9 must-watch miniseries based on real events

May 15, 2024, 07:06 PM IST

9 must-watch miniseries based on real events

Aman Wadhwa

The Dropout is based on the rise and fall of the biotechnology company Theranos and its founder Elizabeth Holmes

Fosse/Verdon shows the troubled relationship between director–choreographer Bob Fosse and actress-dancer Gwen Verdon

The Railway Men is based on how the railway workers saved many lives during the 1984 toxic gas leak in Bhopal

The war drama miniseries Band of Brothers is based on how Easy Company helped the US forces in World War II

The multiple award-winning miniseries Chernobyl is based around the 1984 Chernobyl disaster in the Soviet Union

Unbelievable is based on how the US cops caught the culprit behind the Washington and Colorado serial rape cases that occured between 2008 to 2011

Trial By Fire is based on how two grief-stricken parents fought for justice for two decades after the deadly Uphaar cinema fire in 1997

The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story revolves around the O. J. Simpson murder trial

Dopesick is based on the book Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America, around the opioid addiction problem in the USA

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