From Criminal Justice to Aranyak: check out these crime thriller dramas if you like Delhi Crime Season 2
Criminal Justice, Sacred Games, Asur and Aranyak are some of the other crime thrillers that you must watch.
Watch these crime-thrillers on OTT platforms
A new genre that is gradually gaining popularity amongst fans is crime thrillers. Initially pushed by OTT platforms, which released some newly created content to satisfy its audience's appetite for more crime thrillers, the crime-thriller genre has now become a part of the whole binge-watching experience. Delhi Crime garnered international attention and was even nominated for and won an International Emmys. Now that Season 2 is out, people are falling for the gripping narrative and thereby, generating the right amount of buzz around it. So, if you enjoyed Delhi Crime Season 2, you should check these amazing OTT crime dramas out that are just as fascinating.
Criminal Justice is a 2020 Hotstar Specials legal drama series. Featuring Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi and others in lead roles, the show revolves around a mysterious one-night stand and a murder. The following build-up follows the journey of Aditya(Vikrant) and his struggles to get out of the criminal justice system. To find out whether he is guilty or not, watch the crime drama.
Aranyak is another crime thriller that follows two police officers who are in the pursuit of solving a rape that resulted in the murder of a teenage girl. The crime-thriller features Raveena Tandon, Parambrata Chatterjee and Ashutosh Rana in lead roles and is set in a picturesque town. A fusion of realities and myths, the show is a must-watch and is available on Netflix.
Based on the popular novel of the same name, Sacred Games was released on Netflix in 2018 and became a rage soon after. It takes you on a journey of solving crime mysteries while giving insights into the world of police officer Sartaj Singh, played by Saif Ali Khan, in the series. The following story and seasons build up on the relation of Sarta with Gaitonde, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and get insights into the corrupt administrative nature of the system. A must-watch, and is available on Netflix.
Sushmita Sen featuring Aarya is an adaptation of the Dutch drama series Penoza. The crime thriller takes you on a roller-coaster ride with Aarya being forced into the drug business after shocking revelations unfold in front of her. She does everything to save her family and that is what she does till the end of the drama series. Watch it on Disney+Hotstar.
Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side
Asur is a 2020 crime-thriller series. It features Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Sharib Hashmi and Amey Wagh in leading roles. The show chronicles the life of a forensic-expert-turned-teacher who goes back to his roots at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and finds himself in a case surrounding a serial killer. What follows is a fusion of mythology, religion, suspense and murder. A must-watch for all the fans of these sub-genres and is available on Voot Select.
Breathe: Into the Shadows
Featuring Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh and Nithya Menon in lead roles, it is a crime-drama series that revolves around the life of Dr. Avinash Sabharwal who is ordered to indulge in illegal practices in order to save his daughter’s life from the clutches of a masked man. A must-watch; available on Amazon Prime Video.
Last Updated: 05.42 PM, Aug 27, 2022