OTT platforms have revolutionized the entertainment industry, offering an unparalleled selection of movies and series to viewers worldwide. In the third week of March, there are several exciting releases across various streaming services to choose from, ranging from informative documentaries to emotionally engaging dramas. Here are some of the most anticipated new movies:
Pop Kaun? (Disney+, Hotstar)
Starring Kunal Khemu, Saurabh Shukla, Johnny Lever, Rajpal Yadav, Ashwini Kalsekar, Chunky Pandey, and Jamie Lever, among many others, "Pop Kaun?" is a must-watch. Nupur Sanon, sister of Kriti Sanon, makes her television debut, while the late actor Satish Kaushik makes his final TV appearance.
Money Shot: The Origins of Pornhub (Netflix)
"Money Shot: The Origins of Pornhub" is a documentary that delves deep into the accomplishments and scandals of one of the most popular pornographic websites in the world. It features interviews with sex workers, campaigners, and former employees and provides a journalistic perspective on the subject.
"Vaathi" is a period action drama film starring Dhanush, set for release in Tamil and Telugu in 2023. The film takes place in the 1990s and tells the story of Balamurugan, a certified educator who fights against the privatization of public education. The term "vaathi" refers to a teacher or a sir.
"Kuttey" is a January 2023 film that stars Arjun Kapoor, Tabu, Naseeruddin Shah, Konkona Sen Sharma, Kumud Mishra, Radhika Madan, and Shardul Bhardwaj. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj's son, Aasmaan Bhardwaj, the film tells the story of three disorganized gangs who meet by chance one night in the Bombay suburbs, all on the hunt for a van containing millions of dollars. Tabu reprises her role as a cop from "Drishyam," albeit in a very different light in this film.
Rocket Boys 2 (SonyLIV)
"Rocket Boys 2" is an online series based on the lives of Indian physicists Homi J. Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai. Regina Cassandra, Jim Sarbh, and Ishwak Singh star in the series, with the first season debuting on SonyLIV in February 2022. The book "Rocket Boys" chronicles the early years of scientific discovery in India after its independence, focusing on the rise to prominence, bravery, and independence throughout those formative decades between the 1940s and the 1960s. The second season will follow India's top scientists as they work to usher in a new era in which their country's authority may be respected without dispute.