If you’re in the mood for quality entertainment but don’t know what to choose, we’ve got the ideal list for you. Here are five shows and movies on Zee5, Netflix, and Lionsgate Play that you can watch today:
5 best shows and movies on Zee5, Netflix and Lionsgate Play
1. Delhi Crime – Netflix
Based on the files of the Nirbhaya gang rape case that shocked the country in December 2012, this Netflix series offers a different perspective on the events that followed the incident. The show follows the police investigation and nail-biting chase of the 6 perpetrators involved. Actress Shefali Shah aka DCP South Vartika Chaturvedi is the strong female protagonist who fights for justice for the dying victim. With bloody confessions, graphic images and heartbreaking tragedy, Delhi crime may not be an easy watch, but it is certainly an important one.
2. Kaafir – Zee5
Located in the turbulent regions of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, Kaafir follows Kainaaz Akhtar, a woman who somehow ends up on the Indian side of the Line-of-Control. She is now being held under suspicion of being a militant. Will she be able to prove her innocence? Kaafir features a talented cast starring Dia Mirza, Mohit Raina and Dishita Jain among others.
3. Mersal – Netflix
Mersal was an ambitious project for Tamil actor Vijay. The story, set in two generations, speaks about the injustice of the public health system and how Vijay as a scientist / doctor helps people receive good healthcare. The movie has a really impressive soundtrack with some of the grooviest songs you have. Mersal also stars Kajal Aggarwal and Nithya Menon, along with Thalapathy.
Mad Men – Lionsgate Play
A show that will be etched into the TV Hall of Fame forever, Crazy men, set in the 1960s, is a story about Don Draper, a creative director at Sterling Cooper, a highly successful New York ad agency. The show takes us on Draper’s journey as he tries to combine his exceptional professional life with a rather unhappy personal life. The show stars Jon Hamm and Christina Hendricks and has seven seasons to enjoy.
5. Zodiac – Netflix
When you think of a movie based on a real murder, Zodiac appears most often. Directed by David Fincher whose entire MO consists of crime-based thrillers, Zodiac takes a fresh look at the infamous Zodiac murders that took place in Northern California between the late 1960s and early 1970s. It is shown through the lens of cartoonist Robert Graysmith, played by Jake Gyllenhal whose obsession with the killer drives him closer and closer to the killer. The film also stars Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr. starring roles and was released in 2007.
5 best shows and movies on Zee5, Netflix and Lionsgate Play today
Featuring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo
Release date: 2007
Delhi Crime – Netflix
This Netflix original is based on the horrific Nirbhaya case that shook the country in 2012. It tells the story of how the Delhi police investigated the perpetrators of the heinous crime. This series will certainly play in your head for days.
With: Shefali Shah, Rasika Digal and Rajesh Tailang
Featuring: Dia Mirza, Mohit Raina
Release date: 2016
Featuring: Vijay, Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Release date: 2017
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