In pictures: What OTT platforms have in store
Published on October 21, 2020 at 10.42
There is history, humour, lots of violence and and a lot more drama in store, as OTT platforms prepare for new releases. It's finally time for the second season of Mirzapur to unfold. Starring Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Rasika Duggal and Shweta Tripathi, the second season is expected to be more blood-soaked and vengeful. It will be interesting to see how the story unfolds after the death of Vikrant Massey's character, Bablu. The show drops on Amazon Prime Video, October 23.
A Suitable Boy
Mira Nair's screen adaptation of the Vikram Seth novel features Tabu, Ishaan Khatter and newcomer Tanya Maniktala. It is a story of two young lovers who dare to break tradition and stereotypes in newly independent India. The limited series has already been launched on BBC One in the UK. It will release on Netflix on October 23.
Shot in the lockdown, the episodic series will bring a melange of five stories about five relationships - a married couple on the verge of a divorce, an independent individual who gets stuck with 10 relatives, a loving couple who are almost about to elope, a girl who goes to her prospective in-laws to call off the marriage only to realise that she is stuck in their home, and lastly, a man who lives with his cute pets. It stars Rohit Roy, Gurdip Punjj, Kaveta Chaudhry, Ashi Mahesh Joshi, Zia Ahmad Khan, Saad Bilgrami, Darshanaa Gahatraj, Dr. Smita Dongre, Abhishek Kapur, Indraneel Bhattacharya, Pallavi Rao, Neena Cheema, Sunil Pushkarna, Shubhangi Latkar, Sumit Sharma, amongst others. The series releases on MX Player today.
Starring Saqib Saleem and Shweta Basu Prasad and directed by Nachiket Samant, the romcom is based in Gurgaon and set against the backdrop of the burgeoning stand-up comedy scene in the city. It will start streaming today on Zee5.
Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the film explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and the dissidents. Starring John Goodman and Ashton Sanders, it will stream on Amazon Prime Video from today.
The show offers a sneak peek into the luxurious houses of celebrities. In the show, a host of international superstars give you an exclusive look inside their homes, from Caitlyn Jenner to Tom Allen. The eight episode show will stream on Voot Select from October 27.