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Best Web Series on Amazon Prime 2022 [December]: The Family Man, The Boys, Hostel Daze and More

Amazon Prime is growing in popularity and has a much bigger focus on creating original content (as opposed to streaming content). They have put up many more shows, movies, and documentaries on Amazon Prime. As many things are available on Amazon Prime, it can be hard for the viewer to know what’s good and not. There’s no denying that Amazon Prime has some of the most popular web series in India. They have a great mix of genres like thrillers, mystery, crime, romance, comedy, and more. Some are serious, like Mirzapur and The Family Man, while some are comedies, like Fleabag. Here are some of the best Amazon Prime Web series in India that you need to check out!

Top Web Series on Amazon Prime 

Movie Name Release Date IMDb rating 
The Family Man  20 September 2019 8.7
The Boys 26 July 2019 8.7
Four More Shots Please 25 January 2019 7.2
Made in Heaven 8 March 2019  8.3
Breathe into the Shadows 10 July 2020 7.6
Hostel Daze 13 December 2019 8.5
Upload 1 May 2020 7.9
Fleabag 21 July 2016 8.7
Wheel of Time 19 November 2021 7.1
Young Sheldon 25 September 2017 7.6

The Family Man

This show follows the life of Shrikant Tiwari, a middle-class family man who is living a double life, working as an intelligent officer for the fictitious TASC. The show is sharp, thrilling and addictive, full of dry humour. The Family Man is one of the most famous shows to come out till date, and you cannot afford not to watch it. 

Release Date-20 September 2019

Director-Krishna D.K.Raj Nidimoru

Cast-Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani, Sharad Kelkar, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Sharib Hashmi, Ashlesha Thakur, Vedant Sinha, Shahab Ali, Dalip Tahil, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Darshan Kumaar, Sunny Hinduja, Pawan Chopra, Neeraj Madhav, Mime Gopi, Aritro Rudraneil Banerjee, Vijay Vikram Singh, Srikrishna Dayal

Duration-45 mins

IMDb rating – 8.7

The Boys

This show is a great example of what happens when superheroes, instead of using their powers for good, abuse them. Right now, this show is in its 3rd season with the 4th season expected next year. 

Release Date – 26 July 2019

Director -Eric Kripke

Cast-Karl Urban, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Jack Quaid, Jessie T. Usher, Laz Alonso, Tomer Capone, Chace Crawford, Karen Fukuhara, Nathan Mitchell, Colby Minifie, Nneka Eliott, Claudia Doumit, Aya Cash, Laila Robins, Katy Breier, Elisabeth Shue, Dominique McElligott.

Duration – 1  hour

IMDb rating – 8.7

Four More Shots Please

This show is outrageous and daring, and documents the adventures and misadventures of 4 women as they go through love, work and friendships. Their lives may be full of chaos but as long as they have their tequila shots, they’ll get by. 

Release Date-25 January 2019

Director- Anu Menon and Nupur Asthana

Cast-Sayani Gupta, Gurbani, Maanvi Gagroo, Prateik Babbar, Kirti Kulhari, Neil Bhoopalam, Jiya Lakhiani, Lisa Ray, Simone Singh, Amrita Puri, Milind Soman, Sameer Kochhar, Ankur Rathee, Rajeev Siddhartha, Fahad Samar, Jim Sarbh, Rohan Mehra, Prabal Panjabi

Duration-1h

IMDb rating -7.2 

Made in Heaven

Amazing sangeet, mehendi celebrations and pre-wedding celebrations aside, this show chronicles the struggles of Tara Khanna and Karan Mehra as they try to organise glamorous weddings while dealing with personal life problems on the side. Made in heaven shows us that all that glitters is not gold. 

Release Date – 8 March 2019 

Director – Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti

Cast- Arjun Mathur, Shobhita Dhulipala, Jim Sarbh, Shashank Arora, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Kalki Koechlin, Zachary Coffin, Natasha Singh, Dalip Tahil, Vinay Pathak, Natasha Rastogi, Manish Mishra, Krishnakali Ganguli, Sanjay Dadhich, Manini Mishra, Ayesha Raza Mishra, Shalva Kinjawadekar, Yashaswini Dayamal

Duration – 50 mins

IMDb rating – 8.3

Breathe Into the Shadows

The first season had Madhavan essaying the role of Danny, a desperate father who wants to save his son come what may. His son is 4th on the donor list and Danny goes on a murder spree looking for the others. The second season sees Abhishek Bachchan playing the role of a psychiatrist whose child gets kidnapped.

Release date – 10 July 2020

Director – Mayank Sharma

Cast -Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh, Nithya Menon, Ivana Kaur, Hrishikesh Joshi, Shrikant Verma, Saiyami Kher, Resham Shrivardhan, Rajeev Sharma, Nizhalgal Ravi, Madhavi Juvekar, Plabita Borthakur, Naveen Kasturia, Zakhir Hussain, Vibhawari Deshpande, Varin Roopani, Pawan Singh, Shruti Bapna. 

Duration – 46min

IMDb rating – 7.6

Hostel Daze

This is a Hindi comedy-drama that chronicles the lives of 4 friends in the first year of college. Ankit, Chirag, Jaat are students and roommates. This show is awesome if you are interested in the fun and drama that occurs in an engineering hostel. 

Release Date – 13 December 2019

Director-Raghav Subbu,

Cast-Nikhil Vijay, Shubham Gaur, Luv Vispute, Sahil Verma, Ayushi Gupta, Ahsaas Channa, Adarsh Gourav, Utsav Sarkar, Harsha Chemudu, Harish Peddinti, Talha Siddiqui, Suraj Chaudhary, Mohammad Ebadullah, Badri Chavan, Abhinav Anand, Ishaan Varma, Akdas Hayat, Jasmeet Singh Bhatia

Duration – 2h 39m

IMDb rating – 8.5

Upload

Upload is based in a futuristic world where you can digitise your consciousness for a high price and stay in a luxurious afterlife resort. Nathan, the protagonist, dies and gets transported to one such resort. Ingrid, his girlfriend, has sponsored this, and she can visit and video call him whenever she wants. A romance begins between Nathan and Nora, a customer rep in the resort. This is quite an entertaining watch. 

Release Date – 1 May 2020

Director – Greg Daniels

Cast – Robbie Amell, Andy Allo, Allegra Edwards, Zainab Johnson, Kevin Bigley, Owen Daniels, Andrea Rosen, Josh Bandey, William B Davis, Jessica Tuck, Yvetta Fisher, Jordan Johnson-Hinds, Rolando Maldonado, Chris Williams, Andy Thompson, Mackenzie Cardwell, Paulo Costanzo, Matt Ward. 

Duration – 30 min

IMDb rating – 7.9

Fleabag

In this show we are introduced to a free-spirited but broken and angry woman in London. This is a one woman show with delightful monologues and commentary that adds more zing to the series. Watch this for the funnies.

Release Date – 21 July 2016

Director-Harry Bradbeer · Tim Kirkby (pilot)

Cast-Phoebe Waller Bridge, Sian Clifford, Olivia Colman, Jenny Rainsford, Bill Paterson, Brett Gelman, Andrew Scott, Hugh Skinner, Ben Aldridge, Hugh Dennis, Kae Alexander, Anthony Welsh, Jamie Demetriou, Ray Fearon, David Hargreaves, Christian Hillborg, Angus Imrie, Christopher Colquhoun

Duration – 27 min

IMDb rating – 8.7

Wheel of Time

This show is based on the novel series of the same name by Robert Jordan. The story follows the life of Morraine, a member of the Aes Sadai, a collective of powerful women who can channel the One Power. Encountering a group of villagers, Moraine believes that one is a reincarnation of the Dragon. 

Release Date – 19 November 2021

Director – Thomas Napper, Maja Vrvilo, and Sanaa Hamri

Cast-Daniel Henney, Rosamund Pike, Madeleine Madden, Zoe Robbins, Barney Harris, Josha Stradowski,, Kate Fleetwood, Marcus Rutherford, Hammed Animashaun, Priyanka Bose, Taylor Napier, Alvaro Morte,, Clare Perkins, Johann Myers,, Daryl McCormack, Peter Franzén, Narinder Samra, Emmanuel Imani,

Duration – 1 hour

IMDb rating – 7.1

Young Sheldon 

If you like the Big Bang Theory, and want to know the background of Sheldon Cooper, Young Sheldon is the show for you. You will get to see the precocious little child being socially awkward as he grows up into the older Sheldon. 

Release Date – 25 September 2017

Director – Jon Favreau

Cast – Zoe Perry, Lance Barner, Montana Jordan, Iain Armitage, Jim Parsons, Annie Potts, Raegan Revord, Wallace Shawn, Matt Hobby, Wyatt McClure, Doc Farrow, Melissa Peterman, Craig T. Nelson, Ryan Phuong, Rex Linn, Ed Begley Jr., Brian Stepanek, Nancy Linehan Charles

Duration – 30 min

IMDb rating – 7.6

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