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OTT Platforms Gear Up For I-Day Week In India

The Independence week starts on 14 August with the release of movies and web series on the OTT platforms. And the audiences have the entire week to enjoy crime thrillers, investigation stories and action comedy.

Here’re 5 best movies and web series for Independence week

Metro Kathalu (Telugu, Aha)

It got its name Metro Kathlu (Metro Love) from Hyderabad which is the center of the story. The movie reflects different aspects of life dramas in the city. Set in the contemporary times, the movie shows different ambitions and approaches of city lives. Director Karuna Kumar certainly makes audiences to sit till the conclusion.

LockUp (Tamil, Zee5)

It is a small budget investigative cop thriller that promises a complete entertainment package including action, drama and comedy. Since the lead actors – Vaibhav and Venkat Prabhu – are popular for their comic flair, the audiences can expect a fascinating blend of crime and comedy.

Khuda Haafiz (Hindi, Disney Plus Hotstar)

Based on the real-life incident, the movie shows the pursuit of a man in search of his wife kidnapped by a dangerous cartel running flesh trade. This straight to the OTT platform, has Vidyut Jammwal in the lead and his presence promises lots of hardcore action. This movie has created lot of excitement on the OTT platform.  

Abhay 2 (Hindi, Zee5)

After the terrific first season, Abhay 2 is back again with more suspense and action. Also, it has added big names including Chunky Pandey that will be seen in a negative shade. Ram Kapoor will play an antagonist in the second season. While Abhay 2 largely relies on the popularity of the first season for success, the lead actor Kunal Khemu is looking to further strengthen his foothold in the industry.

Dangerous (MX Player)

The movie was already in news before its release because of the real-life couple Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu are the lead actors. The web series has a wife kidnapped and person investigating the case is ex-lover of the aggrieved husband.

Forbes Ranks Akshay Kumar Sixth Highest Paid Actor In The World

Akshay Kumar is included in the list of the highest earning actors in the entire world. Forbes Magazine ranked Akshay Kumar sixth in the list of highest paid actors of the world. According to the magazine, Akshay Kumar makes $48.5 million per year and most of his income comes from product endorsements. 

Earnings of Akshay Kumar

Forbes Magazine highlighted the income sources of Akshay Kumar along with describing his annual income while giving him a place in its list of highest earning actors in the world. But the magazine further clarified that his earnings excludes deductions for service charges given to agents, managers and lawyers. The magazine ranked Akshay Kumar in its list on the basis of his total accumulative annual income.

Other actors in Forbes’ list

The five highest earning actors before Akshay Kumar in Forbes’ list include Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, Mark Wahlberg, Ben Affleck and Vin Diesel. 

Upcoming movie of Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar has been giving several releases every year. He has been a commercially reliable actor throughout his career. He recently took off for Scotland for the suiting of his upcoming movie Bell Bottom that will be the first Bollywood project to release post lockdown.