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Waiting for Irugapatru OTT release? Stream these 7 romantic dramas right now

While you wait for the OTT release of Irugapatru, here's a list of movies with similar themes that you can stream right now.

Waiting for Irugapatru OTT release? Stream these 7 romantic dramas right now
Romantic dramas to stream on OTT.

Last Updated: 03.23 PM, Oct 18, 2023


Director Yuvaraj Dhayalan's latest movie Irugapatru has struck a chord with the audiences. Despite its limited release, the movie has grown in popularity purely on the strength of the critics' reviews and the audiences' encouraging word of mouth. 

Irugapatru was released in cinemas on October 6. And you will have to wait at least a few more weeks before the movie becomes available for streaming on Netflix. 

While you wait for the OTT release of Irugapatru, here's a list of movies with similar themes that you can stream right now. Each of these movies offers a deep and varied take on love, relationships, and the human experience.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004):


Can you imagine a world with an option to wipe out painful memories from an individual's mind? It sounds like a utopian land full of sunshine and rainbows, no? But, can a person really escape the past without confronting it head-on? This film tells a mind-bending and emotionally charged journey of Joel and Clementine, played by the excellent Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet. The two lovers voluntarily undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories, only to rediscover their undying love for each other in the depths of their minds. 

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. 

Begin Again (2013):

This heartwarming musical drama tells the story of two broken hearts drowning in the indifference of a big metropolis, which is consumed by ambition and materialistic greed. Starring Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley, the film revolves around the power of music and second chances. With a captivating soundtrack and relatable characters, it offers a feel-good experience.

Begin Again is on YouTube. 

Once (2007):

This is the movie that put director John Carney on the map. Once is a modest romantic drama and is set against the charming streets of Dublin. It follows the story of a busker mending his broken heart by performing on the streets of Dublin. A chance encounter with a music-obsessed Czech immigrant woman encourages him to aim higher. The two stranger form a beautiful relationship as they negotiate the relationship challenges and delight in their shared love for music. This musical romance transcends typical love stories. Its simplicity and authenticity make it a gem.

Once is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. 

Revolutionary Road (2008):

This movie is based on the hit novel of the same name. Starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, this intense drama feels like an identical sibling to the hit TV series Mad Men. The film examines the gradual disintegration of a seemingly perfect suburban marriage. The performances are raw and powerful, making it a gripping exploration of human relationships.

Revolutionary Road is available on Apple TV+. 

Marriage Story (2019):

If you think marriage is hard, then try divorce. In the movie, Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver play the role of a married couple, who seem to admire, love and respect each other. Yet, over time, the two drift apart emotionally, rendering their marriage an unlivable space. The unforgiving and brutal nature of the process of divorce brings the worst out of them and they end up hurting each other despite the enduring love between them. It's a devastating narrative that delves into the complexities of divorce, love, and family with remarkable performances and sharp writing.

Marriage Story is streaming on Netflix. 

Blue Valentine (2010):

People change with time. So do their feelings towards their loved ones. The ones who seemed like angels straight from heaven may turn into dark knights. In this emotional drama, Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams try to overcome the waning romance, mundane of life and deep reservoirs of regrets to save their relationship. But, will they succeed? 

Blue Valentine is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. 

Silver Linings Playbook (2012):

This uplifting and feel-good drama offers a unique romantic comedy-drama featuring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. While shining the light on modern-day relationship challenges, it also showcases the complexities of mental health and personal growth. With humour and heart, it's an endearing journey of love and redemption.

Silver Linings Playbook is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. 

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