The Best TV Series To Watch During Lockdown

This coronavirus pandemic has forced the world to be at a standstill. It has made every one of us sit at home in chaos or panic state. It has had effects in India as well as strict lockdown has been enforced in the country. With lockdown taking almost forever to end, we all are bored at our homes. This can be taken care of by watching some of the best shows on different platforms such as Netflix, TeaTV, Amazon, Popcorn Time, etc. 


This show is based on true events launched as a 5 part miniseries by HBO. The main focus of this show is the deadly nuclear incident which occurred in 1986. The show covers the reason behind the cause of the accident. It stars Oscar-nominated Emily Watson along with Jared Harris, Stellan karsgard and is truly worth watching from start to end.

The series is available to watch on Disney+ hotstar platform.

Money Heist 

The talk of the town, Money Heist has become highly popular in recent times due to its amazing plot. The first season of the show aired in 2017 on Netflix. The show explores a heist which is incorporated by a criminal mastermind called “The Professor” who wants the heist to be the biggest of its kind. His plan is not to steal money but to print money using the official plates and run away with it. For this, he hires a group of highly-skilled thieves to successfully execute this plan. The show has an amazing plot along with some jaw-dropping sequence of events which would surely amuse you.  The infamous “Bella Ciao” is a part of this show only.

The show is owned by Netflix and all 4 parts are available on Netflix. 

The Family Plan

The Family Plan uncovers the story of a middle-class man named Srikant Tiwari who gets stuck in dual lives. One life is of a family man while the other one is of a world-class spy.

The main lead aka the protagonist is played by the talented Manoj Bajpayee who struggles in keeping a proper balance between both his lives with a fear of being caught. If you have seen Gangs of Wasseypur and loved Manjo Bajpayee’s acting, be sure to give this family thriller a watch.

The series is available on the Amazon Prime Video.

Stranger Things

This show is based on the story of Hawkins of the late 1980s including a bunch of kids who are big fans of the board game called Dungeons and Dragons. The mystery starts when one night; one kid suddenly gets disappeared involving some secret experiments along with horrifying creatures from the other dimensions. There is also a girl who has some special abilities. The show got critically acclaimed by critics and became a hit among the viewers too. 3 seasons of the show have been released till date and all have been loved by the audience. The fourth season of the show is expected to air by the end of the year.

The show is available on Netflix.

Sacred Games

This show is a popular name amongst the youth these days. If you ask about it, you will notice that almost every youth in the country is at least aware about this Emmy-nominated series. The amazing crime/thriller web series is the digital version of Vikram Chandra’s novel which has the same name. The show has an ensemble cast with many talented stars like Nawazuddin Siddique, Pankaj Tripathi, Saif Ali Khan along with Radhika Apte and many others. The series focuses on a cop named Sartaj Singh (played by Saif Ali Khan) who gets a mysterious call by the famous criminal of the past Ganesh Gaitonde (played by Nawazuddin) who was hiding since many years. There have been 2 seasons of this show till date and both are equally thrilling to watch.

The show is available on Netflix. 


Bored in the lockdown? Confused as to what to watch? Look no further because in the article, we have suggested some of the best tv shows you can binge-watch and pass your time. They all are available on different streaming platforms and have the capability to amuse you. So, don’t waste any more time, just start with any of the series mentioned above and end your boredom.  

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