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Top OTT Releases: From Taali, Guns & Gulaabs to Fuh Se Fantasy Season 2 - Top web series to watch this weekend

From Taali, Guns & Gulaabs to Fuh Se Fantasy Season 2: Let's take a look at the list of movies releasing on various OTT platforms and why you should not miss watching them.

Top OTT Releases: From Taali, Guns & Gulaabs to Fuh Se Fantasy Season 2 - Top web series to watch this weekend
Top OTT Releases

Last Updated: 03.35 PM, Aug 18, 2023


On a variety of OTT platforms, the week of August 15–21, 2023, is jam-packed with intriguing new shows and seasons. There is entertainment for everyone, whether they prefer comedy, drama, thrillers, or fantasy. Here are a few of the week's highlights and some justifications for watching them:

Title Type Starring Release date Streaming on
Taali Web series Sushmita Sen   Jio Cinema
Depp V Heard Web series Johnny Depp, Amber Heard 16th August 2023 Netflix
The Upshaws Part 4 Web series
Mike Epps, Kim Fields, Wanda Sykes, Khali Spraggins, Journey Christine, Diamond Lyons, Jermelle Simon, Michel Estime
17th August 2023 Netflix
Guns & Gulaabs Web series Rajkummar Rao, Dulquer Salmaan, and Adarsh Gourav 18th August 2023 Netflix
Harlan Coben's Shelter Web series Jaden Michael, Mickey Bolitar, Constance Zimmer, Shira Bolitar, Abby Corrigan, Ema Winslow  18th August 2023 Amazon Prime Video
Mask Girl Web series Ko Hyun-Jung 18th August 2023 Netflix
The Choosen One Web series Bobby Luhnow 16th August 2023 Netflix
AP Dhillon: First of a Kind  Web series AP Dhillon 18th August 2023 Amazon Prime Video
Fuh Se Fantasy Web series Milind Soman, Divya Agarwal, Arjit Taneja, Nyrraa M. Banerjee 17th August 2023 Jio Cinema


Taali on Jio Cinema:

The compelling biographical television show Taali stars Sushmita Sen as transgender activist Shreegauri Sawant, who struggled for the acceptance of the third gender in India. The life of Sawant, who underwent a risky change, became a mother to an orphaned child, and spearheaded an important legal case that led to the inclusion of the third gender on all official documents in India, is the basis for the television series. 

Why you should watch it: You'll be inspired and moved by Taali's tale of bravery, activism, and love.


Depp V Heard on Netflix:

A documentary series called Depp V. Heard examines the Hollywood-igniting trial and the subsequent online backlash. For the first time, both testimony are shown side by side in the series, along with how social media impacted how the trial was seen by the public and how it turned out. 

Why you should watch it: Depp V. Heard is a compelling and enlightening look at one of the most contentious celebrity cases in recent memory, directed by Emmy and BAFTA candidate Emma Cooper.

The Upshaws Part 4 on Netflix:

The Upshaws Part 4 is the most recent episode of the comedy series that follows a working-class Black family in Indiana as they fight to make ends meet while pursuing a better life and a happy household. As shown in the trailer, The Upshaws Part 4 will center on Regina's journey of self-discovery after abandoning her job and her struggles to reestablish contact with her family. It stars Mike Epps, Wanda Sykes, and Kim Fields. 

Why you should watch it: If shows showcasing self-discovery and real struggles of life excite you, then this one should be on your watch list.

Guns & Gulaabs on Netflix:

The unheard-of opium trade in the cartel-controlled town of Gulaabgunj is the central plot point of the gangster comedy Guns & Gulaabs. The three main characters in the show are a big-city cop, a lovesick mechanic, and a faith healer. They are played by Rajkummar Rao, Dulquer Salmaan, and Adarsh Gourav. 

Why you should watch it: Guns & Gulaabs is an unconventional and thrilling series that will keep you fascinated with its twists and turns, created by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K.

Harlan Coben's Shelter on Amazon Prime Video:

The action-thriller series Harlan Coben's Shelter is based on the author's best-selling Mickey Bolitar books. The show centers on Mickey Bolitar, a young man who, following the loss of his father, relocates to Kasselton, New Jersey. When a second new student goes missing, Mickey becomes entangled in a web of mysteries that exposes a shadowy underworld that may hold the answers to decades' worth of killings, legends, and disappearances—and perhaps Mickey's own complicated family history. 

Why you should watch it: Harlan Coben's Shelter, starring Jaden Michael, Constance Zimmer, and Adrian Greensmith, is a thrilling and exciting series that will keep you guessing right up until the very end.

Mask Girl on Netflix:

The thriller series Mask Girl is based on a well-known Korean webtoon by Mae Mi. Kim Mo-mi, a desk worker with insecurities about her appearance who by night transforms into a masked internet personality, is the main character of the series. Her double life quickly spins out of control, however, after she becomes engaged in a string of bizarre incidents, including a murder. 

Why you should watch it: Mask Girl is a tense television series starring Ko Hyun-jung, Ahn Jae-hong, and Yeom Hye-ran that will have you doubting your own identity and reality.

The Chosen One on Netflix:

The fantasy series The Chosen One is based on the Mark Millar and Peter Gross comic book. Jodie, a 12-year-old boy from Baja California Sur, learns he has supernatural abilities early on in the series. He encounters many obstacles and threats from those who wish to take advantage of or harm him as he works to comprehend his purpose and accomplish his destiny. It stars Bobby Luhnow, Dianna Agron, and Lilith Curiel.

Why you should watch it: The Chosen One is a challenging and personal television series that examines the ideas of faith, destiny, and free will.

AP Dhillon: First of a Kind on Amazon Prime Video:

The Indo-Canadian singer-rapper AP Dhillon, who gained notoriety with his viral single Brown Munde, is the subject of the docuseries AP Dhillon: First of a Kind, which follows his life. The series follows AP Dhillon and his small, close crew as they share their narrative of success, difficulties, and dreams. It includes never-before-seen personal footage and behind-the-scenes access. The exhibition also highlights how AP Dhillon's music has influenced the South Asian diaspora globally and its cultural significance. 

Why you should watch it: First of a Kind is a must-see for culture and music lovers, according to AP Dhillon.

Fuh Se Fantasy Season 2 on JioCinema:

The second season of Jio Cinema's love drama Fuh Se Fantasy, which will immerse viewers further in the world of desires and modern romance, will be released on August 17. Following the first season's enormous success, a star-studded cast that includes Milind Soman, Divya Agarwal, Arjit Taneja, Nyrraa M. Banerjee, Smaran Sahu, Poulomi Das, Anuj Sachdeva, and others will return for the second.

Why you should watch it: The story delivers outstanding performances and gives a fresh and impactful take on love and relationships.

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