- Riya Agarwal
Netflix StreamFest 5-6 December - Movies & Shows you need to watch! (2)
Updated: Jan 10, 2021
How many times have you called your friends and asked for their Netflix accounts? How many times have you used torrent to download Netflix originals and watch them for free? Well we all know the answer to these questions. The constant search for free Netflix account ends here. We are giving away free Netflix accounts!!
Just kidding, Netflix is giving away its own free accounts to everyone on 5th and 6th December 2020. The Stream Fest will take place on the first weekend of December 2020, when Netflix will make all of its titles available to stream for all, without charging anything.
So, if you are planning to take full advantage of these 2 days (which we’re sure you are), here is a list of shows that you should not miss-
1. Delhi Crime
The show follows the aftermath of the infamous Delhi Gangrape case. It is a show that explores the deep-rooted social evil of patriarchy in the Indian society, and the challenges that Indian women face on a daily basis. The show is not for the faint-hearted but will leave you with a better understanding of social evils. Bonus points for being the first and only Emmy Award Winner from India.
Genre – Crime Drama
IMDb Rating – 8.5/10
2. The Crown
Delving deep into the personal lives of the Royal Family, The Crown is storyteller Peter Morgan’s retelling of the scandals and tales of the British Monarchy. Four seasons of the show are out, with the latest season exploring the life and marriage of Princess Diana to Prince Charles. The series will leave you spellbound if you are interested in the life of the monarchy.
Genre – Historical Drama
IMDb Rating – 8.7/10
3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
The comedy series by Fox network follows the unconventional styles followed by cops of the 99th Precinct of Brooklyn. The timeless humor spiced with brilliant character arcs is what makes this show one of a kind. Perfect show for a stay-in if you like to laugh!
Genre – Comedy Sitcom
IMDb Rating – 8.4/10
Set in modern London as opposed to most Sherlock Holmes shows and movies, this show should be on your it-list. Trust me, this show is worth all of your free Stream Fest Hours. Plus, it also doesn’t hurt that Benedict Cumberbatch is such a brilliant actor. The stories are also retold, so even if you are an avid Sir Arthur Conan Doyle fan, you would still be grasping for your breath at the suspense.
Genre – Drama
IMDb Rating – 9.1/10
5. A Suitable Boy
Based on the novel of the same name by Vikram Seth, Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy is a brilliant portrayal of life in newly-independent India. It explores the complex life of upper-class people living in the heart of Delhi, while also introducing us to simple yet beautiful emotions of love, friendship and youth. The show touches upon various issues, many of them still relevant to this day.
Genre – Drama
IMDb Rating – 5.7/10
6. Sacred Games
Countless memes, a million references and a brilliant cast, Sacred Games is one of the very first original Netflix titles. With a star-studded cast of Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Kalki Koechlin, Pankaj Tripathi and countless others, Sacred Games follows through the lives of law-keepers and law-breakers and their constant struggle. Not to give anything away, but watch this if you haven’t guys!
Genre – Crime Thriller
IMDb Rating – 8.7/10
7. Never Have I Ever
What is it like to be an Indian teen in America? Growing up, watching all these movies about American High Schools had me pondering upon this question. So, Mindy Kaling found the answer. This show is about the life of Devi Vishwakumar, a first generation Indian-American, who is constantly tore between the many perks that teenage life offers.
Genre – Teen Comedy
IMDb Rating – 7.9/10
8. Stranger Things
The one show that has made all our lives the Upside Down is this one. Major nostalgia vibes from this one, as a group of pre-teens set out to battle aliens and what-not in this science fiction show. The cast’s performance is brilliant and the new season drops in 2021, so watch it before that!
Genre – Horror/ Science Fiction