New Hindi Web series on OTT: Dahaad, Taj: Season 2, and more

If you are looking for a new Hindi web series to watch on OTT, then you are in luck. A number of exciting web series have been released on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sony LIV, and other OTT platforms. The list includes Amazon Prime Video’s Dahaad with Sonakshi Sinha in the lead, Taj: Season 2, U-Turn, and Hansal Mehta’s Scoop on Netflix. And, a plethora of other exciting Hindi web series. In this article, we take a look at some of the popular new Hindi web series on OTT released:

List of new Hindi Web series on OTT 

DahaadAmazon Prime Video7.4
Taj: Season 2Zee57.0
Fireflies: Parth Aur JugnuZee59.5
GarmiSony LIV7.5
Modern Love: ChennaiAmazon Prime VideoNA

1. Dahaad

Dahaad is a Hindi mystery thriller series that revolves around police officer Anjali as she goes about investigating the murders by a supposed serial killer, who kills women and leaves bodies in public washrooms. Much like classic thrillers, the series shows how the police realises the pattern and goes on a hunt for the killer on the run. This series from Amazon Prime Video is one of its biggest of this year, with a star cast that includes Sonakshi Sinha, Vijay Varma, Gulshan Devaiah, and more. In its few days of release, Dahaad has been praised for its strong social message and plot twists, however it is slightly criticised for a weak climax.

  • Dahaad IMDb rating – 7.4
  • Dahaad cast – Sonakshi Sinha, Vijay Varma, Gulshan Devaiah
  • Dahaad release date – May 12th, 2023
  • Where to watch on OTT – Amazon Prime Video

2. Taj: Season 2

Taj, the epic historical fictional drama series, continues its successful with Season 2 already streaming on Zee5 in India. Called Taj: Reign of Revenge, the series brings back the star cast as it continues the ongoing battle for the Mughal throne as the sons plan and plot murders and tussles to become the King of the vast empire. The second season actually is set 15 years after the events of the first season, as it reveals how the women involved also fight dirty to help their men win the throne.

  • Taj: Season 2 IMDb rating – 7.0
  • Taj: Season 2 cast – Dharmendra, Naseeruddin Shah, Rahul Bose, Aashim Gulati
  • Taj: Season 2 release date – May 12th, 2023
  • Where to watch on OTT – Zee5

3. U-Turn

Alaya F makes her big streaming debut with U-Turn, a Zee5 original crime drama Web series, which revolves around the mysterious deaths of few motorists to take an illegal U-turn on a dangerous road. The series delves deep into the mystery and how the protagonists are on the hunt to find out what led to the surprising turn of events for the deceased. Directed by Arif Khan, this crime thriller is equal parts unique and scintillating, and comes with a superb cast that includes names like Alaya F, Priyanshu Painyuli, and Manu Rishi Chadha.

  • U-Turn IMDb rating – 7.2
  • U-Turn cast – Alaya F, Priyanshu Painyuli, and Manu Rishi Chadha
  • U-Turn release date – April 28th, 2023
  • Where to watch on OTT – Zee5

4. Fireflies: Parth Aur Jugnu

With rave reviews within days of release, Fireflies: Parth Aur Jugnu is a heartwarming fantasy drama series by Zee5, which shows us the story of 14-year-old teenager Parth, who meets Jugnu, a kid from the forest of Bheem Mukteshwar. The series shows their unusual relationship and their chronicles as they set on an adventure of their lifetimes. Critics have appreciated the show for its impeccable visual effects on the silver screen and feel-good acting and storyline, which makes it the perfect series for your child’s summer vacations.

  • Fireflies: Parth Aur Jugnu IMDb rating – 9.5
  • Fireflies: Parth Aur Jugnu cast – Madhoo, Zoya Afroz, Luke Kenny
  • Fireflies: Parth Aur Jugnu release date – May 5th, 2023
  • Where to watch on OTT – Zee5

5. Garmi

Tigmanshu Dhulia’s latest work will have you mesmerised. Garmi, now streaming on SonyLIV, is a new crime drama on streaming, which shows the story of determined man, Arvind Shukla, who is on a brave journey to find out the truth. He takes on dirty elements in politics, crime, and fraud, as he goes ahead to achieve his mission in life. This gritty thriller is just the right pick for your binge-watching session, in case you have been missing good quality, dark Hindi web series.

  • Garmi IMDb rating – 7.5
  • Garmi cast – Vyom Yadav, Pankaj Saraswat, Anurag Thakur
  • Garmi release date – April 21st, 2023
  • Where to watch on OTT – SonyLIV

6. Yeh Meri Family Season 2

Feel-good family comedy drama series, Yeh Meri Family, is back for a second season. While the themes are quite similar to the first season, Yeh Meri Family Season 2 focuses on a different plot and a cast that includes a family of four. Juhi Parmar, in her OTT debut, plays the lead role of a mother who is overcaring and protective of her children, which is the trademark style for Indian mothers. Rajesh Kumar plays the father of the children, known for his easy-going attitude and his care for his children.

  • Yeh Meri Family Season 2 IMDb rating – NA
  • Yeh Meri Family Season 2 cast – Juhi Parmar, Rajesh Kumar
  • Yeh Meri Family Season 2 release date – May 19th, 2023
  • Where to watch on OTT – Amazon Mini TV

7. Scoop

Hansal Mehta is back and how. In his quintessential style, Mehta weaves together the story based around an investigative journalist who recognises a fault in the system and must fix it before the dangerous elements get the better of her. Will she survive in this world? Only time can tell. Based around the gangsters of Mumbai from the 1980s and 1990s, Scoop is a scintillating crime drama series that is sure to keep you hooked from episode 1 all the way up till its climax. This is Karishma Tanna, Harman Baweja, and Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub at their finest.

  • Scoop IMDb rating – NA
  • Scoop cast – Karishma Tanna, Harman Baweja, Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub
  • Scoop release date – June 2nd, 2023
  • Where to watch on OTT – Netflix

8. Modern Love: Chennai

Modern Love is a Prime Video original Web series that is based on the New York Times column of the same name. It follows a similar theme of deeply exploring intimate love and relationships, and analysing the unique human connection that makes our species unique and adorable. The series comes to Chennai in its latest chapter, as it attempts to capture a series of distinct relationships in the South Indian city across different styles of love.

  • Modern Love: Chennai IMDb rating – NA
  • Modern Love: Chennai cast – Wamiqa Gabbi, Ritu Varma, Ashok Selvan
  • Modern Love: Chennai release date – May 18th, 2023
  • Where to watch on OTT – Amazon Prime Video