10 Best Hindi Web Series Based on Novels with Amazing Storylines

Are you a fan of novels? Then this article is just for you because these are some Hindi web series based on novels. It has become a popular trend in Bollywood cinema to adapt novels into web series. Some of the most successful movies have come from novels. Here we have listed some best and most popular Hindi web series based on novels that have been loved by all the people who watch them. These web series gained attention from their first episode onwards, not only because they were unique or good but also because they had an amazing storyline plot and were very entertaining.

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1. Sacred Games

Based on the 2006 book by Vikram Chandra, Sacred Games is an Indian neo-noir crime thriller. The series follows the events that occur after Sartaj Singh, a disturbed police officer in Mumbai. He receives a phone call from mobster Ganesh Gaitonde telling him to save the city within 25 days. A fugitive gang boss and a good cop are connected by their shared pasts. The gang boss’ cryptic warning prompts the good cop to embark on a mission to prevent disaster in Mumbai. 

2. A Suitable Boy

A Suitable Boy is a BBC television drama miniseries that Andrew Davies adapted from the 1993 book by Vikram Seth. The show set against the backdrop of post-independent India, follows four interconnected families in North India. The plot centers around Mrs. Rupa Mehra, who is looking for a good spouse for her youngest daughter Lata. The daughter is conflicted about what she owes to her mother and what she wants to do with her suitors in terms of romance.

3. A State of Siege

State of Siege: 26/11 is an Indian action-thriller web series. The series is based on the book Black Tornado: The Three Sieges of Mumbai 26/11 by journalist Sandip Unnithan, which explores Operation Black Tornado, the military response to the terrorist attacks of November 26, 2001. The NSG Commandos, who were brought in to save the day during the 26/11 terrorist strikes after the Mumbai Police suffered significant fatalities, are featured in the series as they observe the terrorist attacks.

4. Leila

Indian dystopian drama web series ‘Leila’ is based on Prayaag Akbar’s 2017 book. Leila tells the tale of Shalini, a mother searching for her missing daughter in a totalitarian society not too distant in the future. She works around the system to look for the daughter who was kidnapped from her years ago in a near-future civilization where a repressive ruler segregates society.

5. The Final Call

The 2019 Indian web television thriller series ‘The Final Call’ is based on Priya Kumar’s 2015 book ‘I Will Go with You’. The story revolves around the passengers on a Mumbai to Sydney flight whose lives are in jeopardy after the captain decides to commit suicide while they are in flight. When the Skyline flight 502 pilot makes the decision to terminate his life by committing suicide, he endangers the lives of more than 300 passengers. The ATS squad and airline officer Kiran Mirza move quickly to save the passengers.

6. Bhram

Bhram is a psychological horror/thriller in which the protagonist, who has PTSD, travels to various extremities (psychological, supernatural, and mythical) in an effort to uncover a long-forgotten reality. New truths are revealed by the twisted past, which upends everything.

7. Parchhayee

There is no escape from the chill this winter. Parchhayee is prepared to bring the most terrifying horror stories by renowned novelist Ruskin Bond to life. The life of Alisha Khanna is completely upended by an automobile accident. The best-selling romance author relocates to her sister’s home in Shimla in an effort to start afresh. However, she begins to see girls in her visions. She initially writes it off as hallucinations brought on by her PTSD. She then learns that the girl had passed away 20 years earlier. Alisha is unaware that she has endangered her own life. How far will one lady go to bring a murdered girl’s killer to justice? 

8. Bard of Blood

Based on the 2015 espionage novel by Bilal Siddiqi, Bard of Blood is an Indian spy thriller series. A former Indian spy must face his past as he returns to command an unauthorized hostage-rescue expedition, years after a disastrous assignment in Balochistan. When four Indian spies are kidnapped, and excommunicated RAW operative Kabir Anand, a brave analyst, and a sleeper agent engage on a secret mission in Balochistan. The mission quickly goes south, and Kabir is forced to confront his past demons.

9. Stories by Rabindranath Tagore

The drama based on the well-known short stories by Bengali author and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, is set in 1920s Bengal. In his writing, Tagore emphasized connections that were shaped by the flaws and quirks of human nature. In contrast to other works of literature from his time, Tagore’s writings featured powerful women as the main characters who were sheltered by a traditional Indian culture. Tagore’s works were revolutionary and brought about a change in the thinking of traditional Indian ideals in a society where adultery, rebellion, sadness, and death were taboo.

10. The Married Woman

A Married Woman is an Indian Hindi-language romantic drama web series that is based on the book by Manju Kapur. Astha is a devout housewife and mother. Being an unorthodox artist, Peeplika has never been impressed by daily routines. When Astha discovers a deep connection with Peeplika, something she had always yearned for, she frees herself from the constraints and expectations of society.

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