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From Ray to Navarasa, top anthologies of 2021 to stream online

Here's the curated a list of best anthologies of 2021 that can be binge-watched on digital platforms.

Sunidhi Prajapat
Dec 28, 2021


The style of storytelling through film and shows has been evolving day by day. The newest form of showcasing different stories in one long series can be called an anthology, which has got worldwide recognition due to the OTT boom.

From Hollywood anthologies like Modern Love 2 to the different Indian language anthologies such as Ajeeb Daastaans, Paava Kadhaigal, Navarasa and more, 2021 has been a year of some of the best ones streaming online. We’ve curated a list that can be binge-watched on digital platforms.

6.9OTTplay Rating
Inspired by short stories narrated by iconic Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray, the Netflix anthology consists of four great tales related to love, lust, greed, fame and more. Ray stars Manoj Bajpayee, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Ali Fazal and Kay Kay Menon in the lead roles.
Ajeeb Daastaans
6.4OTTplay Rating
Ajeeb Daastaans consists of four unusual love stories which talk about casteism, infidelity, economical status, crime and love. The star-studded episodes feature Shefali Shah, Fatima Sana Sheikh, Konkona Sensharma, Aditi Rao Hydari among other actors.
Ankahi Kahaniya
5.5OTTplay Rating
More than love, the three different stories in this Hindi language anthology talk about humanity and shows the difficulties and issues that the lower class people in India go through.
Modern Love
8.4OTTplay Rating
Like the last season, the second instalment of this binge-worthy anthology also showcases eight handpicked real-life stories from the weekly column named Modern Love published by The New York Times.
Feels Like Ishq
6.7OTTplay Rating
One thing that binds all the stories together in Feels Like Ishq is the concept of 'almost in love.' Most of the tale in this romantic anthology showcases why people should give a second chance to love.
Paava Kadhaigal
7.6OTTplay Rating
The star-studded Tamil language anthology follows four different stories that talks about the brutality of the society by the people for the people.
6OTTplay Rating
Mani Ratnam’s special project tells nine different stories that are depicting nine different emotions in each of them, which justifies the title perfectly.

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