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These 15 Hindi Web Series Releasing in 2021 Are Enough to Ditch the Movie Theatre for Laptops

The year 2020 was hit by OTT platforms as far as the audience has grown towards the OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Zee5, Alt Balaji, etc. Theatres were shutting down due to coronavirus pandemic still OTT platforms entertain the Indian audience. 

The OTT platforms took over much popularity even in B and C Towns. Many films that were meant for theatrical release, opted to premiere online on OTT platforms. 

Some of the best web Series like Paatal Lok, Mirzapur season 2, Asur, Special Ops, etc given the full doge of entertainment during the Covid19 pandemic.

Well, the pandemic is still going on and OTT platforms are ready to showcase their credibility again in 2021. Here are some upcoming Indian web series 2021 on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Zee5, ALT Balaji, TVF to look forward to:

1. The Family Man Season 2

The Manoj Bajpayee led show The Family Man Season 1 was a huge success. He played the role of Srikant Tiwari—a secret agent, who struggles to balance his professional and personal life, was a breath of fresh air. With the very first hit of this series, people were waiting for season 2 and makers finally confirmed that Srikant’s story will continue this year.

Release Date: 12 Feb 2021

Creators: Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK

Featuring: Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani, Samantha Akkineni (TBA/to be announced), Sharib Hashmi, Neeraj Madhav, Kishore Kumar, Gul Panag, Asif Basra (TBA)

2. Aapkey Kamre Mein Koi Rehta Hai

It’s an MX Player original’s a horror comedy. The four bachelors rented a flat in Mumbai which was built on the cemetery. The creepy incidents start happening with them.

Creator: Gaurav Sinha

Cast: Swara Bhaskar, Sumeet Vyas, Naveen Kasturia, Amol Parashar, Ashish Verma

Streaming on: MX Player

Release: Friday, January 22

3. ‘Broken but Beautiful’ Season 3

This Ekta Kapoor’s production, a romantic web series. The series is based on the lives of two people who were unlucky in love, are given a second chance to explore the bonding with each other. After featuring Vikrant Massey and Harleen Sethi in the lead of the first two seasons, the third season’s story shift to a new duo played by Sidharth Shukla and Sonia Rathee.

Release Date: Expected in Feb 2021

Creators: Santosh Singh, Harsh Dedhia

Featuring: Sidharth Shukla and Sonia Rathee as main leads

4. ‘Jeet Ki Zid’, Zee5

Amit Sadh is ready to show his talent, he will play a man in uniform once again in Zee5’s upcoming action thriller Jeet Ki Zid

Based on a true story, the series is an inspiring tale of a soldier whose never give up attitude helps him overcome tough challenges.

Release Date: 22nd January

Creators: Vishal Mangalorkar

Featuring: Amit Sadh, Amrita Puri, Sushant Singh, Ali Goni

5. Aarya season 2

Sushmita Sen’s OTT debut showing her as a successful businesswoman and a protective mother took the heart of millions. The crime thriller was named one of the best web series of 2020. After the success of season 1, director Ram Madhvani and Sushmita Sen confirmed a second season in an Instagram live session. They mentioned that the stakes will be higher for Aarya this time, and she will pay direly for her ever-growing ambitions.

Indian Web Series 2021

Release Date: Yet to be announced

Creators: Ram Madhvani

Featuring: Sushmita sen

6. ‘Code M’ Season 2

Jennifer Winget will show her talent again as Major Monica Mehra in season two of this military drama, the first season was indulged in controversy to showing the Indian army in a bad context. Let’s see if ALT Balaji can justify with Season2

Directors: Baljit Singh Chaddha, Akshay Choubey

Writers: Sulagna Chatterjee, Shubhra Chatterji, Aniruddha Guha, Aparna Nadig

Cast: Jennifer Winget, Rajat Kapoor, Tanuj Virwani

Streaming on: ALT Balaji and Zee5

Release: To be announced

7. Bang Baang, Zee 5

Faisal Sheikh(Tiktoker) and Ruhi Singh starrer this web series is creating a huge hype. it is an action thriller that revolves around a murder mystery. The series is full of action and stunt sequences that might give you a taste of thrills.

Release Date: 25th January

Creators: Abhishek Kapoor

Featuring: Faisal Shaikh, Ruhi Singh

8. ‘Mumbai Diaries 26/11’

As the title shows, this new Amazon original web series is scripted on the unfortunate 26/11 attacks of 2008. This web series aims to highlight the contribution of first responders who worked tirelessly to save lives during the attack.

Directors: Nikkhil Advani, Nikhil Gonsalves

Creator: Nikkhil Advani

Cast: Mohit Raina, Konkona Sen Sharma, Tina Dutta, Shreya Dhanwanthary

Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video

Release: March 2021

9. ‘LSD (Love Scandal And Doctors)’

ALT Balaji’s upcoming series is a scandalous drama set in a hospital.

Director: Saqib Pandor

Cast: Ishaan Anuradha Khanna, Ashmita Jaggi, Ayush Shrivastava

Streaming on: ALT Balaji and Zee5

Release: To be announced

10.  Never Have I Ever season 2

The series shows what it is like for an Indian teenager to grow up in Los Angeles. Devi Vishwakumar is the character around whom the whole story plotted. Devi Struggling with the loss of her father and the issues that accompany high school. The last season ended up when Devi’s mother decided to return to India, let see the show will return with more teenage drama and relatable situations.

Director: Mindy Kaling, Lang Fisher

Cast: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Richa Moorjani, Jaren Lewison, Darren Barnet, John McEnroe, Poorna Jagannathan

Streaming on: Netflix

Release: To be announced

11. The Legend of Hanuman

Disney+ Hotstar is coming up with an animated mythological series on the beginnings of Mahabali Hanuman.

Creators: Sharad Devarajan, Jeevan J Kang, Charuvi P Singhal

Cast: Sharad Kelkar

Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar

Release: Friday, January 29

12. ‘College Romance’ Season 2

Trippy, Naira, Karan, Bagga and Deepika return with fresh shenanigans in season two of this TVF show.

Directors: Simarpreet Singh, Apoorva Singh Karki

Writers: Kunal Aneja, Abhishek Srivastava, Sidhant Mago, Manan Madaan

Cast: Manjot Singh, Apoorva Arora, Keshav Sadhna, Gagan Arora, Shreya Mehta

Streaming on: SonyLIV and TVF Play

Release: To be announced

13. ‘Metro Park’ Season 2

Eros Now is gearing up for the second season of its endearing comedy about a Gujarati family residing in Metro Park in the United States.

Directors: Abi Varghese, Ajayan Venugopalan

Writers: Sagar Haveli, Ajayan Venugopalan

Cast: Ranvir Shorey, Purbi Joshi, Omi Vaidya, Pitobash Tripathy, Milind Soman, Gopal Datt

Streaming on: Eros Now

Release: To be announced

14. Zakir Khan’s New Shows

Amazon Prime will be releasing four shows by Zakir Khan this year. These include three comedy specials (including one called Tathastu) and the second season of his popular show show Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare. Here’s the announcement video.

Streaming on: Amazon Prime

Release: To be announced

15. ‘Gullak (Season 2), SonyLIV

It is an upcoming Hindi web series on TVF. After Kota Factory TVF have come up with a brilliant web series. Gullak is based on the everyday life of a typical middle-class family. Thee struggle, hardships, love, and difficulties of a middle-class family shown in the Season 1. Lets hope for some more Middle class drama in Season 2.

Date of Release: 15th January 2021

Directed by: Amrit Raj Gupta, Palash Vaswani

Cast: Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, Harsh Mayar