The coronavirus-induced lockdown has sucked the joy out of our lives. All cinema halls, malls, restaurants and whatnot are shut. A huge number of people have shifted to OTT platforms to watch quality movies and pass their time. We know that these streaming platforms have oceans of movies and show to offer to their subscribers. Amidst this, several deserving films and series with a great storyline and talented actors get lost and are not found by many. Below is the list of best underrated Hindi movies streaming on OTT that could have been hit.
Best Underrated Hindi Movies To Watch on OTT Platforms
- Masaan- The film has a backdrop from Varanasi. It revolves around two stories that ultimately intersect. The first story is about Devi Pathak (Richa Chadda). She gets caught having premarital sex by a corrupt police officer in a hotel. On the other hand, there is a tale of a young boy, Deepak Kumar (Vicky Kaushal). He burns funeral pyres as this is his family occupation. This movie streams on Netflix.
- Omerta- This biographical film is based on the life story of British-Pakistani terrorist, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh (Rajkummar Rao). Omar kidnapped foreigners in India in 1994. This movie that streams on ZEE 5 showcases the plot of the events which include Sheikh’s imprisonment in India and his release.
- My Brother… Nikhil- This film stars Sanjay Suri, Juhi Chawla and Purab Kohli in lead roles. Nikhil is settled in Goa but his world soon comes crashing down when he is diagnosed with HIV. The movie streams on Disney+ Hotstar.
- Peepli Live- The movie is about two poor farmer brothers, Natha and Budhiya, in the village of Peepli. They have endless struggles in life as they try to find a way to protect their land. They might lose their land because of an unpaid loan. The movie streams on Netflix.
- Shaurya- The movie is about an Indian Army lawyer, Major Siddhant Chaudhary (Rahul Bose). He takes up a case to defend Captain Javed Khan (Deepak Dobriyal) who is charged with killing a senior officer while on duty in J&K. This investigatory film is streaming on Zee 5.