Some of the most remarkable Indian web shows came out in 2022. The viewers had various shows to choose from, including crime thrillers, college dramas, and slice-of-life stories. Here are some of the top-rated Indian web series of 2022, according to IMDb, with only 15 days until the New Year. These web series, which range from college romances to psychological thrillers, will keep you engaged.
An Indian web series called Panchayat is lighthearted and centers on the lives of an engineering graduate in a village. Neena Gupta, Raghubir Yadav, and Jitendra Kumar are among the talented ensemble cast members. Abhishek relocates to a rural hamlet in Uttar Pradesh to work as a panchayat secretary after failing to find a job that is suitable for his qualifications. He has difficulty adjusting to rural life but finally develops a love for the place. The two seasons of the online series are also entertaining and funny, making them ideal for a weekend binge-watch. Additionally, the show touches on emotional subjects and manages to do so without losing its lighthearted humor. With an IMDb rating of 8.9, the show is available on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video.
The brutal criminal drama Delhi Crime has won numerous awards, including the International Emmy Award for Best Drama Series. The shocking 2012 gang rape at Nirbhaya, which horrified the country, is the subject of the first season. Furthermore, a series of horrific killings serve as the second season’s basis. Shefali Shah, who portrays DCP Vartika Chaturvedi, seamlessly ties both seasons together with her fantastic cop performance. The series’s excellent cast drives the plot forward. The show has an IMDb rating of 8.5 and is available on Netflix.
Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, and Regina Cassandra have significant roles in the web series Rocket Boys. It serves as a history and science lesson. Homi Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai, two eminent scientists, are the focus of the biographical drama. It demonstrates India’s early steps toward becoming an upwards, independent country. The Indian Space Project was introduced by Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, and the Nuclear Program was led by Dr. Homi Bhabha. Additionally, Jim and Ishwak properly fill the roles of the incredible team. Seeing Jawaharlal Nehru, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, C V Raman, JRD Tata, and other notable figures emerging are incredibly surprising. Saba Azad, Hrithik Roshan’s girlfriend, also has a role. The series can be seen on SonyLiv, which has an 8.9 IMDb rating.
This medical drama series is a must-watch. Shefali Shah excels in her role as a cunning pharmaceutical executive. Both Vipul Amrutlal Shah and Mozez Singh are the directors. Vishal Jethwa and Kriti Kulhari are also featured in the show. This story keeps you watching due to its compelling plot and superb acting. It also sheds light on the torturous world of drug testing and medical scam games in which people are the test subjects. The human also emphasizes the relationship between pharmaceutical firms, profit-making hospitals, and the government. It can be seen on Disney+ Hotstar and has an IMDb rating of 7.9.
A senior inspector’s struggle to rebuild his life after being wrongfully accused of a crime is the focus of the crime thriller series Apharan. For this drama, Rudra Srivastava dons the uniform of the senior inspector. We witness him being compelled to abduct a little girl in the first season. In the meantime, Rudra goes to Serbia in season two at the RAW’s request to apprehend a criminal. It is a quick-moving Indian web series with lots of action, mystery, thrills, and some light humor. It is presently available on Voot and has an 8.3 IMDb rating.
This web series explores the life of a middle-class family through the simpleminded Mishra family. It demonstrates that jugaad and adaptability are ways of life. The routine of the family will make you feel familiar. As a viewer, you may notice various parallels between the real world and the fictional existence of the Mishra family. The straightforward narrative keeps you interested in the series USP. The family takes you into their lives and makes you a part of it despite the absence of any complicated layers. Additionally, this humorous series will have you laughing out loud at various relevant situations. We are still charmed by the middle-class family in Gullak’s third season. The show also has excellent performers and heartwarming stories.
The protagonist of NCR Days, Monu (Nikhil Vijay), relocates from Jodhpur to NCR to get an MBA. As soon as he encounters the hard reality of urban existence, his enthusiasm for achieving his goal quickly fades. He is also a misfit and a simpleton from a tiny village who often faces bullying from his college friends. However, as the story goes on, he wins people over with his lovable character and develops friends. He also gains some difficult lessons from experience. The show has a 9.1 IMDb rating and is available on YouTube.
Kunal Kemmu, a Bollywood actor, made his web debut with this psychological crime thriller, which put him back in the spotlight. The actor, who played Abhay Pratap Singh, the investigating officer, dazzled the crowd with his outstanding performance. Abhay encounters various difficulties throughout the seasons and will do everything it takes to solve the crimes presented to him. The fact that Abhay can think like a criminal also works in his favor. In addition, our antagonists are not far behind in expressing themselves. Ram Kapoor and Chunky Panday are actors that excel at playing villains. SP Abhay Pratap Singh is still battling his problems and solving horrific crimes. The series has an IMDb rating of 8.1 and is accessible on Zee5.
Campus Diaries is yet another college rom-com that follows the growth of six Excel University students. Here, young actors take center stage and help the show appeal to young people. There is toxic, one-sided love, heartbreak, ragging, sex, and drug use in this show. The six students learn to stand up for themselves and fight for what is right while dealing with societal discrimination as a group. Try this one if you like high school dramas. It will also take you back to your college days when everyone was eagerly enjoying their independence. This web series, which has an 8.9 IMDb rating, is accessible on MX Player.
Another college-themed drama is College Romance, which centers on friends who thoroughly enjoy their college experience. This humorous series is the ideal “stream and chill” drama after Campus Diaries. As the protagonists navigate college life and struggle against all difficulties to maintain their connection, they’ll be back to their college days. Peer pressure, disagreements, and newer expectations are examples of outside forces that could break them apart. In addition, despite scandals and long-distance relationships, love and friendships are to the test during just five episodes in the third season. It is currently accessible on SonyLiv and has an 8.4 IMDb rating.
India saw the release of these ten web series between January 1 and November 7, 2022. Additionally, they have at least 10,000 votes and an average IMDb user rating of 7 or higher.