We look back to 10 of the best shows that you absolutely MUST WATCH! From ‘Chernobyl’ to ‘Delhi Crime’ Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar and Youtube have been producing and putting out some of the best shows to this day.
10. Delhi Crime: Netflix
Delhi Crime, an Indian crime drama series, written and directed by Richie Mehta. The series follows the story post the 2012 Delhi Gang Rape. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Vartika Chaturvedi. She undertakes the task of finding the culprits behind the assaults and death of the female victim.
The show has an overall gripping plotline. However, the fans and critics were quick to bring out the continuous excuses from the shows Police Department. The excuses include being understaffed or unsatisfactory pays as well as constant comparisons to America.
9. Laakhon Mein Ek Season 2: Amazon Prime Video
Laakhon Mein Ek, which translates to One in a Million, an Indian web television series created by Biswa Kalyan Rath. It was one of the few releases by Amazon Prime in 2017. In 2019, we received the well awaited season 2 of the same.
The second season, while sticking to the same drawback theme as season one, follows the story of Dr Shreya Pathare who is in charge of the cataract camp in a rural district. She has to face the odds of sexism, lack of medical supplies and distrust and somehow, still emerge a saviour.
8. Kota Factory: YouTube
YouTube’s only entry in this article, Kota Factory is a web series. Directed by Raghav Subbu for The Viral Fever or more commonly known as TVF. The show follows the life of 17-year-old Vaibhav who moves to Kota from Itarsi.
It shows the life of students in the city, and Vaibhav’s efforts to get into IIT. Saurabh Khanna, the creator of the show, says that through Kota Factory he aims to change the perspective about Kota and IIT preparation which he feels has always been one-sided emphasizing on the trauma that education brings in a student’s life.
7. Sex Education: Netflix
Sex Education is a British comedy-drama, created by Laurie Nunn. It was one of the earliest releases this year on 11th January. It follows a socially awkward teenager, Otis Milburn, who is uncertain and hesitant about sex, despite his mother being a sex therapist who is frank about all aspects of sexuality.
After accidentally assisting the school bully with his sexual performance anxiety, Otis sets up a sex advice business with Maeve—a confident but vulnerable classmate—to educate their fellow students in how to deal with their own sexual problems.
6. Russian Doll : Netflix
Russian Doll is an American comedy-drama created by Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, and Leslye Headland.
It follows a woman named Nadia on her journey as the guest of honour at a seemingly inescapable party one night in New York City. She dies repeatedly, always restarting at the same moment at the party, as she tries to figure out what is happening to her.
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5.On My Block Season 2: Netflix
On My Block, a coming-of-age series created by Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, and Jeremy Haft. It follows the story of four teenagers. They belong to the rough inner-city of Los Angeles, on their way to have their lifelong friendships tested.
They begin high school which introduces all of the triumph, pain and newness they experience along the way.
In addition, the show received praise for it’s dynamic and depth. For instance, it covered multiple areas like discrimination’s between the Hispanic and Black people who roam the neighbourhood.
4.Fleabag Season 2: Amazon Prime Video
Fleabag is a British comedy-drama set in London. The story follows dry-witted woman, known only as Fleabag, has no filter as she navigates life and love in London while trying to cope with the tragedy.
The angry, grief-riddled woman tries to heal while rejecting anyone who tries to help her, but Fleabag continues to keep up her bravado through it all.
3. Made In Heaven: Amazon Prime Video
Made In Heaven is a 2019 Indian drama web television series created by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti. The series chronicles of Tara and Karan, who are Delhi- based wedding planners.
Thereby, with each wedding, they enter into the complex lives of the brides and grooms. It introduces the clashes between traditions and modern individual aspirations. In addition, talking about very controversial topics like homosexuality, affairs and forced marriage, amongst others.
2. Game Of Thrones: HBO/ Hotstar
You and I don’t need to know what Game of Thrones is. You’ve probably already watched this. NEXT!
1. Chernobyl: HBO/ Hotstar
Chernobyl is a historical drama television miniseries created and written by Craig Mazin, and directed by Johan Renck.
The show dramatizes the story of the April 1986 nuclear plant disaster which occurred in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (Soviet Union). In other words, retelling the stories of the people who caused the disaster and those who responded to it. The miniseries is based in large part on the recollections of Pripyat locals, as told by Svetlana Alexievich in her book, Voices from Chernobyl.
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