The video streaming space in India has seen humongous growth in the past couple of years. Indian Web series have taken over phone and TV screens in millions of Indian households, as binge-watching becomes the new norm. 2020 will likely be no different as major players like Netflix, Prime Video, and ALTBalaji have quite a few originals planned for the year. From Mirzapur: Season 2 to Baahubali: Before the Beginning, here are some of the upcoming Indian Web Series in 2020.
1. Breathe: Season 2
Breathe is one of Amazon Prime Video's marquee TV shows in India. The R Madhavan-starrer crime drama shows the story of two desperate and driven men stuck in a cat and mouse game. Breathe Season 2 stars Abhishek Bachchan, who replaces R Madhavan in the lead role. Release date is unknown.
2. It Happened In Calcutta
ALTBalaji is also looking to bring out new original series in 2020. It Happened In Calcutta is set in 60s-70s Calcutta, where Karan Kundrra and debutante Naghma Rizwan feature in lead roles. It is about a simple medical student who falls in love with an arrogant and flamboyant guy. Release date is unknown.
3. Baahubali: Before the Beginning
Baahubali: Before the Beginning is possibly the most ambitious original series that Netflix India has planned for 2020. Part of the Baahubali franchise, this show consists of nine episodes and acts as a prequel to Baahubali: The Beginning. Release date, once again, not known yet.
4. Dil Hi Toh Hai: Season 3
Dil Hi Toh Hai is one of ALTBalaji's most popular Web series till date. After two successful seasons, Dil Hi Toh Hai: Season 3 is expected to release around June 2020. Karan Kundrra and Yogita Bihani reprise their roles as Ritvik and Palak Noon.
5. Mirzapur: Season 2
Mirzapur is undoubtedly Amazon Prime Video's most popular Web series, ranking close to The Family Man. Amazon has been teasing the premiere of a second season. Mirzapur: Season 2 is confirmed to release sometime this year, and could be making its way to the streaming platform in April this year.
6. Class of 2020
Sequel to Class of 2017, Class of 2020 is yet another original TV series from ALTBalaji this year. Palak Singh of Gandii Baat Season 3 has been roped in to play the role of Gazala, Rohan's bhabhi.
Mentalhood marks actress Karisma Kapoor's digital debut on ALTBalaji. The Web series revolves around different natures of mothers and showcases how they manoeuvre their way through unreasonable expectations and they try their best to raise their children.