Monday blues, be gone! With May 1 declared a holiday, it’s time to indulge in a well-deserved long weekend. While Mondays are usually associated with back-to-work blues, this time, it’s all about enjoyment. And what better way to make the most of this time than by binge-watching some of the most captivating series? Whether you’re in the mood for an action-packed thriller or a heartwarming romance, we’ve got you covered. From classics to the latest releases, we’ve compiled a list of must-watch series that will keep you hooked and leave you feeling delighted. So, grab your snacks, get comfortable, and get ready for a long weekend of non-stop entertainment.
Here are the Top 7 series to binge-watch to beat your Monday blues and make the most of your long weekend.
Enjoy an adrenaline-pumping ride with Priyanka Chopra and Richard Madden in the action-packed thriller, Citadel, on Prime Video. The global espionage drama follows the story of a spy agency that erases its agents’ memories before shutting down, leaving them vulnerable to a powerful crime syndicate known as Manticore. Agent Mason (Richard Madden) seeks to revive former Citadel agent Nadia Sinh’s (Priyanka Chopra) memory to help in the fight against the syndicate responsible for the fall of Citadel. With non-stop action, suspense, and espionage, Citadel is the perfect show to binge-watch this long weekend. Don’t miss out on the chance to witness Chopra and Madden’s electrifying performances as they battle to save the world from destruction.
Unleash a riveting tale of love, deceit, and power with Pocket FM’s Secret Ameerzada. Follow the story of Ahan Raizada, a man who’s been living a secret life as the illegitimate son of one of the country’s wealthiest families. After marrying Shanaya Gill, Ahan’s true identity is revealed, and he suddenly finds himself as the heir to the Raizada group of industries. With newfound power and status, Ahan has the chance to win over his wife’s love and teach her family a lesson in manners. This audio series will keep you glued to your headphones as you explore the complexities of social status, love, and family dynamics. Don’t miss out on this must-listen series that’s perfect for your long weekend binge!
*Tooth Pari: When Love Bites*
Tooth Pari: When Love Bites is a mesmerizing blend of romance, fantasy and thrills that will captivate you from the very first episode. The series follows the love story of a shy dentist and a rebellious vampire, who are kept apart by both human and mystical forces in the vibrant city of Kolkata. With an incredible cast that includes Shantanu Maheshwari, Tanya Maniktala, Revathi, Tillotama Shome, Sikandar Kher and Adil Hussain, Tooth Pari takes you on a visually stunning journey through the dark alleys and beautiful landscapes of the city. Created, written and directed by Pratim D. Gupta, this series is a must-watch on Netflix this long weekend.
If you’re in the mood for a high-stakes political thriller with a healthy dose of drama, look no further than Garmi on SonyLiv. Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and starring a talented cast including Vyom Yadav and Anushka Sharma, this series follows a young man’s journey to become a civil servant, only to find himself caught up in a dangerous world of politics and crime. Will he succeed in his mission, or will the corrupt forces around him prove too powerful?
*The Night Manager*
Disney+Hotstar’s The Night Manager is a must-watch for anyone looking for a high-stakes, edge-of-your-seat thriller. Set against the backdrop of the 2017 Rohingya genocide, the series follows the story of Shaan, a former Indian Navy Lieutenant turned night manager at a five-star hotel in Dhaka. When Safina, the wife of the hotel’s primary shareholder, asks for his help in escaping to India, Shaan finds himself caught in a dangerous game of power and deceit. The series features Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Sobhita Dhulipala in lead roles, with supporting roles played by Tillotama Shome, Ravi Behl, and Saswata Chatterjee.
*Novoland: Eagle Flag*
Experience an enthralling Chinese costume drama, Novoland: Eagle Flag, now streaming on MX Player. Join the journey of three young heroes, Lu Gui Chen, Ji Ye, and Yu Ran, as they fight against a mighty warlord and other ominous threats in a period of chaos and obscurity. As they forge a stronger bond, they realize their peaceful lives are at risk under the ruthless rule of warlord Ying Wu Yi. The trio decides to unite and confront Ying Wu Yi at Shangyang Pass, but they remain oblivious to an even more sinister plot unfolding. Will they triumph over the warlord and surmount the dark forces endangering their world? Watch Novoland: Eagle Flag on MX Player and unravel the answer.
*Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh*
Get ready to be hooked on an intriguing tale of love, loss, and secrets with Pocket FM’s Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh. Follow the story of Anika, a young mother who returns to her hometown with her daughter, only to be confronted with a past she’s been trying to escape. With complex characters and a gripping plot, this audio series will keep you on the edge of your seat throughout the long weekend. From the disapproving townsfolk to the search for her missing twin child, Anika’s journey will keep you engrossed and invested in her story.