We know you’ve had one tiring week and now hardly have the strength to plan the weekend. Doesn’t the sweet smell of coffee or tea on a cozy bed wrapped in your favourite blanket sound like the best plan ever? An ideal date with your laptop this weekend and a blissful 48 hours of pure ‘me-time’ awaits, as we sort you out with a weekend binge-fest featuring five fantastic shows that you just can’t miss.
1) Hunters – Amazon Prime Video
Al Pacino’s much-anticipated maiden bow on Amazon Prime Video is finally here to take us to the raw and gritty ’70s of New York City. Inspired by true events, the Jordan Peele-produced show revolves around a group of Nazi Hunters who are chasing hundreds of senior Nazi officials living undercover in the US and are trying to create a Fourth Reich. A Nazi-killing group headed by Al Pacino. Say no more as we sign up for this thrilling experience!
2) Yeh Ballet – Netflix
A Netflix original film directed by Sooni Taraporevala and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur, revolves around two boys from low-income families discovering the elite dance form – ballet. Serving as a way to escape from their challenging circumstances, this original gives us a complete package of celebrating inclusivity by expressing this overwhelming feeling through dance.
3) Operation MBBS – Dice Media
Premiering this Saturday, Operation MBBS by Dice Media unravels the story of three first-year medical students, Nishant, Huma and Sakshi played by Ayush Mehra, Sarah Hashmi, and Anshul Chauhan respectively. As they enroll in one of the best MBBS colleges in the country to become a doctor, we follow the chronicles of these characters who are poles apart in their dreams, personalities and outlook towards life.
4) Afsos – Amazon Prime Video
Ever imagined having to end your life would be the ultimate goal? Afsos, on Amazon Prime Video, will not give you any regrets as you prepare to watch Gulshan Devaiah, as Nakul, at his finest. The story follows Nakul who pays for his own death after multiple failed attempts at taking his life. Talk about killer-content?
5) Modern Family S11 – Hotstar
Modern Family is arguably the most-popular sitcom across the globe. Not only is it critically acclaimed, but it has also given some of the funniest content we’ve seen in recent times. Going strong with its 11th season, Indian fans can binge on the episodes on Hotstar as we come close to the series finale. If you haven’t watched this show, what have you been doing all this while?