ALTBalaji has been churning out content back to back. ALTBalaji’s shows over the years are not just commercial success but also critically acclaimed. In just the first half of 2021, the streaming giant has released 14 originals and all of them being hugely successful.
However, what is more exciting is the amount of love the shows have received from the audience and critics alike. Three of ALTBalaji’s originals released in 2021 have garnered 9 plus ratings on the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV, and celebrity content, IMDb. So without any further ado, let’s take a look at the top-rated ALTBalaji originals on the Internet Movie Database, aka IMDb.
His Storyy – 9.6
Who would have thought that an Indian show that primarily revolves around a closeted man and his affair to come out in the open along with his family, will turn out to be one of the most popular shows? Well, welcome to 2021. ALTBalaji’s His Storyy was a beautiful saga about a husband and wife who have a successful business and what seems to be a successful marriage on the façade. However, soon, the world turns upside down when she finds out her husband is cheating on her with another man. His Storyy is a story of Kunal, Sakshi, and Preet’s world. The show’s background scores stuck such a chord with the audience and, today His Storyy stands tall with a rating of 9.6 on IMDb. The show stars Priyamani, Satyadeep Misra, and Mrinal Dutt in lead roles.
The Married Woman – 9.3
Based on Manju Kapur’s book, A Married Woman, this ALTBalaji original was another feather in the streaming giant’s cap of diversity and inclusivity. Set in the 90s, The Married Woman is a tale of two women, Astha and Peeplika. The show is not just a love story between these two women but also a journey of self-discovery. Astha, coming to terms with her sexuality, has to go through a journey of finding herself. The show is such a success that makers even announced the second season during this Pride Month. Therefore, its 9.3 IMDb rating doesn’t come as a shocker. The romantic drama features Ridhi Dogra, Monica Dogra, Suhaas Ahuja, and Imaad Shah in lead roles.
Broken but Beautiful 3 – 9.1
One of the most successful franchises from the den of ALTBalaji has been the Broken but Beautiful series. Now imagine the third season with a fresh new story with someone as popular as Sidharth Shukla. Broken but Beautiful 3 was a blockbuster written all over. Moreover, the show surpassed the viewers’ expectations and turned out to become critics’ favourite. With a stirring 9.1 ratings, it is a validation that everyone loved Rumi and Agastya’s love saga. Not to forget that the soul-stirring numbers from the show added much value to it. The show had Sidharth Shukla and Sonia Rathee in primary roles.
Puncch Beat 2 – 8.9
The Puncch Beat series has time and again proven that any show that has its intentions right and has a gripping storyline will work wonders. Puncch Beat 2, just like its predecessor, turned out to be a successful season. The show brings back popular characters from its first season. Puncch Beat 2 has music, mystery, and a lot of masalas. And the second season garnering 8.9 ratings on IMDb validates that it is still the youth’s favorite show in the country.
The youth drama has a stellar cast comprising Priyank Sharma, Siddharth Sharma, Khushi Joshi, Harshita Gaur, Samyuktha Hegde, Kajol Tyagi, Nikhil Bhambri, Samir Soni, Niki Aneja Walia, and others.
Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu – 8.8
Parth Samthaan made his digital debut with Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu as Nawab AKA Hero. The show became an instant hit amongst the masses. Despite months after its release, Mai Hero Boll Raha Hun often appears in top shows of the week’s list in different portals. The show has a rating of 8.8, which is pretty impressive for a masala entertainer like the show. Set in the 90s, the story revolves around Hero, who grew up to become a gangster with many envious. The cast members comprised Parth Samthaan, Patralekha, Arshin Mehta, Arslan Goni, and others.