Netflix is back in news as it announced the renewal of five of its Indian original series, including Mismatched, Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Wives, Delhi Crime, Kota Factory, and She for Season 3. The decision to renew these shows the streaming giant’s continued commitment to providing high-quality, locally relevant content to its Indian viewers.
Delhi Crime, a gripping crime thriller based on the real-life investigation of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape, has also been renewed for a second season. The show, which won the International Emmy Award for Best Drama Series in 2020, has been widely acclaimed for its sensitive portrayal of a heinous crime and the efforts of the Delhi Police to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Wives, a reality show that gives a sneak peek into the lives of four famous wives of Bollywood celebrities, has been renewed for a second season as well. The show, which was released in November 2020, became an instant hit among Indian audiences, and its renewal is indicative of the popularity of the genre in the country.
Kota Factory, a black and white comedy-drama set in Kota, Rajasthan, the hub of India’s coaching industry, has been renewed for a third season. The show, which premiered in 2019, follows the journey of a 16-year-old student and his struggles in preparing for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) entrance exam. The show has been praised for its realistic portrayal of the coaching culture in India and the pressures faced by students.
Mismatched, a romantic comedy-drama, follows the story of Rishi and Dimple, who meet at a coding camp and soon develop feelings for each other. The show has resonated well with the Indian youth, and its renewal for a second season has been welcomed with excitement.
Finally, She, a crime thriller that follows the story of a female police officer who goes undercover to bust a drug cartel, has been renewed for a third season. The show, which premiered in 2019, has been appreciated for its bold and empowering portrayal of a woman in a male-dominated profession.