What to Watch This Week: From Kantara to Chhello Show, a list of OTT releases this weekend
The weekend is round the corner! Cinema Express brings to you a list of films and series streaming across various OTT platforms this week that you can watch from the comfort of your homes
Kantara – Amazon Prime Video (November 24)
Directed by Rishab Shetty, who also starred in the lead role, Kantara is a Kannada blockbuster action thriller, which opened to positive reception and critical acclaim that it was dubbed in other languages as well. The film was lauded for its Bhoota Kola and action sequences. Kantara also features actors Kishore, Sapthami Gowda, Achyuth Kumar, among others.
Meet Cute – SonyLIV (November 25)
Presented by Nani, this Telugu anthology is helmed by actor's sister Deepthi Ghanta in her debut directorial. As revealed by the title, Meet Cute consists of five stories where strangers happen to meet in unexpected circumstances, leaving heartwarming memories. It features an ensemble star cast including Sathyaraj, Rohini Molleti, Adah Sharma, Varsha Bollamma, Akanksha Singh, Sunaina, Ashwin Kumar, among others.
Prince – Disney+ Hotstar (November 25)
This Sivakarthikeyan-starrer is directed by Anudeep KV who previously helmed Telugu hit film Jathi Ratnalu. Prince is set in a small village in Puducherry and follows a teacher falling in love with a British teacher from his school, which attracts opposition from others in the town. The film also stars Maria Ryaboshapka and Sathyaraj.
Chhello Show – Netflix (November 25)
This Gujrati film by Pan Nalin is India's official entry to the Best International Feature Film category at the 95th Academy Awards. It follows the journey of Samay, a young cinephile in a Gujarat village who harbours dreams of being a director. The film stars Bhavin Rabari, Bhavesh Shrimali, Richa Meena, Dipen Raval, and Paresh Mehta.
Chup – ZEE5 (November 25)
The psychological crime thriller stars Dulquer Salmaan, Sunny Deol and Shreya Dhanwanthary. The story follows a serial killer in Mumbai who targets film critics. Besides the leads, Chup also features Pooja Bhatt and Saranya Ponvannan. The film is directed and written by R Balki.
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special – Disney+ Hotstar (November 25)
The Holiday Special is a standalone story, but will also bridge the gap between Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Besides showing what the Guardians are doing after the events of Endgame and Thor: Love and Thunder, the Holiday Special also promises to introduce new characters to the MCU, including Borat Subsequent Movie film’s Maria Bakalova as the voice of Cosmo the space dog.
Khakee-The Bihar Chapter – Netflix (November 25)
Khakee: The Bihar Chapter is a crime series that follows the epic tussle between two men on both sides of the law — one a dreaded gang lord and the other an upright Indian Police Service officer, Amit Lodha. The series is inspired by a true story from Bihar. Directed by Bhav Dhulia, the cop drama stars Karan Tacker, Avinash Tiwary, Ashutosh Rana, Ravi Kishan, Anup Soni, Jatin Sarna, Nikita Dutta, Abhimanyu Singh, Aishwarya Sushmita and Shraddha Das. The series is produced by Neeraj Pandey and Shital Bhatia's Friday Storytellers.