Exploring the Best of the Best: 2023's Hindi Web Series - Zee5 (2024)

Several outstanding Hindi web programmes that made a long-lasting impression on viewers emerged in 2023, ranging from suspenseful thrillers to appealing dramas and everything in between. We dive into the subtleties of storyline, character development, and production quality that distinguish these series from the others as we set out on this quest to discover the best of the best.

Come celebrate the talent, creativity, and originality that are redefining the digital entertainment scene in India as we highlight the top-rated Hindi web series of 2023. This carefully chosen list promises to have something for everyone, whether you’re an experienced binge-watcher or looking for your next passion worth bingeing on, making sure your viewing experience is nothing short of amazing.

Sr. NoSeries NameIMDB Rating
1Rocket Boys8.9
2Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side8.5
5Taaza Khabar8.1
6Saas, Bahu aur Flamingo7.7
7The Night Manager7.6
9Rana Naidu7.0
10Taj: Divided By Blood6.9

Rocket Boys

Director – Abhay Pannu

Starring – Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, and Regina Cassandra

Rocket Boys is an Indian Hindi-language biographical streaming television series. The Series is based on the lives of Homi J. Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai. It is directed by Abhay Pannu and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur with Monisha Advani, and Madhu Bhojwani under the banners Roy Kapur Films and Emmay Entertainment, respectively. The series stars Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh along with Regina Cassandra.

Asur: Welcome to your Dark Side

Director – Oni Sen

Starring – Arshad Warsi, Anupriya Goenka and Barun Sobti

Asur is an Indian Hindi-language psychological crime thriller streaming television series. The series is about a team of forensic experts who must catch a serial killer who considers himself as the incarnation of the asura Kali. Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti star, alongside Anupriya Goenka, Riddhi Dogra, and Amey Wagh. Sharib Hashmi had a starring role in the first season, while Meiyang Chang and Abhishek Chauhan joined the main cast.


Director – Raj & DK

Starring – Shahid Kapoor, Vijay Sethupathi and Kay Kay Menon

Farzi is an Indian Hindi-language black comedy crime thriller television series created, produced, and directed by Raj & DK, who also co-wrote the series with Sita Menon and Suman Kumar. It stars Shahid Kapoor, Vijay Sethupathi, Kay Kay Menon, Raashii Khanna and Bhuvan Arora, and tells the story of a disillusioned artist who decides to make counterfeit money. The series shares continuity with Raj & DK’s spy series The Family Man.


Director – Vikramaditya Motwane

Starring – Aparshakti Khurana, Wamiqa Gabbi and Aditi Rao Hyadri

Jubilee is an Indian Hindi-language period drama television series. The series is created and directed by Vikramaditya Motwane Produced by Andolan Films, Phantom Studios and Reliance Entertainment. This series stars Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aparshakti Khurana, Sidhant Gupta, Aditi Rao Hydari, Wamiqa Gabbi and Ram Kapoor.

Taaza Khabar

Director – Himank Gaur

Starring – Bhuvan Bam, Shriya Pilgaonkar, and Shilpa Shukla

Taaza Khabar is an Indian fantasy comedy thriller miniseries written by Abbas Dalal and Hussain Dalal; directed by Himank Gaur. It stars Bhuvan Bam, Shriya Pilgaonkar, J. D. Chakravarthy, Deven Bhojani, Prathamesh Parab, Nitya Mathur, and Shilpa Shukla. The web series is OTT debut of Youtuber Bhuvan Bam.

Saas, Bahu aur Flamingo

Director – Homi Adajania

Starring – Dimple Kapadia, Radhika Madan, and Isha Talwar

Saas, Bahu Aur Flamingo is an Indian Hindi-language crime drama streaming television series created and directed by Homi Adajania. Produced by Dinesh Vijan under Maddock Films, it stars Dimple Kapadia, Radhika Madan, Isha Talwar, Angira Dhar, Deepak Dobriyal, Monica Dogra and Naseeruddin Shah with an ensemble cast.

The Night Manager

Director – Priyanka Ghose and Sandeep Modi

Starring – Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sobhita Dhulipala

The Night Manager is a Hindi-language crime thriller television series created by Sandeep Modi, which serves as a remake of the British television series The Night Manager (2016) based on the John Le Carre’s novel of the same name. It stars Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sobhita Dhulipala, with Tillotama Shome, Ravi Behl, Saswata Chatterjee in supporting roles.


Director – Reema Kagti and Ruchika Oberoi

Starring – Sonakshi Sinha, Gulshan Devaiah and Vijay Varma

Dahaad is a Hindi-language police procedural crime thriller web series created by Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar, directed by Reema Kagti and Ruchika Oberoi, and starring Sonakshi Sinha, Gulshan Devaiah, Vijay Varma, and Sohum Shah. Inspired by Mohan Kumar, also known as Cyanide Mohan, a serial killer who preyed on women looking for marriage.

Rana Naidu

Director – Suparn Verma, Karan Anshuman

Starring – Rana Daggubati, Daggubati Venkatesh and Surveen Chawla

Rana Naidu is a 2023 Indian Hindi language action crime drama streaming television series created and directed by Karan Anshuman and Suparn Verma. Produced by Sunder Aaron under the banner Locomotive Global Inc., it is the official adaptation of the 2013 crime TV series, Ray Donovan. It stars Venkatesh Daggubati, Rana Daggubati, Suchitra Pillai, Gaurav Chopra and Surveen Chawla in lead roles.

Taj: Divided by Blood

Director – Ron Scalpello and Vibhu Puri

Starring – Naseeruddin Shah, Aashim Gulati and Aditi Rao Hydari

Taj: Divided by Blood is an Indian period drama streaming television series produced by Contiloe Pictures for ZEE5. The series stars Dharmendra, Naseeruddin Shah, Rahul Bose, Aditi Rao Hydari, Zarina Wahab, Sandhya Mridul, Aashim Gulati and Taaha Shah in primary roles. It is produced by Abhimanyu Singh, Roopali Singh and William Borthwick.

These highly acclaimed Hindi web series serve as monuments to the power of narrative and the limitless creativity of Indian content makers as we bid farewell to the incredible year that was 2023. One thing is certain as we excitedly look forward to what the world of digital entertainment offers in store: the standard has been raised, and the trip ahead promises even greater experiences, feelings, and stories just waiting to be discovered.

So, grab your popcorn, settle into your favourite spot on the couch, and let the magic of these top-rated Web series transport you to worlds beyond imagination. After all, in the ever-evolving landscape of digital content, the next binge-worthy masterpiece may be just a click away. Happy viewing!

Exploring the Best of the Best: 2023's Hindi Web Series - Zee5 (2024)


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