10 Asur-like Hindi web series to watch on OTT: Dahaad, The Last Hour, Candy, and more

If you’ve finished binge-watching the second season of Asur and are searching for a similar web series to watch online, we’ve got you covered. Below is a list of crime thriller-based Hindi web series available on popular OTT platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, Hotstar, and JioCinema. The list includes masterpieces by Raj and DK, such as Farzi and The Family Man, as well as Sonakshi Sinha’s starrer Dahaad, the crime fiction series Candy, and more.

Asur-like Hindi web series on OTT: title, streaming platform, rating

FarziAmazon Prime Video8.4/10
Delhi CrimeNetflix8.5/10
DahaadAmazon Prime Video7.5/10
The Last HourAmazon Prime Video7.2/10
The Family ManAmazon Prime Video8.7/10
Sacred GamesNetflix8.5/10
CandyVoot/ JioCinema8.3/10
Matsya KaandMX Player8.8/10
City of DreamsDisney Plus Hotstar7.7/10
BreatheAmazon Prime Video8.3/10

In addition to these, Scoop is another Hindi web series that you can binge-watch online. Released recently on Netflix, the series is getting rave reviews for its powerful retelling of a real-life crime. The series also puts the spotlight on media and the mafia, making it a must-watch.


Farzi is a crime thriller with a twist of comedy that follows the story of an artist called Sunny and how he manages to create and release the perfect fake currency notes into the market with the help of his brother-like figure, Firoz. Similar to the show Asur, a specialised team is on the lookout to trace the source of such counterfeit notes which involves tons of twists and turns. The show has been renewed for a second season.

  • Farzi cast: Shahid Kapoor, Vijay Sethupathi, Kay Kay Menon, Raashii Khanna
  • Farzi IMDB rating: 8.4/10
  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Delhi Crime

As the name suggests, Delhi Crime is a crime drama web series that is based on 2012’s Nirbhaya case. It takes viewers through all the investigations done by Delhi Police related to the fatal incident. 

  • Delhi Crime cast: Rasika Dugal, Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang
  • Delhi Crime IMDB rating: 8.5/10
  • Where to watch: Netflix


Dahaad is a suspenseful crime thriller that follows the investigation of mass suicide cases where women are found dead in public washrooms. As the research progresses, the appointed police officer, Aditi Bhaati quickly realises that the deaths are the doings of a serial killer who intelligently plots the murders of the victims. If you’re itching to watch an Asur-like show, Dahaad is worth checking out.

  • Dahaad cast: Sonakshi Sinha, Vijay Varma, Gulshan Devaiah
  • Dahaad IMDB rating: 7.5/10
  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

The Last Hour

Next up is The Last Hour which takes on the supernatural crime thriller genre in a unique way. The story showcases the life of a young shaman, Dev who possesses the ability to communicate with the spirits of the dead. A police officer named Arup comes across Dev and asks him to join forces to solve murder cases using his supernatural powers. This is followed by a suspension storyline.

  • The Last Hour cast: Sanjay Kapoor, Karma Takapa, Shahana Goswami, Raima Sen
  • The Last Hour IMDB rating: 7.2/10
  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

The Family Man

The Family Man is based on a senior intelligence officer, Srikant Tiwari who tries to balance his profession and personal life in the midst of nationwide threats. Much like Asur, the lead characters in The Family Man go through mind-blogging twists and turns to achieve their objectives and prevent any further harm to the people around them. The show received a tremendous response from the viewers for both of its seasons.

  • The Family Man cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Sharib Hashmi, Priyamani
  • The Family Man IMDB rating: 8.7/10
  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Sacred Games

Coming up next is the highly acclaimed Sacred Games. While Asur and Sacred Games may have different storylines and plots, both web series have a common mythological aspect to them. Viewers get to experience plenty of impressive sequences of a police officer and a dreadful gangster in this gripping neo-noir thriller. 

  • Sacred Games cast: Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pankaj Tripathi, Radhika Apte
  • Sacred Games IMDB rating: 8.5/10
  • Where to watch: Netflix


In Candy, the audience is taken through the lives of a school teacher and a police officer who collaborate to investigate and find out the murderer of a student, Mehul. The teacher finds out that the school students of the town are addicted to a drugged candy that is being manufactured by the local MLA, Money Ranaut in his factory. 

  • Candy cast: Ronit Roy, Richa Chadha, Gopal Datt, Manu Rishi Chadha
  • Candy IMDB rating: 8.3/10
  • Where to watch: Voot/ JioCinema

Matsya Kaand

Next up is Matsya Kaand which focuses on the story of conman Matsya Thada who intelligently manages to escape from law enforcement after indulging in all sorts of crimes. However, one day his life takes a U-turn when he encounters ACP Tejraj Singh who is absolutely rigid and has great willpower to catch hold of Matsya. Thereafter, the plot intensifies and delivers back-to-back climactic sequences.

  • Matsya Kaand cast: Ravi Dubey, Madhur Mittal, Raj Sharma
  • Matsya Kaand IMDB rating: 8.8/10
  • Where to watch: MX Player

City of Dreams

Set in the backdrop of Mumbai, City of Dreams is a political drama with loads of crime aspects to it. In this web series, the patriarch of the Gaikwad family who belongs to a powerful political dynasty is shot and injured which causes massive consequences for everyone. The children, Ashish and Poornima attempt to take control of the family’s legacy to restore peace and harmony in the city. The show is made in such as way that it hooks the viewers right from the beginning.

  • City of Dreams cast: Priya Bapat, Siddharth Chandekar, Eijaz Khan, Atul Kulkarni
  • City of Dreams IMDB rating: 7.7/10
  • Where to watch: Disney Plus Hotstar


Lastly, Breathe is a Hindi web series with a distinct plot that delivers continuous suspense sequences right from the start. It focuses on the theme of how one can go the distance to protect and save their loved ones even if it involves massacring multiple lives. The Abhishek Bachchan starred hit show ‘Breathe: Into the Shadows’ is a spinoff of this series.

  • Breathe cast: R. Madhavan, Amit Sadh, Sapna Pabbi, Neena Kulkarni
  • Breathe IMDB rating: 8.3/10
  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video