In a digital era where streaming platforms have become the go-to entertainment hubs, IMDb’s recent release of the top 10 most popular web series on OTT platforms for 2023 has unveiled a fascinating trend – the dominance of the crime genre. The list, compiled based on page views from millions of worldwide visitors between January 1 and November 6, reveals that nine out of the ten series fall under the gripping umbrella of crime.
Notably, Bhuvan Arora and Angira Dhar, recipients of the prestigious IMDb Breakout Star STARmeter Award this year, have left an indelible mark on the digital landscape. Their titles find a well-deserved spot among the year’s most-watched web series, solidifying their status as rising stars in the streaming realm.
Farzi is a hindi language black comedy crime thriller web series. Series created by Raj & DK, who also co-write the series with Sita Menon and Suman Kumar. It tell story of a disillusioned artist who decided to make counterfeit money. Starred by Vijay Sethupathi, Shahid Kapoor.
Streaming On – Amazon Prime Video.
2. Gun & Gulaabs:
Gun & Gulaabs is a hindi language black comedy crime thriller web series. It is created by Raj & DK. And produced under the banner of D2R films in collaboration with Netflix. It tell the story of the cartel-run town of Gulaabganj, an opium deal pull a big city police officer and a lovesick mechanic into its chaotic clutches. Starred by Rajkummar Rao, Dulquer Salmaan and Adarsh Gourav.
Streaming On – Netflix.
3. The Night Mamager:
It is a remake of 2016 English series, crime thriller web series. The series created by Sandeep Modi. It tell the story of the night manager finds himself embroiled in a weapon mafia after he witness the death of a young girl. Starred by Aditya Roy Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulipala and Anil Kapoor.
Streaming On – Disney+ Hotstar.
This are the some of the crime series which are part of IMDb list of most popular web series of 2023. There are also Kohrra, Asur 2, Rana Naidu etc. As audiences increasingly turn to digital platforms for their entertainment fix, the prevalence of crime dramas reflects a collective fascination with intricate plots, suspenseful storytelling, and compelling characters. The success of these series not only underscores the talent of the cast and crew but also the ability of the crime genre to captivate diverse audiences across the globe.
IMDb’s list provides a snapshot of the evolving landscape of web series, where crime takes center stage as the genre of choice for viewers seeking an immersive and thrilling experience