Digitization is on the rise even before the launch of 5G in India. From education to film, every part of society is rapidly becoming digitized. When many roads were closed due to the post-Corona blockade, people turned only to digital platforms. In such a situation, how can the cinema remain intact? Entertainment is the need of every human being, in which movies and web series play an important role. So when movie theaters were closed, people were supported by television. Platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Voot, Zee5, MX Player, Disney Plus Hotstar, and Sony Liv emerged as the main sources of entertainment for viewers.
According to a report by FICCI’s Media and Entertainment, the demand for original content on OTT will double in 2023. In 2020, Netflix has seen a growth of 250 percent in non-fiction content, 100 in documentaries, 370 in fiction and more than 100 percent in titles for children. Last year, India was the country that watched the most movies on Netflix. Not only this, during the lockdown from March to July last year, there was a 30 percent increase in paid OTT subscribers in India. The number of paid subscribers increased from Rs 2.22 million to Rs 2.9 million. This increase shows that OTT will grow rapidly in the coming years.
Subscribers are increasing rapidly on OTT. The creators are constantly working on the best movies and web series. This is understood, but what kind of movies or web series does the audience like the most, this is the big question? Before knowing the answer, it is more important to know how many genres are in a movie or web series. Genre is the style of filmmaking. The genre is decided by the theme of the cinema, the characters, the characteristics of the characters, the events, the context, the purpose, the climax, the situations of conflict and tension. Its direct meaning is style, manner, method, style, manner and type. There is an avalanche of cinema in the genre that the public likes the most. Crime thriller, action, horror, action, mystery and comedy are the popular genres of cinema, in which most of the cinema is produced.
The best movies and web series are constantly being worked on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
iChowk is going to tell you about these types of web series and movies related to these popular film genres, which are the best today. If you are a movie lover and you are looking for good content for your OTT entertainment, we will tell you a list of this type, which will help you choose the best one. First of all, in this episode, here is the list of the 5 most famous crime thriller web series in OTT history. Let us know why you should watch it.
1. Web Series – Sacred Games
What is the IMDb rating? 8.6
Where can I look? Netflix
Starcast: Saif Ali Khan, Pankaj Tripathi, Ranvir Shorey, Kubbra Set, Neeraj Kabi, Radhika Apte, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Director- Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan
Why see? Two seasons of the Netflix original web series ‘Sacred Games’ have been released. Based on Vikram Chandra’s novel ‘Sacred Games’, 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 the world of Jarayam, but in the second season the fall of Gaitonde is shown. On the other hand, the story of Sartaj Singh, a policeman who is mourning the death of his friend as Havildar Katekar, remains tangled in the mystery of Gaitonde. The police thriller Sacred Games is the first superhit web series of its kind, introducing ordinary people to OTT.
2. Web series: The family man
What is the IMDb rating? 8.8
Where to watch – Amazon Prime Video
Starcast: Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani, Samantha Akkineni, Sharib Hashmi, Neeraj Madhav, Kishore Kumar, Gul Panag and Asif Basra
Director- Raj and DK
Why see? Prime Video’s crime thriller web series ‘The Family Man’ has shown a patriotism-filled espionage story in a family context, which is going to give you goosebumps. Shrikant Tiwari, a middle-class man, is an agent of the Special Cell of the National Investigation Agency. She is shown struggling and balancing her personal and professional life. All the actors, including Manoj Bajpayee and Samantha Akkineni, have given their brilliant performances. The second season of ‘The Family Man’ has been released. In this web series, you will see a story of fun, fear, family, and duty that will say: Wow, that’s fun!
3. Web series: Mirzapur
What is the IMDb rating? 8.4
Where to watch – Amazon Prime Video
Starcast: Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi, Rasika Duggal, Vikrant Massey, and Divyendu Sharma
Director- Karan Anshuman and Gurmeet Singh
Why see? In the short history of OTT, the second most famous and discussed web series after ‘Sacred Games’ is ‘Mirzapur’. Two seasons of this have also been released. In the first season, this web series established the belief that it couldn’t even break in the second. The story of ‘Bahubalis’, born at the nexus between politics and crime in Uttar Pradesh, has been presented in a very interesting and unique way. Between Guddu Pandit, who burns like a wounded lion in the fire of waiting, and the ego battle of Munna Bhaiya, who considers himself the rightful owner of the Mirzapur throne, Kalin Bhaiya’s style is strong. The first season of ‘Mirzapur’ has been an orgy of a race that drips blood from the eyes instead of running through the veins, then in the second season the story shoots up from there as well. Katta, pistol, ammunition, ammunition are more than before.
4. Web series: Delhi Crime
What is the IMDb rating? 8.5
Where can I look? Netflix
Starcast: Shefali Shah, Adil Hussain, Rasika Duggal, Akash Dahiya, and Rajesh Telang
Director- Richie Mehta
Why see? In the web series ‘Delhi Crime’, the Nirbhaya gangrape case in Delhi in the year 2012. Directed by Richie Mehta, this web series was launched on March 22, 2019. Each episode of the 7-episode series it brought suspense in itself. Actress Shefali Shah has played a major role as Deputy Commissioner Vartika Chaturvedi in this. Adil Hussain, Rasika Duggal and Akash Dahiya were also important characters in it. To prepare this series, the creators researched it for four full years. Even after the refusal of the former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar, it was resolved with the permission of the Nirbhaya family members. ‘Delhi Crime’ has been highly praised in the country and in the world. It also won the Best Dramatic Series award at the 48th Emmy Awards.
5. Web series: Ashram
What is the IMDb rating? 8.1
Where can I look? MX Player
Starcast: Bobby Deol, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Aditi Pohankar, Darshan Kumar, Tusshar Pandey, Rajeev Siddhartha, and Anupriya Goenka
Director- Prakash Jha
Why see? Two seasons have premiered on the OTT MX Player platform, starring Prakash Jha, directed by Bobby Deol, the web series ‘Ashram’. In this web series, the supposed story of the self-styled man god Ram Rahim, who is serving a prison sentence in a rape case, has been shown, about which there has been much controversy. was. The Ashram web series is the best glimpse into Prakash Jha’s cinematic magic, which you will be amazed to see. Bobby Deol, who made his digital debut through Ashram, has done such a tremendous job as Baba Nirala that everyone keeps staring at him. Chandan Roy Sanyal looks terrific in the role of his friend. It can be viewed for free in MX Player.
Note: in this episode you have learned about the top 5 crime and thriller web series, read tomorrow what the top 5 comedy web series are and why you should watch them.