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Loved watching Label? Here are 5 compelling legal dramas to stream on OTT

Helmed by Arunraja Kamaraj, Label is a crime legal drama, available on Disney+ Hotstar

Loved watching Label? Here are 5 compelling legal dramas to stream on OTT
Indian Legal drama series

Last Updated: 12.01 PM, Nov 10, 2023


Filmmaker Arunraja Kamaraj’s much-awaited debut web series, Label, is now streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. The 10-episode series stars Jai, Tanya Hope, Mahendran, Harishankar Narayanan, Subatra Robert and Suresh Chakravarthy, among others. Label is an insightful exploration of Article 20 of the Indian Constitution, the show centres on the main character portrayed by Jai, as he struggles with the social stereotypes imposed on him, and works towards proving his identity. 

A still from Label series
A still from Label series

If the new series has piqued your interest, you must watch these five gripping legal dramas that are currently streaming on OTT.


1. Criminal Justice

Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar

Inspired by the popular 2008 British television show by the same name, Criminal Justice is a crime thriller legal drama web series, written by Shridhar Raghavan, and directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vishal Furia. Starring Pankaj Tripathi, Vikrant Massey, Jackie Shroff, Anupriya Goenka and Mita Vashisht, the series follows the life of individuals on a gut-wrenching journey through the criminal justice system. The three-season series has been appreciated for its compelling screenplay and the actors’ incredible performances.

2. Trial By Fire

Streaming on: Netflix

Trial By Fire is a crime drama television series, written by Prashant Nair and Kevin Luperchio. Helmed by Prashant Nair, Randeep Jha and Avani Deshpande, the series features Rajshri Deshpande, Abhay Deol, Ashish Vidyarthi, Anupam Kher, Rajesh Tailang, Ratna Pathak, Shilpa Shukla and Shardul Bharadwaj in pivotal roles. This seven-episode series is an adaptation of the book Trial by Fire: The Tragic Tale of the Uphaar Fire Tragedy, written by Neelam Krishnamoorthy and Shekhar Krishnamoorthy.

3. Guilty Minds

Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video

Directed by Shefali Bhushan, this eight-episode series features Shriya Pilgaonkar, Varun Mitra, Sugandha Garg, Kulbhushan Kharbanda and Satish Kaushik in lead roles. The plot revolves around Kashaf (Shriya), Deepak (Varun) and Vandana (Sugandha) - three friends who attended law school together and often find themselves as adversaries in court. Deepak works for a prestigious law firm, while Kashaf and Vandana handle class action and humanitarian cases. Each episode of Guilty Minds delves into sensitive subjects and illustrates how these issues impact the personal values and lives of the main characters

4. The Trial: Pyaar, Kaanoon, Dhokha

Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar

The Trial: Pyaar, Kaanoon, Dhokha is a legal drama series available on Disney+ Hotstar. Directed by Suparn Verma, with Kajol in the lead role, it is an adaptation of the popular American series The Good Wife, created by Robert King and Michelle King. The show revolves around a homemaker who, after a decade, decides to re-enter the workforce at a law firm to provide for her family when her husband is incarcerated.

5. Your Honor

Streaming on: SonyLIV

Your Honour is an Indian adaptation of the Israeli series Kvodo. Starring Jimmy Shergill, the show is helmed by Eeshwar Nivas. It maintains the original’s suspense while exploring Indian themes like family values and judicial corruption. The plot revolves around Judge Bishan Khosla (Jimmy) in Ludhiana, who compromises his principles when his son gets involved in a hit-and-run case with a gangster’s son.

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