8 best Jamtara-like web series to watch online: She, Asur, Scam 1992, and more

Love watching Indian crime drama web series? Here are some of the best shows like Jamtara you can watch online to satisfy your curiosity.

In the past few years, there has been a flood of Indian crime thrillers on OTT platforms, the latest being Jamtara. The crime drama revolves around a group of men in the small town of Jamtara who run a phishing operation that brings them immense wealth. However, a cop gets on their case. There are many similar shows like Jamtara that involve gritty crime and politics, some of the most popular being Sacred Games, She, The Family Man, and more. So, if you liked Jamtara, here are some other shows that you might be interested in.

She

Created by Imtiaz Ali, the show stars Aditi Pohankar and Vijay Varma in the lead roles. She chronicles the journey of a junior police constable who goes undercover as a prostitute to bust an underworld gang.

Where to watch

She is streaming on Netflix.

Delhi Crime

Delhi Crime follows DCP Vartika Chaturvedi and her investigation into the brutal December rape of 2012, in Season 1. While the first season showcased the bureaucratic pressures, political influences, and funding troubles along with unravelling the mystery, the second season focussed on a group of serial killers targeting the elderly.

Where to watch

Delhi Crime is streaming on Netflix.

Mirzapur

An action-crime thriller, Mirzapur follows the story of Akhandanand Tripathi, a mafia don who rules over Mirzapur, a small city in Pradesh. The show revolves around family feuds, and power battles as ambition and power engulf the city that begins to crumble under lawlessness.

Where to watch

Mirzapur is streaming on Amazon Prime.

Abhay

A psychological thriller, Abhay focuses on Abhay Pratap Singh (Kunal Khemmu), an investigating officer who can think like a criminal, in order to solve a case. The show also stars Ram Kapoor, Chunky Pandey, Bidita Bag, and Indraneil Sengupta. Abhay has three seasons, with the stakes getting higher in each instalment.

Where to watch

 Abhay is streaming on Zee5.

Asur

Set in the backdrop of Varanasi, Asur sees Nikhil Nair, a forensic expert who returns to the CBI and gets entrapped in a case that involves a ruthless serial killer. There’s suspense, mystery, and a lot of mythology involved in the series. The show stars Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Anupriya Goenka, and Ridhi Dogra among others.

Where to watch

Asur is streaming on Voot.

Aashram

Aashram tells the story of a corrupt godman Baba Nirala (Bobby Deol), whose followers belong to the disadvantaged sections of society. They have blind faith in him and are unable to see that he’s a conman, who is secretly looting their wealth. Meanwhile, politicians try to get Baba’s support for their own means.

Where to watch

Aashram is streaming on MX Player.

Maharani

Maharani is partly based on what happened in Bihar in the 1990s when Lalu Prasad Yadav made his wife Rabri Devi successor. The story features left-wing militants, Naxals, and members of the Ranvir Sena. Season 2 is also inspired by events and characters including the Shilpi Gautam murder and the 2000 Bihar elections. The show features Huma Qureshi, Sohum Shah, and Amit Sial.

Where to watch

Maharani is streaming on Sony Liv.

Scam 1992

A biographical financial thriller, Scam 1992 is based on the 1992 stock market scam that was committed by stockbrokers including Harshad Mehta. Prateek Gandhi plays the role of Harshad Mehta, and the story sees his rise and final downfall. Scam 1992 is easily one of the best Indian crime drama web series to watch online.

Where to watch

Scam 1992 is streaming on Sony LIV.

List of best Jamtara-like Hindi web series: title, streaming platform, IMDb rating

TitleStreaming platformIMDb rating
SheNetflix6.4
Delhi CrimeNetflix8.5
MirzapurAmazon Prime Video8.5
AbhayZEE58.1
AsurVoot8.4
AashramMX Player7.2
MaharaniSony LIV7.9
Scam 1992Sony LIV9.3