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Streaming Guide: Movies, TV shows and web series to watch on March 27

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 Kshitij Rawat , Sampada Sharma | New Delhi | Updated: March 30, 2020 8:34:57 am
streaming guide march 27 Here’s what you can watch on streaming platforms on March 27.

All movie and TV productions across the world have been put on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak. All the films that were meant to hit theaters in the coming weeks have been postponed. The whole country is in a three-week lockdown so it wouldn’t have mattered even if theaters were up and running.

The high virulence of the infection also means social distancing and staying at home unless it is absolutely necessary to go out — for instance in case of medical emergency or grocery shopping.

So what to do during self-isolation? You can always watch TV shows and movies. But there is still a problem — how to parse through them to find out what’s worth watching? Well, we can help.

Here are our recommendations on what to stream for March 27.

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16:16 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Bikram - Yogi, Guru, Predator: Netflix

Bikram Choudhury, better known as the man who introduced the fad called ‘Hot Yoga’ to the West, is the subject of Netflix’s documentary Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator and much like the name, you see these multiple versions of the man through the 86 minute documentary. Read More.

15:49 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Good Newwz: Amazon Prime Video

Starring Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani, Good Newwz is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The Indian Express' review of the film read, "Two couples with the same names, sperm samples, in-vitro fertilization, and a switcheroo which has far-reaching, haha, consequences: is this really a Bollywood film? Just going by the fairly novel premise, I have to hand it to Good Newwz: so refreshing to have something so out-of-the-box (another word for ‘risky’) come out of an industry whose default option is to play safe by churning out tired, jaded sequels of tired, jaded super-starry vehicles." Read More. 

15:28 (IST)27 Mar 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’," read The Indian Express' review of Marriage Story. Read More.

15:12 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Darbar: Amazon Prime Video

The Indian Express' review of the film read, "Darbar may be Superstar Rajinikanth’s first film with hit director A R Murugadoss, but it remains a Rajini film which bows at each step to the continuing myth of the one and only Thalaivar." Read More.

14:58 (IST)27 Mar 2020
The Body: Netflix

Starring Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi, The Body is streaming on Netflix. The Indian Express' review of the film read, "The Body, based on a 2012 Spanish film of the same name, starts with a missing body. We know from the beginning who is responsible. Or do we? As Hashmi’s two-timing husband acts all hurt and innocent, the cops, led by a bearded middle-aged sleuth (Kapoor), swing into action: was the body stolen? Is Maya really dead? Or is she, shudder, a ghost?" Read More.

14:45 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Jai Mummy Di: Netflix

Jai Mummy Di stars Sunny Singh, Sonnallli Seygall, Supriya Pathak, Poonam Dhillon and has been directed by Navjot Gulati. The film is streaming on Netflix. Read the review here.

14:19 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Sarileru Neekevvaru: Amazon Prime Video

Starring Mahesh Babu, Sarileru Neekevvaru is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Indianexpress.com's review of the film read, "Mahesh Babu has played the role of Major Ajay in his latest movie Sarileru Neekevvaru. Ajay may be a trained soldier, but he’s a quintessential fan of Telugu cinema at heart. He behaves like a typical Telugu hero, who is very particular about his looks and his judgements are driven by hyper-masculinity. Also, he is all over the place. On odd days, he seems to head a bomb disposal squad, and on even days, he leads a squad of foot soldiers into a rescue operation. Well, accuracy seems to be the first casualty of the act of glamorization." Read More. 

14:04 (IST)27 Mar 2020
The Outsider: HBO

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. The show is streaming on Hotstar. Read More

13:44 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Guilty: Netflix

Starring Kiara Advani, Akansha Ranjan Kapoor, Guilty is directed by Ruchi Narain. The Indian Express' Ektaa Malik wrote in her review, "The problem with Guilty is not the subject matter or the premise. Rather a mainstream film on the given matter, in a post #metoo world would have helped take the conversation forward. But it’s the other infractions and the rather insipid treatment that lets you down. We get that the writers wished to reflect that strong, independent, expressive women shouldn’t be slut-shamed and that a no is a no but the way they bumble their way through it leaves much to be desired. Not once do we feel any empathy for any of the characters. Kiara Advani is reduced to the ‘tortured-artistic-creative’ types, and Tanu Sharma, in her ill-fitting clothes is a poor caricature of the small- town-girl with big dreams." Read More.

13:21 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Tanhaji: Hotstar

Tanhaji was the first big success of 2020. The film stars Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan and Kajol in pivotal roles. Shubhra Gupta's review of the film read, "There’s a lot of thunderous speechifying combined with thundering hooves, as befits an epic which toplines a historical figure who was chiefly a warrior. The opening credits tell us that eminent historians were consultants for this resurrection of the hitherto ‘unsung’ Tanhaji, to give him his rightful place in the pantheon of Maratha braves." Read More.

12:36 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Pattas: Amazon Prime Video

Starring Dhanush, Pattas is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Indianexpress.com's review of the film read, "Pattas is a star vehicle tailor-made for Dhanush. It gets utterly generic, though the laughs (in the first half) are great. You get action sequences, which Dhanush aces. He doesn’t look out-of-place even in a single scene." Read more. 

12:20 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Street Dancer 3D: Amazon Prime Video

Street Dancer 3D stars Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles. The Indian Express' Shubhra Gupta wrote in her review, "The film is based in London, so the two chief competing gangs have to be, naturally, Indian and Pakistani: the first is headed by hot-headed Sahaj (Dhawan), the other by pretty Inayat (Kapoor). Perhaps recognizing that neither is exactly fleet-footed, she much less than he, a sub-plot involving illegal immigration is shoe-horned into the film. But it ends up sticking out clumsily, added only to add teary melodrama about ‘apna watan’, and the longing to return home." Read More.

12:04 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Narcos Mexico: Netflix

The second season of the much loved series premiered recently. Indianexpress.com's Kshitij Rawat wrote in his review of the second season, "Starring Michael Peña and Diego Luna, Narcos: Mexico's first season was a compulsive watch due to good writing, and acting by the two leads. The second season falls way short of what the inaugural season accomplished." Read More.

11:42 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Kota Factory: TVFPlay and YouTube

Termed as one of the best Indian web shows, Kota Factory is set in the student city of Kota. Here, we follow 16-year-old Vaibhav, who is preparing for his IIT exams. Unlike many shows where young adults find the path to success restricting, this show celebrates student life in all its educational glory. Jitendra Kumar’s character Jeetu Bhaiya was adored by viewers. Kota Factory is available to watch on TVF Play and YouTube. Read More.

11:19 (IST)27 Mar 2020
The Banker: Apple TV+

The strangely titled The Banker is Apple TV+’s latest offering. Why do I believe the title is strange? For one, it is not accurate. The lead character played by Anthony Mackie is technically not a banker in the movie. Also, the title makes The Banker appear pretty boring, and this is a film which covers an absolutely fascinating real story and does it in an entertaining fashion. Read More.

11:04 (IST)27 Mar 2020
See: Apple TV+

Starring Jason Momoa, See is a story set in the distant future where humans live like tribals and the power of sight is only a myth. Things change when Momoa’s Baba Voss is blessed with twins who can see. The premise sounds promising, and if the first few episodes are anything to go by, the show is weirdly fascinating. I say weird because a few customs of this world will make you laugh out loud, even when they don’t intend to. However, the strong storytelling in the first few episodes saves the day. Read More.

10:50 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Making the Cut: Amazon Prime Video

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn are back together after Project Runway as they mentor designers on Amazon Prime Video's Making the Cut. The series starts streaming on March 27 on Amazon Prime Video.

10:37 (IST)27 Mar 2020
Parasite: Amazon Prime Video

Parasite created history at the Academy Awards 2020 as it became the first international film to win the Best Film prize. The Indian Express' Shalini Langer wrote in her review of Parasite, "Korean director Bong Joon Ho’s latest film is a subtle and subversive depiction of class. The setting is Korean, and Ho brings out that country’s obsession with America, English, North Korea and aspirations succinctly. But in depicting the many layers that divide, and blind, the rich from the poor, the poor from the rich, men from women, and husbands from wives, Parasite is universal. And very, very unsettling." Read More.

16:44 (IST)26 Mar 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.

16:16 (IST)26 Mar 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.

The world leader in streaming, Netflix, has announced a 25 per cent reduction in bandwidth. The company, however, maintains there will not be any reduction in the quality of the service.

Ken Florance, Vice-president, Content Delivery, 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”.