Many movies earlier were released without creating quite a ripple at the box office. But that does not mean that all such movies had a low entertainment quotient but many such offbeat movies were way ahead of time and can be understood better by today’s viewers.
Here are 5 such 'hatke' films that are sure to leave a lasting impact on your mind for a long time when you watch them on OTT:
The Blue Umbrella on Disney Plus Hotstar
Based on the novel by Ruskin Bond by the same name, this Vishal Bharadwaj-helmed movie starred Pankaj Kapur and Shreya Sharma in the lead.
The story is about a girl named Bindiya living in the small village of Banikhet in Himachal Pradesh and how she buys a Blue Umbrella from a Japanese tourist and becomes the cynosure of all the eyes in her village.
Ek Chalis Ki Last Local on Disney Plus Hotstar/Jio Cinema
It is a comic thriller released in 2007 starring Neha Dhupia and Abhay Deol in the lead. It is a great watch especially if you want to know how the entire mood on the street of Mumbai changes at midnight.
From bizarre comic events to an interesting storyline, the movie offers a lot of exciting twists that make it different from regular flicks.
Ludo on Disney Plus Hotstar
With a stellar star cast including Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Fatima Sana Sheikh, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Sanya Malhotra, and Rohit Saraf, Ludo is an Anurag Basu movie that has four stories twined into one.
Masaan on Netflix
Set in Varanasi, the movie released in 2015 gave identity to Vicky Kaushal as an actor. The story revolves around four people who tried to set themselves and others free from the discriminating caste system and the prejudice and strict moral code that is a part of such tradition.
From tragedy and romance to drama, Masaan offers you all and manages to touch those inner cords of your heart.
Chopsticks on Netflix
This Mithila Palkar and Abhay Deol-led film is quite lighthearted and is about a naive and timid girl Nirma who is trying to find out her stolen car and for that takes the help of a conman.
From misadventures to transformations, the journey of the two characters makes Chopsticks an entertaining and hatke watch.