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Streaming Guide: What to watch on March 30

Watch movies, TV shows and web series online: Here are the web series and movies you should watch on platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, SonyLIV, ALTBalaji, ZEE5 and Voot among more.

Written by Antara Chakraborthy | Chennai | Updated: March 30, 2020 4:01:57 pm
Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Since going to the movies is not an option right now due to coronavirus outbreak, people are forced to stay inside and explore modes of entertainment available at home like streaming services.

Studios in the US have decided to either delay their films or have sent them directly to streaming services. Some films were prematurely pushed out of theaters. These are also now available to stream. So there is no dearth of content available if you are bored with old stuff and want new content to watch.

But with such a huge amount of content available on streaming services, there might be a little problem of parsing through all of it to find out what is worth watching. Here is where we come in.

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Here are our recommendations on what to stream today.

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16:01 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Stranger: Netflix

A south korean thriller series revolving around an emotionless prosecutor, Hwang Shi-mok, and his vow to find a serial killer who is at large within two months. The eccentric protagonist teams up with a warm hearted police lieutenant as they uncover the serial murder case while fighting against corrupt bureaucracy. The tight plot and strong performance from the cast will leave you asking for more.

14:39 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Dark: Netflix

Dark is a German mystery drama series with a tinge of fantasy element to it. The story revolves around a small german town where two kids go missing and its troubled history. A gripping storyline that will leave you with many questions making it impossible to stop watching.

14:21 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Masterchef Australia: Hotstar

All you foodies who are missing outside food during the lockdown, dont worry! All the seasons of Masterchef Australia are available on Hotstar and it’ll keep you satiated till you can properly go out and indulge again.

14:00 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Marianne: Netflix

This French horror series revolves around the young novelist Emma who realizes that the characters she writes in her horror novels are also in the real world. The show, sadly, got cancelled after just one season, but there are enough spooky moments to make you jump.

13:41 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Kirumi: Zee5

Kirumi was tragically overlooked by many cinema-goers when it hit screens. Directed by debutant Anucharan, the film tells the tale of a police informer who is stuck in between two corrupt systems. Starring Pariyerum Perumal fame Kathir in the lead, the movie makes for a thrilling watch. Do not miss this.

13:21 (IST)30 Mar 2020
The Sinner: Netflix

The Sinner, starring Jessica Biel, anthology crime drama mystery television series. The series comes highly recommended as it delves into the past of a troubled woman (Jessica Biel) to determine why she stabbed a man to death. All three seasons are available to stream.

13:00 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Vampire Diaries: Amazon Prime Video

This supernatural drama is set in the fictional town of Mystic Falls, Virginia, a town charged with supernatural history since its settlement of migrants from New England in the late 18th century. It follows the life of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev), a teenage girl who has just lost both parents in a car accident, as she falls in love with a 162-year-old vampire named Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley).

12:27 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela: Sonly LIV

Helmed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela is a retelling of the story of Romeo and Juliet. From music, majestic dance sequences, colourful costumes, lavish sets, dramatic narrative and the sizzling chemistry between the lead pair, the film had all Bhansali quirks. Stream this one if you are in a mood to listen to some Bollywood-ish dialogue-baazi.

12:08 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Something in the Rain: Netflix

Another series from South Korea, Something in the Rain is a beautiful, light-hearted rom-com. The show focuses on an unconventional relationship between a 30-something woman and a man who is in his mid-20s. The lead actors’ chemistry in the show is so genuine that you cannot help but root for them. The show delves into their struggle with the age difference, breaking the taboo around it and subsequently, finding the courage to go public with it. There is also a fantastic sub-plot that highlights the various problems faced by women in the corporate world of South Korea. 

11:49 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Undone: Amazon Prime Video

This animated series is Amazon's first original animated series. The show, a mix of sci-fi and human drama, follows Alma, who discovers she has time-traveling abilities after a near-death experience. How she uses her new found talent to find the truth about her father’s death forms the plot.

11:27 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Witch At Court: Zee5

Witch At Court is a South Korean television series, starring Jung Ryeo-won and Yoon Hyun-min. The show revolves around a female prosecutor who does not hesitate to use personal attacks, fabricate evidence, and incite perjury in order to win her case.

11:08 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Aaranya Kaandam: Hotstar

Aaranya Kaandam shows the events of one single day in the lives of six characters. This action-thriller was the maiden directorial of Thiagarajan Kumararaja of Super Deluxe fame. The narration of the movie is not linear, and it tends to dip in and out of different stories. The combination of well-written characters and a brilliant screenplay results in a movie that keeps you hooked from start to end. And Jackie Shroff steals the show with his portrayal of the sleazy don, Singaperumal. The movie did not perform well at the box office upon its release, but achieved cult status over the years.

10:30 (IST)30 Mar 2020
Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal: Netflix

Starring Dulquer Salmaan and Ritu Verma in the lead roles, Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal makes for a breezy watch. The romantic thriller was a box office hit upon its release thanks to clever writing and performances. Click here to read the review.

Streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video among more have reduced their video quality in order to offer a smooth viewing experience during the self-isolation period.

Ken Florance, Vice-president, Content Delivery, Netflix, said in a statement, “Given the crisis, we’ve developed a way to reduce Netflix’s traffic on telecommunications networks by 25% while also maintaining the quality of our service. So consumers should continue to get the quality that comes with their plan - whether it’s Ultra-High, High or Standard Definition. We believe that this will provide significant relief to congested networks and will be deploying it in India for the next 30 days”.