7 Netflix shows that got India hooked and how!
Indians were the fastest in the world to finish up a Netflix series
, it took viewers in India only three days to devour a complete series whereas the global average was four days. The internet streaming company also found out that the choices of the shows were almost the same across all of its 190 markets around the world. Ever since
launched in January this year, the Indian users were hooked to it. While viewers in India decided to binge watch most of the popular shows on the site but it was Sci-Fi shows that got the Indian viewers hooked.
Here’s a look at the top Netflix series Indians couldn’t stop binging on.
Narcos follows the rise and fall of Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar and the Drug Enforcement Agency agents hunting him. The story is told largely from the points of view of Escobar, played by Brazilian actor Wagner Moura, and U.S. DEA Agent Steve Murphy (Boyd Holbrook). This gritty Netflix drama series has the world talking about it and is one of the most popular series worldwide. India too was hooked to it. House of Cards
House of Cards
Frank Underwood played to perfection by Kevin Spacey is a Democrat appointed as the Secretary of State. The series is about how Underwood along with his wife sets out on a quest to seek revenge from the people who betrayed him while successfully rising to supremacy. This political drama had all the ingredients to get Indians hooked.
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It’s the first in a planned series of shows on Marvel universe, "Daredevil" follows Matt Murdock, attorney by day and vigilante by night. Blinded in an accident as a child, Murdock uses his heightened senses as Daredevil to fight crime on the streets of New York after the sun goes down. Marvel's Luke Cage
Marvel's Luke Cage
"Marvel's Luke Cage" is the third show in the Netflix-original Defenders series. This gritty, action-packed drama follows the evolution of Luke Cage (Mike Colter), a man with super strength and unbreakable skin caused by a sabotaged experiment. After a failed relationship with fellow superhero Jessica Jones, Cage tries to rebuild a quiet life in Harlem, New York --until he is pulled out of the shadows and forced into a battle for his city. Along the way, Cage cannot avoid confronting his past, which he has worked hard to bury.
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Ever since the show was released in its entirety on 4 November 2016, the show was received position response from viewers all over the world. The show is a biographical story about the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. The show was praised for cast performances, direction, writing, cinematography, production values, and relatively accurate historical accounts of Queen Elizabeth's reign and viewers can’t wait for the next season that has been commissioned. Stranger Things
Science Fiction being the most popular genre with Indian viewers, it was’nt strange that Stranger Things was one of the most popular shows for Indian viewers. In this thrilling Netflix-original drama, Winona Ryder plays Joyce Byers, who lives in a small Indiana town in 1983 who launches an investigation into her 12-year-old son’s disappearance with local authorities. The search unravels a series of extraordinary mysteries involving secret government experiments, unnerving supernatural forces, and a very unusual little girl. Advertisement Master of None
Master of None
Created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, Master of None stars Ansari in the lead role of Dev, a 30-year-old actor who attempts to make his way through life in New York City. This comerdy-drama web series also had Indian binge-watching the entire first season and are now waiting for the nest season in 2017.
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