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OTT Indian crime shows that will send chills through your spine; Check here

Below are some of the fearful Indian crime shows based on true events that you can watch on OTT platforms.

New Delhi: OTT platforms are giving ample opportunities to explore different genres. Apart from romantic, comedy, action, crime shows are becoming immensely popular nowadays. The crime shows exhibit a thrill of mystery that hooks us to the concerned shows. The crime stories stir voyeuristic tendencies in us. Audience experience a healthy adrenaline rush with the unfolding of the crime stories. There are the recent best crime shows on OTT platforms:

1. Delhi Crime – Netflix

The show was nerve-breaking with the intelligence portrayed by Shefali Shah, who played the role of DCP Vartika Chaturvedi in leading the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case. The incident was a shock and shame to the entire mankind. The web series showed the aftermath of the horrifying incident including getting hold of the accused responsible for the woman’s death. 

Delhi Crime garnered international acclaim and became the first Indian show to receive the Outstanding Drama Series award at the Emmys in 2020.

2. House of Secrets – Netflix

The fearful case of 2018 remains still fresh in the minds of the people and the makers of the House of Secrets found it to be the right time for the release of the web series last year. The incident revolved around the death of 11 members of a family in North Delhi’s Burari. The deaths were ruled by mass suicide, however, investigations revealed a sinister background to it.

The series shows alleged possession of supernatural by a family member which leads to the death of the whole family. The series has included real footage as well as sensational reactions that emerged during that time.

3. Mumbai Diaries 26/11 – Amazon Prime

The series based on the 2008 Mumbai attacks draws attention towards the medical frontline on the attack night. The story narrates the struggle of the doctors and staff handling the casualties after terrorists fired through different posts of the city including Taj Bengal, Gateway of India, and Leopard Café. The series features Konkona Sen Sharma, Mohit Raina among others.

4. Behind Closed Doors – HBO

The 2008 Aarushi Talwar murder case remains to be the prominent mysterious case in modern India. The controversy regarding the case fails to fade out. A teen girl and domestic help at her house were found to be dead in her house at Noida, making her parents the prime suspects. The two-part documentary explores the double murder with all its inconsistencies and allegations through investigation.

5. Crime Stories: India Detectives – Netflix

Portraying the four important criminal cases, the series traces the work of Bengaluru police. What grabs attention to the series is the human element with some bare-boned facts. The audience gets to experience an investigative journey along with some honest confessions from the officers. The series shows solve of cases as well as people involved in the mechanism of it.