You are just getting exposed to the trend of web series in India but in places like America, it is the most happening fad and there is a lot of money which rides on it. In fact, one web series has become bigger than the magnum opus Baahubalis total revenue earnings.
Well, the famous Netflix have produced a web series named Narcos about the Medellin drug cartel and its lord Pablo Escobar. This is of ten episodes each for two seasons which means twenty episodes. For each episode, 2 million USD is the budget so for both seasons 40 million USD was spent.
This is the biggest success point. Web series are being made with international audience connection. Given that, Baahubali is very tiny and it is just the making budget which needs to be worked. Just for Narcos lakhs of subscribers came across the globe and joined Netflix. That way, it is more than Baahubali. It also shows that if you can come up with international audience subject, even a web series works big.