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5 Recent Family Drama Movies To Watch This Diwali Night

India celebrates Diwali, a glittering and prosperous celebration, with great excitement. And as the festival approaches, we look forward to donning our festive clothes, praying to God, lighting the diyas and celebrating the occasion with fervor. While spending Diwali outdoors is wonderful, planning a family movie date can make the day even more joyful.

Diwali is a day to spread joy, happiness and love. Watching Bollywood family drama movies can allow you to spend some quality time with your loved ones on this day, which is also bound to have a lot of fun. Here we have curated a list of recent family drama movies to watch on OTT that are perfect for a family movie night.

Family drama movies to watch on Diwali night:

Maja Ma

The story centers on Pallavi, a devoted housewife and loving mother who comes to terms with the secrets of her past. The film is about a middle class Gujarati family. The story revolves around how she comes to terms with certain truths central to her identity and personality, as well as how they affect those close to her. The twist on this family entertainment movie has never been seen before. Along with the story, the cast which also includes Madhuri Dixit, Gajraj Rao, Ritwik Bhowmik, Barkha Singh, Srishti Shrivastava and Sheeba Chaddha deliver good performances.

Stream on: Amazon Prime

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, starring Kartik Aaryan, Tabu and Kiara Advani, is the sequel to the psychological horror comedy of the same title starring Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan. You must have seen this film, and maybe you have also seen this one. Rewatch it with your family on Diwali night and enjoy the ghostly presence of Manjulika stalking a Rajasthani family. As a bonus, you meet Anjulika, Manjulika’s sister and see the biggest twist. You will enjoy the performances of Tabu, Sanjay Mishra, Rajpal Yadav, Kiara Advani and Kartik Aaryan.

Stream on: Netflix

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Jugjugg Jeeyo

Jugjugg Jeeyo is a pure and simple family drama that delights in many ways. First of all, it’s a movie you can watch and enjoy as a family. Second, there are interesting discussions about marriage and relationships mixed with humor, emotion and other elements. This film is another modern family story, like all of Karan Johar’s films. You will see how many relationships intersect; enjoying the family drama; groovy music; and enjoy stellar performances from Neetu Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Manish Paul and debutante Prajakta Koli.

Stream on: Amazon Prime

Sita Ramam

Sita Ramam is a love story lived and doomed. Unrequited love, cross-country ties, and an appeal that harkens back to a time when letters were the primary mode of communication With your family, enjoy Sit’s ramam, a musical epic that cleverly mixes tragedy and love. You’ll love the poetic narration and charming performances from Dulquer Salmaan, Mrunal Thakur (who makes his Telugu debut), Rashmika Mandanna and Sumanth round out the cast.

Stream on: Amazon Prime

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Jayeshbhai Jordaar

It’s nothing new in Hindi cinema to wrap a serious subject between slices of humor. JAyeshbhai Jordaar, a film about the son of a Gujarati sarpanch who rebels against his patriarchal family to preserve his unborn daughter, tackles the issue of female infanticide. Ranveer Singh, Shalini Pandey, Boman Irani and Ratna Pathak Shah play the lead roles. In this comedy-drama-emotional film, which stars Ranveer Singh in his very first role as a father, there is a mixture of humor, drama and sentiment. You can watch the movie on Diwali night with your family and enjoy the excellent performances of the performers.

Stream on: Amazon Prime

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