When the world’s top video streaming service, Netflix entered in India it did not enter with a collection of Indian content. They were working on getting more partners on their board. Now Netflix has come up with a wide range of Indian shows which are unlike the monotonous saas-bahu serials you watch on Indian television. Netflix has an impressive collection of Indian shows ranging from the works of Rabindranath Tagore to royal rasoi.
Stories by Rabindranath Tagore
The writings of Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore come to life in this collection of tales set in early-20th-century Bengal. This show transports you back in time to the world as complicated as this one but with far more appeal and beauty.
Raya Rasoiya aur Anya Kahaniya
Raja, Rasoi aur Anya Kahaniyaan takes us through the history of food prepared in the royal kitchens of India, whose blending of foreign imports, rare fowls, elaborate preparation methods and local herbs, created some of the best and most flavourful food in the country.Experience the tales of extravagance and eccentricity, of desperation and innovation, and of happy accidents.
The show is an adaptation of the popular book The Twentieth Wife by author Indu Sundaresan. Siyaasat is a drama about the Mughal political battle for Akbar’s’ throne entwined with the Salim- Mehrunissa love story, a couple who fought against all odds to become a formidable alliance which altered the course of Mughal politics and charted their path into Indian history.
Sara Khan acts as a travel guide to colorful Indian locations steeped in history as she delves into the stories associated with these legendary spots.
Set In 19th-century Delhi, Dariba Diaries revolves around an eccentric detective Mirza Jaan Nawaz who uses his powers of observation and reason to solve crimes that have stymied investigators.
Coming to films, for now, Piku, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Andaz Apna Apna, Talvar and BA Pass are few of the Indian movies you’ll find on Netflix.