Indians have taken to OTT like fish to water and it is booming. So much so, that it has made a huge impact on the theater going crowd and films with theatrical releases are fizzling out within mere days. 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 Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Vikrant Rona, Cuttputlli, My Dear Bootham, and Sundari Gardens.
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Top 5 OTT Releases this Week [September First Week]
|Name||OTT Platform||Release Date|
|Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power||Amazon Prime||September 2|
|Vikrant Rona||ZEE5||September 2|
|Cuttputlli||Disney+ Hotstar||September 2|
|My Dear Bootham||ZEE5||September 2|
|Sundari Gardens||SonyLiv||September 2|
Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (Amazon Prime – September 2)
Lord of the Rings is cult and the films by Peter Jackson made it even more so. And now Amazon has bought rights and produced a new series called the Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power which portrays a time before the events of the films and the main book. It has received rave reviews from critics and has been hailed as a pioneering achievement in TV history. All that remains is to see how the audience receives it amongst prime competition with the ongoing Game of Thrones prequel show called House of the Dragon.
Vikrant Rona (ZEE5 – September 2)
Vikrant Rona is a Kannada language movie directed by Anup Bhandari and starring Kichcha Sudeep in the lead role along with Nirup Bhandari, Neetha Ashok and Jacqueline Fernandez. It follows the titular character travelling to a village where people are mysteriously disappearing with people blaming the supernatural.
Cuttputlli (Disney+ Hotstar – September 2)
Another film starring Akshay Kumar in the lead is releasing this year, but this time its a direct to OTT release. Directed by Ranjit Tewari and featuring Rakul Preet Singh, Gurpreet Ghuggi and Chandrachur Singh, the film is a remake of a Tamil film names Ratsasan. It revoles around a case of a killer targeting schoolgirls with Akshay Kumar’s police protagonist trying to catch him.
My Dear Bootham (ZEE5 – September 2)
With Prabhu Deva in the leading role as a genie in this Tamil movie, My Dear Bootham is about a young boy’s encounter with him and the growth of their bond. It also stars Remya Nambeesan, Samyuktha Shanmughanathan, Ashwanth Ashokkumar, Imman Annachi, Suresh Menon, Master Sathwik, Swaminathan.
Sundari Gardens (SonyLiv – September 2)
Sundari Gardens is a Malayalam romantic drama starring Aparna Balamurali and Neeraj Madhav in the lead roles. It has been directed by Charlie Davis and is about a school librarian and English teacher falling for each other and the challenges they face.
Other Films and Shows Coming this Week
|Other Shows/Film Coming this Week||OTT Platform||Release Date|
|Lorni The Flaneur||SonyLiv||September 2|
|Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives Season 2||Netflix||September 2|
|Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2||Disney+ Hotstar, ZEE5||September 2|
|Pellikuturu Party||Aha||August 31|
|Panchatantra Kathalu||Aha||August 31|
|Buy My House||Netflix||September 2|
|Dated and Related||Netflix||September 2|
|Devil in Ohio||Netflix||September 2|
|Dhavak||Amazon miniTV||August 30|
|Little Women||Netflix||September 3|
|Love in the Villa||Netflix||September 1|
|You’re Nothing Special||Netflix||September 2|