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25 Best Indian Original Series To Watch on Netflix and Amazon

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25 Best Indian Original Series To Watch on Netflix and Amazon

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 Jan 2022 1:10 PM GMT

Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are the two streaming services that are actively competing with each other when it comes to the local, original content.

Here are a few of them:

1. Mirzapur

Akhandanand Tripathi aka Kaleen Bhaiya is a local crime lord who has a lot of political influence in the titular town. He also runs an illegal gun production and opium business. To oversee the illegal trade of guns, Kaleen Bhaiya hires brothers Guddu (Ali Fazal) and Bablu Pandit (Vikrant Massey), who shows a lot of promise when the responsibility is given to them. His son Munna, an unworthy, power-hungry heir, stops at nothing to continue his father's legacy. A shocking incident at a wedding procession ignites a series of events entangling the lives of two families in the lawless city of Mirzapur.

Watch on Prime Videos

2. The Family Man

The Family Man is an edgy action-drama series. The Family Man follows the story of Srikant Tiwari, who works as a senior officer in the Threat Analysis and Surveillance Cell (TASC) fights against terrorism, but he also needs to keep his family safe from his secret job.

Watch on Prime Videos

3. Sacred Games

Vikram Chandra's novel draws the reader deep into the life of Inspector Sartaj Singh a Mumbai police officer who receives an anonymous phone call from a gangster Ganesh Gaitonde who threatens to blow up the entire city quest to save Mumbai from cataclysm.

Watch on Netflix

4. Kota Factory

India's first 'Black and White' show, the story is set in Kota, Rajasthan, an educational hub famous for its coaching centers and it shows problems of present day IIT-JEE aspirants face in their everyday lives.

Watch on Netflix

5. Paatal Lok

Paatal Lok is a police-based investigative thriller where a police officer tasked with investigating a high-profile case. The pursuit of it leads him to 'Paatal Lok', and to shocking discoveries in the past of the four suspects.

Watch on Prime Videos

6. Breathe

This thriller explores the lives of ordinary men faced with extraordinary circumstances. This series just asks one question - how far will you go to protect the one you love. Two desperate and driven men must engage in the ultimate cat and mouse game to save the one they love. Watch on Prime Videos

7. Made in Heaven

Made In Heaven is a 2019 Indian romantic drama web series. The weddings, Tara and Karan service introduce them to the complexities of around the lives, mistakes and lies

Watch on Prime Videos

8. Panchayat

Panchayat is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language motivational comedy-drama web television series, whole story is set up in a village area. The story an engineering graduate, Abhishek, is unable to find a job of his caliber, depicts his struggling life that has just started his first government job.

Watch on Prime Videos

9. Four More Shots Please

The four unapologetically flawed women deal with romance, work-life conflicts, ambitions and anxieties and discover what really makes them tick through friendship and tequila in millennial Mumbai.

Watch on Prime Videos

10.Inside Edge

Inside Edge is an Indian sports-drama streaming television series. The series centers on The Mumbai Mavericks are playing their sixth season in the power play league; the case with Inside Edge was an amazing take on the politics of the game.

Watch on Prime Videos

11. Delhi Crime

Delhi Crime is an Indian crime drama series based on the events occurred after the horrific Delhi gang rape case in 2012 that follows the Delhi Police investigation into the finding of the men who perpetrated the crime.

Watch on Netflix

12. Breathe Into The Shadows

Breathe: Into the Shadows is an Indian crime drama thriller series. A 6-year-old is kidnapped by a mysterious masked man, who demands an unusual ransom, to save his daughter, Dr. Avinash Sabharwal must kill someone.

Watch on Prime Videos

13. Bard Of Blood

Bard of Blood is an Indian spy thriller streaming television series based on the 2015 espionage novel of the same name by Bilal Siddiqi. RAW agent Kabir Anand, take on a covert mission in Balochistan when four Indian spies are captured; the mission soon turns south and Kabir must face his demons from the past.

Watch on Netflix

14. Stories By Rabindranath Tagore

Set in Bengal of the 1920s, the show is a representation of the classic short stories by the Bengali writer and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore that showcase relationships between unlikely pairs of individuals.

Watch on Netflix

15. Ghoul

Ghoul is an Indian horror streaming television. It is based on Arab folklore monster ghoul. Young interrogator Nida Rahim quest for the truth about a new prisoner becomes a battle for survival.

Watch on Netflix

16. Hostel Daze

Hostel Daze is an Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama where four classmates develop a lasting bond. It captures what goes inside an engineering hostel in India.

Watch on Prime Videos

17. Ajeeb Daastaans

Ajeeb Daastaans is a Hindi-language anthology film, consisting of four short film segments. It takes you to the uncomfortable ride of many imperfect relationships.

Watch on Netflix

18. Ray

Ray is an Indian anthology drama web series, four short stories from filmmaker Satyajit Ray are adapted for the screen.

Watch on Netflix

19. Mumbai Diaries 26/11

Mumbai Diaries 26/11 is an Indian Hindi-language medical drama, set during one of the most harrowing days that the country has witnessed in the 21st century. Doctors, nurses, first responders, and other hospital personnel deal with a crisis of immense magnitude in Mumbai. Watch on Prime Videos

20. Tandav

Tandav is an Indian political thriller web series. The aesthetics of the series certainly keep one hooked. The series explored the different personalities that one has to deal with in a political party that lust for power and management of different egos that is prerequisite of politics. Watch on Prime Videos

21. Aranyak

Aranyak is a potpourri of mystery, drama and mythology with a strong political undertone binding them together. Two mismatched hill station police officers navigate a web of suspects after a puzzling murder.

Watch on Netflix

22. Bombay Begums

Bombay Begums is an Indian drama web series Strong-willed and independent women, of different ages and from different walks of life, cross paths with each other in Mumbai navigate dreams, desires and disappointments in modern-day Mumbai.

Watch on Netflix

23. The Last Hour

The Last Hour is an Indian supernatural crime thriller, the story revolves around the life of a mysterious shaman who can talk to spirits of dead people, and the drama that unfolds around it. When a Shaman who can revisit the dead's last hour arrives in a crime scene to help a cop solve a murder mystery, he comes face to face with a dark figure from his past.

Watch on Prime Videos

24. Alma Matters

Alumni of India's elite academic institutes reveal the pleasant surprises, harsh realities, and transformative journeys of their college experiences. This Netflix docu-series sheds light on the lives of students at the highly coveted Indian engineering college, IIT Kharagpur and seeks to demystify the IIT experience.

Watch on Netflix

25. Little Things

Little Things is an Indian romantic comedy streaming television series. A cohabitating couple in their 20s navigates the ups and downs of work, modern-day relationships and finding themselves in contemporary Mumbai.

Watch on Netflix

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