If you’re trying to update your entertainment list and check out some of the new offerings on OTT and cinemas, this weekend seems like the perfect time. RRR, SS Rajamouli’s most anticipated film, has finally hit theaters. After the big release, Netflix’s period drama Bridgerton S2. Ranveer Singh’s 83 also hit the OTTs this week. Scroll down to check out the list of the latest new movies and shows to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, ZEE5, Disney+ Hotstar and more.
RRR and 7 Other New Movies and Shows to Watch This Weekend on Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, ZEE5 and More You Can’t Miss
1. BRIDGERTON S2 – NETFLIX
Lady Whistledown is back with a new season of Bridgerton S2. The final season follows a new storyline between Jonathan Bailey and Simone Ashley. Coming from Shondaland and creator Chris Van Dusen, the final season is based on Julia Quinn’s historical fiction novel series. The series revolves around the amorous encounters of the titular family members.
2. RRR – IN CINEMAS
The most anticipated film and one of the most expensive, RRR was released across India in 10 languages including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. Jr NTR star, Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn marks Alia Bhatt’s debut in the Telugu industry. The fictional period action drama set in the 1920s revolves around two legendary revolutionaries far from their homeland and how they began to fight for their country. The film also features Olivia Morris, Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody, Samuthirakani, and Shriya Saran.
3. BHEEMLA NAYAK – DISNEY+ HOTSTAR
Bringing together the best of the Telugu industry is a suspense thriller, Bheemla Nayak. Directed by Saagar K. Chandra, the film stars Pawan Kalyan, Rana Daggubati, Nithya Menen and Samyuktha Menon in the lead. Things change when the egos of a clean cop and a retired army havildar clash. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film Ayyappanum Koshiyum.
4. 83 – DISNEY+ HOTSTAR & NETFLIX
Ranveer Singh’s sports drama that was loved by the whole nation was finally released on Netflix and Disney+ Hotstar this week. The director of Kabir Khan takes us back to the golden day in Indian cricket history on June 25, 1983, at Lord’s Cricket Ground, when the Indian cricket team beat the two-time world champions from the West Indies and placed the India on the world cricket stage. Ranveer Singh won Best Actor for it at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Award 2022.
5. PARALLELS – DISNEY+ HOTSTAR
The French film is an interesting watch. Sam, Bilal, Romane and Victor are four childhood friends whose lives change when a mysterious event propels them into parallel dimensions. They must understand everything to return to their real world.
6. LOVE YOURSELF LIKE FALLING PETALS – NETFLIX
If you’re looking for another interesting foreign-language title, try this Japanese film directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa. Starring Kento Nakajima and Honoka Matsumoto, the film is a love story that encapsulates the transience and beauty of cherry blossoms based on a bestselling novel of the same name in Japan by Shueisha’s Keiichi Uyama, produced by Kei Haruna. .
7. THE PRINCIPLES OF PLEASURE – NETFLIX
Sex, joy, and modern science converge in this eye-opening series that celebrates the complex world of female pleasure and shatters old-fashioned myths.
8. VALIMAÏ – ZEE5
The crime drama revolves around an officer who takes on a gang of rogue bikers. Directed by H Vinoth and the film stars Huma Qureshi, Pearle Maaney, Kartikeya Gummakonda and Yogi Babu in key roles.