To help you decide on your weekend watch list, we have handpicked four new arrivals on OTT platforms that guarantee maximum entertainment.
Streaming platforms are brimming with a compelling array of movies, catering to every cinematic appetite. Whether you crave pulse-pounding action, side-splitting comedy, or a physiological thriller, the options are plenty. To help you decide on your weekend watch list, we have handpicked four new arrivals on OTT platforms that guarantee maximum entertainment.
Bird Box Barcelona:
Netflix's sequel to its 2018 hit post-apocalyptic drama, Bird Box, explores a new territory, where a group of people try to survive the same eerie phenomenon of mass suicides. The city of Barcelona has fallen and survival hinges on the desperate act of blindfolding oneself to evade the malevolent creatures that have engulfed the planet. Bird Box Barcelona follows a group of survivors as they navigate treacherous terrain, relying on their senses and intuition while depriving themselves of sight. But, how will they escape the threats from their own species who have lost their ability to be reasonable or humane?
Bird Box Barcelona debuts on Netflix on July 14.
The film revolves around the life of an ageing police officer, brilliantly portrayed by Pasupathy, who unexpectedly finds himself caught in an extraordinary situation. On the cusp of retirement, he is called upon to investigate the theft of earrings from the lifeless body of a highly respected village elder, played by Rohini. And the theft sets off a chain of events that expose deep-rooted issues simmering beneath the surface of the community. The humble cop, occupying a low-ranking position, is now thrust into the eye of the storm, struggling to maintain control and prevent the situation from spiralling out of hand.
If you are in the mood for a feel-good drama with loads of light-hearted moments, then look no further than Janaki Jaane. Written and directed by Aneesh Upasana, this is a humble movie that tells a story of a lovely couple, whose lives being to fall apart when they became a pawn in a political scheme. The movie stars Saiju Kurup and Navya Nair as the lead pair, while Johny Antony, Sharafudeen, Kottayam Nazeer, Anarkali Marikar, George Kora, Sminu Sijo, Pramod Veliyanadu, James Eliya, Jordi Poonjar, Shylaja Sreedharan, Vidhya Vijayakumar, Anjali Sathyanath, Sathi Premji and Anwar Shereef have played the supporting roles.
Janaki Jaane is streaming on Disney+Hotstar.
Blurring the lines between fantasy and reality, Hawa delves into the gripping story of a group of fishermen whose lives are forever changed when they unexpectedly catch a young woman in their net. Amid the fishermen, conflicting beliefs arise regarding the presence of a woman on board, with some considering it an ill omen while others are enticed by the mysterious arrival. As tensions simmer and escalate, the boat sinks into chaos, leaving behind a trail of bloodshed. Directed by Mejbaur Rahman Sumon, the film stars Chanchal Chowdhury and Nazifa Tushi in the lead roles.
Hawa is streaming on SonyLIV.