Series always have a different essence attached to it. We somewhere get so clutched to it that when it’s about to get over, we often feel we will miss it. We are sure it happens with you too, right? And we generally finish a series and then eagerly wait for its next season. Now, during the outbreak of this Coronavirus pandemic which left 2020 completely topsy turvy at first, the OTT platforms came in handy to become our saviours and gave us a feel of grasping at straws. Read our blog on

The whole world was locked indoors. And so, we spent most of our time of the year 2020 in our quilts. A little weird year, isn’t it? Talking of our times at our respective homes, movies and series were indeed a blessing in disguise. We recently listed down the Best Movies of 2020 on SonyLIV in our blog. Go check it out if you haven’t already. However, not to forget the amazing series that bring us a blissful time too. So, we listed down the Best Series of 2020 on SonyLIV. 

Check out the list of Best Series of 2020 on SonyLIV and pick out the one you haven’t watched yet. Because we are sure, before the New Year 2021 brings a whole new bunch of blockbusters for you, you should not miss on the series that the OTT platform has to offer already. 

So, without any delay, let’s have a look at the Best Series of 2020 on SonyLIV.

Sandwiched Forever

25 December | Hindi | IMDb: 8.4

Imagine how it would feel to a newly-wed couple with their respective in-laws living next door to them. That’s what happens with Sameer and Naina in this comedy drama. As their parents move in just the next door to them. One on the left and the other on the right. And so, they get “Sandwiched Forever”.

This series will make you laugh till your tummy hurts and cheer up your mood a lot. Watch this comedy series streaming on SonyLIV now. Also, it got an IMDb rating of 8.4. What else could be more compelling? Oh! Yeah! One more thing, the cast! Sandwiched Forever stars Kunaal Roy Kapur as Sameer, Aahana Kumra as Naina; the newly-wed. The series also stars Atul Kulkarni and Lubna Salim as Sarnaiks, Zakir Hussain and Divya Seth Shah as Shastris.

Scam 1992

9 October | Hindi | IMDb: 9.4

Well, although we are sure that this series wasn’t the one to be missed, but if you did, you surely got to watch it right away. And above all, this series needs no introduction or description. Even if you haven’t watched it yet, we are sure you know the theme behind it. However, we will still mention it here for those who might not know about it.

This one of the best Hindi series is based on the life of the Big Bull of Indian Stock Market back in the 80s and 90s; Harshad Mehta. Harshad Mehta was an ordinary salesman who soon took over the whole Indian Stock Market and was known to be the king of the Stock Market. He knew the loopholes in the system and exploited it to his benefit fraudulently.

So, the scam of 1992. However, he couldn’t hold the success for too long as the scam was revealed and it led to his downfall and arrest. Journalist Sucheta Dalal had a huge role to play in it. This one of the Best Series of 2020 on SonyLIV is a must watch. Afterall, even IMDb indicates so with a rating of 9.4. SCAM 1992 stars Pratik Gandhi as Harshad Mehta and Shreya Dhanwanthary as Sucheta Dalal. It also stars Hemant Kher, Anjali Barot and Nikhil Dwivedi among many others.


10 July | Hindi | IMDb: 8.1

Undekhi is a crime thriller which has a plot that will give you goosebumps. The plot which is set in West Bengal deals with the cops investigating a murder case in Sunderbans. Soon, they find a mutilated dead body which turns out to be the body of a police officer named Dibakar Sarkar.

They find out that the officer was murdered 23 days back and the body has been eaten by animals. On the other hand, they get into another case of 3 missing girls from a nearby village. This Hindi series is one with an interesting yet a bit puzzling story. However, you can only know what happened to the girls and who is the murderer when you watch Undekhi. It is currently streaming on SonyLIV after its premiere on 10 July.

Undekhi stars Harsh Chhaya, Dibyendu Bhattacharya , Abhishek Chauhan, Surya Sharma, Anchal Singh, Ayn Zoya, Sayandeep Sengupta, Ankur Rathee and Apeksha Porwa.

The Good Doctor – Season 4

2 November | English | IMDb: 8.2

As the name already tells, this one of the best series is a medical drama with an interesting and inspiring story. It deals with the story of a surgeon who relocates to San Jose as he joins the prestigious San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital. However, “The Good Doctor” is autistic with savant syndrome. Witness the story of the young surgeon on SonyLIV.

Originally, the first season of this series premiered in 2017. But the latest Season 4 hit the screen on November 2. The series stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy. The Good Doctor also stars Antonia Thomas, Hill Harper, Christina Chang, Richard Schiff, Will Yun Lee, Fiona Gubelmann, Paige Spara, and Tamlyn Tomita.  


27 June | Hindi | IMDb: 9.1

The story of a family from the small-town of North India will take you on a roller coaster ride of emotions. Gullak is a comedy drama of the Mishra family and a bundle of love. But the story has its own ups and downs of the lives of the small town. Therefore, the series is a package of happiness, sorrow, petty crime and so on.

But above all, love. Indulge in various shades of the small-town living. Gullak stars Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta and Harsh Mayar as the sweet little Mishra family. Also, this series got an IMDb rating of 8.4.

For Life – Season 2

18 November | English | IMDb: 7.6

Imagine, a prisoner with a life sentence becomes a lawyer to fight for his inmates to overturn his conviction. However, the twist is that he was convicted for the crime he did not commit. This is the story of Aron Wallace. In addition, this English series is based on the life of Isaac Wright Jr. For Life is a biographical crime drama starring Nicholas Pinnock as Aaron Wallace. This series is worth a watch. So, grab the opportunity to watch this one on SonyLIV if you haven’t already. And get to know the real story of Aron. 

Avrodh: The Siege Within

31 July | Hindi | IMDb: 7.6

With this war thriller witness the Uri Surgical Strike. Yes, you guessed it right. This Hindi series has the theme of the Indian Army. This series is a fictionalised depiction on the 2016 Uri attack. With a rating of 7.6, this series premiered on SonyLIV on 31 July. And we totally recommend you to watch this series which will definitely make you feel all the thrill. This series has a promising cast that includes Amit Sadh, Vikram Gokhale, Neeraj Kabi, Darshan Kumaar, Ananth Narayan Mahadevan and Madhurima Tuli to name a few. 

A Confession

24 July | English | IMDb: 7.6

Detective Steve Fulcher is in look for a 22-year-old lady whose boyfriend reported the missing report. But after some time into the investigation, the case tends to take an ugly turn. Now, the detective aims to catch the killer no matter what. Moreover, he intends to solve the case even if he has to sacrifice his career and reputation. Watch this crime thriller on SonyLIV with 7.6 as its IMDb rating. A Confession stars Martin Freeman as Detective Superintendent Stephen Fulcher. Find out who is the killer and the case.


4 September | Hindi | IMDb: 7.5

What happens when a flight is found crashed years after it went missing? Shocking and thrilling right? That’s the story of JL50. A plane is found crashed in West Bengal when a CBI officer Shantanu takes-over to investigate. After the investigation, the team gets puzzled after they find that the plane turns out to be Flight JL50. However, Flight JL50 went missing 35 years ago. Oh! This story got to be thrilling. Yeah! We know that is the thought you just got.

So, go watch this one, we are sure you won’t get just enough of it. You can thank us later. This one of the Best Series of 2020 on SonyLIV stars Abhay Deol as Shantanu along with Pankaj Kapur, Ritika Anand, Piyush Mishra and Rajesh Sharma. 

Alex Rider

10 July | English | IMDb: 7.5

This series is based on Anthony Horowitz’s popular novel series; Alex Rider. This action thriller series deals with the story of a teenager Alex Rider. The young boy is recruited as a spy for the Secret Intelligence Service – MI6. This English series is a must watch. And you can find it streaming on SonyLIV. It stars Otto Farrant as Alex Rider. Also, in an adventurous way, Alex investigates his uncle’s death. This investigation leads him to the assassination of the two billionaires. Find out the whole story, now!

Your Honor

18 June | Hindi | IMDb: 7.3

Do you think that the most honest people would manipulate the morals and use their power to save their blood relations? Well, you can get the answer in this action Hindi series. Check out what happens when the only son of a reputed judge of the High Court is involved in the hit & run case. How the judge reacts and what does he do? Does he let his morals get sacrificed in order to save his son? Or does he sacrifice his relation and the only son to keep his morals? Well, you can only find out when you watch this one.

So, log in to your SonyLIV account and see what happens. Your Honor stars Jimmy Sheirgill, Varun Badola, Parul Gulati, Ruma Pathak and Pulkit Makol.

Well, these were the list of Best Series of 2020 on SonyLIV. However, this is not the end just yet. We have some other must watch series for you in the store. Yes, right! An extended list of Best Series of 2020 on SonyLIV mentioned below. So, enjoy!

Some Other Best Series of 2020 on SonyLIV

  • The Tudors
  • Power
  • The Commons
  • The War of the Worlds
  • Uncommon Sense with Sonali Gaur
  • SOT: Surgical Operation Team
  • Shrikant Bashir
  • LA’s Finest season 2
  • A Simple Murder

Complete List of Best Series of 2020 on SonyLIV

  • Sandwiched Forever
  • Scam 1992
  • Undekhi
  • The Good Doctor – Season 4
  • Gullak
  • For Life – Season 2
  • Avrodh: The Siege Within
  • A Confession
  • JL50
  • Alex Rider
  • Your Honor
  • The Tudors
  • Power
  • The Commons
  • The War of the Worlds
  • Uncommon Sense with Sonali Gaur
  • SOT: Surgical Operation Team
  • Shrikant Bashir
  • LA’s Finest season 2
  • A Simple Murder

So, we got it sorted for you with the complete list of Best Series of 2020 on SonyLIV. Now, go and have a lovely time by indulging yourself in these.

Happy Watching!

And Happy New Year!

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