20 Films Releasing On OTT Platforms You Absolutely Should Not Miss

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New Films OTT Platforms: With the pandemic still raging out of doors, maybe taking a breather, but showing no signs of stopping, no one knows how much longer we will be stuck at home. For those of us privileged enough to afford it, the internet during this time has been nothing short of an essential powering us through days, nights and most times, even until dawn.

Our devices and on them OTT content have managed to both keep us hooked to our screens and unhinged from our sleep schedules. Yes, we are home, just existing, doing nothing, and somehow even getting bored despite there being a ton of pending work and study assignments.

But the boss isn’t looking over your shoulder and you’re safe. There’s a bunch of exciting films releasing on OTT platforms very soon for you to sneak a watch during those work meetings or late at night. Lose the weight on your head and get to binge-watching already!

List of films releasing on OTT platforms

From comedy to drama, thriller to horror, we have got you a list of must-watch shows on Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video, that you wouldn’t wanna miss!

1. Haseen Dillruba

US streaming stage Netflix will debut Taapsee Pannu’s most recent film Haseen Dilruba. The mystery chiller film has been directed by Vinil Mathew and produced by Aanand L. Rai and Himanshu Sharma under the banner of Colour Yellow Productions. It also stars Vikrant Massey and Harshvardhan Rane. Read more here.

Release date: July 2, 2021

2. Toofaan

Toofaan is an Indian Hindi-language sports drama movie directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and featuring Farhan Akhtar as a national-level fighter. The film also stars Mrunal Thakur and Paresh Rawal in supporting jobs. The shooting started in Dongri on 26 August 2019 and was finished in March 2020.

Release date: To be announced

3. Bell Bottom

Starring Akshay Kumar in an Indian Hindi-language spy thriller film is the film Bell Bottom. Bell Bottom is a type of vintage pants which was worn widely in post-independent India. The film is set in the same era. It is directed by Ranjit M Tewari. The film is co-written by Aseem Arrora and Parveez Sheikh. Bell Bottom is produced by Pooja Entertainment and Emmay Entertainment. The movie will release on Amazon Prime Video.

Release date: August 13, 2021

4. Sooryavanshi

Coming in the same series of Singham, Singham Returns and Simmba is Rohit Shetty’s next action film Sooryavanshi starring Akshay Kumar. The movie also stars Katrina Kaif in the lead role. A glimpse of Sooryavanshi was shared at the end of the film Simmba where Akshay Kumar was seen doing stunts. The movie is produced by Reliance Entertainment, Rohit Shetty Picturez, Dharma Productions and Cape of Good Films.

Release date: To be announced

5. The Guilty

The Guilty is an American film directed and produced by Antoine Fuqua. It is a crime thriller movie. The film is a remake of a Danish movie released in 2018 with the same name. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Ethan Hawke, Peter Sarsgaard, Riley Keough, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Paul Dano, and Bill Burr. The movie is going to be released on Netflix and the date is yet to be announced.

Release date: To be announced

6. Skater Girl

Directed by Mac Mohan’s daughter, Manjari Makijany, the Skater Girl revolves around the life of a small town Rajasthani girl who has an unconventional hobby for her town, skating. The movie is originally in English and will release on Netflix.

Release date: June 11, 2021

7. Sweet Girl

Sweet girl revolves around the story of a man played by Jason Mamoa who seeks to bring the killers of his wife to justice while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter. The film is directed by Brian Mendoza. Sweet Girl will release on the OTT platform Netflix.

Release date: August 20, 2021

8. Black Widow

Upon entering the world the Black Widow (also known as Natasha Romanova) is given to the KGB, which grooms her to turn into its ultimate operative. At the point when the U.S.S.R. separates, the public authority attempts to kill her as the film moves to introduce day New York, where she is a freelance operative. Black Widow will release on Disney+.

Release date: July 7, 2021

9. Army Of The Dead

The movie directed by Zack Snyder follows a group of officers who plan a Las Vegas casino heist in the midst of a zombie end times. The eagerly awaited endeavour has a gathering group including  Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, and Indian actor Huma Qureshi among numerous others. The film releases on Netflix.

Release date: May 21, 2021

10. Bhuj: The Pride Of India

The movie Bhuj: The Pride Of India follows the life of IAF Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik played by Ajay Devgan. The film would release on Disney+. It is directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya. The movie also stars actors like Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, and Nora Fatehi.

Release date: Yet to be announced

11. Dune

Dune stars Zendaya as Chani on a dangerous desert planet Arrakis, also known as Dune. The movie is an adaptation of the 1965 novel of the same name by Frank Herbert, which will cover roughly the first half of the book. It releases on HBO Max.

Release date: October 1, 2021

12. Bhoomi

The movie Bhoomi revolves around the life of Bhoominathan, a NASA scientist, who returns to his drought-affected village in Tamil Nadu. Bhoominathan decides to fight against the evil corporates and corrupt politicians responsible for the plight of his people. The film will release on Disney+.

Release date: January 14, 2021

13. The Suicide Squad

A mysterious government official delivers the world’s most exceeding super villains from jail to have them stop an impending apocalypse in exchange for freedom. The film stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie and you can watch it on Netflix.

Release date: To be announced

14. Penthouse

Penthouse is directed by the famous duo Abbas Mastan. It is a crime thriller movie that sets off after a dead woman’s body is found in a bachelor’s apartment. It would soon stream on Netflix.

Release date: To be announced

15. Jaadugar

Soon to be coming on Netflix, Jaadugar small-time magician, needs to win a football trophy to marry the love of his life. It stars Jitendra Kumar.

Release date: To be announced

16. Meenakshi Sundareshwar

This movie talks about the life of a South Indian girl who is a part of a long-distance relationship with her husband whom he barely knows as it was an arranged marriage. The movie stars Sanya Malhotra playing the protagonist. It would be available to stream on Netflix soon.

Release date: To be announced

17. Dhamaka

Dhamaka is a Hindi movie starring Kartik Aryan. It is an action and crime thriller movie directed by Ram Madhvani. It also the official remake of the 2014 film The Terror Live. Dhamaka would stream on Netflix after its online release which is yet to be announced.

Release date: To be announced

18. Bulbul Tarang

Bulbul Tarang is based on a true story and is directed by Shree Narayan Singh. It is about a bride who sets out to challenge the social barriers that restricted her fiancée to participate in a certain wedding custom.

Release date: To be announced

19. Awake

Awake is a movie with a unique concept which tells how due to a mystery, humans are not able to sleep. The problem poses a survival threat for the species which is why scientists rush to find a cure. It stars Gina Rodriguez, Fin Jones and others.  The movie can be found on Netflix.

Release date: June 9, 2021

20. Cruella

The movie revolves around the life of Estella who is a young and clever grifter who’s determined to make a name for herself in the fashion world. However, when Estella befriends fashion legend, Baroness von Hellman, she embraces her wicked side to become the raucous and revenge-bent Cruella. This movie is available on Disney+.

Release date: May 28, 2021

Picture Credits : Taapsee Pannu /Instagram

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