Bridgerton season 3 and the best romantic Netflix shows to watch in May 2024

Netflix has a bunch of dreamy, romantic shows lined up this month.
Bridgerton. (L to R) Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton, Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in episode 301 of Bridgerton. Cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2024
Bridgerton. (L to R) Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton, Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in episode 301 of Bridgerton. Cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2024 /

Oh, to be completely absorbed in love and to laugh at the most insignificant things. Many of us have fantasized about finding a knight in shining armor. If you haven't had the luck yet, you can still enjoy the thrill of being in love by curling up with a bowl of popcorn and some romantic television. If you want a sign to start a new romantic show, here it is!

To save you the trouble of sorting through all the dreamy romantic shows that are coming out on Netflix this month, we have combed through and compiled a list that includes the very best ones and are happy to share it with you.

Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar

Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar. (L to R) Fardeen Khan as Wali Mohommad, Aditi Rao Hydari as Bibbo in Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024 /

Are you a fan of Pride and Prejudice and other swoon-worthy period pieces? If so, you must see some of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period pieces set in India. Some of his period pieces including Bajirao Mastani, Devdas, Padmaavat, and Gangubai Kathiawadi have become cult classics in India. Furthermore, actors and actresses consider it a privilege to work with a director as creative and brilliant as him.

Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar is a visually stunning new series that he has just dabbled in creating, so you're in luck. Set in the pre-independence era, the show explores the intertwining themes of love, loss, and liberation. The romantic drama has received heaps of praise for its visuals, exploration of pre-independence culture, costume designs, and music.

The period piece featuring Manisha Koirala, Sonakshi Sinha and Aditi Rao Hydari in leading roles was released on May 1.

Frankly Speaking

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The newly released Korean drama Frankly Speaking on Netflix has captivated viewers with its one-of-a-kind blend of humorous, ambitious, and emotionally charged narratives. Putting a fresh spin on the genre, this show expertly blends modern issues with the traditional K-drama appeal.

Frankly Speaking has a remarkably vibrant color palette and a score that brilliantly mirrors the highs and lows of the characters' journeys. The drama follows the relationship struggles of radio announcer Ki-Baek and TV variety show writer Woo-Joo. Working together quickly turns into a sweet romance, full of tender moments and dramatic confrontations.

There appears to be a wonderful blend of romance, drama, and character development in the Korean drama, which premiered on May 1. You won't want to miss this new addition to the K-Drama genre.

Bridgerton season 3 part 1

Bridgerton. Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in episode 301 of Bridgerton. Cr. Laurence Cendrowicz/Netflix © 2024 /

The Regency-era period drama Bridgerton is widely recognized for its breathtaking settings, jaw-dropping costumes, drool-worthy romances, and steamy scandals.

The period drama has been quite a game changer in its genre, as it combines elements of the Regency era with a more modern perspective. This is done by including a more vibrant color palette when it comes to the costumes and adding the twist of pop music. Furthermore, the show has a reputation for captivating audiences with nail-biting revelations and intense sexual tension.

The trailer of season 3 makes it clear that Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton's friendship-to-lovers plotline will take center stage this season. The period piece is all set to release its highly anticipated new season on Netflix on May 16, so don't miss out!


Jooshin High School is a renowned educational institution in South Korea. The institution was founded by the Korean conglomerate Jooshin Group. Typically, admission to Jooshin High School is restricted to students who are selected at birth.

The pupils in question are Jung Jae-Yi, the eldest daughter from the Jaeyool Group's family, Kim Ri-An, the designated heir from the Jooshin Group, Yoon He-Ra, the younger sister of the International Yoon Trading Company, and Lee Woo-Jin, the second son of a prominent political family.

Subsequently, Kang Ha is relocated to Jooshin High School. He exhibits an untainted and guileless smile, yet he harbors a hidden truth. His presence causes the solid reality of Jooshin High School to fracture. The K-Drama is all set to release on Netflix on May 15, so don't miss it!