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Gunjan Saxena, Churails, Abhay 2 — all other movies and shows you can binge on Netflix, Zee5, Amazon Prime and Disney+ Hotstar

Gunjan Saxena, Churails, Abhay 2 — all other movies and shows you can binge on Netflix, Zee5, Amazon Prime and Disney+ Hotstar
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  • Every Friday, Business Insider provides a list of top streaming shows and films that people can watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime Videos, Disney+Hotstar, Sony LIV and other streaming services.
  • This Independence Day, you can celebrate the story of Gunjan Saxena — the first female Air Force Officer in combat — on Netflix.
  • Check the latest stories on Business Insider India.
Weekend’s here and there is a whole lot to do beyond watching your favourite shows. If you are looking for something new to watch, we have you covered with plenty of recommendations. This Independence Day, you can celebrate the story of Gunjan Saxena — the first female Air Force Officer in combat — on Netflix.

Every Friday, Business Insider provides a list of top streaming shows and films that people can watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime Videos, Disney+Hotstar, Sony LIV, and other streaming services.

​Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl on Netflix

​Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl on Netflix
Netflix

IMDb: 5.0/10

Stars: Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi

Director: Sharan Sharma

Gunjan, a young girl from Lucknow, joins the Indian Air Force to fulfill her dream of becoming a pilot. While this may sound normal right now, it was a big deal back in the 1990s when women were not allowed to join the armed forces. This movie covers her story and aspirations, the struggles, and how she overcame all that to become India's first female combat pilot in the Kargil War.

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​Churails on Zee 5

​Churails on Zee 5
Zee5

IMDb: 7.7/10

Stars: Sarwat Gilani, Yasra Rizvi, Nimra Bucha

Churails — a new Pakistani, feminist vigilante web series streaming on Zee5 — is about the journey of four women who create a secret detective agency to take on abusive men in their lives. All four of them — a wealthy lawyer, a wedding planner, a boxer, and a murder convict — call themselves churails (witches). However, things take a turn when one of them goes missing, and the others are accused of murder.



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​Khuda Haafiz on Disney+ Hotstar

​Khuda Haafiz on Disney+ Hotstar
Disney+ Hotstar

Stars: Vidyut Jammwal, Shivaleeka Oberoi, Annu Kapoor

A newly married couple, Sameer and Nargis, are struggling to make ends meet during the recession period of 2008. They breathe a sigh of relief when Nargis gets a job, but she has to move away for the job. Trouble arises when Nargis goes missing under mysterious circumstances.

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​Abhay 2 on Zee 5

​Abhay 2 on Zee 5
Zee 5

Stars: Shubhankar Das, Shaan Kakkar, Bidita Bag

Abhay, an investigation officer, is working on a case of two missing school kids in the village of Chinthari. The village, which is located near Lucknow, has reported several cases eerily similar to what Abhay is working on. He has to fight a criminal mastermind to solve all of these cases.

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​Dangerous on MX Player

​Dangerous on MX Player
MX Player

Stars: Bipasha Basu, Karan Singh Grover, Suyyash Rai

Aditya Dhanraj, an Indian millionaire, is on the hunt for his wife, Diya Dhanraj, who goes missing. He seeks help from the police and realises that his ex-girlfriend Neha will be handling this case. This psychological crime-thriller follows Neha's pursuit of truth and the hidden secrets that unfold.

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​Underwater on Disney+ Hotstar

​Underwater on Disney+ Hotstar

IMDb: 5.8/10

Stars: Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel, Mamoudou Athie

A mysterious earthquake shakes a facility of a deep-sea drilling company destroying their research. The crew of oceanic researchers realise that the only way to survive the earthquake is to walk through the seafloor and reach the main part of their subterranean facility. But more troubles and monsters are lurking below the surface of the ocean.

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