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Best 5 Tamil Thriller Web Series

Thrillers are one of the most popular genres. The thriller web series conveys a sense of excitement, suspense, fear, and surprise. Many Indians enjoy watching the best Tamil thriller web series and movies as they present their South Indian traditions in their series and movies. Nowadays, the Tamil industry is growing rapidly with various interesting films and web series.  

Are you looking for the best Tamil crime thriller web series but spend most of your time looking for content to overwatch? You don’t need to do this anymore. We have listed some of the best Tamil thriller series on various OTT platforms that you should watch. 

List of the Tamil Thriller Web Series

In the under-mentioned section, we are going to provide the list of the top 5 Tamil thriller web series on multiple OTT platforms that you can watch and spend some quality time with loved ones.

  1. Fingertip (2019)
  2. Breathe (2018)
  3. Iru Dhuruvam (2019)
  4. Vella Raja (2018)
  5. Auto Shankar (2019)

#1. Fingertip (2019)


Rating: 8.0/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama

Season(s):  1

Episodes: 6

Available on ZEE5

Fingertip is an Indian Tamil thriller web series on ZEE5 OTT platform that you can watch. The web series shows how social media apps like Facebook, Twitter can destroy lives. This web series also shows what happens when technology starts destroying their lives.

Directed by: Srinivasan Shivakar

Written by: Srinivasan Shivakar, Sekar Neelan

Produced by: Anu Vardhan, Vishnu Varadhan

Cast: Sunaina, Gayathrie, Lizzie Antony, Madhusudhan, Shivkumar, Ashwin Kakumanu. 

#2. Breathe (2018)

Rating: 8.3/10 IMDb

Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 8

Available on Amazon Prime Video

Breathe is one of the best Tamil crime web series that aired on 26th January 2018. Kabir is a brilliant but unconventional criminal executive who puts together the pieces of a seemingly unrelated death that leads to an unexpected suspect – the friendly Danny. Kabir won’t stop till he solves the case and sees justice served.

Directed by: Mayank Sharma

Written by: Vikram Tuli, Ajeet Ghorpade

Produced by: Sandeep Sharma

Cast: Amit Sadh, Madhavan, Shriswara, Hrishikesh Josi, Sapna Pabbi, Shriswara.

#3. Iru Dhuruvam (2019)

tamil crime web series

Rating: 8.1/10 IMDb

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 9

Available on MX Player and Sony LIV

Another Tamil thriller Iru Dhuruvam revolves around a police officer determined to catch a serial killer in the city of Chennai who carves the number 6 after each murder scene, referring to the Tamil literary text Thirukkural. The officer’s efforts with his assistant to uncover the murders and pursue the murderous psychopath throughout the nine-episode miniseries keep viewers in suspense. 

Directed by: MKumaran

Written by: Mkumaran

Produced by: Pramod Cheruvalath, Injeti Siddharth, Sameer Nair

Cast: Abhirami Iyer, Ajith Koshy, Ravi Jiva, Sebastian Antony, Nandha.

#4. Vella Raja (2018)

Rating: 7.2/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 10

Available on Amazon Prime Video

Vella Raja is the Tamil thriller web series that premiered on 7th December 2018.  A mouse and cat hunt takes place in the back streets of Chennai between a police officer Theresa and the drug mafia Deva. 

Directed by: Guhan Senniappan

Written by: Madonne Ashwin, Guhan Senniappan, Lokesh Kanagaraj

Produced by: S.R. Prakashbabu, S.R. Prabhu

Cast: Parvatii Nair, Yuthan Balaji, Bobby Simha, Gayathrie.

#5. Auto Shankar (2019)


Rating: 6.8/10 IMDb

Genre: Thriller, Crime, Biography

Season(s): 1

Episodes: 10

Available on ZEE5

Auto Shankar is another Tamil web series that revolves around a motorcyclist whose life changes when he gets involved in local transportation and prostitution. 

Directed by: Ranga Yali

Written by: Mani G

Produced by: Manoj Paramahamsa, R. Ravindran

Cast: Arjun Chidambaram, Appani Sarath, Swayam


These are the best 5 Tamil thriller web series that you should watch on the OTT platform.