8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series on Netflix with the Highest IMDb Ratings

8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series on Netflix with the Highest IMDb Ratings

The popularity of streaming services has Netflix as one of the best places to watch Hindi web series. Every lover of drama, crime, thrilling novels, and historical tales will find something that will meet their expectations. Per IMDb rating, these are the eight Hindi Series, that are available on Netflix, that you should not miss out. 

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8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series on Netflix

1. Kota Factory (2019)

8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series on Netflix with the Highest IMDb Ratings

  • IMDb Rating: 9.0/10
  • Seasons/Episodes: 2 seasons, 10 episodes
  • Genre: Drama/Comedy
  • Stars: Mayur More, Ranjan Raj, Alam Khan, Jitendra Kumar, Revathi Pillai, Urvi Singh
  • Director: Raghav Subbu

Kota Factory takes place in Kota, Rajasthan, which is famous for the numerous prep centers that get students ready to take the IIT-JEE. Vaibhav is an ordinary school-going kid and the show mainly portrays him and his friends struggling with the high-pressure system. It is also, notably, the first black-and-white web series in India, which certainly helps set it apart stylistically. 

2. Delhi Crime (2019)

8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series

  • IMDb Rating: 8.5/10
  • Seasons/Episodes: 2 seasons, 12 episodes
  • Genre: Drama/Crime
  • Stars: Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain, Rajesh Tailang
  • Directors: Richie Mehta, Tanuj Chopra

“Delhi Crime”, the series is based on the notorious 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case, the series focuses on Deputy Commissioner of Police Vartika Chaturvedi (Shefali Shah) heads the investigation for the perpetrators. It sheds more light on the police work and the effects of the case on society thereby making it interesting and informative.

3. Sacred Games (2018)

8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series on Netflix with the Highest IMDb Ratings

  • IMDb Rating: 8.5/10
  • Seasons/Episodes: 2 seasons, 16 episodes
  • Genre: Crime/Thriller/Mystery
  • Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Pankaj Tripathi, Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey
  • Directors: Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Neeraj Ghaywan

There is seasons 1 and 2 of ‘Sacred Games’ and the series revolve around a Mumbai police officer Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) who tries to prevent a predicted disaster being planned by the crime lord Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin Siddiqui). The series masterfully combines and develops the themes and conflicts of both personal and political wheelings and dealings, providing the viewers with insight into the criminal aspect of Mumbai. 

4. The Railway Men (2023)

8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series on Netflix with the Highest IMDb Ratings

  • IMDb Rating: 8.5/10
  • Seasons/Episodes: 1 season, 4 episodes
  • Genre: Disaster/Tragedy
  • Stars: R. Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Divyendu, Babil Khan
  • Director: Shiv Rawail

Based on a real-life situation, the movie “The Railway Men” narrates the Bhopal gas tragedy that occurred in 1984. The series is based on the real-life courage depicted by railway workers led by Ghulam Dastagir, the station master who goes out of his way to save people during the world’s seventh-biggest industrial tragedy. 

5. Stories by Rabindranath Tagore (2015)

8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series on Netflix with the Highest IMDb Ratings

  • IMDb Rating: 8.6/10
  • Seasons/Episodes: 1 season, 26 episodes
  • Genre: Drama
  • Stars: Radhika Apte, Shreya Narayan, Jannat Zubair Rahmani, Bhanu Uday, Sumeet Vyas
  • Director: Anurag Basu

This TV series is based on the collection of legends from Nobel prize winner Rabindranath Tagore. Developed in the early 20th century Bengal, each episode is based on one of Rabindranath Tagore’s short stories and the portrayal of the complex culture and society of Bengal through the powerful stories and acting is admirable. 

6. Kaala Paani (2023)

8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series on Netflix with the Highest IMDb Ratings

  • IMDb Rating: 8.0/10
  • Seasons/Episodes: 1 season, 7 episodes
  • Genre: Survival Drama
  • Stars: Mona Singh, Ashutosh Gowariker, Amey Wagh, Arushi Sharma, Vikas Kumar, Chinmay Mandlekar, Poornima Indrajith
  • Directors: Sameer Saxena, Amit Golani

Featuring in the beautiful locations of Andaman, and Nicobar Islands, “Kaala Paani” is centered around a group of people that has to combat a strange disease that turns lethal. True to the feeling evoked by the series, the characters go to extreme measures in search of the cure to this dreaded disease.

7. Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega (2020)

8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series on Netflix with the Highest IMDb Ratings

  • IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
  • Seasons/Episodes: 2 seasons, 18 episodes
  • Genre: Crime/Drama
  • Stars: Amit Sial, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Aksha Pardasany, Aasif Khan, Anshumaan Pushkar
  • Director: Soumendra Padhi

Jamtara: The song “Sabka Number Ayega ” is specifically located in the town of Jamtara situated in Jharkhand. That centers around a gang of young males who earn their living through phishing and getting people to disclose their banking numbers. As the series unfolds, it examines the lives of these characters and the struggles they go through once their con is noticed by the police and their country’s politicians. 

8. Selection Day (2018)

8 Must-Watch Hindi Web Series on Netflix with the Highest IMDb Ratings

  • IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
  • Seasons/Episodes: 1 season, 12 episodes
  • Genre: Sports Drama
  • Stars: Mohammad Samad, Yash Dholye, Karanvir Malhotra, Rajesh Tailang, Mahesh Manjrekar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Amruta Subhash
  • Directors: Udayan Prasad, Karan Boolani

“Selection Day ” is adapted from Aravind Adiga’s novel; for these brothers, Radha and Manjunath, under the tutelage of their father, are expected to become crickets superstars. They start a new life in Mumbai, have to compete with other singers and experience the pressures and desires of each of them for a successful career. 

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