The fact that the viewership of OTT platforms increased during the epidemic, which confirms our understanding of how the pandemic altered viewers’ attitude towards theatres, is a testament to this. 

As a result of this predicament, several films delayed many times due to apparent reasons were finally released on over-the-top (OTT) platforms such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney Plus, Hotstar, Zee5, and other similar services. 

Following the pandemic, streaming platforms have the scramble to create original content to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. In anticipation of this, there is an array of upcoming entertaining, thriller, comical, and drama web series that will premiere soon on the OTT platforms.

So, here’s a list of the best upcoming web series of 2022!

Most Awaited Upcoming Web Series Of 2022

1. Abhay Season 3

Release Date: April 8

Streaming Platform: ZEE5

Abhay is a crime-thriller television series in which Kunal Kemmu, Vijay Raaz, and Asha Negi star as the main characters. Kunal Kemmu will reprise his role as Abhay Pratap Singh, a motivated police officer who strives to maintain a healthy balance between his personal and professional lives in season 3. However, in the meanwhile, he gets several mysterious threats.

Abhay Season 3

2. Mai

Release Date: April 15th

Streaming Platform: Netflix 

Sakshi Tanwar, Seema Pahwa, and Raima Sen are the stars of the crime drama Mai, which premiered on Zee TV last year. The plot of the series focuses on a middle-class family that encounters a life-changing event that turns their world on its head.


3. The First Lady

Release Date: April 15th

Streaming Platform: Voot

In addition to Viola Davis portraying Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer portraying Betty Ford, and Gillian Anderson portraying Eleanor Roosevelt, the program includes numerous other celebrities. 

Kiefer Sutherland, Dakota Fanning, and Aaron Eckhart appear as supporting characters. A fundamental plot point is that it portrays a revelatory reinterpretation of American leadership from the perspective of former first women.

The First Lady

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4. Russian Doll Season 2

Release Date: April 20th

Streaming Platform: Netflix

According to the plot of the Netflix series Russian Doll, the protagonist is a game developer who dies and relives the same night repeatedly in an endlessly looping time machine. 

Existential themes will continue to be explored in the program’s second season, which will do so from sci-fi and frequently hilarious perspectives.

Russian Doll Season 2

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5. Elite Season 5

Release Date: April 8th

Streaming Platform: Netflix

The previous season of Elite had a large following among fans. Throughout the series, the story centres on three middle-class teenagers who enrol in a high-class private school in Spain, where they get into conflict with one another, which ultimately results in a murder.

Elite Season 5

6. Faadu

Release Date: TBA

Streaming Platform: SonyLIV

Ashwini Iyer Tiwari, director of the films Nill Battey Sannatat (2016) and Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017), is slated to make his digital debut with the fiction Web Series Faadu. Saiyami Kher and Pavail Gulati feature in the film. 

Saumya Joshi wrote the script for the program. Even though the show’s producers have not set a release date yet, production began in November 2021 and is expected to premiere on the OTT platform Sony LIV by the middle of next year.


7. Delhi Crime Season 2

Release Date: TBA

Streaming Platform: Netflix

Delhi Crime is based on the Delhi Gang Rape that occurred in 2012. It is a criminal drama OTT series that launched on the streaming provider Netflix in March 2019. It is now in its second season. The film stars Shefali Shah. The concert has received a lot of positive feedback from both reviewers and audiences. 

Delhi Crime was also nominated for and won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series in September 2020, making it the first Indian web series to achieve this distinction. In response to the show’s widespread success, Netflix has announced that it would be renewed for a second season, with the main actors reprising their roles once again. 

The program has received an 8.5 out of 10 rating on IMDb. In this episode, the focus will be on investigating the murders of four students.

Delhi Crime Season 2