The Christmas holiday is coming up and you might wonder how to spend the holiday period. What is your escape plan to run away from your office works, household chores, and spent quality time with family and friends? List of TV Series to watch online in India
The platforms including Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, HBO Max, TVF collected high rated IMDB drama.
1. Scam 1992
Isn’t surprising, then, that the pendulum of investment is said to swing between fear and greed. SonyLIV dropped the new series “Scam 1992” one of the biggest scams of India committed in the Indian stock market.
The scam took place in Mumbai and the person behind its well-known stockbroker Harshad Mehta.
The web series directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta is based on a book titled ‘The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away, written by business journalist Debashis Basu & his wife Sucheta.
The Scam 1992 stars Pratik Gandhi in the lead role. The series follows the life of Gujarati stockbroker, Harshad Mehta the one-man army who likes to take a risk and create history. He single-handedly ran the entire stock market who took the market to heights and responsible for a tragic downfall.
Scam 1992 is popularly known as the ‘Amitabh Bachchan of Stock Market’, the biggest scandal ever committed in history. Ruined many lives in the country and changed the rules of the game on Dalal Street.
2. The Flight Attendant
HBO Max’s new series “The Flight Attendant” is a darkly comedic thriller drama based on the 2018 New York bestselling novel by Chris Bohjalian.
From the creator You, Steve Yorker back with another dark thriller drama series explores the excitement and mysterious twist in the life of flight attendant Kaley Cuoco in the first to eight episodes.
The miniseries explores the rollercoaster ride of the flight attendant who wakes in the Dubai hotel with the dead men with no idea what happened. When she is interrogated by the FBI agents, she unwilling to answer their question as she didn’t piece the night together with the stranger.
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3. The Outsider
Adaptation of Stephan King’s novel “The Outsider”, HBO’s top-rated new series of 2020 star Ben Mendelsohn as detective Ralph Anderson.
The series takes place in the Georgia suburb where a baseball coach and a teacher named Terry Maitland, blamed for the murder of a young boy. An investigator or detective Ralph Anderson is appointed to solve the case.
But when an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.
4. The Boys
Spending most of the time of childhood reading superheroes comics and watching batman, superman, and how they used their power to save the life of people. They are often treated as popular as celebrities. How they save the world to knock down the enemies and make a special place in our hearts.
We all love superhero movies and sometimes we tried to imitate them but what happened when you see the darkest side of the picture. What do the superheroes start abusing their powers? It shows the different aspects of superheroes, how their power is generated, re-planted stunts to recognize them as heroes in front of the public, owned by the corporation Vought International, premiering them, make business and money through it. Created by Garth Ennis and Derrick Robertson came with 2 seasons released on Amazon Prime. It is based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Derrick Robertson.
5. Sacred Games
The biggest gangster drama in the Hindi web series is Sacred Games. The interesting and must-watch mysterious Netflix drama story revolves around a Mumbai police officer (Sartaj Singh) and a gangster (Gaitonde) who thinks him to be a god.
Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap produced it under their banner Phantom Films. It is based on Vikram Chandra’s 2016 novel, Sacred Games is a dangerous cat-and-mouse chase between Sartaj Singh and Ganesh Gaitonde. The show is a scary thriller drama centers on a link in their pasts that leads an honest cop to a fugitive gang boss, whose ambiguous warning spurs the officers on a quest to save Mumbai from disaster and tragedy.
What are the new problems that arise in the lives of rural India? Panchayat is the top-rated Hindi comedy web series that will make you laugh and lighten your mood. Directed by Deepak Kumar Mishra, Panchayat is a 2020 drama released on Amazon Prime. It has shown a remarkable piece of work and wins the hearts of the views by keeping the plot simple and clean.
The story summed up the life of the people living in rural areas and throws the light on their day to day life problems. The 25-year-old engineering student Abhishek plays as Jitendra Kumar in a lead role, whose life took a sharp turn when he joins as a secretary in the Panchayat office in a remote village in Uttar Pradesh. Due to a lack of job opportunity and societal pressure, he accepts this proposal leaving behind his comfortable lifestyle. How Abhishek tackle the problems of rural people and adjust to a new environment?
ZEE5 continuously give big hits during the lockdown. The channel has come up with various top-rated dramas in the last few months and now the directors and producers try their hands in a crime thriller “Lalbazaar”.
Lalbazaar is the story of the talented police officers of Kolkata that work in Lalbazaar police headquarters. The story shows how a team of iconic police officers enter the world of crime and solves murder mystery and various and life-threatening incidents happened regularly in Lalbazaar.
Its 10 gruesome episodes emphasize the increasing crime rate in the Lalbazaar and the good and evil forces that exist in society.
A new physiological thriller series Ratched is created by Evan Romansky and developed by Ryan Murphy. The story is the origin of the 1962 novel One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest written by Ken Kesey.
The drama revolves around the nurse Mildred Ratched serves cruelty to her patients. In 1947 at Northern California Mildred Ratched begins working as a nurse at a leading psychiatric hospital. But beneath her lavish attire what she holds gives you goosebumps.
The thrilling tale about the group of patients in the psychiatric ward and what kind of cruel treatment and unsettling experiment they suffer from the hands of the nurses and staff.
9. Breaking Bad
Breaking bad is a series involving a hardworking, loving father and genius chemistry teacher Walter White. When he came to know that he was suffering from cancer, he ensures to give a secure future to his family. For this, he is trapped in a world of crime and sells drugs to meet his family’s requirements for future needs.
Netflix dropped the thriller most-watched series of all time and well-received by the audience. Created and produced by Vincen Gilligan came back with successfully 5 seasons will remain the best drama series of the last decade. Breaking Bad is an intense, dark, and action packed series with ambiguous characters and a storyline worth watching.
10. The Gone Game
The year 2020 turned into a nightmare due to Covid-19. All of a sudden life of many people turned upside down when the lockdown was announced by the government with just four hours’ notice.
Streaming channel Voot Select released the series The Gone Game on August 20, 2020, which reflects the reality of today’s troubled situations we are in. The Gone Game thriller series shot during the lockdown directed by Nikhil Nagesh Bhat.
The Gone Game is a four-episode series that shot by the actors in their homes separately with limited equipment. It is set in March and revolves around the mysterious disappearance of the Sahil Gujral when he went under self-quarantine as he landed in India during the pandemic-induced lockdown.
When the news reached his family, they have broken down with shock and assume that he died due to Covid-19. The story took a sharp turn when Sahil’s sister Amara receives a call from Sahil’s phone and a worm of suspicion develops in Amara’s mind. Will his sister Amara unravel the mystery around her brother’s death and find out the truth?
IMDB Rating: 8.0
Adaptation of Deborah Feldman’s 2012 autobiography Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots, Unorthodox is the top-rated Netflix series of 2020, directed by Maria Schrader.
The story of the series focuses on a young Jewish woman “Esty” who runs from her arranged marriage and Ultra-Orthodox Community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and starts a new life in Berlin. But when her husband finds that she was pregnant, he with his cousin moves to Berlin to find her.
12. Locke & Key
IMDB Rating: 7.4
Netflix’s fantasy horror series “Locke & Key” is an interesting supernatural drama created by Joseph Hillstrom King or Joe Hill. Joseph is known for various good supernatural and horror series such as Heart-Shaped Box, Strange Weather, and others.
Based on Hill’s book series of the same name, the new 2020 series focus on three siblings who following their father’s murders, enter into a house that is filled with reality-bending keys. The series contains various uncover mysteriously, twists and turns.
10 episode series include various characters such as Jackson Robert Scott as Bode Locke, Connor Jessup as Tyler Locke, Emilia Jones as Kinsey Locke, and others.
Amazon Prime Video original series set in 1970s New York and focus on Nazism in America. The series contains important information related to the US government covert recruitment, former Nazis, technicians, etc.
The story of the series follows a group of Nazi Hunters who lives in 1977 New York City. They found that many high-ranking Nazi officials who live in the third Reich are making a conspiracy to create a Fourth Reich in the US. Under the leadership of Pacino’s Meyer Offerman, the group decides to set out the bloody quest to bring Nazis to justice and prevent their new genocidal plans.
Created by newcomer David Weil and executive producer specialist Jordan Peele, the new series is a tale of super-smart young Jewish Brooklynite Jonah Heidelbaum.
IMDB Rating: 8.4
Voot Select’s original series “Asur” touches on various themes deeply rooted within the Indian mythologies and presents a common perception of asuras, devas, the social structure and conflict between them, vices and virtues, justice and injustice, moral flexibilities, karma, etc.
The unique crime-thriller web series show two opposing worlds against each other. It’s center on two forensic experts who trap in a cat and mouse game with a serial killer, who kills for his belief. It contains a precise and edgy storyline that you may not foresee.
15. Into the Night
IMDB Rating: 7.1
Created by Jason George, the apocalyptic drama is inspired by Jack Dukaj, Polish science-fiction novel “The Old Axoloti”.
The new science-fiction thriller series revolves around a group of people who while boarding a red-eye flight from Brussels, get hijacked. The flight moved towards the west to survive a catastrophic solar event that kills all living organisms during daylight hours.
Netflix’s first Belgian original series contains a total of six episodes, full of twists and turns.