When Coronavirus hit the world badly in 2020, nearly every sector
suffered adverse effects. Among the sectors that took a hit was films and entertainment. Movie theatres all over the globe were shut down. Since the lockdown imposed tight restrictions, much of the theatre-going
audiences shifted to OTT platforms, which resulted in a boom for the up-
and-coming platform. There are a list of web-shows that were released in 2020, Paatal Lok, Panchayat, Bandish Bandits, Breathe into the shadows, Undekhi, Special ops etc. So, there are a lot of upcoming Indian web-series of 2021


Tandav (earlier titled as DILLI) is a political thriller whose story is revolving around India’s capital city New Delhi. Tandav takes us inside the dark and chaotic world of politics. Ali Abbas Zafar, of Tiger Zinda Hai and Bharat fame created the show.

Saif Ali Khan stars in a never seen before avatar as Samar Pratap Singh. His character is a cunning and clever politician. We can expect a marvellous villainous portrayal by Saif Ali Khan as he did in Tanhaji as Udhaybhan Singh Rathore.

The Family Man Season 2

After releasing the trending teaser of the upcoming sequel of the action-packed show, The Family Man, Amazon is all set to release Manoj Bajpayee’s web-series early this year. The show introduces the south Indian star Samantha Akkineni.

The Family Man’s last season was thrilling & its sequel is one of the most anticipated upcoming Indian web-series of 2021. The only question that arises after the first season is that, Is Moosa really dead? Let’s find out that on 12th February 2021 on Amazon Prime.

Broken but Beautiful Season 3

After the first two amazing seasons of Broken but beautiful starring Vikrant Massey and Harleen Sethi. The Story of Broken but beautiful continues to take a forward leap for the fans to show us a new beautiful love story between Agastya and Rumi. The lead stars of the show are Siddhart Shukla and Sonia Rathee. The show will premier on ALT BALAJI. The release date is not announced as of yet as it is in the filming process. The show might release later this year. 

Paatal Lok Season 2 – Upcoming Indian Web-Series 2021

Paatal Lok is one of the best web-series that premiered last year on Amazon Prime. The show starred Jaideep Ahlawat as a Delhi cop Haathiram Chaudhary and this portrayal helped him grab his first Filmfare Best actor award. Audiences and critics praised his portrayal a lot.

As the Story wrapped up of Paatal Lok’s Last season the fans are eagerly waiting for Amazon for making an announcement for the sequel of stirring show Paatal Lok. This was Anushka Sharma’s first produced show under the banner Clean Slate Filmz. This is one of the most anticipated upcoming shows Indian web-series of 2021. Everyone is waiting eagerly to see Jaideep Ahlawat don the cop cap as Hathiram Chaudhary once again.

Panchayat Season 2

Panchayat is a comedy-drama set in the backdrop of a remote village Phulera, where a city boy trying to crack his MBA CAT exam gets a low salary job as Panchayat secretary. The first season of Amazon Prime and The Viral Fever web-series was a huge hit. It has won numerous awards and has got a big fan base since it was premiered on Amazon Prime last year. As the show left off with the last season it is a definite possibility that the second season might premiere later in 2021.

Breathe into the shadows Season 2

After Abhishek Bachchan’s big OTT debut on Amazon Prime’s dramatic and gripping tale Breathe into the shadows, sequel to R Madhavan’s Breathe, everyone was fascinated and impressed with Junior Bachchan’s performance as Avinash Sabharwal.

Amit Sadh also gave an amazing performance as Inspector Kabir Sawant. The way they left off the series as Abhishek having a multiple personality disorder and also the kidnapper of his daughter being the villain no one expected to be, everyone is waiting for the second season of Breathe into the shadows and this show’s popularity among the audience makes it one of the most anticipated upcoming Indian web-series of 2021.

Only the makers know where the series will take us next, until then, one thing we can wait is for the announcement of the second season’s release date which might be around the holiday season.

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Today, the OTT industry has got a very big fan, thanks to the variety of content it is releasing and the topics it covers which were earlier considered as Taboo. Because of this, a lot of movies have taken to online platform lately rather than a theatrical release as audiences are preferring watching movies and web-series from the comfort of their homes. The upcoming Indian web-series 2021 list gets more and more exciting as more web-shows are getting announced with popular and A-list actors. We as audiences are getting a tsunami of great content and ohh-god, are we ready? Hell yeah, we are!

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