Top 10 Web Series Of 2020: Scam 1992, Paatal Lok, Special Ops, Panchayat, Aarya & More
2020 has added fuel to the growth of OTT platforms in India. From crime thrillers and murder mysteries to light comedy and musical romance the web space has lodged a variety of genres this year.
Here is a list of the top 10 web series ordered according to the ratings that you don’t want to miss out on in 2020.
1. Scam 1992
SonyLIV’s Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story has become one of the best highlights of 2020 since its release in October. The series starring Pratik Gandhi revolves around India’s first major stock market scam. The captivating storyline along with spectacular acting has made the series one of the highest-rated shows in the entire world.
Panchayat revolves around the experience of a city boy played by Abhishek TRiphati who gets a low salary job in a remote village as a Panchayat Secretary. The comedy-drama premiered on Amazon prime has a simple storyline and goofy characters will instantly make a place in your heart.
3. Bandish Bandits
We should be grateful to bandish bandits to give us the most beautiful songs of the year. The music album is the perfect blend of classical fusion and is composed by the most iconic trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy. The romantic musical drama is a tale of 2 singers with completely different backgrounds going on a journey of self-discovery.
4. Special Ops
Through Special Ops, Neeraj Pandey has made a much-awaited entry in the webspace. The series has Kay Kay Menon as the character of a bonafide RAW agent who is on an expedition to unmask the mastermind behind terrorist attacks. The story is inspired by espionage missions undertaken by India in the last two decades
Asur is a fascinating combination of suspense, mythology, and murders of totally unrelated people. The story is set in the mysterious grounds of Varanasi in which Barun Sobti and Arshad Varsai’s characters are trying to find a brutal serial killer. The series is available on Voot.
This gripping murder mystery is stolen by the remarkable performance of Sushmita sen. This Hotstar specials drama series is based Dutch drama series Penoza. The series kept the audience glued to their seats from the very first episode. Director Ram Madhvani announced that Aarya would be returning for season 2.
7. The gone game
What makes the gone game unique is its usage of technology in the form of zoom calls and text messages. The series which is streamed on Voot is inspired by the lockdown which was imposed as a result of COVID 19.
8. Patal Lok
This crime thriller Amazon original is loosely based on Tarun Tejalpal’s novel, The Story of My Assassins. The story taps the darker side of the past of four suspects in the assassination attempt of a renowned journalist. This diligently written script tries to shed light on the hy[ocracy of the media sparkled with a pinch of political awareness.
9. A Simple Murder
This Sony liv series is based on one of the most different but likable genres of cinematography- Dark comedy. A Simple Murder has tried to convey some serious content with a humorous perspective.
This crime thriller web series produced by eros now has Swara Bhaskar as the lead star cast. The series is based on human trafficking with a cliche good cop fighting against evil.