This year many things have changed drastically and cinema has also changed. Many high-budget films have been released on OTT platforms such as Disney + Hotstar, Amazon Prime and Netflix during 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has moved cinema audiences to sofas and beds from the comfort of their homes.
It goes without saying that some films were applauded by the public and some were directly scrapped even on OTT platforms. Big stars and celebrities have realized in 2020 that the competition in OTT is going to get thick and it is ruthless when it comes to quality.
IMDB’s 8 Top Rated Indian Movies in 2020 on Disney + Hotstar, Amazon Prime and Netflix
1) SOORARAI POTTRU AMAZON PRIME VIDEO (IMDB RATING – 8.7)
Amazon Prime made some South Indian quality films even before 2020. IMDb’s highest rated Indian film of 2020, Soorari Pottru is directed by Sudha Kongara and is perfect for the audience. The storytelling is done brilliantly in this blockbuster. Specifically, the story is a fictional tale of the book It just flies, based on the life of Air Deccan founder Captain GR Gopinath, and sees Tamil superstar Suriya in the lead role.
2) OH MY KADAVALE – AMAZON PRIME VIDEO (IMDB RATING – 8.1)
Another Amazon Prime movie occupies the spot on IMDB’s Best Indian Movies list. Oh my God, Kadavale is a romantic drama that revolves around the two best friends who fall in love and get married together. But instead of “happy ending forever”, it turns out to be a nightmare. When things go wrong, protagonist Arjun has a second chance in life that could completely change his path and perspective.
3) CU SOON – AMAZON PRIME VIDEO (IMDB RATING – 7.9)
CU Soon is a detective thriller that keeps audiences on the edge of their couches until the very end. It goes without saying that this is another Amazon Prime masterpiece. The entire production of this film is done remotely during the pandemic. This film is inspired by Hollywood “research” which used the same storytelling and scripting technique.
4) DIL BECHARA – DISNEY + HOTSTAR (IMDB RATING – 7.9)
This film was one of the most viewed films of 2020 as it was the last work of late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput before she died of suicide in June 2020. This film is based on the novel by John Green The fault in our stars was released on Disney + Hotstar. This is a heartbreaking love drama that sees the late Sushant Singh Rajput and debutante Sanjana Sanghi in the lead roles.
5) LUDO – NETFLIX (IMDB RATING – 7.6)
Directed by Anurag Basu, this gem of a film has arrived on Netflix. Played by multiple actors such as Pankaj Tripathi, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Rajkumar Rao, Abhishek Bachchan and Fatima Sana Shaikh, this film has no shortage of powerful acting performances. This dark comedy takes the four wildly different stories to a point where they overlap and create this masterpiece: Ludo. Absolutely to watch.
6) LOOTCASE – DISNEY + HOTSTAR (IMDB RATING – 7.6)
Lootcase is the perfect example of a comedy film made just on such a low budget. This film is offered by Disney + Hotstar and starring Kunal Khemu. Kunal clearly appeared in this film and displayed a vibrant on-screen performance. The film revolves around Nandan Kumar as he encounters a suitcase and discovers it is full of money. He picks up his suitcase and soon finds himself chased by a notorious gangster, an honest cop and a minister, who wants the suitcase at any cost. Directed by Rajesh Krishnan, this comic entertainer is definitely a must for the audience.
7) TANHAJI: THE UNSUNG WARRIOR (IMDB RATING – 7.6)
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior has clearly been one of Bollywood’s best period dramas in recent years. Portrayed by Ajay Devgan as Tanhaji Malusare, a military leader in King Maratha Shivaji’s army, the film revolves around how he leads the charge to capture the important Kondhana fort, guarded by the army of the fierce Rajput leader Udaybhan Rathod. This Om Raut-directed film was the much-needed pinch of action and drama in 2020, which can now be seen on Disney + Hotstar.
8)ANGREZI MEDIUM – DISNEY + HOTSTAR (IMDB RATING – 7.3)
This film by Homi Adajania describes the extraordinary performances of the father-daughter duo of the late Irrfan Khan and Radhika Manan. Kareena Kapoor and Deepak Dobriyal are also starring in important roles in history where a businessman from Rajasthan will go to any extent when his the daughter decides to continue her studies in London.