IMDb releases its top out all popular movies, web series, actors and other categories every year in the month of December. The year 2022 is yet to end and few movie and web series are scheduled for Christmas week but IMDb has delivered its popular list.
Here’s the list of Indian Web Series, which are most popular in IMDb’s list of 2022, undoubtedly every OTT viewer is familiar to these titles. Sequels including Panchayat Season 2 and Delhi Crime 2, Apaharan 2 won again.
IMDb Rating: 8.9/10
Platform: Amazon Prime Video
Director: Deepak Kumar Mishra
Actor Jitendra Kumar starrer comedy drama series tops the chart of IMDb’s most popular Indian web series in 2022. Created by The Viral Fever (TVF), the series captures the journey of an engineering graduate, who joins as a Panchayat secretary in a remote village, Fulera, of Uttar Pradesh.
The first season of the series premiered on April 3, 2020, on Amazon Prime, and following its success, the second season came up almost 2 years later, on April 3, on the platform. It has also been renewed for a third season. Apart from Jitendra, it also stars Neena Gupta, Raghubir Yadav, Faisal Malik, and Chandan Roy in key roles.
2- Delhi Crime
IMDb Rating: 8.5/10
Director: Richie Mehta
The acclaimed series stars versatile actress Shefali Shah in the lead role as DCP Vartika Chatuvedi, with Rajesh Tailang, Radhika Duggal, and Adil Hussain onboard to play pivotal roles.
The first season, which was released on March 22, 2019, is set in the aftermath of 2012’s popular Nirbhaya Gang Rape case. Its first two episodes were also premiered at the 2019 Sundane Film Festival and bagged the award for Outstanding Drama Series at the International Emmy Awards held in September 2022. The second season premiered on August 26, 2022.
3- Rocket Boys
IMDb Rating: 8.9/10
Platform: Sony LIV
Director: Abhay Pannu
The biographical series based on the lives of India’s scientific geniuses, Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai, stars actors Jim Sarah and Ishwak Singh as these two legendary scientists, respectively.
The first season premiered on February 4, on Sony LIV, whereas the second season premiered after 6 months on August 15, 2022, on the 75th Independence Day of India. Both seasons received great responses with praise for performance, direction, writing, and other technical aspects.
IMDb Rating: 7.9/10
Director: Vipul Amrutlal Shah and Mozez Singh
The medical thriller is yet another web series for actress Shefali Shah that has been added to IMDb’s list of the most popular Indian web series for 2022.The series premiered on January 14, 2022, on Disney+ Hotstar.
It exposed the world of medical scams and their link with pharmaceutical companies, large private hospitals, and government officials, who exploit the poor in human trials for new drugs.
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10
Platform: ALT Balaji, Voot
Director: Sidharth Sengupta
Actor Arunoday Singh starrer crime comedy drams series Apharan is one of the most loved web shows by the audience, which is why it has made it to the list of IMDb’s most popular web series of the year.
The series is available for streaming on the ALT Balaji app and its associate website since its release date, which is December 14, 2018. It makes a comeback with its second season on March 18, 2022, on Voot.
IMDb Rating: 9.1/10
Platform: TVF Play, Sony LIV
Director: Amrit Raj Gupta and Palash Vasvani
Created by Shreyansh Pandey, the series is a family entertainer that revolves around the Mishra family, comprising a middle-aged married couple, Santosh and Shanti Mishra; and their two sons, Anand and Aman.
It features Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, and Harsh Mayar in the lead roles. The first season premiered on June 27, 2019 on TVF Play and Sony LIV, and the second season premiered on January 15, 2021 on Sony LIV. The show made a comeback with its third season on April 7, 2022, on the platform.
7- NCR Days
IMDb Rating: 9.1/10
Director: Ambrish Verma
The series depicts the life of a small town guy studying in a city that is completely opposite to his perspective and how the entire journey from a village to a city changes him. It stars Nikhil Vijay, Raghvika Kohli, Heer Kaur, Arun Kushwah, Ankit Bhardwaj, and director Verma, among others.
The series has a total of 5 episodes, which are available on the official YouTube channel of “The Timeliners.”
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
Director: B.P. Singh
Kunal Khemu starrer crime thriller series, Abhay is one of the most popular Indian series of the “crime” genre. The first season of the series, comprising eight episodes, was released on February 7, 2019 on Zee5.
It returned with a second season title, Abhay 2, featuring Ram Kapoor and Chunky Pandey as the main antagonists. The series made a comeback with its third season on April 8 this year. The series is titled after Kunal Khemu’s character, SP Abhay Pratap Singh.
9- Campus Diaries
IMDb Rating: 8.9/10
Platform: MX Player
Director: Prem Mistry and Abhishek Yadav
The coming-of-age drama series features popular YouTuber Harsh Beniwal, comedian Saloni Gaur, Abhinav Sharma, Salonie Patel, Ritvik Sahore, Saloni Khanna, and Srishti Ganguly Rindani in key roles. The series premiered on January 7, 2022, on MX Player.
It narrates the lives of six students from Excel University. The series has all those elements that generally feature in coming-of-age dramas, like a life filled with friends, budding romance, dating, friendship, and heartbreaks.
10- College Romance
IMDb Rating: 8.4/10
Platform: TVF Play, YouTube, SonyLIV
Director: Simranpreet Singh, Apoorv Singh Karki, and Parijat Josh
College Romance is another coming-of-age drama series that has made it to the list of IMDb’s most popular Indian webseries of 2022. The series follows three best friends looking for love, laughter, and some lifelong memories while attending college together.
It features Keshav Sadhna, Apoorva Arora, Manjot Singh, Gagan Arora, and Shreya Mehta in key roles. The first season of the series premiered on TVF Play and YouTube on August 7, 2018, whereas the second season aired through Sony LIV on January 29, 2021. It made a comeback on Sony LIV on September 16, 2022, with a third season.