Nobody can ever forget the year 2020, as it changed many things. Most of the population suffered a lot because of this coronavirus pandemic occurrence, among them was the entertainment industry. Because of this pandemic, many movies and shows that we're all set to hit the theatres got postponed. People who actually love to watch movies on the big screen felt really bad when instead of sitting inside the theatres, they all were stuck at home. However, despite this pandemic situation, the entertainment industry continued to entertain the people.
Before the pandemic got started, OTT platforms have already made their entry. But during this pandemic there happened to be hype for OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney + Hotstar, ZEE5, SonyLIV. Hence people got completely glued to the contents proposed by these platforms.
List Of Most Searched TV/Web Series In 2020
1. Money Heist:
Money Heist has been one of the most loved series on Netflix. It is based on a Spanish Heist crime where the Professor along with his eight partners carries out the biggest heist in history. The show holds an amazing storyline, interesting twists, and outstanding performances by the characters that will keep you hooked till the end.
2. Bigg Boss 14:
Here comes the show that has topped in the most searched shows. This popular reality show has always secured the top level due to its high-profile drama scenes. Bigg Boss 13 was a great hit, and after that, the complete fanbase was eagerly waiting for its next season – Bigg Boss 14. And yes, this show is making a lot of gossips on social media.
3. Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story:
Scam 1992, has topped all the records. It has received the highest IMDb rating points 9.5, beating Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones. It is tagged as one of the biggest blockbusters of 2020. The story is based on the Indian stock market scam that happened in the year 1992 by Harshad Mehta. It features Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Nikhil Dwivedi, and Hemant Kher in lead roles. This show got released on SonyLIV.
4. Mirzapur 2:
Mirzapur has been one of the most deadly shows on Amazon Prime. It involves murder, guns, drugs, illegalities, and the want for more power. It’s the second season that hit Amazon Prime on 23rd October 2020 and turned out to be a big hit. Pankaj Tripathi, Divyenndu Sharma, Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, and Rasika Dugal are the characters with the lead roles. Their amazing performances thrilled their fans and impressed them to a great extent.
5. Sex Education:
Sex Education has topped having crossed 40 million viewers. The show features Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey. The show got premiered on 17th January 2020. The story revolves around a desperate and insecure teenager, Otis, who struggles with his mother’s job and interference in his life. And later, his mother pays a visit to his school to give a lecture on sex education. It has been a big hit, and the viewers and fans are eagerly waiting for its next season to show up.
6. Paatal Lok:
2020 has offered a bunch of amazing shows and among them was, Paatal Lok. This show has different content that is unique and extremely attention gripping. Anushka’s Paatak Lok has received a great amount of love and appreciation for its amazing content. Jaideep Ahlawat, Gul Panag, Neeraj Kabi, Ishwak Singh, and Abhishek Banerjee are the lead characters of this show and their outstanding contribution to this web series has been highly appreciated. The story revolves around the investigation of Hathiram, a cop who takes the responsibility to solve a case where the assassination attempt goes wrong.
Dark’s season 3 hit the platform of Netflix on 27th June 2020. This show has received good appreciation from the viewers and fans. The story revolves around the fictional town of Winden in Germany, where the characters run after the truth when the child gets disappeared. It was one of the most searched shows because of the thrilling storyline and direction.
8. Breathe: Into the shadows
Breathe: Into the shadows features Abhishek Bachan in the lead. The genre is based on crime-thriller drama. Abhishek Bachchan plays the role of Dr. Avinash Sabharwal, where Siya, who is his daughter gets kidnapped by a masked man, and in return to get his daughter back, the masked man demanded Avinash murder a person. The series holds multiple twists and turns that will give you goosebumps.
9. Special Ops:
Special Ops hit the platform of Disney + Hotstar on 17th March 2020. This jam-packed thriller based show revolves around the role of Indian intelligence in real-life terror attacks that took place in the country in the last 19 years, including the Mumbai 26/11 attacks.
10. Bandish Bandits:
Bandish Bandits was one of the most popular shows on Amazon Prime. The story revolves around Radhe, who is a classical music student, and Tamanna, who is a pop sensation. Both of their worlds are different but they embarked on a journey of self-discovery. Ritwik Bhowmik, Shreya Chaudhry, and Naseeruddin Shah starred in the musical drama.