It’s only Wednesday and yes, there are still two days to go before the weekend, but why not take it easy this week? If you find some downtime for yourself, here are five shows and movies you can watch on Zee5, Netflix and BookMyShow Stream:
5 best shows and movies on Zee5, Netflix and BookMyShow Stream
1. Yesterday – Netflix
Imagine a world where some of pop culture’s most iconic pieces disappear one fine day. That’s basically the plot of this Danny Boyle movie. Jack Malik is a struggling musician who is about to give up when a freak power outage erases some of the world’s most iconic music bands from history. Jack takes advantage of it and passes on their songs as his own, which also earns him astronomical fame. Yesterday makes for a good watch with some of the classic The Beatles hits played throughout the film. The film stars Himesh Patel, Lily James and Ed Sheeran in pivotal roles.
2. Select 100 – Sea5
An exciting crime series about cop Nikhil who is called in the control room by a woman who threatens to commit suicide. But as Nikhil tries to make sense of the situation, he realizes that things aren’t as simple as they seem. Choose 100 is a gripping thriller that will keep you hooked throughout its sharp running time. It stars Manoj Bajpayee and Neena Gupta in the lead role.
3. Delhi Crime – Netflix
Based on the files of the Nirbhaya gang rape case that shook 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 pursuit of the 6 perpetrators involved. Actress Shefali Shah aka DCP South Vartika Chaturvedi is the strong female protagonist who fights to get justice for the dying victim. With gory confessions, graphic images and heartbreaking tragedy, Delhi crime may not be an easy watch, but it is certainly an important one.
4. World War Z – BookMyShow Stream
Imagine zombies, only they are also fast and relatively intelligent. That’s the world our protagonist Gerry Lane (played by Brad Pitt) lives in. After a virus outbreak turns people into bloodthirsty zombies, it’s up to a retired UN soldier to find a cure and take back the world. The movie knows how to turn you on and before you know it, you are only thinking about these zombies.
5. Lame – Netflix
With a nomination for Best Picture earlier this year, limp directed by David Fincher is one of the best films of 2021. Starring Gary Oldman as Herman J. Mankiewicz, an alcoholic screenwriter tasked with finishing the script of ‘Citizen Kane’, watches the booming Hollywood industry with extreme skepticism. limp also stars Amanda Seyfried, Charles Dance among others and is a film that takes you straight to Hollywood in the 1930s.
5 best shows and movies on Zee5, Netflix and BookMyShow Stream today
Starring: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins
Release date: December 2020
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 definitely stay in your head for days to come.
Of: Shefali Shah, Rasika Digal and Rajesh Talang
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