*Enjoyed Gadar 2? 7 Action Drama Films and Series to Keep Your Adrenaline Pumping*
After the thunderous success of ‘Gadar 2’ on the Indian box office scene, it’s clear that the craving for heart-pounding action and gripping drama is stronger than ever. With Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel at the helm, the film swiftly touched millions of hearts across the country.
As we immerse ourselves in the legacy of Tara Singh and Sakina, brought to life by the dynamic duo, there’s a palpable desire for more intense narratives. The digital landscape offers a plethora of options for action enthusiasts, with a range of captivating drama films, web series and audio series on various OTT platforms. To satiate the appetite for electrifying entertainment, here’s a handpicked selection of 7 compelling options that promise to keep your adrenaline pumping long.
*Guns & Gulaabs- Netflix*
Dive into the intriguing world of Guns & Gulaabs a black comedy thriller streaming on Netflix. Crafted by Raj & DK, this series stars Rajkummar Rao, Dulquer Salmaan, Gulshan Devaiah, Adarsh Gourav, and Rajatava Dutta. Set in the 90s, it blends nostalgia and crime with a dash of Guns N’ Roses music. Premiered on August 18, 2023, this roller-coaster ride follows a mechanic, a chaotic officer, and a reluctant cartel heir as they navigate love, crime, and identity crises in a quiet town. With rival gangs, a mafia lord, and unexpected alliances, ‘Guns & Gulaabs’ is a must-watch that promises action, drama, and suspense.
*Sherdil- Pocket FM*
Embark on a thrilling audio series journey with Pocket FM’s ‘Sherdil.’ Arjun, a soldier whose destiny was altered, takes on a new mission: protecting Isha Sarin’s life and empire. As Arjun becomes Isha’s steadfast guardian, their connection deepens, entwining unspoken emotions in a web of duty and desire. Enter Robin, a rival with ties to Isha’s past, and Megha, Arjun’s ex working in Isha’s company, adding layers of intrigue. Arjun’s role morphs from a mere bodyguard to a sentinel against international criminals and challenges. Across the world’s shadows, he shields Isha’s ventures. Sherdil is a must binge-listen action crime drama, blending duty, desire, and patriotism into an irresistible narrative.
*Pathan- Prime Video*
‘Pathaan’ starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham in the lead roles is a gripping action thriller on Prime Video. The narrative follows Pathaan, a former RAW agent in exile, who teams up with ISI agent Rubina Mohsin to thwart the sinister plans of Jim, a former RAW agent aiming to unleash a deadly virus in India. Simultaneously, a Pakistani general employs a private terror group for attacks within India. Operating covertly, Pathaan creates a specialized unit to counter the threat. This film combines intrigue, suspense, and high-stakes action, making Pathaan a must-watch for an electrifying cinematic journey.
’Kohrra’ on Netflix is a compelling Indian crime, action, thriller and police procedural series. Created by Sudip Sharma and directed by Randeep Jha. The ensemble cast includes Barun Sobti, Harleen Sethi, Suvinder Vicky, Saurav Khurana, Rachel Shelley, and Manish Chaudhary. Premiering on July 15, 2023, the series unfolds when a groom meets an untimely demise just days before his wedding. As the police delve into the investigation, the question arises: will they succeed in unraveling the mystery behind the murder? ‘Kohrra’ promises an enthralling blend of suspense, intrigue, and police procedural drama.
*Bawaal- Amazon Prime Videos*
Get ready for an emotional rollercoaster with ‘Bawaal’ on Prime Video. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, it follows a troubled married couple, portrayed by Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor. Amidst the historical backdrop of World War II sites in Europe, the couple seeks to mend their relationship. Don’t miss the captivating recreation of history, especially the holocaust, and the outstanding performances by Varun and Janhvi. “Bawaal” is a must-watch for its heart-wrenching story and stellar acting.
*Saas Bahu Flamingo- Disney + Hotstar*
Buckle up for the extraordinary crime drama ‘Saas, Bahu Aur Flamingo’ on Disney+Hotstar. Helmed by Homi Adajania and powered by Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films, this series guarantees a thrilling blend of action and intrigue. The ensemble cast features Dimple Kapadia, Radhika Madan, Isha Talwar, Angira Dhar, Deepak Dobriyal, Monica Dogra, and Naseeruddin Shah. In the backdrop of the unassuming town of Hastipur, North West India, the story follows Rani, a formidable matriarch and drug cartel leader. Prepare for a riveting journey as Saas, Bahu Aur Flamingo unveils a world where power, crime, and dynamics collide.
*Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story- Disney + Hotstar*
Plunge into the adrenaline-pumping world of ‘Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story’ on Disney+ Hotstar. This Hindi action thriller, curated by Neeraj Pandey, resurrects Kay Kay Menon as the unstoppable Himmat Singh. Set in the vast Special Ops Universe, the series follows Himmat’s pursuit of Ikhlaq Khan after the 2001 Parliament attack. Against orders, Abbas aids Himmat, but Ikhlaq escapes, resulting in their suspension. Brace for a riveting journey of covert operations, suspense, and action, as Himmat navigates challenges in this must-watch crime drama.