Republic Day Special: 11 Movies to Binge-Watch This National Holiday

Do you need some ‘me-time’ and a good movie to keep you company?

Check out some of these movies on Amazon Prime Video and Disney + HotstarWhat is the best? The movies featured on Disney + Hotstar can be watched for free!

Soorarai Pottru

It’s time to fly high Suriya and Aparana Balamurali!

Soorarai Pottru’s story is inspired by events from the life of Simplify Deccan founder GR Gopinath. This movie with Suriya, directed by Sudha Kongara, is a perfect mix of a good, inspiring storyline and a great cast.

A feel-good movie that grabs your attention from the first to the last frame.

Middle class melodies

If you like a ride full of laughter then you should definitely watch this movie. Middle class melodies is a comedy drama centered around the life of a father-son duo who own a restaurant. Watching their daily struggles and quarrels portrayed in a humorous way is a lesson that teaches us the sweet and sour moments of this perfect recipe called life.

Nishabdham / Silence

Our Devasena (Anushka Shetty) is back with one of the “three idiots” (R Madhavan) in a thriller movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat from the start. The film has mixed all elements of drama, tension and emotions. If you’re looking for a mystery movie to watch, this is the movie for you.

But a

This film takes us to a dream world full of picturesque locations and scenic landscapes. Starring R Madhavan and Shraddha Srinath, But a takes you to places in India where real dreams come true. The beautiful, lush green land, clear sky and vintage atmosphere will make you want to pack your bags and travel through the unexplored landscape.

But a is a film that is all about the artist and his art. The colorful paintings, wall art and creative mud idols are a sight to behold. Add to that a story flawlessly told through art, you wish you had seen this movie before.

See you soon

With limited options to shoot movies during the lockdown, the cast of CU Soon came up with unique techniques to make a movie (those who want to become a director, editor – this movie is an inspiration to all of you). This movie ticked all the boxes that make a good movie.

Be it Fahad FaasilIt’s on point acting or the unique and gripping storyline, this movie entered our lives during a pandemic and proved that you need a story and a vision to make movies even in the most challenging of times.

Movies on Disney + Hotstar


A plane is hijacked by ruthless terrorists who have taken the passengers hostage. Now it is up to Major Raveendra to rescue them and capture the hijackers. Starring Nagarjuna and Prakash Raj, this action thriller has you grabbing the edge of your seat from the start and anticipating.

Reverse Thichakra

This Malayalam movie starring Mohanlal, Jiiva and Gopika is based on true events related to the Kashmir uprising and is about Major Mahadevan and a team of NSG commandos assigned to counter terrorist activities in the state.


Hari and Sita fall in love, against the wishes of her grandfather and brother Eshwar. What happens when Eshwar and Hari come face to face as they fight together against the Nazis on behalf of the British-Indian Army makes up the rest of the story. Starring Nikitin Dheer, Ravi Prakash and Srinivas Avasarala, this Telugu story makes for an interesting Republic Day.


Bengali movie Kabir with Dev and Rukmini Maitra is about a young woman named Yasmin who meets Kabir, a photographer, on a train journey. Friendly at first, but soon realizes how dangerous he can be.

Gour Hari Dastaan

This story is based on the life of freedom fighter Gour Hari Das, who fought against his own government to recognize his work and contribution to Indian history. Starring Vinay Patha, Konkona Sen Sharma and Ranvir Shorey, this Hindi film captures the heartbreaking journey Das has taken for over 30 years.


Inspired by real events, Raid starring Ajay DevgnIleana D’Cruz and Saurabh Shukla revolves around a fearless tax officer, Amay Patnaik, who carries out a risky raid on the mansion of the most powerful man in Lucknow.


This starrer of Sonam Kapoor and Shabana Azmi is a biopic about the brave Neerja Bhanot, the chief purser who sacrificed her life for the safety of her passengers when terrorists hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 in September 1986.

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