Halfway through January 2023, the OTT platforms in India already have binge-worthy content with excellent storytelling. Many more web series and movies that are all going to be available on the OTT giants will be released this week in January. Here is a list of the films and television shows releasing this weekend to make your day more joyful. Some of the movies and series have already been released, and others will soon. Remember to bookmark these brilliant new releases.
The Hindi-language spy thriller movie Mission Majnu is a work of fiction. Shantanu Bagchi is the director, and Ronnie Screwvala, Amar Butala, and Garima Mehta are the producers. Rashmika Mandanna and Sidharth Malhotra play key roles in the film. Kumud Mishra, Parmeet Sethi, Sharib Hashmi, Mir Sarwar, and Zakir Hussain are also featured. Mission Majnu is a fictional story of an undercover operation carried out by India before and during the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War.
The movie also draws its inspiration from real-life incidents. It reveals one of India’s most important historical missions. Mission Majnu was about to be released in theatres first, according to an earlier statement. However, it chose to go straight to OTT. On January 20, 2023, Mission Majnu released on Netflix.
Chhatriwali is a 2023 Hindi-language romantic comedy movie. Ronnie Screwvala is the producer, and Tejas Deoskar is the director. Rakul Preet Singh, Sumeet Vyas, Satish Kaushik, Dolly Ahluwalia, and Rajesh Tailang are the cast members. ZEE5 released Chhatriwali on January 20, 2023. The movie also wants to emphasize the value of safe s*x and male contraceptives. You can read the reviews of the film on Cinetales.
In the movie Chhatriwali, Rakul Preet Singh will be portrayed as the control head of a condom factory. The film also reveals that Rakul was first somewhat shy about her work. However, she eventually understood the value and importance of s*x education. She then takes up the duty of raising awareness.
Action comedy Dhamaka is a 2022 Telugu movie. It was written by Prasanna Kumar Bezawada and directed by Trinadha Rao Nakkina. The two main actors are Ravi Teja and Sreeleela. Additionally, People Media Factory and Abhishek Agarwal Arts produced the movie. The movie was out in theatres on December 23, 2022, over the holiday weekend. Furthermore, Dhamaka has mixed reviews from critics.
When it was out, it was a huge commercial success. The movie earned over 74 crores worldwide box office revenue, ranking among the highest-grossing Telugu movies of 2022. It marked Ravi Teja’s return after a series of setbacks during the year. It will also be available on Netflix on January 22, 2023.
The story of Driver Jamuna centers on a female cab driver who experiences several unexpected events. It happened when three criminally inclined passengers rented out her car. The trio also had the intention of killing a politician. The protagonist, however, becomes entangled in the chaos and is speechless. The rest of the story is based on how bravely she handles the circumstance. Kinslin, Appaguru, and Karthik M. Somasundaram are the film’s directors.
Additionally, Driver Jamuna will be out on the OTT platform Aha on January 20, 2023. Aishwarya Rajesh gave a good performance as cab driver Jamuna in the movie. Aadukalam Naren, Sriranjini, Manikanta, and Kavitha Bharathi, who played supporting roles, also did well.
Youth Of May
A 2021 South Korean television series is titled Youth of May. Lee Do-Hyun, Go Min-si, Lee Sang-Yi, and Keum Sae-rok are the main actors. It had a May 3, 2021, premiere and aired for 12 episodes on Mondays and Tuesdays from 21:30 until June 8, 2021. It is a historical fiction drama that centers on young South Koreans in May 1980 in the city of Gwangju. They pursue their passions, and whatever makes their hearts beat the fastest, just like any other youngster. Additionally, it is an emotional rollercoaster that is by no means simple but is completely worth it.
On January 20, 2023, Youth Of May will now be available on the OTT platform Aha. It will be available in Telugu.
Fauda Season 4
The creators of the Israeli television series Fauda are Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff. Their experiences in the Israel Defense Forces are the subject. In addition, the series debuted its first season on February 15, 2015. Season 4 of the acclaimed Israeli tv show Fauda has just started. The drama series also features plenty of action and explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A major hit in India, Fauda also had its world premiere at the 53rd International Film Festival of India. Season 4 moves the action outside of Israel, where Doron is on his most dangerous mission yet as he crosses continents in search of a threat.
Furthermore, Tanaav, a Hindi remake of the Fauda series, is also available on OTT. On January 20, 2023, Netflix will release the show’s fourth season.
Leopard Skin stands itself from other suspense thrillers with a unique plot. Carla Gugino, a SAG Award nominee, both produces and stars in it. In Leopard Skin, a criminal group hides out in a distant beachside estate. Playa Perdida, Mexico, is the home of two intriguing women. However, when dinner guests join them, amusing and dangerous situations occur. As everyone waits to learn their fate after being taken hostage, violent secrets, heartless betrayals, and frightening desires rise to the surface.
The English version will debut on the OTT platform Lionsgate Play on January 20, 2023.
Hunt For The Indian Mujahideen
Hunt For The Indian Mujahideen is a creation of Warner Bros. It illustrates the steps of arresting dangerous criminals. They were responsible for a series of blasts that wreaked devastation across the country in different Indian cities. It also explores the investigating officers’ first-person narrative. The investigation will become clear to viewers as the narrative develops. They eventually learn the background of one of the most frightening domestic terrorist networks as a result.
On January 19, 2023, it was out on Discovery+ in Hindi.
One can be in confusion by the sheer number of releases. However, there is no need to worry since we have put together a list of the best films and web series that will be available this week on various OTT platforms.