2020 gave us quite a lot of time to complete our ‘watch later’ list. While the world had halted and we were locked in our houses, there was plenty of content across all platforms that we had wanted to watch but couldn’t get enough time. Many of us have nearly completed that wish list of shows but some of us didn’t. Although we have started to mould ourselves in the new normal and life is getting a little on the track, there still is time before the world resumes. So if you haven’t had the time to watch some good content in the past year, you should check them out now.
Here’s a list of shows you should not miss out on:
1. Normal People
The name suggests it all, a story of normal people. Marianne and Connell are from the same small town in Ireland. They come from different backgrounds and the story proceeds as they fall in and out of love as their lives weave around each other.
2. We Are Who We Are
Being a teenager is a task in itself. The story follows two American teens who live on a U.S. military base in Italy, live through friendship, love, identity and loss of emotions. They expired it all, the anguish, the high adrenaline rush and the emotional mess.
Based on the 1983 arrest of the Scottish serial killer, Dennis Nilsen who had admitted to killing 15 to 16 people, this mini-series is not for the faint-hearted. It is sure to give you shivers down the spine.
4. I May Destroy You
Arabella was just another young woman whose life takes a sharp irrevocable turn after she begins getting flashbacks of being sexually assaulted at a nightclub. She is now thrown into reassessing all the aspects of her life including her career, friends and family.
5. The Raikar Case
When the youngest son of an affluent family is found dead and the option of suicide is ruled out, the police starts investigating only to find deeper darker secrets of the family.
A mysteriously crashed plane in West Bengal puzzles the investigating CBI officers as the details of the aircraft show that it went missing 35 years ago. The chase to resolve the mystery makes this mini-series very gripping.
7. Love, Victor
Following the same world as the movie it is inspired by, ‘Love, Simon’ the series is about the journey of a gay teenager who keeps silence on his orientation until he’s blackmailed to come out in the open.
8. Mrs. America
This historical series follows the political movement to pass the Equal Rights Amendment. While feminists all over the world rally to ratify it, Phylis Schlafly, a conservative activist opposes.
9. The Undoing
This is a mystery psychological thriller based on the novel ‘You Should Have Known’ by Jean Hanff Korelitz. It follows the life of a therapist whose life becomes a twisted tale as she learns that her husband might be responsible for a widespread disaster.
The series follows the story of three Mexican-American cousins who chase the American Dream despite that dream threatening things that mean the most to them.
11. Delhi Crime
Following the Delhi Police investigation of the Delhi gang-rape case as the search and chase of the perpetrators of the crime proceeds. The series has won the International Emmy Award and is available for you to watch on Netflix.
12. Dash And Lily
The Christmas romance series is a light watch. The story builds as cynical Dash and sunny Lily pass a notebook back and forth around New York City trading dares dreams and desires.
13. I Know This Much Is True
Based on the best selling novel by Wally Lamb, follows the parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey. The story explores their lives as betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness surround them.
This crime thriller captures the story of an amateur filmmaker from a big city who ventures into the rustic heartland of West Bengal and witnesses a murder by a powerful family of the area. In the collision of two opposite world, the series proceeds as the investigation of the murder continues.
A band of Nazi hunters living in 1977 New York City are hunting down Nazi war criminals. This brutal series is only for those with a brave heart.
So, that was the list. Let us know which ones have you already watched. And for more such content, keep checking our entertainment section.
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