Sundays are for relaxing. Although dreaded Monday is slowly getting closer, we like to make the most of our weekend and if you plan on watching some good TV shows and movies, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s take a look at the five best shows and movies on SonyLIV, Netflix, Disney + Hotstar:
5 best shows and movies on SonyLIV, Netflix and Disney + Hotstar to watch
1. Avrodh – SonyLIV
Including Amit Sadh, Neeraj Kabi, Madhurima Tuli, Avrodh is a high-octane action series detailing the 2016 surgical attack that India carried out. While the first few episodes delve deeper into the planning of the attack, the show also features sequences of the attack. This multi-level planning may have taken days, but it was done in utmost secrecy Avrodh in a way that describes all very well. A good distraction to have at the end of all that work.
2. The lunch box – Netflix
Then The lunch box Released at film festivals around the world, almost every film critic praised this heartwarming tale of Saajan Fernandes (Irrfan Khan) and his budding friendship with Ila, all thanks to a mix of lunchboxes as an Oscar favorite. Who knows, it might have won the grand prize, but India didn’t send it in the end. But it still streams on Netflix and is one of the most beautiful movies you will see.
3. Are dark materials – Disney + Hotstar
An ambitious project with a talented cast, Are dark materials is based on a book and has the potential to reach the level of a great show. The story of a young orphaned girl from a parallel universe, she stays with scholars in Oxford and tries to find her friend, but discovers many deeply hidden secrets along the way. Are dark materials stars Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, Lin-Manuel Miranda among others.
4. A simple murder – Sonyliv
A comedy series set in a pretty dark storyline, A simple murder follows Manish who is assigned to kill someone. Things turn upside down when Manish accidentally kills the wrong person. With people close to the victim seeking revenge, Manish must run away not only from his unfortunate employers, but also from the victim’s vengeful grieving family and friends. A simple murder stars Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Sushant Singh and Priya Anand in central roles.
5. The Kominsky Method – Netflix
Starring Michael Douglas and Alan Aarkin, the first two seasons of The Kominsky Method is a laugh riot. With nothing really complicated in the storyline, it’s a heartwarming tale of two old friends who have lived their lives to the fullest but still aren’t finished with it. How they stumble across the new world and enjoy this journey is what makes The Kominsky Method such a great show.
5 best shows and movies on SonyLIV, Netflix and Disney + Hotstar to watch today
Featuring: Amit Sadh, Neeraj Kabi, Darshan Kumar
Release date: July 2020
This new HBO show is based on Philip Pullman’s award-winning novels of the same name. It follows a woman named Lyra, who comes from another world in search of her kidnapped friend. She soon discovers the sinister plot surrounding the stolen children and sets out in search of a mystery.
With: James McAvoy, Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Clarke Peters, Anne-Marie Duff, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Date of publication: November 5, 2019
Featuring: Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Priya Anand
Release date: November 20, 2020
Sandy Kominsky is an acting coach in his twilight years, but is not ready to give up his art just yet. Together with his agent Norman Newlander, he continues to live life into their later years in Los Angeles, a city that values young people. This miniseries was created by multiple Emmy winner Chuck Lorre and has an Oscar-winning star cast. The show has also won multiple Golden Globes in the past.
Featuring: Alan Arkin, Michael Douglas, Nancy Travis, Sarah Baker
Release date: October 25, 2019 (season 2)
Featuring: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur
Release date: September 20, 2013
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