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A fan of crime dramas, stream these most watched Telugu web series on ZEE5 now

ZEE5 has some of the best web series in Telugu. Here are some of the must watch web series in the thriller genre. 

A fan of crime dramas, stream these most watched Telugu web series on ZEE5 now

Top five Telugu web series on Zee 5

Last Updated: 02.02 PM, Apr 30, 2024


In the last few years, OTT platforms have been churning out multiple Telugu web series, and the first in line is ZEE5. One can stream from a plethora of releases on the streaming platform, and if you are a fan of thrillers, here are some of the gripping web series that you can stream on ZEE5.



Gaalivaana is the official adaptation of the British web series One of Us. The series is directed by Sharan Kopishetty and stars Radhika Sarathkumar and Sai Kumar in lead roles. It is about a joint family in a small village that is keeping a massive secret about a brutal murder. The twists and turns in this web series will keep you hooked to your seats. The series has eight episodes in total.

Director - Sharan Kopishetty

Star Cast- Sai Kumar, Radhika Sarathkumar, Chandini Chowdary

Shootout at Alair

Shootout at Alair is a cop drama featuring Srikanth and Prakash Raj in key roles. The show is based in the old city of Hyderabad and has been directed by Anand Ranga. It has eight episodes in total and deals with a team of cops who crack down on a case regarding a massive shootout at Alair. The show is produced by Chiranjeevi's daughter, Sushmitha Konidela.

Director - Anand Ranga

Star Cast-Srikanth, Prakash Raj

Puli Meka

Pulika Meka marks the OTT debut of actress Lavanya Tripathi. The show is about a female cop who goes undercover and unravels a major serial killer's crimes. Kona Venkat produced it, and Chakravarthy Reddy directed it. It has eight episodes in total.

Director - Chakravarthy Reddy

Star Cast, Lavanya Tripathi, Suman, Aadi Saikumar


ATM is director Harish Shankar's first-ever project on OTT. The show also marks the debut of Bigg Boss winner VJ Sunny on OTT. The crime drama is about a group of friends who are forced to commit a crime for a top criminal. Chandra Mohan directed the show, which has eight episodes in total.

Director- Chandra Mohan

Star Cast- VJ Sunny, Subba Raju


Recce is a Telugu web series that has won praise from critics. The gritty crime drama, directed by Poluru Krishna, stars Siva Balaji, Dhanya Balakrishna, and Sritam in lead roles. It has seven episodes in total and is about a son consumed by greed and lust who hires people to kill his own father.

Director - Poluru Krishna

Star Cast- Sriram, Siva Balaji, Dhanya Balakrishna

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