Remember the time when you used to travel, go to work, and come back home after a long and tiring day to unwind to some Netflix? Well, that life is currently a thing of the past and our new normal has us consuming content on streaming platforms like never before. Now that you have some extra time on your hands, we thought we’ll talk about some actors who have performed brilliantly in Netflix original films. Make sure these films go on your must-watch list.
Vicky Kaushal in Love Per Square Foot
This Netflix original film revolves around Sanjay Chaturvedi (Vicky Kaushal) and Karina D’Souza (Angira Dhar) who work at the same bank and dream of having their own home. But they are being held back by their personal problems. Everything changes when Sanjay finds out about a joint housing scheme and asks Karina to apply for the scheme with him. The chemistry that Vicky and Angira share is very sweet and Vicky successfully manages to bring you into his world as he captures your attention.
Radhika Apte in Lust Stories
Lust Stories is an anthology film that consists of four short film segments directed by Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, and Karan Johar. Radhika Apte stars in the first segment directed by Kashyap where she plays the character of a college professor who ends up having an affair with her student. Radhika plays her part brilliantly and you can see a bit of madness in her eyes as her character unfolds. Her contradictory monologues on her take on relationships are well-executed, realistic, and borderline hilarious. Don’t miss putting this film on your must-watch list.
Rishi Kapoor in Rajma Chawal
This film revolves around an internet-rookie father (Rishi Kapoor) who attempts to form a bond with his son through social media. Rishi Kapoor is brilliant in this film and plays his role as an older generation parent to the tee.
Abhay Deol in Chopsticks
This film stars Abhay Deol and Mithila Palkar in lead roles. The story follows a woman named Nirma whose car is stolen as she seeks the help of an enigmatic con-man who agrees to help her recover her car from a thug. Abhay’s screen presence is commendable as he plays his smart, polished, and classy con-man character brilliantly. While the film itself is not a raging success, it’s a good one-time watch.
Geetika Vidya Ohlyan in Soni
Achintya Bose in Yeh Ballet
Yeh Ballet has a Gully Boy vibe to it but with ballet. The story revolves around two talented dancers who hail from a humble background and are discovered by an eccentric ballet master. Achintya Bose delivers a splendid performance that is convincingly beautiful.
Shirley Setia in Maska
This film revolves around a young and confused Parsi boy who dreams of being a movie star. However, his mother wants him to run their Irani cafe. When he befriends Persis (Shirley Setia), she helps him discover the fine line between dreams and delusions. Shirley Setia does an amazing job in a movie that celebrates Parsi culture and cuisine.
Kiara Advani in Guilty
In this film, Kiara Advani plays the role of a songwriter whose boyfriend is accused of rape amidst the #MeTooMovement. The story follows Nanki’s (Kiara) efforts to find out what really happened on the fateful night that changed their lives completely.
Yashaswini Dayama in What Are The Odds?
In one of the lastest Netflix original films, we meet a high-spirited teenager Vivek (Yasahswini Dayama) who strikes up an unexpected friendship with the school head boy Ashwin. The movie follows their quirky and odd adventures together. Yashaswini is very impressive and plays her goofy character brilliantly.
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