Lately we have seen various OTT platforms and directors get together and create some amazing Hindi anthology movies and shows. Over the year, the anthologies format has gained tremendous popularity among viewers. The television industry was the first to try this format with shows like Star Best Sellers, Aahat, Rishtey, Stories by Rabindranath Tagore and more. Even Indian filmmakers have created some anthology films like Bombay Talkies, Darna Mana Hai that appeared in cinemas. Now we see how OTT platforms create some anthologies such as Lust Stories, Unpause and more loved by audiences. Below we present you a list of some new and old Hindi anthology movies and shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and more. Also check out our list of must-watch anthologies here.
7 Hindi Anthology Movies & Shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video & More Packed with Suspense, Mystery, Thriller, Romance & Slice-of-Life Elements
1. Modern Love Mumbai – Amazon Prime Video
Talk about anthologies and the first name that comes to mind at the moment is that of Amazon Prime Video Modern Love Mumbai. The series comes after the two seasons of modern love. Starring Fatima Sana Shaikh, Wamiqa Gabbi, Anurag Kashyap, Chitrangda Singh, Pratik Gandhi, Ranveer Brar, Tanuja, Sarika, Arshad Warsi, among others, Modern Love: Mumbai weaves six beautiful tales of love, attraction, connection, dedication, discovery and showcases relationship in various forms – parental, sexual, romantic, martial, self-love and more.
2. Ankahi Kahaniya – Netflix
Released on Netflix last year, this anthology is the work of some of the most renowned directors – Abhishek Chaubey, Saket Chaudhary, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari. Check out three unconventional love stories full of complications that tell the tales of love, loss and longing in the city of dreams – Mumbai. The film stars Abhishek Banerjee, Zoya Hussain and Kunal Kapoor.
3. LSD: Love, Sex, Dhokha – Netflix, Jio Cinema, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ Hotstar
From a woman’s leaked MMS to an incident on the casting couch to a camera capturing a couple’s honor killing, we see the camera uncover the lives of these loosely connected people. Director Dibakar Banerjee takes us through the lives of three couples and how the voyeuristic nature of modern society affects them and everything around them.
4. Feels like Ishq – Netflix
This Netflix title follows young adults and brings six relatable stories as they navigate their emotions and find love in life’s most unexpected moments and places.
5. Kanpuriye – Disney+ Hot Star
Starring Aparshakti Khurana, Divyendu Sharma, Harsh Mayar, Vijay Raaz, Rajshri Deshpande and Harshita Gaur, the film is about three boys from Kanpur who have big dreams and ambitions. However, the road to success is full of obstacles.
6. Ghost Stories – Netflix
It is directed by Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar. ghost stories brings thriller horror stories that will give you goosebumps. The four short films feature Janhvi Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulipala, Sukant Goel and Vijay Verma, among others.
One of the most relevant political thrillers Yuva makes a brilliant Hindi anthology. The narration of Mani Ratnam’s second film in Bollywood was inspired by the film by Mexican filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu Amore Perros. The film features three stories linked by a single event. The film stars Ajay Devgn, Rani Mukherjee, Abhishek Bachchan, Vivek Oberoi and others and has brilliant music by ARRahman.