The gangster genre, it seems, is as old as time itself. The vicious stories weaved around fictional or real-life crime lords tend to shed light on illegal functionings in various sects of society and provide a social commentary on the corrupt nature of our democracy.
From gangsters ruling entire cities, to them having influence over important political and socio-economic factors, these narratives cover all. Furthermore, the guns, violence, drugs and injustice are obvious subsidiaries that always tag along with such content.
So if your ideal binging routine needs a shakeup, check out these brilliant gangster web series that are sure to leave you shocked and impressed at the same time:
Available on Amazon Prime Video
The escapades of Akhandanand “Kaleen” Tripathi, his vile son and two gangster brothers in the city of Mirzapur are household information by now. Two common goons, Guddu and Bablu fight to establish themselves in a world of gangs, guns and drugs under the mentorship of Kaleen Bhaiya. However, the son, Munna, is hot on their tail, deciphering means to ruin the ones who publicly insulted him and take control of the city.
The show stars Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Divyendu Sharma, Shweta Tripathy, Rajesh Tailang, Rasika Dugal, among others.