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10 BEST THRILLERS on OTT

There are all sorts of genres on OTT, ready to cater to all of one’s moods.

But which are the best thrillers?

The best murder mysteries?

The best action series?

In an ongoing series, we look at the top 10 shows in the most popular genres.

For those who may have missed the thriller Chehre in theatres, Joginder Tuteja lists the 10 Best Thriller Web series.

 

Breathe: Into The Shadows
Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Breathe: Into The Shadows had some terrific suspense.

When Abhishek Bachchan and Nithya Menen’s daughter gets kidnapped, they are scared out of their wits.

But the manner in which Abhishek’s character brought an unexpected twist in the tale caught everyone unaware.

Amit Sadh’s intense act ensures that this one works really well.

 

LSD – Love, Scandal and Doctors
Where to watch: ALT Balaji and ZEE5

LSD – Love, Scandal and Doctors is one of the best suspense Web series in recent times.

Set in the medical fraternity, this is about a bunch of young doctors who may or may not have committed a murder.

The back and forth narrative is intriguing.

 

A Simple Murder
Where to watch: Sony LIV

A Simple Murder is a dark comedy about a failed entrepreneur (Mohammed Zeeshan Ayub), who finds himself involved in a case of mistaken identity and gets a contract to kill a young girl.

Priya Anand plays his gold digger wife.

It also sees good performances from its supporting cast of Sushant Singh and Amit Sial.

 

Apharan
Where to watch: ALT Balaji and MX Player

Apharan is about a policeman (Arunoday Singh) who abducts a girl for money. He is, in fact, given the task by the girl’s mother.

Niddhi Singh, playing a cheating wife, displays the kind of range she has.

Mahie Gill is terrific too.

 

The Final Call
Where to watch: ZEE5

Arjun Rampal was one of the first major Bollywood actors to make a transition to the OTT space. In The Final Call, he plays a psychologically disturbed man.

As a pilot on a suicide mission, Arjun maneuvers this Web series quite well even as the ladies on the show — Sakshi Tanwar and Anupriya Goenka — try to figure out how to save people on board.

High
Where to watch: MX Player

High makes for an intriguing watch as it has two stories running parallelly.

While Akshay Oberoi and his team try to distribute a wonder drug that can eliminate the drug menace, a parallel story about a scientist (Prakash Belawadi) takes viewers to the origins of this drug.

As a hitman, Ranvir Shorey adds to the suspense.

 

Code M
Where to watch: ZEE5

An army lawyer (Jennifer Winget) has to investigate an encounter case in which an army officer and two suspected terrorists were killed.

But were they really terrorists? Or innocent civilians?

Who was the mastermind?

Jennifer Winget has quite a task in hand to nail the real culprits and she gets support from another army officer, Tanu Virwani.

Dark secrets unfold when Rajat Kapoor comes into the picture.

 

JL50
Where to watch: Sony LIV

JL50 was a long delayed film which was broken down into four episodes and presented as a Web series.

There have been mythical tales around an airplane disappearing in the sky and re-emerging after decades.

The Abhay Deol and Pankaj Kapur starrer pick up from this theme and build a suspense story.

 

Bose Dead/Alive
Where to watch: ALT Balaji

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s death has intrigued the world for decades and till date, no one has confirmed information about this.

Rajkummar Rao steps into the part of the revolutionary in the Web series Bose Dead/Alive, which leaves audiences with more questions than answers.

 

Dark 7 White
Where to watch: ZEE5

Dark 7 White starts with the killing of a prime minister elect (Sumeet Vyas).

The story moves in flashback as his girlfriend Nidhi Singh and the cop Jatin Sarna come together to figure out if this was indeed a freak killing or a well planned murder.

The end is a huge surprise.

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