In the early days of web content in India, a lot of content belonged to the comedy genre but with shows like Sacred Games and Mirzapur, the new favorite genre of the audience and OTT platforms is crime thrillers.
With new shows like Flesh and The Gone Game, we are seeing experiments in the genre that has always had a huge fan following.
Best Thrillers of August 2020 – Not To Miss !!
Release Date: 21 August On Eros Now
The flesh is an upcoming Indian web series and is a complex story of two completely different girls who survive the ordeal of being victims of the sex and human trafficking industry of India.
This web series starring by Ishaan Anuradha Khanna, Swara Bhaskar, Vidya Malvade, Akshay Oberoi, Bijou Thaangjam and Yudhishtir Urs.
#2 A Suitable Boy
A Suitable Boy is a BBC television drama miniseries directed by Mira Nair and adapted by Andrew Davies from Vikram Seth’s 1993 novel of the same name.
#3 Naxalbari (Zee5)
Zee5 is bringing a web series called Naxalbari. In this crime thriller web series starring Rajeev Khandelwal, Tina Datta, Sreejita Dey, and Satyadeep Mishra. The story revolves around an STF agent who goes on a secret mission to uncover the truth behind a Naxal uprising.
#4 Abhay 2
If you’re a fan of gritty and gory thrillers, then this one’s for you. The second season of the show has Kunal Kemu reprising his role as an investigating officer while Ram Kapoor plays the antagonist.
Apart from them, the show also stars well-known names like Nidhi Singh, Bidita Bag, Asha Negi, Indraneil Sengupta, and Asheema Vardhan.
#5 Delhi Crime (Netflix)
This limited series is based on the real-life rape case that happened in Delhi in 2016. The show follows a team of cops who are given the task of finding the perpetrators in a limited amount of time with meagre resources. The performances by Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang, Rasika Dugal among others are brilliant but what makes this series even superior is its handling of the sensitive subject.