Work from home, online classes and lockdown has facilitated enough free time for us binge on shows that were on our must was watch list for a long time. While we are on the topic of the good series lets dive into series that are worth watching in Netflix, Amazon Prime, Voot and Disney+Hotstar.
Dark– German web series which is available on Netflix took the internet by storm when its 3rd season was released on 27th June 2020. The Mystery drama was first introduced in 2017. Written by Ronny Schalk and Jantje Fries this remarkable series revolve around the secrets of a small German town, Winden. The secrets of this town are related to supernaturalism or loopholes in Physics? It has 8.8 IMDb rating and has fared pretty well among the viewers.
Bosch – Created by Michael Connely, this drama, spread over 6 seasons is quite a famous one. The American series aired in 2014 on Amazon Prime Videos. The story is about an LAPD detective who is investigating the murder of a young boy. Life takes a sharp turn when Harry Bosch is accused of murdering a serial killer. The series was nominated for Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Design.
Madam Secretary – This 2014 Political Drama earned a lot of appreciation. Over time, the series spanned into a 6 season show about a lady, Elizabeth McCord who is appointed the Secretary of State. She is a former CIA analyst who works hard to balance every sphere of life. It is currently available in Voot.
Aarya – Sushmita Sen, after years of being relegated to secondary roles finally stumbled upon the perfect character that suits her personality with Aarya. This Disney+Hotstar series which released on 17th June 2020 is a Drama about a wife in a wealthy family who stumbles across dark family secrets.
Game Of Thrones – There is only a few who have not yet watched GoT. But if you are one of those who could not squeeze this super popular Drama into your busy schedule, this is the time! Spawned over 8 seasons, this series is amazing and will keep you hooked to your screen.
Sacred Games – If you are Hindi crime drama buff, this is your jam. A perfect concoction of crime, underworld, spirituality and truth, this series is nothing less than a masterpiece on Netflix. Starring Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pankaj Tripathi and Radhika Apte, this series ticks off all the boxes of an amazing show.
The Crown – The Royal Drama Series was released in 2016 and currently airs on Netflix. As can be predicted, this series is about a royal family, none other than the British Royal family. It revolves around the life of Queen Elizabeth II mainly but also provides a clear insight into the workings of the Royal family. We also see Queen Elizabeth’s sister Princess Margaret and her extravagant lifestyle. It is based on an award-winning play, The Audience.
Paatal Lok – Another gem in the Indian crime genre. Paatal Lok is a story about the underworld and dark crimes that a cynical police inspector stumbles upon. Directed by Avinash Arun, this 2020 crime thriller series stars Jaideep Ahlawat and Swastika Mukherjee.
What are you waiting for? Grab a bucket of popcorn and relax!
Banaras Hindu University
2nd Year, English Hons.
Varanasi, UP. Mohona is an avid reader and equality seeker. She takes a keen interest in painting and finds solace among books, coffee, nature and dogs.