Indian movies: Although of Indian descent, the movies listed below on Netflix, Disney + Hotstar, and YouTube are made in English. We’ve picked a few that you should definitely check out. Check them out below.
1. Leo – Netflix
Lion is a beautiful film with captivating performances and a soulful storyline. The majestic shots of Mount Wellington, the winding coastline along Cape Hauy, the isthmus of Bruny Island and the historic Marion Bay are bound to leave you in awe. So if you’re feeling down, hit play and watch this triumph story unfold as it reminds us never to give up.
2. Namesake – Disney + Hotstar
Ashima and Ashoke, an immigrant Bangladeshi couple in the United States, try to adjust to life in America, while Gogol, their son, tries to find his identity and choose between the two worlds. The roles of Ashima and Ashoke are played by Tabu and Irrfan Khan respectively, the two powerful actors who give the film more character.
3. Margarita with a straw – Netflix
Kalki Koechlin plays the lead role of a girl who suffers from cerebral palsy in Margarita With A Straw. The film shows how she simultaneously becomes aware of her sexual orientation and her mother’s disapproval of it. It also has some twists and turns along the way, but a surprisingly quiet ending.
4. Monsoon Wedding – YouTube
The 2001 movie, Monsoon wedding, is a BAFTA-winning romantic drama that shouldn’t be skipped. The film is about a father, Lalit Verma, who tries to marry off his daughter Aditi in a traditional way. Aditi has doubts, while her niece Ayesha Verma, 17, is just starting to realize she’s attracted to boys, and her other niece, Ria, has a shocking revelation ready. This beautifully balanced film is strongly supported by a cast that includes Naseeruddin Shah, Vijay Raaz, Shefali Shah and Lillete Dubey.
5. Hyderabad Blues – YouTube
Hyderabad Blues is a 1998 film directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, which was also sequeled in 2004. This film is again about the diversity of cultures and lives in India and America. Only in this case does a young man find it difficult to get used to Indian life after spending a few years in the United States.
6. Mr. and Mrs. Iyer – YouTube
A young Rahul Bose and Konkana Sen Sharma star Mr. and Mrs. Iyer. The 2002 romantic drama is set against the backdrop of communal riots in India. In the foreground is a Tamil Brahmin woman (Konkana), who saves the life of a Muslim man (Rahul) by posing as a married couple. As their story progresses, they get closer and eventually fall in love.
7. Rockford – Disney + Hotstar
First of all, this English-language Indian movie is available for free on Disney + Hotstar, so you should stream it right away. Released in 1999, Rockford is the story of 13-year-old Rajesh, who is sent to Rockford School, a Catholic boarding school. He is nervous at first, but eventually makes friends and becomes romantically involved with a girl from a nearby school. The drama comedy has a strong 7.3 IMDb rating to show for its excellence.
7 English language Indian movies on Netflix, Disney + Hotstar and YouTube you should watch
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Release date: 2016
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Release date: April 17, 2015