We have compiled a list of the 5 best engaging Hindi crime thriller web series streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
A crime-thriller is a sub-genre where the elements of crime and mystery are seamlessly combined. According to Wikipedia, a crime-thriller is defined as “A thriller in which the central characters are involved in crime, either in its investigation, as the perpetrator or, less commonly, a victim. The emphasis in this genre is the drama and the investigative/criminal methods.” It is the most successful genre in the Indian digital streaming space. Crime thrillers keep the viewers at the edge of their seats and thus, make for an exciting experience. So today we will list out the best Hindi crime thriller web series on Amazon Prime Video for you to binge-watch and feel engaged. Let’s begin:
The Family Man
The show chronicles the life of a secret agent, Srikant Tiwari (Manoj Baypaee), who juggles the secrecy of his work and family life. It has a healthy dose of black comedy which surely lightens up the proceedings. The show is a must-watch for its stellar performances, intelligent writing, and thrilling content. Two seasons of this incredible thrilling series are available for streaming.
Director: Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK
Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi, Gul Panag.
IMDb Rating: 8.8
How far can a father go in order to save his son’s life? The show tries to answer this question in a thoroughly engaging manner. It is a generic cat and mouse chase between the protagonist and antagonist which works due to its treatment. The show is definitely worth a watch for the impressive performances by the cast and its fast-paced storyline. Breathe has two seasons on Prime Video. Both seasons have completely different storylines. Breathe Season 3 is in production and is expected to release in 2022.
Director: Mayank Sharma
Season 1 Cast: Madhavan, Amit Sadh, Sapna Pabbi, Atharva Vishwakarma.
Season 2 Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh, Nithya Menen, Saiyami Kher
IMDb Rating: 8.3 (Season 1)
IMDb Rating: 7.7 (Season 2)
The show chronicles the journey of a struggling cop, Haathi Ram, who is assigned the case that involves the attempted murder of a high-profile journalist. Through his police procedural, he sheds light on India’s deep-rooted socio-political problems. The show is thoroughly engaging and keeps the viewer hooked.
Director: Avinash Arun, Prosit Roy
Cast: Jaideep Ahlawat, Abhishek Banerjee, Neeraj Kabi, Swastika Mukherjee.
IMDb Rating: 7.8
The show is a realistic portrayal of the putrescence, lawlessness, crime, and rivalry between mafia dons which takes place in the Hindi heartland of the country. The first two seasons were equally loved by the audience as they wait for Mirzapur Season 3. Mirzapur is among the best shows Indian OTT platforms have produced so far.
Director: Karan Anshuman and Gurmeet Singh.
Cast: Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Swetha Tripathi, Rasika Dugal.
IMDb Rating: 8.5
Inside Edge is one of the few crime-thrillers, where there isn’t much gore. The show portrays the corruption, scandals, and politics in the cricketing world, where deceit is necessary for survival. The show is smartly written and adds the element of cricket to an engaging thriller. There are a total of three seasons.
Director: Karan Anshuman
Cast: Tanuj Virwani, Angad Bedi, Richa Chaddha, Vivek Oberoi.
IMDb Rating: 8.0
So, these are the top 5 Hindi crime thriller shows streaming on Amazon Prime Video. We guarantee that you would love binge-watching each one of them.
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