: A midweek vacation is undoubtedly one of the best things that can happen to all of us. We often crave days like that, but when it really arrives we don’t know how best to use it? How about binge watching some of the best shows and movies on Sun NXT, Zee5 and Amazon Prime Video? We have the perfect list for you.
1. Ratsasan – Sun NXT
One of the most loved movies of 2018, Ratsasan is a Tamil movie starring Amala Paul and Vishnu Vishal. The story follows Arun who, after giving up on his dream of becoming a filmmaker, takes up his father’s job as a police officer. But he is then assigned to track down a psychotic killer targeting underage girls. How Arun uses his filmmaking talents to get hold of the killer, that’s what the film is about. Ratsasan is one of the best crime thrillers of late and is a great experience to watch.
2. Last call – Zee5
A one season web series starring Arjun Rampal, Last call is about passengers on a flight from Mumbai to Sydney whose lives are in danger after the captain decides to commit suicide on board. Last call may have its flaws, but the movie does a pretty good job of keeping the suspense going and with a good performance from the cast that also includes Neeraj Kabi and Anupriya Goenka, it’s a good show to see today.
3. The Expanse – Amazon Prime Video
A sci-fi show that everyone’s talking about The expanse is a highly rated sci-fi series based on hundreds of years into the future in which things are different from Earth. Mars is now an independent military force. The tensions between the Earth and Mars are unprecedented. The expanse has a rating of 94% on Rotten Tomatoes and is a show you should check out today.
Mulk – Zee5
A courtroom drama that got a lot of reaction when it was released, Mulk was one of Rishi Kapoor’s last major performances where he played Murad Ali Mohammed, a father who now has to prove the innocence of his daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law after being accused of having links to extremist groups. Mulk Also starring as a lawyer, Taapsee Pannu is a compelling courtroom drama that you should watch if you haven’t seen it yet.
5. Chak De India – Amazon Prime Video
Since it’s Republic Day, you probably want to watch a movie that evokes the patriot in you. A great way to do that is through exercise, and few movies do the job better than that Chak de IndiaStarring Shah Rukh Khan as Kabir Khan, an infected Indian national hockey player, he will be given a second chance as he coaches the Indian women’s hockey team. How he feeds this group of amateurs into a world-class team is what Chak de India it’s all about.
5 best shows and movies to watch today on Sun NXT, Zee5 and Amazon Prime Video
The last call
Featuring: Arjun Rampal, Neeraj Kabi, Javed Jaffrey
Release date: 2019
The Expanse Season 4 – Amazon Prime Video
This sci-fi show is set hundreds of years in the future where humans colonized the entire solar system. Mars is rising into an independent military force and is at odds with Earth. All the while, a detective and a red spaceship captain have been looking for a missing woman. However, this journey leads them to uncover the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Featuring: Steven Strait, Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, Cas Anvar
Release date: December 13, 2019
Chak the! India
Featuring: Shah Rukh Khan, Vidya Malvade, Sagarika Ghatge
Release date: August 10, 2007
Platform: Amazon Prime Video
Featuring: Rishi Kapoor, Taapsee Pannu, Prateik Babbar
Release date: 2018