CIB 2021: 15 Best Indian web series

Cineblues round up of the year 2021, Filmiimli lists the best Indian original series that made a solid impact. The list is in alphabetical order


Aarya 2

Aarya season 2 took full advantage of its last success and Sushmita Sen’s solid talent and appeal to churn a profoundly human sequel to the GodFather meets Mahabharata original Aarya 1. Streaming on Disney+Hotstar



Raveena Tandon shined in her grippingly mystical OTT debut streaming on Netflix.



A superb coming-of-age journey of UPSC aspirants produced by The Viral Fever (TVF) and created by Arunabh Kumar and Shreyansh Pandey, written by Deepesh Sumitra Jagdish and directed by Apoorv Singh Karki.

Starring Naveen Kasturia, Shivankit Parihar, Abhilash Thapliyal, Namita Dubey and Sunny Hinduja.


City of Dreams season 2

Priya Bapat leads the fight against patriarchy continues in this daughter v/s father power struggle. Streaming on Disney + Hotstar. 

Dil Bekaraar

Dil Bekaraar by Habib Faisal starring Raj Babbar, Poonam Dhillon, Padmini Kolhapure, Akshay Oberoi, Sahher Bamba and others is a delightfully nostalgic ride that pays ode to the cinema of Basu Chatterjee, and Sai Paranjpye. Streaming on Disney+Hotstar.


Gullak Season 2

A true gem written by Durgesh Singh and helmed by Palash Vaswani starring Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Harsh Mayar and Vaibhav Raj Gupta streaming on SonyLIV.



Inspired from Satya Vyas fictional novel ‘Chaurasi’ based on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Grahan created by Shailendra Jha and directed by Ranjan Chandel, is a touchy, relatable human touch to the holocaust horror. Streaming on Disney + Hotstar.


Inside Edge Season 3

The Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha starrer created by Karan Anshuman and directed by Kanishk Varma handsomely covered the Season 2 ‘wrong one’ for a well-deserved and finely struck boundary. Streaming on Amazon Prime Video.


Jeet Ki Zid

The Zee5 original starring Amit Sadh as Kargil hero Major Deependra Singh Sengar is a must for every Indian, every human. Streaming on ZEE5



This 10-episode Saheb, Biwi Aur Bihar created by Subhash Kapoor and directed by Karan Sharma starring Huma Qureshi in lead is a solidly mounted and powerfully acted political drama on caste and politics that sweeps with a terrific ode to womanhood. Streaming on SonyLIV.


Qatil Haseenaon Ke Naam

ZEE5 & Zindagi first of its kind collaboration with award winning British Indian director Meenu Gaur is a kick – ass feminist desi noir anthology series that breaks norms and is hauntingly liberating and deadly.


Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story

Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story Neeraj Pandey and Kay Kay Menon come again to add new life to the outstanding Disney + Hotstar espionage thriller Special OPS.


The Family Man season 2

The much-awaited season 2 of the terrific amazon Prime Video’s The Family Man Season 1 by Raj & D.K. starring the incredible Manoj Bajpayee is indeed a promise delivered in a blockbuster manner.



Self-taught filmmaker Ajitpal Singh’s debut in web series is a Kafkaish tribute with a Shakespearian heart that tweaks the concept of The Good, The Bad and a Family. Streaming on SonyLIV.


Your Honor Season 2

Jimmy Sheirgill is back to power this brilliantly intense & visceral follow up of the terrific season 1of Sony LIV’s ‘Your Honor’ by E.Niwas.


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