This Weekend’s OTT Movies and Web Series Releases (April 14): The third week of April has a diverse selection of films and online programs available on platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, Disney Plus Hotstar, and Zee5. This weekend’s OTT releases many entertaining movies and web series including Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon’s Shehzada, Radhika Apte’s Mrs. Undercover, and Jeremy Renner’s four-part docuseries, which also stars Anil Kapoor.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s Shaakuntalam is opening in theatres this week, transporting viewers to the realm of King Dushyant and Shakuntala. If you’re looking for something to binge-watch this weekend, here are some of the popular movies and series on the OTT platforms.
1. Mrs. Undercover
The undercover spy comedy film ‘Mrs. Undercover’ features Radhika Apte in the lead role as a covert operative. The story centers around Durga, a former undercover agent who gave up her profession to become a housewife. After a decade, she is summoned back to duty but struggles to readjust because she has forgotten everything since her marriage, having spent all her time with her family. The movie also features Sumeet Vyas, Rajesh Sharma, and Saheb Chatterjee..
OTT Platform: Zee5 | Release Date: April 14, 2023 | Directed by: Anushree Mehta | Language: Hindi
2. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5
This weekend marks the release of the last season of The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel. “The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel” earned 20 Emmys in its first three seasons, with Sherman-Palladino being the first person to ever win Emmys in both the comedy writing and comedy directing categories in the same year. Season 5 is still in the works.
OTT Platform: Prime Video | Release Date: April 14, 2023 | Directed by: Amy Sherman-Palladino | Language: English
Rennervations is a four-part docuseries starring Jeremy Renner and Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor. Renner and his crew of professional builders utilize their expertise in the series to rethink discarded cars and reconstruct them into projects that benefit communities all around the world. The series begins in the actor’s birthplace of Reno, Nevada, then travels to Chicago, Illinois, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and Rajasthan, India.
OTT Platform: Disney Plus Hotstar | Release Date: April 13, 2023 | Directed by: Zach Marck | Language: English
The plane starring Gerard Butler and Mike Colter follows a pilot named Brodie who is stuck in a combat zone and forced to land in the middle of a storm while carrying a fugitive. Will Brodie make it home to his daughter after badly damaging his plane? Plane’s fascinating narrative and daring storyline promise to captivate its viewers till the end.
OTT Platform: Lionsgate Play | Release Date: April 14, 2023 | Directed by: Jean-François Richet | Language: English
5. Ghostbusters 2: Afterlife
The sequel to Ghostbusters: Afterlife stars Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Finn Wolfhard, and Mckenna Grace. The film returns to New York City and features the iconic firehouse from the original Ghostbusters movies.
OTT Platform: SonyLiv | Release Date: April 12, 2023 | Directed by: Gil Kenan | Language: English
Obsession, a British erotic thriller miniseries, will premiere this week in April. Richard Armitage plays William, a London-based surgeon who has a passionate romance with Anna, his son’s fiancée, played by Charlie Murphy. Despite Anna’s efforts to keep both relationships intact, the truth will ultimately come to light, perhaps causing harm.
OTT Platform: Netflix | Release Date: April 13, 2023 | Directed by: Glenn Leyburn Lisa Barros D’Sa | Language: English
Bengali movie Projapati stars Mithun Chakraborty, Dev, Mamata Shankar, and Shweta Bhattacharya, among others. The story revolves around a father’s desire to see his son marry. “A 65-year-old widower, Gour, lives with his son, Joy,” according to the official narrative. His main wish is for Joy to marry. What prevents Joy, a busy wedding planner, from organizing his own wedding?”
OTT Platform:Zee5 | Release Date: April 14, 2023 | Directed by: Avijit Sen | Language: Bangla
8. The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die
The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die is a British historical drama based on Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories. Alexander Dreymon reprises his role as Uhtred of Bebbanburg in the play. It is a sequel to the television series The Last Kingdom, and it stars Mark Rowley, Arnas Fedaravicius, Rod Hallett, and Harry Gilby, among others.
OTT Platform: Netflix | Release Date: April 14, 2023 | Directed by: Edward Bazalgette | Language: English
Kdrama Queenmaker is a women-centered Korean drama in which two women from opposing backgrounds join together to build a society of justice and truth. Kim Hee-ae, Moon So-ri, and Ryu Soo-young appear in this very entertaining business-political drama that you can’t miss. The City of Women Who Never Die is another name for the show.
OTT Platform: Netflix | Release Date: April 14, 2023 | Directed by: Oh Jin Suk | Language: Korean
Shehzada, starring Kartik Aaryan, is finally available on OTT this week. Along with Kartik Aaryan, Kriti Sanon, Manisha Koirala, Paresh Rawal, Ronit Roy, and Sachin Khedekar also appeared in the film. The film is the official Hindi version of Allu Arjun’s superhit Telugu action movie ‘Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo,’ which was released in 2020. Though the movie tanked horribly at the box-office, let’s see how will it perform on OTT.
OTT Platform: Netflix | Release Date: April 14, 2023 | Directed by: Rohit Dhawan | Language: Hindi