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Streaming Guide: Movies, web series and TV shows to watch on April 6

Bollywood movie Angrezi Medium, starring Irrfan Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Radhika Madan and Deepak Dobriyal, is streaming on Disney+ Hotstar.

Written by Kshitij Rawat | New Delhi | Updated: April 6, 2020 2:52:53 pm
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Since India is under lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, people have been watching shows and movies on their favourite streaming platforms to pass time.

With the launch of Disney+ as a section on Hotstar, the market just got even more competitive.

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Here are the movies, web series and TV shows you should watch on platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, SonyLIV, ALTBalaji, ZEE5 and Voot.

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14:52 (IST)06 Apr 2020
Train to Busan: Netflix

Your definitive zombie movie. In this South Korean film, zombies do not hobble, they run like Usain Bolt and possess the stamina of a racehorse. Cramped confines of a train do wonders and well-drawn characters are pretty relatable. The pacing is just right. Bottom line is, if you love zombie movies, you cannot really go wrong with this one.

 
 
 
 
13:56 (IST)06 Apr 2020
Angrezi Medium stars had a watch party to celebrate the film's digital debut

Irrfan Khan, Radhika Madan, Kiku Sharda, Pankaj Tripathi, Deepak Dobriyal, Ranvir Shorey as well as Dinesh Vijan (producer) and Homi Adajania (director) had a watch party to celebrate the film's debut on Disney+ Hotstar. The film was pulled from the theatres in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.

13:21 (IST)06 Apr 2020
Modern Love: Amazon Prime Video

Modern Love is a romantic anthology TV series that dramatises the real-life love stories from the New York Times' column of the same name. For those not familiar with the column, it has essays and stories submitted by readers. The column offers honest explorations of love, relationships and related topics. Modern Love explores love in all its forms, including experiencing it, feeling it, needing it, betrayal, heartbreak, and so on.

12:52 (IST)06 Apr 2020
Gerald's Game: Netflix

This Mike Flanagan film, which is a Stephen King adaptation, is not horror in the sense that there are ghosts. Well, there might or might not be ghosts, but it is not scary because of them. It is scary because it is one of the darkest films you will ever see. Gerald’s Game explores topics like misogyny and child abuse in gory detail and it is advised to watch the film only if you can handle them.

 
 
 
 
 
12:29 (IST)06 Apr 2020
The Death of Stalin: Amazon Prime Video

Armando lannucci's The Death of Stalin is a deliciously entertaining satirical period comedy. It is a take on the events that transpired immediately after the death of the ruthless dictator of Soviet Union Joseph Stalin. 

 
 
 
12:02 (IST)06 Apr 2020
The Theory of Everything: Amazon Prime Video

One would not have called Stephen Hawking a lover boy, considering his brain scarcely had space for much emotion. But he, too, was bitten by the bug. The Theory of Everything is based on the book Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen by Jane Hawking and is a love-story in the classical sense of the word, complete with kisses, tragedy, and a, mostly, happy ending. Eddie Redmayne gives a storming central performance and, as it turns out, an Oscar-winning one.

 
 
 
11:39 (IST)06 Apr 2020
Stardust: Netflix

Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel, Stardust is directed by Matthew Vaughn. It stars two actors who later played comic-book superheroes - Charlie Cox (Daredevil) and Henry Cavill (Superman).

11:13 (IST)06 Apr 2020
Elementary: Amazon Prime Video

A highly underrated show, Elementary is another take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's ace detective Sherlock Holmes. Only, Sherlock works in New York City and he assists the New York Police Department instead of Scotland Yard. Oh, and did I mention, the Watson is female? Elementary is worth checking out for Sherock Holmes fans and even those who like the BBC series Sherlock starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.

10:45 (IST)06 Apr 2020
The Mist: Netflix

While nowhere near as good as the Frank Darabont film, The Mist is nonetheless is very nice show that adapts the famous Stephen King novella of the same name. The series received mixed reviews but that is probably because reviewers compared to Darabont's film which, I think, is not fair. It is far from perfect, The Mist is still a well-made, entertaining show about a bunch of people locked inside a supermarket as a mysterious mist full with otherwordly monsters swirls outside. 

10:24 (IST)06 Apr 2020
Warrior: Disney+ Hotstar

Warrior is a Cinemax TV series based on an original concept by late legendary martial artist and actor Bruce Lee. It is created by Jonathan Tropper and Justin Lin (The Fast and the Furious movies) and stars Andrew Koji in the lead as a Chinese martial arts expert of partial European ancestry. A period drama, it is set in in the late 19th century during the Tong wars. The Tong Wars were a series of conflicts in the 1880s between rival Chinese Tong factions centered in the Chinatowns of various American cities especially San Francisco.

10:03 (IST)06 Apr 2020
CB Strike: Disney+ Hotstar

Based on Robert Galbraith's crime books, this series follows Afghan War vet and private investigator Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin as they solve mysteries. In case you are not aware, Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym of JK Rowling. 

09:26 (IST)06 Apr 2020
The Dark Knight: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ Hotstar

The Dark Knight is widely considered to be the best superhero movie ever made, though it has little common with the superhero movies being made today. Its ‘superhero’ was just a costumed and well-muscled rich guy – a man without any superhuman abilities.

09:08 (IST)06 Apr 2020
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw: Disney+ Hotstar

Starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in the titular roles of Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw, the Fast and Furious spin-off movie featured Idris Elba as villain Brixton Lore.

08:35 (IST)06 Apr 2020
Aladdin: Disney+ Hotstar

Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin was the live-action remake of the 1992 Disney animated classic of the same name. It starred Will Smith, Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott as Genie, Aladdin and Jasmine, respectively. Ritchie co-wrote the screenplay with John August. 

08:16 (IST)06 Apr 2020
The Lion King: Disney+ Hotstar

The Lion King was a remake of the 1994 animated classic. The story was pretty much the same. Only the visuals were recreated in high definition photorealism unlike the 2D style of the original. James Earl Jones reprised his original role as Mufasa. While Donald Glover voiced Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor lend his voice to the villainous Scar. Seth Rogen, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner, John Kani, John Oliver and Beyoncé also voiced different characters.

00:43 (IST)06 Apr 2020
Angrezi Medium is streaming on Disney+ Hotstar
16:32 (IST)05 Apr 2020
Marriage Story: Netflix

'Nicole (Johansson) and Charlie (Driver) are a great couple, great artistes, great friends, and great parents. Baumbach opens with the two reading out what got them attracted to one another in the first place, and both Nicole and Charlie’s accounts drip with warmth and genuine affection. Suddenly though we cut to the two of them with a marriage counsellor, where a distressed Nicole refuses to read what she has written. It is the first sign that this won’t be the elegant, neat divorce that Gwyneth Paltrow ambitiously termed ‘conscious uncoupling’.'

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16:17 (IST)05 Apr 2020
The Outsider: Hotstar

HBO’s The Outsider has proven to be as good as, if not better, than the best-selling Stephen King novel it takes its source material from. That is not something you can say so often with the Master of Horror. 

15:57 (IST)05 Apr 2020
The Big Sick: Amazon Prime Video

A low budget film that tells the story of screenwriter Emily V. Gordon and her husband and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, who have also written the story together. This is a no-holds-barred story that does not gloss over anything a relationship is - messy, sometimes infuriating and perplexing, but beautiful nonetheless.

15:38 (IST)05 Apr 2020
War of the Worlds: Amazon Prime Video

Steven Spielberg's adaptation of HG Wells' novel of the same name, War of the Worlds sees an invasion by the Martians. Tom Cruise stars as a longshoreman who witnesses the invasion directly. Scores of people are disintegrated by the Martian war machines called Tripods that emerge from beneath the earth. War of the Worlds is a non-stop thriller that never lets up.

Disney+ Hotstar now also hosts classic Disney animated movies, Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, Star Wars movies, Pixar movies and Pirates of the Caribbean movies among more.