By Jyothi Venkatesh
“I’m his friend, I know what he needs,” just like Luca and Alberto, we all share a special bond with our besties. They know our likes and dislikes and are always on our side. The first Sunday of every August is dedicated to these besties who keep us sane, and Disney+ Hotstar has a line-up of funny yet emotional titles that celebrate this beautiful bond of friendship. So, get ready to binge watch these movies this 1st August. Watch Luca, a tale about a friendly sea monster venturing out with his friend Alberto. The highly acclaimed animated series has garnered love from viewers. Added to that is action packed Raya and The Last Dragon, a fun and brave adventure of a young warrior princess. Luca and Raya and The Last Dragon are also available in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Here are some more titles for you to dive into and enjoy your Sunday with your besties.
Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, the original animated feature is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, but all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: he is a sea monster from another world just below the water’s surface.
Raya & The Last Dragon
Raya, a warrior, sets out to track down Sisu, a dragon, who transferred all her powers into a magical gem which is now scattered all over the kingdom of Kumandra, dividing its people.
Queen Elsa starts hearing a mysterious melodic voice calling to her. Unsettled, she answers it and that awakens the elemental spirits that lead her to a quest to restore an old injustice.
In the Ice Age, Sid, Manny, and Diego find a human child and the trio undertake a mission to return the child to his family.
Toy Story 4
Woody attempts to make Forky, a toy, suffering from existential crisis, realise his importance in the life of Bonnie, their owner. However, things become difficult when Gabby Gabby enters their lives.
Lilo & Stitch
Stitch, an extraterrestrial entity, heads straight to planet Earth after he escapes his prison, where he tries to impersonate a dog. Things take a turn when Lilo adopts him from an animal shelter.
The Prince and The Pauper
Tom Canty, a poor English boy, bears a striking resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales. The two boys meet and play a joke on the court by switching places.
When Judy Hopps, a rookie officer in the Zootopia Police Department, sniffs out a sinister plot, she enlists the help of a con artist to solve the case in order to prove her abilities to Chief Bogo.
Winnie the Pooh enters the life of a now-grown-up Christopher Robin, to seek his help in finding his lost friends in the Hundred Acre Wood.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Greg is about to begin middle school and wishes to become popular among the students. However, his attempts to gain fame land him in sticky situations.