It’s been a while now that people are staying indoors. In order to kill the boredom, they have gone old-shool! From cooking, baking and re-watching their favourite shows on TV, there is nothing that we have not experimented with!
From regional to international, we have curated a list of few shows which you can watch during quarantine and keep yourself entertained, just in case you have missed out on any!
Talk of the town, Netflix’s Tiger King is ‘exotic’. It is wild, bizarre and above all, well made. It brilliantly captures the feud between Joe Exotic, the eccentric owner of unusual pets and Carole Baskins, a big cat conservationist. It is a thoroughly entertaining watch for anyone who’s looking for something different. It doesn’t fail to keep the viewers hooked.
Alt Balaji’s Mentalhood is an endearing and witty take on parenthood. Karishma Kapoor has made a comeback with this series. Along with the dose of humour, it brilliantly captures the chaos and madness that comes along with motherhood and its many responsibilities. Super relatable for every parent out there, Kapoor’s refreshing comeback is cheeky and charming.
The Netflix Original, She is filled with authenticity and boldness. The series is riveting and sensitive at the same time. This Netflix original brings a protagonist who is on an undercover mission to bust a drug cartel and instead stumbles into an empowering journey of discovering herself. It is refreshing to watch a woman uncovering her many hidden layers whilst being on a tough mission.
If you are looking for some girl gang drama, Amazon Prime’s Four More Shots is the right pick for you. The show is already on its second season and shows the life of every young modern woman out there, juggling with her career and family life. It is about four friends trying to conquer their dreams and stumbling into love while discovering themselves. The friendship between the leads is heart warming and makes it a delightful watch.
Like a ticking time bomb, Special Ops’ every single moment is laced with suspense and thrill. K.K. Menon adds his signature stroke of genius to the mix and the undercover operations taking place in picturesque locations only add to the excitement. The direction of this Hotstar original is gripping, and the characters are spunky, quick-witted and lively, perfectly complimenting the well-crafted storyline
History has its charm and if it is your cup of tea, you can’t miss this one for sure. The Crown is well crafted and is an absolute delight for a lover of history and grandeur. It is almost like taking a time machine back to the golden days of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, and it is a vivid documentation of her rise to power, and the significant moments of her rule. Currently, the series is on its third season.
It’s amazing to see how regional series are making its wave among the consumer. Zee5’s Telegu original G.O.D is an edgy gangster drama that gives you thrills and jolts at every point. The characters are crafted so well that you will be compelled to watch everything together. The build up is bold and subtle, with stellar camera work and performances. The masterful music gives you goose bumps and boosts the storyline.
A dark incident- Nirbhaya gang rape in 2012 which has remained etched in the country’s memory and will forever remain so is what Delhi Crime is all about. The chain of events with shocking details stuns the viewers, while also handling the subject with the sensitivity it deserves. Shefali Shah does a splendid job as the chief investigator and effortlessly manages to play a woman on duty dealing with a gruesome crime against another woman.
A Tamil modern comedy, Ctrl Alt Del is a fun and breezy Tamil Web series with plenty of light-hearted comedy and is full of the cast that charmingly portrays the struggles of a modern Indian youngster. It is an endearing feel-good series for the young and the young at heart alike.
Ozark is a fine crime drama with brilliant cinematography and a unique plot. It is one of the most underrated series of all time and perfectly gives the archetypal narrative of ‘things going awry in a perfect plan’ a fresh and gripping spin.
With we all stuck behind the door, this is the right time to watch some compelling, interesting and thrilling originals. So let’s make the most of our time and delve into these masterpieces and cheer ourselves up during the lockdown.