Looking for something to binge-watch this weekend? Check out the top 5 movies and shows to watch on Netflix, Disney + Hotstar, Amazon Prime and other OTT platforms. The list includes RRR, Panchayat Part 2, The 12th Man and more.
Saturday is here! And it means two short days to relax and binge watch movies and shows here too. And there’s no shortage of good content this week. Some exciting new OTT releases are sure to keep you entertained throughout. The biggest names are undoubtedly SS Rajamouli director and NT Rama Rao Jr (Jr. NTR) and Ram Charan starring RRR which has become a global blockbuster. With that comes the second season of TVF’s hit classic series Panchayat season 2, where Jitendra Kumar once again showcases her relatable acting to captivate the audience. So check out the full list of movies and shows you must see this weekend.
RRR on Netflix and Zee5
RRR or ‘Roudram Ranam Rudhiram’ in Telugu (Rise Roar Revolt in English) has set many records since the day it was released. The film hits the silver screen on March 25, 2022. On its first day, the film grossed Rs. 240 crores. It doesn’t stop there, the movie hit an amazing Rs. 1,131.9 crores worldwide so far. And now, the big budget action movie RRR starring Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran etc is available to watch on Netflix (in Hindi) and Zee5 (in Hindi) Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam).
Interestingly, the movie debuted on Netflix on Jr NTR’s birthday, which is yesterday.
Panchayat Part 2 on Amazon Prime Videos
Directed by Deepak Kumar Mishra, who has also directed web series such as Permanent Roommate and Kota Factory, the comedy Panchayat Season 2 also stars Jitendra Kumar in the lead role. Panchayat’s story takes place in Uttar Pradesh, where Abhishek played by Jitendra Kumar, due to lack of work, is forced to take the position of Panchayat’s secretary in a remote village called Phulera. The second season, now streaming on Amazon Prime, continues Abhishek’s journey through fun and dramatic twists and turns.
The 12th Man on Disney + Hotstar
The Malayalam-language mystery thriller directed by Jeethu Joseph and Antony Perumbavoor finally premiered on Disney+ Hotstar yesterday. The film stars Mohanlal, who has gained popularity from films like Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, Aaraattu and Drishyam 2. According to the director, the film tells the story of 12 people, with about 90% of the film being set. in a single location, and “The 12th Man is a mystery compared to similar movies based on Agatha Christie’s books”.
Bhala Thandanana on Disney + Hotstar
This Telugu speaking action thriller stars Sree Vishnu, Catherine Tresa and Ramachandra Raju in the lead roles. Directed by Chaitanya Dantuluri, the film tells the story of an accountant in an orphanage who meets an investigative journalist trying to solve a series of cold-blooded murders.
Jersey on Netflix
The Hindi sports drama series stars father and son duo Pankaj Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor on an emotional and inspirational journey involving India’s favorite sport – Cricket. Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, the film is based on the 2019 Telugu film of the same name. The film tells the story of a cricketer who initially gave up cricket but decides to revive his career at the age of 36 because of his son’s dream and finally to prove his abilities. .