Languages are not barriers, they are getaways to another world. In the year 2021, Netflix gave us some brilliant non-Hindi titles that teleported us to a whole new universe, giving us a taste of different cultures, diverse lifestyles and their riveting tales. Here are a few that you definitely cannot miss!
Jagame Thandhiram (Film – Tamil)
This action-packed movie, takes you on an adventure through the life of the kind-hearted gangster Suruli (Dhanush) from the streets of Madurai, as he crosses continents in search of a better living and to find love. This movie is a definite watch for all the Dhanush fans out there, taking us through the fanatics of a love-struck tamilian gangster and his take on life.
Navarasa (Film – Tamil)
Navarasa stars Prakash Raj, Siddharth, Vijay Sethupathi, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Suriya and more. From amusement to awe, this Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan anthology is a collection of slice-of-life tales filled with emotions and drama. Bringing in the best of talent from the Tamil film industry, Navarasa highlights the nine human emotions of Indian aesthetics like compassion, anger, love, courage, laughter, peace, fear and more. The film has been featured in the Top 10 in 10 countries including India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka.
Squid Game (Series – Korean)
Korean dramas have always been loved by the Indian audience, but this show took the craze to another level. A series revolving around a deadly game show, where each episode leaves you with a lump in your throat, and a stellar cast that performs so well that you feel them through your skin. If you haven’t watched this show yet, you are definitely missing out on some top-notch Korean work.
Money Heist (Series – Spanish)
A series that left you singing bella-ciao for days, unquestionably pushing you into learning more Spanish phrases. Do not forget to watch the installment of five episodes releasing on December 03 as the world’s greatest heist comes to an end. We certainly are not ready to say goodbye to this beautiful adventure.
Red Notice (Film – English)
Guaranteed to make you swoon, the cast of Red Notice has the forever-funny Ryan Reynolds, charismatic Dwayne Jhonson and the ever mesmerizing Gal Gadot. A movie filled with action, adventure and comedy, following a hunt to capture a notorious art thief, this movie is a must add-on for your weekend binge.
Pitta Kathalu (Film – Telugu)
This anthology takes you through different power dynamics exploring the depths of human relationships powered by the darker and deceptive sides of love. Showcasing how drastically the lives of four women change due to the decisions made in dire situations, Tharun Bhascker, BV Nandini Reddy, Nag Ashwin and Sankalp Reddy paint this beautiful four-episode anthology for all those who want to see myriad shades of love.
Minnal Murali (Film – Malayalam)
The trailer of this film struck us like a bolt, directed by Basil Joseph and starring the ever-so versatile Tovino Thomas. This film brings a fresh-quirky twist to Superhero movies, a twist never seen on Indian screens. With a potential to leave us stunned for days, find this movie at your nearest Netflix screen on 24th December 2021!