12 Best Telugu Web Series on Hotstar Of All Time

In recent days, the OTT platform releasing many movies and web series in different regional languages for better reach. Besides, many movies and web series are dubbed in different languages and released on several OTT platforms. In today’s guide, we are going to highlight the 12 best Telugu web series on Hotstar. 

Telugu Dubbed Web Series on Hotstar 

In the below section, we have prepared a list of the 12 best Telugu web series on Hotstar that you must watch.

  1.  Grahan (2021)     
  2. Human (2022)
  3. Special ops 1.5 (2021)
  4. Aarya (2020)
  5. Criminal Justice (2019)
  6. The Great Indian Murder (2022)
  7. Escaype Live (2022)
  8. Hostages ( 2019)
  9. Rudra: The Edge of Darkness (2022)
  10. Live Telecast (2021)
  11. November Story (2021)
  12. The Empire (2021)

Let’s know more about these Telugu web series in Hotstar. 

#1.Grahan (2021)


Rating: 8.4/10 IMDb

Genre: History, Actin, Drama

Season(s): 1

Episodes:  8

This is a Telugu dubbed web series in Hotstar. The plot of the web series revolves around 1984’s anti-Sikh riots in Bokaro. Amrita Singh is the head of the Special Investigation Team ( SIT).  While investigating the 84’s anti-Sikh riots she discovers that her father Gurusevak Singh is the primary suspect. What will happen next? Will Amrita arrest her own father?

Directed By:  Ranjan Chandel

Written By: Navjot Gulati,  Anu Singh Choudhary

Cast: Pawan Malhotra, Zoya Hussain, Anshuman Pushkar, Wamiqa Gabbi, Teekam Joshi

#2. Human (2022)


Rating: 8.1/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller, Drama

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 10

This is one of the best Hotstar Telugu web series released in the same year. The plot of the web series is set in Bhoopay and revolves around Ashok Vaidya. He started an SR 93 drug trial on humans in a hospital. SR 93 drug was banned in Europe but still, Ashok Vaidya starts his trials on humans. 

Directed By: Vipul Amrutlal Shah, Mozez Singh

Written By: Ishani Banerjee, Darshan Prakaash

Cast: Riddhi Kumar, Shefali Shah, Vishal Jethwa, Kirti Kulhari, Ram Kapoor

#3. Special ops 1.5 (2021)

Best Telugu Web Series on Hotstar

Rating: 8.3/10 IMDb

Genre: Crime, Action, Drama

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 4

This Hotstar Telugu web series shows the story after the 2001 Parliament attack. Himmat Singh is a young and idealistic R & AW officer. He had a theory about the Parliament attack. What was the theory? To know that you need to watch the entire web series. 

Directed By: Neeraj Pandey: 

Written By: Neeraj Pandey, Benazir Ali Fida

Cast: Aftab Shivdasani, Gautami Kapoor, Aadil Khan, Kay Kay Menon, Vinay Pathak

#4. Aarya (2021)


Rating: 7.8/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama

Season(s): 2

Episodes: 17

This Telugu dubbed web series in Hotstar tells us about friends, family, foes, and the dark side of society. When her world suddenly turns upside down, will Aarya become the very thing she heated? How far she will go to protect her family?

Directed By: Ram Madhvani, Sandeep Modi

Written By: Ram Madhvani, Anu Singh Choudhary

Cast: Viren Vazirani, Sushmita Sen, Virti Vaghani, Vikas Kumar, Jayant Kripalani

#5. Criminal Justice (2019)

telugu dubbed web series on Hotstar

Rating: 8.1/10 IMDb

Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 10

Criminal Justice web series starts with Aditya who was a suspect in a murder. One night, a girl hired Aditya’s car and spend a night with him. When Aditya woke up he saw that the girl was dead with a stab in her back and a knife in Aditya’s hand. As a result, the police arrest him. Will he be able to prove his innocence?

Directed By: Tigmanshu Dhulia, Vishal Furia

Written By: Mrittika Sarin, Shridhar Raghavan

Cast: Jackie Shroff, Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi, Jagat Rawat, Rucha Inamdar

#6. The Great Indian Murder (2022)

The Great Indian Murder

Rating: 7.3/10 IMDb

Genre: Mystery

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 9

Meet Vicky Rai- a 32-year-old man and the owner of the Rai Group of Industries. He is the son of the Home Minister of Chhattisgarh, Jagannath Rai. One day, Vicky got murdered at a party. There are six suspects surrounding the murder and DCP Sudha Bhardwaj and Suraj Yadav of the Central Bureau start investigating the case. Will they be able to catch the Killer?

Directed By: Tigmanshu Dhulia

Written By: Tigmanshu Dhulia, Puneet Sharma

Cast: Raghuvir Yadav, Richa Chadha, Pratik Gandhi, Raghuvir Yadav

#7. Escaype Live (2022)

Escaype Live

Rating: 8.2/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller, Action

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 9

This Telugu dubbed web series in Hotstar shows the journey of six regular Indians and their struggle to win, frame, and fortune on a social media app called Escaype Live that promises big money to the winning contestant. 

Directed By: Siddharth Kumar Tewary

Written By: Ranveer Pratap Singh, Jaya Misra

Cast: Swastika Mukherjee, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Ritvik Sahore, Waluscha De Sousa, Jagjeet Sandhu

#8. Hostages ( 2019)

Best Telugu Web Series on Hotstar

Rating: 6.8/10 IMDb

Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama

Season(s): 2

Episodes: 22

Four masked men capture the Anand family and take them hostages. There’s a tough choice for Dr. Mira Anand. Will she take a life or save lives? The web series was released in 2022 and till now one of the best web series in the same year. 

Directed By: Sudhir Mishra, Sachin Krishn

Written By: Omri Givon, Madhura Dalimbkar

Cast: Dalip Tahil, Tisca Chopra, Ronit Roy, Shweta Basu Prasad, Mohan Kapur

#9. Rudra: The Edge of Darkness (2022)

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness

Rating: 6.8/10 IMDb

Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 6

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness web series starts with DCP Rudraveer Pratap who recently rejoins the police force after a long time of gap. Two murders took place in the city and DCP Rudraveer start investigating the case? Will he be able to solve the murder mystery and catch the culprits?

Directed By: Rajesh Mapuskar

Written By: Abbas Dalal, Hussain Dalal

Cast: Ashwini Kalsekar, Esha Deol, Ajay Devgn, Atul Kulkarni, Raashi Khanna

#10. Live Telecast (2021)

Live Telecast

Rating: 4.0/10 IMDb

Genre: Horror

Season(s): 1

Episode: 7

This Best Telugu web series on Hotstar starts with TV show director Jenifer Matthew. She can do anything to increase and win the TRP game. She decided to make a show on Ghosts and that’s why she and her team visited a haunted house on a sleepy hill. However, they experience some unnatural incidents there and their lives are in danger. Will they survive?

Directed By: Venkat Prabhu

Written By: Venkat Prabhu

Cast: Vaibhav Reddy, Kajal Aggarwal, Yogi Babu, Anandhi, Akash Nath

#11. November Story (2021)

November Story

Rating: 7.7/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller, Crime, Mystery

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 7

The web series starts with a crime novelist who is suffering from Alzheimer. One day, he was found at a murder scene and he completely lost his memory. Now, it’s his daughter’s responsibility to save him. 

Directed By: Indhra Subramaniam

Written By: Indhra Subramaniam

Cast: Vivek Prasanna, Tamannaah Bhatia, Pasupathy, G.M. Kumar, Nandhini Myna

#12. The Empire (2021)

The Empire

Rating: 4.5/10 IMDb

Genre: History, Action, Drama

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 9

This is a history-based movie and revolves around the rise and fall of the Mughal Empire through the generations from Babur to Aurangazeb. The web series was released in 2021 and was highly appreciated by the audiences. 

Directed By: Mitakshara Kumar

Written By: Nikkhil Advani, Mitakshara Kumar

Cast: Aditya Seal, Shabana Azmi, Kunal Kapoor, Dino Morea, Sahher Bambba


That’s it. In this guide, we have prepared a list of the `12 best Telugu web series on Hotstar that you can watch and spend some quality time with your friends and family members. 

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