The outbreak of the deadly coronavirus has forced most of us to stay at home. To avoid getting infected by others, it is necessary to isolate ourselves from people and relax in our comfortable homes. You can make the most of this opportunity by spending as much time as you can with your loved ones. And the best thing you could do is to go on a binge-watching streak with your family to get over these quarantine blues! Here’s a list of seven films you can watch with your family during the coronavirus quarantine. We begin with Sachin Kundalkar’s comedy-drama Gulabjaam.
Watch Gulabjaam starring Siddharth Chandekar and Sonali Kulkarni here
Gulabjaam is a 2018 comedy-drama that featuring Siddharth Chandekar and Sonali Kulkarni in lead roes. It revolves around the life of Aditya Naik, an NRI who wants to open a Maharashtrian restaurant in London. His quest to learn Maharashtrian dishes lands him in Pune where he meets Radha. What follows is a sweet love story which is as delicious as it gets! It’s definitely the movie that should be on your list during this quarantine period!
2. Anandi Gopal
Released in 2019, Anandi Gopal is a biopic based on the life of the first Indian female doctor Anandibai Joshi. It features Lalit Prabhakar and Bhagyashree Milind in lead roles and is the story of triumph over social stigma regarding female education that was prevalent during those times. Watch this incredible journey of Anandibai Joshi here.
Naal is a film that explores the diverse nuances of a mother-son relationship through its brilliant cinematography and acting. Released in 2018, this film got critical acclaim and even received the National Award for the best debut director. It a beautiful piece of art seen through the eyes of Chaitya, and his emotional journey away from his family. Surely a must-watch for the incredible performance put forth by Shrinivas Pokale who also bagged the National Award for the best child artist. Watch the story unfold here.
4. Chi Va Chi Sau Ka
Starring Lalit Prabhakar and Mrinmayee Godbole, Chi Va Chi Sau Ka is a romantic comedy based on the tabooed subject of live-in relationships. It explores this unique theme through the love story of Savitri and Satya. The couple faces trouble when they decide to live with each other before getting married. Will this experiment of love prove fruitful for them? Watch the film here to find out!
5. Mumbai Pune Mumbai
Mumbai Pune Mumbai is a lovely romantic drama featuring Mukta Barve and Swwapnil Joshi. It is a cute little story of a boy from Pune and a girl from Mumbai who spend a day together without realising that they are both prospective matches for each other. Directed by Satish Rajwade, the film was both commercially and critically successful. Mumbai Pune Mumbai was followed by two sequels. You cannot miss Mukta and Swwapnil’s solid chemistry in this film! Watch here.
6. Sau Shashi Deodhar
Want to watch an amazing suspense thriller in Marathi? Go for Sau Shashi Deodhar released in 2014 starring Sai Tamhankar and Ajinkya Deo. It is an insane story of Shubhada Deodhar, who forgets her identity after she meets with an accident. The film is a ride filled with mysteries and surprises and definitely worth binge-watching. Enjoy this drama full of twists here.
Starring Sonalee Kulkarni, Lalit Prabhakar, and Prajakta Mali in lead roles, Hampi follows the journey of Isha in the picturesque village of Hampi, Karnataka. The film is about the philosophical quest to seek answers and gain wisdom. It will also quench your thirst for wanderlust, which you might be feeling now in a state of quarantine. So don’t worry, be ‘Hampi!’ Watch the film here.
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