The nation is following lockdown and battling coronavirus the country stands united in the face of one of the most difficult times. We all need ample doses of hope and inspiration that will keep us going through dark days. Social Distancing /physical distancing is making us anxiously wait for April 15, 2020.
We are all hooked to OTT platforms and browsing films or web series, some of us are swimming in a dilemma as to what to watch next and how to make the most of the time spent at home. From working-from-home to doing our chores ourselves, the internet is the only best friend 'available' to chill and stay connected. And while we do our bit in ensuring to stay safe and keep the family safer by staying put at home.
Another self-quarantine weekend is here and we are locked down as Saturday night is approaching and you have nothing to do. International Business Times brings to you a list of 5 incredible web-series that will help you sail through the weekend with courage as we bring to you stories of India's most noble and courageous soldiers who withstood all difficulties.
The Test Case: ALTBalaji original
The Test Case stars the super talented, dashing and gorgeous actress Nimrat Kaur as Shikha Sharma in the lead role. Preparing to enroll as The Indian Army's first female Commando, 'The Test Case' revolves around Captain Shikha's un-wavered dedication towards the country. Continuously challenging the male-dominated academy, the series will keep you riveted till the end to see.
The series marks the web debut of Nimrat Kaur. The series was released back in 2017 and was ahead of its times as the makers showed powerful woman officers in Army. Nimrat Kaur's action and valour are still fresh in the viewer's mind.
The Forgotten Army- Azaadi Ke Liye: Amazon Prime Videos
The Forgotten Army - Azaadi ke Liye marks the debut of Bollywood's ace director Kabir Khan in the digital world. Based on true events, the series is a tribute to Netaji's The Indian National Army and the incredible soldiers, men and women alike, who came forward to fight for the country's independence. The series features Sunny Kaushal, M.K.Raina, Sharvari Wagh amongst others. The gripping drama and courageous acts pulled by Sunny Kaushal and Sharavri are a must-watch.
Yet another web series by ALTBalaji and ZEE5, stars television's most loved and beautiful actress Jennifer Winget as Monica, an Indian Army lawyer. The series revolves around Monica discovering a conspiracy plot during her investigation of a military encounter case. The investigation results in shocking revelations that can devastate the world of the Indian army. One can also catch Tanuj Virwani as Legal Counsel, Angad Sandhu and Rajat Kapoor Col. Suryaveer Chauhan in the series. Jennifer Winget. One cant take our eyes off
Regiment Diaries: Netflix
Showcasing first-hand stories of Indian soldiers, this Netflix web-series tells the tale of the army through interviews and historical footage. Filled with grappling war stories, unique anecdotes & traditions and strong principles of the army across various regiments, meet the real men at the frontlines up close and personal.
21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897: Netflix
'21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897' is a historical drama based on the real-life Battle of Saragarhi, fought between Sikh soldiers of the British Indian Army and Pashtun Orakzal tribesmen. The series features a battalion of 21 Sikh soldiers who fight to defend their outpost against an attack by over 10,000 Afghans soldiers. The series stars Mohit Raina as Havildar Ishar Singh along with Mukul Dev as Gul Badshah and Alexx O'Nell as Winston Churchill. Mohit Raina's remarkable performance is worth your time. Every frame in the series is so gripping as the events shown is will move. Make sure your watch it with your family.
So, wrap up that last email, get your bowl of popcorn and watch these amazing stories of our brave hearts.