If you are searching for modes to keep yourself engaged then we have got you back. As we are going to present some of the most wondrous and famous original Hoichoi web series list that is worth watching for a spree.
The culture of India has a variety of artistic customs, traditions, languages, dance, music, cinemas and many more. And out of such diversity, one such humble culture is our Bengali culture. With such a kind accent, great food, and enthusiastic nature, Bengalis are certainly ruling the entire world today.
Not only cultural wise but Bengalis are known to be ruling the entertainment industry as well. If you are wondering how then we have an answer for you.Wonderful Bengali web series. Recently, Bengali web series are bestowing their marks with awesome web series lately and to watch some of the best of them, Hoichoi is the great entertainment platform.
Hoichoi is owned by SVF Entertainment Pvt Ltd and is very prominent among Bengali and non-Bengali viewers. It provides both fictional and non-fictional series and is available on several devices like Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, etc.
Here Is the Hoichoi Web Series List You Can Watch :
- The Stoneman Murders
- Eken Babu
- Dhaka Metro
- Shei Je Holud Pakhi
- In Their Life
Byomkesh is one of the marvellous Bengali Hoichoi web series set from the time of the 1930s and Hoichoi is the very first platform to show the Byomkesh series.
It is based on the Bengali literature portraying a fictional character as a detective named ‘’Byomkesh Bakshi’’ written by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay.
Byomkesh, a detective with his friend and biographer named Ajit resolves numerous adventurous and puzzling investigations with his unique style.
2017 (Season 1): 2 episodes
2018 (Season 2-3): 5 episodes
2019 (Season 4): 2 episodes
Directed by: Soumik Chattopadhyay & Sayantan Ghoshal
Cast: Anirban Bhattacharya(Byomkesh), Subrat Dutta(Byomkesh’s friend), Ridhima Ghosh(Byomkesh’s wife)
It is a Bengali horror and comedy Hoichoi web series released on 27th September 2019. It is based on the myth that a girl named Kamini tends to disappear men in a village at night and two detective boys named Soumya and Arnab try to solve the mystery of Kamini. The awesome series is also known for a song called Shorir Khela.
2019 (season 1): 8 episodes
Directed by: Rick Basu
Cast: Barkha Sengupta(Kamini), Saurav Das(detective), Trina Saha(detective)
Manbhanjan is another famous Hoichoi web series that is based on a story named Nobel Laureate written by ‘’Rabindranath Tagore’’. It is said to be one of the eternal creations by him and to honour the great work, the release date of this series is announced on the 158th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.
The story is about a lonely life of a housewife named ‘Giribala’, who lives with her in-laws and gets married to ‘Gopinath’. Both of them lived happily until the entry of a glamorous theatre actress named ‘Labanga’ takes place in Gopinath’s life. This world turned upside down for Giribala after her husband’s betrayal and soon she decided to compose herself and overcome the situation.
2019 (season 1): 2 episodes
Directed by: Abhijit Chowdhury
Cast: Sohini Sarkar(Giribala), Amrita Chattopadhyay(Labanga), Anirban Bhattacharya(Gopinath)
4.The Stoneman Murders
It is a thriller Bengali web series that revolves around the mysterious serial killer named ‘’Stoneman’’, who uses stone as a weapon to kill residents of Kolkata and Mumbai. After the disappearance of a killer, an enthusiastic writer named ‘Sneha’ with her best interest decides to unfold the mystery with the help of Stoneman’s old diary. They also explored to find out whether he is back again. This series is based on actual incidents that happened from 1985 to 1989.
2019 (season 1): 9 episodes
Directed by: Rafiq Abdul Wahab
Cast: Swastika Mukherjee(Sneha), Rajatava Dutta, Rupankar Bagchi
Paranoia is a kit of short thrillers with several stories but with the common theme ‘Paranoia’ streaming on Hoichoi.
Currently, six shorts series of Paranoia are streaming viz, Hello, Cartoon, Dupur Thakurpo, Holy Faak, Lift and Shoshibhushon. These stories deal with different psychological disorders and their treatment.
2017(season 1): 4 episodes
Directed by: Tathagata Ghosh, Annapurna Basu, Sourav Chakraborty
Cast: Kamaleshwar Mukherjee, Saayoni Ghosh, Rayati Bhattacharya Basu, Aninda Sain
Paap is a murder mystery drama. It is an engaging Bengali web series that revolves around the time of Durga Puja celebrations (Bengali’s biggest puja of Kaali Mata). This story is of a mighty woman who claims to have some connection with the family and reveal some old hidden secrets.
The story takes an unfortunate turn when two dead bodies with crumbled papers and unusual messages get recognized by the family. This tension converts the ‘’Puja House’’ into a crime scene which leads to a lot of mistrust among family members.
2019(season 1): 5 episodes
Directed by: Anupam Hari
Cast: Puja Banerjee, Rahul Banerjee, Rajat Ganguly, Bhaswar Chatterjee
7. Eken Babu
This series is based on the book ‘’Eken Babu’’ written by Sujan Dasgupta. It is about a character of Bengali detective who is a simple man with rare ways to investigate the crime. The story features eastern Bangalore where Eken Babu finds a dead body in his neighbourhood. With his remarkable thinking and humour, he finally solves the mystery. The series is included under the comedy genre.
2018(Season 1 & 2): 16 episodes
Directed by: Anupam Hari, Anirban Malik
Cast: Anirban Chakrabarti, Shoumo Banerjee, Bubble
8. Dhaka Metro
Hoichoi web series ‘’Dhaka Metro’’ has that wonderful Bengali feel as it is directed by famous Bangladeshi filmmakers, features famous popular Bangladeshi actors and the involvement of Bengal.
This story of a distressed businessman named ‘’Kuddus’’ who goes on a road trip, away from the hustle-bustle of the Dhaka city life. On his journey, he experiences odd events and meets strange people like a kid named ‘’Rahman’’ and runaway women. He does not have any clue about what the journey holds.
2019(Season 1): 9 episodes
Directed by: Amitabh Reza Chowdhry
Cast: Neville Hasan, Anupee Karim, Mostafa Monwar, Shariful Islam
9. Shei Je Holud Pakhi
It is the very first Musical Thriller Bengali web series streaming on Hoichoi. It is an emotional dilemma of a police officer named ‘’Som’’ and a dead daughter named ‘’Mitil’’. In remembrance of his daughter and to feel her connectivity he takes the help of pop singer ‘’Vaidehi’’. This event leads to a musical journey with several mysteries.
2018(Season 1): 7 episodes
Directed by: Anirban Malik
Cast: Neville Hasan, Aupee Karim, Mostafa Monwar, Shariful Islam
It is a horror-thriller with psychological factors. The story is about a Graphic artist ‘’Aritra’’ and his fiancee ‘’Jinya’’, who moved to a new apartment. Their lives become hell when strange events start happening with the characters created by Aritra.
2017(season 1): 7 episodes
Directed by: Sourav Chakraborty
Cast: Paayel Sarkar, Mainak Banerjee
Charitraheen is a Bengali adult web series of Hoichoi. The story is based on a novel written by Chandra Chattopadhyay. It concentrates on topics like cheating in marital life or extramarital affairs in an era where having a physical relationship while being married was considered a taboo.
Charitraheen is the story of four men, their miserable destiny and puzzling life dented with lust, desire, and betrayal. It shows the struggle of those four men who fight to clarify the title of Charitraheen.
2018(Season 2): 8 episodes
Directed by: Debaloy Bhattacharya
Cast: Naina Ganguly, Gourab Chatterjee, Saayoni Ghosh, Saurav Das
The Mismatch is another Bengali adult web series of Hoichoi where a woman luxuriates herself in a friendly couple swapping in order to make her life adventurous. However, this turned out to be a bad decision. The story starts with Diana and Shubro who are not satisfied with their sexual lives and want some spice to it. Thus, they decide to swap their partners with couples in a casual relationship.
2018(Season 2): 11 episodes
Directed by: Soumik Chattopadhyay
Cast: Rachel White, Rajdeep Gupta, Suparna Malakar
Bonus: Addatimes Bengal Web Series:
13. In Their Life
It is a story about a father of a young boy who died in a car accident, which leaves his family members in shock, especially his father. So the father decided to take revenge from the driver who killed the boy. This story highlights the emotions between father and son and hence considered one of the best from the Hoichoi web series list.
2018(Season 1): 2 episodes
Directed by: Sabyasachi Chakraborty
Cast: Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Mithu Chakraborty, Sawon Chakraborty
Final Thoughts: Bengali Hoichoi Web Series List:
So, these were some of the best series from the Hoichoi web series lists that include different genres like comedy, thriller, mystery, and adult.
This binge-watching entertainment platform takes everyone on a roller coaster ride with series varying from bone tickling comedy to nail-biting mysteries. It gives you the full pleasure of awesome storylines, excellent writers and amazing actors.
The language barrier does not stop anyone to experience these marvellous Bengali web series. Thus, the platform is watched and rewatched all over India, some parts of Pakistan and Bangladesh respectively. It has more than one million app downloads all over entire Asia.
So without further ado, start watching some of the amazing Hoichoi web series and stay engaged throughout the lockdown