Amazon Prime has become one of the top streaming sites in India as well as in the world. Amazon has some of the best Indian shows in its library for its viewers. Almost every month there is a new show launched on the streaming platform. So, there is a plethora of interesting series to watch. From intense to light-hearted, you will find plenty of genres to watch for your different moods. But finding which ones you want to watch first can always be a daunting task. So, we have put together a list of the 14 Best Indian Series On Amazon Prime that is a must-watch. Read on to know about the Best Indian Series On Amazon Prime.
1 Malgudi Days
R.K. Narayanan’s collection of short stories set in the small town of Malgudi is about different faces of life. Created by R.K. Narayanan, his cartoonist brother R.K. Laxman, actor-director Shankar Nag, and producer T.S. Narasimhan, Malgudi Days is one of the highest-rated Indian shows on Amazon Prime.
2 Harmony with A R Rahman
Lead by the legendary A R Rahman, Harmony with A R Rahman featuring the `Mozart of Madras’ is a beautiful five-part mini-series exploring the depths of the music of India. He travels all across the great land to blend tradition with modern sounds offering the viewers a unique experience.
3 Hostel Daze
Portraying the hostel life of four engineering students, Hostel Daze is one of the best shows on Amazon Prime. Ankit, Chirag, Jaat, and Jhantoo brings out a fresh feeling to this show with their friendship and journey through the hostel life. The show was shot in the Institute of Technology (SIT), Pune and will definitely bring back some memories for its viewers.
4 The Family Man
The Family Man is about Srikant Tiwari, a middle-class man and also a special officer in the NIA (National Intelligence Agency). The show follows as Srikant tries to balance his private and work life and the daily life problems of a regular Indian family. The story runs around the mission Zulfikar, a mission planned by a group of terrorists and how the leads will find the criminals. The Family Man is one of the best series to watch on Amazon right now.
5 Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi
Created by director Kundan Shah and satirist Sharad Joshi, Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi is a sitcom that focuses on an Indian middle-class family. The hilarious show pokes fun of a poker-faced husband, his vivacious office-going wife, and her unmarried brother. The actors did a splendid job bringing out the chemistry amongst them.
Mirzapur is one of the most entertaining Indian original series to date. Starring Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, and Vikrant Massey, Mirzapur is a great crime thriller to binge-watch. The show follows Akhandanand Tripathi, a businessman and the mafia boss of Mirzapur and his son Munna and two brothers, Guddu and Bablu, sons of a faithful lawyer.
Breathe is a thriller, a story of love and desperation. It’s about how far a father will go to save his son. The protagonist, Danny finds out that his son Josh is terminal and in need of a transplant and is desperately seeking for an organ donor. He then plans to get Josh’s name on top of the organ donor list. Breathe is fast-paced and thrilling and R Madhavan does an impressive job to keep you hooked.
8 Made in Heaven
One of the best Indian dramas to watch on Prime is Made in Heaven. The nine-part series created by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti shows how the Indian society is still in transition and has a long way to go, with tradition clashing with modern individual aspirations. The shows follow Tara and Karan, Delhi-based wedding planners and the people who work tirelessly to put up these events.
9 Laakhon Mein Ek
Laakhon Mein Ek beautifully portrays the ugly realities of the Indian Education system. The show follows a boy who wants to be a mimicry artist but his father forcibly admits him in an IIT coaching institution. The teenage boy from Raipur becomes a misfit at the coaching center despite trying his best. The show perfectly displays how Indian coaching centers act like profit-making machines now.
10 The Forgotten Army – Azaadi Ke Liye
Most of the questions about the Indian National Army (INA) founded by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose are still unanswered. Director Kabir Khan tried to showcase the history of INA through the series The Forgotten Army from the soldiers’ point of view. Their journey through India’s battles for independence and World War II and their sacrifices for their country are shown in this series. The show is based on a documentary which was telecasted in Doordarshan in 1999.
11 Inside Edge
Inside Edge was the first Hindi Web series by Prime Originals. This show based on the Indian Premier league shows the ugly side of cricket, from politics to greed to bribery to fixing and more. The show is filled with twists and surprise elements and some devastating moments. Inside Edge is definitely one of the most entertaining shows on Amazon Prime.
12 Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare
This comedy series stars and created by popular standup comedian Zakir Khan. It follows a similar story of a small-town boy trying to find his way in life and also faking it to make it. This family-friendly series perfect for a good laugh.
Afsos is a dark comedy series that follows a man named Nakul whose only goal in life is to kill himself. He attempted several times but failed. So, he enlists a hitman to complete the job for him. But Nakul has a change of heart and realizes he wants to continue living. But the deadly assassin, Upadhyay never leaves a job undone. And the show turns into a hilarious game of cat and mouse.
Pushpavalli is an Amazon original comedy series that has two seasons starring stand-up comedian Sumukhi Suresh. The show circles around a small-town girl named Pushpavalli who is destined to marry as per her mother’s wishes. But her life takes a turn when she meets the charming Nikhil Rao and falls in love with him. She then follows him to Bangalore and takes up a job close to his workplace. This hilarious series is a must-watch if you wanna have a good laugh.