The 5 Best Akshay Kumar Social Dramas to Stream Online

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OMG: Oh My God! (2012)

Streaming on Netflix

Akshay Kumar plays a suave Lord Krishna in this satirical comedy that also stars Paresh Rawal. The film cleverly tackles the issues of blind faith and religious superstition that plague the country.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017)

Streaming on Netflix

This film follows the journey of a man who fights to install a toilet in his house for his wife. It also creates awareness to improve sanitation conditions, especially in rural parts of India.

Pad Man (2018)

Streaming on Netflix

Based on the true story of social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, this film seeks to break down the taboo surrounding menstruation. It follows a man who innovates ways to make sanitary napkins cheap and accessible.

2.0 (2018)

Streaming on Amazon Prime Video

This is the sequel to Rajinikanth’s super-hit sci-fi film Enthiran (2010). Akshay Kumar plays Pakshi Rajan, a disgruntled ornithologist who takes extreme measures to avenge the harm caused to birds by cell-phone radiation.

Mission Mangal (2019)

Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar

This uplifting film with an ensemble cast tells the story of the ISRO scientists behind India’s first expedition to Mars. It highlights the contributions of women who pursued their dreams despite push-back on the home front. 

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