5 Impressive performances from Jason Momoa that affirms he is here to stay
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5 Impressive performances from Jason Momoa that affirms he is here to stay
Anukriti Chaturvedi
Aug 01, 2021

Source: Hindustan Times

Jason Momoa is celebrating his 42nd birthday today. The actor gained fame with his role as Khal Drogo, chieftain of the Dothraki Khalasar in Game of Thrones. He went on to essay the role of the DC comic character Aquaman will also be seen in Netflix’s Sweet Girl on August 20. 

Jason is famous for his down to earth presence and for being in touch with his Hawaiian heritage. He became an instant meme as he prepared to go in for a bear hug with Henry Cavill as the latter stood unsuspectingly at the European premiere of the movie, Suicide Squad.

We are counting our picks of series and movies available on OTT in India, starring the actor as he lights up the screen with his larger than life presence. 

7.8OTTplay Rating
This Apple TV+ series is set centuries after a virus in the 21st century wiped out most of the population, leaving only about two million people, but with no sight. Momoa essays the role of Baba Voss, the Alkenny’s tribe’s chieftain. He ends up marrying a woman seeking shelter and raises two children, who possess the gift of sight, protecting them from external sources who consider them a “heresy”. Catch Dave Bautista joining the series in season 2.
Game of Thrones
9.2OTTplay Rating
Perhaps, one of Momoa’s most notable performances, in Game of Thrones, the actor essays the role of Khal Drogo, the chieftain of the Dothraki Khalasar. He married Emilia Clarke’s character, Daenerys Targaryen in the show and was a just leader. Daenerys went on to name one of her dragons Drogo, after her husband’s death.
Justice League
6.5OTTplay Rating
This 2017 flick from Zack Snyder has a star-studded cast including Jason Momoa, Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Ezra Miller, Gal Gadot and others. Even though the movie didn’t do very well, which prompted the production studio to release the Snyder Cut in 2021 on HBO Max. The movie follows Wonder Woman collaborating with Batman to save humanity from a catastrophe as they find other meta-humans to join their cause, which includes Barry Allen/ Flash, Arthur Curry/ Aquaman, Victor Stone/ Cyborg. The usual DC universe characters are also present in the movie including Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Batman’s butler and J.K Simmons as Commissioner Gordon.
7.3OTTplay Rating
In Aquaman, Jason Momoa essayed the role of the titular DC comic character Aquaman also known as, Arthur Curry. Curry is half human and half Atlantean who goes on a quest to retrieve the fabled Trident to protect the water world.
6.7OTTplay Rating
This three-season historical drama traces the 18th century’s North American fur trade. Momoa’s character is an outlaw who wants to breach Hudson’s Bay Company’s monopoly over the fur trade in Canada since it has become corrupt and partakes in illegal activities.

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