Web Series Based on True Events

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Delhi Crime (2019) - Netflix

The first season of the police procedural created by Richie Mehta dramatised the 2012 Delhi gangrape case, and the second the actions of the Kachcha Baniyan gang from the 1990s, all centred around Shefali Shah's Vartika Chaturvedi.

The Forgotten Army (2020) - Prime Video

Kabir Khan returned to his calling card, Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army, on whom he had made a documentary for Doordarshan in the 90s, with a dramatisation that starred Sunny Kaushal and Sharvari.

Avrodh (2020) - SonyLIV

Adapted from a chapter of India's Most Fearless by Shiv Aroor and Rahul Singh, the show's first season dramatised the cross-border surgical strikes of 2016 carried out by the Indian Army in response to the terror attack in Uri.

Scam 1992 (2020) - SonyLIV

Based on the life of the infamous stock marketeer Harshad Mehta, the Hansal Mehta-helmed show adapted Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu's book The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away for the screen, with Pratik Gandhi announcing himself to the world as the protagonist.

Mumbai Diaries (2021) - Prime Video

Nikkhil Advani created this medical drama set in a hospital during times of crises in Mumbai, with the first season tackling the 26/11 terror attack and the second fictionalising the 2005 floods.

Rocket Boys (2022) - SonyLIV

Directed by Abhay Pannu, the show follows Indian luminaries Dr. Homi Bhabha and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai as they embark upon a journey to take newly-independent India into the space and nuclear ages.

Scoop (2023) - Netflix

An adaptation of Jigna Vora's memoir Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison, the show follows the events of Vora's life in the aftermath of the murder of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey.

The Railway Men (2023) - Netflix

Yash Raj Films' maiden foray into the streaming space told the story of the heroism railway employees during the Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984.

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