If you have nothing to do this Sunday and want to enjoy it sitting in front of your TV screen with a tall glass of your favourite drink, here are five shows and movies that you could watch with it to make it a little more interesting. Here are our watchlist from Alt Balaji, SonyLIV and BookMyShow Stream:
5 best shows and movies on Alt Balaji, SonyLIV and BookMyShow Stream
1. A Simple Murder – Sonyliv
A comedy series set in what is a pretty dark storyline, A Simple Murder follows Manish who is assigned to kill someone. Things turn on its head, when Manish accidentally kills the wrong person. With people close to the victim now out for revenge, Manish not only has to run away from his unhappy employers but also the victim’s vengeful grieving family and friends. A Simple Murder stars Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Sushant Singh and Priya Anand in pivotal roles.
2. The Mauritanian – BookMyShow Stream
Recently released, we missed out on this engaging military drama that hit the mark in terms of storytelling and performances from its lead. The story follows a defense attorney, her associate and a military prosecutor who uncover an elaborate conspiracy while investigating the case of a suspected terrorist involved in the 9/11 attacks who is imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for over six years. The movie stars Jodie Foster, Benedict Cumberbatch and Shailene Woodley in lead.
3. Lootera – Alt Balaji
A truly underrated gem in Bollywood, Lootera starring Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha is a delicate love story set in some of the most picturesque locations. Set post India’s independence, Lootera follows Pakhi, an aristocrat’s daughter who falls in love with an archeologist. However, he leads a double life, something that threatens their relationship. With a soundtrack composed by Amit Trivedi that complements the movie in every way, Lootera is your perfect, Sunday binge.
4. The Handmaid’s tale – Sony LIV
Whether or not you have read Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel by the same name, The Handmaid’s tale makes for a gripping binge-watch. The Primetime Emmy Award winning show features Elizabeth Moss in the lead as June living in a dystopian regime of the fictional land of Gilead – with society forcing child-bearing women to live as concubines. As the show progresses to season 4, the story moves around June and her resistance to the system.
5. Quiz – SonyLIV
It’s one of the underrated releases of last year, which follows the dramatic true story of how a married couple tried to attempt an audacious heist on the famous national TV quiz show ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’ A story that will definitely keep its audience on the edge of the seat, Quiz promises to be a really good watch with some impressive performances from Matthew MacFadyen, Sian Clifford and Michael Sheen.