OTT Releases: Here are some of the titles that you should check out and why!
Last Updated: 07.33 AM, Aug 03, 2023
A tonne of new content has arrived on OTT platforms in the first week of August. We have everything you'll want to watch this weekend in the comfort of your own home, whether it's comedy, action, romance, or a thriller.
Here are some of the titles that you should check out and why:
|Title||Type||Starring||Release date||Streaming on|
|Choona||Web series||Jimmy Shergill, Namit Das, Aashim Gulati, Vikram Kochhar, Chandan Roy||3rd August 2023||Netflix|
|The Hunt For Veerappan||Web series||4th August 2023||Netflix|
|Fatal Seduction Volume 2||Web series||Kgomotso Christopher, Thapelo Mokoena||4th August 2023||Netflix|
|Heartstopper Season 2||Web series||Chetna Pandya, Fisayo Akinade, Alan Turkington and Olivia Colman||3rd August 2023||Netflix|
|Guardians Of Galaxy Volume 3||Web series||Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki and Kurt Russell||2nd August 2023||Disney Plus Hotstar|
Choona on Netflix
Pushpendra Nath Misra wrote and directed the heist comedy series that stars Jimmy Shergill. The six small-time ordinary joes who plan the daring heist on the show centre around their fervent need for retribution. Aashim Gulati, Vikram Kochhar, Chandan Roy, Namit Das, Gyanendra Tripathi, Atul Srivastava, Monika Panwar, and Niharika Lyra Dutt also star in Choona. The show will release on Netflix on August 3.
Why you should watch it: If you are a fan of quirky comedies or thrill or suspense, this is a perfect choice for you. It also comes with a great ensemble cast that brings their on-screen chemistry and comic timing.
The Hunt For Veerappan on Netflix
The true-crime docuseries that follows the life of notorious bandit Veerappan, who operated out of the vast forests of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. According to the summary, The Hunt for Veerappan, also known as "Robinhood of India," explores the unseen and unheard, offering first-person experiences from people who were close to Veerappan and those who worked relentlessly to apprehend him. Director Selvamani Selvaraj is making her debut with the four-part series. The Hunt For Veerappan will release on Netflix on August 4.
Why you should watch it: If true crime dramas intrigue you, The Hunt For Veerappan is a must-watch for you. The plot of the television series The Hunt For Veerappan is both exciting and enlightening, and it will keep you fascinated. Do not miss it for an intriguing yet interesting real story.
Fatal Seduction Volume 2 on Netflix
Following university professor Nandi Mahlati, who thinks her husband Leonard is having an affair, in this South African erotic-thriller show. After spending a weekend away from home, she starts a passionate physical connection with Jacob, a younger man. When her best friend Brenda is killed, though, her entire life begins to fall apart. Jacob's true identity was revealed in Volume 1, but he said he wasn't to blame for Brenda's passing.
Why you should watch it: Fatal Seduction Volume 2 is the show for you if you like passionate thrillers. With a terrific ensemble cast that brings their on-screen chemistry and comic timing, the show looks to be a lot of fun.
Heartstopper Season 2 on Netflix
Heartstopper is a coming-of-age romantic comedy-drama that is based on the ongoing webcomic and graphic novel of the same name by Alice Oseman. The story revolves around Charlie Spring, a gay schoolboy who develops feelings for Nick Nelson, the boy he sits next to. With exams, a school trip to Paris, and prom in the near future, the new season follows the gang as they navigate the ensuing stages of love, life, and friendship. Heartstopper Season 2 will release on Netflix on August 3.
Why you should watch it: Particularly Kit Connor and Joe Locke have standout performances in the series. The series also features stunning cinematography and a soundtrack that perfectly depict the culture and scenery of Britain.
Guardians Of Galaxy Volume 3 on Disney plus Hotstar
Another intriguing release this week is the May release of the Marvel blockbuster. The James Gunn-directed film will follow the group of misfits as they adjust to life on Knowhere, including Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Rocket (Bradley Cooper), Drax (Dave Bautista), and Groot (Vin Diesel). Guardians Of Galaxy Volume 3 released on Disney plus Hotstar on August 2.
Why you should watch it: The movie features some remarkable visual effects and production qualities. The movie also includes some heartfelt scenes and moral quandaries that give the narrative some dimension. Fans of action-packed sci-fi films will enjoy Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3.