Check out list of top 20 Indian TV series (shows) you must watch

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If you are bored watching saas-bahu serials, repeated Hollywood series and other melodramatic show on TV, then it’s the time for the change and ditch the TV and switch the world of Indian web series. Indian youth-oriented with super-engaging and realistic content, Indian TV series are the next big thing in the entertainment industry.

Check out list of top 20 Indian TV series (shows) you must watch

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From the so many Indian TV series online I have picked top 20 TV series that everyone who is looking for good Indian content should watch. Here take a look.

1. Flames

  • Original Network: The Timeliners
  • IMDB Rating: 9.6 Star
  • Cast: Ritvik Sahore, Tanya Manik, Deepesh Sumitra, Jagdish, Shivam Kakar, Sunakshi Grover
  • Director: Apoorva Singh Karki
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, Comedy
Flames - Indian TV Series

Flames is the story of a romance between class topper Rajat who falls for the new girl in the tuition Ishita. These web series take you to the time when everything seemed innocent. The rosy teenage days when finding love and topping exams were the only aims of life. A story of teenage love, Friendship, and Drama that will you take you to your school time.

2. College Romance

  • Original Network: The Timeliners
  • IMDB Rating: 9.7 Star
  • Cast: Manjot Singh, Apoorva Arora, Keshav Sadha, Hira Ashar, Gagan Arora, Shreya Mehta
  • Director: Simarpreet Singh
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
College Romance - Indian TV Shows

College Romance is a story of three best friends, Karan, Trippy, and Naira; who fall in love. Here a beautiful combination of college friendship and love can be experienced.

The beautiful experience of college life such as love at first sight and college pool parties to road trips with their buddies, this show unfolds beautiful experience of college life with various aspect of college life.

3. Yeh Meri Family

  • Original Network: The Viral Fever
  • IMDB Rating: 9.5 Star
  • Cast: Vishesh Bansal, Mona Singh, Akarsh Khurana, Ahan Nirban, Ruhi Khan, Prasad Reddy, Revathi Pillai
  • Director: Sameer Saxena
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Yeh Meri Family - Best Indian TV Series

Yeh Meri Family is a story told from the point of view of 12-year-old boy Harshu and about his family and the various ups and downs experienced by them in their day to day lives. The story set in Jaipur, Rajasthan in the year 1998. The most beautiful thing about this show is its story based in the 90s so we can experience our childhood again while watching. I must admire music in this show Vaibhav Bandhoo gave beautiful music. So this is the perfect combination of 90s childhood and music with great story.

4. TVF Pitchers

  • Original Network: The Viral Fever
  • IMDB Rating: 9.2 Star
  • Cast: Neveen Kasturia, Arunab Kumar Jitendra Kumar, Abhay Mahajan
  • Director: Amit Golani
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
TVF Pitchers - Best Indian TV shows

TVF Pitchers is about Four friends, Naveen, Jitu, Yogi and Mandal, who pitch their idea by day and sit over a Pitcher of beer by night. Who enters the business world by launching their own startup company to pursue their own startup venture.

5. Bose: Dead/Alive

  • Original Network: ALT Balaji
  • IMDB Rating: 9.1 Star
  • Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Naveen Kasturia, Edward Sonnenblick, Anna Ador, Alexx O'Nell
  • Director: Pulkit
  • Genre: Historical Period Drama
Bose: Dead/Alive - Best Indian dramas

Bose: Dead/Alive is the story of India's biggest cover-up: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and the mystery of his alleged death. Bose is beautifully created and with good music and with brilliant Rajkumarrao's acting that makes it must watch.

6. Sacred Games

  • Original Network: Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.9 Star
  • Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Neeraj Kabi, Jitendra Joshi, Shalini Vatsa, Kubbra Sait, Jatin Sarna
  • Director: Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane
  • Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action, Drama
Sacred Games - Indian serials list

A link in their past leads an honest cop Sartaj Singh to a fugitive gang boss Ganesh Gaitonde, whose cryptic warning spurs the officer on a quest to save Mumbai from Cataclysm.

Sacred Games have beautifully shown gangster-police story and best dialogue with great actors like Nawaz, Radhika Apte, Neeraj Kabi, Saif Ali Khan with a great story from novel Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra.

7. TVF Tripling

  • Original Network: The Viral Fever
  • IMDB Rating: 8.7 Star
  • Cast: Sumeet Vyas, Maanvi Gagroo, Amol Parashar
  • Director: Rajesh Krishnan
  • Genre: Drama, Family
TVF Tripling - List of Indian TV shows

TVF Tripling is a story of three siblings, loaded with the emotions with a unique and enduring relationship. Three siblings plan a road trip together, Chandan, Chanchal, Chitvan, Together they start a hilarious journey, to find themselves and their relations.

TVF's story creation with Vaibhav Bandhoo music and Sumit Vyas, Amol Parashar, Maanvi Gagroo's acting makes it must watch.

8. Breathe

  • Original Network: Amazon Prime
  • IMDB Rating: 8.5 Star
  • Cast: R. Madhavan, Amit Sadh, Sapna Pabbi, Shri Swara, Atharva Vishwakarma
  • Director: Mayank Sharma
  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Breathe - Top Indian TV series

Breathe explore the lives of ordinary men faced with extraordinary situations. How far will you go to protect the one you love, two desperate men, engage in cat and mouse game to save the one they love.

R. Madhavan and Amit Sadh did great work in the show with the beautiful storyline this is one of the great series in India.

9. Permanent Roommates

  • Original Network: The viral Fever
  • IMDB Rating: 8.6 Star
  • Cast: Sumeet Vyas, Nidhi Singh, Deepak Kumar Mishra, Shishir Sharma, Sheeba Chaddha, Darshan Jarivala, Asrani
  • Director: Sameer Saxena, Deepak kumar Mishra, Biswapati Sarkar
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
Permanent Roommates - Top Indian TV shows

Permanent Roommates follow the story of Tanya and Mikesh, her long-distance boyfriend who returns to India to surprise Tanya and ask her to marry him.

A simple but beautiful story this is must watch the show if you loved someone in your life.

10. Mirzapur

  • Original Network: Amazon Prime
  • IMDB Rating: 8.6 Star
  • Cast: Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Divyendu Sharma, Shweta Tripathi, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Rasika Dugal, Harshita Gaur, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
  • Director: Gurmeet Singh, Karan Anshuman, Mihir Desai
  • Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Mirzapur - Indian TV series list

Kaleen Bhaiya is millionaire carpet exporter and the mafia don of Mirzapur. His son Munna, is power hungry heir who will do anything to inherit his father's legacy. An Incident forces him to cross path with two brothers Guddu and Bablu. It is a game of ambition, power, and greed that threatens the fabric of this lawless city.

11. TVF Bachelors

  • Original Network: The Viral Fever
  • IMDB Rating: 8.5 Star
  • Cast: Bhuvan Bam, Jasmit Singh, Shivankit Singh Parihar, Gopal Dutt, Badri Chavan, Jitendra Kumar
  • Director: Amrit Raj Gupta
  • Genre: Comedy
TVF Bachelors - Indian TV series

The TVF Bachelors series revolves around four bachelor flatmates who in every episode will deal with bachelor related problem. All episode are based on bachelor issue told according to movie story. Really good comedy series by TVF.

12. Laakhon Mein Ek

  • Original Network: Amazon Prime
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4 Star
  • Cast: Ritvik Sahore, Alam Khan, jay Thakkar, Raju Akki, Raunak Bagre, Rahul Dey, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Saurav Mehta
  • Director: Abhishek Sengupta
  • Genre: Drama
Laakhon Mein Ek - Indian TV shows

In Laakhon Mein Ek, Akash is planning on making mimicry videos and studies commerce but his father wants him to be an engineer, he sends him to an IIT coaching institute away from Raipur where Akash discover their whole new world.

Created by Biswa Kalyan Rath this is a really good story to watch.

13. What the Folks

  • Original Network: Dice media
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4 Star
  • Cast: Veer Rajwant Singh, Eisha Chopra, Dhruv Sehgal, Deepika Amin, Anula Navlekar, Renuka Shahane, Shishir Sharma, Vipin Sharma, Kriti Vij
  • Director: Ruchir Arun, Omar Iyer, Sumit Arora
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
What the Folks - Best Indian TV series

What the Folks is a journey of how a family breaks stereotypes, overcoming generation gaps, and growing to love one another, despite having starkly different worldviews. What happens when a man has to move with his in-laws? The reverse of saas-bahu serial.

14. Little Things

  • Original Network: Filter Copy & Netflix
  • IMDB Rating: 8.3 Star
  • Cast: Mithila Palkar, Dhruv Sehgal
  • Director: Ajay Bhuyan
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
Little Things - Best Indian TV shows

Little Things is a web-series about the little moments experienced by a couple in their everyday regular life. A cohabitating couple navigates the ups and downs of work, modern-day relationship and finding themselves in contemporary Mumbai.

This is a story that is for every couple to watch you can watch it with your partner you will relate it to your own life so, beautiful story and Mithila and Dhruv's cuteness and acting makes it must watch.

15. Inside Edge

  • Original Network: Amazon Prime
  • IMDB Rating: 8.2 Star
  • Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chaddha, Angad Bedi, Tanuj Virwani
  • Director: Karan Anshuman, Gurmeet Singh
  • Genre: Drama, Sports
Inside Edge - Best Indian dramas

Indian Cricket themed series which has been nominated for Drama category at 46th Emmy awards. It is bold to take on the Cricketing world – The side stories of cricketers and their wild rivalry, the sleaze of the betting world and its link to the Underworld, Drugs, Women. Inside Edge series has made an attempt to show it all.

16. Bang Baaja Baaraat

  • Original Network: Y-Films
  • IMDB Rating: 8.1 Star
  • Cast: Ali Fazal, Angira Dhar, Rajit Kapoor, Shenaaz Patel, Gajraj Rao, Ayesha Raza
  • Director: Anand Tiwari
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
Bang Baaja Baaraat - Indian serials list

Two people fall in love and decide to get married, but with their parent's blessings. Some days before the wedding they introduce each other to their respective parents and all fun begins.

Bang Baaja Baaraat is a superb story of a couple getting married and issues they have to face. That makes it funny and entertaining.

17. Life Sahi Hai

  • Original Network: Zee5
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9 Star
  • Cast: Tarun Jain, Suhail Nayyar, Sidhhant Chaturvedi, Abhishek Saha, Vaihav Raj Gupta, Namya Saxena
  • Director: The Lazy Three, Umesh Ghadge, Amit Kaur
  • Genre: Comedy
Life Sahi Hai - List of Indian TV shows

Life Sahi Hai revolves around the lives four guys who have moved to Delhi to live independently while dealing with boss, Girlfriend and with each other, they end up in such different situations, what for us are hilarious situations all the time.

Makers of Pyar Ka Panchnama movie Luv Ranjan made it this series and this is so entertaining and funny to watch.

18. Girl in the City

  • Original Network: Bindass
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9 Star
  • Cast: Mithila Palkar, Rajat Barmecha
  • Director: Samar Shaikh
  • Genre: Drama
Girl in the City - Top Indian TV series

Girl in the City is about a young girl who comes to Mumbai to live her dreams and aims at her aspirations. It is about her journey in the big city.

A combination of love, friendship, ambition makes it must watch a show for youngsters.

19. Baked

  • Original Network: Scoop Woop
  • IMDB Rating: 7.6 Star
  • Cast: Pranay Manchanda, Manik Paoneja, Shantanu Anam, Kriti Vij, Maheed Singh, Ashish Dha
  • Director: Vishwajoy Mukherjee
  • Genre: Comedy
Baked - Top Indian TV shows

Baked is about misadventures of three flatmates who decide to start midnight food delivery service.

It's a funny, entertaining story of three friends and their adventure.

20. Official Chukyagiri

  • Original Network: Arre
  • IMDB Rating: 7.2 Star
  • Cast: Sunny Kaushal, Mithila Palkar, Aahana Kumra, Gopal Dutt, Anand Tiwari
  • Director: Sizil Srivastava
  • Genre: Drama
Official Chukyagiri - Indian TV series list

Official Chukyagiri is about an Intern and corporate world from his eyes. Spandan Chukys, who has just started an internship at MNC. He is excited about his work but life didn't seem easy when he realized what he has to go through.

Beautiful soundtrack Mera Safar with great actors and story makes it must watch.

List of top 20 Indian TV series

Position Series Name
1. Flames
2. College Romance
3. Yeh Meri Family
4. TVF Pitchers
5. Bose: Dead/Alive
6. Sacred Games
7. TVF Tripling
8. Breathe
9. Permanent Roommates
10. Mirzapur
11. TVF Bachelors
12. Laakhon Mein Ek
13. What the Folks
14. Little Things
15. Inside Edge
16. Bang Baaja Baaraat
17. Life Sahi Hai
18. Girl in the City
19. Baked
20. Official Chukyagiri

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Authored By Dr. Hardik Desai
Dr. Hardik Desai - B.A.M.S. and Blogger

Hi, I am Hardik Desai right now I am living in Vadodara. I am a student at Government Ayurved College, Vadodara studying BAMS. I like to watch movies and shows and hang out with my friends. I like to read great books, Traveling to different places and long bike rides.

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