Top 10 Web Series Based on True Events

Web Series Based on True Events

This list features every single correctly sourced and carefully researched Web Series that are based on true events and true stories.

Top 10 Best Indian Web Series Based On Real Life Events. Indian web series based on real life events will enlighten you about the past whilst entertaining you at the same time.

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Here are the top 10 web series based on real life events that you will enjoy watching:

10. The F.B.I. Files (1998 – 2005)

The F.B.I. Files (1998 – 2005)

Real FBI cases are recounted through re-enactments and interviews with law enforcement and forensic scientists.

The F.B.I. Files has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Hulu, free on Tubi, and 3 others. It’s a biography and documentary show with 125 episodes over 8 seasons. The F.B.I. Files is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (1,193 votes).

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

9. Spartacus


The life of Spartacus, the gladiator who lead a rebellion against the Romans. From his time as an ally of the Romans, to his betrayal and becoming a gladiator, to the rebellion he leads and its ultimate outcome.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

8. The Forgotten Army – Azaadi Ke Liye

The Forgotten Army

It took 20 years to make ‘The Forgotten Army‘. This series takes the audience back to the time when the freedom struggle was being fought in the country.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

7. Rangbaaz


Rangbaaz is based on the true story of Shri Prakash Shukla (Shiv Prakash Shukla in the series), a ruthless gangster and Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh’s most wanted criminal. The series chronicles his rise from DDU student to India’s second most wanted criminal. Ram Shankar Tiwari, who was influenced by Hari Shankar Tiwari, and Chandra Bhan Singh, who was inspired by Suraj Bhan Singh, are two other figures from Shree Prakash’s life (former MP from Mokama, Bihar).

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

6. Avrodh: The Siege Within

Avrodh: The Siege Within

The death of a militant leader, Bilawal Wani, and the aftermath, the functioning of militant and terrorist groups in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan’s involvement in cross-border attacks, international pressure, and even the domestic bureaucratic angle and how journalists fit into the picture are all covered in this story. M4A1s, Galils, and TAR-21s, among other weapons, were used in the cross-border strikes.

OTT Platform: SonyLIV

5. Jamtara – Sabka Number Ayega

Jamtara – Sabka Number Ayega

The plot centres around a group of small-town young guns who run a lucrative phishing operation, but they run into a crooked politician who wants a piece of the action. Finally, there is a newly appointed Police Superintendent who intends to take on all of them.

OTT Platform: Netflix

4. Mumbai Diaries 26/11

Mumbai Diaries 26/11

It chronicles the employees of Bombay General Hospital and their travails during the terrible night of November 26, 2008, during the 2008 Mumbai attacks. It also depicts situations that occur at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, as well as how a journalist attempts to report on them.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

3. Delhi Crime

Delhi Crime

The film Delhi Crime is based on a gang rape crime that occurred in the Munirka neighbourhood of South Delhi in 2012. The series picks up after a gang rape, with Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Vartika Chaturvedi tasked with tracking down the perpetrators of the crimes and the eventual death of the female victim.

OTT Platform: Netflix

2. Kaafir


Inspired by the true story of Shehnaz Parveen, this web series was directed by Sonam Nair. It follows the life of a woman from Pakistan-administered Kashmir who winds up on the Indian side. She is imprisoned under the suspicion of being a militant for seven years. She gives birth to her daughter in jail and receives help from a journalist who seeks to bring them justice.

OTT Platform: ZEE5

1. Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story

Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story

It was set in Bombay in the 1980s and 1990s and follows the life of Harshad Mehta, a stockbroker who led the stock market to dizzying heights before collapsing.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

The Best Sports Movies Based on Real-Life Stories

Real-life events have inspired many sports movies over the years. What makes a sport movie so great? Sure the reception.

  • Eight Men Out (1988), based on the 1919 World Series and the Black Sox Scandal
  • Raging Bull (1980), is a biopic of former middleweight champion boxer Jake La Motta.
  • Friday Night Lights (2004), about a Texas high school football team
  • Miracle (2004), depicts the true story of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team
  • Cinderella Man (2005), is based on the true story of Depression-era boxer James J. Braddock.
  • Radio (2003), about the friendship between a high school football coach and a mentally disabled man
  • Brian’s Song (1971), about the friendship between two Chicago Bears teammates 
  • The Blind Side (2009), the story of Michael Oher, a homeless youth who makes it to the NFL

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