What to watch this week on OTT: Gullak: season 4, Varshangalkku Shesham, Hit Man and more

Narayani M

Boomer Uncle - Aha (June 7)

Boomer Uncle is directed by Swadees MS and stars Oviya and Yogi Babu in lead roles. It follows Nesam and his soon-to-be ex-wife, a foreigner named Amy, head to his neglected ancestral castle to fulfill a divorce agreement. Amy has a hidden agenda involving Nesam’s father’s scientific secrets. The comedy of errors that follows after that forms the rest of the story.

Star Wars: The Acolyte - Disney+ Hotstar (June 4)

This series is part of the Star Wars franchise, set at the end of the High Republic era before the events of the Skywalker Saga, and follows a Jedi investigation into a series of crimes. Star Wars: The Acolyte stars Amandla Stenberg, Lee Jung-jae, Manny Jacinto and Dafne Keen in prominent roles.

Sweet Tooth season 3 - Netflix (June 6)

The final season of Sweet Tooth takes the viewers back to Alaska and answers some long-standing questions about the origin of the Sick, a virus that wiped out the human population and turned babies into animal hybrids. The fantasy drama starring Nonso Anozie, Christian Convery, Adeel Akhtar and Stefania LaVie is based on Jeff Lemire’s comic book series.

Hit Man - Netflix (June 7)

Starring Glen Powell, Adria Arjona, Austin Amelio and Retta, among others, Hit Man directed by Richard Linklater follows Glen Powell as Gary Johnson, a part-time worker in New Orleans Police Department who pretends to be a hitman in order to arrest the people who try to hire him.

The End We Start From - JioCinema (June 8)

"When catastrophic floods submerge London, a new mother embarks on a dangerous journey to find a safe refuge, all the while trying to protect her baby from the surrounding chaos," reads the storyline of The End We Start From. Releasing as a post-theatrical release, the 2023 film stars Jodie Comer, with Benedict Cumberbatch, Katherine Waterston and Mark Strong.

Maidaan - Prime Video (June 5)

Starring Ajay Devgn who plays the role of Syed Abdul Rahim, a pioneering football coach in India between 1952 and 1962, Maidaan is a biographical sports drama film which is co-written and directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma.

Gullak: Season 4 - Sony LIV (June 6)

Created by Shreyansh Pandey, Gullak: Season 4 stars Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, and Harsh Mayar in pivotal roles. It follows the beloved Mishra family and their journey of highs and lows of middle-class life in a small town in India.

The Legend of Hanuman Season 4 - Disney+ Hotstar (June 5)

The fourth season of The Legend Of Hanuman focusses on the battles of Kumbhakarna, Ravana’s brother, fighting with Lakshmana. Lakshmana and Hanuman devise a plan together to tackle Meghnaad, and Ahiravana’s (Ravana’s son). The series, which has seven episodes is created by Sharad Devarajan, Jeevan J. Kang and Charuvi Agrawal

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan - Netflix (June 6)

Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff star in this heavy action-fuelled film directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Captain Freddy and Captain Rocky are tasked with the mission to recover a weapon of mass destruction from a masked villain to prevent a catastrophe.

Blackout - JioCinema (June 7)

After the success of 12th Fail, Vikrant Massey is currently gearing up for the release of Blackout which also stars Mouni Roy and Sunil Grover in key roles. The film, directed by Devang Shashin Bhavsar, revolves around a jewellery heist. Vikrant, a crime reporter is caught in a night of chaos and greed in Pune.

One Not Five Minutes - Aha (June 7)

One Not Five Minutes is an experimental single-character, single-shot film which directed by Raju Dussa and stars Hansika Motwani in the lead role. On a rainy night, Jaanu (Hansika) returns home after shopping, only to encounter strange and horrible happenings. Is there an evil presence in her house? What happens to her is main plot of film.

Varshangalkku Shesham - Sony LIV (June 6)

Directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan, Varshangalkku Shesham (which is coming to OTT as a post theatrical release)is a period comedy drama film starring Pranav Mohanlal and Dhyan Sreenivasan in the lead roles. It is set in the 1970s and '80s and follows the lives of two friends who come together in their shared ambition of making it big in the magical world of cinema.

Hierarchy - Netflix (June 7)

Starring Noh Jung Ui, Lee Chae Min, Kim Jae-won and Lee Won-jeong in prominent roles, this Korean drama is written by Chu Hye-mi and directed by Bae Hyeon-jin. The film is set in Jooshin High School, which prides itself on providing the best high-quality education service in South Korea and where the top 0.01% of children gather.