In recent times, while TV shows have taken a backseat, OTT shows have really got the audience’s attention. There are numerous Web Series on OTT channels that are better than TV shows and even many Bollywood movies. Some of these thrillers and crime OTT series are so engrossing that you would end up binge-watching them in one go.
In order to help you save time, we have collated the list of the best crime series available on OTT. From Criminal Justice S3 to Aarya to Yeh Kaali Kaal Ankhein; these shows will not only entertain you but also make you think!
Here’s the list of the 8 best Crime Series available on Indian OTT channels.
1. Criminal Justice Season 3 (Disney+ Hotstar)
The lovable lawyer Madhav Mishra is back with the third season of Criminal Justice. Watching the first episode, it seems this one is going to be as gripping as the earlier seasons. The season focuses on juvenile justice and is definitely a must-watch.
2. Aarya (Disney+ Hotstar)
When it comes to crime thrillers, female characters are hardly awarded a meaty role. But, Aarya is different. The whole series is built with Arya Sarin at the center. Aarya is a protective mother and a grieving widow. Without compromising on what makes her a woman, Aarya fearlessly fights the fiercest of battles to come out winning like a true hero! The series was nominated for Best Drama Series at International Emmy Awards, and Sushmita won the Best Actress award at Filmfare OTT Awards 2021.
3. The Great Indian Murder (Disney+ Hotstar)
We are sure this series is going to keep you 100% on the edge throughout. It is about an industrialist, who is accused of a heinous crime. Eventually, he is acquitted but then mysteriously killed. As the investigation starts, a series of events happened that make the murder mystery even more complex.
4. Delhi Crime (Netflix)
Inspired by real events, this series is a mix of real & fictional storylines. The Season 2 of Delhi Crime was released on August 26 and is already receiving great reviews. With a powerful star cast of Shefali Shah, Rasika Duggal, Adil Hussain, the show enjoys an enviable IMDb rating of 8.5. The show won Internal Emmy Award for Best Drama Series in 2020, and also the Asian Academy Creative Award for the same category. Shefali Shah won Best Actress in a Leading Role at AAC Awards as well.
5. Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein (Netflix)
No one imagined that YKKA would be such a huge hit among the audience. This power-packed series is about a man being pursued relentlessly by a politician’s daughter. With an engaging plot and impressive and talented actors, this show is a must-watch.
6. Apaharan Season 2 (Voot)
Cop of all cops—Rudra Srivastav (Arunoday Singh)—is back on the streets of… not Haridwar, not even India. But, Serbia. And this time, both the ploy and its players are in it real deep. Will the once-nightmare of gangsters turn out to be the messiah for those he loves, again? ‘Apharan’ Season 2 is dripping in masala, of the fine Bollywood kind.
7. Bhaukaal (MxPlayer)
Naveen Sikhera (Mohit Raina) makes his way into the sin city as the new SSP, he is hit by the prevailing chaos and lawlessness in the city. Muzaffarnagar is ruled by the Shaukeen gang in the east and the Dedha brothers rule the west.
8. Undekhi (SonyLiv)
Based on true incidents, the show focuses on the power-hungry and immoral world of highly influential people. What happens when the oppressed start demanding justice? This show attempts to answer. You can watch it here.
Which one’s your favorite? Tell us in the comments below!