Yeah, it is that time of the year. As 2018 crawls to an end, let us take a deep breath and take a look back at the year went by. And to what it offered to us.
2018 saw a revolution in internet entertainment. We saw what we never imagined we could see on an Indian screen with Indian actors. A slew of web series came and explored various topics and day-to-day subjects that are still untouched by Bollywood and are unthinkable for Indian TV. Yes, TV is so dead as THE internet entertainment arrives finally in India. Here are 10 best Indian web series from 2018 that you need to watch ASAP:
Sacred Games on Netflix:
This was definitely the baap of Indian web series. This crime drama thriller came with a brilliant star cast and blew our mind away and for the first time, Indian audience saw what it had never seen- unabashed nudity, uncensored violence, and super-dense plotting. Sure you must have watched it by now. If not, then click here.
Ghoul on Netflix:
This one series starring Radhika Apte and Manav Kaul totally fucked our minds. The series is not only a horror dram but it also tackles social change vis a vis religion in an effective and dramatic way. Have not watched it yet? Do watch it before the clock strikes twelve. Click here.
Little Things Season 2 on Netflix:
Mithila Palkar is such a breeze to watch. Well, our curly-haired girl has surely matured as she makes her way in the corporate world along with carrying on her super-adorable relationship with Dhruv Sehgal. Watch her here.
Yeh Meri Family on TVF Play:
When the netizens are experiencing what can be coined as an influx of uncensored, uncut internet entertainment, this humble series set in the 90s will leave you pining for your childhood. Be it the nostalgic dose or the brilliant cast or the relatable feel- this series has it all. Click here to watch.
Smoke on Eros:
A lesser-heard but totally deserving series. This Eros original web series stars Kalki Koechlin, Tom Alter, Jim Sarbh and Gulshan Devaiah, Mandira Bedi, Amit Sial, Satyadeep Mishra, Neil Bhoopalam- what else do you want! This directorial work of Neel Guha takes the viewers on a ride to the dark underbelly of Goa in the backdrop of crime and drug. Definitely one of the best Indian web series from 2018. Click here to watch.
Mirzapur on Amazon Prime:
And talking about crime, how can we forget recently released Mirzapur? With Pankaj Tripathi at his best alongside very under-rated Vikrant Masssey, this crime thriller is surely worth your time. Not to forget other stellar casts- Rasika Duggal, Ali Fazal, Divyendu Sharm, Shriya Pilgaonkar and Kulbhushan Khanrbanda. Definitely, a dekko if you have not seen this one yet! Here is the link.
Flames on YouTube:
Too sad if you have not watched this one yet. Flames’ Ritvik Sahore takes you back in your teenage days filled with hectic tutions and some stolen glimpses of your crush which meant the world in those days. Click here to watch.
8. Adulting on YouTube:
This Dice Media’s coming of age story about two young women trying to find their foothold in a metro is an absolute charm. Click here.
Official CEOgiri on YouTube:
Remember Official Chukiyagiri, a Sunny Kaushal-Mithila Palkar starring web series that ended with a surprise appearance of our beloved Sumeet Vyas? Well, Arré launched the season 2 of the web series titled Official CEOgiri sometime in March and it is something that you should not miss at all, if you have not watched it yet. Click here.
Girl In The City, Season 3 on YouTube:
Dehradun’s girl has grown into a self-sustaining businesswoman/fashion designer in Mumbai. The series is relatable AF, it stars Mithila Palkar, its free and it’s here. So enjoy!