2022 is going to be a remarkable rollercoaster ride for the films and entertainment industry. It has been an astonishing year for OTT platforms as it flowed with excellent content worldwide. The OTT platforms ruled in 2022 from drama to action, from romance to thrillers, shows or series on such platforms made accessible to viewers and kept them engaged to the screens. Here are only a few days left from the entertaining year to say goodbye. The most dominating OTT platforms are Netflix, Zee5, Disney + Hotstar, MX Player, ALT Balaji, and others. Here we will look at the list of the top 7 Indian web series which ruled on the OTT platforms and won the hearts of the audience, depending upon their performances, storyline, and production quality.
1. Apharan 2:- It is an action thriller web series. Its first part was released in 2018, and the second was released on March 18, 2022. It is streaming on the ATL Balaji platform. The web series is written and co-produced by Sidharth Sengupta. The series is set in the current time, showcasing the kidnapping, suspense, mystery, and never-ending action. The web series story revolves around the 'Rudra,' played by Arunoday Singh, who navigated his professional duty with his personal life sticking to it. He has been sent to Serbia to track and capture Bikram Bahadur Singh, or BBs, the most wanted criminal responsible for the death of many RAW agents in one month.
2. Panchayat Season 2:- After getting the first Season, successful Prime Video has delighted its viewers with Panchayat Season 2 this year. The second Season Starring Jitendra Kumar, Neena Gupta, Raghubir Yadav, Faisal Malik, and Chandan Roy. The series has exceeded the expectations with its strong storyline, screenplay, direction, dialogues, and powerful performances by the actors. In the second Season, Abhishek (Jitendra) is captivating his attention in village politics while formulating for his CAT exams. Season 2 was the perfect mix of drama, emotions, and laughter. The series has been successful in gaining a strong IMDb rating of 8.9+.
3. Aashram season 3:- It is one of the most anticipated third series of Prakash Jha. The series has left the audience surprised with several unpredictable twists and turns. The series follows the exploits of Baba Nirala, played by Bobby Deol, a godman who has built a political/criminal empire under the roof of a spiritual enterprise. Its third Season takes off from the last Season. The series has a star cast, including Bobby Deol, Chandan Roy Sanyal, and Aaditi Pohankar. It aired on June 3, 2022, receiving an overwhelming response from critics and Audiences. It also got an amazing 7+ rating on IMDb. The series is streaming for free on MX Player.
4. Delhi Crime 2:- it is one of Netflix's popular series. Delhi Crime stars Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang, and Rasika Duggal again in season 2. Season 2 revolves around a fictional version of a real crime in 2012. serial killers cruelly assassinated older adults in the city. Despite rising death rates, the police fail to recognize the culprit. Vartika's team gets several challenges to end this horrendous series of murders. At the same time, the sequel of the series is more brutal and graphic and retains enough sensitivity and finesse, grasping attention.
5. Human:- It is the most popular series based on the medical drama featuring Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari. The story of the series revolves around human drug testing. It streams on the Disney Plus Hotstar. The series investigates a relevant but largely unexplored category that raises the most interesting questions on ethics in medicine, among others.
6. The Great Indian Murder:- It is a murder mystery starring Richa Chaddha, Pratik Gandhi, Ashutosh Rana, and Raghubir Yadav in pivotal roles. The series ensures to keep the audience engaged throughout. The story of the series revolves around an industrialist accused of a monstrous crime. He is eventually acquitted and then mysteriously killed. It shows that crime, murder, and mystery revolve around crime; the suspense and thriller aspect makes it more engaging.
7. Gullak Season 3:- It is one of the most-loved slice-of-life series. It streams on Sony Liv. Gullak managed to keep a rare feat with the Season this year got better only. The Mishra's got back to share their kisse-kahaniya about the struggles of a middle-class family to meet ends, which feels real as everyone else. The series starring Vaibhav Raj Gupta, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Jameel Khan, and Harsh Mayar in pivotal roles, Season 3 saw the grown-up version of the Mishra brothers. Aman's dreams grow bigger, and Annu's desires try to expand, but he thinks it's better to sacrifice them for the family's sake. The family dramedy hit it out of the park with flawless performances propped up by good writing.
If you have not watched them yet, do not worry, you can still make the best practice of your time till New Year rings in!