Upcoming Web Series

The digital entertainment media and Over the Top (OTT) platforms like Amazon Prime, Netflix, Zee5, ALT Balaji, and MX Player have changed the face of the entertainment industry. Now more than TV serials, we look for the upcoming web series. The craze for latest series shows that great storyline and fantastic acting are still appreciated even though the series budget might be low.

After the release of Mirzapur 2, there are series of most awaited sequels lined up for release. Here we have listed upcoming Indian web series you might want to watch.

List of Upcoming Hindi Web Series 2021

Among the plethora of web series available on Indian OTT platforms, we have chosen the most exciting series that is worth binge-watching. Go through the list, and you will get the details of the tentative release date, director, casts, and which platform is releasing the series of 2021 and new releases of 2020.

1. The Family Man 2

The Family Man 2

The Family Man 1 was a thrilling web series that glued the audience for all ten episodes. The story revolved around a man who was juggling between his family and his profession as an intelligence officer. The last episode ended with lots of anticipation, and the fans were waiting for the next season impatiently.

The thrill of joy again ran across the fans when Amazon Prime declared the news of the upcoming web series The Family Man 2. The wait will end soon, so let’s buckle up for another crazy ride of edgy thrill with this Indian web series.

Streaming on:   Amazon Prime

Release Date: 22 January 2020

Director: Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK

Casts: Manoj Bajpayee, Samantha Akkineni

2. Made In Heaven Season 2

Made In Heaven Season 2

One of the most fascinating Indian Web Series of 2020 was Made in Heaven. The story revolved around two wedding planners who go through emotional and practical ups and downs through planning weddings.

The exciting storyline is about to continue in the upcoming web series on Amazon Prime Made in Heaven 2. In this season, the two wedding planners are going to take projects abroad. So we can expect beautiful destination wedding locations in the series.

Streaming on: Amazon Prime

Release Date: January 2021

Director: Zoya Akhtar

Casts: Sobhita Dhulipala, Kalki Koechlin, Arjun Mathur, Jim Sarbh, and Arjun Mathur.

3. Aarya 2

Aarya 2

Aarya was one of the top Indian Web Series of 2020 starring Sushmita Sen. The audience was thrilled by her acting, seeing her after five long years. If you enjoyed the thrill of the crime drama Aarya, then the second season of Aarya is in the making to entertain you.

The audience and critics have admired the first season because of the addictive storyline and amazing action of Sushmita Sen. So, it is expected that the second two will be full of action and drama. So hang on there and wait for the next update of this upcoming Indian web series in Hindi.

Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar

Release Date: Yet to be announced

Director: Ram Madhvani

Casts: Sushmita Sen

4. Gullak Season 2

After the release of Gullak season 1 in 2019, this TVF web series presented by SonyLIV has gained loads of appreciation. Even the acclaimed critics have written a long review of positive feedback. So with even higher expectations with the next season, Gullak 2 is ready to welcome us again in Mishra Family’s lives.

Now hold your excitement for a little more and wait for January 15th for all episodes to be released at once.

Streaming on: SonyLIV

Release Date: 15 January 2021

Director: Amrit Rajamouli

Casts: Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Sunita Rajwar Harsh Mayar, Vaibhav Raj Gupta

5. Tandav

Tandav

If politics interests you, Tandav is the web series for you. It is interesting, thrilling, revealing, and witty. Here Saif Ali khan is in the look of a politician. Till now, the plot summary is not released but it is anticipated to be one of the thriller web series. It is said that Tandav is plotted in the line of American shoe ‘House of Cards’.  The audience is waiting for this promising web series that is going to release in mid-January 2021. 

Streaming on: Amazon Prime

Release Date: 15 January 2021

Director: Ali Abbas Zafar

Casts: Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Sunil Grover

6. The Test Case 2

The Test Case 2

Season 1 of The Test Case is one of the best Indian web series. Through all ten captivating episodes, this series highlighted the gender biases prevalent in every field of work. The next season is coming soon on OTT platform Zee5 and ALT Balaji.

Nimrat Kur was the lead in the first season of this series. It showed the tough training one has to go through in the Army training center. With the ALT Balaji upcoming web series The Test Case 2, Harleen Sethi will display a strong and fierce female army personality.

Streaming on: ALT Balaji and Zee 5

Release Date: 2021

Director: Vinay Waikul, Ekta Kapoor

Casts: Harleen Sethi, Atul Kulkarni mand more

7. Mumbai Diaries 26/11

Mumbai Diaries 26/11

It has been a decade since the event of Mumbai terror attack; however, the wounds are fresh in everyone’s memory. The series Mumbai Diaries 26/11 is constructed to pay homage to the martyrs and families affected by the attack. The story revolves around four characters that were living normal life. The series traces how their lives were affected by the attack. It also portrays the human spirit that grew with unprecedented danger.

Streaming on: Amazon Prime

Release Date: March 2021

Director: Kiran Rao

Casts: Mohit Raina, Konkona Sen Sharma, Tina Desai, Shreya Dhanwanthary

8. Jeet ki Zid

 Jeet ki Zid

Base on true events, Jeet ki Zid is a story of commitment, passion and strong determination of a soldier. This is an inspirational story where an army man, paralyzed below the waist after Kargil war. This did not shatter his courage; rather he was determined to excel in his life. He cracked IIM and became a very successful corporate professional. This web series is releasing soon, and you will be really inspired to see how it is capable to inspiring you.

Streaming on: Zee5

Release Date: 22st January 2021

Director: Vishal Mangalorkar

Casts:  Amit Sadh, Sushant Singh, Amrita Puri, Ali Goni

9. Nail Poslish

Nail Poslish Zee5

Zee5 upcoming web series, Nail Polish is a psychological murder thriller. The story unfolds the crime wave, which has become challenging for the police department. There we 36 children killed and burned around Lucknow in the span of 5 years. A new officer joins the department and stumbles through the clues to find the criminal. This is an interesting and nerve-wracking web series that one can look forward to.

Streaming on: Zee5

Release Date: 1st January 2021

Director: Bugs Bhargava Krishna

Casts:  Arjun Rampal, Aditya Belnekar, Madhoo, Manav Kaul, Rajit Kapur

10. Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare 2

Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare 2

The star stand-up comedian Zakir Khan turned into a comic actor with the first season of ‘Chacha Vidhayak Hai Humare.’ He has allured his audience with his amazing comic timing like one we saw in ‘Haq Se Single.’ He gained much popularity, and today he is one of the famous Instagram influencers.

This upcoming hindi web series is ready to entertain you and make you laugh. So wait for a little more before you see Khan’s refreshing comic acting skills.

Streaming on: Amazon Prime

Release Date: Yet to be announced

Director: Vijay Subramaniam

Casts: Zakir Khan, rest to be revealed

11. Broken but Beautiful 3

 Broken but Beautiful 3

The story of Agastya and Rumi is about to see a new phase in life in the new upcoming web series Broken but Beautiful season 3. The series will be released in the genre of romance and drama. So the wait is about to get over.

Streaming on: ALT Balaji

Release Date: To be announced

Director: Santosh Singh, Harsh Dedhia

Casts: Yet to be finalized   

New Released Web Series of 2020

The year of 2020 has been a dynamic one which has changed all aspects of our lives. Even in this situation there has been number of web series to entertain us. Here we have listed popular new released Hindi series that you can choose to binge watch.

12. Mismatched

Mismatched

Recent released web series on the OTT platform Netflix is ‘Mismatched.’ The lead of the series is a YouTube sensation, Prajakta Koli, along with male counterpart Rohit Saraf. The first appearance of the series looks so interesting that we hope that it adds to Best Hindi Shows on Netflix India.

The story of this new web series is romance and drama. The girl is a tech wizard and has a very practical approach to life. On the other hand, the boy is a dreamer, and he expects his love story to be a fairy tale. It will be interesting to see how they would fall in love, or their paths drift away. It is soon to be added in great Netflix Indian web series list.

Streaming on:   Netflix

Release Date: 2021

Director: Akarsh Khurana

Casts: Prajakta Kohli, Rohit Saraf

13. Bhaag Beanie Bhaag

Bhaag Beanie Bhaag

The new Netflix series Bhaag Beanie Bhaag looks promising among the upcoming web series on Netflix. The show primarily stars Swara Bhaskar and stand-up comedian Vipul Thakur. So you expect comedy, romance, and drama in this series.

The story revolves around a girl handling career, life, and love in the midst of mayhem. Through all ups and downs of her career and love life, she decides to become a stand-up comedian. We will have to wait a little while to see how her life evolves.

Streaming on: Netflix

Release Date: 4 December

Writers: Neel Shah, Ravi Patel

Director: Debbie Rao, Abi Varghese, Ishaan Nair

Casts: Swara Bhasker, Ravi Patel, Mona Ambegaonkar, Girish Kulkarni, Dolly Singh, Varun Thakur

14. A Suitable Boy

A Suitable Boy

The upcoming Netflix web series is based on Vikram Seth’s novel, A Suitable Boy. The story confronts tradition with modernity in the post-independence era. Lata is a young college girl who has a dominating mother.

The story revolves around the mother looking for a suitable match for her daughter. On the other hand, Lata is trying hard to find her independence in choosing her suitor. The drama and love look promising in the trailer of this web series.

Streaming on:   Netflix

Release Date: October 2020

Director: Mira Nair

Casts: Ishaan Khatter, Tabu, Tanya Maniktala, Rasika Dugal, Shahana Goswami, Vijay Varma, Namit Das

15. Naxalbari

Naxalbari

Naxalism is one of the crucial issues in India. This issue has again raised interest in the web series platform with the latest releases web series Naxalbari.

The story will take you to the Gadchiroli, where there is a rise in the Naxal agitation. As the protagonist, Rajeev Khandelwal gets involved with the subject, he finds a completely different angle. 

Streaming on: Zee5

Release Date: 28th November 2020

Director: Vivek Agnihotri

Casts: Rajeev Khandelwal, Satyadeep Misra, Tina Dutta

16. Ek Jhoothi Love Story

Ek Jhoothi Love Story

This new web series is a Pakistani story of two young people. Sohail and Salma met each other on social media through their fake profiles and fell in love. Now the story evolves with the contrast in their real and fake lives. 

Streaming on: Zee5

Release Date: 30th October 2020

Director: Mehreen Jabbar

Casts: Bilal Abbas Khan, Madiha Imam, Heena Bayaat, Kiran Haq  

17. Bombay Begums

Bombay Begums

This web series is playing an important role in breaking traditional stereotypes. This Hindi web series Bombay Begums is one such series that will air soon on the OTT platform, Netflix. This falls in the category of social issue TV drama, which focuses on women’s ambition, insecurities, and desires. 

The story encompasses the lives of five women across generations. All these individuals have different challenges to wrestle with. This little glimpse available for us shows that there is so much to explore from women’s character. This series will be introducing us to five begums who are tied with an unbreakable bond.

Streaming on: Netflix

Release Date: November 2020

Director: Alankrita Shrivastava and Bornila Chatterjee

Casts: Ivanka Das, Pooja Bhatt, Shahana Goswami, Amruta Subhash, Manish Choudhary, Plabita Borthakur, Rituraj Singh

18. Aashram Part 2

Aashram Part 2

When the release of Aashram season 1 part 1, it made a mark on the OTT platform of MX Player. The story shows the darker side of godman or babas in Indian society. 

In Part 2 of season 1, the story will evolve and show the reality of the behind story of the aashram. Hold on for a while until it releases in November 2020 to enjoy one of the latest Hindi web series.

Streaming on: MX Player

Release Date: 11th November 2020

Director: Prakash Jha

Casts: Bobby Deol, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Madhvi Bhatt, Tejpal Singh Rawat, Avinash Kumar

19. Dark 7 White

Dark 7 White

The Shahrukh Khan of web series Sumeet Vyas is about to thrill you with his new web series, Dark 7 White. Nidhi Singh and Sumeet are the lead actors of this political thrill.

It will be exciting to watch this unique murder mystery political drama. Just wait for a little more; it is releasing in November.

Streaming on: Zee5

Release Date: 24th November 2020

Director: Satwik Mohanty

Casts: Sumeet Vyas, Nidhi Singh, Abigail Pande, Jatin Sarna

Conclusion

Today we have excellent access to digital media and new age entertaining shows. All thanks to the OTT platform that we need not worry about satellite or cables connection for our entertainment. There is a number of web series apps and platforms which is the source of ultimate entertainment.

This has increased the craze for web series. The exciting thrill, drama, romance, mystery storylines have engaged people to a greater degree. If you are wondering what the upcoming web series is worth waiting for, go through the list above. We hope you got to know a more interesting series about to be released through this blog.

FAQs

1. Which web series is trending now?

Mirzapur 2 one of the trending series now as it has been released very recently.

2. Which is the most popular web series?

Web series like Sacred Games, Mirzapur, The Family Man, Made in Heaven, Kota Factory, Little Things, Ye Meri Family are the most popular web series. These series also have the potential of 2nd season. Some sequels are releasing soon. Go ahead and read the blog above to know more.

3. Which is the best web series on Hotstar?

Criminal Justice, Hostages, Aarya are among the best series on the OTT platform of Hotstar.

4. What shows are coming out in 2021?

Web series like Bhaag Beanie Bhaag, Made in Heaven 2, etc. are releasing in 2021. Keep a check on the updates to never miss the release date of your favorite series. We have mentioned the tentative release date, director, and casts of the upcoming web series.

5. How do I get ALT Balaji for free?

The ALT Balaji website and app is primarily a paid OTT platform. However, the first episode is made free for non-subscribers.

6. Which is the Best OTT App for web series?

Netflix, Amazon Prime, Zee5, ALT Balaji, MX Player, and Voot are some of India’s best web series apps.

7. Is MX Player free?

Yes, MX Player has allowed most of its content for watching freely. However, some latest show releases are kept exclusive for the subscribers.

8. Is Hotstar India free?

Disney+ Hotstar is one of the best OTT apps, which is free. You can enjoy web series, movies, IPL cricket matches, and more.

9. Where can I watch Netflix Web series for free?

Go to netflix.com/in/watch-free to watch the selected movies and shows for free. However, subscribe to the app to enjoy more shows and series.

Shradha Shalini Lakra

Shradha Shalini Lakra

Shradha is Gurgaon based author who has an eye for the need of the readers. Her wide range of writing experience has polished her skills to produce well designed content. Her maturity and understanding of the subject is reflected in her writing. She is enthusiastic about baking, reading and gardening.

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Shradha Shalini Lakra

Shradha is Gurgaon based author who has an eye for the need of the readers. Her wide range of writing experience has polished her skills to produce well designed content. Her maturity and understanding of the subject is reflected in her writing. She is enthusiastic about baking, reading and gardening.

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