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11 Movies And Shows To Binge-Watch On Amazon Prime Video This Festive Season

As you enjoy the best time of the year, here are some films and shows in various languages available to you, all from the comfort of your homes.

A Still From ‘Aspirants 2’

With a promise to deliver engaging, rich, and top-notch entertainment, we have your festive season entertainment needs covered. As you enjoy the ongoing festive season, you’re in for a treat with a bouquet of the very best content across various genres to enjoy with your families on Amazon Prime Video.

As you enjoy the best time of the year, here are some films and shows in various languages available to you, all from the comfort of your homes:

‘Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts’

The Transformers universe is expanding even further with its seventh instalment, ‘Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts’. This instalment focuses on the Autobots and Optimus Prime as they face their greatest obstacle to date. They must work together with the powerful faction of Transformers known as the Maximals to save Earth, as a new menace with the potential to wipe out the entire planet appears.

‘Rainbow Rishta’

Featuring six fierce and fabulous real stories of love, ‘Rainbow Rishta’ is a groundbreaking new docuseries that celebrates queer love in India! Enter the riveting worlds of the protagonists, as they move mountains to make their seemingly impossible dreams come true.

‘Upload 3’

Emmy-winning writer Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation, King of the Hill) has created a science fiction comedy series called Upload S3, which is set in a futuristic, technologically advanced world. Furthermore, the most unique aspect of the series is that humans can opt to be uploaded into a virtual world.

The Burial

Inspired by true events, the Amazon Original film The Burial is a courtroom drama. It follows an interesting court battle where a lawyer helps a funeral home owner save his family business from a corporate behemoth. The film features Jaime Foxx, Tommy Lee Jones and Jurnee Smollett in pivotal roles and is an incredible watch to witness how justice unfolds.

‘Takeshi’s Castle’

India’s reboot of the beloved 80s Japanese show ‘Takeshi’s Castle’ is back with Bhuvan Bam as a commentator. This Hindi version of the show will soon hit Prime Video. The series has eight episodes. While fans of the show will miss Jaaved Jaaferi doing the voiceover, it will definitely be interesting to see Bhuvan Bam take on the mantle from him.

‘The Other Zoey’

American Amazon Original film, ‘The Other Zoey’ revolves around Zoey Miller (Josephine Langford), a super smart computer major uninterested in romantic love, who has her life thrown upside down when Zach (Drew Starkey), a popular college soccer player, gets amnesia and mistakes Zoey as his girlfriend. Just before she reveals the truth, she meets Zach’s cousin, Miles (Archie Renaux), with whom she has a lot in common. Still pretending to be Zach’s girlfriend, she realises she has feelings for both of them and is forced to confront her fears to make an impossible decision.

‘007: Road To A Million’

The reality show ‘007’s Road To A Million’ - S1 embarks on a journey of nine regular individuals competing to win a life-altering £1,000,000 prize, and are set off on an incredible journey through a series of James Bond-inspired tasks to uncover questions buried throughout the globe.

‘Permanent Roommates 3’

Featuring Sumeet Vyas and Nidhi Singh in the lead roles, season 3 of Permanent Roommates brings back the internet’s favourite couple. In the romantic coming-of-age drama, Mikesh and Tanya are in a live-in relationship but have different aspirations for their future. Tanya wants to go abroad, while Mikesh wants to stay in India. Despite their differences, will they be able to sustain their relationship? The latest season is as entertaining as the first two, with diverse characters, perfect comic timing and replete with fun-filled moments. It rightly captures the essence of modern-day relationships as they set out to come on common grounds for love!

‘Aspirants 2’

One of India’s top-rated shows, the latest season of ‘Aspirants’ follows the journey of its characters - Abhilash, Guri and Sandeep as they navigate life through love, career, ambition and dreams, with stakes much higher and double the fun in the second attempt. The new season offers a dual narrative that switches between the past and the present. Along with senior aspirant Sandeep Bhaiyya, who also encounters hurdles, the three IAS hopefuls near the end of their back-breaking journey with twice as many obstacles. Now an IAS official, Abhilash attempts to maintain his valued friendships while attempting to walk the tightrope between right and wrong at work.

‘Maama Maschindra’

‘Maama Maschindra’ is a Telugu action drama starring Sudheer Babu as Parasuram, who wants to seek revenge for the death of his mother by confronting his father and stepmother. The film beautifully portrays father-daughter bonding and is a gripping tale about family, revenge and drama.

‘Mark Antony’

Set in the 90s, ‘Mark Antony’ is a Tamil blockbuster film. The sci-fi adventure tale blends future technologies and the violent world of gangsters. Mark, who gets his hands on a phone that lets him travel back in time, uses it to uncover family secrets and confront his guardian and adopted father’s (SJ Suryah) true motives.