Since everyone is in isolation during the lockdown, we are sure that you have your own to-do lists to be binge-watched this quarantine season. However, we would recommend you to add these seven films — En Aaloda Seruppa Kaanom, House Owner, Thirunaal, Maragadha Naanayam, Naalu Aaru Anju, Onaaigal Jakkiradhai, Kurangu Bommai — to your lockdown list.
From romance to off-beat to comedy, these films are definitely worth your time. Now that ZEE5 has made them available on the platform for free, you can enjoy them with your family at your own comfort.
Watch the trailer of Kurangu Bommai here:
Starring Vidharth and Bharathiraja, Nithilan Swaminathan’s Kurangu Bommai is a crime thriller that showcases how the greed for money dictates human behaviour. The film revolves around a golden idol worth Rs. 500 crore and its impact on the various people who are trying to get their hands on it. Kurangu Bommai’s tightly-woven plot keeps us hooked to the screens for the entire duration.
You can catch this gripping, realistic film now for free on your favourite platform.
En Aaloda Seruppa Kaanom
Directed by KP Jagan, En Aaloda Seruppa Kaanom has a very unusual plot but its bizarre love story and hilarious touch is sure to delight audiences. The film, which revolves around a pair of lost footwear belonging an actress, stars Tamizh, Anandhi, and Yogi Babu in the lead roles. En Aaloda Seruppa Kaanom is now available on ZEE5 for free. We promise you, it will be an entertaining watch.
House Owner, helmed by Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, is an endearing story about a husband suffering from Alzheimer’s and his wife. It features Kishore Kumar, Sriranjani and Lovelyn Chandrasekhar in the lead roles. The plot of the film revolves around a couple (Vasudevan and Radha), who gets married (in a Brahmin wedding) early.
Cut to 40 years later, we see the older version of the two. Nothing much has changed between them except that Vasu, who is a retired man, has developed Alzheimer’s while his wife continues to love him unconditionally, despite his ailment. The struggles that the couple face together might make you emotional at the end.
Starring Jiiva, Nayantara in the lead roles, Thirunaal is a 2016 Tamil action movie by Ramnath. It revolves around the life of Blade Ganesh (played by Jiiva), who is a devoted underling to Naga (Sharath Lohitashwa), a gangster in Kumbakonam. The film talks about the miserable life of rowdies, who can never hope to find happiness in their lives.
Speaking of the plot, the local gangster Naaga falls in love with Vidhya but sooner he realises that Vidhya’s father is an arch-rival of his boss. It would be interesting to find out who would Naga choose — his boss or his love? Watch the film now on ZEE5 for free.
Onaaigal Jakkiradhai, featuring Kabali Vishwanath, Riythvika, and A Venkatesh in the lead roles, revolves around four friends, who are in desperate need of money. Written, created and bankrolled by JPR, Onaaigal Jakkiradhai is a 2018 Tamil horror drama.
In the film, one of the friends, Azhagu, decides to kidnap his niece and seek a ransom from the parents. Watch to find out if Azhagu is successful in his mission, or some unexpected situation awaits the friends.
Naalu Aaru Anju
Naalu Aaru Anju, also known as 465, is a 2017 Tamil horror-thriller and stars your favorite actor Karthik Raj — Adithya from Zee Tamil’s much-celebrated show Sembaruthi. The film is written and directed by civil engineer turned filmmaker Sai Sathyam while it is produced by SL Prabhu. Besides Karthik, the film also features Niranjana and Manobala in the lead roles.
The film revolves around Dr Jai (played by Karthik), who works at a private hospital and who is in love with two women. At a given point in time, both women die under mysterious circumstances. Soon, Jai starts seeing a mysterious woman, making others regard him as mentally ill. Besides Karthik, the film also features Niranjana and Manobala in prominent roles.
ARK Saravanan’s multi-genre film Maragatha Naanayam is touted to be a heist-thriller, yet it works beautifully as a horror-comedy with a fantasy twist. Starring Aadhi and Nikki Galrani, the film revolves around Senguttuvan (Aadhi) and Elango (Daniel Annie Pope), who are after a rare, historic artifact.
The interesting part is that the possession of the historic artifact will make its owner invincible and earn them Rs. 10 crore. Watch the film now to find out if the two get the possession of the artifact. The film is streaming on the platform for free.
If you are done with these films and want to watch some ‘mass’ film, you can check out Vijay starrer Mersal, currently streaming on ZEE5.