Aashram is the latest Web series as part of MX Player Originals catalogue. This is Prakash Jha's digital debut and stars Bobby Deol in the role of a shady godman. While the production team has completely denied any relation to any particular godman, the series is said to be inspired from people like Asaram Bapu and Osho, who have been part of controversies in the past. Before you watch Aashram on MX Player, we bring you the top 10 Web series that are also inspired from real life true events.
1. Avrodh: The Siege Within
Avrodh is one of the hottest Web series online right now. This Sony LIV original attempts to recreate the surgical strike that the Indian Army carried out after the Uri terror attack in 2016.
Chernobyl is one of the best award-winning docu-series of 2019. The chilling show attempts to retell the terrible story of the Chernobyl leak and the subsequent mismanagement.
Kaafir is ZEE5's attempt to show a heartwarming story from Kashmir. Inspired from true events, this story is about a woman from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir who ends up in a jail in India and is declared a militant.
Narcos is another great Web series that is inspired from true events. It is based on the life of drug lord Pablo Escobar, and shows his life story in detail.
Jamtara on Netflix is based on real life events from the city of Jamtara that is infamous for a high number of phishing and credit card fraud calls in India and abroad.
6. When They See Us
Another one of Netflix's hit series, When They See Us retells the chilling true story about five teens from Harlem who become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central.
7. Special Ops
Directed by Neeraj Pandey and Shivam Nair, this Hotstar Specials Web series is loosely inspired from real life events of the capture of prominent terrorists.
Mindhunter is about an agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit who develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists. Inspired from real life events.
9. Delhi Crime
Delhi Crime's story is based on the Nirbhaya case. The Netflix Web series follows the Delhi Police investigation into the finding of the men who perpetrated this crime.
10. The People vs OJ Simpson
This first in the American Crime Story franchise is a chilling recreation of the OJ Simpson murder trial that changed the way Americans consumed news and reality TV forever.