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Loved watching Sunflower? Here are 5 compelling crime thrillers to stream on OTT

Directed by Vikas Bahl, Sunflower is a crime thriller, available on ZEE5. Its second season helmed by Navin Gujral will start streaming from March 1 midnight. 

Loved watching Sunflower? Here are 5 compelling crime thrillers to stream on OTT
Stills from Hindi crime thrillers Karmma Calling and Aarya Season 3

Last Updated: 07.20 PM, Feb 27, 2024


Rahul Sengupta is a co-director on Vikas Bahl's web series Sunflower, which is a black comedy. The plot centres on a murder scenario set in Mumbai's Sunflower, a middle-class residential neighbourhood. Reliance Entertainment is the producer of the series, which features actor-comedian Sunil Grover as Sonu. The official trailer for 'Sunflower Season 2', starring Sunil Grover and Adah Sharma, was recently released by the web series makers.  

If the new show has caught your attention, you must watch these five compelling crime thriller dramas available to view on OTT now. 

Karmma Calling


Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar

The Indian adaptation of the American series Revenge is called Karmma Calling. Raveena Tandon plays the pivotal part of Indrani Kothari in the series, who is a powerful person in the wealthy and cunning Alibaug society. Except for a few moments where some slackness creeps in, this cleverly cast and well-produced desi tale of revenge and retribution keeps your attention throughout. It's the kind of show that's enjoyable and revels in its plot devices. The Ruchi Narain-directed series is available for streaming on Disney+ Hotstar as of January 26.  

Killer Soup

Streaming on: Netflix

Manoj Bajpayee and Konkona Sen Sharma play the main roles in the crime series Killer Soup, which premiered on January 11. The series, which features Nasser, Sayaji Shinde, and Lal, is directed and co-written by Abhishek Chaubey and produced by Honey Trehan and Chetana Kowshik. The main character of the story is Swathi Shetty, a home cook with ambition but little skill who comes up with a bizarre scheme to have her lover, Umesh, take the place of her husband, Prabhakar. Nevertheless, things take a strange turn and degenerate into chaos when local police and bad guys get involved. 

Aarya Season 3

Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar

Co-created by Ram Madhvani, Sandeep Modi, and Vinod Rawat, Aarya is a crime-thriller drama series available on Disney+ Hotstar. Based on the Dutch drama series Penoza, it is produced by Madhvani under the Ram Madhvani Films label in collaboration with Endemol Shine Group. The three-part web series stars Sushmita Sen in the lead role. The protagonist of the show is Aarya, a self-reliant lady who joins a mafia organisation to exact revenge on those who killed her husband while trying to save her family. Four episodes made up the first half of Season 3 debuted on November 3, 2023; the remaining four episodes made up the second half of Season 3 debuted on February 9, 2024. 


Streaming on: ZEE5

An original web series on ZEE5, Duranga is an adaptation of the Korean drama Flower of Evil. Directed by Pradeep Sarkar and Aijaz Khan, the first season debuted on August 19, 2022. Gulshan Devaiah and Drashti Dhami are featured in it. A Mumbai crime branch officer reopens the spine-chilling case that rocked a small coastal town near Mumbai while looking into a grisly copy-cat death that mimics the methods of a 17-year-old serial killing case. To his horror, he discovers that there was an accomplice who was never apprehended. She was horrified to learn that her life partner, her devoted husband of eleven years, and the father of her six-year-old daughter could be that accomplice. 


Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video

Developed by Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar, and starring Sonakshi Sinha, Gulshan Devaiah, Vijay Varma, and Sohum Shah, Dahaad is a police procedural crime thriller web series. Motivated by serial murderer Mohan Kumar, popularly known as Cyanide Mohan, who preyed on single women seeking marriage, Dahaad debuted at the Berlin International Film Festival and was up for the Berlinale Series Award, is the first online series from India. 

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