The digital audiences were anyways spoilt for choice, and 2017 upped the ante and how. There were some anticipated titles and some totally innovative stories that got us streaming. TheDigitalHash.com has listed all the popular content that gave us a digital high.
The drug drama of Netflix returned for its season 3 in 2017. While Pablo was killed in the previous season, a new drug entity came up to rule the drug business in Colombia – Cali Cartel.
This Netflix web series broke several streaming records, being one of the most highly anticipated series globally. Owing to its stupendous success, Netflix also brought out an after show giving fans an insight into this sci-fi horror series.
Despite all the flak it received for glamourizing suicide, 13 Reasons Why clicked with many in the streaming audiences. It tells the story of Hannah Baker who commits suicide. She leaves a box of cassette tapes recorded by Hannah before her suicide details thirteen reasons why she ended her life.
This Hotstar web series has been able to keep the audiences glued and season 7 was no exception. There were some shocking moments like Viserion being killed by the Night King, Jon Snow- Daenerys Targaryen getting intimate, the death of Little Finger and many others. We just can’t wait for the finale season.
The first ever Indian Amazon Original series gained a lot of traction amongst the digital audiences. Marking the digital debuts of many Bollywood actors, the series is gearing for its second season in 2018.
6. BB Ki Vines (YouTube)
As a Viner, BB aka Bhuvan Bam has made a name for himself with his desi humour and many aliases. Apart from his zillion followers on various social media platforms, BB also featured in YouTube’s 2017 Rewind video.
This short animated film won many hearts, which is extremely special for its treatment of the ‘gay community’. While often members of the LGBTQ are ridiculed, this film portrays the coming out of the closet in most humane manner.
When Two FBI agents go on a criminal mind-hunting spree, it is bound to be a worthy watch. Set in the 1970s, it explored the early days of criminal psychology and profiling. And was one of the most watched content for Netflix
ALTBalaji tried a unique storytelling experience with this web series based on the mysterious death of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The narrative was gripping and the audiences also loved the enthralling soundtrack.
Based on The Tick comics, this was the most relaxed version of any superhero fiction show ever made. There were fight scenes too, but not without the humour quotient that made the series even more watchable.
Here’s hoping that 2018 presents equally rocking content.
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