October is almost at an end and we are into the final week of the month, and OTT platforms this week will see new releases like Naane Varuven, Appan, Swathi Muthyam and more. And like every week MySmartPrice brings you all the major OTT releases in one place with as much information as possible so that you need not look anywhere else for your weekend entertainment information.
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 we have multiple new OTT platform releases as well.
This week has whole mix of content from different languages in the top five in terms of OTT releases, but as a whole Netflix is just overwhelming users with a whole bunch of releases. The top five this week includes Naane Varuven, Appan, Swathi Muthyam, Jhansi and Indian Predator: Murder In A Courtroom.
Naane Varuven is a new horror thriller which sees the Tamil superstar Dhanush in action playing identical twins. Appan on the other hand is a Malayalam film about a rubber tapper while Swathi Muthyam is a Telugu film of drama and romance. Jhansi is also a Telugu film which has also been dubbed in Hindi, Malayalam, Urdu, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali. Indian Predator: Murder In A Courtroom is third season of the documentary series from Netflix.
Top 5 OTT Releases this Week [October Fourth Week]
|Name||OTT Platform||Language||Release Date|
|Naane Varuven||Amazon Prime||Tamil||October 27|
|Swathi Muthyam||Aha||Telugu||October 24|
|Jhansi||Disney+ Hotstar||Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, Urdu, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali||October 27|
|Indian Predator: Murder In A Courtroom||Netflix||English/Hindi||October 28|
Naane Varuven (Amazon Prime – Tamil – October 27)
Naane Varuven initially released in India back in September 29 and clashed with Ponyin Selvan but managed to make a decent Rs 30 crores of business at the box office. The film’s protagonist Prabhu leads a happy life with his wife Bhuvana and 12 year old daughter Sathya who is possessed by a spirit and that leads to a whole different chain of events.
Directed by Selvaraghavan, Naane Varuven has Dhanush is a double role along with Indhuja Ravichandran, Elli AvrRam and Hiya Davey in the leading roles.
Appan (SonyLIV – Malyalam – October 28)
The upcoming Malayalam-language drama is all set to hit SonyLIV as an OTT exclusive. The film’s protagonist is Itty who is bedridden but has a strong stance against an evil culture which results in Itty’s son Njoonj, his family and as well as the society wishing for his death.
Appan has been co-written and directed by Maju. The film stars Wayne as a rubber tapper, with Ananya, Alencier Ley Lopez, Grace Antony, and Pauly Valsan featuring in supporting roles.
Swathi Muthyam (Aha – Telugu – October 24)
The name of the film which translates to White Pearl is a romantic dramedy which released in theatres back on October 5. It is about a young man who has an uncomplicated way of life with a simple heart who celebrates life and love. His interaction with a girl makes his thoughts about marriage evolve.
The film has been written and directed by Lakshman K Krishna with Bellamkonda Ganesh Babu, Varsha Bollamma and Harshavardhan playing the leading roles.
Jhansi (Disney+ Hotstar – Telugu – October 27)
Jhansi is a new cop show that is all set to hit Disney+ Hotstar and the story revolves around Anjali who is a cop and a doting mother, but also an amnesiac who forgets about things that happened in the past. When her forgotten past catches up to the present, violence ensues.
The show has been created by Thiru and features Anjali, Sriram Reddy and Rajsekhar Aningi in the leading roles. Not much else has been revealed about the show.
Indian Predator: Murder In A Courtroom (Netflix – English/Hindi – October 28)
The popular crime documentary series from Netflix is back with a third season. The description of the show on Netflix goes, “In 2004, a brutal predator was lynched in a courtroom. This is the story of the community he terrorized — and the vengeance they unleashed.”
This season talks about a real incident where a criminal was brutally beaten to death by a mob of more than a hundred women who claim that he had molested them all.
Other Films and Shows Coming this Week
|Other Shows/Film Coming this Week||OTT Platform||Language||Release Date|
|The Good Nurse||Netflix||English||October 26|
|Flames S3||Netflix||Hindi||October 28|
|All Quiet on the Western Front||Netflix||English||October 28|
|Big Mouth S6||Netflix||English||October 28|
|Dubai Bling||Netflix||English||October 27|
|If Only||Netflix||English||October 28|
|Blade of the 47 Ronin||Netflix||English||October 25|
|The Bastard Son and Devil Himself||Netflix||English||October 28|
|Mr Midnight: Beware the Monsters||Netflix||English||October 24|