If you consider web series a fad, then let us tell you that they are here to stay for long. Unlike movies, web series explore various topics and also day-to-day subjects that are still untouched by Bollywood. Web series-watching population has grown rapidly and that's the reason popular Hindi films actors and production houses are venturing into this field. 2017 was really exciting for web series lovers and we can gaurantee that 2018 will be even much more fun. Here are some of the much-awaited web series of 2018 that will escalate your excitement.
Actor Irrfan Khan is set to star in an Amazon Original Series, The Ministry, which will be a political satire set in contemporary India’s corridors of power. The series, created by Gursimran Khamba of popular comedy group All India Bakchod (AIB), will premiere on Amazon Prime Video. Khan has previously starred in a series of videos for AIB.
Vikram Bhatt is all set to launch his own OTT platform and his web series titled Untouchables will be featured on this. Krishna Bhatt who has assisted her father in films like 1920, Mr X, Haunted and Dangerous Ishhq will debut as a director from his web series. Untouchable is a crime thriller courtroom-drama which revolves around a medical student who's an escort and lands in soup when his wealthy client is killed.
Sacred Games by Netflix is based on Vikram Chandra's 2006 thriller novel Sacred Games.The series will be produced in partnership with Phantom Films. All eight hour-long episodes are to be directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane, who are co-founders of Phantom Films. The series will star Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte in the lead.
Inside Edge season 2
Inside Edge season 1 featuring Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha, Angad Bedi, Tanuj Virwani, was the most-watched web series on Prime Video in India. The makers have confirmed that Inside Edge season 2 is on the way. Farhan who co-owns Excel Entertainment along with Ritesh Sidwani will produce the series. It is based on a fictional T20 cricket team, Mumbai Mavericks that plays in the Powerplay League
TVF Tripling 2
TVF Tripling was an Indian web series created by The Viral Fever. It traced the story of three siblings Chandan, Chanchal & Chitvan who start a hilarious journey, to find themselves and their relations. Sumeet Vyas had confirmed that season 2 is round the corner.
Starring R. Madhavan, Hrishikesh Joshi, Nina Kulkarni, Sapna Pabbi, Breathe is an Indian drama that will explore the lives of ordinary men facing extraordinary circumstances. Written and directed by Mayank Sharma, this happens to be Amazon's first trilingual venture. Breathe will release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
The Test Case
The Test Case is a 2017 Hindi web series, directed by Vinay Waikul and Nagesh Kukunoor. It stars Nimrat Kaur, Atul Kulkarni, Rahul Dev, Manit Joura and Akshay Oberoi in lead roles along with Juhi Chawla in a guest appearance. Only the first episode of the series has been available for streaming on the ALT Balaji App and its associated websites since the release date. Recently, the producer has announced that the shooting for the remaining 9 episodes has been completed and will be made available from 26 January 2018.
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