Odishatv Bureau

OTT web series have recently managed to capture the interest of the audience, while TV shows have been sidelined. There are several web series available on OTT platforms that are better when compared to television shows and Bollywood films. Some of these crime and thriller OTT web series are so gripping that you may find yourself binge-watching them all at once.

Delhi Crime (Netflix)

This series is a blend of real and fictitious narratives inspired by actual events. ‘Delhi Crime’ Season 2 was released on August 26 and has already garnered positive reviews. The show has an impressive IMDb rating of 8.5 and features a star-studded roster that includes Shefali Shah, Rasika Duggal and Adil Hussain. The first edition of ‘Delhi Crime’ won both the Asian Academy Creative Award and the Internal Emmy Award for Best Drama Series in 2020. Shefali Shah also brought home the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the AAC Awards.

Criminal Justice Season 3 (Disney+ Hotstar)

The third season of ‘Criminal Justice’ features the return of the endearing lawyer Madhav Mishra. The opening episode promises that the series will be just as compelling as the previous ones. It's a must-watch series centering on juvenile justice.

The Great Indian Murder (Disney+ Hotstar)

We are confident that the entire series will keep you on edge. It involves an industrialist who is charged with a horrific crime. Eventually, he is found not guilty but is later murdered. A chain of incidents that occur as the inquiry gets underway adds to the complexity of the murder case.

Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein (Netflix)

Nobody anticipated that ‘Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein’ would be such a big hit with the audience. A guy is constantly chased by a politician's daughter in this power-packed series. This show is a must-watch since it has a compelling narrative and an outstanding cast.

Aarya (Disney+ Hotstar)

Aarya revolves around a distraught but determined widow and a concerned mother played by Sushmita Sen who faces tough challenges and prevails like a hero. Sen won the Best Actress Award at the Filmfare OTT Awards 2021 and the show received an international Emmy nomination in the Best Drama Series category.

The next time you're in the mood for exciting thrills, watch one of these gripping crime and thrillers on OTT.