Popular Indian Crime Web Series To Keep You Hooked In Your Seat

Breaking Bad, Money Heist and Peaky Blinders has everyone hooked. They deliver that thrill or suspense that people want to see.But Indian crime web series is not far behind. Be it murder, planned heists, suspense, thrillers – they have it all.

So, let’s check out some of the best suspense thriller web series in Hindi that you can stream online right now.

10 Best Crime Thriller Web Series Hindi To Enjoy This Season

1)Abhay

Based on real-life events, the investigation web series Abhay shows the psychological aspect of murderers and serial killers. Kunal Khemu plays inspector Abhay Pratap Singh, the officer tasked with solving the most heinous crimes known to man and catching killers. But to catch these genius killers, he needs to become like one of them. On the one hand, he has the task of upholding justice but on the other hand, his mind works just like the killers he has to catch. Will his inner demons take over or will his sense of justice win? Catch Kunal Khemu’s excellent acting to find out more.

Cast: Kunal Khemu, Elnaaz Norouzi, Deepak Tijori, Sandeepa Dhar

Airs On: Zee5

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2)Family Man

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Another crime web series to binge-watch is Family Man. What happens when an intelligence officer tries to keep his family life and work-life separate? Will he be able to keep the facade of a meek and lazy husband up or will his family get to know about his perfect record as an officer? Manoj Bajpayee plays the dual characteristics of his role to precision often being able to turn on and off both sides in a split second. And unfortunately, there are moments in the series where his dominant officer persona tries to push its way out, but in the end, he can control himself. Watch the turmoil this Family man and his family face.

Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Sharad Kelkar, Sharib Hashmi, Priyamani

Airs On: Amazon Prime

3)Paatal Lok

Paatal Lok is another good one to enter the best Thriller Web Series Hindi list. The Indian web series follows the story of a cynical and lazy police officer who is investigating the murder attempts on a celebrity TV anchor. As the officer continues his investigation, dark and sordid pasts and events keep cropping up that inextricably link people to one another. The web series is slightly on the darker side. With blood, gore, and gristle being a major part of the episodes, it is not something people who are skirmish should watch.

Cast: Jaideep Ahlawat, Abhishek Banerjee, Gul Panag, Swastika Mukherjee, Neeraj Kabi

Airs On: Amazon Prime

4)Special Ops

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The Special Ops Suspense Thriller Web Series in Hindi gives us a look into the lives of Intelligence officers in their field. Our very own Kay Kay Menon is back to remind us of his acting skills. The series begins with an audit of RAW intelligence officer Himmat Singh, for the expenses incurred by him and his team to catch Ikhlaq Khan, the mastermind behind the 2001 Parliament attack. Singh and his team travel the world trying to find the mastermind for 19 years and are still gunning for him. But the series also tries to portray the soldiers as family men, and how they try to manage both sides.

Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Sharad Kelkar, Divya Dutta, Vinay Pathak, Karan Tacker

Airs On: Disney + Hotstar

5)The Raikar Case

Family drama series is something we all try to avoid, but what happens when it has a star cast and a creepy murder mystery? The Raikar Case is another notch in the investigation web series, where love-struck Tarun Raikar is believed to have committed suicide. But when SP John Pereira declares his jumping off a cliff to be murder and not suicide, will the Raikar family be able to convince him that they are all innocent? Or will the skeletons in the family closet finally be let out? The series has a star-studded cast and a story with cliffhanger endings and multiple plot twists. The Raikar Case web series makes for a great binge watch.

Cast: Atul Kulkarni, Neil Bhoopalam, Kunal Karan Kapoor, Ashwini Bhave, Parul Gulati

Airs On: Voot

6)Delhi Crime

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One of the best suspense thriller web series in Hindi, Delhi Crime is based on the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape incident that took place in Delhi. With the brutality of the rape committed, the whole country reeled with shock. The show follows the lead investigating officer and her team tasked with finding therapists with the meagre resources in their hands. While political parties fight with one another, and the people of the country vying for blood, one woman must fight to bring justice to the victim and her family. In her best performance to date, Shefali Shah portraying the Deputy Commissioner of Delhi Police shows her acting prowess and skills.

Cast: Shefali Shah, Yashaswini Dayama, Jaya Bhattacharya, Adil Hussain, Denzil Smith, Gopal Dutt

Airs On: Netflix

7)Breathe: Into the Shadows

Another great series in the best thriller web series Hindi list, Breathe delves into the depths of a man’s tortured mind. Dr. Avinash Sabharwal’s 6-year-old daughter is kidnapped. The masked kidnapper calls Avinash to strike a deal with him. Kill a man for his daughter’s life. Will Dr Avinash be able to go through the murder? Will he be able to save his daughter in time? While the series may sound a bit bland, there is a plot twist in the end that most would not see coming. Watch the series to know who this masked kidnapper is.

Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh, Ivana Kaur, Nithya Menen, Shrikant Verma

Airs On: Amazon Prime

8)Criminal Justice

What happens when a man accused of murder does not remember committing it? Based on the British drama of the same name, Criminal Justice is a look into the world of deceit, gruesome murders, and false implications of innocent people. The investigation web series digs into the plight of a taxi driver who has been charged with murdering a female passenger. The series looks into the topic of ‘innocent until proven guilty.’ With a stellar cast and great plot twists, this web series is one that thrill and suspense lovers should not miss.

Cast: Vikrant Massey, Jackie Shroff, Pankaj Tripathi

Airs On: Disney + Hotstar

9)The Final Call

One great thing about web series is that we can finally watch our favourites back in action on the big screen. The Final Call marks the debut of Arjun Rampal in the world of web series. The show centres around a captain who decides to commit suicide while flying a plane from Mumbai to Sydney. Watch the multiple plot twists and understated performances as the passengers realize just what the pilot has planned for them.

Cast: Arjun Rampal, Sakshi Tanwar, Javed Jaffrey, Harshad Arora, Neeraj Kabi

Airs On: Zee5

10)Apharan

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Another Hindi web series based on kidnapping, murder, and mystery. Rudra Srivastava, a senior inspector of Uttarakhand police is tricked into a kidnapping plan by the girl’s mother herself. The plot is simple – kidnap the girl, exchange her for money. But the story takes a twist when the girl goes missing before Rudra has had a chance to act. Rudra is caught and accused of kidnap and murder and is sent to prison for 3 years. So, who kidnapped her? And was the plot created just for extortion or is there a bigger and more sinister plot in place?

Cast: Arunoday Singh, Mahie Gill, Nidhi Singh, Varun Badola

Airs On: ALT Balaji

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Conclusion: Crime Thriller Web Series

There are many more Hindi crime web series that you can watch like Mirzapur, Asur, and Sacred Games. But these are ones that everyone already knows and is waiting patiently for the next season.

The list mentioned above is of web series that are new or have somehow fallen through the crack of binge-watching. Let us know which ones on the list you liked watching the most and why? Happy Sleuthing!

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