The Indian OTT scene is booming and has almost taken over the entertainment scene. Gone are the days when films were only released in theaters where people flocked to see shows which went on for weeks and months. With OTT platforms now, films become extremely accessible to people and can be watched at a whim without having to wait for them being telecasted at particular times with ad-breaks of course.
OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Voot, Disney+ Hotstar, Sony Liv ensure to bring fresh content for its viewers each week in order to keep them engaged. And this week the top five films and shows going live on OTT platforms include Delhi Crime Season 2, Maharani Season 2, Criminal Justice Season 3, Samaritan, Me Time.
|Name||OTT Platform||Release Date|
|Delhi Crime Season 2||Netflix||August 26|
|Maharani Season 2||SonyLiv||August 25|
|Criminal Justice Season 3||Disney+ Hotstar||August 26|
|Samaritan||Amazon Prime||August 26|
|Me Time||Netflix||August 26|
Delhi Crime Season 2 (Netflix – August 26)
Delhi Crime is the first Indian show to win an Emmy Award and it is back with a second season. The crime drama series by Richie Mehta brings back Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Aakash Dahiya, Adil Hussain and others. The second season will follow the real life events where the police unit had to track down killers that targeted senior citizens.
Maharani Season 2 (SonyLiv – August 25)
From the director Ravindra Nath Gautam, political thriller of a series features Huma Qureshi, Sohum Shah, Amit Sial, and Vineet Kumar, among others. The show which was was popular both with the masses and critics is back for another season with Rani Bharti who had just ventured into politics in the last season as a seasoned politician now.
Criminal Justice Season 3 (Disney+ Hotstar – August 26)
This show featuring Pankaj Tripathi as the advocate Madhav Mishra returns for a third season. Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vishal Furia this crime thriller/legal drama also features Vikrant Massey, Anupriya Goenka, Swastika Mukherjee and Mita Vashisth among others. The third season of the show deals with juvenile justice and the jail system.
Samaritan (Amazon Prime – August 26)
Silvester Stallone is back again and this time with a superpowered vigilante who’s essentially retired. But events in the film will see him take on the bad guys once again alongside a 13-year-old teenager. It stars Javon Walton, Pilou Asbæk, Dascha Polanco, and Moises Arias besides Stallone.
Me Time (Netflix – August 26)
Some married people can have a hard time finding time for themselves, and that is exactly what this film addresses. The film stars Kevin Hart, Mark Wahlberg, and Regina Hall in leading roles and shows how a stay-at-home dad finds some time for himself and reconnects with an old friend followed by a wild weekend.
Other Films Coming this Week
|Other Shows/Film Coming this Week||OTT Platform||Release Date|
|Please Find Attached Season 3||Netflix||August 24|
|Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story||Netflix||August 22|
|Queer Eye: Brazil||Netflix||August 24|
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