Netflix is an online movie streaming platform which has now become ‘The Thing’ for millenials. The way films were made in the 80s and 90s has a contrast to the approach of today’s filmmakers which is in line with the expectations of today’s viewers. The platforms like Netflix and YouTube has created a sense of freedom where a filmmaker is not bided by any kind of norms.
On the other hand, Netflix has created its own audience through original series and shows to take Cinema to its next level. The platform streams movies of different Indian languages including regional languages like Kannada, Tamil, Marathi, and etc. There were 9 Kannada movies streaming on Netflix and now you have two more films added to the list; Nathicharami and Ayana.
A description put on Netflix goes like this – “Reeling from the loss of her husband, a widow struggles to fulfil her physical and emotional desires despite social taboos around female secuality.”
Nathicharami is a Kannada film directed by Mansore, starring Shruthi Hariharan, Sanchari Vijay, and Sharanya. It had its release on Dec 28, 2018 with appreciating reviews from critics but unfortunately, didn’t take off at the box-office (Thanks to Stereotypical audience). The movie carries a sensitive subject which revolves around a Widow and her physical desires. Backed by ‘to-the-point’ performances by the actors, Nathicharami can be a good watch on Netflix.
Ayana had its theatrical release on the 8th of September, 2017. It is about a young entrepreneur and his ambitions, directed by Gangadhar Salimath. People living in cities like Bengaluru can really connect to the story of Aditya who is a software professional in the movie. Ayana had got positive reviews from a certain class of audience however the movie didn’t take off office at the box-office. Never matter, you can watch it now on Netflix.
Cinema is a pure perception. What you like may not look cool to others. Also, Box-office collection and popularity are not the real metrics to judge a movie. That’s why Netflix. So, do watch these two Kannada movies on Netflix, if you haven’t.
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