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Streaming Guide: Movies, TV shows and web series to watch on April 11

Here are the web series and movies you can watch on Disney+ Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, SonyLIV, ALTBalaji, ZEE5, Voot Select and more.

Written by Antara Chakraborthy , Arushi Jain | New Delhi |
Updated: April 14, 2020 6:29:01 am
movies and shows to watch The Raikar Case is streaming on Voot Select.

With cinema halls shut due to national lockdown following the coronavirus outbreak, audiences are flocking to OTT platforms.

There isn’t any shortage of streaming platforms in India. While Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, SonyLIV, ALTBalaji, ZEE5, MX Player and Voot were already entertaining people in this period of self-isolation, the entry of Disney+ via Hotstar in India (Hotstar is now Disney+ Hotstar) is set to revitalize the OTT space.

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In this blog, we help you find everything worth watching on Disney+ Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, SonyLIV, ALTBalaji, ZEE5, MX Player and Voot Select.

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22:29 (IST)11 Apr 2020
The Mandalorian: Disney+ Hotstar

Jon Favreau creation The Mandalorian is the first-ever live-action Star Wars series. It is about an ace bounty hunter, who due to recession in the wake of Galactic Empire’s obliteration, takes up a near-impossible job from a well-paying client.

22:00 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Achanak (1973): Amazon Prime Video, Sony LIV

Based on the infamous 1958 murder case KM Nanavati vs State of Maharashtra, Achanak had Vinod Khanna in the lead role. In the 90-minute song-less film, Gulzar tried to give the most debated case of free India his own interpretation and came up with an engaging courtroom drama.

21:39 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Voice: Netflix

Voice is one of those series that will blow you away by its sheer brilliance. The series is about a temperamental, guilt-ridden detective Moo Jin Hyuk (essayed by Jang Hyuk) and gifted profiler Kang Kwon Joo (Lee Ha Na) who join hands to catch the serial killer who murdered their loved ones. Let the simplistic premise not fool you as this show is filled with concepts of criminology and psychology that will fascinate you. Unfortunately, only the first season is available on Netflix, but don’t let that deter you. This show comes highly recommended.

21:21 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Ani Kay Hava: MX Player

Written and directed by Murramba fame Varun Narvekar, Ani Kay Hava, starring Priya Bapat and Umesh Kamat, Ani Kay Hava is a happy slice of life love story of a married middle class couple based in Pune. Stretched into two seasons, the show is about how the two love each other and dream together and yet have rollercoaster emotional moments.

20:49 (IST)11 Apr 2020
When the Streetlight Go On: Quibi

By far the best thing on Quibi, When the Streetlight Go On is about a high school teacher and a teen girl murdered in cold blood. A boy goes on a quest to solve the mystery. It is Stranger Things, turned down a notch. Here is one series that uses the bite-sized format very well.

20:30 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Bodyguard: Netflix

Looking for a tightly plotted edge-of-the-seat thriller? Look no further than Bodyguard. Richard Madden’s stars as a damaged war veteran David Budd tasked with protecting British Home Secretary. The job is not easy, but things are exacerbated by the fact that Bud has his own problems. He is separated from his wife due to his PTSD. He has hardly any friends and lots of enemies. The suspense in the series is almost palpable. The story is just okay, but top-notch direction gives it a lift. It was only after its Netflix debut that the rest of the world realised why the Brits were so crazy about it.

20:09 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Duck Tales: Disney+ Hotstar

Relive your childhood and follow the adventures of ultra-rich Scrooge McDuck, and his three grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie in the classic series.

19:51 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani: Netflix, YouTube

If you are looking to watch something light-hearted, Ayan Mukerji directorial Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, starring Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapur, Kalki Koechlin, Evelyn Sharma and late actor Farooq Sheikh, is the perfect pick. The film, with its elements of friendship and romance, is a coming-of-age love story.

19:32 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Servant: Apple TV+

Servant is a twist-filled, psychological thriller from M. Night Shyamalan. The series follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.

19:10 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Criminal Justice: Hotstar

Based on the British crime drama series of the same name by Peter Moffat, Criminal Justice questions the loopholes in Indian criminal justice system. It stars Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi, Jackie Shroff, Anupriya Goenka and Mita Vashisht. The original series also inspired a brilliant HBO miniseries starring Riz Ahmed, Michael Kenneth Williams and John Turturro.

Also Read | Criminal Justice review: Night after night

18:51 (IST)11 Apr 2020
The Haunting of the Hill House: Netflix

The Haunting of the Hill House is a 10-episode series and is based on a 1959 book of the same name by Shirley Jackson. The show follows the Crain family – husband, wife, and five kids – as they move into a new mansion. The Haunting of the Hill House is more of a psychological horror series instead of the ghosts-with-funny-make-up. Even though we don’t see many ghosts or spirits here, the storyline creates a deep impact on the viewer that forces them to stay with these characters much after the 10 episodes are over.

18:31 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Supernatural: Amazon Prime Video

There is nothing like watching an atmospheric horror show. Supernatural is not one however, but is does have plenty of scares coupled with excellent characters (you could not ask for more developed characters than Winchester brothers) which makes it a solid TV show even if a sort of guilty pleasure.

18:09 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Kaale Dhande: ZEE5

Kaale Dhande is a Marathi comedy web show starring Mahesh Manjrekar, Sanskruti Balgude and Shubhankar Tawde. Surprising bold, this show is a new age comedy. The story revolves around Vicky, a young photographer and how his life changes because of various unforeseen situations. Desperate to put things in order, he gets entangled into further mess. Manjrekar plays a baddie and makes this show a total entertainer.

17:50 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Portrait of a Lady on Fire: MUBI India

The French historical drama, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, starring Noémie Merlant and Adèle Haenel competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. The film is set in the late 18th century and revolves around the forbidden affair between an aristocrat and a painter commissioned to paint her portrait.

17:32 (IST)11 Apr 2020
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Netflix

This show is based on the children book series of the same name and follows two young siblings as they try to protect themselves and their fortune from the devilish Count Olaf (played with a menacing glee by the inimitable Neil Patrick Harris). The series is the right mix of horror and comedy and you scarcely mind the improbability of the events unfolding before you, since it is incredibly entertaining.

17:09 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted: Disney+ Hotstar

Gordon Ramsay has done it all, as far as food television is concerned. Yet, he manages to draw in more and more viewers every time he embarks on a new food journey. Here, Gordon Ramsay travels to little known corners of the world to bring out the food that might be unknown to you and me.

16:52 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Mentalhood: AltBalaji

This latest Ekta Kapoor produced web series is about good parenting. However, that's not the only thing it has to offer. It's a show catering to mothers and actually ends up offering decent parenting advice. Read our review for more deets.

16:30 (IST)11 Apr 2020
The Vampire Diaries: Netflix

Starring Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder, The Vampire Diaries was just the thing that teens loved after getting that initial introduction with The Twilight Series. While you could say that the vampire genre is done and dusted, The Vampire Diaries brings back the memories from those old days when teens were obsessed with this genre.

16:09 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Do Not Disturb: MX Player

Do Not Disturb revolves around Maulik and Meera, a contemporary Gujarati couple living with Maulik's parents. The show brings to life the intimate conversations between the husband and wife, the difference in opinions and, the mark of a successful relationship, the compromises they make for their love.

15:52 (IST)11 Apr 2020
Horpal: Youtube

Horpal, written and directed by Aniket Kulthe, is a story based on the condition of migrant workers of Maharashtra, from the point of view of a school going boy, Gunaa. In less than 12 minutes, the film throws light on how children of migrant workers lose out on education because of their constant migration in search of work.

Disney+ Hotstar provides over 250 superhero and animated films apart from more than a hundred series that include Disney+ Originals, along with Hotstar Specials.

Currently, apart from The Mandalorian and The Lion King, Irrfan Khan starrer Angrezi Medium is topping the trends for Disney+ Hotstar.

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