranj Ka
5.2OTTplay Rating
Bisaat is a mystery thriller about a psychiatrist, Kiyana Verma, who has a habit of interfering in her patients' lives. Kiyana Verma is a young, beautiful woman who runs a successful psychiatric practice in Mumbai. She is married to Abhijit, a talented doctor. Kiyana's main issue is that she becomes overly emotional about her patients and tries to help them in her own way, which complicates an already strained marriage. Abhijit and Kiyana are perfectly cast as an ideal couple, but they lack warmth and love due to a tumultuous past. Kiyana's habit of becoming overly involved in her patients' lives adds to the strain in her personal life.
5
Call My Agent: Bollywood
6.8OTTplay Rating
The drama never stops for four Mumbai talent agents hustling to save their sinking company, from pulling off casting coups to calming celebrity egos.
6
Girgit
5.3OTTplay Rating
Girgit is a thrilling yet sassy story about a dysfunctional couple. Ranbir and Janhvi are the fearless young Girgitians who plot against everyone, only to be caught in the end. With its unexpected twists and turns, their unpredictable story will send shivers down your spine. So, what exactly is the mystery? What will become of Ranbir and Janhvi Khetan?
7
Gud Boy
2.9OTTplay Rating
Pranav Kulkarni (27) is a young, handsome dance instructor living in Mumbai who is a total girl chaser and likes to sleep around with hot girls. He has a unique formula called "The Gud Boy Formula": he spots the girl in the dance class who has just had a breakup or is going through a complicated relationship, calls her home to talk over drinks, and then gets laid. What happens when he falls for Shivani Joshi, his college crush, who has come to have Pranav choreograph her wedding sangeet?
8
Ladies And Gentlemen
6.6OTTplay Rating
Sabila, a regular girl, becomes the voice of every Bangladeshi working woman. Witness this uplifting story about a fiery young woman who rebels against patriarchal society.
9
LOL: Hasse toh Phasse
3.9OTTplay Rating
Hosted by Boman Irani and Arshad Warsi, 10 of India's most entertaining comedians face a unique challenge: to survive six hours without laughing while doing whatever it takes to break the other contenders. In this one-of-a-kind comedy battle, a laugh, giggle, or smile could get you eliminated, and only the person who can keep a straight face until the end will be crowned "Last One Laughing."
10
Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu
8.5OTTplay Rating
In the early 1990s, a small-town boy aspired to become Bombay's most powerful don. Things get complicated when Nawabs' mentor, Lala, turns against him for Laila, an aspiring actress.
11
Maradonar Juto
4.5OTTplay Rating
Maradonar Juto is a Bengali-language web series from India. Susmita Chatterjee and Amartya Ray play the lead roles. This is the story of two neighbouring families who have a generational feud over a pair of shoes owned by football legend Diego Maradona.
12
Mohomaya
5.2OTTplay Rating
Rishi (Bipul), whose past is a vast ocean of secrets centred on his late mother, Maya (Ananya Chatterjee). Rishi finds the affection he has yearned for his entire life when he meets Aruna (Swastika Mukherjee), the mother of one of his classmates. What begins as a motherly bond quickly transforms into a compulsive obsession that destroys the lives of a perfectly normal family.
13
Mouchaak
5.5OTTplay Rating
A night of debauchery lands the dazzling Mou in hot water. With all of her lovers and her husband on their way to her house, will she be able to flee with the key to her glittering future?
14
OK Computer
5.3OTTplay Rating
It is the year 2031. Hard-boiled cybercrime detective Saajan Kundu is called out of retirement in a New India of towering smart holograms and drone superhighways when a self-driving taxi is hacked and ordered to kill an anonymous human victim.
15
Pavitra Rishta 2.0 - It's Never too Late
5.7OTTplay Rating
An extraordinary love story about an ordinary couple overcoming all obstacles to join in the sacred union of marriage.
16
Project 9191
5.5OTTplay Rating
In Mumbai, a special team led by DCP Amitabh Sinha is working to prevent crime. Preventing crimes from occurring.
17
Ramyug
5.6OTTplay Rating
Ramyug tells the story of Lord Rama in a unique and never-before-seen way. The Rama story is based on the ancient Hindu epic Ramayana, which dates from 500 BCE to 100 BCE. The Ramayan tells the story of Lord Rama's birth in Ayodhya. It then goes on to explain how Ram won Sita's hand in marriage only to be forced to spend 14 years in exile with his wife and brother Laxman. During this time, Sita was kidnapped by Ravana, and Ram embarked on a quest to rescue his wife with the help of an army of monkeys. When Rama defeated Ravana and returned his queen to Ayodhya in the final war, it not only represented the triumph of good over evil, but it also established Ram Raj, the golden age of mankind.
18
Star vs Food
1.8OTTplay Rating
Celebrities from Bollywood, namely Kareena Kapoor Khan, Karan Johar, Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor, and others, prepare a special meal for close friends and family.
19
Tandav
4OTTplay Rating
Tandav is the confluence of various worlds under the umbrella of politics. It's a dramatic portrayal of a high-level power struggle to keep their position. As we see where their future is headed in this dark abyss of politics, youth plays a significant role in the story.
20
The Big Day
4.8OTTplay Rating
In this eye-opening look at India's multibillion-dollar wedding industry, happily ever after begins on a spectacular note for six engaged couples.
21
The Empire
3.7OTTplay Rating
In the midst of plotting courtiers, ministers, and a dead king, 14-year-old Babur accepts his fate and leaves an indelible mark on history.


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