STAY IN-TERTAINED: Ali Fazal is using his quarantine time to binge watch his favourite shows

Updated: Apr 05, 2020, 13:55 | Anshul Vipat
  • Ali Fazal, Coronavirus

    Ali Fazal points out that self-isolation comes naturally to actors when they are preparing for intense roles. "But when it's involuntary, you get desperate for human contact," argues the actor, who has been confined to his Bandra home since March 12. It is obvious then that he has watched more than his fair share of shows in the interim. "I've finished off [everything on] Netflix," he declares, as we prod him on his binge-list in an exclusive chat with mid-day. (All pictures: mid-day archives/trailer screenshots from YouTube)

  • The Platform, Ali Fazal, Coronavirus

    The Platform: "I loved the Spanish sci-fi film, The Platform", declares the Mirzapur actor. The Platform is a Spanish science-fiction horror-thriller film, directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia and released in 2019.

  • The Occupant, Ali Fazal, Coronavirus

    The Occupant: If you've had your fill of Indian, American staples, Ali Fazal suggests a dose of Spanish cinema. The Occupant is another Spanish thriller that has bowled him over.

  • Bacurau, Ali Fazal, Coronavirus

    Bacurau: Bacurau is a Brazilian film that is next on Ali Fazal's list. Bacurau is the story of a fictional town in the Brazilian backcountry which is beset by strange happenings following the death of its matriarch at the age of 94.

  • The Good Fight, Ali Fazal, Coronavirus

    The Good Fight: For now, he is devouring The Good Fight on Amazon Prime. "It's a cerebral show that will be enjoyed by anyone who has interest in lawsuits.

  • Ali Fazal, Kumbalangi Nights, Coronavirus

    Kumbalangi Nights: Unlike many, Fazal is also using the time to revisit South films available on OTT platforms. "I watched Kumbalangi Nights again because I can never have enough of that film", says the actor.

  • Ali Fazal, Puriyatha Puthir, Coronavirus

    Puriyatha Puthir: The Vijay Sethupati starrer is also on Ali Fazal's binge watching list. The 2017-Tamil language romantic thriller film is directed by Ranjit Jeyakodi and stars Gayathrie and Mahima Nambiar apart from Vijay.

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Ali Fazal who has been confined to his Bandra home since March 12 has watched more than his fair share of shows in the interim. Here are the shows that help Ali Fazal kill his boredom