Every year, March 8 is celebrated as International Women's Day worldwide, so this time let's have a movie marathon to mark the beautiful day.
Over the years, we have seen many women-centric movies that have given us hope and confidence and made us believe that we are no different from men. However, we don't need a particular day to celebrate woman power, but what's a better excuse to gather your girlfriends for binge-watching good movies about all kinds of women out there than on Women's Day? Here's a list of 13 movies for you; check out.
Aramm, starring Nayanthara, depicts a strong woman character who went to way too far extent to rescue her child, being a government servant.
Taapsee Pannu, Amitabh Bachchan starring 'Pink' is a movie which will teach you, "No means no". The film is about women-assault.
U Turn (Kannada)
Shraddha Srinath's captivating performance in the thriller' U Turn' will keep you at the edge of your seats.
Mardaani 1 and 2(Hindi)
Mardaani 1 and 2, starring Rani Mukherji, depicts a strong police officer's character who takes down women trafficking racket and a woman harasser. The movie shows power, strength and intelligence.
One of Kangana Ranaut's best-depicted film, Queen, talks about a girl whose wedding is called off and visits Paris on her own for her honeymoon.
English Vinglish (Hindi)
Directed by Gauri Shinde, starring Sridevi, the movie revolves around a simple housewife who rediscovers herself in the process of learning English.
It's a horror-drama featuring Anushka Shetty; this film is totally 'heroine-dependent', which will give the robust vibe. Later it was being remade in Bengali.
Coco before Chanel (English)
This film calls out to all fashion lovers as it portrays the story of one of the most iconic personalities in fashion history, till now, and we all know her name, Coco Chanel. Watch how her life unfurls on Netflix.
Little Women (English)
Little Women is a story about four girls on the Civil War's backdrop and how they fought to follow their passion and ambition, and how they believed in themselves. You search it on Netflix to give it a watch. The movie stars Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Timotée Chalamet and others.
Erin Brockovich (English)
Julia Roberts featuring Erin Brockovich is just a perfect choice to watch on Women's Day. It revolves around a single mother of three and her struggles.
Eat Pray Love (English)
Eat Pray Love stars Julia Roberts is based on Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir on the same name. It talks about those women who, even having everything, cannot find their true self. In this film, Julia having a successful career, a husband, and a house, takes a leap of faith to find herself.
No One Killed Jessica (Hindi)
No One Killed Jessica is a suspense drama starring Vidya Balan and Rani Mukherji, and the story revolves around Jessica Lal's murder case. It's an actual incident modified in a movie form.
The movie is based on the story of Vidya Bagchi, played by Vidya Balan, but as the name suggests, 'Kahaani' has a lot more to say when it unfolds slowly. One of Vidya's best, and the script is so gripping it will keep you hooked on.
Last Updated Mar 6, 2021, 12:28 PM IST