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From The Family Man to Special Ops: Unveil the spirit of India's Independence with these captivating series

We have curated a few OTT series available on the leading platforms that you can catch up on this Independence Day.

From The Family Man to Special Ops: Unveil the spirit of India's Independence with these captivating series
Special Ops; The Family Man; The Kashmir Files: Unreported
  • Team OTTplay

Last Updated: 05.13 AM, Aug 15, 2023


It's Independence Day, and an undying spirit of patriotism evokes many. Thus, how do we celebrate it? Many step out to watch the National Flag unfurl early in the morning, while there are many who wake up lazily and plan to celebrate the holiday by binge-watching movies and series that are bound to make them proud of their country. In the past few years, OTT has brought about so many series that are based on the storyline of how great our country is and how our national security is safeguarding us selflessly and tirelessly.

We have curated a few OTT series available on the leading platforms that you can catch up on this Independence Day. Check it out below:

1962: The War in the Hills - Disney+ Hotstar

Fictionalised account of one of history's bloodiest battles, 1962: The War in the Hills is inspired by actual events. Major Suraj Singh led a group of 124 Indian soldiers from 'C Company' of an Indian army battalion to victory over 3000 Chinese. A tale about the people of Rewari and their love, loss, longing, and joy, as well as the struggles they've faced and overcome in the face of adversity. They united on the bloodiest battlefield, holding a crucial pass that prevented an invading army from seizing a prime airstrip, and they fought to the very end to defend the land that rightfully belonged to their country: Ladakh.

Code M - JioCinema

When Major Monica Mehra becomes embroiled in an inquiry involving a vigilante group, she discovers that the answer to the riddle rests in her own troubled background, which has followed her around since she was a little girl.

Commando - Disney+ Hotstar

To save his country and his fellow Commando from an evil plot and a bio-war, Commando Prem plans an extraction expedition. Will he be successful? Prem acts as the title character and as an actor in the action film Commando, which also features Adah Sharma, Vaibhav Tatwawadi, Shreya Singh Chaudhry, Amit Sial, Mukesh Chhabra, and Ishteyak Khan.

Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke - ZEE5

In this nail-biting thriller, IPS officer and single mother Kavya Iyer fights against all odds to solve the mystery of an ISIS-K bombing.

Jeet Ki Zid - ZEE5

The show is based on the life of Major Deep Singh, a Special Forces Officer who was crippled from the waist down during the Kargil War but managed to overcome his disability and live a successful life. The story follows Deep from 1987, when he loses his older brother Rajat in a terrorist strike, to 1996, when he enlists at the Special Forces Training Centre, and finally to 1999, when he is stationed in Jammu and Kashmir.

Mumbai Diaries 26/11 - Prime Video

The Emergency Room is the setting for Mumbai Diaries 26/11, a medical thriller. The series delves into the difficulties encountered by the hospital's doctors and nurses, as well as other Mumbai first responders, as they attempt to deal with a catastrophic event. The people who are fighting to save lives and heal others are the ones who suffer the most damage in the process.

Shoorveer - Disney+ Hotstar

When India is under attack, the elite Hawks take on a mission that will push them to their limits.

Special Ops - Disney+ Hotstar

Himmat Singh, a member of the Research and Analysis Wing, is featured in the series. He notices commonalities in terrorist incidents and becomes persuaded that a single individual is responsible for them all. His task group consists of five agents located in different regions of the world, and they plan to track down the villain.

State of Siege 26/11 - ZEE5

The 26/11 terrorist assaults on Mumbai resulted in heavy deaths among the Mumbai Police Department, and the series shows these events through the eyes of the NSG Commandos who were called in to rescue the day.

The Family Man - Prime Video

The Family Man is a gritty action series about a middle-class man who works for a special cell of the National Investigation Agency. While he works to keep the country safe from terrorists, he must also shield his loved ones from the effects of his top-secret, stressful, and poorly compensated profession.

The Forgotten Army: Azaadi Ke Liye - Prime Video

The Indian troops of the Azad Hind Fauj marched the 3,884 km from Singapore to Delhi to win independence from the British, and their story is told in the true epic war series The Forgotten Army. Under the leadership of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, they resisted their size and strength, but the then-ruling establishment branded them traitors. Join us as we relive this pivotal time in history in an exciting new series.

The Kashmir Files: Unreported - ZEE5

The story of Kashmir is told throughout the series, from the abolition of Article 370 through the huge flight of Kashmiri Pandits in the 1990s.