Best Movies/Web Series Released During Lockdown

The year 2020 has been a year like no other. This year has witnessed an international-wide lockdown to save humanity from the COVID pandemic. Industries across almost all the verticals got shut down & people are strictly confined to their homes.

With cinema halls being shut down, most of the prominent big film realizes got postponed & this list includes films like Sooryavanshi, Kabir Khan’s 83, and others. This was exactly the time where OTT platforms cashed in the opportunity by entertaining the audience with quality content. Now, let’s take a look at the list of top and web shows that have been released in the OTT platform across Indian languages.

Paatal Lok

This web series has garnered a lot of popularity & is well received by critics and audience. It can be said that Paatal Lok has taken the standards of Indian web shows to a different level. Paatal Lok has a typical storyline of being a social critique through the prism of mythological mayhem. This show is positively reviewed by critics & the characters namely Hathoda’ Tyagi and Hathiram Chaudhary in this series are have become household names.

Dil Bechara

This film is the last movie of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput & has broken several records upon its release on the OTT platform Disney + Hotstar. This film is a remake of the 2014 romantic drama ‘The fault in our stars’. This film was made accessible to all the audience without subscription in India and a selected few countries on Hotstar. This film is received well by both critics and audience who praised the brilliant acting of Sushant.

Gulabo Sitabo

This movie has a brilliant cast starring Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana. This movie has a wonderful screenplay which is backed by brilliant acting the lead cast. Both the lead characters in this film have polarised opinions that create crabby humor which is well received by critics and audience.


Sushmita Sen made a terrific comeback with this dysfunctional family thriller. Aarya follows the story of a single-mother-owning-drug-cartel motif. The plot involves a lot of twists that would surely amaze you & this story is based on a popular Dutch series.

Special Ops

Special Ops by Neeraj Pandey is streamed on Disney+ Hotstar prior to the announcement of lockdown. This series has a brilliant casting that includes versatile actors Kay Kay Menon, Karan Tacker, Vinay Pathak, Divya Dutta, Meher Vij, and others. This show is well received by the audience & the plot mainly revolves around the Himmat Singh played by Menon who has a strong belief that behind all the major terrorist attacks there’s only one single entity.

Four More Shots Please (Season 2)

This web series is streamed on Amazon Prime Video & has been well successful in entertaining the audience. The story in this series revolves around four protagonists & how they handle their professional troubles and messy love lives while sticking alongside each other. This show has a brilliant casting that includes Kirti Kulhari, Sayani Gupta, Bani J, and Maanvi Gagroo.


This is by far the first horror series in India that is based on the zombie genre. This series is backed by SRK’s Red Chillies Entertainment & the cast includes Vineet Kumar Singh, Aahana Kumra, Suchitra Pillai, and Jitendra Joshi among others. Betaal has several scenes that would surely scare you but the story tends to keeps sliding as it goes about assembling its pieces.


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