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2019 has been an amazing year for movies of all kinds. With many of the glitz and glam of the success of various movies, we have decided to compile a watch out list of movies and series for Diwali. It is that time of the year when we come together to celebrate and unwind from our daily lives. This is the best chance to sit back and relax on some movies and series which were on your bucket list. Since Diwali celebrations are happening at the tail end of the year in October, we have a very nice set of recommendations for you to check out. So grab your popcorns and browse through our list of the best Diwali movie release.

Our Diwali Movie Specials and the must watch list:

English / Hollywood

This has been an amazing year for Hollywood flicks as there were some big releases and remakes to make way to the Indian shores. This Diwali also proves to be a fun-filled one for the movie buffs as the list of Hollywood releases are set to impress the hardest of the critics. Here is our list:


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This is one of the most anticipated movies of 2019, with Joaquin Phoenix giving a stand out performance as Arthur Fleck. The movie has the man walking the streets alone failing to make a connection in his life. His day job as a clown and his stand up career aspirations remains futile as he is pushed and bullied into madness. As he transforms into the clown prince of crime, the slow descend is something to admire and indulge in. Watch it before it leaves the theatres.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

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The movie stars Angelina Jolie as maleficent. Princess Aurora and Maleficent break bonds as influenced by the formidable queen. They must face new battles to save the magical land they share. It is a true entertainer and will keep you hooked throughout the movie.

Zombie Land 2

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The second edition of the wildly funny and successful movie Zombieland. It brings back the old cast and a few additions to give you an amazing movie experience. The movie revolves around the team fighting Zombies around America. It lands in time for Diwali celebrations in India. Get your adrenaline pumping with the Zombieland 2: Double Tap.

Hindi / Bollywood

Some of the major Bollywood releases are scheduled for this October as the whole of India celebrates Diwali. You can get the best offers and discounts on the films with the help of Bookmyshow coupons*, click here. Here are the most awaited movies this Diwali.

Houseful 4

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The fourth installment of this witty comedic franchise drops this Diwali. With many diehard fans and a lot more YouTube hits, Housefull 4 is going to make a statement. The film is also called to be the highest budgeted comedy movie ever made in India. This movie would be a must-watch family entertainer.

Made in China

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Made in China is the story of a man(Rajkumar Rao) finding his ways in the world. After a failed business he decides to travel to China in hopes of better opportunities. The comedy and life that follows him are something that will inspire and entertain us for days on end. Catch it as it is a Diwali movie release.

Saand Ki Aankh

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This fun exciting and entertaining movie reminds us that it is never too late to start. Follow Chandro Tomar (Taapsee Pannu)  and Prakashi Tomar (Bhumi Pednekar) as they discover their passion for shooting and helping other women to sharpen their shooting skills. This is a truly inspiring movie for everyone on Diwali.

Regional movies / Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam

C++ (Kannada)

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This thriller showcases the negative side of the internet. The seat edge suspense thriller brings to you a cocktail of relevant and action-packed performances and an intriguing storyline. Make sure you got your ticket discounts* and refreshments before you commit to this entertainer.

Raahu (Telugu)

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The movie has Bhanu who has a rare disorder called hysterical blindness. Her temporary blindness kicks off when she sees blood. As her enemies cause the biggest bloodshed ever, she has to fight through it to see the light on the other side. This thriller will make you sit on the edge of your seat the entire duration.

Operation Goldfish (Telugu

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Based on a true story, Operation Goldfish is the hunt to capture and eliminate the mysterious terrorist called goldfish who is causing civil unrest in the Kashmir region. The movie is lead by Aadi and Nitya Naresh in the leading roles, grab some popcorn and relax as the story unwinds.

Kaithi (Tamil)

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This prison break movie is a well crafted and much-anticipated movie starring Karthi. The movie is set to be an amazing experience for the fans and viewers alike. This Diwali Kaithi will give you that extra punch to kickstart your celebration.

Bigil (Tamil)

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Bigil is a mass and motivational movie combined into one. Starring Vijay where he plays a coach of a women’s football team. The story revolves around him making his efforts and pushing the team forward to success. It is a family entertainer and would delight for the diehard fans of Vijay.

Edakkad Battalion 06 (Malayalam)

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Shafeek (Tovino Thomas) wanted to join the army and serve the country when his family had other plans for him. Now on his break from work back home he must manage his new bride, family and the illegal activities happening on the side. This movie will be worth a watch as it has an exciting plot.

Series and shows (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar)

There are more series than ever with the streaming services taking the lead and bringing in new shows week after week. Explore from international series, originals and regional series that would help you stay entertained anytime, anywhere. Some of the top recommended series and shows are:

Chernobyl (Hotstar Premium)                    

The small series is based on a real-life incident also known as the worst nuclear in history. Many had laid down their lives during the incident and it is said to be the turning point for the Soviet Union.

 Black Mirror (Netflix)                                  

Black Mirror is one of those controversial but must-watch series revolving around technology, future, and human emotions. The analogy series revolves around behavior, personal lives and how technology affects them in different scenarios of life.

The Family Man (Amazon Prime)                

Srikant Tiwari is a spy show that lives a life of a middle-class man. When both the worlds collide it becomes demanding to keep up with the orders from the National Intelligence Agency and his personal life.

Sacred Games Season 2 (Netflix)                

Season 2 of Sacred Games picks up where season 1 left off. It is double the excitement, double the drama and double the action than the first season. See how the story continues in the season 2 of Sacred Games.

Stranger Things Season 3 (Netflix)              

Stranger things season 3 is back with the kids back in the saddle to save the town from the upside-down. This time the stakes are more as well as there are more twists and revelations that could change things forever. Catch more Diwali movie and series releases on Netflix.