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. Be it action, drama, romance, comedy, horror or mystery, there’s something for everyone on the most popular OTTs. The list includes everything from Choona to Charlie Chopra, King of Kotha, Hostel Daze finale season, and more. Below is the list of some of the best web series and movies which you can watch on Netflix, Sony LIV, Disney Hotstar, Zee5, JioCinema and Amazon Prime Video this week. Happy Viewing!!
Choona / Netflix
Choona is a heist comedy-drama series directed, created, and written by Pushpendra Nath Misra. It features an ensemble cast with Jimmy Shergill, Monika Panwar, Namit Das, Aashim Gulati, Chandan Roy, and Arshad Warsi in key roles. The story revolves around a corrupt and superstitious politician Shukla (Jimmy Shergill), who is also known as the ‘Calculator’ as he calculates or plans the minutest details. A group of misfits detest Shukla as he has done them all wrong, and now they plan to exact revenge by plotting a heist worth 800 crores. Will they be able to con the shrewd and ruthless politician and get away with the money? Watch Choona to find out.
Charlie Chopra & The Mystery of Solang Valley / Sony LIV
With an impressive cast that includes Naseeruddin Shah, Lara Dutta, Neena Gupta, Ratna Pathak Shah, Gulshan Grover, Paoli Dam, Wamiqa Gabbi, Priyanshu Painyuli, Vivaan Shah, Imaad Shah and Pulkit Makol, ace director Vishal Bhardwaj offers yet another thrilling crime mystery drama series Charlie Chopra & The Mystery of Solang Valley. An adaptation of Agatha Christie’s famous novel The Sittaford Mystery, the series revolves around the murder mystery of a rich man in the quaint town of Solang Valley. Wamiqa Gabbi portrays the titular character – Charulata ‘Charlie’ Chopra who rushes to the peaceful town after hearing the unfortunate news of her fiancé (Jimmy Nautiyal – portrayed by Vivaan Shah) getting arrested for the murder. She tries to investigate on her own, during which she comes across many lies, secrets, and likely suspects. Will she find the real culprit?
Tumse Na Ho Payega / Disney Hotstar
A comedy drama by Abhishek Sinha, Tumse Na Ho Payega is about a bunch of friends who want to follow their hearts and not follow what is expected by society or their parents. Ishwak Singh who plays the role of the lead protagonist Gaurav is dissatisfied with his regular job and quits it to start his own business with his friend (played by Gaurav Pandey). Sadly, though, things don’t go as per his plan and his life turns into a mess. Will he be able to get his life back on track after the debacle? Same time, a young man named Agastya struggles with controlling his anger. This often leads him to make mistakes. When he meets Avni, a caring doctor, his quick temper causes problems. This sets off a journey of change for Agastya. With Mahima Makwana, Ishwak Singh, Amala Akkineni, Gaurav Pandey, Parmeet Sethi, Gurpreet Saini and Meghna Malik in the cast, you can watch this comedy drama on Disney Hotstar.
Hostel Daze (Season 4) / Amazon Prime Video
With a cast that includes Adarsh Gourav, Nikhil Vijay, Utsav Sarkar, Luv Vispute, Shubham Gaur, Ahsaas Channa and Ayushi Gupta, the fourth and final season of the comedy-drama series Hostel Daze will be released this week. The popular group of friends is in their last year of college, and each of them is trying his/her best to get a campus placement offer. However, it is not so easy to seek a respectable job for everyone – some will get placed while some will face rejection. Besides, these friends also have to sort out their respective issues before bidding their final farewell to college and hostel lives. Reminisce on your college days with the gang in this final season of Hostel Daze, which is directed by Abhinav Anand.
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar / Netflix
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar is a short adventure comedy movie based on Roald Dahl’s short story of the same name. Benedict Cumberbatch portrays the titular character in this movie, which also stars Ralph Fiennes, Dev Patel, Ben Kingsley, Rupert Friend, and Richard Ayoade in pivotal roles. Henry Sugar is a 41-year-old unmarried, rich man who stumbles upon a book about a guru who sees without his eyes. Henry sets out to master this extraordinary skill as he thinks that it will help him cheat at gambling and make a lot of money. Watch the film to find out if he does succeed.
Kumari Srimathi / Amazon Prime Video
Nithya Menen portrays the eponymous character Kumari Srimathi aka Siri in this Telugu language emotional comedy drama series. Siri is a 30-year-old unmarried woman living with her dysfunctional family in a remote village in East Godavari. Siri’s family wishes to see her get married as soon as possible, but her aim in life is to reclaim her ancestral home for which she needs a hefty amount. Since she has to arrange for money quickly, she decides to open up a bar in her village, which obviously is opposed by her family and society. What will Siri do now? Apart from Nithya Menen, Kumari Srimathi cast includes Gauthami, Thiruveer, Nirupam, Talluri Rameshwari, Praneetha Patnaik, Prem Sagar, Dr. Vijaykrishna Naresh, Murali Mohan and others.
King of Kotha / Disney Hotstar
In a town engulfed by crime, Kannan Bhai and his formidable gang wield uncontested authority. In a daring bid to challenge this oppressive rule and exact revenge, Inspector Shahul ingeniously orchestrates the triumphant return of the long-lost ‘King,’ setting in motion a series of riveting and transformative events that will change the course of the town’s history. This Dulquer Salmaan starrer King of Kotha is a Malayalam language action period drama movie. The directorial debut of Abhilash Joshiy follows the journey of Dulquer’s character the King of Kotha aka Kotha ‘Raju’ Rajendran. Raju has always dreamt of becoming a goon like his father and ruling Kotha, a fictional crime-infested town set near the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. Eventually, he does become the ‘King of Kotha’ and things are going as per his plan, but not for too long. Many unfortunate events happen in his life that compel him to change himself as well as his plans.
Kushi / Netflix
In the breath-taking mountains of Jammu and Kashmir unfolds a poignant love tale, entwining the hearts of an army officer and a Kashmiri girl. Amidst the majestic peaks and valleys, their love story blossoms against the backdrop of duty, sacrifice, and the surreal beauty of the region, adding an emotional depth that mirrors the towering landscapes that witness their evolving romance. With a stellar cast that includes Vijay Deverakonda, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Jayaram, Sachin Khedakar, Murali Sharma, Lakshmi, Ali, Rohini, Vennela Kishore, Rahul Ramakrishna, Srikanth Iyengar and Saranya Pradeep, you can watch this Telugu, romance drama only on Netflix.
Agent / SonyLIV
Rickey, also known as P. Ramakrishna (Akhil Akkineni), is an energetic young man who aspires to become a spy. However, despite his repeated attempts, he is rejected thrice by RAW. In a bid to get noticed by the RAW chief, Mahadev, aka The Devil (Mammootty), he hacks into the chief’s system. Eventually, The Devil assigns Rickey a secret mission to uncover the action plan of God (Dino Morea), who intends to harm India on a large scale. Who is God, and what is his connection with The Devil? Did Rickey manage to locate and stop him? The Telugu, action drama unravels all the answers.
Love is in the Air / Netflix
Love is in the Air is a rom-com drama movie starring Delta Goodrem and Joshua Sasse as Dana and William. Dana is a fiercely independent pilot who manages the family business in the north Australian tropics. She successfully managed the business until the corporate decided to shut it down as it’s no longer a profitable venture for them. The corporate sends William to get the task done, but amidst all this, Dana falls for him. What will she do now? How will she manage her professional and personal life?
The Worst of Evil / Disney Hotstar
Ji Chang-wook, Wi Ha-joon, and Im Se-mi star in the South Korean crime action-drama series The Worst of Evil. The story is set in the 1990s Gangnam, where Jung Gicheul (played by Wi Ha-joon) leads the drug cartel that spreads across Korea, China, and Japan. The only man who can bring him down is police officer Park Joon-mo (played by Ji Chang-wook). Officer Park goes undercover to infiltrate the syndicate and arrest Jung so that he can get a two-rank promotion. It’s well known that it is comparatively easier to get into a crime syndicate, but not so easy to get out. Will Officer Park be able to escape unscathed?
Adiyae / SonyLIV
Jeeva has had a crush on Senthazhini since their school days. She’s now a famous singer, while Jeeva is just a regular guy still harbouring his secret love for her. Unexpectedly, he’s transported to a new world where he’s a thriving musician, and Senthazhini is his spouse. This Tamil, romance drama starring Gouri Kishan, G.V. Prakash Kumar, Madumkesh and others can be watched on SonyLIV.
Gen V / Amazon Prime Video
Gen V is an action-adventure series, which is a spin-off of the satirical superhero television series The Boys. The story revolves around young adult superheroes aka supes studying at Godolkin University School of Crimefighting, which is managed by Vought International. This is the only college for the young superheroes who are aware of the fact that their superpowers are because of Compound V. Apart from experiencing the typical chaos of college life, the supes are trying to understand their physical and moral capabilities and responsibilities. They soon discover that everything is not right at school and they need to do something about it. But, will they do the right thing?
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse / Netflix
A year after its predecessor, Spider-Man: throughout the Spider-Verse centres on Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) and his journey throughout the multiverse following his reunion with Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld). He will encounter fresh iterations of Spider-Man during this new quest, as well as The Spot, an ambitious villain played by Jason Schwartzman.
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