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Darlings on Netflix to Victim on SonyLIV, what to watch this weekend

Here are some of the top releases on OTT this week, including Darlings on Netflix, Victim on SonyLIV, and Crash Course on Amazon Prime Video.

Darlings on Netflix to Victim on SonyLIV, what to watch this weekend
Alia Bhatt in Darlings; a poster of Victim/Twitter
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Last Updated: 03.48 AM, Aug 07, 2022

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This week brings a lot of new content that will be available to viewers on various OTT platforms. Some are originals, while others were released on OTT following a theatrical run. On Netflix, there's Alia Bhatt and Shefali Shah starrer Darlings. Then, there are The Great Weddings Of Munnes on Voot, starring Abhishek Banerjee and Barkha Singh in the lead. Also, Annu Kapoor brings in an ensemble cast on Amazon Prime Video’s Crash Course. Let's have a look at what’s releasing this week across languages, on streaming.

Darlings

Where to watch: Netflix

Set against the backdrop of a conservative lower-middle-class neighbourhood in Mumbai, the story follows the lives of a quirky mother-daughter duo (Shefali Shah and Alia Bhatt), who find courage and love while navigating extraordinary circumstances as they try to find their place in the world.

Crash Course

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

The series follows eight students who have come to study at Kota's two largest, rival coaching institutes, led by Ratanraj Jindal and Arvind Batra. These are the top institutes' owners, each hell-bent on completing the other to gain complete control of the education business in Kota. Their no-holds-barred rivalry is reminiscent of a chess match. The students and teachers are the pawns in this game. In the beginning, their student life is full of fun and camaraderie, but as time goes on, the pressures and competition increase. There is chaos as the two vastly different worlds of students and coaching institute owners collide. The stakes are raised, motives collide, and lives are endangered.

Wedding Season

Where to watch: Netflix

Under pressure from their immigrant parents to find spouses, two Indian-Americans (Suraj Sharma and Pallavi Sharda) pretend to date to survive a summer of weddings; but fall in love as they struggle to balance who they are with who their parents want them to be.

The Great Weddings Of Munnes

Where to watch: Voot

Munnes (Abhishek Banerjee) is an honest, diligent, and kind-hearted young man who is rejected by every girl he proposes marriage to in The Great Weddings Of Munnes. His paths cross with the beautiful and wealthy Mahi (Barkha Singh), who falls in love with him due to his honesty and kindness. Munnes' 'kundalini' interferes just as everything is starting to come together. Munnes realises that to have a happy marriage with Mahi, he must first marry and divorce another woman. Munnes' search for a suitable one-day spouse begins.

John Luther

Where to watch: ManoramaMAX

Devikulam Police Station SI John Luther (Jayasurya) is a committed police officer. He is ready to even risk his life for policing. During one interrogation, he suffers ruptured eardrums and hearing loss. Will he be able to complete an investigation that he had to leave halfway?

The Sandman

Where to watch: Netflix

Morpheus (Tom Sturridge), the king of dreams, escapes from his prison after nearly a century and sets out on a journey to reclaim what was stolen from him. The show is based on Neil Gaiman's comic of the same name.

Victim

Where to watch: SonyLIV

This Tamil anthology, directed by M Rajesh, Chimbudevan, Pa Ranjith, and Venkat Prabhu, delves into the minds of people who have been victims of unfortunate events.

Luck

Where to watch: Apple TV+

It's about an orphan girl named Sam who is unlucky and never gets adopted. However, she must leave the orphanage to experience the real world. The plot of the film revolves around her survival in the outside world.

Maha

Where to watch: Aha Tamil

Hansika Motwani’s 50th film follows a mother who tries to save her kidnapped child. Maha, directed by UR Jameel, is produced by Malik Streams Corporation, a production and distribution company that is based in Malaysia. The film has music by Ghibran, cinematography by J Laxman and editing by John Abraham.

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