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14 Upcoming Web-Series That You Should Binge Watch
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14 Upcoming Web-Series That You Should Binge Watch

As the digital world is advancing, the web series’ are profoundly getting popular. Initially, we had YouTube as a channel to watch web series. But with the launch of NetFlix and Amazon Prime, the competition is increasing day by day. NetFlix is an American media service provider from California. Already famous in the USA they have entered the Indian Market with Sacred Games as the first Indian Series and are planning to capture the Indian market. Amazon prime and Hotstar are already famous and Netflix is trying harder to get more subscriptions. With INR 500 as the monthly subscription, they have to really tighten their socks with better content. Along with Sacred Games and Lust Stories, Netflix is planning to launch a few more series. Let’s find out more about the upcoming web series that you should binge watch.  

Ghoul:

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For the first-timers, Ghoul is a horror and supernatural tale, season 1 has ended with a great suspense of Radhika Apte killing the chief and calling the Ghoul. Though the release date of Season 2 is not yet revealed but it is expected in early 2019. Radhika Apte dropping hint for season 2 makes it the most awaited web series. Trailer  

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Mirzapur:

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Amazon Prime made an official announcement of their latest series “Mirzapur” starring Shweta Tripathi and Ali Fazal produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Excel Entertainment. Shweta Tripathi will be seen playing a confident girl from Mirzapur. It has been declared that this series will hit the screen after Inside Edge 2. The official banner and teaser are released. Trailer  

Strangers Things (Season 3)

Since season 2 of Netflix’s series stranger things aired in 2017 the hype about its season 3 was all over the internet. Yes, Stranger Things season 3 is coming in 2019. The series was announced Netflix’s best original series and the fans couldn’t contain themselves when Millie Bobby Brown (eleven) dropped a minor spoiler on Instagram. She posted her photo in tears with the caption ‘told you’. We don’t know what it means but it surely left the fans speculating over some fan theories. Stranger Things season 3 with surely be one the best shows coming in 2019.  

Sacred Games (Season 2)

The Internet is exploding with only one question, whats the release date of  Sacred Games season 2? And, we got the answer for you, somewhere in Jan 2019. The Netflix has made an official announcement that Sacred Games season 2 is going to more full of suspense from their twitter account, stating “The worst is yet to come. Sacred Games will be back for season 2.” 2018′ most watched Indian web series Sacred Games season 1, is about to make new records in the year 2019.  

The Ministry

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Amazon Prime Video has concealed Irfan Khan for this series. It will be a political satire about Indian bureaucracy. Though the official announcement was made in October 2017 this series is the most awaited one. We all already know about the talented IrfanKhan so we just can’t wait to see him. The show is created by Gurusimran Khamba who is also a founder of AIB. Keep your excitement high for this series. It will surely make you go gaga over it.  

Game Of Thrones (Season Finale)

Talking about awesome shows; Game of Thrones season 8, the last of its kind, the mother of all fictions will finally air in April 2019. It will be a 6 episode season but each episode will play for more than 60 minutes, isn’t that exciting? The production value of each episode is estimated at around 15 million, can you imagine? GOT has a massive fan base and when the cast members started putting up pictures from their last days on set, things went haywire. Fans have waited for more than a year to find out the fate of their favourite characters, so we can surely say that Game of Thrones season 8 will break the internet when it airs.  

What the Folks (WTF) – Season 2

After introducing the Sharma’s in What The Folks (WTF), its time for the Solanki’s. Casting Shishir Sharma, Renuka Shahane, Eisha Chopra & everyone’s favourite Veer Rajwant Singh and Kriti Vij. Dice Media is making sure that season 2 becomes super hit. The show is about how modern families are breaking the stereotypes and fighting the odds. Hope Filtercopy and Pocket aces don’t miss to amaze us with their stars.  

The Crown

The show is based on the life of the royals, mainly Queen Elizabeth ll and her family. The seasons 1 and 2 of the Netflix’s series, The Crown covers the early years of the Queen as a reigning monarch, the challenges she faced and the sacrifices she made. But now the fans are more excited for the season 3 of The Crown, where the whole cast has been replaced by veteran actors like Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies, Helena Bonham Carter. But the whole world is waiting to see who will be playing Princess Diana, the people’s princess.  

Bard of Blood:

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Everyone is just planning to launch a web series, the recent to join in the race is none other than Shahrukh Khan. Yes, you heard it right his home production Red Chillies Entertainment is planning to launch a series. Emran Hashmi will head the series as Kabir Anand. The series will be based on a book penned by Bilal Siddiqi. Though it is only official announced, the trailer is not yet released. So SRK here we are waiting for your trailer! Trailer  

Baahubali: Before the Beginning

  Yes! you heard it right, Netflix is producing one more Indian web series, Baahubali: Before the Beginning, a prequel of a superhit movie Baahubali. The first season consists of nine episodes, which will depict the story of Sivagami and her journey from a defiant girl into a wise queen. The series is based on the novel “The Rise of Sivagami” written by Anand Neelakantan’s. After Ghoul and Sacred Games, Baahubali: Before the Beginning will be another game changer from Netflix in the Indian web series industry.  

#RakeshMaria

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The latest to add is a web series directed by Meghna Gulzar. The Raazi director is all set to direct a web series on the life of top cop Rakesh Maria. In association with Phantom films and Reliance Entertainment, the official announcement is made. This series will portray the life of Mumbai cops and will also include some test cases and also how he investigated 26/11 terror attack. The only terrorist survivor Ajmal Kasab was also interrogated by him, it will surely give you goosebumps. The production house could not contain their excitement and posted on her twitter handle and made an official announcement for the same.  

Comicstaan Season 2

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The first season of Comicstaan on Amazon prime is already a hit. Amazon has said in one of the interviews that Comicstaan is the most streamed series on Amazon Prime. So Amazon had made an official announcement of launching the second season of Comicstaan which will feature Zakir Khan an Indore Born Comedian. Also, there will be a new set of contestants. Comicstaan 2 will be back with a fresh dose of laughter. Most probably, it is expected to go on the floor in 2019.  

Forgotten Army:

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Kabir Khan is making a web series on Subhash Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army. With this Kabir Khan marks his digital debut on Amazon Original. It will be a mini-series showcasing a story of men and women who fought during the heroic war for our Independence. The shooting has started and yet there is no official announcement on release date.  

Suspect X

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Sujoy Ghosh the creator of the film Kahani is now making a web series named Suspect X for Amazon Prime which will be an adaptation from the Japanese author’s book “The Devotion of Suspect X”. No official announcement is made of its release and if the talks are to be believed, Saif Ali Khan will be seen in this series. If you ask me the list of more upcoming web series in near future, I must tell you it’s promising and the list is never-ending. Many official announcements have been made and yet no deets on it. The main USP of the digital web series is they can bring fresh and fearless content. The other USP is they don’t have to really worry about the censor board. It is different from feature films and that is the reason why so many filmmakers are opting for it. But yes, one thing which I can promise you is that we all are surely going to have a blast watching them.
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