Amid COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing has grown people far. Pre social distancing, despite our busy schedules we would make time for our friends time and again. At present, the situations are a little difficult. People are anxious and tremendously bored. As they cannot leave their homes freely even on Friendship Day 2020, it has fueled distress among friends. Meanwhile, to lower the anguish video calls on zoom or google meet has been quite a source. However, it is now getting tiring. Despite a thousand things to do, you might still miss your squad. After all, friends are a reservoir of energy and zeal. In such a case, bid fare to boredom with these Bollywood films on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstart.
Every one mentions Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and 3 Idiots every year. However, in 2020 when almost everything is sailing against the tide, you might fancy it too. So, here are my personalized suggestions on Best Movies To Binge If You Are Missing Your BFF.
You can watch these films with your friends, family. Also, you may go for a virtual movie date with someone who is a friend and yet a little more. So, read on-
This is where the SQUAD GOAL comes from. You live with your friend and you die for them.
Rang De Basanti is a successful adaption of Indian freedom fighter’s story and amalgamating it with the contemporary era. Dj, Sid, Aslam, Sonia, and Sukhi’s life change completely when a foreign Sue McKinley selects her for her film. In an energetic and joyous journey comes a turn where they choose to raise their voice against injustice. They choose to fight and die bravely for their friend.
During the entire movie, you will grove on the beats of characters, you will laugh with them and cry with them. Rang De Basanti is one of those films that stay in your memory. It never leaves.
This film is one of the finest takes by Vikramaditya Motwane to portray a superhero with realistic and gritty actions.
Sikander Khanna, a young man determines to become a masked vigilante after his best friend Bhavesh Joshi is killed. Gradually, Sikander learns skills and takedown BAD GUYS one by one. It is a sweet story with a touch of reality. The film keeps you connected. As Sikander is on his mission to take down the bad and restore goodness, his journey takes you with him. Not for one second would anyone find Bhavesh Joshi Superhero an over the top film. It keeps the face of reality with a mask on a person’s face.
Coming from a wealthy family, Sid ignores all his responsibilities. However, when life take a sour turn, he develops a unique friendship with Ayesha. Gradually, she makes him responsible and independent. She shares her life lessons with him along with her flat. With Ayesha, Sid finds his passion and career.
Wake Up Sid teaches how a friend can be much more than someone to party and get drunk with. How the importance of your bond with your friend can make you responsible in your life and make you find your path. Thus, on Friendship Day 2020, it can be great choice to view on your screen.
No matter how many times you watch, it should always be on your list.
Farhan Akhtar directed Dil Chahta Hai came as an impeccable refreshment in 2001. When the Indian audience had enough of the similar OTT Masala Films, this was pure entertainment. Often, people misread and do not understand the emotions of their friends. In Akhtar’s Dil Chahta Hai friendship of three best friends (Akash, Sameer, and Sid) come to a test when love set foot in Sid’ s life. Their conflicting personalities and approaches cause their TRIO to fall apart. However, after a temporary pause, they only rejoin with much more love.
Every incident comes with a powerful lesson and magnifies the emotions. It is a cult classic from the early 2000s that redefined friendship for the generation. Not all friendship lasts in constant touch. However, this film may even convince you for a reunion with your long lost friends.
Rarely do Bollywood offers on-screen friendship between two ladies. Dor, a Nagesh Kukunoor directed film revolves around the sweet friendship of two women (Meera and Zeenat). The narrative follows Meera and Zeenat who embrace two extremely different cultures and belong to two different part of the country are connected by a tragedy. Zeenat is a brave, independent woman who earns and feeds her family. Whereas, Meera is a common housewife who spends most of her time in her room and temple.
Dor is a film that tells you how two women from the opposite corner of the country and opposite behaviors can help each other grow. It tells you how beautiful and important friendship is. Also, how a true friend can save you in more than just one way.
Well, in my opinion, you can watch the BBC Sherlock. It is one of the shows that portray the friendship of two men beautifully. It pulls your interest slowly with its mysterious storyline. Further, you indulge completely with the growing friendship, relationships, love, and even hurt. So, you can consider it as a solid option for your Friendship Day 2020. You can find the series on Netflix.
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