Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is observed throughout the entire nation and is marked by the lighting of diyas and decorating homes. After two years of the pandemic, Diwali is being celebrated in full swing across the nation

Spending Diwali with friends and family is great, making plans to watch a movie with them can make the day even happier.

There are many movies and shows available on OTT platforms that one may watch with friends, family, and other members to lift the spirit of the season.

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Here is the list 5 movies and shows that we can binge on this Diwali


Mismatched season 2 is currently streaming on Netflix. It is a coming-of-age drama series that addresses identity issues, bullying, mental health, and other issues that trouble the minds of young adults. It is based on the young adult romance series that was adapted from Sandhya Menon’s book When Dimple Met Rishi.

Maja Ma 

Maja Ma is a film with a profound and relevant message that inspires the audience to work toward establishing a progressive society in which every individual is valued regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, or choice. The movie has been successful in starting discussions on eradicating gender identity biases and accepting people for who they are. Maja Ma is being streamed on Amazon Prime Video

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The Peripheral

The Peripheral is a sci-fi drama series based on William Gibson’s best-selling book of the same name. The series takes the audience through the years 2032 to 2099.  Flynne Fisher (Chloe Grace Moretz) and her Marine veteran brother Burton (Jack Reynor) get involved in risky crimes through simulation games that are far too realistic. The risks of technology make them realize that there is too much at stake to lose while they are trying to generate money.

This sci-fi series is streaming on Amazon Prime Videos from October 21. 


Ammu is the first Telugu-language original film that is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The film puts forward the fact that marriages shouldn’t allow domestic violence, and love shouldn’t entail treachery. It also tells the story of a lady who musters up the strength and bravery to defend herself against her husband’s domestic abuse. The film has a powerful cast that includes Bobby Simha, Naveen Chandra, and Aishwariya Lekshmi. 

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Cuttputlli is currently streaming on Disney+Hotstar and is the Hindi remake of Ram Kumar’s Tamil-language Ratsasan (2018). In this film, Akshay Kumar plays Arjan, an ambitious filmmaker who pitches a story about a serial killer. But soon Arjan joins the Kausali police department and his obsession with psychopaths proves to be useful. Akshay Kumar, a police officer is on the lookout for a Soviet serial killer, sexual predator, and necrophile. In between tailing the murderer, Arjan falls for school teacher Divya played by Rakul Preet Singh.