FOUR DAY LONG WEEKEND! Yep, the first and the last this year! Not every day is Diwali, you see. This is your undisturbed time away from work and with your loved ones. Four days of pure fun that will be spent decorating the house with diyas and lanterns, decking up in your best festive wear, binge on some traditional Diwali delicacies and indulging in endless banter with family and friends. Also Read - Man Stops Ajay Devgn's Car in Mumbai to Ask Him to Speak on Farmers Protest, Arrested
To add fun to your special time catching up with your dear ones, India.com brings to you a list of some entertaining, slice of life films – a mix of those playing in theatres and available on the internet – that you can enjoy with your entire family. Also Read - Badminton or Tennis? Netizens Troll Parineeti Chopra And Saina-Makers For Confused Poster
Secret Superstar – starring Aamir Khan and Zaira Wasim
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Secret Superstar: Advait Chandan brings to us the story of Insia, who loves singing and aspires to become a singing sensation one day. Her dreams are however crushed under the weight of her burqa and her father’s regressive, patriarchal thinking. She however finds her way to present her talent to the world and instantly becomes a hit. She is a Secret Superstar, since she performs with the burqa on and no one knows her real identity. Will the world ever know the name and face behind the voice they have fallen in love with?
Golmaal Again: Rohit Shetty’s film tells the story of five friends who move back to their old neighborhood albeit in a new house which is haunted by a ghost. The spirit plays havoc in their lives and all they want to do is to get rid of it! But will that be possible?
Tu Hai Mera Sunday – starring Barun Sobti, Shahana Goswami
Tu Hai Mera Sunday: Milind Dhaimade’s Tu Hai Mera Sunday depicts a story of five friends who are struggling to find a place to play football on a Sunday. But there is more ways they are common and connected to one another than the fame of football.
Golmaal – starring Amol Palekar, Utpal Dutt
Gol Maal: Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s film is an entertaining tale that will strike a chord with all those who have a difficult boss. He has his quirks, his ideals of what’s right and what is wrong and he expects all his employees to live by his rules – professionally and personally.
Katha – starring Naseeruddin Shah, Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval
Katha: Sai Paranjpye’s Katha tells the tale of the mushy one sided love. A middle-class boy falls in love with his beautiful neighbor but is too shy to confess. His biggest threat comes in the form of his friend, an extrovert and a natural charmer, who starts wooing the girl.
Chashme Buddoor starring Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval
Chashme Buddoor: Three friends try to win the heart of one pretty girl. It is a surprise when two amongst this troupe, who are womanizers, fail at impressing the girl with their tried and tested ways. She instead loses her heart to the nerdy friend.
Khubsoorat starring Rekha, Rakesh Roshan, Ashok Kumar
Khubsoorat: A strong, dominating woman who is a mother and mother-in-law has made some strict rules that the entire family has to follow. However, her daughter-in-law’s younger sister comes to stay with them for a few days and inspires everyone to break all the rules and live a life of fun and fulfillment.
So this Diwali, along with enjoying some sweets, binge on some Bollywood films as well with your entire family! Happy Diwali