4 of the best Bollywood series on Showmax right now
Forbidden love, meddling families, lavish sets and gorgeous costumes in these Hindi favourites.
Like her murdered parents, Shivanya is a miraculous shape-shifting snake who has the power to become a human. She can be anybody she wants – a wife, a seductress, a mistress, a damsel in distress. In her quest for revenge, she marries the son of one of the murderers. Start watching.
Parvati, affectionately known as Paro, loathes the Border Security Defence (BSD) officers, holding them responsible for the murder of her loved one. Get lost in this classic story of love and hate and more love, starring Sanaya Irani and Ashish Sharma.
Also known as An Unconventional Marriage, this serial is adored by Bollywood fans, who have affectionately dubbed the lead couple “Sumveer”. Suman is a young widow with a four-year-old son, and through a twist of circumstance finds herself remarried … to her nemesis from college Ranveer. It has it all: meddling mothers-in-law, former love interests and 176 episodes. Binge-watch it here.
Based on the novel Naba Bidhan by Saratchandra Chattopadhyay. Anshuman (played by the dashing Iqbal Khan) is an arrogant, unfeeling businessman, who has a poor relationship with his son and is about to get married for the third time. Then fate conspires to bring his first wife, Paakhi, played by the gorgeous Shraddha Arya, back into his life. Do you think this 18-year relationship has stood the test of time? Fall in love again.