Sacred Games is the most popular web series in India, followed by Mirzapur and Scam 1992 – Top 50 Indian Web Series Of All Time
IMDb (www.imdb.com), the world’s most popular and authoritative source for information on movies, TV shows, and celebrities, today announced the top 50 all-time most popular Indian web series, based on the page views of IMDb users in India. Sacred Games is the most popular web series in India, followed by Mirzapur and Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, as determined by the page views of IMDb users in India.
“As the top two series on our list (Sacred Games, Mirzapur) celebrate their five-year anniversaries, we’re excited to help chart the short but impactful history of web series in India,” said Yaminie Patodia, head of IMDb India.
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“Web series in India have evolved rapidly with the rise of streaming options, and entertainment fans have greater access to diverse genres and talent as a result. With this list, we aspire to help fans all over the world discover and watch iconic Indian web series and we’ll continue to help fans find the best content available through IMDb Watchlists, Ratings, and streaming guides.”
Vikramaditya Motwane, showrunner and co-director of Sacred Games, said, “I’m absolutely honored and delighted by the fact that Sacred Games has been ranked at No. 1 by IMDb users. A huge thanks to all the amazing people who’ve loved the show and, as always, an even bigger thanks and congratulations to the incredible cast and crew.”
IMDb top 50 all-time most popular Indian web series*
- Sacred Games
- Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story
- The Family Man
- Criminal Justice
- Kota Factory
- Paatal Lok
- Special OPS
- Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side
- College Romance
- Inside Edge
- TVF Pitchers
- Rocket Boys
- Delhi Crime
- Campus Diaries
- Broken But Beautiful
- Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega
- Taaza Khabar
- Hostel Daze
- Bandish Bandits
- Made in Heaven
- Little Things
- The Night Manager
- Bicchoo Ka Khel
- Dahan: Raakan Ka Rahasya
- Rana Naidu
- NCR Days
- Mumbai Diaries 26/11
- Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare
- Yeh Meri Family
Additional information about the top 50 all-time most popular Indian web series:
The IMDb top 50 all-time most popular Indian web series list has representation from nine subscription-based platforms including Prime Video, Netflix, Sony LIV, Disney+ Hotstar, ZEE5, Voot, MX Player, JioCinema, and ALTT.
The five highest-rated series on the list are Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story (9.3/10), Aspirants (9.2/10), Gullak (9.1/10), TVF Pitchers (9.1/10), and NCR Days (9.1/10).
Crime drama is the most popular genre represented on the list, occupying 30 out of 50 slots, including the top four positions —Sacred Games, Mirzapur, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, and The Family Man.
Pankaj Tripathi played prominent roles in three out of the top 10 web series on the list — Sacred Games, Mirzapur, and Criminal Justice.
Inside Edge (No. 19) is one of the first web originals to be made available through a paid subscription service in India in 2017.
Four shows released in 2023—Farzi, Taaza Khabar, The Night Manager, and Rana Naidu—made the most popular list.
*Rankings determined by the page views of IMDb customers in India between January 1, 2018 to May 10, 2023. IMDb customers can add these and millions of other movies and web series to their IMDb Watchlist.