Lockdown has truly been a topsy-turvy ride for all of us. Everyone is coping with the lockdown in some or the other way. While some are indulging themselves in trying new activities and exploring their expertise in cooking, while some have removed time in enhancing their hobbies . Whereas some have made the lockdown a 24/7 screen time by exhausting all the movies and series available on OTT platforms.
So here we are! with a new list of series for all the binge watchers. From horror to mystery to crime we have all of it summoned up for you!! So grab some popcorn and let these upcoming series on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Zee5 and MX Player be your next entertainment pack.
7 web series to watch on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, ZEE5 and MXPlayer in May 2020
1. Kaali Season 2- ZEE5 – (May 29, 2020)
Kaali was released in 2018 and after 2 years of wait, the season 2 is finally here. Kaali is a gripping story of a mother willing to extend her boundaries to save her child. The season 2 is set to bring a bolder narrative packed with intense drama, prolonged action and the love of a mother who knows no boundaries.
This series is a relentless emphasis on fearlessnes and courage the lady witholds. The story of season 2 is said to be a homage to womenhood and riveting celebration of strength and power.
Directed by Rohan Ghose and Arita Sen, the series features Rahul Banarjee, Chandan Roy Sanyal,Ahishek Banarjee and Vidya Malvade.
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2. Betaal- Netflix (May 24, 2020)
Horror is the new genre for Indian directors now. However, the past haven’t reflected well when it comes to horror movies and Indian cinema. Pretty evident that zombies and our Indian directors don’t make a good pair.
We still have a little ray of sunshine from Neflix’s new series BETAAL, produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment. As per the trailer, the series seems to be promising and scary.
The series revolves around a group of army officials working on the expenditure to reveal the age old mysteries in the Betaal mountain which happens to have centuries-old British sodiers turned into zombies, when they accidentlly unearth an old curse. Starring Viineet Kumar, Aahana Kumra, Suchitra Pillai and Jitendra Joshi among others.
3. RejectX Season 2 – ZEE5 (May 14, 2020)
The season 2 seems to be more edgier as it condemns to intriuge you till the end. Starring Esha Gupta, Sumeet Vyas, Masi Wali, Anisha Victor, Pooja Shetty and Tanvi Shinde among others.
Esha Gupta plays as a cop investigating the murder case, which turned the tables around for the kids of Jefferson World School. Each one seems to be hiding secrets and puzzle pieces connected to the murder case.
4.The Casino: My Game, My Rules- ZEE5
Starring Karanvir Bohra, Mandana Karimi, Sudhanshu Pandey; the web series is compelling tale of power, deception and love each character experiences when they get involved in the viscious circle of gambling. The story unfolds the conspiracies in high society, the mystery and a rich boy is the hier of his father’s multi billion dollar casino.
5. Official Bhootiyagiri- MX Player (May 14, 2020)
How about a stay in a hotel that has ghosts as their mascots, terrifying isn’t? Well you will know as you watch ‘Official Bhootiyagiri’ starring Sumeet Vyas as Dilawar Rana in the series. Dilawar is given the responsibility to run his family hotel which is rumured to be haunted.
So, he decides to use this opportunity to attract customers seeking paranormal adventures by giving them “best haunting experience”. So what do you think, will Dilawar succeed? The seies in premiering today on MX Player.
6. LOSER – ZEE5 (May 15, 2020)
Starring Priyadarshi Pulikonda, Shashank, Annie, Kalpika Ganesh and Sayaji Shindi, this Telegu web series is a sports drama. The story revolves around three sportsmen and their journey. It runs across different timelines however run prallel to on another- one of the sportspersons is an air rifle shooter from the early 2000s, the other one is a cricketer from 1985 and the third person is an aspiring badminton player from 1990s. How these atletes thrive against all odds and achieve their goals , rise amidst growing competition and plolitics and what connects these individuals weaves the plot.
7. Paatal Lok- Amazon Prime Video (May 15, 2020)
The most awaited crime web series is here to serve you. The web series features Neeraj Kabi, Jaideep Ahlawat and Abhishek Banarjee in prominent roles. The series is based on a crime thriller book written by Sudip Sharma that dares to explore the “dark and sinister by lanes of human immorality.”
Paatal Lok, which represents the netherworld , talks about the society being entangled in a heinous web of lies, crime and violence. The nerve- wracking web series is produced by Anushka Sharma’ Clean Slate Films.
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