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5 thriller web series to watch if you liked Apharan 2

Crime thrillers like Asur, Mirzapur and Aarya are fan favourites for a reason. Apharan 2 fans will love these.

5 thriller web series to watch if you liked Apharan 2
  • Team OTTplay

Last Updated: 02.56 AM, Jul 21, 2022


If suspense is your thing, you probably love watching thrillers that keep you at the edge of your seat. To add to that list, Ekta Kapoor’s Apharan is back in town with its second season. If you loved watching Apharan 2, here are a few suggestions for other thriller web series available on Indian OTT platforms.


Mirzapur is one of the most-watched thriller web shows made in India. For the uninitiated, Mirzapur is an action crime thriller set in the Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh. This series boasts an excellent cast line-up with names like Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, and Kulbhushan Kharbanda. Its gripping plot and stellar screenplay makes it an absolute treat to watch. You can stream Both seasons of Mirzapur on Amazon Prime Video.


The crime thriller Asur explores the world of forensic science and the deep-rooted mysticism of Indian mythology. Nikhil Nair (Arshad Warsi) is a forensic expert who finds himself in the middle of a serial killing investigation. Arshad’s subtle act is ably supported by actors Amey Wagh, Barun Sobti and Sharib Hashmi in prominent roles. You can stream this eight-part series on Voot.

The Gone Game

A psychological thriller, The Gone Game was shot almost entirely from the cast members’ homes amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. This mini-series features actors such as Sanjay Kapoor, Shweta Tripathi, Arjun Mathur and Shriya Pilgaonkar in the lead roles. Arjun plays the role of Sahil who dies succumbing to the virus, or did he? Find out by streaming the series on Voot.

Sacred Games

A piece of art, Vikram Chandra’s novel Sacred Games was adapted into a web series of the same name by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane. Add to it a star cast with names such as Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddique, and Pankaj Tripathi, and you have yet another masterpiece. This series is a cat-and-mouse chase between an honest police officer and a fugitive gang boss. Sacred Games has given us memorable characters like Bunty and Constable Ashok Katekar and is a must-watch thriller that you can stream on Netflix.


Aarya, based on the Dutch drama Penoza, is Sushmita Sen’s television debut. Sushmita plays the titular role of Aarya Sareen, a naive family woman turned drug mafia. Certain events in her life compel her to embark on a new path with danger, deceit and desperation at every turn. Watch Aarya on Disney+ Hotstar.

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