OTT is thriving in India because the Indian people have taken to it like a fish to water.It has had such a significant impact on the audience for movies that theatrical releases are quickly losing their appeal. With the advent of OTT services, consumers can now view movies whenever they want to without having to wait for them to be broadcast at specific times with commercial breaks.
To keep their audiences interested, OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Voot, Disney+ HotStar, and Sony Liv make sure to provide new material every week. Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Vikrant Rona, Cuttputlli, My Dear Bootham, and Sundari Gardens are among the top five movies and television shows this week that are debuting on OTT platforms.
This Week’s Top 5 OTT Releases [September First Week]
|Name||OTT Platform||Release Date|
|Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power||Amazon Prime||September 2|
|Vikrant Rona||ZEE5||September 2|
|Cuttputlli||Disney+ Hotstar||September 2|
|My Dear Bootham||ZEE5||September 2|
|Sundari Gardens||SonyLiv||September 2|
Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (Amazon Prime – September 2)
Lord of the Rings is a cult, and the Peter Jackson films made it much more so. Amazon has obtained the rights to a prequel series called Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. It’s been praised as a TV milestone. All that remains is to watch how the audience views House of the Dragon, a Game of Thrones prequel.
Vikrant Rona (ZEE5 – September 2)
Vikrant Rona is a Kannada movie directed by Anup Bhandari and starring Kichcha Sudeep, Nirup Bhandari, Neetha Ashok, and Jacqueline Fernandez. The main character visits a village where people are missing and blaming the supernatural.
Cuttputlli (Disney+ Hotstar – September 2)
Another film featuring Akshay Kumar is releasing this year, but it’s direct to OTT. Directed by Ranjit Tewari and starring Rakul Preet Singh, Gurpreet Ghuggi, and Chandrachur Singh, the film is a remake of the Tamil film Ratsasan. Akshay Kumar’s police protagonist chases a killer who targets schoolgirls.
My Dear Bootham (ZEE5 – September 2)
My Dear Bootham, starring Prabhu Deva as a genie, is about a boy’s contact with him and their friendship. Starring Remya Nambeesan, Samyuktha Shanmughanathan, Ashwanth Ashokkumar, Imman Annachi, Suresh Menon, Master Sathwik, and Swaminathan
Sundari Gardens (SonyLiv – September 2)
Sundari Gardens is a Malayalam love drama starring Aparna Balamurali and Neeraj Madhav. Charlie Davis directed the film, which is about a school librarian and an English teacher who fall in love and the difficulties they face.
Coming this Week: Other Films and TV Shows
|Other Shows/Film Coming this Week||OTT Platform||Release Date|
|Lorni The Flaneur||SonyLiv||September 2|
|Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives Season 2||Netflix||September 2|
|Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2||Disney+ Hotstar, ZEE5||September 2|
|Pellikuturu Party||Aha||August 31|
|Panchatantra Kathalu||Aha||August 31|
|Buy My House||Netflix||September 2|
|Dated and Related||Netflix||September 2|
|Devil in Ohio||Netflix||September 2|
|Dhavak||Amazon miniTV||August 30|
|Little Women||Netflix||September 3|
|Love in the Villa||Netflix||September 1|
|You’re Nothing Special||Netflix||September 2|