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Year Ender 2021: These B’wood movies were huge success on OTTs this year

Ramin Bahrani directorial explore India’s class struggle told from the perspective of a middle-class person who becomes a chauffeur of a rich landlord.

New Delhi: The current year 2021 has been a set back for Bollywood in various ways. Multiplexes and Cinema halls across the states were shut since March due to the second wave of Corona, hence many films had to release on Over-the-top platforms. 

As masses had to spend most of the time locked in their homes due to various pandemic curbs and Covid-19 scare, every project released on the digital front was a huge comfort for the entertainment lovers.

The year despite the drawbacks of pandemic has been proved to be remarkable in terms of quality content. Many films, web-series released this year have remained in the heart and minds of the audience. 

Now that the year is about to end, we want to remind you of some such films which were able to make a huge impact during the difficult times. 

Here’s a list of five such Bollywood movies that we have selected as per their IMDb ratings: 

1. Sardar Udham

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Vicky Kaushal starrer is a biopic on freedom fighter Sardar Udham Singh, who assassinated Michael O’Dwyer in 1940. He assassinated the former Lieutenant Governor of Punjab in British India to avenge the brutal killings of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in 1919.

2. Sherni

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

The film deals with a sensitive topic that touches upon respect, mutual understanding, and co-existence, not just between man and animal. Vidya Balan plays a mid-level forest officer who despite obstacles and pressures, works with her team and local allies to preserve a balance in the environment.

3. Shershaah 

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Based on the life of Kargil hero Captain Vikram Batra has Sidharth Malhotra playing the lead role. The war hero was awarded the Param Vir Chakra posthumously and played a pivotal role in India’s win against Pakistan during the Kargil war of 1999.

4. The White Tiger

Platform: Netflix

Ramin Bahrani directorial explore India’s class struggle told from the perspective of Balram, a lower-middle-class person who becomes a chauffeur of a rich landlord and his wife.

5. Mimi

Platform: Netflix

In the movie, Kriti essayed the role of a young woman who turned a surrogate mother to make some money. Pankaj Tripathi encourages her in the movie for surrogacy and stands by her side when things turned out the way.  The movie is a remake of a Marathi film name Mala Aai Vhhaychy.