STAY IN-TERTAINED: 6 shows that Vijay Varma is bingeing on at his home

Updated: Apr 20, 2020, 08:52 | Anshul Vipat
  • Vijay Verma, Coronavirus

    Like the rest of the world, the Gully Boy actor Vijay Varma is hooked to the screen at home amid the lockdown. Varma, who was first noticed for his performance in the 2016 release Pink, has been discovering a lot of regional content on the web. Speaking exclusively to mid-day, Vijay Verma recommends us some intresting shows to watch during our quarantine. (All pictures: mid-day archives/trailer screenshots from YouTube).

  • Fleabag, Vijay Verma, Coronavirus

    Fleabag: Fleabag is on the top of Vijay Varma's recommendation list. He says, "I would recommend Fleabag on Amazon, it's one of my favourite shows". Fleabag is a British comedy-drama television series and tells us the story of a free-spirited but angry and confused young woman in London.

  • The Knick, Vijay Verma, Coronavirus

    The Knick: "There is a series called The Knick. You have to watch it to believe how good it is", says the actor. The Knick is an American television drama series and tells us the story of a doctor and the staff during the early twentieth century.

  • Special Ops, Vijay Verma, Coronavirus

    Special Ops: Varma suggests watching Special Ops to escape boredom during quarantine. Special Ops is an Indian espionage thriller series that stars Kay Menon, Karan Tacker, Vinay Pathak, and Saiyami Kher among others.

  • Delhi Crime, Vijay Verma, Coronavirus

    Delhi Crime: Delhi Crime is also on the list of the Gully Boy actor. The crime drama web series is based on the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and the subsequent police investigation. Starring Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain and Rajesh Tailang, Delhi Crime premiered on Netflix in March 2019.

  • Angamaly Diaries, Vijay Verma, Coronavirus

    Angamaly Diaries: Varma, who was first noticed for his performance in the 2016 release Pink, has been discovering a lot of regional content on the web. He says, "Regional cinema has always made good content, but it never got its due. It is welcoming to see how people are enjoying it on the OTT platforms". In regional content, he recommends Malayalam language film Angamaly Diaries.

  • Kumbalangi Nights, Vijay Verma, Coronavirus

    Kumbalangi Nights: Kumbalangi Nights is next on his regional cinema list. Set in the eponymous fishing village of Kumbalangi in Kochi, Kerala, the film centres on the strained relationship between four brothers living together in a dysfunctional home.

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Vijay Varma swears by desi web shows to tide over the anxiety of living under quarantine. As he is stuck at his home due to the lockdown announced by the government to curb the coronavirus outbreak, he is watching web shows to help kill time. Here is Vijay Varma's recommendation.