I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the addition of the new series Bhaag Beanie Bhaag, starring Swara Bhaskar as a woman chasing her dream of becoming a standup comic. The lauded animated film Bombay Rose was supposed to arrive on December 4, but a technical issue has delayed its release.
Some really good movies expire from Netflix on December 8, so watch them while you still can:
- Delhi Belly (2011) — ★★★★
- Dhobi Ghat (2011) — ★★★★
- Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na (2008)
- Lagaan (2001) — [no review, but I loved it]
- Papa the Great (2000)
- Peepli Live (2010) — ★★★
- Taare Zameen Par (2007) — ★½
I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with a bunch of Indian titles added this week, including the premieres of the Telugu film Bombhaat and the sports docuseries Sons of the Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers.
Just a reminder that Friday, December 11 has a couple of big new Hindi streaming releases: Sanjay Dutt’s Torbaaz on Netflix and Bhumi Pednekar’s Durgamati on Amazon Prime. Amazon often launches their Indian titles at midnight in India, which means Durgamati will likely be available the afternoon of Thursday, December 10 in the United States.
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