Netflix India has been churning content at an unprecedented rate. Recently, the streaming giant unveiled the list of Indian titles which featured in the Top 10 row around the world this year. From the anime series Mighty Little Bheem to the reality series Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives, here are the films and shows that made the cut.
Mighty Little Bheem
The animated pre-school series by filmmaker Rajiv Chilaka won the audience’s heart in a big way. The tiny but intelligent protagonist’s adventures in the search for ‘laddoo’ struck a chord with viewers and earned it the first place in this list.
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Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
Based on the true story of one of the first Indian female air force pilots, the Netflix film grabbed many eyeballs. Helmed by Sharan Sharma and bankrolled by Karan Johar, Gunjan Saxena featured Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi, Manav Vij among others in pivotal roles.
Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives
This reality TV show by Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Entertainment captured the imagination of many people. Cheeky, loud and sufficiently dramatic, Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives saw Maheep Kapoor, Seema Khan, Neelam Kothari and Bhavana Pandey in action.
Raat Akeli Hai
The directorial debut of casting director Honey Trehan is a pulpy thriller starring the likes of Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Nishant Dahiya and Shweta Tripathi Sharma. Its well-written screenplay and powerful performances were praised by critics and the general public alike.
Set in 20th century Bengal, Bulbbul is an inventive drama about sexuality and power that garnered appreciation from all quarters. Co-produced by Anushka Sharma, the Anvita Dutt Guptan directorial starred Tripti Dimri, Paoli Dam, Avinash Tiwary, Rahul Bose and Parambrata Chatterjee.
Directed by Ruchi Narain and produced by Karan Johar, Kiara Advani-starrer Guilty received mixed reviews. The film’s main plot revolved around a bunch of college students and what happens when one of them accuses the college heartthrob of sexual assault.
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