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Date night or family time? These seven web series on OTT are the perfect treat for this long weekend

Ready for a break? 7 series to binge-watch during your May 1 holiday.

Date night or family time? These seven web series on OTT are the perfect treat for this long weekend
7 series to binge-watch and make the most of your long weekend

Last Updated: 07.44 PM, Apr 28, 2023


Now that May 1 has been declared a holiday, you can enjoy a well-earned long weekend. Mondays are typically connected with the dread of returning to work, but not this time. And what better way to use this time than to binge watch some of the most engrossing series? 

We have what you're looking for, whether you're in the mood for a gripping thriller or a tender love story. We've created a list of must-watch shows that will keep you hooked and make you happy, ranging from the classics to the most recent releases. So grab your snacks, settle down, and prepare for a long weekend filled with nonstop entertainment. 

Here are the Top 7 series to binge-watch and make the most of your long weekend.


With Priyanka Chopra and Richard Madden, experience an exhilarating voyage in the action-packed thriller Citadel, now on Prime Video. The story of the international spy drama centres on a covert organisation that wipes its agents' memory prior to disbanding, leaving them defenceless against the Manticore, a potent criminal organisation. Agent Mason (Richard Madden) tries to jog the memory of former Citadel agent Nadia Sinh (Priyanka Chopra) in order to aid in the battle against the syndicate that brought Citadel down. Citadel is the ideal drama to binge watch over the long weekend since it features non-stop action, suspense, and espionage. 

Secret Ameerzada:

Discover a captivating tale of love, trickery, and power with Secret Ameerzada on Pocket FM. Follow the life of Ahan Raizada, an individual who has been leading a covert existence as the illegitimate child of one of the richest families in the nation. Ahan's true identity is revealed after he marries Shanaya Gill, and he subsequently discovers that he is the Raizada group of industries' heir. Ahan has the opportunity to win over his wife's love and impart good manners on her family with his newly acquired rank and influence. The subtleties of social position, love, and family dynamics are explored in this audio series, which will keep you glued to your headphones the entire time. This must-listen to series is ideal for your long weekend binge, so don't miss it!

Tooth Pari: When Love Bites:

From the first episode on, you'll be engrossed in the spellbinding fusion of romance, fantasy, and thrills that is Tooth Pari: When Love Bites. In the lively city of Kolkata, the series centres on the love tale of a shy dentist and a rebellious vampire who are held apart by both supernatural and human forces. Tooth Pari takes you on a visually spectacular voyage through the shadowy lanes and picturesque scenery of the city with an outstanding cast that includes Shantanu Maheshwari, Tanya Maniktala, Revathi, Tillotama Shome, Sikandar Kher, and Adil Hussain. This long weekend, stream this Netflix series that Pratim D. Gupta created, wrote, and directed.


Look no further than Garmi on SonyLiv if you're in the mood for a high-stakes political thriller with plenty of drama. A young man's path to become a civil servant is followed in this series, which is directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and has a strong ensemble that includes Vyom Yadav and Anushka Sharma. However, the young man soon finds himself drawn into a deadly world of politics and crime. Will he be able to complete his task, or will the evil forces around him be too strong? 

The Night Manager:

The Night Manager on Disney+Hotstar is a must-see for everyone seeking for a suspenseful, high-stakes thriller. The series chronicles the life of Shaan, a former Indian Navy Lieutenant who is now the night manager at a five-star hotel in Dhaka. It is set against the backdrop of the 2017 Rohingya genocide. Shaan is forced to play a hazardous game of power and deceit when Safina, the wife of the hotel's major shareholder, pleads for his assistance in fleeing to India. In addition to Tillotama Shome, Ravi Behl, and Saswata Chatterjee playing supporting roles, the series stars Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Sobhita Dhulipala in the key roles. 

Novoland: Eagle Flag:

Novoland: Eagle Flag, a captivating Chinese costume drama, is currently accessible for watching on MX Player. Follow the exploits of three teenage heroes as they battle a powerful warlord and other sinister threats during a time of anarchy and obscurity. The heroes are Lu Gui Chen, Ji Ye, and Yu Ran. As their relationship grows deeper, they come to understand that warlord Ying Wu Yi's brutal authority threatens their ability to live peacefully. The trio resolves to band together and fight Ying Wu Yi at Shangyang Pass, but they are unaware that a more evil scheme is being carried out in the background. Will they defeat the warlord and vanquish the evil powers threatening their world? Discover the answer by watching Novoland: Eagle Flag on MX Player.

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh:

Get ready to get engrossed in Pocket FM's Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh, a captivating tale of love, loss, and secrets. Follow Anika's journey as she returns to her hometown with her daughter and is met by a past she has been attempting to forget. This audio series has intriguing characters and a compelling story that will keep you on the edge of your seat the entire long weekend. Your interest in Anika's voyage will be maintained by the townspeople's disapproval and the quest for her missing twin child.

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