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Must watch Indian series of 2021 - List hai toh hit hai
Nikhil Kumar
Jan 19, 2022
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Every holiday season brings cheer around, giving us enough time to relax and rewind from our usual chores. And if you are a great admirer of online streaming web series, then waste no time and get binge-watching some of the exciting storylines we have curated for you. 

On List hai toh hit hai theme special today, we have the Top 10 Indian series of 2021 lined up for you. I'm your host Nikhil, let's begin!

The Family man

A Hindi spy thriller streaming series that has aired two seasons stars Manoj Bajpayee alongside Priya Mani, Samantha, and Sharad Kelkar in supporting roles. The show received eleven nominations for Filmfare OTT Awards and won five awards for various categories. The plot follows Srikant Tiwari, a middle-class man who secretly works as an Intelligence officer balancing family responsibilities and his work at a secret special cell at National Investigation Agency. A must-watch series that gained not only popularity but also controversy.

OTTplay Rating - 9.2

Available - Disney + Hotstar

Gullak

A Hindi drama web series that features Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, and Harsh Mayar in main roles. The plot revolves around a collection of witty and charming tales of the Mishra family comprising Santosh and Shanti along with their two sons. They are a lower-middle-class family that deals with day-to-day chores while residing in bustling by-lanes. This light-hearted show is a good pick.

OTTplay Rating - 9.3

Available - Sony Liv

Aspirants

A Hindi coming-of-age web series featuring Naveen Kasturia, Shivankit Parihar, and Abhilash Thapliyal in lead roles. The five-episode series is based on a journey of three friends who aspire to make it big in UPSC exams, a Public Services competitive exams in India. It is a well-written show that depicts the struggle of any competitive exam aspirant.

OTTplay Rating - 9.6

Available - TVF Play and YouTube

Kota factory

A ten-episode Hindi web series that stars Mayur More as Vaibhav Pandey in the lead role. The plot is set in Kota, Rajasthan, and follows the life story of an IIT aspiring teenager Vaibhav who moves to Kota to crack JEE exam. The first-ever ‘Black and White’ series, it depicts the hardships encountered by IIT-JEE aspirants.

OTTplay Rating - 9.0

Available - Netflix and TVF Play

Grahan

Grahan is a crime drama web series based on the book Chaurasi by Satya Vyas. The series stars Pawan Malhotra, Zoya Hussain and Wamiqa Gabbi in lead roles. The story follows SP Amrita Singh who discovers a harsh truth of her father Rishi Ranjan, being a prime suspect in 1984’s anti-Sikh rights in Jharkhand. Through her investigations surfaces trust, love and sacrifice. The show has beautifully showcased the old-romance of Rishi and his love interest Manu in the 80s.

OTTplay Rating - 9.0

Available - Disney + Hotstar

Aranyak

A Hindi crime drama series that features Raveena Tandon, Ashutosh Rana, and Parambrata Chattopadhyay in main roles. The story follows two mismatched hill station cops who navigate a network of suspects after a mysterious murder that opens up political strategies, personal gains, and hidden secrets. A comeback of ravishing actor Raveena in a serious cop role is a must-watch.

OTTplay Rating - 7.9

Available - Netflix

Tabbar

A mystery drama series starring Pawan Malhotra, Supriya Pathak Shah, and Ranvir Shorey in lead roles. The story set in Jalandhar follows a story of a retired police constable who stands against all odds to save his family which gets entangled in a mysterious crime. The plot wonderfully depicts the unity and support of a family with a well-crafted story and an ensemble that has done justice with riveting performances.

OTTplay Rating - 8.4

Available - Sony Liv

BreakPoint

An Indian sports documentary series of seven episodes is based on the success story of the duo tennis legends Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi. The show focuses on their journey through childhood friendship to being famed tennis players. The series depicts the high and lows of their careers, from Grand Slam wins to their eventual fallout. The series also focuses on incidents that grew them apart which resulted in them never teaming up in any tournament. 

OTTplay Rating - 9.0

Available - Zee5 and Vi

Special Ops 1.5

A second installment action thriller web series of the Special Ops franchise starring Kay Kay Menon in the titular role of Himmat Singh. Set in the 2000s, the plot follows the narration of Himmat Singh, an idealistic legendary RAW officer and his duties towards safeguarding the nation’s secret information. The show takes you through the clustered lanes of old Delhi and includes the aftermath of the Indian Parliament attack in 2001.

OTTplay Rating - 8.6

Available - Disney + Hotstar

House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths

A crime documentary consisting of three episodes that refers to the horrendous deaths of eleven family members of the Chundawat family from Burari, Delhi in 2018. This docu-series examines the unfortunate and mysterious deaths, focusing on whether the deaths were suicides, murders, or something unknown. Though a disturbing true story, the series is captivating and includes interviews of the relevant people associated with the Chundawat family.

OTTplay Rating - 7.6

Available - Netflix

That's the OTTplay List hai toh hit hai theme-based podcast for today, I shall be back again tomorrow with a brand new theme. Until then it's your host Nikhil signing off.

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