The Hotstar Specials web series, ‘Criminal Justice’ receiving all the positive reviews from critics also in the second which was season released on 24th December 2020 achieved a huge amount of love from fans and praises from critics. The Indian web series ‘Criminal Justice’ is based on a British Television show of 2008 of the same name. The praisings it received are also responsible for the castings it appears with, great actors like Pankaj Tripathi, Jackie Shroff, Anupriya Goenka, Vikrant Massey, Mita Vashisht, gave outstanding performances and made an impression on OTT platforms. On IMDb, it received a rating of 8.1 which is a symbol of quality stories, and sometimes after watching quality shows we often try to find a similar one as our television shows are still stuck with the melodramatic shows our only hope left is with web shows now. Pankaj Tripathi as a lawyer with a client whose case is twisted and very difficult to solve yet very interesting to watch made all of us seeking web series like Criminal justice. So, Here in this article, we are providing you a list of 10 web series like Criminal Justice.
Before going further this is to mention that the following web series or web shows are not just exactly similar like ‘Criminal Justice’ as each web series or show is unique in its way. Yet in terms of quality stories and similar genres like legal thrillers they can be considered as similar.
List Of Similar Web Series Like Criminal Justice
Aarya, starring Sushmita Sen as the protagonist named Arya Sareen was released on 19 June 2020. Sen’s outstanding performance after a long time with a debate on the OTT platform marked a great comeback for which she also got the Filmfare OTT Awards for the best actress. Coming to the story of the show, it is a story of an independent woman Aarya Sareen having three kids whose husband is mysteriously killed. She stands to take revenge on those who killed him. She is a loving and caring mother whose beautiful family gets ruined after the death of her husband named Tej Sareen. When she gets to know about the illegal business his husband was involved in where he was killed, she decides to join the mafia and becomes the mafia queen while taking care of her kids. She aimed to seek revenge for her husband Tej Sareen. Eventually, it received positive reviews from critics. The series is based on a Spanish Drama named Penoza. Aarya season 2 shooting has been started and will be releasing soon.
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The Amazon Prime, web series Tandav went through many negative reviews from critics for some scenes which included hurting the sentiments of many but after all the corrections it made, it is available to watch. The series shows the dark side of Indian politics, the manipulations of human greed, ambitions, love, vulnerability, and many more values. It has a leader named Samar Pratap Singh performed by Saif Ali Khan who wants to inherit the PM’s chair but the current PM Devki Nandandan Singh, Samar’s father is not willing to leave and retire. Not only Samar is ready to sit but also many more leaders want to become the Prime Minister including Anuradha Kishore (dimple Kapadia) who has a close association with Devki, Gopal Das who is a senior leader of the party. There revolves another story of Shiva Shekhar cast by Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub. Shiva is a youth activist who wants to bring change in the country also he becomes an icon he tries to bring change through the country’s youngsters. The political race running with the youths acquires Samar and Shiva in the same path. The series is written by Ali Abbas Zafar and this is his debut on the OTT platforms.
Delhi Crimes (2019)
The Netflix original Indian Web series, Delhi Crimes is one the best Indian web shows ever made. The Delhi Gang Rape Case happened in 2012 in the neighborhood of Munirka, South Delhi has a plot in this web series. The series follows the case from being filed till the arrest of the accused. The plot revolves around Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Vartika Chaturvedi who handles the case of a girl who was gang-raped and killed. ‘Delhi Crimes’ received almost positive reviews from critics and praised very much by almost all the platforms for the great script and the performances of the cast members. It also the first Indian show to receive the International Emmy Awards 2020 for the ‘Outstanding Drama Series. The casts of Delhi Crimes includes Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain, and Rajesh Tailang. The web series covering the aftermath of Nirbhaya Case 2012 is a must-watch for everybody.
The adaptation of an Israeli web series of the same name, Hostages is brought by Hotstar specials in India. The Indian, ‘Hostages’ web series is featured by Tisca Chopra, Ronit Roy, Parvin Dabas, Aashim Gulati including many more casts. it received a mixed response from critics yet the performance of Tisca Chopra and Ronit Roy is very much praised. ‘Hostages is about a renowned surgeon Handa, whose family is kept in hostages to operate an assassination of her unwitting patient, ordered by the Chief Minister. Now she has to choose one in between, the assassination and her family. The series has a sequel season saying anything about which can be considered as a spoiler and so this is all about the series ‘Hostages’ you need to know and develop a keen interest in watching as soon as possible.
The Indian Crime Drama thriller series brought by Amazon prime Video, Breathe also has a sequel series that explores the lives of ordinary common men who face extraordinary situations and circumstances. The series is starred R. Madhavan, Amit Sadh, Atharva Vishwakarma including many other casts. The series is an answer to a very typical question, how far will you go for whom you love. Danny Mascarenhas and his son live together happily until a disease takes place in his son, Josh. Josh, suffers from a lung disease that can lead him to die, and eventually, he is left with the time 6 months for being alive. His Father Danny does everything he can do to cure his son’s disease. he even crosses the border of killing others or laying down his own life. The series holds an impact on the minds of the audience also the performance given by the castings is one of the reasons to be listed here in the list of Web series like Criminal justice. ‘Breath’ is Undoubtedly a worth watch series.
The Family Man (2019)
The Family man is listed here in the list of web series like Criminal Justice not only because it has a crime genre but also it is a great web series to watch even if you don’t like Criminal Justice. The original Indian web series The Family Man is brought by Amazon Prime features Manoj Bajpayee, Samantha Akkineni, Sharib Hashmi, Priyamani including many other castings. The family man is the most-viewed web series of Amazon Prime which received mostly positive reviews from the critics and won 5 awards in Film Fare OTT Awards. The story is about a common middle-class family man named Srikant Tiwari who secretly works as an intelligence officer for TASC, Threat Analysis, and Surveillance cell. He is married with two kids. Srikant has to maintain a highly secret job along with balancing the responsibilities of his family. It has two seasons the first follows an investigation of terrorist crimes. Overall the series has many twisted and interesting things with many morals hidden and a must-watch series.
Asur, starred by Arshad Varsi (Varsi’s debut to the OTT Platform), Barun Sobti, Anupriya Goenka, And Ridhi Dogra is an Indian original web series brought by Voot Select. It has thrill, suspense, emotions, and a feel of fear. The series is one of the best web shows of 2020 having the mystery mythological genre. The Plot is set about the mythology of the City Varanasi and follows a forensic expert Nikhil Nair, he joins the Central Bureau of INvestigation along with his former mentor Dhananjay Rajpoot. They find themselves in circumstances including serial killer crimes. The rest is all about the mysteries and speaking more will ruin the fun thus, for more watch the web series as it is listed in the list of web series like Criminal Justice, it will not leave you without being thinking worth watching.
Foreign Similar Web Series like Criminal Justice
There are many foreign web series like Criminal Justice. They are similar for their similarity in genre that is Crime Justice. These web series like Criminal Justice will provide you the same entertainment and thrilling actions and if you are fond of hollywood and foreign web shows then the following shows are best match for you.
The Good Wife
Law and Order
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