The 2023 is coming to an end and various web series and movies were released this year. The Indian entertainment industry has also come forward and has given some massive and amazing web series. There is a wide range of web series and movies available on OTT platforms.
These days audiences prefer to watch web series. With the growing times, various popular stars have made their OTT debut and are also liked by the audiences. Actors like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and many more.
Not only web series but movies have also been released on OTT Platforms. There are various popular OTT Platforms that have been leading throughout including Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee 5, Sony Liv, and many more. Since the year has come to an end here is the list of popular and most-watched web series of 2023
10 most-watched Web Series in India 2023
In 2023, various web series were released and some of the series were widely loved and appreciated by the audience. Here’s the list of 10 most-watched web series in India in 2023.
Farzi was one of the most-watched web series of 2023 in India. Farzi starred Shahid Kapoor, Vijay Sethupati, Rashi Khanna, Kay Kay Menon and more. Farzi was a crime and suspense genre series that had some unique storylines. The web series Farzi is directed and produced by Raj & DK.
Farzi was released on 10 February 2023 on Amazon Prime video. Shahid Kapoor made his debut with Farzi and played the role of Sunny and made Perfect Currency Note further a gangster and a police officer also joined the story. It was also announced that there will be Farzi season 2.
2. Guns and Gulaabs
Guns and Gulaabs is a thriller web series which was released on 18 August 2023. Guns and Gulaabs is directed by the duo Raj & DK which stars Rajkumar Rao, Dulqueer Salamn, Adarsh Gaurav, and T.J Bhanu. It is a crime, action, and black comedy genre series.
Guns and Gulaabs is available on Netflix. The series is set in the 90s world full of violence and crime and it shows the story of love mixing with humor and romance. The story of the series is quite intriguing and engages the audience well.
3. The Night Manager
The Night Manager was created by Sandeep Modi and stars Aditya Roy Kapoor as the protagonist. The Night Manager Part 1 was released on 16 February 2023 and the second part was released on 29 June 2023. Apart from Aditya Roy Kapoor, the series starred Anil Kapoor, Shobita Dhullipala, Ravi Behl, and more.
The Night Manager is available on Hotstar. It is an Indian adaption of a British series of the same name and still, it performed exceptionally well. The Night Manager focuses on is debut series of both Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor.
4. Rana Naidu
Rana Naidu is a well-known Netflix release and was released on 10 March 2023. Rana Naidu stars Venkatesh Daggubati, Rana Daggubati, Gaurav Chopra, Suchitra Pillai, and Surveen Chawla in lead roles. It is highly anticipated that there will be a Rana Naidu season 2.
Rana Naidu is created by Karan Anshuman and it is an action, thriller, and drama series. The plot of the story focuses on Rana Naidu, who is a go-to problem solver for rich and famous people. But he fails and can’t deal with and solve the problems of his own life.
Jubilee is a famous 2023 web series that was streamed on Amazon Prime Video. The web series Jubilee starred actors Prasenjit Chatterjee, Aditi Rao Hydari, Aparshakti Khurana, and more. Jubilee is based on real-life events. Jubilee season 1 was released on 7 April 2023.
The story of Jubilee is set in the golden era of Hindi cinema and it revisits the magical years of the 1940s, when the talkies culture ruled the silver screen and how one man’s persuasion of becoming the country’s next superstar results in some unexpected and harmful outcome.
6. Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side- Part 2
Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side season 1 was released in 2020 and after its success Asur season 2 was released on 1 June 2023. Asur was created by Gaurav Shukla Vibhav and he starred Arshad Warsi, Riddhi Dogra, Barun Sobti, Anupriya Goenka, and more in Asur.
All two seasons of Asur are available on Amazon Prime video. It has a unique storyline and focuses on a forensic team of experts who must catch a serial killer who considers himself the epitome of the asura Kali himself.
Sonakshi Sinha has made her power-packed debut with the web series Dahaad in 2023. Dahaad is a thriller and mystery genre series where Sonakshi Sinha plays the role of a cop who saves young girls and women from being murdered by a serial killer. The web series ‘Dahaad’ is created by Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar.
Dahaad was released on 12 May 2023 and is available on Amazon Prime video. Apart from Sonakshi Sinha Dahaa starred actors like Vijay Verma, Sohum Shah, Gulshan Devaiah, Zoa Murani, and many more actors.
8. Saas, Bahu Aur Flamingo
Saas, Bahu aur Flamingo was released on 5 May 2023 and is available on Disney+ Hotstar. It is an intriguing series that hooked up the audience and season 2 of the series is expected to be released in 2024. The web series Saas, Bahu Aur Flamingo was created by Homi Adajaria and has starred actors Dimple Kapadia, Rohan Singh, Radhika Madan, Isha Talwar, and more.
The plot of Saas, Bahu, and Flamingo focuses on a family led by a formidable matriarch who operates the largest drug cartel in South Asia within the ethical environment of Runjh Pradesh. The Rani Cooperative which is a profitable business of a herbal and doll-making venture is completely controlled by women.
Kohrra is an award-winning crime thriller series of 2023. Kohrra was created by Sudip Sharma and is available on Netflix and stars actors Suvinder Vicky, Barun Sobti, Saurav Khanna, Harkeen Sethi, Varun Badola, Manish Chaudhari, Ekavali Khanna, and more.
The web series Kohrra was released on 15 July 2023 and the story revolves around a dead body found of a groom days before his wedding. The cops unleash the links to the wedding and a missing foreigner. The story unfolds the nightmare traps for two families and the lives of Garundi and Balbir fall apart.
Taali was one of the most popular and unique series of 2023. Taali is created by Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartik D. Nishandar. The series is available on Jio Cinema and it features renowned actress Sushmita Sen in a bold avatar. Apart from Sushmita other actors in Taali are Krutika Deo, Ankur Bhatia, Aishwarya Narkar, and more.
Taali was released on 15 August 2023. The story of the series Taali is based on the life of a transgender activist and throws light on the daring transformation, the journey towards motherhood. The protagonist Gauri Savant fights the battle that led to the addition of the 3rd gender in each document in India.