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Celeb Recommends: Meenakshi Sundareshwar leads Sanya Malhotra-Abhimanyu Dassani suggest these titles to watch on Netflix

The actors were joined by the director Vivek Soni who also recommended a few titles to watch on Netflix.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Nov 16, 2021

Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani at the Meenakshi Sundareshwar trailer launch

OTTPlay recently caught up with team Meenakshi Sundareshwar for a fun interview. During the interaction, the lead actors, Sanya Malhotra, Abhimanyu Dassani, and the director, Vivek Sonni, were asked to recommend their favourite films and series to watch on Netflix. From Bollywood, namely Pagglait and Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota, American/English series like Friends, Bojack Horseman, and more, to anime like My Hero Academia, the trio recommended many titles which fans can catch on the streamer.

Now, about these 12 titles in detail below:

Meenakshi Sundareshwar
7.3OTTplay Rating
Meenakshi and Sundareshwar, a young couple, marry in an arranged marriage because their first names combine to form the name of Madurai's famous temple, "Meenakshi-Sundareshwar." When a job opportunity in Bengaluru specifically for single men arises, Sundareshwar is forced to leave his hometown and his wife Meenakshi and pretend to be unmarried. The struggles, tribulations, and fears of a long-distance relationship plague the wedding couple, who barely know each other.
9.1OTTplay Rating
This is a show about love, sex, and careers, as well as a period in life when anything is possible, about the yearning for commitment and security... and the dread of commitment and security. Above all, it's about friendship, because your friends are your family when you're young and unmarried in the city.
6.8OTTplay Rating
A young woman struggles with an unwillingness to grieve, an eccentric family, and a stunning discovery about her late spouse after being widowed soon after marriage.
Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota
7.7OTTplay Rating
It's the story of Surya, a young boy with congenital insensitivity to pain, which means he can't feel pain, who sets out to master martial arts and hunt out muggers.
BoJack Horseman
9OTTplay Rating
In the 1980s and 1990s, BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit television show "Horsin' Around," but now he's washed up, living in Hollywood, whining about everything and wearing bright sweaters.
8.3OTTplay Rating
Holden Ford and Bill Tench, FBI agents, delve further into the minds of those who have committed the unfathomable. They use their pioneering behavioral analysis to track down prominent serial killers with the help of psychologist Wendy Carr. True occurrences served as inspiration for this series.
The Crown
8.7OTTplay Rating
As the 1970s come to an end, Queen Elizabeth and her family are worried about ensuring the line of succession by finding a suitable spouse for Prince Charles, who is still single at the age of 30. As the nation begins to experience the effects of Margaret Thatcher's controversial policies, tensions between her and the Queen arise, which only worsen as Thatcher leads the country into the Falklands War, causing turmoil throughout the Commonwealth. While Charles' romance with a young Lady Diana Spencer brings the British people together, the Royal family is becoming increasingly divided behind closed doors.
My Hero Academia
8.3OTTplay Rating
A normal student is awarded a superpower after saving a bully from a villain, allowing him to enter a high school training academy for heroes.
Baki Hanma
6.4OTTplay Rating
Five savage death row inmates descend upon Tokyo to take on Baki Hanma, a martial arts champion who is working hard to surpass his renowned father.
Mad Men
8.8OTTplay Rating
Set in 1960s New York City, the film depicts an unexpected new world-the high-powered and glamorous "Golden Age" of advertising, in which everyone is selling something and nothing is ever quite as it seems. The story revolves around Don Draper (Jon Hamm), the most powerful advertising executive in the world. He fights to remain ahead of the swiftly changing times and the young executives biting at his heels as he calls the shots in the boardroom and the bedroom.
Narcos: Mexico
8.1OTTplay Rating
Season 3 is set in the 1990s, at a time when the globalisation of the drug trade is exploding, and it looks at the battle that erupts after Felix's incarceration. A new generation of Mexican kingpins emerges as newly independent gangs fight to survive political instability and growing bloodshed. But, in this fight, the first casualty is truth, and every arrest, murder, and take-down simply puts true victory further away...
Stranger Things
8.5OTTplay Rating
Stranger Things is a suspenseful thriller set in the deceptively average Midwestern town of Hawkins, Indiana, and is a love homage to the classic '80s cult films that enthralled a generation. Following the disappearance of a young boy, his close-knit group of friends and family searches for answers and is drawn into a high-stakes and fatal series of events. A mystical mystery, top-secret government experiments, and a perilous gateway connecting our world to a powerful yet sinister realm lie beneath the surface of their everyday community. Friendships will be put to the test, and lives will be changed forever as they learn something that will affect Hawkins, and potentially the world, forever.

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