5 OTT Releases Must Watch For Indian Audiences
This weekend, OTT platforms have arranged some big releases including one from SRK production Red Chillies Entertainment. There are four big movies and a thrilling web-series on sex trafficking. One of the movies is a horror comedy and another is a masala love story.
Class of ’83 (Hindi, Netflix)
Abhay Deol is making a comeback with this Shar Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment movie. He is playing a senior cop shunted to police training academy as punishment posting and where he trains five assassin policemen to take his revenge. But his plan backfires.
Buchinaidu Kandriga Thurpu Veedhi (Telugu, Aha)
It is a usual story of young lovers in conflict with caste-ridden society and family opposition due to societal rules. In short, it is a Telugu masala movie but inclusion of a new faces gives it some freshness. Also, Munna and Drushika Chander, the lead actors of the love story, are making their debut with this movie.
Mee Raqsam (Hindi, Zee5)
This movie gives a lot of hope to viewers. First, it has veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah known for giving super performances. Second, it is directed Baba Azmi, brother of Shabana Azmi. And third, the story is about a small-town girl who wants to become a dancer despite strong opposition from the conservative family with the only exception of her father.
Flesh (Hindi, Eros)
It is a web-series of eight episodes on sex-trafficking. It starts with kidnapping of the daughter of a rich NRI couple by goons of a sex-trader. The police swings into action and unearths the darker side of white-collar people. Swara Bhasker is playing ACP in Flesh. Based on real-life incidents, the series is gritty and disturbing.
Market Raja MBBS (Tamil, Zee5)
It is a horror movie but with a difference. Here a ghost turns a meek person into a valorous personality and makes a don to become a subservient student. The plot is interesting but much depends on the script and how director makes the crew work. Since the director is Saran, audiences expect some kind of maturity in the characters.