12 Best Web Series on Netflix [December 2022]: Star Cast, Storyline, Rating and More – MySmartPrice

Netflix is one of the most popular OTT platforms in India and here are some of the best shows available on it.
Netflix is highly popular in India and for good reason. Netflix has some of the best content you can find on any OTT. Action movies, horror movies, thrillers, romantic comedies, and mysteries – the variety is huge and new titles are getting added every day. There are legendary shows like Breaking Bad, and there are some new shows as well that you can watch. So what are the best web series on Netflix? Read this article and find out. 

This could very well be one of the greatest television shows of all time.
Vince Gilligan is the creator of this neo-western crime and drama serial which has 5 seasons with a total of 62 episodes. In this show, we are introduced to a non-assuming chemistry teacher called Walter White, whose life gets turned upside down when he gets diagnosed with cancer. He cannot sustain his treatment with his meagre salary so he decides to team up with old high school student Jesse Pinkman, and starts selling methamphetamine to fund his treatment and secure his family’s future. Thanks to his hard work he makes the best crystal meth in the world. In this story we follow Walter’s life both professionally and personally. This is one of the best shows on the planet. 
Breaking Bad IMDb Rating – 9.4
Cast – Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston, Betsy Brandt, Anna Gunn,Dean Norris, RJ Mitte, Bob Odenkirk, Steven Michael Quezada,Bob Odenkirk,  Giancarlo Esposito, Jonathan Banks,Charles Baker,Jonathan Banks, Jesse Plemons, Christopher Cousins,Jesse Plemons, Matt Jones, Laura Fraser, Michael Shamus Wiles, Lavell Crawford,  Laura Fraser, Ray Campbell.
Breaking Bad Release Date – 20 January 2008
Duration – 49 min 
Genre – Crime, Drama, Thriller
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This television show has been on air forever with it turning iconic and giving us some of the best comedy we’ve seen. David Crane and Marta Kauffman created this show that aired first on NBC on September 22nd, 1994, ending on May 6, 2004, lasting for a total of 10 seasons. In this story we are introduced to Rachel Green, a friendly lass who runs away from her wedding day and wealthy and unfulfilling life, to find her childhood friend Monica Geller, a caring chef. Rachel begins waitressing at the West Village coffee house Central Perk, and moves into Monica’s apartment above the coffee shop and joins her band ofo single friends in their mid 20’s. We meet Phoebe Buffay, an eccentric masseuse and amateur songstress, neighbour Joey Tribbiani a struggling actor and womaniser, his roommate data processor Chandler Bing, and Monica’s older brother Ross Geller. The show showcases the dynamics between these friends as they navigate life and its ups and downs. 
Friends IMDB Rating – 8.9
Cast – Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courtney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, James Michael Tyler, Elliott Gould, Christina Pickles, Maggie Wheeler, Paul Rudd, Jane Sibbett, Helen Baxendale, Jessica Hecht, June Gable, Tom Selleck, Aisha Tyler, Giovanni Ribisi.
Friends Release Date -22 September 1994. 
Duration – 22 min
Genre – Comedy, Romance

The first season of this highly acclaimed TV show is based on the Nirbhaya case. Written and directed by Richie Mehta, the story introduces us to the ghastly 2012 Delhi gangrape that took place aboard a moving bus. The show follows the story that happens as a result of the ghastly crime, where Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Vartika Chaturvedi has been tasked with finding the suspects responsible for this horrifying rape. The second season of the show is out as well and follows the occurrences that take place after a ghastly quadruple murder. 
Delhi Crime IMDb Rating – 8.5
Cast-Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, Anurag Arora, Jaya Bhattacharya, Yashaswini Dayama, VInod Sharawat, Adil Hussain, Gopal Dutt, Denzil Smith, Sidharth Bhardwaj, Swati Bhatia, Mridul Sharma, Abhilasha Singh, Sanjay Bishnoi, Shobhna Bharadwaj, Gaurav Rana, Amitabh Acharya
Delhi Crime Release Date –22 March 2019
Duration – 50 min
Genre – Crime, Drama

Alex Pina is the creator of this Spanish heist crime drama TV series. The story follows the Professor and the heists he plans – one on the Bank of Spain and another on the Royal Mint of Spain. The narrative progresses in a real-time-like fashion, depending on time jumps, flashbacks, an unreliable narrator and character motivations. We follow the Professor and his gang of 8 as they execute their ambitious plan of breaking into the Royal Mint of Spain and running away with 984 million euros. The gang takes 67 people hostage inside the mint and plan to stay inside for 11 days as they print the money and handle the police. After the initial heist they prepare for a second one, planning to run away with gold from the Bank of Spain. 
Money Heist IMDb Rating – 8.2
Cast – Álvaro Morte, Úrsula Corberó, Pedro Alonso, Itziar Ituño, Jaime Lorente, Miguel Herrán, Esther Acebo, Darko Peric, Esther Acebo, Alba Flores, Enrique Arce, Mario de la Rosa, Fernando Soto, Rodrigo de la Serna, Hovik Keuchkerian, Luka Peros, Najwa Nimri, Fernando Cayo, Rocco Narwa
Money Heist Release Date – 2 May 2017
Duration – 1h 10 min
Genre – Action, Crime, Drama
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A science fiction horror drama TV series, this show has been crafted by the Duffer brothers. Dan Cohen and Shawn Levy, together with the Duffer brothers, are producers. The show takes us back to the rural town of Hawkins, Indiana, in the 1980s. The Hawkins National Laboratory does scientific research for the US Department of Energy. It also clandestinely performs paranormal and supernatural experiments, especially ones involving human test subjects. Creating a portal to an alternative dimension named “the Upside Down,” this portal starts to affect the residents of Hawkins in more ways than one. 
Stranger Things IMDb Rating – 8.7
Cast – Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, David Harbour, Winona Ryder, Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, Charlie Heaton, Natalia Dyer, Noah Schnapp, Joe Keery, Sadie Sink, Cara Buono, Matthew Modine, Priah Ferguson, Paul Reiser, Joe Chrest, Maya Hawke, Dacre Montgomery
Stranger Things Release Date – 15 July 2016 
Duration – 51 min
Genre – Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Paul Scheuring is the creator of this serial drama series which introduces us to two brothers, Lincoln Burrows and Michael Scofield. Burrows has been committed to death row, wrongly, for a crime he did not commit. Michael then plans an elaborate escape for his brother from prison so the latter can clear his name. A joint production between Original Film, Adelstein/Parouse Production, Dawn Olmstead Production, One Light Productions, and 20th Century Fox Television, this show is top ranked and with good reason. 
Prison Break IMDb Rating – 8.3
Cast – Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Robert Knepper, Amaury Nolasco, Wade Williams, Sarah Wayne Callies, Paul Adelstein, William Fichtner, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, Rockmond Dunbar, Marshall Allman, Leon Russom, Stacy Keach, Robin Tunney, Peter Stormare, Michael Rapaport, Muse Watson,  Phillip Edward Van Lear 
Prison Break Release Date – 29 August 2005
Duration – 45 min
Genre – Action, Crime, Drama
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Carlo Bernard, Chris Brancato, and Doug Miro have created this fantastic American crime drama TV series. The story of the show is set in Columbia. In Seasons 1 and 2, we are taken through the life of legendary drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, one of the biggest cocaine producers and distributors of his era. In this show, we see Escobar’s interaction with drug lords, the DEA, and other entities. Season 3 takes off after Escobar’s death and follows the DEA as they tackle the ascension of the Cali Cartel.
Narcos IMDb Rating – 8.8 
Cast – Wagner Moura,Pedro Pascal, Alberto Ammann,Boyd Holbrook, Juan Murcia,Paulina Gaitan, Damián Alcázar, Jorge Monterrosa, Raúl Méndez,Francisco Denis, Paulina García, Juan Sebastián Calero, Brett Cullen, Diego Cataño,Julián Díaz, Maurice Compte, Joanna Christie María José Sanchez Real
Narcos Release Date – 28 August 2015
Duration – 49 min
Genre – Biography, Crime, Drama. 

One of the best shows to air on Netflix recently, Sacred Games is pure class. If you haven’t seen this show, you have missed out on something big. In this story, we are told about an upcoming terror attack in Mumbai. Dreaded gangster Ganesh Gaitonde is behind this attack. Sartaj Singh, a police officer, races against time to stop the city from blowing up in less than a month. However, he doesn’t know where to start or how complicated the conspiracy is. There are two seasons of this thrilling show.. Sacred Games is an adaptation of the 2006 novel by Vikram Chandra of the same name. Vikramaditya Motwane is the creator and director of this show is sure to take your breath away with its tight direction, interesting storyline, and loads of suspense. 
Sacred Games IMDb rating – 8.5
Cast – Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Aamir Bashir, Neeraj Kabi, Kubbra Sait, Elnaaz Norouzi, Jatin Sarna, Luke Kenny, Pankaj Tripathi, Shalini Vatsa, Jitendra Joshi, Girish Kulkarni, Akdas Hayat, Surveen Chawla, Rajshri Deshpande, Saurabh Sachdeva. 
Sacred Games Release Date – 6 July 2018
Duration – 50 min
Genre – Action, Crime, Drama. 

Imtiaz Ali has for the first time, created something for the smaller screen – She. In this show we follow the transformational journey of a lower-middle-class, junior police constable who gets pushed outside her comfort zone to embark on an intelligence mission and infiltrate a criminal organisation. Brilliant performances drive this show forward making it a must-watch on Netflix. The journey of the police constable while trying to blow the lid off a criminal organisation while discovering the power of her own sexuality, is quite riveting. 
She IMDb rating – 6.4
Cast – Shivani Rangoli, Vishwas Kini, Aditi Sudhir Pohankar, Dawood Khan, Vijay Varma, Kishore Kumar G, Sam Mohan, Paritosh Sand, Suhita Thatte, Ajay Jadhav, Ruchira Ghormare, Saqib Ayuh, Resh Lamba, Prakash Sudarshan, Bhakti Patharey, Habib Aajmi Sheikh
She Release Date – 20 March 2020
Duration – NA
Genre – Crime, Drama

Imagine a dystopian future where humanity gets classified, the Earth is polluted beyond repair and clean water becomes a precious commodity. Sounds shocking? Well, that is exactly what this brilliant TV show depicts, that shows us a dark, disturbing future. Deepa Mehta has directed this series which is based on a novel written by Prayaag Akbar. The show follows the journey of a woman called Shalini who gets taken away from the comfort of her family life into the prison of a totalitarian regime named Aryavarta. The show hits close to home, looking at India’s current political scenario, and paints a disturbing futuristic scenario that is not hard to imagine. 
Leila IMDb rating – 5.0
Cast – Huma Qureshi, Rahul Khanna, Siddharth, Sanjay Suri, JAgjeet Sandhu, Leysha Mange, Adarsh Gourav, Seema Biswas, Arif Zakaria, Akash Khurana, Anupam Bhattacharya, 
Manisha Methri, Prasanna Soni, Tarun Arora, Aman Kumar, Indu Sharma, Sachin Kathuria.,
Leila Release Date – 14 June 2019
Duration – 48 min
Genre – Drama, Sci-fi

Ever received a call where the caller posed as a bank employee and asked for bank details and an OTP that appears on your phone? Well, if that scenario has happened, you’ve been scammed. Cell phone scammers are dime a dozen, cheating gullible people and making a killing while doing so. Jamtara has been inspired by true events and is a thrilling voyage into the heart of Jharkand to the village of Jamtara, known as India’s phishing capital. Brothers Sunny and Rocky and their friends run a discreet phishing scam from the village. Soon, their actions get noticed by the local politician and criminal mastermind, who wants in on the action. The police also soon get involved and the show escalates, with tensions flaring up and lives being threatened. There are 2 full seasons of the show for you to watch and enjoy. 
Jamtara IMDb rating – 7.3 
Cast – Monica Panwar, Amit Sial, Sparsh Srivastav, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Anshuman Pushkar, Sarfaraz Ali Mirza, Aksha Pardasany, Aatm Prakash Mishra, Rohit Kp, Harshit Gupta, Ravi Chahar, Udit Arora, Vishwa Bhanu, Seema Pahwa, Shruti Bhattacharya, Aasif Khan, Ravi Sah. 
Jamtara Release Date – 10 January 2020
Duration – 29 min
Genre – Crime

Some of India’s most celebrated filmmakers have come together for this project. This is an anthology series with stories from Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, and Karan Johar. The central theme of the show is lust, with each story having a different message. In the first story, we meet a character essayed by Radhika Apte, a married woman who wishes to explore her sexuality. The second story introduces Bhumi Pednekar and Neil Bhoopalam. It throws light on the relationship between a man and his house help. In the third story, we meet a couple battling infidelity and making tough choices. In the last episode, we meet a housewife who wants to be intimate with her husband but makes do with a vibrator instead, in the most unusual circumstances. 
Lust Stories IMDb rating – 6.4
Cast – Radhika Apte, Vicky Kaushal, Kiara Advani, Bhumi Pednekar, Neil Bhoopalam, Manisha Koirala, Nikita Dutta, Sanjay Kapoor, Jaideep Ahlawat, Randeep Jha, Neha Dhupia, Akash Thosar, Samir Zaidi, Anjuman Saxena, Abdul Qadir Amin, Rasika Dugal, Subhasis Chakraborty, Ridhi Khakhar
Lust Stories release date – 15 June 2018
Duration – 2 hours
Genre – Drama, Romance
That rounds up the best series on Netflix. So which one will you watch first?
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