The Ultimate Recommendation List Across Genres To Watch On ZEE5 While You Work From Home

Don't know what to watch while you're stuck at home? Here's your guide genre-wise. Make the best use of Section 144 and #BeCalmBeEntertained.

1. Thriller

Work From Home Binge list on ZEE5
Work From Home Binge list on ZEE5

As members of the human race, it is important for us to stay at home and stop the spread of Coronavirus for the collective good. Janta Curfew is extended and even Section 144 is has been imposed. While you work from home, it is a good time to catch up on quality entertainment with all the extra time on your hands. ZEE5 brings you the best of entertainment with films and original shows that will make your ‘Janta Curfew’ pass by before you know it.

1. Thriller

If you are a buff for thriller movies and series, ZEE5 has got you covered. As the largest content producer in the Indian market, ZEE5 has a slew of original series like Poison and Code M that will keep you in suspense. Watch blockbuster movies like Judgementall Hai Kya that will keep you guessing, right until the final minute.

Thriller films/shows to watch on ZEE5:

Judgementall Hai Kya


Code M




Operation Parindey


Zero Kms

Gods Of Dharampuri


2. Drama

When it comes to drama, no one does it quite like Shakespeare. ZEE5 brings you evergreen dramas like Omkara, the Vishal Bhardwaj movie based on Shakespeare’s Othello. ZEE5 brings the high school musical drama series Rejctx, which has dope music and a dark twist. If you are looking for family dramas, look no further than the brilliant Hum Tum And Them on ZEE5.

Drama films/shows to watch on ZEE5:



Buddha In A Traffic Jam

The Chargesheet: Innocent Or Guilty

Hum Tum Aur Them


A Aaa

3. Based on True Stories

Reality can be a lot stranger than fiction. ZEE5 brings you real-life stories from all sections of society. While The Accidental Prime Minister tells the story of an Ex-Prime Minister, Karenjit Kaur tells the story of ex-pornstar Sunny Leone. While State of Siege: 26/11 gives a detailed and true account of the 26/11 terror attacks, The Verdict: State V/s Nanavati is the true account of the Nanavati murder case that shook the country in the 50s.

Films/shows based on true stories to watch on ZEE5:

Accidental Prime Minister

State of Siege: 26/11

Tashkent Files


The Verdict: State V/s Nanavati

Karenjit Kaur




4. Psychological thriller

Psychological thrillers are dark, disturbing, and disorienting, pretty much like the times we are living in. Serial killings, homicides and state-sponsored murder, films like Posham Pa, Raman Raghav 2.0 and Haider will make you question the very ethics you believe define a human.

Psychological thriller films/shows to watch on ZEE5:

Posham Pa

Barot House


Raman Raghav 2.0


Auto Shankar

5. Romance

While you sit with your laptop at home, there’s no reason to not let your heart flutter. These romantic movies with make you fall in love, break your heart, and in the end, restore your faith in the adage “love is all you need.”

Romantic films/shows to watch on ZEE5:


Anjaana Anjaani


Never Kiss Your Best Friend

Jab We Met



It Happened In Calcutta

Geetha Govindam



Broken But Beautiful 2

6. Hidden gems

There are good movies that everyone hears about and watches, then there are great ones that slip by unnoticed. ZEE5 has a collection of hidden gems that you can watch and revisit while no new movies release in the theatres for a week or two. From Oscar winning films like 12 Years a Slave to National award winners like Aligarh, ZEE5 brings you the best curated content from around the globe.

Hidden gems to watch on ZEE5:



Kadvi Hawa

Cheeni Kum


12 Years A Slave

377: Ab Normal

7. Action-Adventure

From a bad-a** blonde to a cool commando, ZEE5 has the best of action movies to binge watch. You’ll need a big tub of popcorn for these movies!

Action-Adventure films/shows to watch on ZEE5:

Atomic Blonde


Uri: The Surgical Strike




8. Horror

As you face the horror of being bored at home all day, turn to a more conventional horror show with ZEE5. While Parchhayee brings you ghost stories by Ruskin Bond, Ragini MMS brings you the new age of horror mixed with sex in a ‘horrex’ genre.

Horror films/shows to watch on ZEE5:




Ragini MMS Returns

1920: London


High Priestess

Kanchana 3

9. Comedy

It’s always a good time to sit back and have a laugh. ZEE5 brings you some of the best of Hollywood and Bollywood comedies with movies the The Interview and Golmaal. ZEe5 also has the best of the new and unique brand of social comedies we see more often today like Shukranu, Dream Girl, and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan.

Comedy films/shows to watch on ZEE5:

Badnaam Gali

Dream Girl

The Interview

Desi Boys

Double Dhamaal



10. Cops And Gangsters - Crime

The cat and mouse game of cops and gangsters is always engaging to watch. The popular series Rangbaaz has become a massive success bring stories of real gangsters in the heartland of India, while blockbuster movies like Simmba highlight the bravery of the security forces who try to bring them to justice.

Cops-and-gangsters films/shows to watch on ZEE5:


Line Of Descent



Police Story

Police Diary


Water Bottle


11. Women-centric

The future is female and the future is now. Women are owning their own narrative and telling their own unique stories. Watch the stories of women from all walks of life and all over the country that are real and relatable, only on ZEE5.

Women-centric films/shows to watch on ZEE5:

Saand Ki Aankh

Veere Di Wedding

English Vinglish


Mission Over Mars


Yours Truly

You can also watch superhero films like Robot, Ra.One and the Spider-Man trilogy, only on ZEE5.