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Five OTT shows to binge on this weekend

Here’s our selection of 5 new digital releases you can enjoy

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It’s been over 3 months since the lockdown was announced with COVID 19 pandemic situation grappling the entire world and people were forced to stay at home. While social distancing subtly became everyone’s norm, another trend that widely picked up across demographics is the rise in use of OTT platforms and the demand for original content. And now that the hunt for fresh content has started, we are easing it further for you, listing down the top 5 new digital releases you should definitely not miss this weekend:

Bhonsle – SonyLIV

Manoj Bajpayee’s much-delayed film Bhonsle is out and features him in a never-seen-before avatar. The actor plays a traditional Maharashtrian who supports what’s right instead of taking the easier route of being loyal to his home state. The movie released on 26th June – by Promodome Motion Pictures on SonyLiv.

Aarya – Disney + Hotstar

A brand new Indian thriller web series joining Disney+ Hotstar is Aarya. Based on the Dutch series Penoza, this show marks Sushmita Sen’s acting comeback. But she’s not the only noughties actor returning to the silver screen. Chandrachur Singh, of Josh and Kya Kehna fame, also features in this series. Created by Ram Madhvani, this crime drama also has Sikander Kher, Namit Das and Ankur Bhatia playing lead roles. Released on June 19

Penguin – Amazon Prime

A new addition to the women-centric movies as well as the ones that are skipping theatrical release to premiere exclusively on the digital platform on Amazon Prime Video is Penguin. It seems the film’s central character is a pregnant lady. It features National Award-winning actor Keerthy Suresh in the lead and is written and directed by Eashvar Karthic. Released on June 19

Chaman Bahaar – Netflix

If you managed to watch the new Saiyami Gupta film, Axone, on Netflix last week, then you might know that Chaman Bahaar is the second movie created by Yoodle Productions. This film features Jitendra Kumar, of Shubh Mangal Zyaada Savdhaan fame, in the lead as the owner of a pan-bidi shop. He falls in love with a pretty girl living across the street from him. However, he is not the only one. In fact, his shop becomes the hub for all of the roadside romeos who like this girl. Released on June 19

Your Honor – SonyLIV

Another exciting Indian web series  is Your Honor. It features Jimmy Sheirgill in the lead as a judge. The plot of this series is that the judge’s 18-year-old son sneaks out in his father’s car and ends up being involved in a hit and run case. The victim of his rash driving is a feared gangster’s son who was travelling on his bike. The police are on the lookout for the driver involved in this case while Sheirgill’s character is fighting to side with his judicial or parental side. Released on June 18

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