IMDB ratings of movies released on streaming platforms during the lockdown
The business model of OTT platforms is making a huge profit after this lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic.
Many popular films that were expected to make a good business after theatrical release were streamed on OTT platforms for viewers.
While box-office collection can’t be estimated to know whether a movie is a hit or flop but IMDb user ratings can indicate the quality of the movie based on user ratings.
1. Gulabo Sitabo
Gulabo Sitabo was the first movie that was released on Amazon Prime Videos while meant for a theatrical release.
The movie was directed by Soojit Sircar and featured two big names Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead role. The movie got mixed reviews from fans with the IMDb user ratings 6.4/10.
Anurag Kashyap came up with a thrilling movie titled Choked which streamed on Netflix. The movie has Saiyami Kher, Amruta Subhash, and Roshan Mathew in the lead role.
The movie shows the incidents of the demonetization period in India. The movie didn’t have any buzz but has IMDb user ratings 5.8/10.
3. Chintu ka Birthday
Chintu Ka Birthday starring Vinay Pathak and Tillotama Shome in the lead role was praised by fans as well as critics.
It shows the story of an Indian family who was celebrating their son’s 6th birthday in war-torn Iraq. The movie has 7.9/10 IMDb ratings.
Presently, Ghoomketu is streaming on ZEE5. The film is about an aspiring writer, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who wants to get into the film industry and a corrupt cop played by Anurag Kashyap.
Other casts of the film include Ragini Khanna, Brijendra Kala, and Raghubir Yadav among others. The film has a relatively low IMDb rating of 5.8.
5. Mrs. Serial Killer
Jacqueline Fernandez, Manoj Bajpayee, and Mohit Raina play important roles in this Shirish Kunder film. The film was released on Netflix and is a crime thriller.
The film is about a wife who is trying to save her husband from the accusations of being a serial killer. Mr. Serial Killer has 4.9/10 IMDb ratings.
The cast of Netflix includes Manisha Koirala, Prit Kamani, and Shirley Setia in major roles.
In the film, Prit’s character decides to become a Bollywood actor by selling his old café but his mother played by Manisha Koirala is in opposition to his decision. Maska got an IMDb rating of 5.9/10.
Bamford is a ZEE5 film which marked the acting debut of Aditya Rawal, who is the son of legendary actor Paresh Rawal.
The film also stars Vijay Verma, Shalini Pandey, and Jatin Sarna in major roles. The film is a small-town love story and has a 7.4 IMDb rating.
8. What Are The Odds
This film is produced by Abhay Deol and stars himself, Yashaswini Dayama, Karanvir Malhotra, Manu Rishi, Monica Dogra, and Sulabha Arya in important roles.
This Netflix film is about two accidental friends who spend a whole day together and get an IMDb rating of 7.1/10.
Ateet’s cast includes Priyamani, Sanjay Suri, and Rajeev Khandelwal in important roles and it streamed on ZEE5.
The film is about a soldier who when returns to his wife and daughter finds that they have moved on in their lives.
10. Dil Bechara
Dil Bechara was released on Disney+ Hotstar. The movie featured Late Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi in the lead role. The movie is a book adaptation of romance drama ‘The Fault In Our Stars’.
The movie got biased reviews and the sympathy of people across the globe with IMDb ratings 8.9/10.
11. Shakuntala Devi
The biopic of Human-computer, mathematics genius Shakuntala Devi was expected to be a big hit. The movie has Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi in the lead role.
The movie has a huge buzz but is released on Amazon Prime Videos. The movie has only 6.2/10 IMDb user ratings.
The comedy-drama Lootcase release date has been changed many times. Kunal Khemu, Ranvir Shorey has also promoted the movie before but the release date was rescheduled.
Now, the movie was streamed on Disney+ Hotstar. The movie has good IMDb ratings, 7.8/10.
13. Khuda Hafiz
Khuda Haafiz starring Vidyut Jamwal is one of the most awaited movies of the year especially because of his action and stunts.
While the movie received mixed reviews from fans as well as critics, fans speculated that the story is very similar to Tiger Shroff’s Baaghi.
The movie was streamed on Disney+ Hotstar with IMDb user ratings 7.8/10.
14. Raat Akeli Hai
Netflix released another suspense thriller movie starring Nawaazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte in the lead role. The movie is a detective fiction that was expected to be like the famous Hollywood movie Knives Out.
However, the movie is completely different. Everyone appreciated the movie and it has user ratings 7.4.