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From Toofan to Malik: 8 Movies and shows releasing during Amazon Prime Day 2021

Amazon announced eight upcoming titles releasing on Prime Video leading up to the much-awaited Prime Day sale.

Anurkiti Chaturvedi
Jul 11, 2021
 
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Source: Hindustan Times

Amazon announced the world premiere of several movies coming on its OTT platform, Prime Video. Prime Video in India will witness the release of eight titles across six languages, leading up to the days of the much awaited two day sale.

The list includes much anticipated movies like Toofan, Malik amongst others. These movies will be premiering in 240+ countries and territories. 

The eight titles that are part of celebrating Prime Day 2021 include:

The Prime Day Show | 8 July

A musical treat for the audiences, The Prime Day Show is a three-part special featuring notable artists like Billie Eilish, H.E.R. and Kid Cudi. It is set to be an amalgamation of performance and storytelling, providing a rich experience as it transports audiences to Paris, the iconic Dunbar Hotel and outer space. 

Prime Day Show X Billie Ellish focuses on the award winning singer, singing from her upcoming album in the birthplace of cinema, paying a tribute to the bygone era.

Prime Day Show X H.E.R. witnesses the American singer paying tribute to the Dunbar Hotel, the video imagining what it would be like in 2021. The Dunbar Hotel has not only hosted eminent figures over time but also has a rich history and culture associated with it.

Prime Day Show X Kid Cudi witnesses a journey to outer space as Kid Cudi goes about setting up a new community on the moon. The show will feature music from Cudi's album Man on the Moon III. Cudi collaborates with International Space Orchestra, the world’s first orchestra composed of space scientists from NASA Ames Research Center, the SETI Institute and the International Space University as his backing band. 

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Toofan (Hindi) | July 16

The highly anticipated flick from Farhan Akhtar is a sports drama. Akhtar is no stranger to such roles, previously having essayed the role of Milkha Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. 

Due to his extenuating circumstances as an orphan, he grows up to become a local goon. When he meets Ananya, he is set onto the right path and pursues his calling of becoming a world class boxer. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's directorial is an inspiring tale of second chances. 

Malik (Malayalam) | July 15

This anticipated flick, which was to be a theatre release, finally got a release date and a platform at Amazon Prime Video after several delays due to the pandemic. 

In this political thriller, Sulaiman Malid (Fahadh Faasil), is a beloved community leader. Spanning over different time periods, the film chronicles his journey of rebelling against fascist forces encroaching on his people's lands. The film traces a tumultuous history filled with crime and death and is narrated to Freddy, a juvenile criminal, tasked with assassinating his uncle, Sulaiman. The Mahesh Narayanan directorial is inspired from true events. 

Ikkat (Kannada) | July 21

This comedy drama is set during pandemic times as it follows a married couple. Presented by comedian Pawan Kumar, starring Bhoomi Shetty and Nagabhshana promises to take the audience on a hearty roller coaster ride. 

Sarpatta Parambarai (Tamil)/ Sarpatta Parampara (Telugu) | July 22

This sports drama depicts the 1970s boxing culture in Madras. The Pa Ranjith directorial stars Arya in the pivotal role of a boxer and showcases a clash between two clans, Idiyappa Parambarai and Sarpatta Parambarai in North Chennai. 

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Hostel Daze 2 | July 23

The new season picks off from the ending of Season 1, taking forward the story of four naive students in an engineering college's hostel. A relatable and funny depiction of hostel life with its clashes and absurdities.

Tom & Jerry | July 10

Tom and Jerry, the legendary duo with their cat and mouse game are back! When Jerry moves to New York City's finest hotel on the eve of the wedding of the century, the event planner is forced to hire Tom to hunt down Jerry and rid the hotel of him. Chaos ensues as the cat and mouse's chase is afoot. It threatens to destroy not only her career but also the wedding and the hotel. The OG family entertainment. 

Judas & Black Messiah | July 25

An American biographical drama, Judas & Black Messiah has been appreciated for its plot and sharp execution. When FBI informant William O'Neal is tasked with infiltrating the Illinois Black Panther Party, he is given the responsibility to keep tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton. A thief, O'Neal goes about indulging in manipulating both sides.

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