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Top web series in 2020

Web series have gained special attention from audiences due to their engaging content and amazing star cast. We have listed the top web series in 2020 for you…

We are already through September with being indoors for the last six months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The multiplexes and single screens are closed since March, people are hooked to the OTT platforms. Web series have gained special attention from the audiences due to their engaging content and amazing star cast.

Among many, these web series have created a sensation among the audiences. Let’s check out the list now.

Top web series in 2020 (Hindi)


Aarya is an Indian crime drama web television series co-created by Ram Madhvani and Sandeep Modi supported by the Dutch drama series Penoza by Pieter Bart Korthuis for Disney+ Hotstar’s label Hotstar Specials starring Sushmita Sen in the titular role.

The show is produced by Endemol Shine India and Madhavani’s Ram Madhavani Films.The series is co-directed by Ram Madhvani, Sandeep Modi and Vinod Rawat which was released on June 19, 2020.

The series has 9 episodes of 50-60 minutes each.

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Paatal Lok

This Amazon Prime piece is one among the newest Hindi web series which stars Jaideep Ahlawat in the lead role. The story line is engaging throughout and has a stellar cast.

It is a crime thriller directed by Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy. The series was released on May 15, 2020.

It contains 9 episodes of 45-50 minutes each.

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Special Ops

This Disney + Hotstarhindi web series may be a plus for everybody. Neeraj Pandey presented this amazing web series in the lockdown. This starred ace actors like Kay Kay Menon, Karan Tacker, Vinay Pathak, Divya Dutta, Meher Vij among others who are loved by the audience. It was released on March 17, 2020.

It contains 8 episodes of 45-55 min each.


The Amazon Prime Video Indian web series stars Jitendra Kumar, Raghubir Yadav, Neena Gupta, and Biswapati Sarkar. The story depicts the struggling lifetime of a person who has just started his first government job.

Also read : Top 5 ZEE5 Web Series You Must Watch in 2020

Produced by The Viral Fever, the series chronicles the lifetime of engineering graduate who joins as a Panchayat secretary in a remote village Phulera of Uttar Pradesh thanks to lack of job options.

This was premiered on April 3, 2020. It has 8 episodes of 35-40 minutes each.


Voot special Asur had a nail-biting plot that combined the mythological fiction and thriller genres. It is directed by Oni Sen. Here, a killer on the loose is leaving his signature behind after every murder. These hints are specifically aimed towards an officer with whom he engages during a cat-and-mouse game.

Starring Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Anupriya Goenka and Ridhi Dogra Asur was quite binge-worthy.

Released on March 2, 2020, the series contains 8 episodes of 34-63 minute each.

Top Web series in 2020 (English)

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This Greg Daniels series on Amazon Prime Video is certainly the simplest thing that we’ve seen this year. Within the science-fiction comedy-drama, we are introduced to a dystopian concept where humans can ‘upload’ themselves during a virtual afterlife.

We follow Nathan, who remains living as per his living girlfriend’s rules albeit he’s dead. Upload was released on May 1, 2020, and consists of 10 episodes.

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Defending Jacob

This Apple TV+ series was a slow burner, but as the series moved on, it got seriously addictive. With Chris Evans in the lead role, Defending Jacob is the story of a family whose world turns the wrong way up after their teenage son is accused of murdering his classmate.

It consists of 8 episodes of 45-53 minutes each and was released on April 24, 2020.


This deeply moving Netflix mini-series follows a German girl living in New York who is trapped in an arranged marriage. She escapes her marriage and travels to Berlin, but even as she starts coming into her own, her past catches up together with her.

Shira Haas may be a revelation in Unorthodox. The series was released on March 26 and consists of 4 episodes of 52-54 minutes each.

Little Fires Everywhere

The Hulu series streams in India on Disney+ Hotstar. Starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere is a show on motherhood and therefore the struggles that accompany it.

Supported by the bestselling book by Celeste Ng, the show follows two mothers who are sometimes overwhelmed by the responsibilities that they need to satisfy. The secrets, the lies and everything that lies beneath their relationships with their children form the plot here.

It contains 8 episodes of 53- 66 minutes each. It was released on March 18, 2020.

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This Netflix drama surely deserved more attention than it received. The story of a Latin American family that’s trying to sustain within the restaurant business as they stay faithful to their roots was emotional and funny. The family is trying to chase their American Dream, but at an equivalent time, they choose to not abandoning of their roots.

It contains 10 episodes of 25-32 minutes each. The series was released on February 21, 2020.

Now that we have given you a host of fantastic web series to watch, what are you waiting for?

Dishi Singh
I am a content writer passionate about creation and innovation. I always look for opportunities where I can grow and learn. I've worked for Iniesta Webtech Pvt limited and Scriven Content solutions for content writing.


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