The cinema halls are opening, but OTT has become the new multiplex during these Covid days. It's the new cable television as well. And the viewer is no longer the urban millennial. Netflix, the leading video entertainment service in the world, launched its user interface in Hindi in August.

What Is Netflix ?

Netflix, Inc., based in Los Gatos, California, is an American over-the-top video network and production company. Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph created Netflix in Scotts Valley, California, in 1997.
Netflix is a streaming service on thousands of internet-connected devices that includes a wide range of award-winning TV shows, movies, anime, documentaries, and more. Whenever you want, you can watch as much as you want without a single advert, all for a low monthly price.

Top 10 Indian Web-Series On Netflix

Here are some of the top Indian Web-series:

1. Sacred Games

IMDb : 8.7/10
RT : 76%

When police officer Sartaj Singh gets an anonymous tip about the position of criminal overlord Ganesh Gaitonde, in what is becoming a dangerous cat-and-mouse game, he embarks on a chase around Mumbai. The trappings of a criminal underworld are unveiled in the midst of chaos. Singh starts his own investigation after being suspended from the case of Gaitonde, as he works to save Mumbai from impending doom. Some of the crimes Gaitonde has committed over the years are revealed through flashbacks.

CAST : Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Pankaj Tripathi, Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey

2. Delhi Crime 

IMDb : 8.5/10
RT : 93% 

Delhi Crime is based on the 2012 Delhi gang rape case which took place in South Delhi's Munirka neighbourhood. In the wake of the gang rape, the series follows the storey in which Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Vartika Chaturvedi is tasked with finding the culprits responsible for the female victim's assaults and deaths.

CAST : Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, Adil Hussain 

3. Taj Mahal 1989

IMDb : 7.5/10

From Lucknow, 1989 A pre-Internet era, in which it was difficult to find love, but even more so to preserve it. Taj Mahal 1989 follows the intersecting lives of a couple of professors from Lucknow University, their students, a long-lost friend and lover, and a schoolgirl who loves an older boy. The series examines the various shades of love over the centuries as it mutates and matures, through the everyday struggles and triumphs of the characters.

CAST : Neeraj Kabi, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Danish Husain

4. Jamtara

IMDb : 7.3/10

The tale revolves around a bunch of young small-town guns running a profitable phishing racket, but then they find a crooked politician who wants a share of their business. Finally, there is a policeman who wants to fight all of them.

CAST : Amit Sial, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Aksha Pardasany, Sparsh Shrivastav, Monika Panwar, Anshuman Pushkar, Aasif khan, Kartavya kabra, Aatm Prakash Mishra

5. SHE

IMDb : 6.5/10

She follows the storey of an Indian Police Force female constable who has been inducted into the Anti Narcotics Group to fight a major drug lord. Aaditi Pohankar (Bhumika) gets dressed to roam in the by-lanes of Mumbai town as part of the mission. The show depicts the notion that the body of a woman can work well to control her environment.

CAST : Aaditi Pohankar, Vijay Varma, Kishore kumar

6. Selection Day

IMDb : 7.4/10
RT : 43%

Radha and Manjunath are two brothers that were trained to become the next great pair of cricket batsmen by their father. After playing with their local village teams' bowling attacks, their father decides that it is time for them to move to Mumbai and hope to be selected in the upcoming season to play in the domestic leagues.

CAST : Mohammad Samad, Yash Dholye, Karanvir Malhotra, Rajesh Tailang, Mahesh Manjrekar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Shiv Panditt, Akshay Oberoi, Parul Gulati, Amruta Subhash

7. Little Things 

IMDb : 8.2/10

The plot revolves around a couple in a live-in relationship in Mumbai, Kavya Kulkarni (Palkar) and Dhruv Vats (Sehgal). With daily life discussed by dialogue between the pair, the series progresses. The language used is English, with Hindi in a few sentences (used mostly in slang).

CAST : Mithila Palkar, Dhruv Sehgal


IMDb : 7.1/10 
RT : 87%

Ghoul is an Indian horror web TV miniseries based on the monster ghoul of Arab folklore, and the second original Indian Netflix, after the Sacred Games.

CAST : Radhika Apte, Manav Kaul, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee, Mahesh Balraj, S. M. Zaheer

9. Stories by Rabindranath Tagore

IMDb : 8.9/10

This show is a reflection of the classic short storeys by Rabindranath Tagore, the Bengali writer and Nobel laureate. Tagore concentrated on relationships in his literary work, which were coloured by human flaws and idiosyncrasies. Confident women were the protagonists of his storeys more often than other fiction of Tagore's period, strong in their position though cocooned in a conservative Indian society. The storeys of Tagore were revolutionary in a society where adultery, rebellion, grief, and death were a tabu, and brought a change in the mindset of traditional Indian values. The episodes are all available on the EPIC ON streaming network.

CAST : Radhika Apte, Shreya Narayan, Jannat Zubair Rahmani, Bhanu Uday, Tara Alisha Berryz, Sumeet Vyas, Rohan Shah

10. Guilty 

IMDb : 5.4/10

As Tanu Kumar (Akansha Ranjan Kapoor), a new college student, joins the #MeToo campaign accusing Vijay "VJ" Pratap Singh (Gurfateh Singh Pirzada), Nanki's boyfriend, of raping her on the night of Valentine's 2018, Nanki Dutta (Kiara Advani) finds herself in a dilemma. The rest of the storey follows Nanki's attempt, with the help of Danish Ali Baig (Taher Shabbir), the lawyer investigating VJ's defence, to find out what really happened on that fateful night.

CAST : Kiara Advani, Akansha Ranjan Kapoor, Gurfateh Singh Pirzada, Taher Shabbir


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