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From Rocket Boys to Inventing Anna, Here Are the Shows & Films You Can’t Miss

Team StoryWeavers|February 23, 2022, 11:18 IST| 4
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If you, like most of us, are confused every time you want to watch something, then you’re at the right place. We bring you the best and the most talked-about movies and shows that the OTT platforms have to offer. For February, there’s everything on the platter, including science, history, action, comedy, drama and romance! So, what are you waiting for? Check out the list and get binging! 

Rocket Boys

Rocket Boys

Chronicling the story of India’s greatest scientific minds, Rocket Boys revolves around the lives of Homi Bhaba and Vikram Sarabhai as they help shape India’s space and nuclear sectors. The show also features some of history’s most iconic figures, including Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and Jawaharlal Nehru. These real-life inspired characters are brought to life by a talented cast, comprising Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh, making Rocket Boys one of the most talked-about shows of February. 

Where to Watch: Sony LIV 

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Mahaan

The real-life father-son duo, Vikram and Dhruv Vikram, star as reel-life father and son in this Tamil-language action film. The film tells the story of an estranged father and son who parted ways due to non-compliance (on the father’s part) of Gandhian principles. Karthik Subbaraj directs this film, which also stars Simran and Bobby Simha. This is Vikram’s 60th film to date and it packs in enough action and heart to keep you hooked till the end.

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video

The Great Indian Murder 

A corrupt politician’s son throws a party after he’s acquitted in a murder case with the help of doctored evidence. It is during this party that he is murdered. This forms the basis of The Great Indian Murder, which stars Pratik Gandhi, Richa Chadha and Ashutosh Rana among others. With Tigmanshu Dhulia helming the show, it also marks Ajay Devgnn’s first foray into OTT platforms as a producer. 

Where to Watch: Disney+ Hotstar

The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

The much-awaited fourth season of the critically-acclaimed and hugely popular show releases in February. The Marvelous Mrs Maisel follows a housewife finding her own voice as a stand-up comedian in 1950s New York. Rachel Brosnahan returns as the titular Miriam “Midge” Maisel while Alex Borstein reprises her scene-stealing role as the hilarious bartender-turned-manager Susie Myerson. This multiple award-winning show, packs a punch and will definitely make you sit up and take note.

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video 

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Snowdrop 

1987 was a crucial year in South Korea’s history. And interestingly, Snowdrop is based around the events of this year. The show explores the relationship between university students Lim Soo-ho (played by Jung Hae-in) and Eun Yeong-ro (played by Blackpink’s Jisoo) as they navigate tumultuous times. The plot greatly revolves around actual history and with a new episode dropping every week, this is sure to keep fans excited and hungry for more. 

Where to Watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Inventing Anna

Shonda Rimes returns to Netflix after her worldwide hit Bridgerton, with this miniseries based on true events. Inventing Anna explores the life and lies of con artist Anna Sorokin who posed as the uber-rich German heiress, Anna Delvey, to defraud the New York elite of their money. The show, starring Julia Garner in the titular role, follows a journalist investigating Sorokin’s case as she’s up for trial. The show is just the right amount of juicy and fun to keep everyone hooked.

Where to Watch: Netflix

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Gehraiyaan

Deepika Padukone returns in the leading role of a full-fledged film after Padmaavat, in this relationship drama exploring complex concepts like infidelity. Directed by Shakun Batra, who helmed Kapoor & Sons, the film also stars Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi in leading roles. The film, where Deepika’s Alisha romances Siddhant’s Zain, is India’s first foray into the domestic noir subgenre. 

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video

Do you have shows and movies in mind that weren’t mentioned here? Tell us your recommendations in the comments below! 

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About the Author


Bidushi took a left turn from journalism and landed up in the corporate world. She is a foodie and considers eating good food amongst the greatest joys of life. Keen on travelling and exploring new places, Bidushi has spent the last four years of her life in three different Indian cities. But she has also learned that her bedroom is her happy place. Screens relax her greatly — whether it's watching a movie or a TV show or reading a riveting bestseller on her e-reader. A cheerful person, she prides herself on making friends easily. When not working, Bidushi can be found spending time with her parents, talking to her friends over a call, or browsing the internet for that one lipstick!

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Team BYJU'S

February 23, 2022

OMG! I’ve been waiting for the new season of Marvelous Mrs Maisel. Thank you for these cool suggestions. 🙂


Prajwal P Burly

February 23, 2022

So nice!!🙂
It was nice recollection from team Byju’s


Ravi Jatav

February 23, 2022

List is good and well searched binge watch, but OTT platforms is also something needed.


Nilofar Begum

February 23, 2022

Gehraiyaan


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