Quarantine Time: 15 Awesome Movies Available On Prime, Netflix, And Hotstar You Can Stream

It is not every day that we see ourselves in this situation. With almost no visibility of what lies ahead, the best approach now would be to focus on the present. With commute-time and boss’ hovering eyes gone, our clocks tend to move more leisurely. For the students and the other sections, 24-hours is real long.

However, we have various streaming platforms around us, which is probably the safest option to spend bulk time on. A couple of good movies are available and they will surely keep you entertained. In this article, we list down 15 of them and hopefully, they would do the job.


Love Mocktail (Kannada)

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
Hinging on the commercial side of the court, Love Mocktail is the story of Aadi, as he tries to uncover “true” love in life. What happens when he does find it forms the crux of this entertaining plot.

Driving License (Malayalam)

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
A superstar and his traffic officer fan lock horns when the latter faces an embarrassment by his demigod. The plot thickens with the superstar’s attempt to pass the license test at the earliest.

Guilty (Hindi)

Streaming Platform: Netflix
A Netflix original, Guilty is driven by Kiara Advani’s terrific performance as she plays a songwriter whose boyfriend is accused of rape.

Gantumoote (Kannada)

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
Very few movies dealing with teenage romance have found success in KFI. Gantumoote is one rare attempt, wherein the realistic proceedings told in a woman’s perspective does evoke a strong reaction within the audience.

Dia (Kannada)

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
The truest exhibition of love and heartbreak in its saturated forms, Dia has to be at the top of your bucket list, if not yet watched. The performances are fresh, and with an absolutely unreal climax, apologize for the spoilers, you could even shed a tear or two.

Helen (Malayalam)

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
A survival drama, Helen gets locked in a freezer and has to bide almost for a night before the rescue comes in. This movie also has a beautiful dad-daughter story in the heart, which heightens the emotions.

Malgudi Days (Kannada)

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
A philosophical tale of a retired writer, Malgudi Days is the best option for a dose of nostalgia and terrific performances.

AK Ayyappanum Koshiyum (Malayalam)

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
Running at close to 180 minutes, this movie is sure to consume 1/8th of your day in a whiff. A gripping tale about an influential retired army officer’s tiff with a village policeman, the movie is an absolute treat for the fans of violent rustic drama.

Kannum Kannum Kolaiadithal (Tamil)

Streaming Platform: Netflix
Kerala heartthrob Dulquer Salman stars in this fun Tamil movie, which has plenty of unbelievable twists in the middle. Most of these twists will appeal to the modern tech-geeky generation while the climax leaves you overwhelmed and satisfied.

Oh My Kaduvule (Tamil)

Streaming Platform: Zee5
What happens when a guy gets a ‘real’ second-chance to have a crack at his crumbling love story? While Vijay Sethupathi plays the God here, Ashok Selvan excels in a well-carved role.

Ala Vaikuntapuramlo (Telugu)

Streaming Platform: Netflix/SunNxt
A star-vehicle, Allu Arjun’s Ala Vaikuntampuramlo is a must-watch if you are a fan of commercial entertainers. There is action, romance, comedy and all of it is packed with a decent story and captivating emotional sequences.

Mathu Vadalara (Telugu)

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
A team of talented newcomers has come together to conceive a gripping thriller, which has its share of intelligent twists and turns. Watch out for this movie if you are a fan of the thriller genre.

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (Hindi)

Streaming Platform: Hotstar
The story of a Maratha warrior, Tanhaji is a celebration of the Maratha tradition. While the performances of Ajay Devgan and Saif Ali Khan will trigger goosebumps, it is the action-choreography that earns brownie points for the movie.

Good Newwz (Hindi)

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
An almost adult-comedy that relies on four good actors, Good Newwz is a decent pick if you are looking for a twist to your regular comedies.

Contagion (English)

Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime

Released a few years ago, this movie is an absolute must-watch in the current pandemic scenario.