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New Movies and Shows Dropping on OTT Platforms in April To Make Your Quarantine A Little Better

Murder mysteries, comedies, and dramas - April 2021 will have an exciting bunch of movies and shows to look forward to.

Harshita Alok Sharma
Apr 05, 2021
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The Big Bull premieres on April 8 on Disney+ Hotstar.

Several states of the nation have been forced back into a lockdown after a significant surge in the cases of Covid-19. This leaves movie buffs disappointed, for all theatres have been ordered shut in states such as Maharashtra. An added hurdle is the never-ending list of restrictions on movie shoots which have also delayed some big projects that audiences were dying to watch.

Though the thrill of watching a movie on a screen that’s 45 feet wide, with a big tub of buttery popcorn by your side, is unmatchable, OTT shows and movies were able to help us ride out the 2020 lockdown with relative ease. The current circumstance of a pandemic has left cinephiles no choice but to kick back, sink into their couches and turn to their favourite streaming service. As OTT platforms have picked up, some incredible shows and movies are also expected. If you’re spending your April staying home (like you should), we’ve got some upcoming shows and movies for you that you should definitely stream this month.

Watch Hello Charlie on Amazon Prime Video.

Hello Charlie - Amazon Prime Video (April 9)

This Jackie Shroff, Aadar Jain, Rajpal Yadav and Shhloka Pandit starrer is set to premiere on April 9. Directed by Pankaj Saraswat, Hello Charlie follows a wanted fraudster’s escape to another city under the guise of a Gorilla who crosses paths with Charlie and a wild-goose chase begins. Hello Charlie is expected to give its viewers a hearty laugh- a much needed thing in a pandemic!

Stream Well Done Baby on Amazon Prime Video.

Well Done Baby - Amazon Prime Video (April 9)

Marathi drama Well Done Baby is the tale of a young couple struggling to maintain their spark till life makes things interesting for them. Releasing on April 9, the film is director Priyanka Tanwar’s first project.

Raat Baaki Hai, featuring Anup Soli and Paoli Dam, can be streamed on Zee5 from April 16.

Raat Baaki Hai - Zee5 (April 16)

Anup Soni, Paoli Dam and Rahul Dev starrer Raat Baaki Hai is a murder mystery where two estranged lovers reunite after 12 years. However, there’s secrets lurking under the surface. Raat Baaki Hai can be streamed on Zee5 from April 16.

Season 1 of Them premieres on Amazon Prime Video on April 9.

Them (Season 1) - Amazon Prime Video (April 9)

Horror fans- save the date! Little Marvin’s Them is a series which explores how a Black family deals with malevolent forces after they relocate to an all-white neighbourhood in Los Angeles. Set in the years of The Great Migration, Them (releasing on April 9)  might just be the horror fix you need this month.

The Big Day has been renewed for a second season- The Big Day- Collection 2 on Netflix

The Big Day: Collection 2 - Netflix (April 7)

The second part to The Big Day is almost here, with weddings that are bigger and grander than ever before. The Big Day: Collection 2 is all about big fat Indian weddings and will be available for streaming on April 7.

Watch Abhishek Bachchan play Harshad Mehta in The Big Bull on Amazon Prime Video on April 8.

The Big Bull - Disney+ Hotstar (April 8)

Abhishek Bachchan has high standards to match up to in this rendition of the Harshad Mehta scam after Scam 1992, which took audiences by storm. Stream The Big Bull on Disney+ Hotstar from April 8 to engross yourself in the scams of the infamous stockbroker.

Four stories, four women and four messy relationships- Watch Ajeeb Daastaans on Netflix

Ajeeb Daastaans - Netflix (April 16)

Karan Johar fans, this one’s for you! Ajeeb Dastans, starring Fatima Sana Shaikh, Jaideep Ahlawat, Konkana Sen Sharma, Aditi Rao Hydari and Shefali Shah, is an anthology film about women in unhappy relationships who are aiming for happiness. Ajeeb Daastaans can be streamed on Netflix from April 16.

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