It’s the season of love again! But who said you had to plan an extravagant night out and a movie night when you could plan an intimate night at home? Light some candles, pour some wine and watch a good movie or watch a series with your partner by your side. If that sounds like the plan, we’re listing 5 movies and series you can add to your watchlist this weekend.
If you and your partner are fans of relationship dramas, then Gehraiyaan, which premiered today on Amazon Prime Video, should be your pick! The film, starring Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday and Dhairya Karwa, looks beneath the surface of complex, adult modern relationships, letting go and taking control of one’s life path. Directed by Shakun Batra, the film is already receiving rave reviews for its intricate script and splendid performances.
Devotion, a story of Love and Desire:
Italian romantic drama, Devotion is a story of love and desire. Directed by Stefano Cipani and Andrea Molaioli, the story revolves around the relationship of Carlo and Margherita, who face a complex situation in their marriage and between them. If “drama” is something you and your partner are passionate about, watch this series on Netflix starting February 14, 2022. The web series is adapted from a novel of the same name by Marco Missiroli.
I want you to come back
A fresh new rom-com is just what you need to watch on Valentine’s Day. I Want You Back is about Peter (Charlie Day) and Emma (Jenny Slate), who are complete strangers. But, when they meet, they realize that they were both dumped on the same weekend. Their commiseration turns into a mission when they see that their ex-partners have happily moved on to new romances. Terrified that, in their 30s, they’ve lost their chance at happily ever after and horrified that they’ll have to start over, Peter and Emma hatch a desperate plot to win back the love of their lives. I Want You Back is streaming now on Amazon Prime Video.
The Great Indian Murder
Co-written for the screen by a powerful duo – Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vijay Maurya, The Great Indian Murder is a mystery waiting to be solved as it invites the viewer to solve the murder case with its investigators. He masterfully explores several versions of the same murder. The Great Indian Murder is an adaptation of Vikas Swarup’s gripping novel Six Suspects, a story that masterfully blends mystery, murder and fate. If you are a murder mystery fan, this is a perfect watch to watch on Valentine’s Day that should be on your watch list as it presents a new perspective on the lives of powerful, corrupt and ambitious people in the screen. Stream The Great Indian Murder on Disney+ Hotstar.
Looop Lapeta is a comedy thriller film directed by Aakash Bhatia which is the official Indian adaptation of the German film Run Lola Run. The film features Taapsee Pannu and Tahir Raj Bhasin in the lead roles. True to the original in spirit and execution, the adaptation manages to create its own uniqueness. A refreshing attempt to go beyond the ordinary, Looop Lapeta should be on your watch list this Valentine’s Day. Stream Looop Lapeta on Netflix.
So what’s your pick for this Valentine’s Day?