If you’re looking for something new to watch on Netflix, look no further than these 10 great Netflix India shows and movies. From crime thrillers and lighthearted comedy to heart-wrenching dramas and addicting reality shows, there’s something for everyone on this list!
1. Indian Matchmaking
Indian Matchmaking is a drama-filled reality dating show featuring the wild shenanigans of matched (and mismatched!) men and women, from attorneys and veterinarians to jewelers, teachers, business professionals, single parents, and more. Despite receiving some criticism for allegedly depicting religious and caste segregation, Netflix has renewed the popular show for a third season.
2. Delhi Crime
Delhi Crime is a thrilling crime drama that keeps you on the edge of your seat, from the first episode to the last. The series is based on the terrifying true story of the Delhi gang rape in 2012 and depicts the devastating aftermath of the victim’s gruesome murder.
3. Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives
Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives follows a handful of women married to Bollywood actors as they navigate finding work in the cutthroat entertainment industry. The show’s recent renewal for its second season opens the doors to new titillating arguments, exciting celebrations, and nerve-wracking interactions that can only be found in Bollywood.
4. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
While Glass Onion is an American show, it has gained significant popularity on Indian Netflix for its original plot and all-star cast, including Kate Hudson, Kathryn Hahn, Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy), Madeline Cline, and many more. The show centers around a group attending a murder mystery dinner that ultimately becomes reality in a number of thrilling twists and turns.
5. Doctor G
While not a series, Doctor G is a critically-acclaimed medical comedy-drama about a would-be orthopedic physician whose low test scores leave him with few options. Hilarity and drama ensue as the doctor attends a gynecology course, delivers a baby, faces disciplinary action, is involved in an abortion gone wrong, and finally learns his responsibility towards his patients.
6. Sacred Games
Sacred Games is a thrilling neo-noir crime series about a burdened Mumbai police officer who has only 25 days to save the entire city, according to a harrowing phone call from a key player in the local gang. The series is massively popular, having been subtitled in more than 20 languages.
7. Mumbai Mafia: Police vs the Underworld
Mumbai Mafia is another film that makes this list for its originality and popularity. This riveting political documentary exposes the decades-long war between the Indian mafia and the Mumbai police. Viewers of this gritty, revealing film come away with a new look at the credibility and morality of law enforcement in India, particularly in regards to the heinous extrajudicial murders perpetrated by uniformed officers.
Decoupled is a quirky Indian comedy about a man in the midst of a divorce who can’t help but ruffle feathers with his uncontroversial opinions. Viewers join him as he navigates couples therapy, divorce, work, and more with his unconventional and often troublesome viewpoints.
The crime drama She follows a young policewoman who goes undercover as a prostitute in Mumbai in an effort to take down the city’s largest drug dealer. At home, she faces domestic abuse and learns to use her appearance to control the world around her.
10. The Fame Game
The Fame Game is a series thriller that follows the story of a young woman who, after spending a lifetime embroiled in violence and drama, suddenly goes missing. Viewers join the cast as they begin to unravel the circumstances surrounding her disappearance, which only serves to bring up more questions and uncertainty.