Stories are universal and they can come from anywhere and be loved everywhere. That’s why, language should no longer hold us back from discovering and enjoying stories from different parts of the world. Netflix takes care of this with subtitles and dubs in upto 32 languages. Here are our recommendations of some exciting international titles available on Netflix that can be enjoyed in Hindi:
○ The Kissing Booth 2
The Kissing Booth 2 picks up right where part one ended with Elle juggling a long-distance relationship with her dreamy boyfriend Noah, her college applications, and a developing friendship with a new handsome classmate in her senior year.
○ To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You
To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You takes you through the challenging moments that Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky face, when another recipient of one of Lara Jean’s old love letters enters the picture.
○ The Half of It
A teen romcom that explores friendship, love, acceptance, as well as the hardships of a Chinese family’s integration in the U.S., The Half of It centers around the life of Ellie Chu. A bright teen, Ellie writes a letter on behalf of a smitten but not so smart boy, to the girl of his dreams – the only complication being that Ellie has her own crush on the same girl.
○ Locke & Key
Based on a series of novels, Locke & Key is an American horror drama that appeals to both teens and adults. The series proceeds with the three Locke siblings and their mother moving into their ancestral home following their father’s death, to discover magical keys that may be connected to their father’s death.
○ Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
A dark drama about a teen girl with magical powers, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is an adaptation of the “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”. The series revolves around Sabrina Spellman struggling to balance her dual nature – half-witch, half-mortal – while standing against the evil forces that threaten her, her familyand humanity.
This drama/thriller follows Marty Byrde, a financial planner who relocates his family from Chicago to a summer resort community in the Ozarks. With wife Wendy and their two kids in tow, Marty is on the move after a money-laundering scheme goes wrong, forcing him to pay off a substantial debt to a Mexican drug lord in order to keep his family safe. While the Byrdes’ fate hangs in the balance, the dire circumstances force the fractured family to reconnect.
In a gripping story, the 2020 action movie Extraction is about a mercenary sent to Bangladesh to rescue the son of an Indian drug lord from the Bangladeshi drug lord. From missions to plot twists to betrayals to urban warfare, the movie delivers an excellent action thriller.
○ The Old Guard
A fast-paced, gory action-adventure movie, The Old Guard is about two brave, highly skilled women and their small team of immortals who travel the world over the centuries to help humanity.
○ The Witcher
Based on the book series and popular video games, The Witcher is set in a magical world in which “mutant” characters called Witchers are able to slay monsters. With fantasy storytelling, this series is both entertaining and easy to watch.
○ The Protector
The Protector revolves around the life of a young man who learns about his connection to an ancient secret order. In an action, fantasy, sci-fi packed Turkish drama, the series unfolds with this man setting out to save the city from an immortal enemy.
○ Lost in Space
Released in 2018, Lost in Space follows the Robinson family, who after crash-landing on an alien planet, fight against all odds to survive and escape. The two seasons show the family navigating through twists and turns. Surrounded by hidden dangers, they must find their way to safety for them all.
○ A Series of Unfortunate Events
Based on the best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler), this series follows the tragic tale of three orphans — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire — who are investigating their parents’ mysterious death. Saddled with an evil guardian named Count Olaf (portrayed by Emmy-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris), the siblings try to outsmart him at every turn to keep their inheritance.
○ The Willoughbys:
This animated film follows the Willoughbys, four old-fashioned siblings who are neglected by their parents, send them off on a “dangerous vacation” and then take one of their own. Accompanied by their new Nanny, they venture out into the modern world for some much needed action and adventure and discover the true meaning of family.
A simple act of kindness always sparks another, even in a frozen, faraway place. When Smeerensburg’s new postman, Jesper, befriends toymaker Klaus, their gifts melt an age-old feud and deliver a sleigh full of holiday traditions.
● Based on real life
○ The Crown
Spanning across four seasons, The Crown is a lavish drama that chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II (Played by Claire Foy and Olivia Colman) from the 1940s to modern times. The series begins with an inside look at the early reign of the queen, who ascended the throne at age 25 after the death of her father, King George VI. As the decades pass, personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries are revealed that played a big role in events that shaped the later years of the 20th century.
This gritty series tells the story of the rise of the cocaine trade in Colombia and the gripping real-life stories of drug kingpins of the late ’80s. Focused on the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, the show highlights the action taken by law enforcement as they try to curb the drug war and take down various cartels.
Inspired by true events, Mindhunter follows FBI agents Holden Ford and Bill Tench as they probe further into the psyches of those who have done the unthinkable. With help from psychologist Wendy Carr, they apply their groundbreaking behavioral analysis to hunting notorious serial killers.