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Wondering What To Binge? Here’s Our Top 20 Movies And Series To Watch On Hotstar

Wondering What To Binge? Here’s Our Top 20 Movies And Series To Watch On Hotstar

With the world coming to a significant pause, it is quite hushed out there. Not only does that mean undisturbed sleep and a lot of home time, but it also means the leisure of catching up on all the movies and TV shows you have been missing out. Wash your hands, stay isolated and mingle as less as you can. With all the time you have confined, you can binge through the endless options of movies and series on Hotstar. The best part is, it comes with no time restriction and the comfort of your pillows and couch.

It is understandably a disappointment to know that the Disney+Hotstar rebranding has been halted due to the pandemic. While we can hope for all this to be over soon and catch up on Disney exclusives sooner, you can still enjoy the new, old and classics on the movie streaming platform. Moreover, you still have your Hotstar Premium and Hotstar VIP subscriptions. So, here’s a round-up of our favourite movies and shows to watch on Hotstar.

Top 20 Movies To Watch On Hotstar:

Panga (VIP)

An emotional ride through the life of a Kabbadi world champion who catalyses her inner desire to give a new meaning to her life. Furthermore, she rediscovers her role as a wife and mother before making a comeback.

Language: Hindi
Genre: Drama

The Art Of Racing In The Rain (Premium)

A heartfelt movie narrated by Enzo, a philosophical dog. Through his bond with his owner, Denny, an aspiring Formula One driver, Enzo gains tremendous insight into the human condition.

Language: English
Genre: Drama

Chhapaak (VIP)

It is the story of an acid attack survivor, Malti who fights of her rights and justice. Furthermore, it is the story os triumph over trauma and the aftermath of the attack in a country where acid is sold cheaper than soft drinks.

Language: Hindi
Genre: Drama

A Wrinkle in Time (VIP)

The disappearance of a scientist sends his only daughter into a frenzy. Soon, with her brother and friend, she is sent to space in order to retrieve him back.

Language: English (Also in Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam)
Genre: Family

Marvel Series

A Disney’s marvellous journey starting from the tale of Captain America and Iron Man till the uniting and the end fight of the Avengers, Marvel series takes you into a journey through the multiverse. Furthermore, the Marvel series also includes the X-Men movies along with the stand-alone of logan and The Dark Phoenix.

Language: English
Genre: Family, Superhero

Earth Live (Premium)

Jane Lynch, Phil Keoghan and wildlife expert, Chris Packham takes you on a LIVE journey around the world. Through the journey, one discovers spectacular wildlife of the planet.

Language: English
Genre: Wildlife

Tanhaji (VIP)

It is the story of Shivaji Maharaj’s trusted military general, Tanhaji Malusare. When the Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb captures the Kondhana fort, Tanhaji’s wit and braveheart take the army against all the odds.

Language: Hindi
Genre: History, Action

Chhapad Phaad Ke (VIP)

The movie is the story of the Gupchups, A typical middle-class Indian family with weak finances but strong morales. When they find a bag with five crores, their life takes an extraordinary turn.

Language: Hindi
Genre: Comedy

Seven (Premium)

A tale of two detectives, a rookie and a veteran goes on a hunt for a serial killer. Further on, the serial killer uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.

Language: English
Genre: Thriller

Dumbo (VIP)

A live remake of the classic Disney movie, Dumbo is the grand story of a flying elephant. Dumbo soars to new heights alongside a charming aerial artist from the circus to circus. Moreover, it is the heartfelt story of the tragic life of animals an entertainment.

Language: English, Hindi, Tamil
Genre: Kids

Bleeding Steel

A special forces agent attempts to arrest a genetically engineered criminal. However, the news of his long lost daughter involved in the sinister biochemical experiment spoils his plans.

Language: English
Genre: Action

Bahubali – The Beginning

In the kingdom of Mahismati, while pursuing his love, Shivudu learns about the conflicted past of his family and legacy.

Language: Telugu
Genre: Action

Breakthrough ( Premium)

When Joyce Smith’s adopted son, John falls through icy Missouri lake, all hope seems lost. However, as John lies lifeless, she refuses to give up and inspires those around her.

Language: English
Genre: Drama

Tolkien (Premium)

The biopic of R.R Tolkien, explore the formative years of the orphaned author. During the time, he finds love, friendship and artistic inspiration among fellow outcasts. Moreover, this inspires him to write The Lord Of The Rings.

Language: English
Genre: Biopic

The Matrix (Premium)

In the future, Neo, a computer hacker discovers that life on Earth may be nothing more than an elaborate charade. Moreover, its creation may have come from a malevolent cyber-intelligence.

Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi Action

Goodfellas (Premium)

The story revolves around young Henry Hill, who begins to climb the ladder from being a petty criminal to a gangster. Moreover, the story takes place in the streets of New York alongside his friends, Jimmy and Tommy.

Language: English
Genre: Crime

Bala (VIP)

Balmunkund Shuklu’s pride lies in his hair, and his premature balding robs him of his look. With his love life at stake, it is the story of how he finds a hairy end to it.

Language: Hindi
Genre: Comedy

Into The Storm (Premium)

The biopic goes around the career of the British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill who was elected during the country’s darkest hours.

Language: English
Genre: Biopic

Stuber (Premium)

A mild-mannered Uber driver picks up a passenger who turns out to be a cop. Moreover, the cop is heading to the hot pursuit of a brutal killer. He tags the driver along the ordeal!

Language: English
Genre: Comedy

Bohemian Rhapsody (Premium)

Celebrating the fame of the rock band, Queen and its lead vocalist, Freddie Mercury, the story revolves around their musical journey. Furthermore, it puts light on the makings of some of their iconic songs.

Language: English
Genre: Biopic

Top 20 SeriesTo Watch On Hotstar:

The Outsiders (Hotstar Premium)

An insidious supernatural force edges its way into a straight forward murder investigation of a young boy. It leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything around.

Language: English
Seasons: 1
Genre: Thriller

Avenue 5 (Hotstar Premium)

Set 40 years into the future, it is the tale of a space captain, Ryan Clark of Avenue 5. Where solar system if everyone’s oyster, he tries to get along with th others in the space tourism industry.

Language: English
Seasons: 1
Genre: Comedy

Dave (Hotstar Premium)

A neurotic suburban man in his late twenties has convinced himself that he’s destined to be one of the best rappers of all time.

Language: English
Seasons: 1
Genre: Comedy

9-1-1 (Hotstar Premium)

9-1-1 is a fast-paced exploration into the lives and careers of the first responders. It includes cops, paramedics, firefighters and more. Moreover, it revolves around their and lives that they put in line to help people out.

Language: English
Seasons: 1
Genre: Drama

Better Things (Hotstar Premium)

The narrative of Sam Fox, a divorced Hollywood actress, juggles between raising her three daughters and focusing on her career.

Language: English
Seasons: 4
Genre: Comedy

How I Met Your Mother (Hotstar Premium)

The story narrated by Ted Mosby to his children of events that leads him to meet their mother. Furthermore, his journey becomes more eventful with his best friends – Lily, Marshall, Robin and Barney.

Language: English
Seasons: 9
Genre: Comedy

Modern Family (Hotstar Premium)

The tale revolves around three different types of families living in the Los Angeles area. In addition to that, all the families are an interconnection through Jay Prichett and his children. As the story proceeds, each comes with their own eventful scenario.

Language: English
Seasons: 11
Genre: Comedy

Special Ops (Hotstar VIP)

One is a relentless hero, and the other is a terror mastermind. In a race against time, the story is about Himmat Singh and his team who are on a mission to end a nineteen-year long chase.

Language: Hindi
Seasons: 1
genre: Action

Criminal Justice (Hotstar VIP)

The story sees mayhem of sex, drugs and gruesome murder. A one night stand turns into a nightmare for Aditya, when he wakes up to blood in his hand.

Language: Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
Season: 1
Genre: Crime Drama

Hostages (Hotstar Premium)

Four masked men break into the Anand family home and take them hostage. Pushed into a dire situation, Dr Mira Anand has to choose to take a life to save others.

Language: Hindi
Seasons: 1
Genre: Thriller

Big Little Lies (Hotstar Premium)

Relationships will fray, loyalty will erode and promises hand in the balance as the Monterey Five struggle to keep the biggest secret of all.

Language: English
Seasons: 2
Genre: Drama

City Of Dreams (Hotstar VIP)

It is the story of the feud within the Gaekwad family which erupts after an assassination attempt. Blurring the lines between moral and immoral, in the struggle for power forms the core of the narrative.

Language: Hindi
Seasons: 1
Genre: Drama

Westworld (Hotstar Premium)

In a futuristic western-themed amusement park, Westworld, the visitors interact with automatons. All break loose when humanoids go out of control.

Language: English
Seasons: 3
Genre: Sci-Fi Drama

Black Monday (Hotstar Premium)

No one knows what caused the worst stock market crash in October 1987. But, until now. With the entrance of a group of outsiders, everything takes a turn.

Language: English
Seasons: 2
Genre: Comedy Thriller

The Plot Against America (Hotstar Premium)

Set in an alternate America history, a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey watches the political rise of aviator-hero and xenophobic populist.

Language: English
Seasons: 1
Genre: Political Drama

Little Fires Everywhere (Premium)

The story follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family. It is the story exploring the weight of secrets, obsessions and fiery motherhood.

Language: English
Seasons: 1
Genre: Drama

Game Of Thrones (Hotstar Premium)

Summers span decades. Winter lasts a lifetime. While kingdoms fight each other for The Iron Throne and control of Westeros, a sinister force lurks beyond the Wall in the north.

Language: English
Seasons: 8
Genre: Fantasy

Chernobyl (Premium)

Chernobyl dramatises the story of the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst human-made catastrophes in history. Moreover, the sacrifices made to save Europe from the unimaginable disaster.

Language: English
Seasons: 1
Genre: Drama

Comedy Maestros (Hotstar Premium)

Comedy Maestros brings together stand-up acts and sketches by India’s top-notch stand-up comedians.

Language: English, Hindi
Seasons: 7
Genre: Comedy

Out of Love (VIP)

A passionate husband. A perfect marriage. A secret affair. Caught in a web of love, lies and infidelity, Dr Meera Kapoor has to make to a choice. Moreover, she has to choose between forgiving, forgetting and fighting.

Language: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Seasons: 1
Genre: Drama

Hotstar offers regional language that you can enjoy as well.

On another note, Woovly requests the countrymen to stay inside their houses and follow the guidelines issued by the government. In these times of need, please help the needy and do whatever is under your capabilities to help the country.

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