Best Indian Series on SonyLIV that you will love!
With the new boom in the OTT space, several new platforms are competing to dominate the entertainment business. SonyLIV is one such promising OTT platform that is coming up with some really exciting content to keep us entertained. In the coming few years, I can see SonyLIV taking over as one of the leading OTT giants. Here is a look at some of the best Indian series on SonyLIV.
If you are looking for something heartwarming and feel good, Gullak is your go-to show. It tells the story of the Mishra family and their fair share of struggles. The film has an ensemble cast including Geetanjali Kulkarni, Jameel Khan, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, and Harsh Maya. The show is produced under the banner of TVF.
2. Girls Hostel (2018-present)
As is evident from the name, Girls Hostel is a show about four women living in a girls’ hostel. It focuses on the ups and downs of these women as they deal with several issues in their day-to-day life. Created by TVF, Girls Hostel stars Ahsaas Channa, Srishti Srivastav, Parul Gulati, and Simran Natekar in the lead roles.
3. Scam 1992: the Harshad Mehta Story (2020)
Directed by Hansal Mehta, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story draws inspiration from the 1992 stock market scam that was committed by stockbrokers, mainly Harshad Mehta. The scam had caused a major disruption in the Indian stock market and several investors lost a huge amount of money. The success of the series lies in how it simplifies the stock market jargon and makes it easy for everyone to understand what happened during the scam. Pratik Gandhi, who starred as Harshad Mehta shot to fame after the success of the show. Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta story is one of the best series on SonyLIV that you can watch.
4. JL50 (2020)
Science fiction is a genre that we need to still get a hold of. JL50 attempts to get a stronger grip on this genre by telling an exceptional tale about time travel. A flight crashes in a remote area of West Bengal and CBI officer Shanthanu (Abhay Deol) is called to enquire about the incident. It is later revealed that it is the same flight that went missing 35 years ago. Wrapped in four parts of 30 minutes each, the series tries to unveil this mystery which leads them to some dark secrets of time travel. Though not perfect, the effort made here by the makers of the show is really commendable.
5. Rocket Boys (2022)
Rocket Boys tells the extraordinary tale of friendship between Dr. Homi J Baba and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai who, with great determination, sacrifice, and clear vision paved the way for India’s first rocket launch. The series focuses on three decades that were crucial in the history of India as the country was on its way to becoming an independent nation. It also has Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Mrinalini Sarabhai, and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who played crucial roles in bringing the dream to reality.
6. Tabbar (2021)
Tabbar is a Hindi-Punjabi thriller that keeps us hooked throughout the run. With some rich performances and a thrilling storyline, Tabbar was well received by the audience upon its release. The film has a promising cast that includes Pavan Malhotra, Supriya Pathak, Gagan Arora, and Ranvir Shorey.
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