5 Indian True Crime Docuseries To Watch If You Liked Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi

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The compelling grip of true crime only grows as our appetite to explore the dark underbelly of society multiplies. Whether it’s gruesome murders or mass manipulation by godmen, the genre allows us to play detective from a safe distance and uncover the motivations behind why people do the things they do. Witnessing the dark side of the human mind can be much like seeing a trainwreck— it’s hard to look at, and harder to look away from. If you watched the Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi last week and are wondering what to watch next, here are 5 Indian true crime docuseries that will have you hooked:

Indian True Crime Documentaries

1. House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths

A hair-raising account of the Burari Deaths, House of Secrets is a three-part series that examines chilling truths and theories around the deaths of 11 members of a Delhi family who were found hanging in their house. Was it suicide or murder?

Watch on Netflix

2. My Daughter Joined A Cult

Documenting claims made by ex-devotees, My Daughter Joined a Cult follows the life of the controversial godman, Swami Nithyananda to uncover the sinister side of his spiritual teachings.

Watch on Discovery +

3. Crime Stories: India Detectives

Crime Stories: India Detectives follows the Bengaluru police force as they attempt to solve violent crimes. The docuseries seeks to understand the anatomy of a crime through the eyes of the men in khaki and offers a glimpse into the inner workings of four major investigations.

Watch on Netflix

4. Operation Black Tornado

Based on and revisiting the horrors of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Operation Black Tornado is a docuseries that takes you through the defence operation put into motion to neutralise the terrorists at the Taj Mahal Palace.

Watch on Youtube

5. The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors

Examining the mystery behind the 2008 murders of 13-year-old Aarushi Talwar and her family’s household servant in Noida, Behind Closed Doors dives deep into a case that divided the nation.

Watch on Disney + Hotstar

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- Digital Writer


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