These are unprecedented times and we hope you guys are keeping yourselves and the others around you safe. While OTT platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime are like the heroes we never knew we needed, there’s always a question of what to watch. We say go for those classics – the well-made, rewatchable, cult classics. While there are many classics that aptly fit this list, we will be giving you our favorite recommendations that will do you good in this quarantine.


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Arey oh Samba kitne aadmi the.” This is one of the most iconic and popular dialogues of all time. Whether you’ve watched this movie or not you have probably heard of it. If you haven’t watched this film, “Ab tera kya hoga Kalia.” Sholay stars Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra as the famous Jai and Veeru who play the role of two convicts on a mission for a retired police officer to capture a notorious criminal named Gabbar. Needless to say, This cult film has to be on the list of movies you must watch.

Andaz Apna Apna

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This movie is a classic that stars Aamir KhanSalman KhanRaveena Tandon, and Karishma Kapoor. You either know all the dialogues or you’ve never watched it, there’s no in-between. Get ready to watch Aamir Khan and Salman Khan fight to woo a multi-million heir’s daughter. Make sure you watch this film or crime master Gogo will not spare you.

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

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This movie is probably Bollywood’s most iconic and beloved love story. Get ready to go on a journey of love with Raj and Simran played by Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. Fun fact: DDLJ was released in 1995 and it is still running in select theatres 24 years later. While most of you have probably watched this film, for those you haven’t, you are missing out on a classic, old-school Dharma romance. Let SRK and Kajol bring joy to your days of quarantine.


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Lagaan of the “dugna lagaan bharna padega” fame, is a movie that will bring out all the patriotic feels within you. Starring Aamir Khan this movie revolves around the people of a small village who stake their future on a game of cricket against the ruthless British rulers. Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, Lagaan become the third Indian film to be nominated for the Academy Awards in the  Best Foreign Language category. Get ready to Netflix and chill with this legendary movie.

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

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This movie is quintessential 90s complete with inter-collegiate rivalries and dance and sports competitions, a modest hero, a rich, all-bad villain and a simple girl who wins over the hero and rescues him from dating a vamp. This movie is fun and intense. Get ready to watch Aamir Khan and Deepak Tijori go head-to-head in a cycle race. This film became a trend-steer and it was based on the 1979 movie Breaking Away.

Hum Aapke Hain Koun

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This movie stars Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit who meet and fall in love at the wedding of their elder siblings. However, their plan to together comes to a standstill when an unexpected tragedy takes place. If you have seen this movie before, for the love of Tuffy watch it again. If you haven’t make sure you watch Salman and Madhuri in their glory days.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

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This movie featuring Shah Rukh KhanRani Mukerji, and Kajol is another classic that you need to watch. This was Karan Johar’s debut directorial which turned to be a phenomenal success. This movie won 8 Filmfare Awards and was the only film to win all four acting awards that is – Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Supporting Actress, until Gully Boy.

Rang De Basanti

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This movie is intense and will take you through a series of various emotions including anger and frustration. Get ready to go on a patriotic journey with  Aamir Khan, Siddharth Narayan, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kapoor, Madhavan, Sharman Joshiand Atul Kulkarni. This film follows the story of five men whose lives and perceptions change drastically as they act in a documentary on five revolutionary Indian freedom fighters.

Hera Pheri

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Baburao Ganpatrao Apte is a legendary character who has also found his place in the memes and he was first seen in Hera Pheri. Complementing his hilarity are Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty. If the frustration of being quarantined at home is getting to you, watch Hera Pheri. Thank us, later.

We have lots of fun movie recommendations lined up for you. Check them out here.

Stay in and stay safe!