Amazon Prime Video emerges a clear winner in a reader’s poll by BookMyShow Buzz

23 . Jul . 2020
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The Family Man’ Voted The Best Indian Web Series, followed by Paatal Lok and Mirzapur, by readers in a poll conducted by BookMyShow Buzz

Panchayat, available on Amazon Prime Video is the only non-crime series in the top eight on the poll

In a recent poll conducted by BookMyShow Buzz, readers have chosen Amazon Original Series The Family Man as the best Indian web series by readers. The poll reiterates Amazon Prime Video as a viewer favourite with four of the top five ranked shows belonging to the service.

The poll featured 16 of the most popular Indian series that released on or before June 30, 2020. A total of 3,820 votes were received of which The Family Man emerged a clear winner, shortly followed by Amazon Original Series Paatal Lok and Mirzapur. The result also indicates that crime is the most-preferred genre across streaming services, with crime dramas performing considerably better than other shows. The only one non-crime genre featured in the top eight results is Panchayat, available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.


The Family Man

The Family Man is an edgy action-drama series, which tells the story of a middle-class man who works for a special cell of the National Investigation Agency. While he tries to protect the nation from terrorists, he also has to protect his family from the impact of his secretive, high-pressure, and low paying job.


A shocking incident at a wedding procession ignites a series of events entangling the lives of two families in the lawless city of Mirzapur.

Paatal Lok

A down and out cop lands the case of a lifetime when four suspects are nabbed in the assassination attempt of a journalist. The pursuit of it leads him to ‘Paatal Lok’, and to shocking discoveries in the past of the four suspects.


A comedy-drama, which captures the journey of an engineering graduate Abhishek, who for lack of a better job option joins as secretary of a Panchayat office in a remote village of Uttar Pradesh.