We have compiled a list of 10 best Tamil web series that will completely overwhelm you.
Content, versatility, unique freshness and fandom are some of the aspects that make the Tamil entertainment industry stand out from the rest. Not to mention the legendary artists like Rajini Kanth, Mani Ratnam, Kamal Haasan, Vijay and many more who give their fans a reason to enjoy life.
Following the footsteps of the world-famous Kollywood, many Tamil web series have also left their imprints in the OTT world. There have been some outstanding works across all genres. So, here is a compilation of some of the best Tamil web series:
The mysterious story revolves around the cult of Karuppu Swami, along with the odd and strange deaths of people – one followed by another, and events unfolding in the village of Thottakaramangalam. The series consisted of 5 stand-alone stories dealing with supernatural and mysterious occurrences. While the stories are purely fictitious, they explore to some extent the beliefs and real-life traditions of Tamilnadu. While Ragasiyam was set in both village and city, Vidathu Karupu had a complete village setting.
Streaming on: Youtube
IMDb Rating: 9.9
Cast: Delhi Ganesh, Poovilangu Mohan, Devadarshini, Vidaadhu KaruppuChetan
The series consists of hard-core police investigation stories dealing with investigation, detection and suspense. The latest Tamil web series to arrive on Sony LIV starts as a gritty redemption story of a tainted cop Viktor. His wife is missing for six months and all fingers behind her mysterious disappearance point towards him. He lies to his school-going daughter that she has flown to the US.
Streaming On: Sony Liv
IMDb Rating: 8.7
Cast: Ravi Jiva, Abhirami Iyer, Sebastian Antony, Abdool
Door No. 403
An actor who gains success post his first movie is presented with 10 questions. Each question forms the crux of the interesting incidents that led to his success. Door No. 403 is the gateway to a bunch of eccentric friends living together and the exhilarating events that will have you rolling off the couch, laughing your head off. In other words Door No. 403 is the gateway to a bunch of eccentric friends living together and the exhilarating events that will have you rolling off the couch, laughing your head off.
Streaming On: Viu
IMDb Rating: 8.4
Cast: Ena Friedrich, Gokul Anand, Pooja Devariya, Praveen Kumar
Pandian Stores (Pandiyan Stores) is an Indian Tamil language family soap opera that aired on Vijay TV from 1st October 2018 (1st Episode) to present, on Monday through Friday at 10:00 pm. Sujitha and Stalin are the main protagonists of the series along with an ensemble supporting cast including Kumaran Thangarajan, Venkat Renganathan, VJ Chitra, Kavitha Gowda, Shanthi Williams and Sumangali.
Streaming on: Disney + Hotstar
IMDb Rating: 8.3
Cast: Hema Rajkumar, Venkat Ranganathan, Kumaran Thangarajan
The Queen is a story of a woman in the male-driven worlds of Cinema and Tamil Nadu politics. It is a story of a woman who didn’t get the happy ending she wanted and yet, was destiny’s chosen child. Jointly directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon and Prasath Murugesan, Queen is a riveting tale of a woman who is met with struggles at every step of the way and how she overcame everything with her perseverance. Watch it for its engaging story and brilliant direction.
Streaming on: MX Player
IMDb Rating: 8.2
Cast: Vanitha Krishnachandran, Sonia Agarwal, Viji Chandrashekhar, Anjana Jayaprakash
Nila-Nila Odi Vaa
What would happen when the girl of your dreams turns out to be a vampire? Would you give up your love for your life or your life for the love of your life? Om. a tattoo artist in order to expand his career purchases a studio on the outskirts of Chennai. He meets up with his college crush Nila, a vampire who tries to attack him and stops after she recognizes him.
Streaming on: Viu
IMDb Rating: 8.0
Cast: Sunaina, Ashwin Kakumanu, Aswath Chandrasekar, Srikrishna Dayal
An extra-elaborate plan to extradite rent from his tenants involves the landlord inviting an actress to the Madras Mansion. Set against the backyards of an old mansion in Royapettah, this hub houses people from different walks of life. What they have in common are grand dreams. Take a tour of this unusual sanctuary that is home to an aspiring director, a meme creator, a marketing executive, real estate brokers and many such characters.
Streaming on: Viu
IMDb Rating: 7.9
Cast: Varshini Pakal, Gopal Krishnamoorthy, Adithya Shivpink, Atul Raghunathan
As I Am Suffering from Kadhal
Released by Hotstar in Hotstar Originals. It is set in urban Chennai, this web series tells the story of four couples negotiating the many meanings of modern-day love. The web-series starts off with Meera clashing her car and ruining Tanvi-Raghav’s Pre-pre-engagement party. As I’m Suffering from Kadhal (As I’m suffering from love) a 2017 Indian romantic comedy web series in Tamil, from Balaji Mohan the director of Maari and Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi.
Streaming on: Hotstar
IMDb Rating: 7.9
Cast: Arjunan, Dhanya Balakrishna, Abishek Joseph George, Love Guru
This five episodes of this ‘social media thriller’ are titled Greed, Rage, Betrayal, Lust, and Vengeance, respectively. While I expected a localised version of Black Mirror, Fingertip is made different by its focus on these separate emotions. Unlike Black Mirror that deals with futuristic tech, the apps mentioned in Fingertip are in the now. If you are reading this piece on your mobile phone, these are all phone apps that are likely running in the background.
Streaming on: Zee5
IMDb Rating: 7.9
Cast: Sunaina, Madhusudhan, Akshara Haasan, Gayathri
Police Diary 2.0
Police Diary 2.0 is a 2019 ZEE5 Tamil Original Crime-Thriller series starring Santosh Pratap, Pooja Ramachandran, John Kokken, Vincent Ashokan and Anjana Jaya Prakash. This action-packed series will witness 2 special task force teams who are on a job to identify and probe into the heinous crimes that have crippled the state of Tamil Nadu.
Streaming on: Zee 5
IMDb Rating: 7.5
Cast: Anjana Jayaprakash, John Kokken, Santhosh Pratap
Theresa’s vow to clean up the city from drugs leads her to Deva. Deva’s drive to be the drug lord is paved with murders and politics. Theresa vows to rid the city of the drug mafia and it leads her to Deva, a dangerous drug lord. Will Theresa be able to catch Deva and end the drug? Watch the series to know.
Streaming on: Prime Video
IMDb Rating: 7.2
Cast: Abi, Akash, Yuthan Balaji, Gayathrie
So, this is the list of best Tamil web series streaming on various OTT platforms in India. We assure you that you would not regret watching any of these series.