While 2020 has been a year to forget for most of us, it has also given us some unforgettable moments. Since the announcement of the lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic in March, most of the people had to sit back in their home, with a lot of time to spend. This was the time when there was a huge surge in the number of people adapting to the OTT platforms to check on the recent web series, and thus came to the forefront some of the marvels of the internet that left people begging for more. In the following lines, we will have a look at a few of the best web series of 2020.
Probably the darkest of all the web series released in 2020, Paatal Lok is based on the innuendoes of the Indian judiciary system and its loopholes and how the powerful people of the country use it to their benefits. Jaydeep Ahlawat plays the main protagonist and is backed by brilliant performances from Abhishek Banerjee, Gul Panag, Swastika Mukherjee and Rajesh Sharma.
Based on the book “The Scam: Who Won, who Lost, who Got Away” by Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu, this web series is about the 1992 scam by Gujarati businessman Harshad Mehta that took the country by storm. While Pratik Gandhi and Shreya Dhanwantary do outstanding jobs as Harshad Mehta and Sucheta Dalal in the series, stalwarts like Rajat Kapoor and Anant Mahadevan play their roles to perfection. All in all, this wholesome and power-packed web series is a must-watch.
Sushmita Sen made a stunning return to acting with her brilliant portrayal of the leading lady in this web series, which is about a power struggle in the world of drug mafia. She indeed did a fabulous job and certainly raised the bar for Indian web series.
Created by the mercurial director Neeraj Pandey, this is a series which will take your breath away with its intense trajectory of mystery and betrayal spun around India’s heroes of espionage. Kay Kay Menon was as flawless as always in the role of Himmat Singh and makes it a show worth watching.
The second instalment of the legendary Mirzapur series came out recently and it took the audience by awe. Power-packed performances from Pankaj Tripathy, Ali Fazal, Dibyendu Sharma, Shweta Tripathy and Rasika Duggal set a new benchmark in the world of Indian web series. They make this story based on the power struggle between Kaleen Bhaiya and Guddu Bhaiya a must-watch for every web series lover.