Top Indian sports movies of the decade (part 3)

Kanaa (directed by Arunraja Kamaraj)

More than just a sports film, Kanaa also shines the importance of farming adn the spotlight on the life of a farmer. This is what really makes it to become overindulgent and get into sermonizing mode. It tells the story of a farmer’s daughter dreaming of winning the Cricket World Cup. With the support of her father, she has to come over a lot of challenges to pursue her dream.

Dangal (directed by Nitesh Tiwari)

Dangal follows Mahavir Singh Phogat, who continues to break social stigmas in order to train his girls, the Phogat sisters, for the Commonwealth Games. Using the backdrop of sports and the politics attached to it, the film discusses important social issues. This film inspires with its sheer power of performance and will make you feel patriotic by the end of it.

Jersey (directed by Goutham Tinnannuri)

Jersey tells the story of Arjun who is a 36-year-old, ex-Ranji best batsman with career failing to take off. Undeterred by his failure, Arjun becomes optimistic and starts to make it to the Indian cricket team irrespective of his age. The movie is a beautifully told tale showing Arjun delivering the best performance of his career with ease. If he is good as the cocky batsman who knows he is a cricket talent, he is doubly good as the man who has beaten continuously by life but never gives up. Cricket is shot in a special way in the movie as are the relationships between father and son, which makes Jersey a must-watch movie.

Mukkabbaaz (directed by Anurag Kashyap)

Mukkabbaaz sets out on the journey of an underdog who fights against the corrupt system and societal pressure for his boxing passion and dreams. The film tells the story of a boxer falling in love with a Brahmin girl. Things change when he lands a punch to Bhagwan Das – the head of the boxing federation and politician-gangster.

The Ten Best Streaming Sites Where You Can Watch Bollywood Movies for Free (part 2)

4. YouTube

YouTube has a wide range of channels where you can watch Hindi movies for free. However, many of them stream content illegally, so check the copyright status of the content before accessing. Legalized channels on YouTube are:

Shemaroo Movies: This legal YouTube channel allows you to stream copyrighted movies for free. It provides many classics as well as modern titles for you to choose from.

Rajshiri: This is the official channel of the famous Bollywood production company, which has a huge collection of its older Hindi movies, many of which are really worth watching.

5. Bigflix

Bigflix doesn’t offer Hindi movies for completely free, but it provides users a 30-day free trial that you can use to stream movies from its wide collection.

Bigflix features thousands of Hindi movies to choose from and eight other Indian languages, including Bengali, Tamil, Marathi, and others. TV shows are also available for streaming from this site with the content supported on multiple platforms.

6. SonyLiv

SonyLiv offers a huge collection of free and premium content, including Hindi movies and shows from Indian TV channels. SonyLiv’s interface is simple with the premium content clearly labeled.

You don’t need to sign up to watch the free content but you will have to watch some ads. The subscription plans of SonyLiv are some of the cheapest that we have found.

Currently, SonyLiv is only available in India, so you will need a VPN with servers in the country.

7. Hungama Movies

Hungama Movies is an excellent site for both old and new movies in Hindi. The site offers fast streaming and good video quality. In addition, there is a collection of more than 3.5 million songs.

Hungama Movies provides a wide variety of content, many of which you can stream for free. Moreover, you can earn Hungama coins to pay for your subscription, for activities like signing up for an account, listening to a song, spending time on the platform, and more.

It also gives users a 30-day free trial.

The Ten Best Streaming Sites Where You Can Watch Bollywood Movies For Free (part 1)

If you are a fan of Bollywood movies, you have come the right place. Here are ten of the best free, legal sites for streaming the Hindi movies you crave.

1. Zee5

Zee5 offers a large collection of Bollywood movies across all genres. You just need to browse the catalog for thumbnails without the “Premium” badge in order to find the free movies that you want to watch.

Zee5’s collection consists of both old and new films, including some in regional languages. It also features TV shows and news with decent speed and video quality. Moreover, this site requires no sign-up and is available globally.

2. Voot

With a wide selection ranging from the classics to new releases, Voot is considered to be one of the best free streaming sites for Hindi movies . Besides Hindi films, Voot also provides Kannad, Bengali, Telugu, and English offerings.

With a handy title search, this site is very easy to use and also provides news, TV shows, short films, and selections for kids.

Moreover, it supports multiple devices and has good apps for iOS and Android with high video quality across all platforms and applications. You also can enjoy reliable streaming speeds.

However, Voot is blocked outside of India, so if you want to access the service, you have to connect to an Indian server with your VPN.

3. Hotstar

Hotstar has a more extensive collection of free Bollywood movies than nay other sites. It doesn’t require you to sign up, so you don’t have to provide any personal information.

Look through the easy-to-navigate categories for thumbnails without the “Premium” badge if you want to find the free titles. Hotstar’s wide selection consists of romance, drama, comedy, and recently released TV shows and Hindi movies. For those who are sports fans, it also features live sports with smooth stream and great videos.

You can buy a Hotstar Premium subscription to avoid ads if you want.

Top Indian sports movies of the decade (part 2)

1983 (2014, Malayalam, directed by Abrid Shine)

The highly celebrated Abrid Shine movie is a family drama about cricket. It reproduces the glorious year when India achieved cricketing glory by following Rameshan (played by Nivin Pauly) along with his memories from 1983 when India’s national cricket team won its first World Cup under Kapil Dev. The movie of Abrid Shineopened to a roaring success as reverberating with cricket as the central theme and the director lets a simple charm exude from his debut production.

Mary Kom (2014, Hindi, directed by Omung Kumar)

As Priyanka Chopra donned the gloves to play the role of six-time World Champion and 2012 London Summer Olympic Games bronze medalist, Mary Kom, the response was overwhelming. The movie follows Mangte Chungeijang with her inspiring journey, struggling through the pressure of belonging to the marginalized Manipur state. Her struggles are wonderfully portrayed by Chopra and earned her a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Thanks to her powerful and emotionally poignant story, Mary Kom wins the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016, Hindi, directed by Neeraj Pandey)

M. S. Dhoni is arguably considered as the coolest captain that the Indian cricket team could have been gifted with. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story follows his magnetically powerful story. Through a series of obstacles that befell the highly successful Indian cricket captain’s way, both in his personal life and in his cricketing career, the film makes for a true tale of grit and passion that inspires us with every watch. Sushant Singh Rajput does an excellent job in portraying the role of the Ranchi lad nursing the dilemma of being a Train Ticket Examiner for his dad’s sake or chasing the dreams of letting his talent unfurl. The gripping and emotional movie instills in us the desire to dream and to chase them too.

Four South Indian Movies You Can’t Miss on Amazon Prime Video and Zee5

July 2020 is set for more on Amazon Prime Video as one can enjoy  Law (releasing on 17th July) and French Biriyani (24th July). We have got a list of four South Indian movies that will sort out your weekend binge plans.


Released on 17th July, Law is Amazon Prime Video’s first-ever Kannada direct-to-service film. Produced by Ashwini Puneeth Rajkumar, M Govinda and directed by Raghu Samarth, this movie is a criminal suspense drama following the life of Nandhini, a law student who seeks justice against a gruesome crime. The legal drama is led by Ragini Prajwal, who made her debut as a lead actress along with Mukhyamantri Chandru Achyuth Kumar and Sudharani. Don’t miss out this gripping story.

French Biriyani

Amazon Prime Video has recently dropped the trailer of the comedy French Biriyani, slated to release on 24th July. This is the second Kannada drama by the streaming service. The comedy-drama follows the life of an auto-rickshaw driver played by Danish Sait and a sales representative of a pharmaceutical company played by Sal Yusuf. Directed by Pannaga Bharana and produced by Guruduth A Talwar and Ashwini Puneeth Rajkumar, French Biriyani is sure to tickle your funny bones.

Lock Up

Touted to be a crime thriller, Vani Bhojan, Venkat Prabhu, and Vaibhav’s Lock Up will premiere on Zee5 in August. Written and directed by Murali Karthick, the drama shows a murder mystery where Vaibhav and Venkat Prabhu will be seen essaying the roles of cops. While Vaibhav’s character will portray the sincere cop, Venkat will hav a grey shade and Vani Bhojan will be seen playing Vaibhav’s love interest in the film. Lock Up is set to be released on 14th August.


Another film to be added on this list is the Varalaxmi Sarathkumar-starrer Danny. Directed by LC Santhanamoorthy, Danny tells the story of Varalaxmi’s character Kundhavai, who will be seen as a gritty cop investigating a murder. The film is set to release on Zee5 on 1st August.

Four Indian Movies That Showed Police Brutality

Custodial death is a very serious matter as people seek police’s help for their ‘safety’. But after this incident, people are raising questions about the same. When we talk about cinema and societal issues shown in it, police brutality is one of them. Though there are many such movies, let’s have a look at 4 such Indian movies that showed police brutality.


Abhijit Panse’s Marathi film, Rege starring Mahesh Manjrekar, Pushkar Shrotri, Santosh Juvekar and Aroh Welankar in the lead role, shows a cop kill someone in an encounter, just for the sake of completing his count of 100 encounters. The movie shows Mahesh Manjrekar shooting Aroh Welankar for a crime that he has not committed. The film also deals with the theme of kids getting involved in criminal activities.


AR Murugadoss’ directorial venture Darbar starring Rajinikanth in the lead is a recent example of police brutality, in which the hero performs all kinds of gymnastics with the law, killing many people in encounters and appointing himself as the sole provider of justice. The movie perfectly shows how a police officer can take law in his hands to get things done.


Visaranai directed by Vetri Maaran and starring Dinesh and Anandhi, Samuthirakani, Aadukalam Murugadoss, Kishore, Pradheesh Raj and Silambarasan Rathnasamy in the lead roles, showcased police brutality. The film deals with the lives of two men before and after thrown into a Kafkaesque area, in which they are tortured for confession. The film has won many awards including 3 National awards.


Bardaasht is yet another example of police brutality. The movie shows three cops played Rahul Dev, Vishwajeet Pradhan, and Ganesh Yadav kill Bobby Deol’s brother, played by Riteish Deshmukh, in police custody for talking to his girlfriend in a car. Well, the film was indeed a landmark movie of that year as the protagonist uses his smartness to show the real face of those cops to the police department.

Top Indian sports movies of the decade (part 1)

Sports movies inevitably find a way to inspire and motivate us and connect people through the common thread of the love for sports. There are so many spectacular movies, here is a list of the top Indian movies that have made a great mark for themselves and helped to give a more holistic view of the sporting ecosystem of the country.

Egaro: The Immortal Eleven (Directed by Arun Roy)

Director Arun Roy embarks on an amazing journey to revisit the historic 29th July, 1911 IFA Shield win by barefooted Mohun Bagan players over the East Yorkshire Regiment. For a debut venture, Roy deserves to be lauded for the gutsy choice of showcasing the spirit of the freedom struggle of the country through the emotional football match. The massive win, a first by any native team, resulted in a turnaround in the scheme of things and also helped boost the struggle for Independence.

Paan Singh Tomar (Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia)

Paan Singh Tomar saw Irrfan Khan playing the role of the Army man who won the steeplechase event 7 times in a row at the Indian National Games. Tomar, gifted in athletics but tormented by circumstances, resorts to being a dacoit and murdering some people for the sake of revenge. Opening to critical acclaim, Tigmanshu Dhulia’s movie was a sleeper hit that also had Nawauddin Siddiqui playing a main role as a police informer.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra)

A dramatic plot, power-packed performances, and perfect lightning pace – all of these stitch together in the biographical movie on Milkha Singh. Opening to an uproarious response, the Farhan Akhtar-spearheaded movie showcases the journey of Milkha Singh from being a normal army recruit to being the ‘Flying Sikh’ at the Olympics. Although the initial part of the film is set in the backdrop of the Indian Partition, it soon takes off to follow Singh as he becomes a legend of Indian athletics.

Top 5 Indian Movies for Kids

Cinema has a huge impact on both adults and kids. Our children will not just entertained in those 2 hours of a movie but also be inspired by the movie and they may even try to have new move in their life. Here is the list of top 5 Indian movies for children that has a big social impact on every child’s mind.

1. Taare Zameen Par

Taare Zameen Par is a great movie, an inspiring slot. It can be viewed by everyone, regardless of the age.

Taare Zameen Par beautifully captures the life of the young boy Ishaan, a great struggler in his life. The movie provides a meaningful lesson to everyone that every child is different and has different needs in this world.

2. Udaan

Udaan portrays a story of youth from Indian middle class families, who desire to be free and passionately follow their dreams. The movie was selected in the 2010 Film festival to compete in the UN Regard. It was also the first Indian movie to be selected in Cannes.

3. The Blue Umbrella

Based on an Indian novel by Ruskin Bond and directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, The Blue Umbrella is a great movie to watch. It teachs a kid that even a villain doesn’t deserve cruelty or judgement.

4. Anjali

Directed by Mani Ratnam, Anjali tells a beautiful story of a mentally disabled ill girl, who has been kept away from her mother. She is on a verge of dying and the movie depicts hard how her family cope up in this unwanted trauma.

5. I Am Kalam

I Am Kalam is a must watch film, not only for children but also for everyone. This is a peculiar, but an inspiring movie indeed. It tells a heartwarming story of a Rajasthani boy looking up to President Kalam and finding the courage to follow his dreams passionately.

The Best Indian Movies of 1990s

Although it’s not easy to choose the best movies of any country, there are always movies standing out from the rest. India is not an exception. This is our list of the best Indian movies of 1990s.

1. Sholay (1975)

Category: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Sholay is the greatest epic story that has ever been told. It is also the movie with the greatest Indian stars, including Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, and Amjad Khan.

It tells the story of of an ex-police officer and two thieves.  The family of the ex-police officer Thakur Baldev Singh was murdered in the village of Ramgarh by Gabbar Singh. Thakur wants to kill Gabbar in revenge.

He askes for help from two thieves named Jai and Veeru.  Firstly, they hesitated to help. Finally, they start to plot their revenge when they know exactly who Gabbar is and what his crimes are.

2. Mother India (1957)

Category: Drama, Musical, Family

Mother India is a movie tributing to Indian women.  It is set after Indian Independence.

It follows a mother who struggles to earn a living for her and her two sons. The movie helps viewers to understand about women’s standing in Indian society at that time by depicting the situation of women struggling for equality in a male orientated society.

Mother India was the first Indian movie to get a nomination for the Best Foreign Film at the Oscars.

3. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Category: Comedy, Drama, Musical

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is one of India’s best love story movies of all time. It depicts a very personal story for every Indian. In a country with 90% of all marriages being arranged, this story is all Indians’ dream of finding true love.

It follows two people who fall in love with each other.  They meet each other on a European trip but when they return to India, their parents don’t allow them to get married. What happens later is a battle of love over tradition.

4. Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

Category: Drama, Romance, War

The setting of Mughal-E-Azam takes place in the 16th century.  It tells the love story between Prince Saleem, heir to the throne, and Anarkali, a commoner.  However, his father, Emperor Akbar doesn’t agree with the relationship. The rift between father and son starts soon.

5. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

Category: Comedy, Drama

Released in 1983, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is a satirical movie depicting the situation of India at that time, showing the corruption in Indian politics, bureaucracy, news media, and the business sector.

It tells the story of two photographer friends who become witnesses to illegal dealings by the government.

Bollywood Movies Women Must Watch

Recall when well-known singer Beyonce stated, “Who runs the world? Young ladies!” Well, ladies are demonstrating it directly with their success. Thus, to praise this International Women’s Day, we have shortlisted some of the best ladies situated movies that will cause you to feel engaged and believe that you are no less compared to men. 

1. Mary Kom 

Mary Kom manages to throw stereotypes about female people to the wind. It likewise legitimately reveals to us that getting married doesn’t affect our career life; however, it instead supports it. Giving us understanding into the biography of India’s unbelievable female fighter Mary Kom, this film will move you to benefit as much as possible from your life and get energetically. 

2. Sovereign 

We don’t need to reveal to you how astonishing Kangana was in Queen and how perfectly she changed from a hesitant young lady into a solid and free lady, who stood firm for herself and enjoyed her honeymoon alone. 

3. Pink 

What better film to begin your Women’s Day with than Pink. The Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu demonstrated that we should quit deciding on ladies by what they wear. This film additionally discusses sexual consent in its most extreme detail. 

4. Kahaani 

This film is about a pregnant lady who plots, controls, and essentially attempts each damn technique to discover her better half’s killer as well as avenging his death. Coordinated by Sujoy Ghosh and featuring Vidhya Balan in the lead, this film is loaded with turns that will keep you at the edge of your seat! Additionally, this film will support your certainty and instruct you that there’s nothing you CANNOT do!

5. Mardaani

Rani Mukherjee understands the way of playing a strong character. Mardaani is a film that you will be able to see one woman in the uniform handing criminals.