Top 25 Upcoming And New Web Series 2021 ( Updated)

Here we will be discussing the choices of the upcoming web series as well as new web series 2021 that have made the buzz for its awesome storyline and precise characters.

Since the last decennary, web series has given out several kinky, erotic, unusual, and clever content that has glued audiences to binging new web series to take a short break from their usual routine

However, the public nowadays is more interested in the releases of OTT platforms like Hotstar, Ullu, Tvf, Viu, Voot, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, etc. as they provide them with variety and engaging entertainment.

Audiences across India eagerly wait for new and hot web series that can be watched online to kill their boredom. Keeping that in mind, the list for such classics can be never-ending.

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So, let’s dig in without any further adieu

List of New Indian Web Series 2021 On Zee5, Netflix, Hotstar, Alt Balaji, Amazon Prime Video & Others Platform:

An entertaining web series can certainly make your weekend awesome. There are numerous genres of web series as per language. Today we have Bengali web series, Tamil web series, and whatnot. Here we are going to list the 28 best Indian web series which have or are going to mark their place in the industry at present.

Zee 5 New Web Series ( & Upcoming Web Series):

#1. Jeet ki Zeed

The story of this web series has been motivated by the real-life story of a Kargil War hero – Major Deependra Singh Senger. This web series is filled with compelling army missions and action sequences. It described the lives of India’s Army Personnel and Special Forces in an excellent way. In this thriller action web series, you will see two victory jets – the first one rooted in victorhood, and the second one rooted in victimhood.  

  • Network: ZEE5 
  • Genre: Thriller, Action, Drama
  • Cast: Amit Sadh, Amrita Puri, Sushant Singh, Paritosh Sand, Ali Goni, Mrinal Kulkarni
  • Director: Vishal Mangalorkar
  • No of Episodes: 7  
  • Release Date: 22 January 2021
  • IMDb Rating: 8.6/10

#2. Nail Polish

Nail Polish is another crime-legal thriller new webseries that manages to maintain its turns and twists with minimal moves. Famous, most-admired sports coach Veer Singh is involved in a cruel rape-and-murder case – he is suspected of killing two children. But, what looks to be an open-and-shut case, going by the testimony, converts into a dismal story of past injury, split characters, and incredible retrieval.

Famous, well-heeled attorney Sid Jaisingh springs up from a surprising source. Government advocate Amit Kumar keeps rolling out live witnesses after eyewitnesses that the defense advocate gets busy batting away. Judge Bhusan controls, keeping an open mind. Meantime, a severe episode forces Veer Singh to the edge, and it makes a question how to regard sanity and ‘madness’, and whether Veer is innocent, or a cold-blooded killer?

  • Network: ZEE5 
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Arjun Rampal, Anand Tiwari, Manav Kaul 
  • Director: Bugs Bhargava Krishna
  • Release Date: 1 Jan 2021
  • IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

#3. Bang Baang

Another latest web series 2021 is Bang Baang – this web series features some truly hot and happening youngsters in order to create a lot of buzz. The story of this web series rotates around a murder that has placed in the imperial family. The female lead character of this web series is Meera – she is a sub-inspector and is charged to supervise this case. Along with being a sub-inspector of the police department, she is also the fiancee of Rohan – the Prince of Udaipur.  

Meera starts her inquiry as Raghu – the male lead role gets a mysterious text letter from an unknown number regarding the same case where he is said to leave for Udaipur. As the inquiry goes on, several things point to Raghu as the main suspect. But, according to Meera’s theory – Raghu has spent a little time of his life in the police academy, so he is framed by someone else. While this is the entire plot of the story – to know further you can watch this web series on ALT Balaji or ZEE5. 

  • Network: ALT Balaji or ZEE5
  • Genre: Thriller, Action 
  • Cast: Aman Gandotra, Ruhi Singh, Mr. Faisu
  • Director: Shraddha Pasi Jairath
  • No of Episodes: 10   
  • Release Date: 25 January 2021
  • IMDb Rating: 4.8/10 

#4. Broken but Beautiful (Season 3)

 The third season of Broken But Beautiful has just been declared by both the OTT platforms ZEE5 and ALTBalaji. This time, this web series is going to show a new story of Agastya and Rumi, offering adieu to the preferences, Sameera and Veer, that addressed the public with their life story in the past 2 seasons.

The music video of this web series has a comfortable feel along with heart-touching poetry regarding hope and how people bear with it alone. Here in this series, you will see people attempting to separate with the belongings of their loved ones after they are gone or separated.  

  • Network: ALT Balaji and ZEE5
  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Cast: Ekta Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Gaurav Arora, Jitin Gulati, Poppy Jabbal  
  • Director: Santosh Singh
  • Release Date: February 2021

#5. The Test Case (Season 2)

The Test Case is a ZEE5 web series that is specifically set to come up with its next season. This web series tells the story of the Indian army where a girl is trained for being the first in a special combat force. After its season 1 popularity, creators have decided to release the 2nd season of this web series. The Test Case (Season 2) also can be considered as an Upcoming Alt Balaji web series

The 2nd season of The Test Case is going to feature more interesting, gripping, as well as exciting storylines that will definitely keep you attached throughout the season. The plot of the 2nd season has set in Kashmir and reveals the story of women empowerment. Here in this web series, you will see a woman or a lady officer of the special combat force is all set to strive for her nation, and no one can stop her from succeeding.  

  • Network: ZEE5 and Alt Balaji
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Action
  • Cast: Atul Kulkarni, Harleen Sethi, Nimrat Kaur
  • Director: Nagesh Kukunoor and Vinay Waikul 
  • No of Episodes: 10     
  • Release Date: Sometime in 2021

Netflix India New & Upcoming Web Series  2021:

#6. Surviving Death

This is an investigative series that examines deep into the investigation of what happens after our death. The story of this web series is based on bestselling journalist and author Leslie Kean’s book. It’s an in-depth gaze into the event of an after-life. 

Each episode of this web series claims the questions of how people have thought throughout time. Kean and Stern utilized innovative unique research and firsthand reports from those who have been close to and even endured death. This web series is a captivating journey into a world beyond human survival as we understand it.

  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Documentary 
  • Cast: Ansuman Bhagat, Sourav Kumar
  • Director: Ricki Stern
  • No of Episodes: 6    
  • Release Date: 6 January 2021

IMDb Rating: 6.0/10

#7. Bombay Begums

Bombay Begums is an upcoming Netflix Indian series that is set in contemporaneous urban India, 5 women, across ethics, generations, personal crises, wrestle with desire, and vulnerabilities to maintain their passion. They all are duel with their morals, desires, weaknesses, and their own fears. According to the official report of the creators of this web series, the shooting for this series is completed. Now, the post-production of this web series is in progress. So, wait a few times to watch this web series. 

  • Network: Netflix 
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Action
  • Cast: Pooja Bhatt, Amrita Subhash, Shahana Goswami, Plabita Borthakur, Ivanka Das
  • Director: Sachin Darekar
  • No of Episodes: 14       
  • Release Date: 8 April 2021

#8.Serious men

Serious men is a  new web series  based on the novel ‘’Serious Men’’ written by Manu Joseph. Basically, the storyline revolves around a man who lives in a slum area with his wife and a son. However, He cons everyone into believing that his stupid 10-year-old son is a mastermind without realizing the consequences his son is going to face in the future. The Nawacuddin starer is also included in the preference list of many for the coming times.

  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nassar
  • Director: Sudhir Mishra
  • Release Date: 2 October 2020

#9. Bulbul 

Bulbul is a new Hindi web series has been portrayed in Kolkata and is set on an era where people were superstitious and have old beliefs.

It is the story of a village where certain terrorful events take place like sudden deaths and stories of horrific Bulbul is about a man saving the village from a crone.

The story revolves around Satya, his brother’s young wife who was separated when Satya migrated to a foreign country, and after his arrival, he came to know that his brother deserted his wife.

  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Horror, Drama, Mystrey
  • Cast:  Tripti Dimri, Avinash Tiwary, Rahul Bose
  • Director: Anvita Dutt
  • Release Date: 24 June 2020

#10. Masaba Masaba

Netflix has come up with the story of fashion designer Masaba Gupta who plays herself in this new web series Hindi. The new web series holds a story that solely focuses on a lady who wishes to follow the standard track where one should belong. Totally a must-watch if you are looking for something quirky to add in your latest web series 2021 list.

  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Cast:  Masaba Gupta, Neena Gupta
  • Director: Sonam Nair
  • Release Date: 28 August 2020

#11. Taj Mahal 1989

From the name you can guess that this latest web series  has lots of drama and romance into it. Taj Mahal 1989 is a story focusing on the lives of a couple from Lucknow University, a friend and the lover, students of the university, and a love story of a schoolgirl and an older boy. The latest web series is a blend of young and old generations with love that has stolen the hearts of the viewers for obvious reasons.

  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Cast:  Neeraj Kabi, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Danish Husain
  • Director: Pushpendra Nath Misra
  • Release Date: 14th February 2020

Amazon Prime Video Indian New Web Series 2021:

#12. Mumbai Diaries 26/11 

Mumbai Diaries 26/11 is an upcoming series on Amazon Prime. On the 12th centenary of the terrible Mumbai fright attacks, Amazon Prime Video is going to praise its fearlessness of frontline warriors. The first look – trailer of this web series has already been unveiled. 

The story of this web series sets on the backdrop of the fright attacks of November 26, 2008. This web series presents out in a hospital and represents the staggering story of paramedics, doctors, nurses, and other hospital staff – who worked hard to save lives after the attacks that devastated the city.

The terrible night of the Mumbai fright attacks of November 26 is engraved into the mind of every Indian. This web series repays tribute to the sacrifice and bravery of the frontline warriors of the Mumbai fright attacks. In addition, this web series also can be considered as a tribute to the vitality of Mumbai.

  • Network: Amazon Prime 
  • Genre: Drama, Action
  • Cast: Mohit Raina, Tina Desai, Konkona Sen Sharma
  • Director: Nikkhil Advani
  • Release Date: March 2021

#13. Tandav

This new web series 2021 revolves around a political story. The connate head of a leading political party – Samar Pratap Singh assumes that he is able to acquire the PM’s chair. But, his father, the party chief, as well as the PM – Devki Nandan Singh is not ready to leave yet. Devki’s close associates – Anuradha Kishore, and Gopal Das – a senior leader of the party are some of many other party leaders who also regard themselves as suitable to acquire in the same position. But, this position never comes in an easy way, they must need to continually keep trying for it. 

The same story is that of the visionary campus activist Shiva Shekhar who becomes an overnight party leader as he glares at a political event. Now, Shiva wishes to make the change, swing the youth, and overcome the power pillars – he is aware of the gentle taste of political power. Samar and Shiva will convene as country politics will crossroads with youth diplomacies. This web series tells the story of manipulations that reveals stories of human ambition, greed, vulnerability, love, and violence.

  • Network: Amazon Video
  • Genre: Political Drama, Thriller, Drama
  • Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Sunil Grover, Dimple Kapadia, Kumud Misra, Tigmanshu Dhulia
  • Director: Ali Abbas Zafar 
  • No of Episodes:
  • Release Date: 15 January 2021

#14. The Family Man (Season 2)

Another upcoming web series we all are waiting for is the 2nd season of The Family Man. Srikant Tiwari is the name of the lead role of the Family Man. This web series has the focus on a middle-class guy who works secretly as a superior investigator at the NIA (National Intelligence Agency). Srikant and his team are accountable for stopping fright attacks from occurring. In the first season of this web series, Srikant is seen grappling with his family as well as his professional life as his marriage is breaking – besides, he also slips to crack a big fright attack.

Srikant Tiwari is returning with the sequel – the 2nd season of The Family Man. In this new season, he will be seen pitted against a new enemy Raji. Here, he also will be seen struggling to stop the chemical attack, set a balance, and also trying to balance his personal life. Amazon Prime Video shared a new action poster of the web series, revealing the release date along with a tagline – ‘This Time, No One is Safe’. In the first season, Moosa was the nemesis of Srikant. Since he is no more – Raji will be substituting him in the new season.

  • Network: Amazon Prime 
  • Genre: Espionage, Action, thriller
  • Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani Iyer, Sharib Hashmi, Gul Panag, Samantha Akkineni
  • Director: Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K.
  • Release Date: 12 February 2021

#15. Paatal Lok

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This Amazon Prime Video crime thriller  has already been quite famous throughout different social media platforms for its outstanding storyline. It is basically based on a 2010 novel called My Assassins by Tarun Tejpal. The story is about a  downcast cop who encounters an Assassins attack case. While the story holds a lot of twists and turns enclosed within it, Paatal Lok has stepped out to be one of the best new web series of today’s time.

  • Network: Amazon Prime 
  • Genre: Crime, Drama, thriller
  • Cast: Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Kabi, Ishwak Singh
  • Director: Sudip Sharma
  • Release Date: 15 May 2020

Alt Balaji New Web Series 2021: ( & Alt Balaji Upcoming Web Series)

#16. Helllo Jee

‘Hello Jee’ is another new webseries of Alt Balaji – it’s about how a group of ladies comes together and makes a start-up of a phone sex call center. Once people make money – it can be utilized to do a lot of things – some of bad and good. This web series reveals the story of some girls who come together so that they become able to earn a few quick cash while profiting on the detachment of some men. 

Everything looks fair and good at the origin. But, immediate money always makes a lot of difficulties with it, and with such a cool business getting caught in a tough situation is compelled to happen sometimes. What commences as a productive investment gradually turns into a cat and mouse race as the police and a strong gangster are attempting to find out the person who is dragging the chain at this Phone sex call center. To know more, you can watch this web series on Alt Balaji.

  • Network: Alt Balaji
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Cast: Kalyani Chaitanya, Nyra Banerjee, Mishthi Tyagi, Akshaya Shetty
  • Director: Shahnawaz Khan
  • No of Episodes: 14       
  • Release Date: 1 February 2021

#17. Code M (Season 2)

Another new thriller web series is the 2nd season of Code M. Major Monica Mehra is coming back and her priorities haven’t changed still now. This is always going to be ‘Country comes first above family’ for a soldier. All of them believe “ek soldier ke liye desh hi sab kuch hota hai aur woh kisike liye nahi jhukta hai” (the nation is everything for a soldier of the Indian army and they don’t kneel down in front of anyone). So, get ready to see the journey of Major Monica Mehra once again. 

  • Network: ALT Balaji and ZEE5
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
  • Cast: Tanuj Virwani, Jennifer Winget, Meghana Kaushik, Aalekh Kapoor, Kundan Roy
  • Director: Akshay Choubey
  • Release Date: Sometime in 2021

#18. LSD (Love Scandal And Doctors)

The story of this web series spins around a murder and its investigation whether it was accidental or planned. What appends to the mystery is that the ones accredited with the incident are 5 interns at a hospital, whether they are traitors or saviors of life forms the story, as per the official story. To know more, you can watch this web series on ZEE5 or ALT Balaji on 5th February. 

  • Network: ALT Balaji and ZEE5
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Youth
  • Cast: Rahul Dev, Siddharth Menon, Punit Pathak, Aayush Shrivastava, Ashmita Jaggi
  • Director: Saqib Pandor
  • Release Date: 5 February 2021

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#19. American Gods (Season 3)

3 episodes of American Gods (Season 3) have premiered on the 2nd week of this month on Starz. This web series is based on a single book by Neil Gaiman that has now spread out into 3 seasons. This season yielded yet another showrunner development and some provocative cast selections. Therefore, to know how did the beginning of this new webseries deal with these alterations, and fare in setting up the new season, you can watch this series on Starz. There are 4 more episodes that are yet to come in February and March of the running year.  

  • Network: Starz
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Ricky Whittle, Yetide Badaki, Emily Browning, Omid Abtahi, Bruce Langley
  • Director: Jon Amiel, Julian Holmes, Thomas Carter, Nick Copus, Mark Tinker 
  • No of Episodes: 3 (4 episodes yet to come on February and March 2021)  
  • Release Date: 10 January 2021 to present

#20. Gullak (Season 2)

The 2nd season of Gullak is another new hindi web series 2021. This is a TVF show that is streaming on SonyLIV. This show introduces us to the ‘Mishra Parivaar’ – papa Santosh, mummy Shanti, ‘Bada beta’ Annu, and ‘Chota beta’ Aman, and their daily lives.  

The story of this web series is set in a small North Indian town. It’s a middle-class family that is trying to get by within their natural means while trying to better their lot, with bits of lived-in, and quotidian feels squabbling and bickering. But, at the end of the day, they like to spend time with each other.  

It’s this closeness that comes through in surprising ways. It makes this web series such a beautiful story to watch. Kulkarni hardly ever approaches her family in sweet tones – even the loving is soaked in sarcasm. But, those who know, are informed that the ‘Jhunjhlaahat’ comes from a point of unshakeable regard, equal parts affection and exasperation. To know the rest of the story, you can watch this web series on SonyLIV. 

  • Network: SonyLIV
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Cast: Geetanjali Kulkarni, Harsh Mayar, Vaibhav Raj Gupta  
  • Director: Palash Vaswani 
  • No of Episodes: 5  
  • Release Date: 15 January 2021
  • IMDb Rating: 9.4/10 

#21. Marvel Studio: Legends

In this new webseries, you will see individual Marvel comic characters along with some of their most iconic moments. The first two episodes of Marvel Studio: Legends are focused on Vision and Wanda Maximoff – these are the 2 leads of WandaVision. The further episodes of this web series will be regarding Sam Wilson aka Falcon and Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier.

  • Network: Disney+
  • Genre: Docuseries, Clip Show, Superhero
  • No of Episodes: 2  
  • Release Date: 8 January 2021
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

#22. The Legend of Hanuman

Disney+Hotstar has already released the trailer for its new web series 2021 ‘The Legend of Hanuman’. This is an animated web series that is going to premiere on Hotstar on 29th January. This web series is going to describe the story or journey of the mighty companion of Lord Rama – Lord Hanuman.

Sharad Kelkar is the narrator of this Hotstar Special series that is going to be a 13-episode show. This web series will be available in 7 various languages including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, and Bengali as well. 

The story of this web series is based on the enchanting journey of glorious Hanuman becoming the ever-shining pillar of hope, righteousness, and light. This web series connects mythology with excellent storytelling that makes it a decent watch for children as well as for adults at the same time.

Jeevan J Kang and Navin John are the directors and Sharad Devarajan, Arshad Syed, Ashwin Pande, and Sarwat Chaddha are the writer of this new webseries. This web series is produced by Graphic India. 

According to the official description of this web series, we all are aware of the super-strong Lord Hanuman, full of wisdom, and extremely loyal – but, how did he become so powerful and mighty? So, watch the unrevealed story of his beginnings, and understand how Ram Vakt Hanumaan transforms from a great mighty warrior to the God we all adore and love.  

  • Network: Disney+ Hotstar
  • Director: Navin John, Jeevan J. Kang
  • Narrator: Sharad Kelkar
  • No of Episodes: 13 
  • Language: This web series is available in 7 different languages
  • Release Date: 29 January 2021 

#23. College Romance (Season 2)

The three best friends – Karan, Naira, and Trippy are coming once again with the 2nd season of College Romance. To know are the equations between them and their relations with others is still the same, you can watch this web series on SonyLIV. The second season of this web series is quite well-written and draws arresting performances from the cast. Trippy will be seen recovering from his breakup is utterly conspicuous. 

His expressions, dialogues, as well as his befuddling love life, particularly with the twin sisters are entertaining. In this series, you will see Karan is still a virgin – but, he continues offering love direction to his friends. On the other hand, Naira and her witty conversations with her on-screen boyfriend, Bagga is a laughter riot. Gagan is a simple person and is the most friendly one. And Deepika is continually seen shouting ‘f**k you all’ is toned down in the next episodes that is a nice change to watch.

  • Network: SonyLIV
  • Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama 
  • Cast: Manjot Singh, Apoorva Arora, Keshav Sadhna, Gagan Arora, Shreya Mehta
  • Director: Apoorv Singh Karki
  • No of Episodes: 5        
  • Release Date: 29 January 2021

#24. Metro Park (Season 2)

The popular Metro Park web series is back with the everyday lives of Kalpesh Patel, who runs a serviceable store named ‘Pay & Run’. He also gets the support of Payal – his wife in running the store. She is efficient in balancing her beauty salon and personal life in a proper way. 

Their extensive family living in the neighborhood – Payal’s sister Kinjal and Kannan – her South Indian husband observe the everyday problems of the Patel family along with handling some of their personal problems. This season introduces two additional exciting supplements to the family – one is Kian – the newborn baby boy of Kannan and Kinjal and Kinjal’s mom. Here in this series, you will see Kinjal’s mom is present everywhere physically in the form of a robot where one can observe and hear her through the display or vice-versa.

  • Network: Eros Now
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Cast: Ranvir Shorey, Purbi Joshi, Vega Tamotia, Omi Vaidya
  • Director: Ajayan Venugopalan and Abi Varghese
  • Release Date: 29 January 2021

#25. Official Bhootiyagiri

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If you are looking for something fun, haunting, and different, then add Official Bhootiyagiri into your list. The new web series stars the very talented Sumit Vyaas in the lead, who decides to run his family hotel that has rumours of being ghostly. He decides not to give up and utilizes the opportunity for his business. Hence, he promises his customers an outstanding haunting experience with their hotel stay. Grab your cushions and see whether he succeeds to do so or not.

  • Network: MX Player
  • Genre:  Comedy
  • Cast: Sumit Vyas, Pranay Manchanda, Eisha Chopra
  • Director: Vishwajoy Mukherjee
  • Release Date: 14 May 2020


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Wrapping up…

So, these are some of the new web series and upcoming web series that released recently or yet to come within a few time. Hopefully, after going through the above guide, you will be able to get a new taste of the Indian web series on your favorite OTT platform. To read more similar content, you can stay tuned to our posts. You can also share your feedback in the comment section given at the end of this post.

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