IMDb, a website that provides specific information related to movies and web series, has published a list of popular web series for the year 2021. In this, the TVF web series ‘Aspirants’ was placed at number one, which obtained a rating of 9.7 on IMDb. Newcomers such as Naveen Kasturia, Shivkit Singh Parihar, Abhilash, Sunny Hinduja, and Namita Dubey have all worked on the web series. After ‘Aspirants’, YouTuber Bhuvan Bam’s famous web series ‘Dhindora’ at number two and Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee’s famous web series ‘The Family Man 2’ has been ranked at number three. The IMDb ‘Internet Movie Database’ has made a list of the top 10 web series based on the views and ratings received by them. All the series involved in this have premiered between January 1 and November 29 of this year.
Manoj Bajpayee’s web series The Family Man 2 has been in the news a lot in the OTT world.
No. 1. Web series: aspirants
IMDb rating- 9.7
Starcast: Naveen Kasturia, Shivkit Singh Parihar, Abhilash, Sunny Hinduja, Namita Dubey
Director- Apoorva Singh
Five episodes of The Viral Fever (TVF) web series ‘Aspirants’ have been released on its YouTube channel. This web series is about three friends Abhilash, Gauri and SK, who are preparing for the Public Service Commission exam. All three live in Rajendra Nagar in Delhi. The three friends have their own backgrounds, but hostel life has the same story. The struggle in my room, the dreams, the worry about the exams and the desire to serve the country. The dreams and struggles of the three have been shown well on the web series. It stars Naveen Kasturia, Sunny Hinduja, Shivkit Singh Parihar, and Abhilash Thapliyal in the lead roles.
No. 2. Web series – Dhindora
IMDb rating- 9.7
Starcast- Bhuvan Bam, Ishtiaq Khan and Ankur Pathak
Director- Himank Gaur
The title of the web series ‘Dhindora’ is the story of a common man’s journey, in which some strange incidents happen to him. After this, how that person and all the people associated with him reacted to the incident is shown in an interesting way. In this 8-episode series, Bhuvan is seen with all 9 characters from his BB Ki Vines YouTube channel. The title of this web series ‘Dhindora’ means ‘drum beat’, ‘announcement made by playing duggi’ or Munadi. The web series title really represents this web series. His story revolves around a character named Bhuvan, who studies at the university aspires to become a famous singer. Bhuvan Bam has not only made a funny comedy through this web series, but he has also performed a satire on the social fabric and behavior of people.
No. 3. Web Series: The Family Man Season 2
IMDb- 9.2 rating
Starcast: Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani, Samantha Akkineni, Sharib Hashmi, Neeraj Madhav, Kishore Kumar, Gul Panag and Asif Basra
Director- Raj and DK
‘The Family Man 2’ is an action-thriller drama series. It represents the story of a middle class man, Shrikant Tiwari (Manoj Bajpayee). Shrikant Tiwari is an agent of the Special Cell of the National Investigation Agency. She can be seen struggling to find a balance between her personal and professional life. The circumstances that a middle-class family and a detective go through have been shown well in this web series. Shrikant Tiwari is a detective who can’t even tell his family what kind of work he does. His wife (Priyamani) treats him like a clerk.
No. 4. Web series: The last hour
IMDb- 7.7 rating
Starcast: Sanjay Kapoor, Karma Tkapa, Shaylee Krishen, Robin Tamang, Mandakini Goswami, Shahana Goswami, and Raima Sen
Direct- Amit Kumar
The story of the supernatural crime thriller web series ‘The Last Hour’ revolves around a shaman or jhakri found in India and Nepal. People like Shaman / Jhakhari are also called Tantrik, Ojha or Sokha in North India. It has been shown in this series how a Jhakri can speak to the soul of the dead. One can know the story of the last hour of his life. This story also deals with their tradition among the Tantrics. Who will have what knowledge and how they will use it, this supremacy has also been demonstrated. In this, the beautiful plains of the northeast have a strong side between mystery and adventure. Sikkim’s snow-capped mountains, deodar forests, and winding roads create a mystical atmosphere with supernatural elements.
No. 5. Web series – Sunflower
IMDb- 7.5 rating
Starcast: Sunil Grover, Ranvir Shorey, Girish Kulkarni, Mukul Chadha, Shonali Nagrani, and Ashish Vidyarthi
Director- Vikas Bahl
Actor and comedian Sunil Grover has the lead role in the crime comedy-thriller web series ‘Sunflower’ released on Amazon Prime Video. Sunflower is the name of a society. One day a murder occurs in an apartment. The police are involved in the investigation. But instead of solving the case, he turns around and gets confused. Who is the murderer? What secrets are revealed to the police while searching for him? You will know by watching this series. Sunil Grover’s character name is Sonu. Which is very innocent. He is also a resident of the same company. A deep mystery has been built around his character in a very interesting way.
No. 6. Web Series- Candy
IMDb rating: 8.6
Starcast: Ronit Roy, Richa Chadha, Nakul Sahdev, Gopal Dutt, Manu Rishi Chaddha, and Riddhi Kumar
Director- Ashish R Shukla
Even while watching the ‘Candy’ web series, you might remember from the movie ‘Donny Darko’ released 20 years ago to web series like ‘Masaan’, ‘Udaan’ and ‘The Last Hour’. This web series opens a chapter on the dissemination of the drug business in schools. The story is old, but the thinking is new and the good thing is that it keeps the series tied until the end. It has been released in eight episodes on Voot Select. If you are a fan of such content, which in a matter of minutes leads to murder along with the question of who is the murderer, then you will have a lot of fun watching Candy. Its director Ashish R. Shukla has previously hosted web series such as ‘Andekhi’ (2020) and films such as ‘Prague’ (2013) and ‘Bahut Hua Samman’ (2020). Movies are more interesting. But even in ‘Candy’, he’s in control from start to finish.
No. 7. Web Series- Ray
IMDb- 7.2 rating
Starcast: Manoj Bajpayee, KK Menon, Ali Fazal, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Gajraj Rao, Shweta Basu Prasad, Radhika Madan, and Chandan Roy Sanyal
Director: Srijit Mukherjee, Abhishek Choubey and Vasan Bala
Manoj Bajpayee has appeared in a new avatar on the Netflix anthology web series ‘Ray’. In this one, Manoj Bajpayee, KK Menon, Ali Fazal and Harshvardhan Kapoor will act out four different stories. Manoj’s story is titled ‘Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa’, KK Menon’s story is titled ‘Baharupiya’, Ali Fazal’s story is titled ‘Forget me not’ and Harshvardhan’s story is Spotlight. It is a film adaptation of the stories of Satyajit Ray, the father of all Indian cinema. It is hosted by three renowned directors Srijit Mukherjee, Abhishek Choubey and Vasan Bala.
No. 8. Web Series: Eclipse (Grahan)
What is the IMDb rating? 8.5
Starcast: Zoya Hussain, Anshuman Pushkar, Tikam Joshi, Sahidur Rahman, Wamika Gabbi, and Pawan Malhotra
Director- Ranjan Chandel
Apnaon ka sach kabhi kabhi pariya lagta hai … This dialogue from the ‘Grahan’ web series, released on the OTT Disney Plus Hotstar platform, tells its full story. The web series explores a truth that turns Rishi (Anshuman Pushkar) into Gurusevak (Pavan Malhotra), Chunnu into Sanjay Singh (Tikam Joshi), and keeps Amrita Singh’s (Zoya Hussain) whole life a liar. Behind the ‘eclipse’ of lies about this truth, an innocent love so shocking that it forces one to plunge into the ocean of love has also been shown. The beautiful music above has captivated the mind.
No. 9. Web Series – November Story
What is the IMDb rating? 7.9
Starcast: Tamannaah Bhatia, GM Kumar and Pashupati
Director- Indra Subramanian
Tamannaah Bhatia’s web series ‘November Story’ is a web series made in Tamil. It has been dubbed and released in Hindi. November Story is a suspenseful thriller series, the story of which is entirely based on the crime writer Ganesan. In this, the author suffers from Alzheimer’s, which goes through a variety of mental and social conditions. Therefore, the story of this web series shows the courage of a daughter committed to saving the father of the victim. Every episode in this series is very interesting and informative.
No. 10. Web series: ‘Mumbai Diaries 11/26’
What is the IMDb rating? 8.9
Starcast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Mohit Raina, Tina Desai, Shreya Dhanwantri, Satyajit Dubey, Natasha Bhardwaj
Director- Nikhil Advani
Actor Mohit Raina and actress Konkona Sen Sharma are in the lead roles in the web series ‘Mumbai Diaries 11/26,’ which airs on Amazon Prime Video. Alongside them, Mrinmayi Deshpande, Natasha Bhardwaj, Satyajit Dubey, Prakash Belawadi and Shreya Dhanwantri are also making their presence felt in important roles. The most important thing about this web series directed by Nikkhil Advani and Nikhil Gonsalves is that during a terrorist attack, how people associated with our medical fertility protect us by risking their lives, how to save lives in gun battle. The medical kit becomes a weapon, it has been well proven.