Some of the top Indian web series that were well-received in 2021 and are likely to continue to be popular in 2022:
- Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi – This series on SonyLIV is a follow-up to Scam 1992 and explores the life of another infamous scamster, Abdul Karim Telgi. It features a talented ensemble cast and has received positive reviews for its storytelling and performances.
- The Family Man – This Amazon Prime Video series starring Manoj Bajpayee follows the life of an intelligence officer juggling his high-pressure job and his family life. Its second season, released in 2021, was highly appreciated for its complex characters, taut storytelling, and edge-of-the-seat action.
- Asur – This Voot Select series is a crime thriller that explores the dark world of serial killers and forensic science. It has received praise for its unique storytelling and strong performances by its cast.
- Ray – This Netflix anthology series is based on the short stories of legendary Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray. It features four different stories directed by four different directors and stars an impressive cast of actors, including Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, and Kay Kay Menon.
- Maharani – This SonyLIV series is a political drama set in Bihar and stars Huma Qureshi in the lead role of Rani Bharti, a housewife who is unexpectedly thrust into the role of Chief Minister. It has received positive reviews for its portrayal of the complex world of politics and power.
These are just a few of the many Indian web series that were popular and well-received in 2021, and are likely to continue to be popular in 2022.