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Best web series in Hindi to stream on OTT

From Sanjay Leela Bhansali's lavish period drama "Heeramandi" to Neeraj Pandey's action thriller "Special Ops," here are some of the best web series in Hindi to stream on OTT

Best web series in Hindi to stream on OTT
Best Hindi web series across platforms

Last Updated: 07.19 PM, May 25, 2024


OTT platforms continue to offer several engaging web series. From Netflix's popular romance drama web series like Little Things to Prime Video's signature crime thriller Mirzapur, we've compiled a list of some of the best Hindi web series to stream on various streaming platforms. So, make a plan with your pals and enjoy these binge-worthy web series from the comfort of your home to escape the heat wave.

Best web series in Hindi to watch online

If you’re looking for masterpiece originals, here are some of the best web series in Hindi to stream on OTT.

Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar


Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s OTT debut had everyone waiting anxiously for his magnum opus project. Led by one of the most esteemed filmmakers of our time, Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar clocked 22 million views in the three weeks since its release and became one of the most-viewed series. The series is set in the 1940s, during pre-independent India, and is the tales of love, revolt, betrayal, and power struggles within a group of royal courtesans. SLB’s magic and magnificent visuals will make you fall in love with this lavish period drama that is currently winning aesthetic trends on social media platforms.

  • IMDb rating: 6.6/10

  • Cast: Manisha Koirala, Richa Chaddha, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditi Rao Hydari, and others

  • Streaming platform: Netflix

Special Ops

Helmed by Neeraj Pandey, Special Ops is a riveting action-espionage thriller that has been winning hearts since its release in 2020. It has also secured a key position in the streaming platforms for top-notch shows and features in Hotstar specials. The series follows Himmat Singh, a RAW agent, who teams up with a coveted task force to hunt down the criminal masterminds of terror attacks in India. It is packed with high-octane action and an intriguing storyline to keep you hooked, making it a binge-worthy Hindi web series.

  • IMDb rating: 8.6

  • Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Vinay Pathak, Karan Tacker

  • Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Kota Factory

TVF’s original web series is the first black-and-white series to become popular for its original narrative and impressive performances. Set in Kota, the web series follows students as they attempt to get admission into some of India's most esteemed engineering schools, including IIT. Kota Factory received widespread acclaim from critics and fans for the authentic narrative that reflects on the complexities and hardships faced by the young aspirants as they prepare for India’s toughest entrance exams for admissions to IITs and medical colleges.

  • Cast: Mayur More, Jitendra Kumar, Ranjan Raj

  • IMDb rating: 9/10

  • Where to watch: Netflix

Little Things

If you enjoy romantic dramas with a relatable life twist, then Little Things is for you. The series revolves around a modern live-in couple. It traces their challenges while juggling careers and personal lives. Whether it's their cute love story or the hard-hitting reality of the daily struggles of a young couple, the series beautifully highlights how even little things can impact our relationships and let it either blossom or wither depending on our actions. It is a simple yet relatable slice-of-life drama with romance and comedy.

  • Cast: Dhruv Sehgal, Mithila Palkar

  • IMDb rating: 8.2/10

  • Where to watch: Netflix


This action crime thriller has cemented its position as a fan favourite. The web series is currently gearing up for its highly anticipated third season and is undoubtedly among the best releases on Amazon Prime Video. The core themes of this action thriller are gang wars, power struggles, ambition, greed, and business rivalry. It boasts of a tense plot and nuanced characters.

  • Cast: Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Divyendu Sharma

  • IMDb: 8.5/10

  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video
  • Scam 1992

    Adapted from journalist Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu's book The Scam, this biographical financial thriller traces mastermind fraudster and stockbroker Harshad Mehta. Packed with unexpected plot twists, the story sheds light on the rise and fall of Harshad Mehta, the man behind one of the biggest stock market scams in history. With a superb cast and a witty narrative, the series is the perfect blend of drama and thrills that is sure to keep you engaged.

    • IMDb rating: 9.2

    • Cast: Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Satish Kaushik, Rajat Sharma

    • Where to watch: Sony LIV

    The Broken News

    The Broken News received critical acclaim after it released in 2022. The soaring popularity encouraged the makers to release another gripping season. The plot revolves around the leading journalists of different news channels as they chase TRPs, blurring the line between truth and sensationalism in the process. From media ethics to media bias and frenzy, the show highlights how journalism is one of the key pillars of our society. It is a must-watch show if you enjoy politics and a series of unexpected twists.

    • IMDb rating: 7.6/10

    • Cast: Sonali Bendre, Jaideep Ahlawat, Shriya Pilgaonkar

    • Where to watch: ZEE5
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