Stream these five bone-chilling Indian true crime documentaries on Netflix, such as House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths and Crime Stories: India Detectives.
1: Curry and Cyanide: The Jolly Joseph Case
As Netflix gears up to release “Curry and Cyanide: The Jolly Joseph Case” on December 22, viewers are in for a gripping true crime documentary. Delving into a notorious murder case in northern Kerala, the documentary is set to captivate audiences in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, English, and Malayalam.
2: House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths
Explore the chilling events of 2018 in “House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths,” where three generations of a family were found hanging from a mesh within their own home. Beyond the gruesome crime, the documentary reveals unsettling truths that make it a must-watch for those with nerves of steel.
3: Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi
Unearth the disturbing saga of serial killer Chandrakant Jha in “Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi.” Abandoning severed victims outside Tihar Jail in 2006 and 2007, Jha taunted the police with challenging notes. This three-episode docuseries, released in July 2022, offers a bone-chilling glimpse into the mind of a remorseless predator.
4: Crime Stories: India Detectives – Bengaluru Police’s Pursuit of Justice
Witness the relentless efforts of Bengaluru city police in “Crime Stories: India Detectives.” Produced by Claire Cahill under Minnow Films, this four-episode docuseries showcases the dedication of law enforcement in solving gruesome crimes. Get an inside look at the criminal justice system and the challenges faced by those committed to bringing criminals to justice.
5: Wild Wild Country – The Cult of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Step back to the 1980s with “Wild Wild Country,” a six-episode docuseries exploring the controversial cult of Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. Nestled in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon, the cult stirred global attention. Awarded the Best Limited Series by the International Documentary Association, this series unveils the captivating and controversial events surrounding the cult.