STAY IN-TERTAINED: Huma Qureshi's binge-worthy recommendations have something for everyone

Updated: Apr 10, 2020, 12:44 | Anshul Vipat
  • Huma Qureshi, Coronaviurs

    Despite a bouquet of good shows available on OTT platforms, Huma Qureshi's choice of entertainment is rather uncanny. From comedies and classics to crime, Huma Qureshi has a wide range of recommendations of OTT content for everyone. Check out her binge-watching list. (All pictures: mid-day archives/trailer screenshots from YouTube)

  • Andaaz Apna Apna, Huma Qureshi, Coronavirus

    Andaz Apna Apna: Huma has been revisiting classics like Andaz Apna Apna. The 1994 comedy film, directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, starred Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor, Shakti Kapoor and Paresh Rawal in lead roles. The film flopped at the box office, but over the years, managed to gain universal critical acclaim.

  • Angoor, Huma Qureshi, Coronavirus

    Angoor: The Gulzar directorial is next on Huma's list. Starring Sanjeev Kumar and Deven Verma in dual roles, the 1982 comedy film has attained a cult status.

  • Chupke Chupke, Huma Qureshi, Coronavirus

    Chupke Chupke: Just like Andaz Apna Apna and Angoor, Chupke Chupke is another comedy film recommended by Huma. Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Chupke Chupke starred Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Om Prakash and Asrani in leading roles.

  • Money Hist, Huma Qureshi, Coronavirus

    Money Heist: When the actor has had her fill of desi movies, the conventional selections of previous years occupy her time. Money Heist, a Spanish television heist crime drama series is next on the Jolly LLB 2 actor's list.

  • Dark, Huma Qureshi, Coronavirus

    Dark: Dark is a German science fiction thriller web series that Huma finds intriguing. Dark is the story of four estranged families as they slowly unravel a sinister time travel conspiracy. The series premiered in 2017.

  • Marvellous Mrs Maisel, Huma Qureshi, Coronavirus

    The Marvellous Mrs Maisel: The Marvellous Mrs Maisel is an American period comedy-drama web series which premiered in 2017. The series stars Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam "Midge" Maisel, a housewife in late 1950s and early 1960s New York City who discovers she has a knack for stand-up comedy and pursues a career in it.

  • The Crown, Huma Qureshi, Coronavirus

    The Crown: On the list of her binge-watching shows is The Crown. The historical drama web series covers Queen Elizabeth II's life from her younger years to her reign in the 21st century. The series, consisting of three seasons so far, premiered in 2016.

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About The Gallery

As the country went into a 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, Huma Qureshi sought the help of some good movies and shows available on OTT platforms to kill her boredom. Here's what Huma has been watching and recommending to us during this lockdown period.