Netflix Movie Suggestions – Hindi and English

Amidst the pandemic, I found it hard to be productive. Being thankful for my privilege, I spent times exploring movies.

Here’s a list of Hindi and English movies on Netflix.

Hindi:

  • Rock On – “Four musician friends fail to make it big as a band due to a misunderstanding. Years later, they reignite their dream by forgetting their woes and embark on a journey they had left incomplete.”
  • Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na – “Best friends Jai and Aditi make for a perfect couple but refuse to consider a romantic relationship. However, when they start dating other people, they realise that they are actually in love.”
  • Main Hoon Na – “Major Ram is given orders to go undercover as a college student to protect a general’s daughter from a rogue soldier. He even has to fulfil his dying father’s desire to reconcile with his family.”
  • The Sky is Pink – “Based on the life of motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary, who died in 2015 when she was 18. Aisha tells the love story of her parents over a period of 25 years.”
  • Kai Po Che – “Three friends start an academy to train budding cricketers. But to realise their goals in a turbulent city, they must face earthquakes, religious disparities, politics and riots.”
  • Tanu Weds Manu – “Manu, an NRI doctor, comes to India in search of a bride and falls in love with Tanu. Poles apart from her suitor, Tanu, a fun-loving girl, rather enlists his help in eloping with her lover.”
  • Rang de Basanti – “When Sue selects a few students to portray various Indian freedom fighters in her film, she unwittingly awakens their patriotism. The emotional and mental process turns them into rebels for a cause.”
  • Taare Zameen Par – “Ishaan is criticised by his parents for his poor academic performance and is sent away to a boarding school. Ram, an art teacher, however, realises he has dyslexia and helps him uncover his potential.”
  • Bulbbul – “A child bride grows into an enigmatic woman ruling over her household, hiding her painful past, as supernatural murders of men plague her village.”

English:

  • The Kissing Booth – “The Kissing Booth is a 2018 American teen romantic comedy film written and directed by Vince Marcello, based on the novel of the same name by Beth Reekles.”
  • The Perfect Date – “A high school student creates an app to offer his services as a fake date to make money for college. When he develops feelings for someone, his plan gets complicated.”
  • Sleepless in Seattle – “Realising that Sam has still not come to terms with his wife Maggie’s death, his eight-year-old son Jonah forces him to call a national radio talk show, with the hopes of finding him a companion.”
  • We’re the Millers – “David, a drug dealer, is forced by his boss to smuggle drugs from Mexico. He hires a stripper, a petty thief and a teenage neighbour and forms a fake family to help him smuggle the drugs.”
  • Five Feet Apart – “Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control — all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness. There’s an instant flirtation, though restrictions dictate that they must maintain a safe distance between them. As their connection intensifies, so does the temptation to throw the rules out the window and embrace that attraction.”
  • Set It Up – “Two overworked and underpaid assistants come up with a plan to get their bosses off their backs by setting them up with each other.”
  • Bridget Jones Diary – “Bridget, a single woman, writes a diary which focuses on the things she wishes to happen in her life. However, her life changes when two men vie for her affection.”
  • Flipped – “Bryce wants nothing to do with his neighbour Juli, who is outspoken about her attraction to him. But, just as Bryce starts to look at Juli differently, she decides she wants nothing to do with him.”
  • Miss Congeniality – “Gracie Hart, a tomboyish detective, is made to infiltrate the Miss United States beauty pageant as a contestant after her department learns that the event is under threat from an anonymous bomber.”

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