This week brings in a lot of new content that is set up for viewers on various OTT platforms. Some are originals, and some films will be released on OTT after a drive to the cinema. Ranveer Singh and Bear Grylls starring ‘Ranveer Vs Wild With Bear Grylls’ on Netflix for Kamal Haasan, Fahadh Faasil, Vijay Sethupathi and Suriya starring ‘Vikram’ on Disney + Hotstar for the second part of the Indian version of ‘Modern Love’ called ‘Modern’ Love: Hyderabad ‘on Amazon Prime Video – many shows and movies are released this week.
Here are the 5 most talked about releases on OTT this week:
‘Ranveer Vs Wild With Bear Grylls’
Director: Khuzema Haveliwala
Actors: Ranveer Singh, Bear Grylls, Karan Kapadia
Where to see: Netflix
Ranveer Singh is out in nature to have an interactive reality special where viewers set the course for Bollywood star Ranveer Singh’s escapade through the Siberian wilderness to find a rare flower for his lady love, Deepika Padukone. He is skillfully supported by Bear Grylls.
Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj
Actors: Kamal Haasan, Fahadh Faasil, Vijay Sethupathi, Suriya, Narain, Chemban Vinod Jose, Arjun Das, Gayathrie Shankar, Hareesh Peradi, Kalidas Jayaram, Santhana Bharathi, Elango Kumaravel, Harish Uthaman, Swathishta Krishnan, Naran Shaniva, Shanvi Myan, Shanvi Myan , Shiva Narayan, Maheswari Chanakyan, Antony Varghese, Lokesh Kanagaraj, G. Marimuthu, Ramesh Thilak, Arul Dass, Sampath Ram, Anish Padmanabhan, Jaffer Sadiq, Guru Somasundaram, Andrea Jeremiah, Gokulnath
Where to see: Disney + Hotstar
‘Vikram’ follows a black-ops group led by Amar (Fahadh Faasil) who tracks down masked vigilantes, while he learns of a drug syndicate group called Vetti Vagaiyara, led by Sandhanam (Vijay Sethupathi), who wants the missing drugs delivered to his cold-blooded boss Rolex (Suriya). However, Amar’s focus is on Karnan (Kamal Haasan), who is the supposed common link between them all and surprisingly is caught up in all this.
‘Modern Love: Hyderabad’
Director: Nagesh Kukunoor, Venkatesh Maha, Uday Gurrala, Devika Bahudhanam
Actors: Aadhi Pinisetty, Nithya Menen, Ritu Varma, Suhasini Maniratnam, Revathi, Naresh, Malvika Nair, Abijeet Duddala, Naresh Agastya, Komalee Prasad, Ulka Gupta, Rag Mayur, Divya Vani
Where to see: Amazon Prime video
‘Modern Love: Hyderabad’ is a six-part anthology about love stories from new times based on characters from the city of Hyderabad. The anthology is a spin-off from the original Amazon Original ‘Modern Love’ which is set in New York and depicts similar love stories from the new era from the city of New York. In India, the first launched anthology in the series was ‘Modern Love: Mumbai’.
‘Saas Bahu Aachaar Pvt. Ltd. ‘
Director: Apoorv Singh Karki
Actors: Amruta Subhash, Yamini Das, Anandeshwar Dwivedi, Anup Soni, Anjana Sukhani, Manu Bisht, Nikhil Chawla, Shreyansh Kaurav, Nikhil Chawla, Nisha Jindal, Ankit Motghare
Where to see: Zee5
Based in the historic streets of Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi, ‘Saas Bahu Aachar Pvt. Ltd. ‘ is about Suman who is constantly struggling to start an achaar business and kickstart his entrepreneurial journey with a pure-hearted intention to get the children back from his ex-husband Dilip. In this fight, the support staff is her ex-mother-in-law.
“Who is Ghislaine Maxwell?”
Director: Erica Gornall
Where to see: Lionsgate Play
Based on the life of a former British socialist and daughter of one of the biggest media magnates, Robert Maxwell, “Who is Ghislaine Maxwell?” is an upcoming documentary about real crime about the socialist who became a sex offender herself, and follows her journey as she sprouts down, and ends up in serious lawsuits for having helped the American financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to abuse and sexually exploit underage girls. The documentary series promises to be filled with eye-opening and shocking details about her personal life along with insights from close friends and colleagues who have never spoken publicly before about her personality.