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Critically Acclaimed Drama Series You Must Stream Now

    Sometimes, it’s nice to know you have nothing planned for the weekend – except binge-watching some great shows from around the world while doing nothing but stay in bed and relaxing.
     
    Looking for some great shows to binge-watch this weekend? Instead of clicking through the hundreds of options available, we bring you some of the best in the blog below. Good enough to get you hooked on the habit, these shows will make your weekends worth looking forward to!
     
    • 21 Sarfarosh Saragarhi (2018)

    Sarfarosh Saragarhi is an Indian historical drama television series. The show is based on the Battle of Saragarhi, fought between the Sikh soldiers of the British Indian Army and Pashtun Orakzai tribesmen. The first episode manages to rein you in and keep you hooked for the next episodes. The show has received one Indian Television Academy Award and two Indian Telly Awards.
    Watch it on: Netflix India
     
    • The Crown (2016 - Present)

    The Crown is a historical drama TV series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. It follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. The show has been honoured for its acting, directing, writing, cinematography and production values. It has received 21 major nominations in different categories and won 7 awards in 2018.
    Watch it on: Netflix India
     
    • What the Folks (2017 - Present)

    What The Folks is an Indian family drama web series that focuses on the lives of a recently married couple Anita and Nikhil, who have to deal with their personal lives and also their families at the same time.  It showcases the journey of modern families who are transcending generation gaps and breaking several societal stereotypes at the same time.
    Watch it on: MX Player
     
    • House M.D. (2004 - 2012)

    House (also called House, M.D.) is a medical drama TV series. The titular character Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) is an unconventional, misanthropic medical genius who despite his dependence on pain medication, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital (PPTH) in New Jersey. House received numerous awards, including 2 Golden Globe Awards, 5 Primetime Emmy Awards, Peabody Award, and 9 People's Choice Awards.
    Watch it on: Amazon Prime India
     
    • The Good Wife (2009-2016)

    The Good Wife is an American legal and political drama TV series. The show is about a housewife named Alicia Florrick (played by Julianna Margulies) who returns to her career after the events of a sex and political scandal involving her husband. The show is known for its distinctive authorized instances and terrific performances. It has won numerous awards, including 5 Emmys and the Television Critics Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Drama.
    Watch it on: Amazon Prime India
     
    • Queen Sugar (2016 – Present)

    Queen Sugar is an American drama television series based on the 2014 novel of the same name by American writer Natalie Baszile. Queen Sugar centers on the lives of three siblings in rural Louisiana, who struggle to deal with the aftermath of their father's sudden death. It portrays how they all decide the fate of their 800-acre sugarcane farm, later in life. Critics have praised the racially progressive show for its storyline that tackles universal issues such as culture, class and gender. The series has won  2 NAACP Image Awards. 
    Watch it on: Amazon Prime India
     
    • Mad Men (2007 - 2015)

    Mad Men is a period drama television series that provides a peek inside the life of an advertising executive who’s bored by his easy, private life. The plot tracks people in his life and as the show progresses, it depicts the changing moods and social mores of the United States throughout the 1960s and 70s. Highly acclaimed for its writing, acting, directing, visual style and historical authenticity; the show won many awards, including 16 Emmys and 5 Golden Globes awards.
    Watch it on: Amazon Prime India
     
    • Better Things (2016 – Present) 

    Better Things is a comedy-drama television series about a single mother who struggles to balance raising her three girls and her career as an actor. Just like its protagonist, the show has charted its own path, pairing caustic humour and poignant observation in marvelous ways. Funny and beautiful, this show received a Peabody Award in April 2017.
    Watch it on: Disney+ Hotstar India
     
    According to psychiatrists, binge-watching the right temperament of content releases feel-good, happy hormones. It relieves stress and creates a sense of enjoyment and relaxation. It is also one of the best ways to share time together with family members. Cost-effective and simple, it lets you enjoy your weekends in the comfort of your home. And now that you have a concise list of series at hand, grab your device and snuggle in with a bowl of popcorn!