Movies to watch on Netflix
Since the beginning of lockdown, OTT platforms have given us top-notch content to watch. We all missed the theatre experience of commercial movies, over the period, these movies were released on OTT platforms. Some movies disappointed us but some movies made an impact on our minds. Entertainment content is abundant on OTT and Netflix is one of the OTT platforms that gave us delightful movies to watch. Here are some recommendations that are personally loved by me
1. Dhamaka (2021)
Starting from a recent release, Dhamka rated 7.7 on IMDb, starred Kartik Aryan and Mrunal Thakur. The story revolves around an ex-TV news anchor who gets threatening calls on his radio show. The movie is a thriller movie and is well received by the audience. Kartik Aryan is praised for the role he played which sets him apart from his other movies. The movie also shows the media and its tactics to do business.
2. Tribhanga (2021)
Released at the start of the year, a movie to cherish family bonding starring, Kajol, Mithila Palkar and Tanvi Azmi. The movie attempts at making an emotional drama around three generations of women. The movie also focuses on the struggles and aspirations faced by these women. The film also includes elements like sexual assault, domestic violence and professional aspirations. The film shows you the ups and downs of three women.
3. Mimi (2021)
A heart touching emotional movie, starring Kriti Sanon in lead, the movie is a remake of a Marathi movie (mala aai vahaychay). It’s a story of a young girl from Rajasthan who wants to become a Bollywood actress, she gets an offer of 20 lakhs to become a surrogate for an American couple. The journey of the girl is portrayed. The music of the movie is soothing, which you can enjoy.
4. Bulbbul (2020)
A strange movie that amuses you to watch the movie, it’s a supernatural thriller movie, starring Tripti Dimri. The premise of the movie revolves around the 1880 Bengal Presidency. Bulbbul , a free spirit who used to love climbing trees and plucking raw mangoes in her ‘maayka’, has to turn into an obedient wife to her much older husband Indranil , who lives in a big haveli, with his mentally challenged twin Mahendra , Mahendra’s wife Binodini and younger brother Satya. The red glow of a blood moon, the nighttime sequences in Bulbbul are undeniably gorgeous, besides a couple of noticeable instances.
5. Ludo (2020)
Several stories with different characters take shape simultaneously, only to cross paths eventually. At the centre of it all is a dreaded criminal, Sattu Bhaiya. Ludo is life and life is ludo,” says a character — but it has very little purpose to serve, barring the four colour-coded stories. The songs of the movie attract and keep you seated till the last scene, every song is perfectly placed.
6. The White Tiger (2021)
The movie is based on the novel,’ The White Tiger’ by Aravind Adiga. The story revolves around A poor driver who uses his wit and cunningness to become successful and rich. The flow of the movie keeps you engrossed till last. A movie that is worth the time.
7. The Platform (2019)
It’s a sci-fi thriller Spanish movie. Class warfare and the increasing fragility of our social pyramid, university student Goreng (Iván Massagué) willingly surrenders himself into a concrete tower-like prison for six months. The movie teaches you about human nature and gives a moment for introspection. The messaging of the movie is so good that you’ll rewatch it to make sure that you understand it properly.
8. Ride Or Die (2021)
The movie is a Japanese drama, well constructed and fascinating. It’s a lesbian story where the lead’s husband is killed by her lesbian friend, as she discloses about domestic violence. Both of them try to hide from the police. If you want to watch something very different, here it is.
9. The Old Guard (2020)
It’s an American superhero film. It’s a tale of a women’s lead team of immortal warriors, centuries-old, who have fought in every type of battle. If you love action, this is a perfect movie for you, go and spend your time with the movie.
10. Meenakshi Sundareshwar (2021)
Coming back to Bollywood, a sweet movie that is light-hearted where you see a story of long distanced married couple who are forced to live apart due to their job prospects. Unleash their roller coaster journey. You’ll enjoy the movie with your family.
I hope you enjoyed the above suggestions, there are still so many movies that are heartthrob and can be re-watched whenever you have free time.