OTT releases this week: These are the best movies and shows to watch this weekend on Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, SonyLiv and more. Check the full list, it includes House of Dragon, Heaven, Tamil Rockerz and others.
The previous week might have gone to Netflix with the second season of the insanely popular series Indian Matchmaking, but this week Disney+ Hotstar comes back with a bang. The highly anticipated Game of Thrones prequel House of Dragon premiers this week, letting fans get another taste of George R.R. Martin’s high fantasy. The streaming platform has also released She-Hulk this week. There are some big domestic names coming to OTT platforms as well. Tamil Rockerz, a crime thriller based around digital piracy, Malayalam-language investigative thriller Heaven and Yaanai, a Tamil action flick will also be waiting for you this weekend. Let us take a closer look at these OTT releases this week.
House of Dragon on Disney+ Hotstar
Based on George R.R. Martin’s ‘Fire and Blood’, this Game of Thrones prequel is set to be bigger and more power-packed than the original series. After hearing about the ‘Mad King’ and Targaryen’s abilities to control dragons in the original series, we will finally see these stories develop and new conspiracies for the throne building. With HBO at helm, the quality of production can be expected to be stunning. The show stars Paddy Considine, Emma D’Arcy, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best and others.
If you were familiar with the digital piracy scene in the early 2010’s, you have heard of Tamil Rockerz. One of the biggest pirated content uploaders, this group was notorious for uploading high resolution movies on torrent websites right after their launch. The webseries is an investigative thriller and focuses on the motivations and operations of this group. It stars Arun Vijay, Vani Bhojan, Ishwarya Menon, Azhagam Perumal and others.
Heaven on Disney+ Hotstar
The second investigative thriller on the list is Heaven, a Malayalam-language movie is about a widower police officer whose son gets murdered. Now his father must investigate the case and find out the culprit behind the heinous crime. The movie stars Arun Vijay, Vani Bhojan, Ishwarya Menon, Azhagam Perumal in main roles.
Yaanai on Zee5
If investigative thrillers are not your cup of tea then you can watch a mindless action entertainer to relax this weekend. And Yaanai fits the criteria. The protagonist fights to protect his large family from the hands of another family that wants to bring them down. The movie stars Arun Vijay, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Samuthirakani in lead roles.
She-Hulk on Disney+ Hotstar
Marvel fans can rejoice! Both Hulk and the newly introduced She-Hulk are here for their very own web series. Follow the adventurous journey of Jennifer Walters, an attorney at law who juggles between her normal life and superhero action. The show stars Tatiana Maslany, Jameela Jamil, Mark Ruffalo, Ginger Gonzaga and others.