Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan made his digital debut through the web series ‘Rudra – The Age of Darkness’, which is streaming on the Disney Plus Hotstar OTT platform. This police thriller genre webseries is very popular with the audience. Ajay Devgan has played the role of a police officer in this web series. At the same time, South Cinema actress Rashi Khanna has a psychological character. Her character is creating excitement in the audience. By the way, the cinema of this genre has always attracted people. Most people like the world of mystery and adventure. Watch Netflix’s first Hindi web series, Sacred Games only. Its popularity is a testament to the fact that psychological crime thriller films are highly appreciated by the people.
Let us know about some such web series which are the best example of psychological crime thriller…
1. Web Series- Asur
IMDb Rating: 8.5/10
OTT Platform – Voot
Starcast: Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Anupriya Goenka, Riddhi Dogra, Sharib Hashmi, Amey Wagh, Pawan Chopra, Gaurav Arora, Deepak Kajir, and Devyansh Tapuria
Director- Oni Sen
The end is the beginning of the beginning. The entire world of the Asur web series is based on this phrase. India is a country full of mythology. Faced with such a situation, from a creative point of view, many stories have been fabricated with that mythology in mind, but after a long time a web series like Asur was launched, which is a deadly mythology-psychology thriller. In this, top actors like Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Anupriya Goenka, Riddhi Dogra, Sharib Hashmi, Amey Wagh, and Pawan Chopra are in different characters. In this, an attempt has been made to show the history from the origin of the Asuras to their existence. This story tells the relationship between spirituality and science. After seeing this you will understand that religion and science are two sides of the same coin. Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti have given excellent performances in this.
2. Web series- Auto Shankar
IMDb Rating: 7/10
OTT platform – Zee5
Starcast: Appani Sarath, Vasudha, Saranya Ravi, Arjun Chidambaram and Rajesh Dev
Director- Ranga Yali
The crime thriller web series ‘Auto Shankar’ is based on the misdeeds of Gaurishankar, a serial killer living in Tamil Nadu. Gaurishankar was a serial killer who made more than a dozen girls the victims of his lust. It is said of him that it was a certain murderer who kidnapped the girls and first made physical relations with them himself, then handed them over to his companions. When the hearts of his companions were full, the girls were killed and burned. The fear of this series remained in Madras for almost a decade from 1985 to 1995. He gradually got involved in many illegal trades as well. Many of his business and political colleagues were also there. However, the police later arrested him and the court sentenced him to death. This Auto Shankar story can be seen in 10 episodes on the desi OTT platform Zee5.
3. Web series- Mithya
IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
OTT platform – Zee5
Starcast: Huma Qureshi, Parambrata Chatterjee, Avantika Dasani, Sameer Soni, Avantika Arekar, and Rajit Kapoor
Director- Rohan Sippy
The web series ‘Mithya’, made under the brand of Applause Entertainment and Rose Audio Visuals, is the official adaptation of the British series ‘Cheat’ released in 2019. Through this, Avantika Dasani, daughter of actress Bhagyashree, began her career as an actress. Rohan Sippy, who directed movies like ‘Junglee’, ‘Dum Maro Dum’ and ‘Taxi No 92 11’, is its director. The real definition of today’s relationships has been told in this web series. His story revolves around a Hindi teacher (Huma Qureshi) and his student (Avantika Dasani). The Hindi teacher’s father is a famous English teacher. But she wants to make her own place with her father’s umbrella, so she left English and took Hindi. At the same time, her student, who has very little knowledge of Hindi literature, wants to make a name for herself from the stolen content.
4. Web Series – The Last Hour
IMDb Rating: 7.7/10
OTT Platform- Amazon Prime Video
Starcast: Sanjay Kapoor, Karma Tkapa, Shaylee Krishen, Robin Tamang, Mandakini Goswami, Shahana Goswami, and Raima Sen
Direct- Amit Kumar
The story of supernatural psychological crime thriller web series ‘The Last Hour’ revolves around a shaman or jhakri found in India and Nepal. People like Shaman/Jhakhari are also called Tantrik, Ojha or Sokha in North India. It has been shown in this series how a Jhakri can speak to the soul of the dead. One can know the story of the last hour of his life. This story is also about the tradition of him among the tantrics. Who will have what knowledge and how will they use it, this supremacy has also been demonstrated. In this, the beautiful plains of the Northeast have a strong side between mystery and adventure. The snow-capped mountains, cedar forests, and winding roads of Sikkim create a mystical atmosphere with supernatural elements.
5. Web Series- Sacred Games
What is IMDb rating? 8.6
OTT platform – Netflix
Starcast: Saif Ali Khan, Pankaj Tripathi, Ranvir Shorey, Kubbra Set, Neeraj Kabi, Radhika Apte, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Director- Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan
Two seasons of the Netflix original web series ‘Sacred Games’ have been released. Based on the novel ‘Sacred Games’ by Vikram Chandra, this series is directed by Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan. In the first season, Mumbai was seen through the eyes of Ganesh Gaitonde rising in Jarayam’s world, but in the second season Gaitonde’s fall is shown. On the other hand, the story of Sartaj Singh, a policeman who fights against the death of his friend as Havildar Katekar, is still entangled in the mystery of Gaitonde. The psychological crime thriller ‘Sacred Games’ is the first such blockbuster web series, which introduced ordinary people to the world of OTT.