The weekend is here and plans for watching a movie or a show with family can be a great idea. But, finding the answer to the question of what to watch is very tough. One wrong choice can ruin the whole atmosphere, that’s why it’s a crucial decision to make.
In case, you can find a movie on which everyone agrees, there comes the need to ponder upon the quality of content. If it has NSFW scenes, violence, offense, and something similar, it’s not ok to go ahead with that movie.
Well, then what can be done? Worry not, we have got your back. Go on with the list of family-friendly movies and shows which are worth watching made for those who want to avoid awkward situations in their living rooms.
Here’s The List of Movies and Series Worth Watching :
1. Sharmaji Namkeen
Sharmaji Namkeen is a full family entertainer that tells a story of a man who wants to follow his passion for cooking post-retirement. It is the final film of late actor Rishi Kapoor. The film emphasizes on the fact that parents should have ample freedom to do whatever they feel like doing. In case you want to experience mixed emotions, go ahead and watch it. The film is available on Amazon Prime Video.
2. Badhaai Ho
The second must-watch on our list is the 2018-released film Badhaai Ho. The film tells a story of a middle-class family where the mother gets into old age pregnancy and the reaction of society against the same. The film aims to shatter beliefs of shaming those couples, especially women who are humiliated for having children after a certain age. The film is available on Disney Hotstar.
3. Badhaai Do
The 2022 released film is the one that tells an unconventional yet important story about the LGBTQ+ community. The film talks about the concept of Lavender Marriage, which is done by people to hide their homosexuality and also to get acceptance in our social structure. The film is available on Netflix.
Panchayat is a light-hearted series or simply a masterpiece that tells the story of a young graduate who ends up joining a job in a small village and struggles to adapt to the surroundings. If you have plans to watch something investing longer hours, then you must go on with this series. This can be found on Amazon Prime Video.
Gullak is a series that has the best representation of middle-class households in it. A series with an amazing plot and splendid performances, it is a must-watch. It is also one of the most relatable series to the majority of audiences. Gullak is available on Sony Liv.
Another appealing story on our list is Panga which portrays the struggle of a kabaddi player Jaya who struggles to come back to the game after becoming a mother. In a society where women always juggle between motherhood and dreams, Panga gives a hope that dreams can come true if a woman is provided with the right support from her partner and family. It is available on Disney Hotstar.
7. Angrezi Medium
Angrezi Medium is a tribute to all those single fathers who face all the odds for their daughters and love them unconditionally. The film underlines all the small and large efforts that our parents do to ensure the happiness and success of their children. The film is available on Disney Hotstar.
8. Gunjan Saxena : The Kargli Girl
A film based on the real-life journey of Indian Air Force Pilot Gunjan Saxena tells the story of a brave woman and her determined father. The film is all about how a woman breaks stereotypes and fulfills her dream of becoming a pilot. The film is available on Netflix.
Want to watch a suspense thriller, Jalsa would be the one for you. The story revolves around a case of a road accident and the search for truth. The film is also about mothers who want to ensure their child is free and safe. The film is available on Amazon Prime Video.
10. Yeh Meri Family
Yeh Meri Family is a series that tells the story of a 90 ‘s summer vacation from a teenager’s point of view. In case you are a ’90s kid, you must watch this series with your parents. The relatable approach of this story makes it more entertaining. This TVF series is available on Amazon Prime Video.