OTT platforms, with their varied content and genres, have become one of
the most preferred mediums of entertainment. Churning out content at lightning
speed, it’s time for your weekly update of the latest OTT releases with the
perfect blend of movies and TV shows to watch in order to satiate all your
bingeing needs. This week you will see many interesting titles premiering on
various platforms. From the gripping crime-drama ‘Kaalkoot’ to Season 3 of The
Witcher (2nd Part), One Friday Night, Spy, Half CA, and many more. Be it
action, drama, romance, comedy, horror or mystery, there’s something for
everyone on the most popular OTTs. Below is the list of some of the best web
series and movies which you can watch on Netflix, Sony LIV, Zee5, JioCinema and
Amazon Prime Video this week. Happy Viewing!!
Kaalkoot / JioCinema
A crime thriller featuring Vijay Varma and Shweta Tripathi in the lead roles, Kaalkoot follows the life of Ravi Shankar Tiwari, a police sub-inspector who has lost his passion for the job. However, a disturbing acid attack case reignites his sense of duty. He is determined to solve the case despite all the challenges in his personal life. As he delves deeper into the investigation, he is consumed by its haunting details.Directed by Sumit Saxena, the series that has been getting a good response for its storyline and exceptional performances, also features Seema Biswas, Yashpal Sharma and Gopal Datt in pivotal roles.
Happiness for Beginners / Netflix
Having always lived the safest life possible, recently divorced Helen Carpenter joins a group of strangers on a survival course upon her brother’s insistence. Seeking the adventure of a lifetime and finally wanting to live on the edge, the 32-year-old heads out to traverse 51 miles of Connecticut’s Appalachian Trail. As expected, the hiking, camping and conversations soon pave the path for Helen to live and love again. The film is based on the eponymous novel by Katherine Center.
One Friday Night / JioCinema
A thrilling encounter that takes place in a remote villa on a rainy Friday night, “One Friday Night” revolves around a business tycoon, who engages in an extra-marital affair with a woman much younger than him. Their secret affair in a faraway holiday villa takes an unforeseen turn when the young woman accidentally pushes the tycoon from the balcony and he falls straight on his head. This life-altering accident leaves the man critically injured and in need of urgent medical attention. The story that follows, takes viewers through the crazy happenings that occur over 'One Friday Night'.
Spy / Amazon Prime Video
An engaging Telugu spy thriller directed by Garry BH, “Spy” centres around Jai, a RAW agent tasked with unravelling the link between an arms dealer and the enigmatic freedom fighter, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. With talents like Nikhil Siddhartha, Iswarya Menon, and Naresh in prominent roles, you can watch the Tamil Version on Amazon Prime Video. Watch it if you don’t have much good things on hand!!
Kolla / Zee5
In “Kolla,” a riveting tale unfolds as two women plan a bank heist disguised as opening a beauty parlour. Unexpectedly, tragedy strikes with the untimely death of one woman, leading to an unforeseen twist. Starring Rajisha Vijayan, Priya Prakash Nair, and Vinay Forrt, this film premiered on July 27th on Zee5.
Half CA / Amazon Mini TV
Directed by Pratish Mehta and created by Arunabh Kumar and Harish Peddinti, “Half CA” follows the story of two aspiring Chartered Accountants from different backgrounds, but join forces to take on one of the toughest courses to become a CA. As they face various challenges together, their friendship grows, and they motivate each other with their diverse strengths and perspectives. Highlighting the rigorous preparation and immense pressure that is faced by them while preparing for the CA profession, the series delves into the complexities related to the profession that is not known to the outsiders.
Twisted Metal / Sony LIV
Based on the classic PlayStation game series, “Twisted Metal” is a new show featuring talented actors like Anthony Mackie and Stephanie Beatriz, is set in a post-apocalyptic world. This exhilarating action comedy revolves around couriers who navigate walled cities to transport various items. It follows a delivery guy who is offered a chance at a better life if he can successfully deliver a mysterious package. With a lethal axe-wielding car thief in tow, he must lock horns with feral marauders driving vehicles of destruction and other dangers of the open road to attain his dream of luxury.
Paayum Oli Nee Yenakku / Amazon Prime Video
Offering an engaging storyline and thrilling moments that captivate the audience, this action thriller is directed by Karthik Adwait. Starring Vikram Prabhu and Vani Bhojan in lead roles, “Paayum Oli Nee Yenakku” follows the journey of a partially blind man as he sets out to uncover the truth behind his father’s death.
Dream / Netflix
Korean movie ‘Dream’ has a charming stellar cast that stars Park Seo joon, Lee Ji-eun aka IU, and Lee Hyun-woo in the lead roles. It is a sports rom-com drama film that tells the story of a national football team competing in the Homeless World Cup under the guidance of a football coach. ‘Dream’ is on Netflix now.
Appatha / JioCinema
A heartwarming film written and directed by Priyadarshan, Appatha” revolves around an elderly woman and her unconditional love for her dog. Offering audiences an endearing and extraordinary cinematic experience, it beautifully portrays an unlikely bond that highlights the significance of respecting parents and discovering oneself.
Regina / Amazon Prime Video
A stylish revenge thriller directed by Domin D. Silva, Regina follows a homemaker seeking vengeance for her husband’s tragic death. Captivating audiences with its engaging storyline and suspenseful plot, Regina has Sunaina, Ananth Nag, and Vivek Prasanna in lead roles.
Paradise / Netflix
In a fictional yet not-too-distant future, technology for transferring years of life from one person to another revolutionises the planet. It catapults biotech start-up AEON into a billion-dollar pharmaceutical company, but their hunger for profit and ridicule for human life soon starts showing. After his wife is forced to give up 40 years of her life as payment for an insurance debt, an AEON employee desperately searches for a way to get them back and tries to expose the company for what it truly is.
The Witcher Season 3 (Part 2) / Netflix
The second half delves into Geralt of Rivia, a lone monster hunter and grappling to find his identity in the world. The audience finally gets to see the resolution of the cliffhanger involving him and Dijkstra. With the revelation of Vilgefortz as Rience’s master, Yennefer must convince Tissaia and the Brotherhood of his betrayal. Meanwhile, Ciri is hounded by the Wild Hunt, and Geralt is the only one who can protect her. With corruption, betrayal and death lurking at every corner of Aretuza, the stakes of survival have never been higher.