Kuruthi, Shershaah to What If...?: Upcoming releases in August Week 2 to watch on Prime, Hotstar, Netflix and more
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Kuruthi, Shershaah to What If...?: Upcoming releases in August Week 2 to watch on Prime, Hotstar, Netflix and more

The second week of August has multiple releases on streaming platforms available in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi languages.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Aug 09, 2021
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What to watch this week - August Week 2

The second week of August 2021 is upon us, which means many exciting titles are hitting the OTT platforms daily. As the week ends with Independence Day (August 15) and Onam week starts from August 12, several patriotic films and South movies are streaming much to the excitement of the fans. A few titles which have already excited the fans are Bhuj The Pride of India, Kuruthi, Maestro, Modern Love S2, Netrikann, Shershaah, The Kissing Booth 3, What If? among many others.

Check out what to watch this week in detail below:

Ayngaran - August 13 (SonyLIV)
Ayngaran - SonyLIV

Tamil film Ayngaran is set for an OTT release after much delay. The thriller flick revolves around a skilled socially conscientious mechanical engineer played by GV Prakash Kumar. Helmed by RaviArasu, Ayngaran also features Mahima Nambiar as the female lead.

Beckett - August 13 (Netflix)

Starring John David Washington in the lead role, Beckett is about an American tourist who goes on the run in Greece after a tragic accident. The accident plunges him into a political conspiracy which makes him a target for assassination.

Bhuj The Pride of India - August 13 (Disney+ Hotstar)

Based on IAF Squadron Vijay Karnik played by Ajay Devgn, Bhuj: The Pride of India is a true story of bravery, patriotism and determination set against the backdrop of 1971 Indo-Pakistan War.

CODA - August 13 (Apple TV+)

The drama film is about Ruby who is a CODA (child of deaf adults), the only hearing person in her home. She discovers a passion for singing which leads her to choose between her family's obligations and her dreams.

F&F Spy Racers Season 5 - August 13 (Netflix)

The exciting and adrenaline rush filled animated series is making way for its fifth season. The show is about a teen driver Tony Toretto and his thriller friends who are recruited by a government agency to infiltrate a criminal street racing circuit as undercover spies.

India Shayari Project - August 15 (ZEE5)

India's poetic gems namely Kausar Munir, Dr Kumar Vishwas and Zakir Khan come together for a 90-minute show on the occasion of Independence Day 2021. The program feature interspersed poem, Shayari and many more which will leave audience ask for more.

Kuruthi - August 11 (Amazon Prime Video)

The Malayalam film Kuruthi is about how human relations that go across boundaries struggle to survive trials of hatred and prejudice. Directed by Manu Warrier, the suspense film features Prithviraj Sukumaran, Roshan Mathew, Murali Gopy and others.

Modern Love Season Two - August 13 (Amazon Prime Video)

Modern Love is back with the second season and brings another set of romantic tales which prove 'love breaks all the rules'. The anthology series comprises different stories about relationships, connections, betrayals and revelations. 

Netrikann - August 13 (Disney+ Hotstar)

Netrikann is about a visually challenged ex-CBI officer (Nayanthara) who gets into a cat-and-mouse chase to track down an obsessive psychopath who kidnaps girls.

Power Book III Raising Kanan - August 13 (Lionsgate Play)

Power Book III Raising Kanan is a series that is a prequel to the original Power franchise. The series is set in South Jamaica in 2991 and is a family drama that revolves around the coming of age of Kanan Stark.

Robindronath Ekhane Kawkhono Khete Aashenni - August 13 (Hoichoi)

The series directed by Srijit Mukherji is about a restaurant named Robindronath Ekhane Kawkhono Khete Aashenni. But the curiously named restaurant has a sole mystery associated with it. 

Shaman King - August 9 (Netflix)

The exciting Japanese manga series is about the adventures of Yoh Asakura who attempts to hone his shaman skills. He aspires to become the Shaman King by winning the Shaman Fight.

Shantit Krantit - August 13 (SonyLIV)

The Marathi web series is about three friends who go on a road trip to Goa to escape from the problem of their lives. The road trip however becomes a life-changing journey for them. 

Shershaah - August 12 (Amazon Prime Video)

Based on a true story, Shershaah is about PVC awardee Indian soldier Captain Vikram Batra. He shot to fame and became a household name for his bravery during the Kargil War in 1999. Vikram's indomitable spirit and unflinching courage are showcased in the biopic starring Sidharth Malhotra in the titular role.

Spin - August 15 (Disney+ Hotstar)

Spin, a Disney movie is about Rhea, an Indian-American teen who discovers her passion for creating DJ mixes that blend the rich textures of her South Asian culture and the world around her.

The Kissing Booth 3 - August 11 (Netflix)

The final instalment in The Kissing Booth franchise is about Elle's plans of making a bucket list during the final summer before she leaves for college.

Valeria S2 - August 13 (Netflix)

The Spanish show based on Elisabet Benavent novels is back with the second season. The series is about a writer in creative and marital crises who finds support from her three friends. They are also on their path to discover themselves.

Vivaha Bhojanambu - August 13 (SonyLIV)

The Telugu film Vivaha Bhojanambu is about a chaotic lockdown wedding starring Satya, Sundeep Kishan, Aarjavee, Sudharsan, Srikanth Tyangar, Subbaraya Sharma, TNR, Viva Harsha, Shivan Narayana, Madhumani, Nitya Sree, Kireeti, Dhaya and Kalpa Latha.

What If...? - August 11 (Disney+ Hotstar)

The animated Marvel series explores alternate timelines in the multiverse. It shows what would happen if major moments from the MCU films occurred differently. 

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