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If You Loved Sherlock Here Are 9 Other Netflix Shows You Should Watch

By Anubha Das

Updated - Dec. 5, 2019 7 min read

Whether you are looking for drama series or horror or a political embedded historical shoe there is a list of shows to watch on Netflix that will make binge watch all episodes. So sit back with a pint and enjoy these 9 shows that must watch on Netflix right now.


*Disclaimer: The movies listed in the blog are available on Netflix on a temporary basis.


1. The Hauntings Of Hill House

Let's start with the list of best shows on Netflix with the latest addition The Haunting of Hill House. The words “terrifying” & “intelligent” thrown around a lot about this show and in all honesty, this top show on Netflix truly justifies these two words. The plot of the movies is about 5 children who grew up in a haunting house and are forced back together at that house after growing up to finally confront the ghost of their past. Noted as one of the best shows to watch on the Netflix India The Haunting Of the Hill house is top on our list. Don't blame us if you start expecting a bend neck lady in your nightmares after watching this.25-best-shows-netflix-india-the-haunting-of-the-hill-house-image

IMBD Rating: 8.9/10
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller



2. Sacred Games

Definitely, one of the best shows to watch on Netflix IndiaSACRED GAMES is the 1st ever Indian Tv series in collaboration with Netflix. The series stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla amongst many more. Yeah, you read it right! The series is based on the critically acclaimed novel, Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra and has been directed by none other than Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane. After the announcement of the show, Netflix instantly gave the name of another Indian series to soon come up: Bard of Blood: A spy series under Shah Rukh Khan’s production.
IMBD Rating: 9.1/10
 Crime, Drama, Action


3. Narcos

A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years is an exquisite series and a marvelous piece of cinematography. Pedro Pascal playing the lead character Javier Peña in the series was your favorite character 'Oberyn' in Game of Thrones who in such fashion got his skull and eyes smashed by the hands of Ser Gregor Clegane. That was once glorious death. The actor does amazing things in whatever role you put him in! Don't miss this epic and catch it asap as it is the best show to watch on Netflix.
IMBD Rating: 8.9/10
Genre: Biography, Drama, Crime


4. Altered Carbon

A new series that came up with its 1st season in 2018 itself blows your mind with its far-fetched thinking and writing. The show is set in the future where consciousness is digitized and stored. Amongst this whole scientific and creepy chaos and unimaginable future, a prisoner returns to life in a new body and he must solve a mind-bending murder to win his freedom. The prisoner, Bancroft was killed, and the last automatic backup of his stack (memory) was made hours before his death, leaving him with no memory of who killed him and why. While police ruled it a suicide, Bancroft is convinced he was murdered and wants Kovacs to find out the truth. Well, where else would you see a person solving their own murder in all seriousness and not as a ghost?!
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IMBD Rating: 8.2/10
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller


5. 3%

As strange as the name is, the stranger is the whole concept of the who which makes it so greatThis Brazilian series dubbed in English is for you if you are into science-fiction and the world of unknown. This thriller series focuses on a world which is sharply divided between progress and devastation, where people are given the chance to make it to the "better side" but only 3% of the candidates succeed. What happens to the rest 97% and what is the fate of the 3% who get the change to move to the better side of the world where everything is fine? Only watching the show will open the gate to the answer of this mystery.
IMBD Rating: 7.6/10
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi


6. Peaky Blinder

Crime loving audiences would love Peaky Blinders as the best shows to watch on Netflix. The cinematography is so amazing, it keeps you interested and on the edge, the entire time. It is beautiful because crime and killings are not the only things that it shows, but along with that, it shows top class drama, making it all the more interesting. It's not one of those series you watch to have a good time, have fun and forget it the next day. It's like you actually connect to the characters and feel what they are feeling. Do watch this best British series on Netflix to enjoy the thrilling and dramatic

IMDb Ranking: 8.8/10

Genre: Historical Fiction, Action Film, Crime film, Drama


7. Downtown Abbey

Downtown Abbey is a classic shows to watch on Netflix which tells the story of the Crawley's and their estate. The level of aristocracy and charm the characters exhibition is extraordinary. The show keeps you interested in the simultaneous storyline of various characters. Witty one-liners are very good throughout the seasons. Downtown Abbey is a good watch for people who are interested in the lifestyle of the Edwardian bloodline and the other people attached to them post the 

IMDb Ranking: 8.7/10

Genre: Drama, Action, Crime


8. Hannibal

A clever and beautiful British series on Netflix- which you may not expect for a show about a man who eats people. The series is by far the most accurate and stunning portrayal of a very cunning serial killer. What sets it apart from series like Dexter is its excellent cinematography, choreography, and script, the dialogues are so apt and they are poetic in nature and filled with layers of meaning. best-british-series-netflix-india-hannibal-image

IMDb Ranking: 8.5/10

Genre: Psychological horror, Psychological thriller, Crime Fiction, Thriller


9. Luther

true British Crime shows that is a must watch on Netflix that doesn’t disappoint when depicting murder scenes and bludgeoned bodies. Every episode keeps you gripped to watch another, and another, straight from the start. The series has been really well produced to keep you on your toes and keep you questioning. Luther has always been a perfect example of how gritty, captivating drama can be portrayed to all murder crime curious viewers without the blood and explicit

IMDb Ranking: 8.5/10

Genre: Crime, Drama


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Q: What is Netflix and how does it work?

A: Netflix is an online platform/website which screens the top-notch series of movies, documentaries and tv shows based on monthly subscription packs. 


Q: How many devices can stream Netflix at the same time?

A: This depends on the plan you’re subscribed to. If you’re subscribed to the Basic plan, you can stream on only one device at a time but you can connect multiple devices to your account. On the Standard plan, you can stream on two devices at a time, and with the Premium plan, you can stream on up to four devices at a time.


Q: How much does Netflix cost in India?

A: You can get a one-month free subscription but to continue, Netflix India rates start at Rs.500 (roughly $8.00) per month. It costs Rs. 650 a month (HD plan) which can be shared on 2 screens. So, you can share the password with a friend and effectively pay Rs. 325 a month. The video library of Netflix is Ad Free which makes it a delightful experience.


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