Many new releases waiting a long time for the theatres to open are now gushing like a flood on various OTT platforms.
Here is the list of Indian films those are releasing online in the coming weeks. The dates of some releases are confirmed while the others are yet to be announced.
The much awaited film that has stopped hitting the screens ever since the announcement of national lockdown has finally decided to hit the OTT platform. Anushka and Madhavan have paired up for this film in the direction of Hemanth Madhukar. Kona Venkat is the promoter of the film. This is coming up on Amazon Prime on October 2nd.
Orey Bujjiga is a rom-com entertainer directed by Konda Vijay Kumar in the production of K K Radha Mohan. Raj Tarun, Hebha Patel and Malavika Nair are in the lead roles while Anup Rubens scored music. The film has waited for the theatres to open but finally decided to come up on an OTT. The film is hitting Aha on October 2nd.
AAKASAM NEE HADDURA
Suriya starrer Tamil film Soorarai Pottru dubbed into Telugu as Aakasam Nee Haddura is all set to hit Amazon Prime Video. Sudha Kongara is the director of the film while Aparna Balamurali has paired up with Suriya as female lead. The release date is fixed to be 30th of October.
It’s finally time for the second season to unfold. Starring Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Rasika Duggal and Shweta Tripathi, the second season is expected to be more bloodsoaked and vengeful. It will be interesting to see how the story unfolds after the death of Vikrant Massey’s character, Bablu. The show drops on Amazon Prime Video, October 23.
The espionage thriller marks the digital debut of director Apoorva Lakhia and features Saqib Saleem, Iqbal Khan, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Waluscha De Sousa, Rajesh Tailang and Ankur Bhatia. The show is about a covert operations wing that investigates smaller decoys to expose a grand conspiracy that threatens national security. The series will premiere on Voot Select, September 23.
THE FAMILY MAN 2
Manoj Bajpayee returns in the second chapter, and joining the cast this time is southern star Samantha Akkineni. While Bajpayee impressed with his role in season one of the show, Samantha grabbed attention with her role in the digitally-released Tamil film “Super Deluxe”. Season two of “The Family Man” streams on Amazon Prime Video, the release date is yet to be officially announced.
Saif made an impressive OTT debut with “Sacred Games”. He now returns to the medium in “Tiger Zinda Hai” director Ali Abbas Zafar’s show “Tandav”, which is about the dark edges of Indian politics. The show also stars Sunil Grover, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayub and Sarah Jane Dias. It will stream on Amazon Prime Video, release date yet to be announced.
SCAM 1992- THE HARSHAD MEHTA STORY
Filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s series will tell the story of one of the biggest financial scams in the Indian stock market. The financial thriller is based on Debashis Basu and Sucheta Dalal’s book “The Scam”. It drops on SonyLiv and the official release date is yet to be confirmed.
A SUITABLE BOY
Mira Nair’s screen adaptation of the Vikram Seth novel “A Suitable Boy” features Tabu, Ishaan Khatter and newcomer Tanya Maniktala. It is a story of two young lovers who dare to break tradition and stereotypes in newly independent India. The limited series has already won applauds upon its international release on BBC One. For Indian viewers, it will stream on Netflix soon. Date yet to be confirmed.
“Bombay Begums” follows the journey of five women in contemporary urban India, who wrestle with desire, ethics, personal crises and vulnerabilities and ambition. Directed by Alankrita Shrivastava and Bornila Chatterjee, it stars Pooja Bhatt, Shahana Goswami, Amruta Subhash, Plabita Borthakur, and Aadhya Anand. To be released on Netflix, the date is yet to be confirmed.
MUMBAI DIARIES: 26/11
The series, starring Konkona Sensharma and Mohit Raina, is expected to be a fictionalised account of the terror attack that took place at Cama Hospital, among other venues, on November 26, 2008. Directed by Nikkhil Advani, it will stream on Amazon Prime Video. Date yet to be confirmed.
The political satire features Amol Palekar and Manav Kaul with Shikha Talsania and Girish Kulkarni. Plot details and release date announcement of the Amazon Prime show are awaited. #KhabarLive #hydnews