T0p 10 IMDb Most Popular Indian Web Series

Every year in December, IMDb announces its list of the 100 most popular films, TV shows, Web Series, actors, and other categories. Although the year 2022 is still not finished, IMDb has produced its list of the most popular movies and web shows.

Here is a list of the top Indian web series according to IMDb in 2022. OTT viewers are certainly aware of these shows. Gullak, NCR Days, and Panchayat are again on the top list this year.

1- Gullak

IMDb Rating: 9.1/10

Platform: TVF Play, Sony LIV

Director: Amrit Raj Gupta and Palash Vasvani

The family-friendly television program was created by Shreyansh Pandey and centers on the Mishra family, which consists of two kids named Anand and Aman as well as a middle-aged married couple named Santosh and Shanti Mishra.

The leading actors are Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, and Harsh Mayar. The first season premiered on TVF Play and Sony LIV on June 27, 2019, and the second season aired on Sony LIV on January 15, 2021. On April 7, 2022, the platform released the third season of the show, marking its return.

2- NCR Days

IMDb Rating: 9.1/10

Platform: YouTube

Director: Ambrish Verma

The show explores the experiences of a small-town man studying in a setting totally at home with his own and shows how moving from a village to a city changes him. In addition to filmmaker Verma, it also features Nikhil Vijay, Raghvika Kohli, Heer Kaur, Arun Kushwah, and Ankit Bhardwaj.

There are a total of 5 episodes in the series, all of which are accessible on “The Timeliners'” official YouTube account.

3- Panchayat

IMDb Rating: 8.9/10

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Deepak Kumar Mishra

The comedic drama series starring actor Jitendra Kumar is at the top of the list of IMDb’s most-watched Indian online series in 2022. The series, which was produced by The Viral Fever (TVF), follows the experiences of an engineering graduate who works as a Panchayat secretary in the far-flung village of Fulera in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Following the popularity of the first season, the second season of the show debuted on the platform on April 3, nearly 2 years later, on April 3, 2020. A third season has also been confirmed for it. In addition to Jitendra, Neena Gupta, Raghubir Yadav, Faisal Malik, and Chandan Roy play significant parts.

4- Rocket Boys

IMDb Rating: 8.9/10

Platform: Sony LIV

Director: Abhay Pannu

Jim Sarah and Ishwak Singh play Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai, two of India’s greatest scientists, in the biographical television series based on real lives.

The first season aired on Sony LIV on February 4; the second, on August 15, 2022, the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day, debuted six months later. Both seasons garnered positive reviews that were very complimentary of the acting, directing, script, and other technical qualities.

5- Campus Diaries

IMDb Rating: 8.9/10

Platform: MX Player

Director: Prem Mistry and Abhishek Yadav

Popular YouTuber Harsh Beniwal, comedian Saloni Gaur, Abhinav Sharma, Salonie Patel, Ritvik Sahore, Saloni Khanna, and Srishti Ganguly Rindani all play significant parts in the coming-of-age drama series. On MX Player, the show aired on January 7, 2022.

It tells the stories of six Excel University students. The show contains all the typical components of coming-of-age dramas, including a flurry of friends, developing romance, dating, friendship, and heartbreaks.

6- Delhi Crime

IMDb Rating: 8.5/10

Platform: Netflix

Director: Richie Mehta

Shefali Shah, a skilled actress, plays DCP Vartika Chatuvedi in the popular series. Rajesh Tailang, Radhika Duggal, and Adil Hussain also appear in key parts.

The first season, which debuted on March 22, 2019, takes place in the wake of the well-known Nirbhaya Gang Rape case from 2012. Additionally having its world debut at the Sundane Film Festival in 2019, its first two episodes won the Outstanding Drama Series prize at the 2022 International Emmy Awards. The start of the second season was on August 26, 2022.

7- College Romance

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

Platform: TVF Play, YouTube, SonyLIV

Director: Simranpreet Singh, Apoorv Singh Karki, and Parijat Josh

Another coming-of-age drama series that has made it onto IMDb’s list of the top Indian webseries of 2022 is College Romance. The three closest friends are followed as they search for romance, humor, and some lasting moments while attending college together.

Keshav Sadhna, Apoorva Arora, Manjot Singh, Gagan Arora, and Shreya Mehta all play significant parts in it. On August 7, 2018, the first season of the show debuted on TVF Play and YouTube, while the second season premiered on Sony LIV on January 29, 2021. On September 16, 2022, it returned with a third season on Sony LIV.

8- Apharan

IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

Platform: ALT Balaji, Voot

Director: Sidharth Sengupta

Apharan, a criminal comedy drama starring actor Arunoday Singh, is one of the most popular online series among viewers, making the list of IMDb’s most popular web series of the year.

Since its premiere on December 14th, 2018, the series has been streamable on the ALT Balaji app and its associated website. On March 18, 2022, it returns with its second season on Voot.

9- Abhay

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Platform: Zee5

Director: B.P. Singh

One of the most well-known Indian programs in the “crime” category is Abhay, a criminal thriller series starring Kunal Khemu. On February 7, 2019, Zee5 began airing the eight-episode inaugural season of the show.

Ram Kapoor and Chunky Pandey served as the show’s primary villains in the second season, which was resurrected under the name Abhay 2. On April 8 of this year, the third season of the show premiered. The show is named after SP Abhay Pratap Singh, a character played by Kunal Khemu.

10- Human

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Platform: Disney+Hotstar

Director: Vipul Amrutlal Shah and Mozez Singh

The medical thriller has been included in IMDb’s list in the 10th position of the top Indian online series for 2022. It is yet another web series starring actress Shefali Shah. The show debuted on Disney+ Hotstar on January 14, 2022.

It exposes the industry of medical fraud and its connections to pharmaceutical firms, significant for-profit hospitals, and public authorities who take advantage of the underprivileged in human drug studies.