As the weekend approaches, Netflix, Hotstar, and Amazon Prime are ready to drop a whole new set of movies and shows to entertain their subscribers. From gripping crime dramas to heartwarming family movies, the streaming platforms are offering a diverse lineup to cater to everyone’s interests.
There’s a lot on the plate – from Malayalam horror-comedy Romancham to filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane’s historical drama Jubilee, we’ve compiled a list of interesting new movies and series that premiered this Friday on Disney+, Hotstar, Netflix, and other platforms. With so many alternatives available on numerous OTT platforms, keeping track of new releases arriving every week might be a difficult endeavor.
Exciting new films like Romancham, which are high in action, humor, suspense, excitement, and drama, have the ability to keep you glued to the screen till the conclusion. Here’s our helpful guide to all the exciting titles that will be available on various platforms this weekend.
1. Boom! Boom! The World Vs. Boris Becker – Apple Tv+
As the title implies, Boom! Boom! The World vs. Boris Becker is a documentary about the life of tennis great Boris Becker. The first section of the forthcoming documentary gives insight into Becker’s personal and professional life, with exclusive interviews (of Novak Djokovic and others) and vintage videos of the tennis legend’s glory days.
2. Thicker Than Water – Netflix
Fans of thriller dramas are in for a treat this Friday, as Netflix is poised to release an absorbing French thriller series titled Thicker Than Water. The series’ narrative revolves around a journalist who defends her brother from the authorities while endangering the lives of her other family members. Will she be able to save her loved ones?
3. Chupa – Netflix
Chupa is a fun film that you may watch with your family this weekend. The Netflix film directed by Jonas Cuaron portrays a little kid who discovers a fabled monster lurking on his grandfather’s property. As the two form a close relationship, the latter is threatened by a gang of scientists who want to kidnap him for their own reasons. Will the little lad overcome the obstacles and save his new friend?
4. Romancham – Disney+ Hotstar
Romancham, directed by Jithu Madhavan, follows the story of seven men who spend time using an Ouija board. The ramifications of their actions, however, set off a chain of chaotic and unforeseen occurrences. Soubin Shahir, Arjun Ashokan, Abin Bino, Sajin Gopu, and Siju Sunny play major roles in the horror-comedy (Romancham).
5. Transatlantic – Netflix
The Flight Portfolio, a limited-episode Netflix series, is based on Julie Orringer’s novel. During World War II, an American journalist accepts the burden of assisting authors, artists, and other refugees in finding a way to safer areas. The forthcoming series, which stars Gillian Jacobs, Lucas Englander, and Cory Michael Smith in prominent roles, promises plenty of action, thrills, drama, and entertainment.
6. Burqa – AHA
Burqa is a love drama centered on two persons directed by the Airaa legend – Sarjun KM. Sarjun told The Times of India about the film, “Two strangers from completely different backgrounds meet in an unusual situation, and what happens during the day when they have to be with each other forms the plot.” Mirnaa and Kalaiyarasan play important parts in the film.
7. Jubilee – Amazon Prime Video
Aditi Rao Hydari, Aparshakti Khurrana, Prosenjit Chatterjee, and Ram Kapoor star in Vikramaditya Motwane’s historical drama Jubilee. The series, which premieres on Amazon Prime Video later this week, is set in the late 1940s and early 1950s and follows a group of people from the film business who take the required measures to make it big in the world of glamour.
8. Gumraah – Theatre
Following his performance in The Night Manager, actor Aditya Roy Kapur has linked up with Mrunal Thakur for an exciting thriller. Gumraah, directed by Vardhan Ketkar, is a remake of the Tamil film Thadam. The forthcoming film’s plot centers around a murder investigation that takes an unexpected turn when the chief suspect’s doppelganger joins the involved in the investigation.
9. Party Down Season 3 – Lionsgate Play
The third season of Party Down follows a group of wannabe actors who go to Los Angeles to pursue their ambitions but find up working as party caterers. In the new season of the riveting drama starring Adam Scott, Jane Lynch, Lizzy Caplan, and Ryan Hansen, they will encounter new obstacles.
Which ones are you planning to watch? Do let us know in the comments below.