International Womens Day 2023: 5 OTT films that salute the 'daring' of women
International Women's Day is celebrated every year on March 8th to honor the achievements and struggles of women across the world. In Bollywood, there are several movies that celebrate womanhood and empower women. With the rise of over-the-top (OTT) platforms, these movies are now easily accessible and can be enjoyed by audiences all over the world.
Here are some of the best OTT Bollywood movies to watch on Women's Day:
'Darlings' on Netflix
The plot of 'Darlings' revolves around a mother-daughter duo played by Alia Bhatt and Shefali Shah, who are struggling to make ends meet. The film stars Alia Bhatt, Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma, and Roshan Mathew in lead roles. The movie is also set to mark the directorial debut of Jasmeet K. Reen.
'Thappad' on Amazon Prime Video
Directed by Anubhav Sinha, 'Thappad' is a hard-hitting movie that explores the issue of domestic violence and patriarchy. The movie features Taapsee Pannu in the lead role and is a must-watch for everyone who believes in women's empowerment.
'Gangubai Kathiawadi' on Netflix
Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' is a biographical crime film based on a chapter from Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai.' The movie stars Alia Bhatt in the lead role, portraying the life of Gangubai Kothewali, a powerful woman from the red-light district of Kamathipura in Mumbai.
'Mimi' on Netflix
Directed by Laxman Utekar, 'Mimi' is a heartwarming movie that tells the story of a young woman who becomes a surrogate mother for an American couple. The movie features Kriti Sanon in the lead role and is a perfect movie to watch with your mother.
'Neerja' on Disney Plus Hotstar
Directed by Ram Madhvani, 'Neerja' is a biographical movie that tells the story of Neerja Bhanot, a flight attendant who saved the lives of passengers on a hijacked flight. The movie features Sonam Kapoor in the lead role and is a perfect movie to celebrate the courage and bravery of women.
- PTC PUNJABI