10 Best TV Shows to Watch If You Liked Farzi (and Where to Watch Them)

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Farzi often trends on the Prime Video streaming charts and is ranked among the best Hindi-language OTT series in India. Apart from compelling lead performances by Shahid Kapoor and Vijay Sethupathi, the Raj and DK series also works chiefly because of its fast-paced thrills and binge-worthy drama. Kapoor plays a talented artist who figures out a way to create fake currency notes while Sethupathi stars as the hardened police officer promising to take him down.

If you enjoyed Farzi, we have many more recommendations and all the options to stream them.

Scam 1992

Based on a shocking real-life story, Hansal Mehta’s riveting miniseries Scam 1992 tells us the tale of how stock market wizard-turned-fraudster Harshad Mehta duped the system. Pratik Gandhi offers a compelling lead performance and the theme song lives on in the Internet to this day.

Choona

An overlooked gem to watch on Netflix, Choona is a thrilling heist comedy that pits a band of misfits against a corrupt politician. Expect twists and turns similar to Farzi with a good dose of financial crime.

The Family Man

Created by Farzi showrunners Raj & DK, the Manoj Bajpayee-led thriller on Prime Video finds him playing a man caught between his familial responsibilities and his secret agent duties. With the show’s characters vaguely referenced in Farzi, it’s possible to expect a crossover in the near future. 

Inventing Anna

When it comes to shows on financial fraudsters from the West, Inventing Anna makes for an interesting watch. Emmy-winner Julia Garner takes on the titular role of Anna Delvey, the notorious scammer who posed as a wealthy heiress to dupe the elite class of New York.

Jamtara: Sabka Number Aayega

While Farzi shed light on crimes of fake currency circulation, Jamtara revealed the phishing scams that plague Northern India. The show makes for a binge-worthy watch with nearly-30-minute-long episodes with local politics and police corruption thrown in the mix.

Sacred Games

Even before it was released on Prime, Farzi made headlines for casting a Bollywood A-lister like Shahid Kapoor. This trend can be traced back to the first Indian Netflix original Sacred Games that starred film industry regulars like Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. While this cat-and-mouse thriller between a dutiful cop and a morally grey gangster is bloodier than Farzi, it’s an Indian streaming classic that can’t be missed.

Guns & Gulaabs

Farzi creators Raj and DK take you back to the 90s in this potboiler on Netflix. The paths of criminals, cops, and hopeless romantics cross in Guns & Gulaabs, a crime comedy that oozes with equal amounts of style and substance. Watch out for some fine performances by Rajkumar Rao, Dulquer Salmaan, and Adarsh Gourav.

CAT

Much like Vijay Sethupathi’s cop is hellbent on nabbing the fake note masterminds, Cat’s Randeep Hooda is a heroic cop who aims to take down the drug nexus in Punjab. A gripping watch from start to finish.

Dirty Money

If you wish to get into the specifics of financial crimes like the ones shown in Farzi, Dirty Money will offer you a fact-based approach on such shocking money matters from all over the world.

Breaking Bad

An undisputed TV classic, Breaking Bad’s underdog journey for its protagonist followed by menacing criminals like Gus Fring are strangely comparable to Farzi. The lead character’s rags-to-riches story mirrors Walter White’s rise to power and Indians get their ‘desi’ Gus Fring with Kay Kay Menon’s menacing Mansoor Dalal. Farzi even features a “laying on a stack of money” scene much like Breaking Bad!

You can check out the list below to find out where you can stream all of these shows in India. We also provide you with streaming offers and options to buy or rent their seasons.

Netflix
Amazon Prime Video
Apple TV Plus
Apple TV
Crunchyroll
Hotstar
Jio Cinema
Zee5
Eros Now
Google Play Movies
MUBI
Sony Liv
YouTube
GuideDoc
Netflix Kids
Tubi TV
Yupp TV
Sun Nxt
Alt Balaji
Hungama Play
Hoichoi
Curiosity Stream
EPIC ON
ShemarooMe
DOCSVILLE
Tata Play
Discovery+
ManoramaMax
MX Player
Spamflix
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Spuul
Plex
WOW Presents Plus
Magellan TV
BroadwayHD
Filmzie
Lionsgate Play
MovieSaints
Dekkoo
True Story
DocAlliance Films
VI movies and tv
Eventive
ShortsTV Amazon Channel
Amazon Video
Cultpix
FilmBox+
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Classix
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  1. Scam 1992

    Scam 1992

    2020

    IMDB 9.3 (150k)

    #1

    Set in 1980s and '90s Bombay, it follows the life of Harshad Mehta, a stockbroker who took the stock market to dizzying heights and his catastrophic downfall.

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    Scam 1992 is not available for free.

  2. Choona

    Choona

    2023

    IMDB 6.5 (1k)

    #2

    When an unlikely group of misfits discovers a common enemy in the same ruthless yet superstitious politician, they plot a heist to exact revenge.

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    Choona is not available for free.

  3. The Family Man

    The Family Man

    2019

    IMDB 8.7 (99k)

    #3

    The story of a middle-class man who works for a special cell of the National Investigation Agency. While he tries to protect the nation from terrorists, he also has to protect his family from the impact of his secretive, high-pressure, and low paying job.

  4. Inventing Anna

    Inventing Anna

    2022

    IMDB 6.9 (81k)

    #4

    A journalist with a lot to prove investigates the case of Anna Delvey, the Instagram-legendary German heiress who stole the hearts of New York’s social scene – and stole their money as well.

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    Inventing Anna is not available for free.

  5. Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega

    #5

    A group of small-town young men run a lucrative phishing operation, until a corrupt politician wants in on their scheme -- and a cop wants to fight it.

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    Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega is not available for free.

  6. Sacred Games

    Sacred Games

    2018

    IMDB 8.5 (93k)

    #6

    A link in their pasts leads an honest cop to a fugitive gang boss, whose cryptic warning spurs the officer on a quest to save Mumbai from cataclysm.

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    Sacred Games is not available for free.

  7. Guns & Gulaabs

    Guns & Gulaabs

    2023

    IMDB 7.7 (17k)

    #7

    In the cartel-run town of Gulaabgunj, an unprecedented opium deal pulls a big-city cop and a lovesick mechanic into its chaotic clutches.

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    Guns & Gulaabs is not available for free.

  8. CAT

    CAT

    2022

    #8

    Living under an alias, a former police informant is summoned to infiltrate a major drug empire but uncovers a dangerous connection to his dark past.

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    CAT is not available for free.

  9. Dirty Money

    Dirty Money

    2018

    IMDB 8.1 (10k)

    #9

    From crippling payday loans to cars that cheat emissions tests, this investigative series exposes brazen acts of corporate greed and corruption.

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    Dirty Money is not available for free.

  10. Breaking Bad

    Breaking Bad

    2008

    IMDB 9.5 (2m)

    #10

    Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live. He becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

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    Breaking Bad is not available for free.