If you’re looking for quality content to binge-watch during your downtime, but don’t know what to watch, we’re here to help. These shows and movies have been carefully curated not only to distract you but also to keep you addicted to what you are watching. Here are five shows and movies on SonyLIV, Netflix, Disney + Hotstar you can watch today:
5 best shows and movies on SonyLIV, Netflix, Disney + Hotstar to watch
1. Pitchers – SonyLIV
A show that in many ways paved the way for Indian web content in short formats, Pitchers from The Viral Fever is simplicity at its best. Without a high production value and a complex script, the creators have delivered such a fun, recognizable series that immediately keeps us hooked. The story follows four ambitious yet fearful men who quit their well-paid jobs to found a start-up. As they go on this epic journey of ups and downs, the recognizability of it is what makes it Pitchers such a great show to watch.
2. Unorthodox – Netflix
With only four episodes, this miniseries following a runaway Jewish girl, Esther in New York, is not only inspiring but also heartwarming. Raised in an Orthodox Jewish family, she is married to a successful but traditionally Jewish family in New York. But she decides to run, hoping to live a free life. Unorthodox has a good pace for the series and gets you right in from the first scene.
3. Modern Family – Disney + Hotstar
One of the all-time favorite sitcoms, Modern families The whole USP is that it makes you calm and mushy at the end of every rib tickling episode. This eleven-season series is about the Pritchetts, three families with their own troubles and problems. The show is extremely funny that evokes a tear jerk in between and is the ideal show to watch today.
4. Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Stuff – Netflix
While it may be one of those shows that has gone under your radar, Minimalism is an informative journey about different people who have practiced a way of minimalism in their lives and how that has affected the people around them.
5. Piku – SonyLIV
A heartwarming story of a father-daughter duo on a road trip to Kolkata with a charming driver, Piku is one of those road movies that really make the watch entertaining. With a star cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan, Piku is funny, emotional and generally a nice light watch. All the actors enjoy the characters they play and are an absolute joy to watch.
5 best movies and shows on SonyLIV, Netflix, Disney + Hotstar to watch today
Featuring: Shira Haas, Amit Rahav, Jeff Wilbusch
Release date: 2020
This series was one of the early web series that was much talked about. The Viral Fever compiled a story of four unlikely men who quit their well-paid jobs to run a start-up. The show notes every compromise you have to make along the way to pick up something in the cutthroat market. Anyone looking for inspiration to take the plunge to turn their idea into a business should definitely check it out. PS: The actor who plays Jitu in this show will soon be seen as Ayushmann Khurrana’s gay lover in the upcoming movie, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan.
With: Naveen Kasturia, Arunabh Kumar, Jitendra Kumar
Featuring: Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan
Release date: May 8, 2015
Platform: Amazon Prime Video
Featuring: Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ed O’Neill, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter
Release date: October 15, 2009
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