Hello peeps we are back with another set of movies which you can watch during this lockdown. But wait a minute, these movies though will entertain you taking away the boredom from your life, it will leave you with several questions about human race and it’s functioning in the world. Some will strike your emotional chords, some will leave you thinking if there is only right and wrong or grey area too plays an important role in our decisions.
On that note let’s begin with discussing some of the content driven films which are a must watch. Masaan helmed by Neeraj Ghaywan is a tale set in current day Varanasi, starring Richa Chadha, Vicky Kaushal, Shweta Tripathi in pivotal roles; two different stories ultimately converge towards the end. Next is Lipstick Under My Burkha which according to us explained what about women of different ages seek in their life. While on lighter note one can watch Mard Ko Dard Nahin Hota and Vicky Donor highly abiding on infotainment factor. And lastly Newton starring Rajkummar Rao where the actor continued to narrate the untold stories of India.
Masaan: (Netflix) (imdb: 8.1, age: A)
The movie talks about two different stories, one the story of a teacher who indulges in sex with a student and is caught, second the story is about a young couple who love each other but are from different cast. Due to different circumstances both lose each other's partners and also become victims of the society.
Lipstick Under My Burkha: (Amazon Prime Video)(imdb: 6.8, age: A)
This movie revolves around four women from different age group and different sects of the society. The movie explores sexuality, oppression, desires and passion from the eyes of these four women. It stars Ratna Pathak Shah, Konkona Sen Sharma, Plabita Borthakur and Aahana Kumra in fearless avatars. ALSO READ: Extraction 2 Confirmed: Joe Russo Makes The Big Announcement; Will Chris Hemsworth AKA Tyler Rake Be Back?
Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota: (Netflix)(imdb: 7.4, age: UA)
This movie has a very interesting topic of a boy who has a special condition that does not register pain in his mind, thus cannot feel pain. He wants to use this condition and sets of to learn martial arts to ultimately use it against goons. Its starred debutant Abhimanyu Dassani opposite Radhika Madan. ALSO READ: Paatal Lok Trailer: Get Ready For Anushka Sharma's Fast-Paced, Gripping Tale On Amazon Prime Video; To Premiere On May 15
Vicky Donor: (Voot)(imdb: 7.8, age: U/A)
The plot of the story is that a doctor after finding out that Vicky has strong and healthy sperms and thus pursuing him to donate sperms. Vick initially hesitant agrees to donate his sperms. He has to do it secretly due to societal taboos. Marking Ayushmann Khurrana debut in films, this film went on to win a National Award in the year 2013. ALSO READ: Release Amitabh Bachchan's Shoebite On OTT, Voices Grow Strong; After Big B's Plea, Ayushmann Khurrana, Anurag Kashyap Lobby For Film's Online Premiere
Newton: ( Amazon Prime Video)(imdb: 7.7, age: 13+ )
The movie portrays the fear of a government employee who has to hold a fair voting in a very politically sensitive area. A constant fear looms over him and has to be very tactful in dealing with the people there.
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