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Must-watch Bollywood films from ZEE5’s top 10 trending list

Films such as The Kerala Story, Main Atal Hoon, Ghoomer, Farrey and Sam Bahadur are on ZEE5’s top 10 trending list. Here's why you need to watch them:

Must-watch Bollywood films from ZEE5’s top 10 trending list
Poster images of The Kerala Story, Sam Bahadur and Main Atal Hoon

Last Updated: 02.13 PM, Apr 23, 2024


If you are a fan of Bollywood and films that are filled with intense emotions and intriguing plots, then this is for you. We have created a list of 5 must-watch films that are currently on ZEE5's trending list. From a crime drama film like The Kerala Story to a political biopic like Main Atal Hoon, we list 5 top entertainers that are definitely worth a watch. And you can steam them right away on ZEE5 and OTTplay Premium.

Must-watch movies from ZEE5’s trending list

The Kerala Story (2023)

Helmed by Sudipto Sen, The Kerala Story is about the life of Shalini Unnikrishnan (Adah Sharma), a college student who aspires to become a nurse. She falls in love with a Muslim man, who makes her convert to Islam. Only after changing her religion and name does she realise that she has fallen prey to ISIS terrorists and is taken to Afghanistan.

Director: Sudipto Sen

Cast: Adah Sharma, Siddhi Idnani, Yogita Bihani, among others

Run time: 2 hours and 18 minutes

Main Atal Hoon (2024)

Pankaj Tripathi stars in Main Atal Hoon, which is based on the real-life story of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Helmed by Ravi Jadhav, the film sheds light on the multifaceted personality of the former PM as a poet and a statesman. Released in 2024, the film stars Paula McGlynn, Payal Nair, Ekta Kaul, among others.

Director: Ravi Jadhav

Cast: Pankaj Tripathi, Paula McGlynn, Payal Nair, Ekta Kaul, among others

Run time: 2 hours and 17 minutes

Sam Bahadur (2023)

Sam Bahadur is based on the life of India’s first field marshal, Sam Manekshaw, from his entry to the Indian Military Academy to his contribution to India's victory in the 1971 war against Pakistan. Helmed by Meghna Gulzar, the film explores the hidden parts of Sam’s life, like when he was approached by Yahya Khan to join the Pakistani army.

Director: Meghna Gulzar

Cast: Vicky Kaushal, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra

Run time: 2 hours and 28 minutes

Farrey (2023)

Farrey is the debut film of Alizeh Agnihotri, who plays Niyati, an orphaned intelligent schoolgirl who gets a scholarship to study in one of India’s most prestigious schools. There, she meets and helps other rich kids pass their exams in exchange for money that she sends to her orphanage. How Niyati manages to help other students cheat in exams forms the plot of this thriller film.

Director: Soumendra Padhi

Cast: Alizeh Agnihotri, Prasanna Bisht, Sahil Mehta and Juhi Babbar

Run time: 2 hours and 10 minutes

Ghoomer (2023)

Directed by R. Balki, Ghoomer is a sports drama film depicting the life of Anina (Saiyami Kher), a cricket prodigy who loses her right arm. Dejected and heartbroken, Anina loses all hopes of playing cricket again until a failed cricketer (Abhishek Bachchan) enters her life and teaches her how to bowl with her left arm. How Anina adapts to her changed circumstances after losing her right arm is the inspiring story of the film.

Director: R. Balki

Cast: Saiyami Kher and Abhishek Bachchan

Run time: 2 hours and 14 minutes

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