If you’ve been struggling to find the perfect thing to watch to beat your October Blues, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of the most-awaited and fresh content you’ll find this month.
Upcoming and released shows to binge-watch this October:
Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story, Sony LIV:
Released on October 9, this series follows the financial frauds involving stockbroker Harshad Mehta and the chaos that followed. Starring Slumdog Millionaire actor, Sharib Hashmi and The Family Man actress, Shreya Dhanwanthary, this exciting drama based on real-life incidents will have you at the edge of your seat. You can watch all 10 episodes of Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta story on Sony LIV.
Gandi Baat 5, ALT Balaji and Zee5 :
This anthology series featuring a new story from the depths of rural India in every episode, produced by Ekta Kapoor was back with a bang for Season 5 on October 8, 2020. With a fresh cast in every episode, Gandi Baat makes for a perfect binge-watch!
High, MX Player:
A pill that magically resolves addiction problems sounds intriguing, to say the least. With Breaking Bad and Narcos-like tones and the stellar cast of Akshay Oberoi, Ranvir Shorey, and Mrinmayee Godbole, High is a promising watch! The web series released on October 7 and is now streaming on MX Player.
Mirzapur 2, Amazon Prime:
The hit show with its mafia undertones and emotional stories of love, war, betrayal, and drama will be back for season 2 on October 23. If its plot twists and exciting storyline weren’t a reason enough, the versatile cast of Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, and Divyendu Sharma should do the trick!
Expiry Date, Zee5:
This bilingual series in Hindi and Telugu is a crime thriller that tells you about the entangled story between two separate murder cases. Released on October 2, Expiry Date is now streaming on Zee5.
Poison 2, Zee5:
Featuring Aftab Shivdasani and Raai Laxmi for the first time on a digital platform, Poison 2 tells you the best way to serve revenge! The crime thriller will release on October 16 and stream on Zee5.
A Suitable Boy, Netflix:
In post-partition India, a young student rebels and opposes an arranged marriage while a known politician’s son has a sinful affair. Watch Tanya Maniktala, Ishaan Khatter, and Tabu in this limited series on Netflix releasing on October 23.
Movies to watch out for:
Serious Men, Netflix:
What happens when a slum dweller weaves a web of lies to rise through the ranks the way he’s always dreamed of? To find out watch Serious Men on Netflix! The movie with Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s brilliant acting released on October 2.
Ginny Weds Sunny, Netflix:
An eager-to-marry bachelor sets out to win over his high school crush by the most uncommon means, her mother! This romantic comedy starring Yami Gautam and Vikrant Massey released on October 9 on Netflix.
Khaali Peeli, Zee5:
Take a crazy ride with Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Pandey who bond through their one mutual purpose! Khaali Peeli released on October 2 and is now streaming on Zee5.
Comedy Couple, Zee5:
What happens when a comic marries a stand-up comedian? Find out when Comedy Couple, starring Saqib Saleem and Shweta Basu Prasad releases on October 21, on Zee5!
Watch Pulkit Samrat, Kriti Kharbanda, Jim Sarbh, and Harshvardhan Rane go head to head in this revenge drama! Taish is releasing on October 29, on Zee5.
Kaali Khuhi, Netflix:
A 10-year-old girl must save her village in Punjab after it’s cursed by a restless spirit for its history of female infanticides. This chilling horror movie starring Shabana Azmi, Sanjeeda Shaikh, and Leela Samson releases on October 30 on Netflix.
So, how are you going to commence your binge-watching?
(Contributed by Sakshi Prabhu)