Must Watch Best Bengali Web Series You Cannot Afford To Miss

Television is no longer the only source of entertainment. OTT or VOD Platforms have provided meaningful content to the urban Bengali youth. Hoichoi, owned by eastern India's largest production house, SVF, was the first to tap on the OTT platform for Bengali. Hoichoi has produced some of the best Bengali web series. Hoichoi Contents like Hello, Byomkesh, Dupur Thakurpo, Mismatch, and Eken Babu was an instant hit among viewers. Zee5 has also released few Original Bengali Series like Kaali, Judgement Day, etc. Here is the list of the best Bengali web series that you must watch.


Hello, it is Hoichoi's first original content and the most-watched web series in Bengali. There are many hacks for a free Hoichoi subscription. You can watch the first two episodes of season 1 on Youtube. 

The plot revolves around a Bonedi Bari Bou(traditional household lady) Nandita, who is busy with the preparation of Durga Puja, receives an MMS showing her husband making love with a mysterious lady, Nina. After the successful season 1, Season 2 went on air after a year gap. There is a high demand for season 3. 

Durga Puja Setup, traditional Bengali house, and power-packed performance by all the actors have made this series a must-watch.

Why You Should Watch -  Best Bengali Web Series
Genre - Drama, Thriller
Star Cast - Raima Sen, Priyanka Sarkar, Joy Sengupta
Platform - Hoichoi, Zee5
IMDb Rating - 6.5


Byomkesh is an all-time hit content for Bengali filmmakers. Byomkesh Bakshi, a detective character created by Sharadindu Bandhopadhyay, has been played by aced movie actors like Uttam Kumar, Abir Chatterjee, Jishu Sengupta, Rajit Kapur, and Sushant Singh Rajput. Anirban Bhattacharya, who is playing the titular role, has raised the standard with his power-packed performance. He received the most lovable character from Hoichoi for this role in 2020.

Why You Should Watch -  One of the best Bengali Web Series
Genre- Detective
Star Cast - Anirban Bhattacharya, Ridhima Ghosh, Subrat Dutta
Platform - Hoichoi, Zee5
IMDb Rating - 8


The story is about a copywriter, Soumyo Roy, whose wife Rikhia, dies under mysterious circumstances. Police charged him with the murder. To prove his innocence, he is running away from the authorities. Is he guilty? Lead Actor Nishan is a Kolkata born, who works in Southern movies. Darshana has looked very beautiful in this series. This Psycho thriller will hold you on to your seat till the last scene.

Why You Should Watch -  Gripping Story
Genre - Thriller
Star Cast - Darshana Banik, Shilajit Mazumdar, Nishan Nanaiah
Platform - Hoichoi, Zee5
IMDb Rating - 6.4

Eken Babu

If you are in a mood to watch something light, then go for this one. You will not get bored watching this show. Hoichoi has released four seasons of this detective series. 

The story of the first and second seasons are based on the Bangalore location and shows the high-rise apartment culture of Bengaluru. 

The third season is a story of an upper-class business family in Bangladesh. In the fourth season, he is resolving the murder mystery in ancestral property.

Eken Babu, aka Ekendra Sen, is a middle-aged, ordinary-looking, Bengali man who solves murder mysteries in his witty style. Bengalis love detective thriller. Byomkesh, Feluda, Kakababu to Sonada, they all have captured the imagination of thriller loving people. Eken Babu is the latest celebutante to this list.

Why You Should Watch -  Light watch, Entertaining
Genre- Detective, Comedy
Star Cast - Shoumo Banerjee, Anirban Chakrabarti, Bubble
Platform - Hoichoi, Zee5
IMDb Rating - 8.1

Shei Je Holud Pakhi

Som, a police officer, has lost his daughter. He requests the pop sensation Vaidehi to sing a song written by his daughter. But in mysterious circumstances, Vaidehi dies in a car crash. Well-composed songs of Upali Chattopadhyay have amplified the thrill. Sahana Dutta's lyrics and Ujjaini Mukherjee's voice have made this series exceptional. The audio jukebox is available on Youtube. Season 1 was an open-ended thriller, and viewers have to wait for the next season.

Why You Should Watch -  Thrill with exceptional music
Genre- Thriller
Star Cast - Saswata Chatterjee, Tridha Chowdhury
Platform - Hoichoi, Zee5
IMDb Rating - 6.7

Dupur Thakurpo 

As the name suggests, the series is about thakurpos(brothers-in-law) who fantasize about their Boudi(sister-in-law). The series is popular because of the oomph factor of the female lead characters. In seson1, Swastika Mukherjee played the role of Uma Boudi. Monalisa, the Bigboss fame Bhojpuri actress, was roped in for season 2.

Why You Should Watch -  No brainer comedy
Genre- Comedy
Star Cast - Swastika Mukherjee(season 1), Monalisa(Season 2), Flora Saini(Season 3)
Platform - Hoichoi, Zee5
IMDb Rating - 4.3

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Holy Faak

This series is about the sweet and sour love story of Indra and Diya, the new aged couple. Meanwhile, Indra's grandfather and Diya's grandmother become good friends. Their friendship twists the story. After the first successful season, Hoichoi returned with the second season of Holy Faak. You can watch the first two episodes of season 1 on Youtube.

Why You Should Watch -  Light watch, Entertaining
Genre- Romantic Comedy
Star Cast - Soumya Mukherjee, Anamika Chakraborty, Paran Banerjee, Ratna Ghosal
Platform - Hoichoi, Zee5
IMDb Rating - 5.3


Cartoonist Aritra and his girlfriend moved to their new apartment. As things turn out, they realized that Aritra's animated characters are haunting the house.

Why you Should Watch -  Want to get scared
Genre- Horror
Star Cast - Payel Sarkar, Mainak Banerjee
Platform - Hoichoi, Zee5
IMDb Rating - 6

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