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Indu Sarkar, The Tashkent Files, Firaaq And Other Controversial Political Films You Can Just Binge On OTT Platforms

For all lovers of political genre films, we bring you a list of movies for you to just binge! From Indu Sarkar, The Tashkent Files to The Interview, and others, take a look at the list

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Indu Sarkar, The Tashkent Files, Firaaq And Other Controversial Political Films You Can Just Binge On OTT Platforms
With the end of the lockdown looking distant in the country, the streaming platforms have been a boon in such a time, providing with the best of shows and movies to pass the time. With the current scenario worldwide, politics has never been more relevant and tons of politics based content is available on these platforms. However, with so many choices, how does one choose? Well, SpotboyE has got you covered as we bring you a list of political movies for you to Just Binge.

For someone who loves this genre, it is the best of times due to the vast availability of political shows and movies currently on the OTT platforms such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar among others. We pick out a few masterpieces among them and give you the best ones to start your political watch-athon with. From Indu Sarkar, The Tashkent Files to The Interview, and a few others, take a look at the list of binge-worthy political movies.


1.     The Accidental Prime Minister : (ZEE5)

(IMDb: 6.0, age: U)
This movie is based on Sanjay Baru’s book called The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh. The journey of Dr. Manmohan Singh as Prime Minister is very well shown in this movie.

2.      Indu Sarkar: (Disney Plus Hotstar)

(IMDb: 6.0, age: 15+)
The film is all set during the time of emergency declared by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Makers were criticized for presenting Indira Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi in a negative role.

3.     The Interview: (Netflix)

(IMDb: 6.5, age: 18+)

The movie focuses on two journalists, Aaron and Dave who get a chance to interview Kim Jong-un but then the CIA order them to assassinate him. It increased controversy and movie was pulled out from theatres released at a later date.

4.      The Tashkent Files: (ZEE 5)

(IMDb: 7.8, age: U/A)

The movie focuses on the death of former Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. After the movie released, Shastri’s grandson sent the notice to makers where he said that they attempted to create unwanted and unnecessary controversy around Shastri Ji’s death who had died a natural death.

5.      Firaaq: (Amazon Prime Video)

(IMDb: 7.4, age: 13+)

This movie was set in 2002 which shows how the Gujarat riots affect the lives of people living there.

Well, what are you waiting for? Binge-watch these films while we come up with more lists for you!

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