What to watch today: 5 best shows and movies on Amazon Prime Video, Zee5 and Lionsgate Play | GQ India
If you’re looking for recommendations on what should be on your next watchlist, you’ve come to the right place. Here are shows and movies you can enjoy today on Amazon Prime Video, Zee5, and Lionsgate Play:
5 Best Shows and Amazon Prime Video, Zee5 and Lionsgate Play
1. The Prestige – Amazon Prime Video
Set in the Victorian era, this thrilling murder mystery feels like anything but a period film. Instead, director Christopher Nolan wants you to focus on the details of his characters, not the setup. On the surface, Prestige is a film that follows two warring magicians who were once friends but, after a tragedy, are determined to get the better of each other, with bitter consequences. Prestige stars Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Michael Caine and Scarlett Johansson in the lead roles.
2. Kedarnath – Zee5
A breezy love story set in the Himalayan hills of Kedarnath, this star of the late Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan has just the right amount of drama, romance and visual appeal to make it be a great watch for you today. It is the story of a Muslim boy who works as a porter for the devotees who ascend the mountain to Kedarnath. He falls in love with a priest’s daughter, but their love is severely tested when flash floods shake the city, destroying almost everything in its path.
3. The test – Amazon Prime Video
The Australian cricket team is one of the most dominant sports teams of the 21st century, but when it suffered its worst period in 2017, it had to start from scratch. The test documents the journey that new manager Justin Langer has in his hands, where he must pick up the pieces of a recent scandal and rebuild a new young team that would challenge the best in cricket. If you’re a cricket fan, you’ve probably seen it, but even if you’re not a fan, The test lets watch some popcorn.
4. Prisoners – Lionsgate Play
Directed by the brilliant Denis Villeneuve, Prisoners is an intense mystery thriller fueled by stunning performances from Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhal. The story revolves around a father who is fed up with the way the cops handled the disappearance of his daughter and her friend and decides to search for them himself. He is desperate, which brings him closer to uncovering the truth but also puts his life in grave danger.
5. Pushpavalli – Amazon Prime Video
A show that is wholesome and makes for quite an entertaining watch, Pushpavalli stars Sumukhi Suresh as the main character who is smitten by Nikhil Rao. Unable to get him out of her mind, she follows him to Bangalore where she works with her friend and settles down a new life. Pushpavalli is a true feel-good web series that, over its two seasons, has established its characters very well.
5 Best Shows and Amazon Prime Video, Zee5 and Lionsgate Play Today
With: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman
Release date: October 17, 2006
Platform: Amazon Prime Video
With: Naveen Richard, Sumukhi Suresh, Manish Anand
Release date: December 15, 2017
Platform: Amazon Prime Video