Thriller shows on ALTBalaji and Netflix that you can’t miss
Mumbai: Gone are the days when the audience was crushing over the romance between Raj and Simran. There was once a time when romantic dramas and rom-com were a thing. However, in recent events, with the latest fad of digital shows, the nation’s current favourite genre is a thriller. In the last few years, the biggest hit digital shows have been thrillers. Right from Sacred Games to Pataal Lok, thrillers have been the current favourite of the nation. So we thought, let’s handpick our top five favourite thrillers and give you shows that you can binge-watch this weekend!
The Family Man 2 – Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video’s latest hit The Family Man 2, was one of the highly awaited shows. And unlike others, the show did manage to make the wait worth it. The hype was worthy as the show garnered rave reviews from critics and masses alike. It’s a show that will keep you on the edge of your seats, and you’d definitely love watching it.
Alongside Manoj Bajpayee, the show also stars Priyamani Raj, Sharad Kelkar, Neeraj Madhav, Sharib Hashmi, Dalip Tahil, Sunny Hinduja, and Shreya Dhanwanthary. The second season also sees Samantha Akkineni in a pivotal role.
Dark7White – ALTBalaji
An adaptation of the novel “Dark White” by author Shweta Brijpuria, ALTBalaji’s crime thriller Dark7White surely has all shades of drama. The story is about Yudi (Sumeet Vyas), a political leader who gets murdered in broad daylight. When the police have seven suspects for the murder, what happens forms the basic crux of the story. The show was well received and had a powerhouse of talents. The show starred Sumeet Vyas, Monica Chaudhary, Tanya Kalra, Rachit Bahal, Kunj Anand, Jatin Sarna, Nidhi Singh, Shekhar Choudhary and Sanjay Batra.
Sacred Games – Netflix
One of the first digital shows to lead an uproar was Netflix India’s original Sacred Games. Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui-led series were based on Vikram Chandra’s novel of the same name. It went on to become one of the biggest Indian originals. And there are two seasons of it, so you can get a tub of popcorn and start munching.
Apart from Khan and Siddiqui, the show also starred, Radhika Apte, Pankaj Tripathi, Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey, and others.
Bicchoo Ka Khel – ALTBalaji
Another thriller from ALTBalaji’s kitty was absolutely perfect for the genre it was made. The Ashish R Shukla’s directorial had rustic vibes and was based in the heartlands of India. It was full of masala graced with the perfect amount of thrill. It is one of the finest masala thrillers that no other Indian digital show has even come close to.
The show stars Divyenndu, Anshul Chauhan, Sayed Zeeshan Quadri, Mukul Chaddha, Satyajit Sharma, and Trisha Mukherjee.
Hostages – Hotstar
An official adaptation of an Israeli series of the same name, Hostages, has crime, mystery, and thriller. The first season, directed by Sudhir Mishra, was received well. Ronit Roy and Tisca Chopra’s stellar performances are worth watching. There are two seasons and 22 episodes of this series which airs on Hotstar.
The show stars Ronit Roy, Tisca Chopra, Parvin Dabas, Aashim Gulati, Mohan Kapoor, and Dalip Tahil.
Go to the respective streaming platforms to stream your favorite thriller and watch it for the weekend!