15 Of The Best Hindi Web Series of 2021
Since the beginning of 2019, the world has been witnessing an unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. People were feeling burned out due to pandemics, the situation in 2021 is a little better though.
Digital platforms and, the Indian web series have become the main source of entertainment for many people. The OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar, Zee5, and many other have some of the best web series that is worth watching and keep you engaged and entertained.
In the Covid era when going out to cinemas is still restricted, people prefer watching web series in place of TV serials as they are more interesting and entertaining.
So, here is 15 Of The Best Hindi Web Series of 2021 that are exciting to watch during your free time.
15 Of The Best Hindi Web Series of 2021
1. Family Man – Season 2 (Amazon Prime)
Family Man is an action-drama series that focuses on the middle-class man who works for the NIA’s special cell. This second season revolves around how he left the special cell and started working in the private sector to spend more time with the family. But, he returns back to his work because of a new and powerful enemy. Starring Manoj Bajpayee, Samantha Akkineni, and Sharib Hashmi, this exciting spy thriller is created by Krishna DK and Raj Nidimoru.
2. Mumbai Diaries 26/11 (Amazon Prime)
Mumbai Diaries is based on the real-life events of the Mumbai attack that took place on 26th November 2008. This series explores the challenges that were faced by a staff of Bombay General Hospital and how the journalist reported all the incidents that took place on a fateful day. This storyline will create goosebumps and the eight-part series is a must-watch during a free day. Starring Konkona Sen Sharma and Mohit Raina, this medical drama show is created by Nikhil Advani.
3. Gullak – Season 2 (SonyLIV)
Gullak is surely an underrated gem. From the excellent storyline and star cast, this is a purely entertaining show which you can enjoy watching. This show revolves around a typical middle-class family. Like the first season, this second season of the show also focuses on the Mishra family and their struggles as a middle-class family. Starring Geetanjali Kulkarni, Jameel Khan, Harsh Maya, and Vaibhav Raj Gupta, this feel-good show is created by Shreyansh Pandey.
4. Maharani (SonyLIV)
Maharani is set in Bihar in the 1990s. It is a political drama that is loosely based on Rabri Devi’s occupation as the state’s chief minister after Lalu Prasad Yadav was jailed. He announced her name as his successor. Featuring Huma Quershi as the wife of Bihar’s chief minister, the series also stars KaniKusruti, Innamulhaq, and Sohum Shah. This must-watch show is created by Subhash Kapoor.
5. Aspirants (YouTube)
The mini-series TVF Aspirants is streaming online on the YouTube channel TVF (The Viral Fever). TVF Aspirants download options are also available on the YouTube app. This show revolves around the journey of three friends and their aspirations to clear the UPSC exam. This show leaves the audience waiting for the new episodes since its release. It showcases the struggles of the students from middle-class families. Also, it sums ups the flawless UPSC preparation. Featuring Shivankit Parihar, Naveen Kasturia, Abhilash Thapliyal, Sunny Hinduja, and Namita Dubey, this current age web series is beautifully directed by Apoorv Singh Karki.
6. Bombay Begums (Netflix)
Bombay Begums revolves around the dreams and wishes of five women who are from different backgrounds. They suddenly find their lives get interconnected. This six-part series is a must-watch series which is directed by Alankrita Shrivastava and Bornila Chatterjee. Making the first digital debut with this series, Pooja Bhatt has made her acting come back after two decades. Apart from Bhatt, Amruta Subhash, Shahana Goswami, and PlabitaBorthakur have also featured in the leading roles.
7. Kota Factory – Season 2 (Netflix)
Kota Factory highlights the challenges that the present-day IIT-JEE aspirants face in their everyday lives. This show has its own uniqueness since it is the nation’s first black and white show. Jitendra Kumar as JeetuBhaiya has instantly created a home in everyone’s heart. Along with Jitendra are Alam Khan, Ahsaas Channa and Ranjan Raj. This wonderful series is directed by Raghav Subbu.
8. Grahan (Disney+Hotstar)
Grahan is inspired by the famous novel “Chaurasi” written by Satya Vyas. The storyline of this show navigates between the two different worlds that are three decades apart but are connected with a secret. This drama has the right amount of love and drama that will keep you obsessed. Starring Pawan Malhotra, Anshumaan Pushkar, Zoya Hussain, and Wamiqa Gabbi in the leading roles. This crime thriller is directed by Ranjan Chandel.
9. The Empire (Disney+Hotstar)
The Empire is based on the novel “Empire Of The Moghul” written by Alex Rutherford. Marking the digital debut with this periodic drama, Kunal Kapoor has received appreciation for his fabulous role in this show. It revolves around the rise and fall of the Mughal Empire through generations. This show is one of the best historical fictions that leaves a permanent mark on the audience. Featuring Dino Morea, Aditya Seal, and Shabana Azmi. This fabulous show is directed by Mitakshara Kumar.
10. The Married Woman (Zee5)
The Married Woman is set in the year the 1990s, which revolves around two women who struggle to get rid of their religious, sexual, and societal hindrances to find each other amid political unrest. It is based on the book “A Married Woman” written by Manju Kapur. Featuring Suhaas Ahuja, Imaad Shah, Monica Dogra and Ridhi Dogra. This romantic show is directed by Sahir Raza.
11. Jeet Ki Zid (Zee5)
Jeet Ki Zid is based on the real-life story of a Kargil War hero Major Deep Singh Senger. This seven-part series will make you stunned. Featuring Amit Sadh and Amrita Puri. This series which explains the journey of the office during different timelines is directed by Vishal Mangalorkar.
12. Potluck (SonyLIV)
Potluck focuses on a father who tries to build a happy relationship with his children. This light-hearted series highlights the importance of family bonding and togetherness. Starring Siddhant Karnick, Aradhya Ajana, and Saloni Khanna. This drama is directed by Rajshree Ojha.
13. Kathmandu Connection (SonyLIV)
Kathmandu Connection is a 6 episode web series with the 1st episode free to watch. The series revolves around the investigation of the 1993 Bombay Blasts. This series showcases the common connection between the three different cases. Although the show has received mixed reviews from the audience, it is a gripping thriller that will keep you on the edge of the chair. Starring Vikram Singh Sodha, Anshuman Pushkar, Gopal Datt, Amit Sial, AkshaPardasany, Anurag Arora, and Sanjiv Chopra. This series is directed by Samir Khurana and Sachin Pathak.
14. Broken But Beautiful – Season 3 (MX Player)
Broken But Beautiful is available on MX Player for free. This series is a romantic drama that revolves around two absolutely opposite individuals who go through the beautiful journey of love, everlasting romance, and heartbreaks. Featuring Sidharth Shukla as the lead role (This is the last show we can see him), Sonia Rathee, and Vikrant Massey. This lovely series is directed by Priyanka Ghose.
15. Hey Prabhu! – Season 2 (MX Player)
Hey Prabhu is available on MX Player for free. This drama focuses on a popular teenager who later realizes that his social media popularity is just not enough to overcome his real-life challenges. Starring Parul Gulati, Rajat Barmecha, Ritu Raj Singh, SheebaChaddha and Achint Kaur. This comedy web series is directed by Shashanka Ghosh.