All of us love movies, don’t we? No matter how big a cricket fan you are, you would still love watching movies. It is the icing over the cake if the movie you are watching is about cricket.
Watching movies related to cricket is an ideal way to spend time for cricket fans, especially when the IPL 2021 has been postponed. As we cricket fans have nothing to do now, watching movies about cricket is the best way to spend our time. There are a lot of cricket related movies to watch.
As there are various OTT platforms available in today’s day and age, these OTT platforms stream various cricket related movies. OTT platforms that stream cricket related movies include Netflix, Amazon Prime, ZEE5 and Disney + Hotstar VIP.
In the article, let’s take a look at the top 5 cricket related movies to watch on Netflix, ZEE5 & Disney + Hotstar VIP
5) Kai Po Che!
Another masterpiece, “Kai Po Che!” is a gem of a movie. It is based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel, The 3 Mistakes of My Life. This movie is set against the backdrop of the 2001 Gujarat earthquake and Godhra train burning.
Kai Po Che, the title of the movie is a phrase borrowed from a festival known as Makar Sankranti, where a competitor uses his kite to cut off his competitor’s knife and yells “Kai Po Che”. “Kai Po Che!” was released in 2013. It features the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao and Amit Sadh as the three main protagonists of the movie.
“Kai Po Che!” is available on Netflix. It was a smashing hit and is loved by one and all. If you’re bored and want to watch a cricket related movie, this movie is surely going to put a smile on your face.
This movie has a cameo of India’s former captain Kapil Dev, do you need any other reason to watch this movie? Iqbal, however, is more than just a cameo and is a very good movie. It is about achieving your dreams despite all the odds being against you.
This movie was released in 2005. The film revolves around a cricket-obsessed, hearing- and speech-impaired boy’s journey that concludes with him becoming a part of the Indian national cricket team. Iqbal also went on to win the National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues.
This movie is available on ZEE5. It is an ideal movie to watch if you’re bored at home and want to watch an entertaining movie. Iqbal is a rare movie that provides you entertainment as well as motivation.
Arguably the greatest cricket related movie of all time, Lagaan is an absolute masterpiece. It is not only considered as one of the best cricket related movies of all time but is also considered as one of the greatest movies of all time. It was released in 2001.
One of Ashutosh Gowariker’s best work to date, Lagaan was India’s official entry to the 2002 Oscars. While it lost the award to the Bosnian film No Man’s Land, back home, it won eight awards and many hearts. It features Aamir Khan as the main protagonist of the movie.
Lagaan is available on Netflix. Lagaan is a movie which is even loved by foreigners. If you still haven’t watched it then what are you waiting for? Go to Netflix and watch it right away!
This movie came out in the same year as MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. This movie revolves around India’s former captain Mohammad Azharuddin. It narrates the entire story of Azhar, which includes cricket and controversies. It is an engaging movie and promises to not bore you.
This movie is directed by Tony D’Souza and produced by Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor for Sony Pictures Networks. Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi plays the role of India’s former captain Mohammad Azharuddin. While the film did receive mixed reviews for glossing over some of the greyer areas of the cricketer’s life, Emraan Hashmi’s performance was praised by one and all.
Azhar is available on Netflix. One can watch this movie on the OTT platform. It is definitely worth a watch for all the cricket fans.
1) MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
This is unarguably one of the best biopics of all time. MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is a treat to not only Dhoni fans, but also each and every cricket fan. It shows the story of MS Dhoni.
This movie narrates the entire story of how a young boy from Ranchi went on to become one of the greatest players of all time. It features the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput as MS Dhoni. This movie is directed by Neeraj Pandey. It was released in theatres in 2016 and turned out to be a big hit.
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story Is available on Disney + Hotstar VIP. While India is facing the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and all of us need to stay at home and stay safe, this might be the best thing to do while sitting at home. Besides, this movie is so motivational that it might just be able to motivate you to do something big in your life!
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