STAY IN-TERTAINED: Shruti Haasan loves to watch web shows to kill boredom during quarantine

Updated: Apr 23, 2020, 07:56 | Anshul Vipat
  • Shruti Haasan, Coronavirus

    After a hard day of work, Shruti Haasan's idea of the perfect downtime was catching up on a new prestige drama on her home theatre system. "I had finished watching most shows even before the lockdown," says the actor in an exclusive interview to mid-day. She also admits that — like most of us — she too is spending her days discovering one series after another. (All pictures: mid-day archives/trailer screenshots from YouTube).

  • Fleabag, Shruti Haasan, Coronavirus

    Fleabag: Topping her list of recommendations is Phoebe Waller-Bridge's much-loved comedy. "Fleabag is one of my personal favourites. I love quirky shows, and I recommend this series to everyone", says the Gabbar is Back actress.

  • Peaky Bilnders, Shruti Haasan, Coronavirus

    Peaky Bilnders: The British period drama is next on Haasan's list. Starring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, and Paul Anderson, the series follows the exploits of the Shelby crime family in the direct aftermath of the First World War.

  • Ozark, Shruti Haasan, Coronavirus

    Ozark: "Ozark is the kind of shows that you can watch in one go", says the actress. Ozark is an American crime drama web television series. The series stars Jason Bateman and Laura Linney as a married couple who are forced to relocate their family to the Ozarks following a money laundering scheme gone wrong.

  • Delhi Crime, Shruti Haasan, Coronavirus

    Delhi Crime: Haasan says she keeps herself abreast with the best international and Indian fares, before rattling off her favourite desi content. "I would highly recommend Delhi Crime", says Haasan. 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.

  • Sacred Games, Shruti Haasan, Coronavirus

    Sacred Games: "The first season of Sacred Games kept me on the edge of my seat," gushes the actor, adding that she is open to exploring the digital medium, given its brave choice of subjects. The story of Sacred Games revolves around Inspector Sartaj Singh and the gangster Gaitonde, played by Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui respectively. The journey of these two characters are intertwined, and in the end, they have a face-off.

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Shruti Haassan has several entertaining recommendations for home-bound fans to binge on amid the lockdown. Take a look