Top 7 Shows From Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, AltBalaji, Zee5 Which Redefined Entertainment in 2018
Popularity of on-demand entertainment has exceeded all calculations. Find out which shows became hits in 2018
2018 was a year of web series – Netflix, Amazon Prime, and so many others. People now prefer watching web series over the same old saas-bahu soaps over and over again. There are smart TVs everywhere and en number of series to choose from on each individual channel.
Comedy, love stories, lust stories murder, politics, they have a web series for every mood! They are loved everywhere as they are fast, interesting and always have a creatively written story. After a long day at work, they are a great way to end the day, or you can always binge watch over the weekend!
Here are top seven web series to indulge in (along with their IMDb rating)
Sacred Games – Netflix
The first ever Netflix original series in India, this web series is based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 novel of the same name.
Starring Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Jitendra Joshi, Radhika Apte, Girish Kulkarni, Sacred Games gripped the nation overnight! The plot of the web series goes: One night, a Mumbai police officer gets a phone call from a gangster warning him to save the city in 25 days. The series covers the events that follow.
IMDb – 8.9
Ghoul – Netflix
Starring Radhika Apte, Manav Kaul amongst others, the plot is truly thrilling: a new prisoner at a military detention center starts behaving erratically leading to a young interrogator to go in pursuit of truth which becomes a battle for survival.
IMDb – 7.2
Breathe – Amazon Prime
A thriller from start to end, the story tells us about a police officer trying to investigate the connection between a father looking for an organ donor for his dying son and deaths of organ donors. Starring R Madhavan and Amit Sadh, this web series quickly gained popularity.
IMDb – 8.5
Mirzapur – Amazon Prime
Shot majorly in Mirzapur, this series revolves around guns and drugs and absence of law. It portrays the mafia’s rule and lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh’s Purvanchal region. Pankaj Tripathi, Vikrant Massey, Shriya Pilgaonkar are some of the actors of the web series.
IMDb – 8.6
Bose – Dead/Alive – ALT Balaji
An Indian historical period film based on real events, this series revolves around the biggest cover-up of India, Indian nationalist Subhash Chandra Bose being dead or alive after a plane crash and various controversies. Rajkummar Rao portrays the character of Subhash Chandra Bose to perfection.
IMDb – 9.1
It’s not that simple – Voot
‘It’s Not That Simple’ is addressing a revolutionary and hot topic of gender roles. Starring Swara Bhaskar as a woman on the way of self-discovery, this show depicts a portrayal of a woman’s stand on marriage, love, and affairs.
IMDb – 5.7
Karenjit Kaur – Zee5
Based on the life of Sunny Leone, this series depicts her struggles to reach where she is today. The series shows her background, her family, and the way she went from an innocent girl to an adult film star and eventually Bollywood with Sunny Leone portraying her own character. It puts forth many unknown aspects of her life, which are interesting to know about.
IMDb – 8.2