Tired of scrolling through your amazon Prime account? With so many options and genres to choose from, it’s so confusing to decide what to watch. However, amazon prime has much more options and original series for Indian audiences than Netflix.

So if you are not sure what to watch, don’t worry we have curated a list of the top 7 best Hindi web series on Amazon Prime to watch. Whether you like drama, romance, thriller politics, or women-centric, this list has something for everyone.

So what are you waiting for let’s dive into this and start adding these web series to your watch list now!

1. Panchayat (2020)

This is a comedy-drama series originally produced by Amazon Prime that stars your favourite Jitendra Kumar (Jeetu bhaiya) as Abhishek Tripathi, Raghuvir Yadav as Brij Bhushan Dubey, and Chandan Roy as Vikas – Sachiv Sahayak.

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Panchayat has released 2 seasons now, and both seasons were appreciated by audiences and critics as well. This is the story of an engineering graduate Abhishek Tripathi played by our favourite Jeetu bhaiya.

This series takes us on a journey where we get to see his struggles and how lack of opportunity makes him join as a secretary in a remote village in Uttar Pradesh. We get to see a new and less-explored region of India.

This is a light and simple story, and yet it deals with many important issues with a touch of comedy and humour to it. This series is such a refreshing take on Indian society and system, and If you haven’t watched Panchayat till now, you are missing out. They don’t make such series very often, so log in to your account and start streaming. This is undoubtedly one of the best Hindi Web Series to watch online.

2. Mirzapur(2018)

In this web series, you’ll get to witness some of the best performances by Pankaj Tripathi, Vikrant Messay, and Ali Fazal.

What struck me the most about this series is the massive fandom that Mirzapur has generated. This web series has sustained the interest of the audiences for so long. As the first season was released in 2018, and the next season was released 2 years after that, it still had huge hype.

Mirzapur web series

You must have seen meme templates or heard its famous dialogues on social media. Moreover, the marketing of amazon videos has created an interactive experience and almost teased the audiences giving hints about season 2.

This was a path-breaking series and unlike today, when we have numerous options. Back then, this series took audiences by surprise that Indian production was capable of pulling this kind of thriller and capturing audiences. This was one of the first Indian web series that had created this level of buzz and hype.

This is a political thriller drama, and it’s so well written each character has its own journey and storyline, which keep audiences glued to the screen. This web series took the popularity of original Indian shows to another level. 

So log in and watch Munna bhaiya and Guddu bhaiya’s gangster avatar and Mafia rivalry now only on Amazon Prime Videos.

3. The Family Man(2019)

This is an edgy action thriller starring Manoj Bajpayee as Srikant Tiwari, Samantha Ruth Prabhu as Raji, and Priyamani as Suchitra Tiwari. The Family man is one of the most talked about and popular Indian web series.

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This is the story of a middle-class man who is an intelligence officer, and he is constantly struggling to balance his family life and professional life. This amazon original has two entertaining seasons, and both seasons are extremely engaging.

Hence if you are looking for absolute entertainment and a Hindi thriller, this is your sign to watch The family man, and trust me, you’ll love this one. The family man is a perfect blend of south and north Indian industry, and the best part about OTT is that there are no barriers.

4. Made in Heaven (2019)

Made in heaven is an original amazon web series that has 10 episodes, beautifully directed by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti. Starring Arjun Mathur as Karan Mehra, Sobhita Dhulipala as Tara Khanna, Jim Sarbh as Adil Khanna and Kalki Koechlin as Faiza Naqvi.

This is the journey of two wedding planners who are on their way to capturing the market of big fat weddings and navigating their way to Delhi’s elite class. There are so many storylines interlinked so amazingly.

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In each episode, we get to see a new wedding with different drama and chaos altogether. With all that madness and drama with each wedding, this series also touches the sensitive issues like dowry, LGBT relationships, and infidelity in marriages.

Made in heaven reveals the hypocrisy and hidden narrow-mindedness of the elite class and the struggle that people have to go through just to fit in this high-class society. Through the weddings, we get to see another storyline of drama and struggles to happen in the life of these two wedding planners.

Each episode is refreshing and has a new story that addresses a completely new issue. This is a must-watch series, and I personally binge-watched the whole season in one go!

 Made in Heaven touches a deeper level of Indian society and the truth of marriages and all that goes to make a marriage a successful event. This is one of the best Hindi web series to enjoy in your free time.

5. Tandav(2021)

Tandav is a political thriller directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Starring the talented Saif Ali Khan as Samar Pratap Singh, Dimple Kapadia as Anuradha Kishore, and Sunil Grover as Gurpal Chauhan, many other amazing actors and actresses.

The plot of this original amazon series is set in the capital. It revolves around the race for the throne of the highest political position after the death of the Prime Minister.

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This is the story of a family where no one can be trusted.  These people can go to any length to become the next prime minister. The plot is full of twists and turns, which makes each character so unpredictable.

Tandav is the most-watched political drama on Amazon Prime. This unravels the dark side of politics, where people can murder their own family members just for the hunger of the position.

However, If you are looking for drama and political thrillers, this one will not disappoint you.

6. Four More Shots (2019)

It’s a complete feminist show, and the story revolves around four friends dealing with anxieties of modern-day love-life conflicts, work-life issues, and so much more. Starring Sayani Gupta as Damini Roy, Kirti Kulhari as Anjana Menon, Gurbani as Umang Singh, and Maanvi Gagroo as Siddhi Patel.

This is a rather controversial series that has a major backlash in India and is still it’s trending on the Amazon platform because of its uniqueness. We have never seen such bold stories about women in any other Indian web series.

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However, in my opinion, this show portrays feminism to be just about alcohol, abusing men, and casual making out. They are making stupid decisions in the name of women’s empowerment. Umm, they could have addressed women’s real issues in a much better way.

Still, season 2 and 3 was way better than season 1 as it takes us through the journey of the characters and has a bit more logic to their actions. Such bold series are bound to stir up controversy among Indian audiences.

However, this is a good one-time watch and is quite refreshing. Thus, you need to watch this one and form your own opinion.

7. Farzi (2023)

This Hindi web series on Amazon Prime revolves around an artist turned con man. Starring one of the best talents, Shahid Kapoor, as Sunny and Vijay Sethupathi as Michael Vedanayagam. Farzi is a mix of crime, thriller, suspense and a bit of romance as well.

Farzi web series still

Shahid Kapoor has nailed this one and yet again prove himself to the audiences. His character Sunny gets into the world of crime and starts printing fake currency. Farzi created a lot of hype, especially among the youth, and it’s totally worth it!

So if you are a fan of thrillers, this one is the perfect choice for you, so what are you waiting for? Start streaming Farzi on Amazon Prime Videos.

The Bottom Line

With this, we came to the end of our list of the 7 Best Hindi web series on Amazon Prime. These series bring a fresh perspective to Indian audiences. I hope now you are sorted SO, what are you waiting for? Start streaming now!

First Published on: 11:50 am - 30, Mar 2023
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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