OTT releases this week: New movies, streaming web series on all platforms

Here’s good news for those looking to skip a trip to the nearby theater and watch some fun content on their smart TVs. Alia Bhatt-star Gangubai Kathiawadi released on Netflix on April 26 while Tom Holland-starring Unexplored released on BookMyShow on April 27. The documentary on the mystery surrounding the death of Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe is also live on Netflix from April 27. movies like 365 days: this day and Taapsee Pannu’s Mishan Impossible also released this week. Since Gangubai Kathiawadi to Ansel Elgort-featured Deputy Tokyowe’ve got you covered on the best OTT releases this week

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New movies on OTT

Gangubai Kathiawadi (Netflix)

Alia Bhatt’s star Gangubai Kathiawadi was released on Netflix on April 26. The film will be available in Telugu and Hindi, according to Netflix. The story of the film is based on a chapter from Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queens of Mumbai based on Gangubai.
Gangubai came from Gujarat to Mumbai with her partner, who allegedly betrayed her and forced her into prostitution. She became a brothel owner in Kamathipura and is also known to have contact with criminals and underworld politicians.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s latest film also features Ajay Devgn, Seema Pahwa, Vijay Raaz and Shantanu Maheshwari in key roles. The Alia Bhatt star also premiered at the 72nd Berlin Film Festival ahead of its theatrical release on February 25.

Uncharted (BookMyShow)

The action-adventure film based on the popular video game was released on BookMyShow on April 27. Directed by Ruben Fleischer, this film captures Nathan Drake and his partner Victor “Sully” Sullivan in search of the greatest treasure ever found and follows clues that may lead to Nathan’s long-lost brother. The film features Tom Holland, Antonio Banderas, Mark Wahlberg, Tati Gabrielle, Steven Waddington, Sophia Taylor Ali and Tiernan Jones in key roles.

The Marilyn Monroe Mystery: The Unreleased Tapes (Netflix)

Directed by Emma Cooper, the documentary film explores the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of movie star Marilyn Monroe through never-before-seen interviews. It was released on Netflix on April 27.

Mishan Impossible (Netflix)

The thriller film starring Tapsee Pannu will be released on Netflix on April 29 in Telugu. The director of Swaroop Rsj captures the adventures of three young boys who want to capture India’s most wanted fugitive, Dawood Ibrahim. Apart from Pannu, the film also stars Hareesh Peradi, Rishab Shetty and Manikanta Varanasi in prominent roles.

Moonfall (Amazon Prime Video, Book My Show)

Roland Emmerich’s film was released on Amazon Prime Video and BookMyShow on April 28. The film captures the events after a mysterious force knocks the Moon out of its orbit around Earth and sends it on a collision course with life as we know it. NASA leader and former astronaut Jo Fowler is convinced she has the key to saving everyone, but only one astronaut Brian Harper and conspiracy theorist KC Houseman believe her.

The film stars Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Charlie Plummer, Yu Wenwen, Micheal Pena, Donald Sutherland and Eme Ikwuakor in prominent roles.

Sold (vote)

The Kannada movie is set to stream on Voot from April 29. The film shows a police officer and a journalist searching for a 10-year-old girl who has been abducted from her school. The journalist and the policeman unfold a big scandal during this search. The film features Danish Sait and Kavya Shetty in the lead roles.

12 Mighty Orphans (Netflix)

The historical drama film will be released on Netflix on May 1 and is set during the time of the Great Depression. Director Ty Roberts captures the real-life story of the Fort Worth Orphanage football team – Mighty Mites – who went from playing without shoes or even football to playing for the Texas State Championships. Over the years they had an inspiring underdog run and caught the eye of former US President Franklin D Roosevelt.

The main reason for their success was Rusty Russell, a high school coach who gave up his privileged position to teach and mentor the orphanage. The film features Luke Wilson, Robert Duvall, Jake Austin Walker, Wayne Knight, Martin Sheen, and Vinessa Shaw in prominent roles.

365 Days: Today (Netflix)

The romantic drama film was released on Netflix on April 27 in English and Polish. The director of Barbara Bialowas presents Laura and Massimo together again. The couple’s beginnings prove complicated due to Massimo’s family ties and a mysterious person who enters Laura’s life to win her heart and trust.

The series stars Michele Morrone, Anna Maria Sieklucka, Magdalena Lamparska, Simone Susinna and Otar Saralidze in prominent roles.

Web series on OTT this week

Ozark Season 4 (Netflix)

The fourth season of the popular series finds the Byrde family at a critical juncture in their efforts to evade the Mexican cartel and the FBI. Wendy’s political ambitions have produced a schism between her and Jonah, which Marty attempts to heal.

Meanwhile, Ruth Langmore wants revenge on Javi for murdering her family, but she also has a grudge against Marty. The Byrdes’ journey to death or freedom will finally come to an end in the final seven episodes, but no one will escape unscathed. The series will be released April 29 on Netflix and will star Jason Bateman, Laura Liney, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner, Julia Garner and Charlie Tahan in key roles.

The ABC Murders (SonyLIV)

The BBC series will air on SonyLIV from April 29. It is set in 1933 when Hercule Poirot receives letters threatening potential murder and the sender signs it himself as ABC Hercule realizes his old friends have moved on when he brings these letters to the police . . But soon a murder occurs and Poirot must now take matters into his own hands.

The series features John Malkovich, Rupert Grint, Tara Fitzgerald, Anya Chalotra, Freya Mavor, Conrad McCroddan, Eve Austin, and Shirley Henderson in key roles.

Tokyo Vice (Lionsgate Game)

The crime thriller series will air on Lionsgate Play from April 29 and is set in the late 1990s. American journalist Jake Adelstein moves to Tokyo to join a major Japanese newspaper as the first foreign-born journalist. He is then taken under the wing of a veteran vice squad detective and begins to explore the world of Japanese yakuza. The series stars Ansel Elgort, Ken Watanabe, Rachel Keller, Ella Rumpf, and Rinko Kikuchi in prominent roles.

Bang Bang Baby (Amazon Prime Video)

The Italian detective series was released on Amazon Prime Video on April 28. Directed by Michele Alhanique, this series is set in Milan in the late 1980s. It focuses on a shy and insecure teenager, Alice, who joins a mafia organization as the youngest member to win love. of his father, an affiliate of the ‘ndrangheta.

The series features Arianna Becheroni, Giorgia Arena, Adriano Giannini, Lucia Mascino, Dora Romano and Christina Rosamilla in prominent roles.

Baked Season 3 (Voot)

The comedy series chronicles the misadventures of three college roommates who decide to start a midnight food delivery service as they juggle student life and business and face various challenges. The series features Shantanu Anam, Manik Papneja, Maheep Singh, Pranay Manchanda, Kriti Vij and Sidharth Bhardwaj in the lead roles.

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