It has been over two months and we can finally see light at the end of the tunnel. We are nearing the end of lockdown and we can see places opening gradually. While some non-essential stores and malls are opening up, there is some good news for entertainment lovers as well. Shooting in non-containment zones is now allowed and Ekta Kapoor has nothing but kind words for this decision. She recently used Twitter to let everyone know about this and thanked the CM as well.

This certainly has gotten us a little excited about what next could be coming out of Balaji Motion Pictures. Ekta Kapoor and her production houses were always known for setting trends from the time they produced Hum Paanch to the time when AltBalaji was one of the first Indian streaming apps to hit the market. While we wait for more from the Content Czarina, here are five films from Ekta Kapoor that you should watch.

Shootout At Lokhandwala

This was one of the first films to focus on real gangsters and spin a story based on true events. In a way, the movie started the trend that paved for other movies based on real-life criminals. The movie also is one of the finest works by the actors involved.

Streaming on: Netflix

Love Sex Aur Dhokha

An anthology of three stories focused on the title, this is one of the first Indian movies to be made using handy-cams, security cameras, and spy cameras. The film also gave us actors like Rajkummar Rao and Nushrat Bharucha.

Streaming on: Netflix

Shor In The City

Mumbai is known to be the city that never sleeps and a city where anything could happen to you. This movie is exploring several such stories set against the backdrop of Ganesh Chaturthi. If you miss the good ol’ days, you should watch this film.

Streaming on: Netflix

Udta Punjab

In recent times, this is the movie that probably received the most flak even before its release, which obviously got us more curious. The drama exposed the drug problems in Punjab through the lives of a few people and is certainly something we had not seen in Indian cinema before.

Streaming on: Netflix

Veere Di Wedding

Movies about girl gangs were an obvious scarcity in Bollywood and no one apart from Ekta Kapoor would have done justice to this concept. You should watch this movie with your Veeres post the lockdown.

Streaming on: Zee5

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