This Weekend’s OTT Movies and Web Series Releases (May 27): The fourth week of May has a diverse selection of films and web shows available on platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, Disney Plus Hotstar, and Zee5. This weekend’s OTT releases many entertaining movies and web series including Ajay Devgn’s Bholaa, Varun Dhawan’s Bhediya, and Manoj Bajpayee’s Sirf Ek Banda Kaafi Hai. 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. Bholaa – Amazon Prime
This action-packed thriller promises to keep the audience on the edge of their seats with intense fight scenes. At its core, the movie tells the emotional story of a father longing to reunite with his child after his time behind bars. If you’re a fan of action movies, “Bholaa” is a must-watch that will leave you breathless from start to finish. You can watch it on Amazon Prime.
2. City Of Dreams: S3 – Disney+Hotstar
Disney+ Hotstar is all geared up to drop the third season of their popular political thriller series – City of Dreams. Starring Atul Kulkarni, Priya Bapat, Sachin Pilgaonkar, Sushant Singh, Eijaz Khan, and Rannvijay Singha in pivotal roles, the Nagesh Kukunoor-directorial drama will continue to focus on the internal feud in the Gaikwad clan which takes an unexpected turn after a shocking event.
3. Blood & Gold – Netflix
Netflix is rolling out an exciting new movie starring Robert Maaser and Marie Hacke this week. Titled Blood & Gold, the movie revolves around a German deserter and a woman who embark on an adventurous journey to find hidden riches. However, the situation gets intense when Nazi soldiers get involved in the quest.
4. Pachuvum Athbutha Vilakkum – Amazon Prime Video
Fahad Faasil starrer Pachuvum Athbutha Vilakkum is the much-awaited Malayalam movie releasing on Amazon Prime Video. The movie is directed by Akhil Sathyan and will feature a talented star cast – Fahadh Faasil and Anjana Jayaprakash as lead characters. The story revolves around a middle-class man who is settled in Mumbai and all the crazy incidents that take place on his journey to Kerala.
5. Citadel – Amazon Prime Video
Citadel is an action-thriller series released on Amazon Prime Video. The show is created by the Russo brothers, who are best known for directing several Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, including “Avengers: Endgame.” Priyanka Chopra starrer series is set in a world where a global pandemic has led to the collapse of society, and the survivors are forced to live in isolated communities. The story follows a young woman named Megan, played by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who is trying to navigate her way through this dangerous world and uncover the truth behind a mysterious organization known as “Citadel.” The show premiered its final episode on this weekend.
6. IPL Finals – JioCinema
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the most popular and lucrative T20 cricket leagues in the world. The tournament features top international players and Indian stars representing different franchises across India. The IPL final 2023 is expected to be the culmination of an intense and thrilling season of cricket, where the two best teams – Chennai Super Kings & Gujarat Titans will battle it out for the ultimate prize. You can watch it on JioCinema on Sunday 28th May.
7. IIFA Awards – Colors
Hosted by Abhishek Bachchan and Vicky Kaushal, the IIFA Awards are going to be held this weekend to honor the best of Indian cinema from the year 2022. The prestigious event will see some of the biggest names in the industry walk the red carpet and celebrate the art of filmmaking. The night will be full of surprises and memorable moments, as the jury members will announce the winners in various categories. You can watch the event live on Colors.
8. Sirf Ek Banda Kaafi Hai – Zee5
Continuing his streak of impactful films following the super-successful Gulmohar, the esteemed Manoj Bajpayee returns with yet another compelling cinematic masterpiece – Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai. The movie delves into the extraordinary journey of a regular session court lawyer [played by Manoj Bajpayee], whose unwavering commitment to the truth drives a five-year-long legal battle. The story revolves around his relentless pursuit of justice for a group of young girls who have suffered at the hands of a self-proclaimed godman. The movie has received positive reviews from the audience as well as critics. You can watch this masterpiece on Zee5.
9. Bhediya – Jio Cinema
After doing decent business at the box office, filmmaker Amar Kaushik’s movie Bhediya is all set to premiere on JioCinema this Friday (May 26, 2023). The much-awaited horror-comedy follows a middle-aged man who transforms into a werewolf after surviving an attack by a mysterious animal in the forest. Will his friends be able to help him?
Which one did you like the most? Which one would you recommend others to watch or not to watch? Tell us in the comments below.