Thursdays have always been confusing. On the one hand, work keeps piling up and we’re closer to breaking point, on the other, we’re just one day away from the weekend. If you have plans to start the weekend early, then you may want to check out these shows and movies that will keep you entertained. Here are five shows and movies on Voot Select, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix:
5 shows and movies on Voot Select, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix
1. Lipstick under my burqa – Amazon Prime Video
A movie that went through the ring when it was released, take all that away, and Lipstick under my burqa is a really entertaining film that also inspires. The story, directed by Alankrita Shrivastava, revolves around four women who are forced to live secret lives thanks to the rigid social traditions to which they are subjected. The film features a talented ensemble of Ahana Kumra, Konkona Sen Sharma and Ratna Pathak Shah in lead roles.
2. The Good Lord Bird – Voot Select
One of the best mini series currently available on OTT platforms, The Good Lord Bird is based on a best-selling book and is set in the 19th century. Starring Ethan Hawke, the series is told from the perspective of a ‘liberated’ teenager who joins abolitionist John Brown in his crusade to end slavery. The Good Lord Bird will make you cry and feel as we take a deep dive into the cruel period when the definitions of racial, cultural and religious identities that make up American society quickly changed.
3. Behind her eyes – Netflix
If you recently visited Netflix you may have found this title on the homepage and if you are wondering if it is worth the time then yes. Only eight episodes long, this dark, twisted show will get you in almost immediately, and before you know it, you’ll be deeply invested in it. Story about a single mother who enters the complicated world of her boss, a psychiatrist and his wife when she decides to have an affair with the husband and befriends the wife, the show isn’t boisterous but is sure to ruin your mind. Behind her eyes stars Simona Brown, Eve Howson and Tom Bateman in lead roles.
4. Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani – Amazon Prime Video
A light-hearted road movie that is not too heavy, but will surely make you laugh, cry and miss your friends, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani is like comfort food. Story about three friends, Kabir, Aditi and Avi who befriend Naina on a trip to the Himalayas, they have since gone through life’s highs and lows together and eventually meet years later where things slowly start to wind out. With a soundtrack that will keep you grooving for years, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani is a great watch for you tonight.
5. Formula 1: Drive to Survive – Netflix
The third season of this popular documentary series that takes you into the crazy world of a Formula 1 paddock, Drive to survive is compelling. From contract talks to racing dynamics, the series is an entry pass for all motorsport enthusiasts and this might be a great opportunity for you to watch the first two seasons if you haven’t already. It’s safe to say season 3 is off the roof and Formula 1 is going through one of the most challenging yet entertaining seasons in a long time.
5 shows and movies to watch today on Voot Select, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix
It was this Ayan Mukerji movie that gave every millennium destination wedding goals and also gave a big boost to the wedding industry in Rajasthan. The film originally tells the story of Naina, a medical student who was tired of having no social life. She meets the departing Bunty, whose wanderlust and sense of wonder make her fall for him. However, he moves to the United States to fulfill his dream: to become a travel journalist. Years later, the two meet again at a friend’s wedding.
Featuring: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Kalki Koechlin, Aditya Roy Kapur
Featuring: Ethan Hawke, Joshua Caleb Johnson
Release date: October 5, 2020
Platform: Voot Select
Featuring: Ratna Pathak, Konkana Sen Sharma, Aahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur, Vikram Massey
Release date: July 21, 2017
Platform: Amazon Prime Video
Featuring: Robert Aramayo, Tom Bateman, Tyler Howitt, Aston McAuley
Release date: February 2021
Featuring: Fernando Alonso, Valtteri Bottas, Marcus Ericsson
Date of publication: February 28, 2020
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