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Top 25 Best Indian Web Series on YouTube (Updtaed 2022)

Do you like to watch web series online? Are you wondering which web series to watch? If you’re looking for entertainment but don’t want to pay for streaming services like Netflix, Prime Video, or Hotstar, then you can stream web series for free on YouTube.

Before the OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ Hoststar came to India, people relied on YouTube for entertainment. The platform hosts some of the best Hindi web series. There is a lot of digital content-creating platforms with millions of subscribers who have grown on YouTube and become people’s favourite.

If you’re looking for a great Indian web series to watch, look no further! We have listed some of the best web series on YouTube which you can watch for absolutely free. You will find web series of every genre in this list. Whether you want to watch something light-hearted, romantic or something with the family, we have options for everyone.

Best Indian Web Series on YouTube (2022)

1. Aspirants

Known for different and coming-of-age concepts, TVF released yet another masterpiece Aspirants in 2021. It is written by Deepesh Sumitra Jagdish and directed by Apoorv Singh Karki. 

This show follows the journey of 3 friends, Abhilash, Guri and SK who are UPSC Aspirants and study diligently to chase their dreams. The story is divided into the past and present life of the main characters in and outside Old Rajinder Nagar, Delhi.

  • Naveen Kasturia as Abhilash Sharma
  • Shivankit Singh Parihar as Gurpreet Singh (Guri)
  • Abhilash Thapliyal as Shwet Ketu Jha aka SK
  • Sunny Hinduja as Sandeep ‘Bhaiya’ Singh Ohlan
  • Namita Dubey as Dhairya

Channel: TVF Play

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 7 April 2021

IMDb Rating: 9.2

2. Kota Factory

Kota Factory premiered simultaneously from 16 April to 14 May 2019 on TVF Play App and YouTube. The story is set in Kota, Rajasthan – a well-known educational hub for its coaching centres.

The show revolves around the life of 16-year-old Vaibhav who moves to Kota from Itarsi to prepare for IIT. It highlights the problems, struggles and efforts of IIT-JEE aspirants studying in Kota, away from family and home.

Kota Factory is India’s first web series shot in black and white. The colour scheme was chosen to represent the colourless, boring, and dull life of students in Kota.

The second season of Kota Factory was released on 24 Sep 2021 on Netflix. You can watch the first season on YouTube. This is one of the best Indian web series.

  • Mayur More as Vaibhav Pandey
  • Ranjan Raj as Balmukund Meena
  • Alam Khan as Uday Gupta
  • Jitendra Kumar as Jeetu Bhaiya
  • Ahsaas Channa as Shivangi Ranawat
  • Revathi Pillai as Vartika Ratawal
  • Urvi Singh as Meenal Parekh

Channel: TVF

No. of Seasons: 2

Release Date: 16th April 2019

IMDb Rating: 9.1

3. Operation MBBS

Operation MBBS premiered on YouTube on 22 Feb 2020. The show is based on the lives of 3 medical aspirants- Sakshi, Huma and Nishant who study in one of the best MBBS colleges in the country.

The second season was released on YouTube on 15 March 2021.

  • Ayush Mehra as Nishant
  • Anshul Chauhan as Sakshi,
  • Sarah Hashmi as Huma
  • Prateek Pachauri as Ketan Chotai (KC Bhaiya)
  • Geetanjali Kulkarni as Dean Sadhna Sharma

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Episodes: 2

Release Date: 16th April 2019

IMDb Rating: 8.4

4. Please Find Attached

Please find attached is a romantic web series on YouTube. This is the story of Shaurya Singh (Ayush Mehra) and Sanya Agarwal (Barkha Singh), two colleagues who become flatmates and eventually fall in love.

Working to find the right balance between their professional and personal lives, they people face several challenges.

There are 3 seasons of this mini web show. The first 2 seasons are available on YouTube and the third season is available on the Amazon app.

  • Ayush Mehra as Shaurya Singh 
  • Barkha Singh as Sanya Agarwal 

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 3

Release Date: 21st Sep 2019

IMDb Rating: 9.1

5. Cubicles

Cubicles was released on the YouTube channel of TVF on 10 Dec 2019. It revolves around the life of Piyush Prajapati who works started working in an Indian IT company.

The show documents the challenges and successes he and his colleagues experience while working in the “Cubicles”. This is one of the best series on YouTube.

It got a rating of 8.2 on IMDb. You can watch the first season on YouTube and the second season on Sony LIV.

This show is definitely relatable for any working professional, so be sure to check it out when you get a chance!

  • Abhishek Chauhan as Piyush Prajapati
  • Nidhi Bisht as Megha Asthana
  • Badri Chavan as Gautam Batra
  • Niketan Sharma as Naveen Shetty
  • Khushbu Baid as Supriya Kulkarni
  • Shivankit Singh Parihar as Angad Waghmare

Channel: The Viral Fever

No. of Seasons: 2

Release Date: 10 Dec 2019

IMDb Rating: 8.2

  • Abhishek Chauhan as Piyush Prajapati
  • Nidhi Bisht as Megha Asthana
  • Badri Chavan as Gautam Batra
  • Niketan Sharma as Naveen Shetty
  • Khushbu Baid as Supriya Kulkarni
  • Shivankit Singh Parihar as Angad Waghmare

Channel: The Viral Fever

No. of Seasons: 2

Release Date: 10 Dec 2019

IMDb Rating: 8.2

6. Little Things

A coming-of-age romantic comedy, Little Things started on the YouTube channel of Dice Media, on 25 October 2016. The series is created by Dhruv Sehgal, who along with Mithila Palkar are in the lead roles. 

The story revolves around a couple Kavya Kulkarni (Palkar) and Dhruv Vats (Sehgal) who are in a live-in relationship in Mumbai. 

The series, which focuses on the conversations of a couple as they explore their everyday lives, progresses in a relatable way for many viewers. They navigate through the ups and downs of work and face the challenges of modern-day relationships.

Little Things has gotten the tage of one of the best romantic web series on YouTube. The show will surely make you miss your bae and the singles will feel a little more single 😉.

  • Dhruv Sehgal as Dhruv Sehgal
  • Mithila Palkar as Kavya Kulkarni

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 4

Release Date: 25 October 2016

IMDb Rating: 8.2

7. Adulting

Adulting starring Aisha Ahmed as Nikhat Rizvi and Yashaswini Dayama as Ray Madhav was released on the YouTube channel of Dice Media on 18 April 2018.

Adulting is a coming-of-age story about two young women navigating their way through the ups and downs of adulthood in the hustle-bustle of Mumbai. The women in this story face common adulting challenges like finding a job, maintaining a relationship, and dealing with family drama. 

While the challenges they face are universal, the story is set in a specific place and time which gives it a unique flavour.

  • Aisha Ahmed as Nikhat Rizvi
  • Yashaswini Dayama as Ray Madhav

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 2

Release Date: 18 April 2018

IMDb Rating: 7.6

8. The Interns

The Interns is a mini-series that revolves around the life of 3 characters Viveka, Ana and Lily who work as interns in an entertainment company, Digital Diva. They have their own set of problems in their personal as well as professional life.

The trio is constantly criticized by those around them, but they continue to face everything head-on. Their loved ones, co-workers, and society give them a hard time, but they don’t back down. 

Though Viveka, Ana and Lily have contrasting personalities, which often leads to hilarious or serious situations, their friendship ultimately deepens because of it.

This is a decent show that touches on the challenges that interns face while trying to gain experience in their desired fields.

It is a decent take on how the life of interns and what type of challenges they face at work. The situations and characters are real and you will find yourself relating to them. Relive your internship days with this series.

This series has 2 seasons and both are available on YouTube.

  • Revathi Pillai as Viveka Chaturvedi
  • Ahsaas Channa as Lilly
  • Rashmi Agdekar as Ana Waris
  • Khushbu Baid as Sugandha

Channel: Girliyapa

No. of Seasons: 2

Release Date: 15 Oct 2020 

IMDb Rating: 6.8

9. What The Folks

What The Folks is not your typical family drama show. Nikhil the main protagonist is forced to stay at his in-law’s house for a few weeks, now that’s something different!

It is a slice of drama show that deals with how modern families deal with stereotypes and uncomfortable situations to overcome generation gaps. It teaches how a family sticks together despite having starkly different opinions.

The show started on 17 Aug 2017 and wrapped up in Feb 2022. The show ran successfully for four reasons.

It is a delightful show to watch with the family!

  • Eisha Chopra as Anita Sharma
  • Veer Rajwant Singh as Nikhil Solanki
  • Deepika Amin as Sudha Sharma
  • Vipin Sharma as Prakash Sharma

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 4

Release Date: 17 Aug 2017

IMDb Rating: 8.3

10. Man’s World

The show is completely different from its name. It is about a female-dominated society where the roles of men and women get reversed. Kiran, the male protagonist is tired of the way society gives women preferential treatment over men. 

One day, he prays for men and women to trade places. But as they say, be careful what you wish for – you might just get it. Now Kiran gets to experience what it is like to be a woman, He faces menstrual cramps, harassment, and workplace inequality.

The show has a star-studded cast including Parineeti Chopra, Bhumi Pednekar, Kalki Koechlin, Richa Chadha and Rhea Chakraborty.

The concept is quite unique and eye-opening. A must-try!

  • Gaurav Pandey as Kiran
  • Gurpreet Saini as Kunal
  • Ramakant Dayma as Kiran’s Father
  • Ronjini Chakraborty as Chhaya

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 29 Sep 2015

IMDb Rating: 7.3

11. Clutch

Clutch is an Esports drama released on Dice Media on 2 Oct 2021. Arun, a gifted gamer finally decides to quit his IT job to pursue his dream in the online gaming world and forms an Esports team to compete in the World Gaming Championships. 

It follows the journey of Arun, Adil, Prachi, Raunak and Jeetu as they struggle to achieve the dream of accomplishing big things in the world of Esports.

  • Vishal Vashishth as Arun
  • Tirth Joisher as Adil
  • Ahsaas Channa as Prachi
  • Prateek Pachori as Ronak
  • Saurabh Ghadge as Jeetu

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 2 Oct 2021.

IMDb Rating: 8.0

12. Dhindora

Dhindora written by Bhuvan Bam, Hussain Dalal and Abbas Dalal and directed by Himank Gaur was released on 14 Oct 2021. This tells the tale of Bhuvan and his family’s lives changing forever when an unplanned purchase sets off a chain of events that leads to the fulfilment of their wildest dreams.

  • Bhuvan Bam as Bhuvan 
  • Gayatri Bhardwaj as Dr. Tara
  • Rajesh Tailang as Paarshad

Channel: BB Ki Vines

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 14 Oct 2021

IMDb Rating: 8.8

13. Bachelors

The series is all about four bachelor guys who live together and have to deal with bachelor-related problems on a daily basis. In every episode, they will face a new issue that they will need to solve together.

Bachelors is available on the YouTube channel “The Viral Fever”.

  • Bhuvan Bam as Bachelor 1 
  • Jasmeet Singh Bhatia as Bachelor 2
  • Badri Chavanas as Bachelor 3
  • Shivankit Singh Parihar as Bachelor 4

Channel: The Viral Fever

No. of Seasons: 2

Release Date: 15 Jun 2016 

IMDb Rating: 8.2

14. Bravehearts

India’s first Army anthology series, Bravehearts premiered on Dice Media on 28 May 2022. The series directed by Happie Mongia and written by Harman Singha, and Sankalp Raj Tripathi focuses on the people who make up the heroes of the army. The series explores 5 different stories f hope, courage, sacrifice, and patriotism for our country.

  • Shakti Kapoor as Masterji
  • Omkar Kulkarni as Kishore
  • Anushka Kaushik as Vibha Sahay
  • Anup Soni as Tribhuvan
  • Aadhya Anand as Veera

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 28 May 2022

IMDb Rating: 9.0

15. I Don’t Watch TV

I Don’t Watch TV produced by Nakuul Mehta, Alekh Sangal and Ajay Singh, premiered on Arré and YouTube on 15 April 2016. The show is a satirical take on the lives of Indian television actors and actresses. 

The series gives you a taste of what’s really like behind the scenes of the Indian TV industry. Various Indian TV stars like Drashti Dhami, Karan Wahi, Rithvik Dhanjani, Karan Patel etc appeared on the show.

  • Nakuul Mehta as Nox
  • Alekh Sangal as Al
  • Ram Menon as RK
  • Bhupesh Singh as Kranti Sharma

Channel: Arré 

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 15 April 2016

IMDb Rating: 6.9

16. Official Chukyagiri

Official Chukyagiri is the story of an intern Spandan Chukya who relocate from Meerut to Mumbai. Contrary to his belief that Mumbai is a city of dreams he learns that every dream has a price, every choice has a consequence, and every win comes with a sacrifice.

  • Sunny Kaushal as Spandan Chukya
  • Gopal Datt as Chacha
  • Mithila Palkar as Mili
  • Aahana Kumra as Rati
  • Shikha Talsania as Sheila

Channel: Arré

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 7 Sept 2016

IMDb Rating: 7.0

17. Home Sweet Office

Dice Media’s Home Sweet Office premiered on 27 Feb 2019. It follows the story of two cousins Adhira and Shagun who starts their own venture, “Happily Hitched”, They candid wedding films and sell quirky wedding merchandise like mugs, and T-shirts.

  • Barkha Singh as Adhira Agrawal
  • Isha Talwar as Shagun Agrawal
  • Shabnam Vadhera as Indu Agrawal
  • Yogendra Tikku as Rajeev Agrawal

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 27 Feb 2019

IMDb Rating: 7.3

18. Engineering Girls

Engineering Girls is the story of 3 engineering girls Maggu, Sabu and Kiara. They strive to make their dreams come true while also navigating through the challenges of dorm life and dating.

Engineering Girls is written by Jasdeep Singh and Prakriti Kargeti and directed by Apoorv Singh Karki.

  • Barkha Singh as Sabu
  • Kritikka Avasthi as Maggu
  • Sejal Kumar as Kiara

Channel: The Timeliners

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 1 Jun 2018

IMDb Rating: 6.8

19. Sisters

Sisters premiered on 21 Sept 2022 on Dice Media. This is a new web series on YouTube. This is the story of two sisters Mahi and Antara who are poles apart from each other.

Mahi the outgoing little sister moves in with Anatra, the calm, reserved and cleanliness freak elder sister in Mumbai. What follows is a journey of chaos when the two contrasting personalities stay under the same roof.

  • Ahsaas Channa as Mahi
  • Namita Dubey as Anatra

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 21 Sept 2022

20. Bang Baaja Baaraat

Bang Bajaa Baaaraat produced by Y Films released in 2015 when the concept of web series in India was pretty new. Pawan Sharma and Shahana Arora who are from entirely different backgrounds fall in love and decide to get married with their parent’s blessings. What follows is a chaotic journey as their parents meet just three days before the wedding.

  • Ali Fazal as Pawan Sharma
  • Angira Dhar as Shahana Arora
  • Rajit Kapoor as Ranjeet Arora
  • Gajraj Rao as Murli Prasad Sharma
  • Ayesha Raza Mishra as Roli Sharma
  • Shernaz Patel as Sushmita

Channel: Y Films

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 4 Nov 2015

IMDb Rating: 7.9

21. Soulmates

Soulmates is a mini web series. Priyanshu and Anshul, two ex-schoolmates bump into each other while on the trip to Shillong. Anshul is on a solo bike trip across the northeast while Priyanshu who is an aspiring music composer goes to Shillong to chase a girl from a rock band.

  • Priyanshu Painyuli as Priyanshu
  • Anshul Chauhan as Anshul

Channel: Zoom

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 13 Feb 2019

IMDb Rating: 8.6

22. 2By3

Another hatke show by Dice Media, 2By3 released on 27 Sept 2017. Balan and Aashna are a married couple in their 30s who due to financial crises are forced to move in with three, 20-year-old college roommates Rohan, Veer and Akash. The series shows how the married and the singles struggle to stay together under the same roof.

It really is a hidden and underrated gem which deserves more appreciation.

  • Kriti Vij as Aashna
  • Akashdeep Arora as Akash
  • Sukant Goel as Balan
  • Daljeet Singh Gujral as Rohan
  • Govind Menon as Veer

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 27 Sept 2017

IMDb Rating: 6.7

23. Love Shots

Love Shots was released on 8 Mar 2016 on Y Films. This is a 6 episode series. Each episode is a short story about a different couple. The series traces love in an unconventional way, across all ages and professions.

The viewer will get a sense of how love changes (or doesn’t change) over time, and how it manifests differently in different people’s lives.

  • Tahir Raj Bhasin as Nikhil
  • Nimrat Kaur as Archana
  • Farida Jalal as Mrs. Chowdhury
  • Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Mr. Chowdhury

Channel: Y Films

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 8 Mar 2016

IMDb Rating: 7.3

24. Alisha

Alisha released on the YouTube channel “Blush” on 4 Dec 2015. This is the story of Alisha, a fashion enthusiast who moves back from LA to Mumbai where she tries to make her place in the fashion industry in India. And the story of her extraordinary life begins to unfold.

  • Lianne Texeira as Alisha Luna a.k.a. Ally
  • Sarah Hashmi as Tania Rampal a.k.a. Tanny
  • Pranay Pachauri as Nishant
  • Samvedna Suwalka as Pooja Vohra

Channel: Blush

No. of Seasons: 1

Release Date: 4 Dec 2015

IMDb Rating: 7.5

25. Firsts

Dice Media’s Firsts has 7 seasons. The first season released on 28 Jan 2020. This is a mini-series where the average length of each episode is 4 mins.

First love is something that rarely ever leaves you. The first instalment of this offering by Dice Media is an exploration of that concept.

  • Apoorva Arora as Apoorva
  • Kriti Vij as Tanya
  • Rohan Shah as Rohan
  • Pranay Manchanda as Aman

Channel: Dice Media

No. of Seasons: 7

Release Date: 29 Jan 2020

IMDb Rating: 8.3

So, what are you waiting for? Go grab a bowl of popcorn and settle in for a free screening of the web series on YouTube.

YouTube Web Series List (Updated 2022)

Here are other popular web series that you can watch on YouTube.

Web SeriesChannel NameWatch Link
Ladies RoomY FilmsWatch on YouTube
Happily Every AfterThe Zoom StudiosWatch on YouTube
The ReunionThe Zoom StudiosWatch on YouTube
The Better HalfShitty Ideas TrendingWatch on YouTube
Maid in HeavenShitty Ideas TrendingWatch on YouTube
Mr. & Mrs.GirliyapaWatch on YouTube
What's Your StatusCheers!Watch on YouTube
Cheers - Friends. Reunion. GoaCheers!Watch on YouTube
Black CoffeeBeyond OriginalsWatch on YouTube
Love MarriageAlright!Watch on YouTube
Date With SeniorAlright!Watch on YouTube
Couple GoalsAlright!Watch on YouTube
RoomiesAlright!Watch on YouTube

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which webseries are available on YouTube?

These web series are available on Youtube:

  • What the Folks
  • TVF Aspirants
  • Kota Fcatory
  • Operation MBBS
  • Please Find Attached
  • Little Things
  • Cubicles
  • Bang Baaja Baaraat  
  • Engineering Girls
  •  TVF Bachelors

2. Which is the No 1 web series?

According to IMDb rating the most popular web series so far in 2022 are: Rocket Boys: 8.9, Panchayat: 8.9, Mai: 7.2.

3. Which is the most watched Hindi web series?

The most watched Hindi web series so far in 2022 are:

  • Rocket Boys
  • Panchayat
  • Mai
  • The Great Indian Murder
  • Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankhein
  • Campus Diaries
  • Ashram 3
  • Human
  • Modern Love Mumbai

4. Is webseries available in YouTube?

Numerous web series is available on YouTube. Before the OTT platforms came to India, people relied on YouTube for entertainment. The platform hosts some of the best Hindi web series. Web series like Aspirants, TVF Bachelors, Operation MBBS, PLaese Find Attached, Kota Factory, What The Folks, Little Things, Cubicles, Engineering Girls etc are available on YouTube.

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Avikaa the editor at Statusbuzz.in, She loves to travel and most of the time she is watching anime. Other than this, she also writes about fashion & beauty. She is also an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. Originally from Delhi, Avikaa also has a degree in Marketing and has worked in agency. For feedback and questions, please email [email protected]


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