The popularity of Telugu web series has surged over the past few years, thanks to the advent of multiple OTT platforms. As we step into 2023, the Telugu OTT space promises to treat viewers with even more gripping and entertaining web shows across genres. jiorockers fullfill your telugu web series review before watching web series. Here is a selection of the top 20 highly anticipated Telugu web series lined up for 2023:
1. Inspector Avinash (Aha)
Starring Randeep Hooda and Urvashi Rautela, this cop thriller is a remake of the Hindi web series. With Hooda in top form as the unconventional title cop, this promises to be an edge-of-the-seat watch.
2. Anaganaga Oka Nanna (Aha)
This family drama explores a single father’s challenges in bringing up his daughters after his wife’s demise. With Raj Tarun in the lead, this slice-of-life emotional series has struck a chord with audiences.
3. Bhamakalapam (Aha)
Priyadarshi excels in this dark comedy satire as a young woman who runs a YouTube cookery channel and gets embroiled in a mystery. Bhamakalapam earned praise for its quirky characters and witty writing.
4. Locked (Aha)
Allu Sirish stars in this intense investigative thriller revolving around an unusual murder. Supported by Satyadev Kancharana, this fast-paced whodunit promises top-notch performances.
5. Coffee with Kadhal (ZEE5)
Two contrasting individuals meeting at a cafe everyday is the premise of this lighthearted rom-com starring Amrutha Srinivasan and Arun Vijay. Its lively urban vibe should appeal to youth audiences.
6. Masti’s (ZEE5)
Navdeep and Bindhu Madhavi play former lovers who reunite after years unexpectedly. Their fresh chemistry coupled with misunderstandings driving the story makes this a must watch.
7. Maya Bazar (ZEE5)
This drama explores the lives, dreams and difficulties faced by residents of Chikadpally, a locality in Hyderabad. A realistic take on modern society, this series directed by Sainma promises stellar performances.
8. 90ML (ZEE5)
Starring Ananya Nagalla, this coming-of-age drama blends romance and comedy through a road trip where friends explore life and relationships. Its lively youthful vibe should strike a chord with viewers.
9. States of Siege: Akshardham (ZEE5)
This series is based on the real-life terror attacks on Akshardham temple in 2002. With Naseeruddin Shah leading the cast, it promises to be an engrossing watch.
10. Senapathi (Disney+ Hotstar)
The series narrates the journey of a humble man becoming a ruthless warlord set in the pre-Independence era. Starring Sumanth and Eesha Rebba, this period drama promises grand visuals and gripping plot.
11. Uma Devi (Disney+ Hotstar)
Veteran actress Lakshmi portrays the life of legendary danseuse Uma Devi in this biopic spanning 5 decades. Lakshmi’s powerful performance makes it a must watch for cinema fans.
12. Mayanagari City of Dreams (Netflix)
Sundeep Kishan, Rashi Singh Khanna and Tanya Ravichandran headline this crime thriller with palace intrigue set in a fictional metropolis. Created by filmmaker Puskur Ram Mohan Rao, this promises to be an engrossing political saga.
13. Gandhi Nursing Home (Sony LIV)
This quirky drama revolves around a dysfunctional family running a nursing home in Eluru. Backed by seasoned actors Naresh, Pavitra Lokesh and Rajeev Kanakala, this offbeat comedy series offers guaranteed laughs.
14. 9 MM Revolver (Amazon Prime)
Billed as an ‘extreme sports action thriller’, this series follows a brother-sister duo who get embroiled in a sinister conspiracy. Lead stars Aadhi Pinisetty and Seerat Kapoor should pack a punch in this fast-paced adventure.
15. Masti Tales (Amazon Prime)
This youthful romantic anthology brings five diverse stories around modern relationships bound by mischief and desire. With a vibrant young cast, Masti Tales promises to showcase the pleasures and perils of youthful romance.
16. Gaslight (Netflix)
Based on true incidents, this investigative thriller sheds light on an infamous serial killer case that terrorized Vijayawada. Its sinister premise and tense narrative makes it an exciting binge watch.
17. Kathaa Animuthyalu (Aha)
This unique animated web series brings iconic Telugu short stories by legendary writers to life through animation. The innovative format makes it engaging for children and adults alike.
18. Voter (SonyLIV)
Politics, power play and high-stakes elections in Rayalaseema form the backdrop of this political drama starring Navya Swamy and Sandeep Kumaar. Created by ace director Chandra Sekhar Yeleti, this promises an insightful look into provincial politics.
19. Nanna Prakara (Amazon Prime)
A lighthearted dramedy about two quirky middle-aged neighbors who bond over their respective midlife crises. Lead stars Srinivas Avasarala and Rao Ramesh’s comic timing spices up this slice-of-life series.
20. Reddy Garu (Disney+ Hotstar)
This fun sitcom follows a wealthy businessman trying to find grooms for his two daughters with contrasting personalities. Lead by comedian Getup Srinu, this family comedy should provide clean laughs.
The diverse mix of crime thrillers, political sagas, sitcoms, biopics and more lined up for 2023 indicates the rapid growth of the Telugu OTT space. With bold stories, acclaimed talents and slick production values, these web series promise quality entertainment.