7 Excellent Movies To Watch in OTT platforms This Week

This week of August is set to deliver a list of exciting movies on various OTT platforms, promising an immersive cinematic experience right from the comfort of our homes. With a mix of gripping thrillers, heartwarming dramas, and action-packed adventures, there’s something for everyone’s taste. So get ready to grab your popcorn, settle into your favorite spot, and embark on a thrilling journey as the latest releases on OTT unfold before your eyes. Let’s take a closer look at the 7 movies releasing on OTT this week of August: 

1. Annapurna Photo Studio: “Annapurna Photo Studio” is a Telugu period romantic drama that takes us back to the 1980s. Starring Chaitanya Rao Madadi and Lavanya Sahukara in the lead roles, the film follows a couple who face several twists and turns on their path to eternal togetherness. Directed by Chendu Muddu, this movie promises to be a captivating tale of love and resilience.

The movie is available on ETV Win from August 15.

2. Chatrapathi: Directed by VV Vinayaka, Chatrapathi is an adaptation of SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster Telugu action drama, featuring the incredible Prabhas. The Hindi version of this critically and commercially successful film hasn’t quite lived up to its Telugu counterpart, receiving a mixed response from the audience. Despite this, the movie marks the ambitious Bollywood debut of Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas. Alongside him, the film also stars talented actors such as Nushrat Bharucha, Sharad Kelkar, Karan Singh Chhabra, Bhagyashree, and others in pivotal roles. 

The movie is available on Zee5 from August 15.

3. Amala: Directed by Nishab Ebrahim, this suspenseful crime thriller features a talented ensemble cast including Anarkali Marikar, Rajisha Vijayan, Srikanth, Sarath Kumar, Bitto Davis, and others. The plot revolves around a strong-willed cop who is determined to catch a serial killer wreaking havoc in the city. As the story unfolds, we witness the protagonist’s relentless pursuit of justice and how he connects the dots to solve a series of overnight murders. With its intriguing storyline and compelling performances, “Amala” is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. 

The movie is available on Amazon Prime Video from August 14.

4. Aayirathonnu Nunakal: “Aayirathonnu Nunakal” or “1001 Nunakal” (Malayalam Drama), Starring Remya Suresh, Vidhya Vijaykumar, Zhinza Shan, and others in crucial roles, this Malayalam drama takes you on a captivating journey of old friends reuniting. The plot revolves around a smooth flow of things, accompanied by good food and light-hearted talk. However, things take an unexpected turn when one of them proposes a game in which each person must reveal a secret they have kept from their partners. Directed by Thamar KV, this critically acclaimed film is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

The movie will be available on SonyLiv from August 18.

5. The Monkey King: Directed by Anthony Stacchi, this US animated film takes us on an extraordinary journey with a unique duo consisting of a stick-wielding monkey and a young girl. Together, they venture out to seek immortality, encountering dreadful demons, fire-breathing dragons, and even gods along the way. Brace yourself for an epic adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

This movie will be available on Netflix from 18 August.

6. Untold: Hall of Shame:  “Untold: Hall of Shame” is directed by Bryan Storkel. This US sports documentary takes a deep dive into one of the biggest steroid scandals in sports history. With interviews featuring BALCO lab experts and suspected athletes who allegedly consumed performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs), viewers will get an inside look at the investigation surrounding this controversial topic. Prepare to be captivated by the revelations and insights brought to light in this thought-provoking documentary.

You can watch this on Netflix from August 15.

7. Jarhead 2: Field of Fire: “Jarhead 2: Field of Fire,” an American high-octane action drama is directed by Don Michael Paul. This adrenaline-pumping film stars Cole Hauser, Josh Kelly, Stephen Lang, Danielle Savre, and others. Set in Afghanistan, a corporal and his team find themselves deprived of supplies and support, left to survive a dangerous mission. Along the way, they undertake a side mission to protect a woman who is being pursued by the Taliban. With intense action sequences and a thrilling plot, “Jarhead 2: Field of Fire” is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

This movie is available on Netflix from August 16.

Whether you prefer the adrenaline rush of action films or the emotional depth of dramas, this week’s OTT releases have something for everyone. So, sit back, relax, and let the magic of cinema transport you to new worlds, all from the comfort of your own home.