My Top 5 Songs, Movies and Everything Else of 2020

My Top 5 Songs, Movies and Everything Else of 2020

As a movies/ tv shows buff and a podcasts addict, I consume a lot of stuff from time to time, and also either review it or at the most, I recommend it ahead in my series, The Last 7 Days.

But, as 2020 comes to an end, and as this year was a unique one, I have been documenting whatever I can of it, right from what I ate, to what I consumed in a particular week, to writing down my thoughts and journey over this blog or my podcast.

This Top 5 is a basically a summary of the best of songs, podcasts, films, tv shows of 2020, according to me.

Top 10 Songs of 2020

(English/Spanish)

• Keep Going – Syn Cole
• Wonder – Shawn Mendes
• Maldad – Steve Aoki & Maluma
• Alane – Robin Schulz & Wes
• Energy – Disclosure
• Dakiti – Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez
• Monster – Shawn Mendes & Justin Bieber
• Levitating – Dua Lipa, DaBaby
• Alone Pt II – Alan Walker, Ava Max
• Need You Know – Armin van Buuren, Jake Reese

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Top 5 Songs of 2020 (Hindi)

• Bandish Bandits (the album)
• 3:59 AM – Divine
(Punya Paap album on repeat)
• Inshallah – Amit Trivedi & Alaa Wardi
(Songs of Dance – great AT album)
• Aabaad Barbaad – Arijit Singh
• Dillagi – MojoJojo

Heard a lot of Retro Hindi songs (the songs we listened to while growing up) most of the year

—x—

Top 5 Podcasts of 2020

• Our Last Week with Anuvab and Kunaal
• SmartLess
(w Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and Sean Hayes)
• Sway (w Kara Swisher)
• On Purpose with Jay Shetty
• Advertising is Dead

—x—

Top 5 Films of 2020 (Hindi/ Tamil)

• Gunjan Saxena
• Lootcase
• Kadakh
• Maska
• Soorarai Pottru

honorary mention: chand mubarak (from unpaused on amazon prime)

—x—

Top 5 Films of 2020 (English)

• Soul
• The Trial of the Chicago 7
• Sound of Metal
• The Platform
• Honey Boy (2019)

—x—

Top 5 TV Shows of 2020 (Hindi)

• Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story
• Aarya
• Paatal Lok
• Panchayat
• Bandish Bandits

honorary mention: mirzapur 2

—x—

Top 5 TV Shows of 2020 (English)

• Defending Jacob
• Messiah
• The Mandalorian 2
• The Test: A New Era for Australia’s Team
• The Comey Rule

honorary mention: all or nothing: tottenham hotspur

—x—

There were a ton of English films released this year, that didn’t make the cut because they aren’t available in India yet. (will hopefully watch those soon)

With so many films of 2020 postponed to 2021, no matter how the next year turns out, it’s definitely going to be amazing in terms of content.

Have I missed out on anything else though?

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