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OTTplay Exclusive! Top series Raashi Khanna recommends to stream online

The actress comes up with her favourite shows which she has been binge-watching

Thinkal Menon
Sep 16, 2021
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Raashi Khanna, who was last seen in Tughlaq Durbar, which was dropped on Netflix a few days ago, has her hands full. With half-a-dozen projects in her kitty, including Tamil and Telugu films, she is quite a busy bee, and is awaiting the theatrical release of one among them, Aranmanai 3, in the next month. 

The actress is also kicked about her web series Sunny and Rudra: The Edge of Darkness, in which she will be sharing screen space with Shahid Kapoor and Ajay Devgn respectively. Watching Malayalam films and learning Tamil were a couple of things she enjoyed doing during the lockdown. Raashi also kept herself busy by watching a few series which she regards as her favourite. Check out a few of them...


Created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, the science fiction thriller, which is set in the German town of Winden, begins with the disappearance of a child, which leads to conspiracies spanning several generations. Raashi says, "I really loved the series as it dealt with time travel. I instantly fall in love with any works which handle the concept of time travel." Streaming on Netflix, the first season of the series dropped in 2017, the second in 2019 and the final season culminated in 2020.

Money Heist: Part 5

Like most of the celebs, she, too, is a self-confessed fan of the ever popular Spanish series, which is streaming on Netflix. The fifth season of Álex Pina's thriller series dropped recently, and its second part will be releasing on December this year. Thanks to the humungous hype the latest season had, a few Indian-based companies even offered holiday for their employees. The actress says, "I liked the character development in Money Heist, all the characters are well-written. The story and screenplay, needless to say, are the highlights of the series."  

Big Little Lies

Created by David E Kelley, the series, which is currently streaming on Disney+ Hotstar, had its first and second season released in 2017 and 2019 respectively. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley and Alexander Skarsgård in lead roles, the American drama television series based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Liane Moriart, went on to bag several awards and received unanimous praise for its character development, acting, direction, sound design and cinematography. Jean-Marc Vallée and Andrea Arnold directed the first and second season of the series respectively. 

The Morning Show

Based on Brian Stelter's book, Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV, the American drama, streaming on Apple TV Plus, released in 2019. Created by Jay Carson, the series which is set against the backdrop of television news industry, will have its second season dropping soon. The shooting for the second season began last year, but the team had to put the project on hold due to the pandemic. Later, they wrapped up the shooting earlier this year. Raashi says, "I loved Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in the series."   

Mumbai Diaries 26/11

The medical drama directed by Nikkhil Advani, which dropped on Amazon Prime Video recently, is another favourite series of the actress. Set against the backdrop of the horrific 2008 Mumbai attacks, the series narrates the incidents faced by the staff of Bombay General Hospital. The series, which has eight episodes, stars Konkona Sen Sharma, Mohit Raina, Tina Desai and Shreya Dhanwanthary among others essaying prominent roles. She says, "I just started watching it. It is intelligently written and is an edge-of-the-seat thriller."

Killing Eve

The British spy thriller television series, which is streaming on Amazon Prime Video, had its first three series released in 2018, 2019 and 2020. Based on Villanelle novel series by Luke Jennings, the series had Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, Fiona Shaw and Darren Boyd essaying pivotal roles in it. Though the second season and third season were enjoyed by viewers, critics said the two seasons couldn't match the first season in some of the aspects. Raashi says, "One major reason I love the series is because I am currently playing a role which is similar to a character in it." 

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