STAY IN-TERTAINED: Pride and Prejudice, After Life - shows that keeps Swara Bhaskar hooked

Updated: May 16, 2020, 08:27 | Anshul Vipat
  • Swara Bhaskar, Coronavirus

    Like others in isolation, Swara Bhaskar has also taken to OTT platforms to binge-watch random sit-coms and series. In an exclusive interview to mid-day, the actress listed out the shows she binges on to spend her lockdown time. (All pictures: mid-day archives/trailer screenshots from YouTube).

  • Offside, Swara Bhaskar, Coronavirus

    Offside: On the top of the film buff's list is Jafar Panahi's Offside. "If you are fond of world cinema, this Iranian film is something you shouldn't miss. Iran didn't allow women to enter the football stadiums, back in the day. So, a group of girls dress up as boys to watch a match. It's a lovely film," adds Bhaskar.

  • Searching for Sugarman, Swara Bhaskar, Coronavirus

    Searching for Sugarman: Next on the list is Searching for Sugarman says the Veere Di Wedding actor. "The documentary is a beautiful depiction of a failed American musician, who was rumoured to be dead, and how two fans try to discover his whereabouts. There is a lovely twist in the end," adds the actor.

  • After Life, Swara Bhaskar, Coronavirus

    After Life: Bhaskar also suggests watching Netflix's After Life. After Life is a British black comedy-drama web television series that premiered on March 2019. The series is based on the life of a man whose life is turned upside down after his wife dies from breast cancer. He contemplates suicide, but instead decides to live long enough to punish the world for his wife's death.

  • Pride and Prejudice, Swara Bhaskar, Coronavirus

    Pride and Prejudice: "The 1995, BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice into a six part series, starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth is also a must-watch", says the actress. The British television drama was critically acclaimed and was honoured with several awards.

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About The Gallery

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