Another time all of us have to miss out on the huge buckets of popcorn, big screens, and the theatre ambiance. But no worries, as the OTT platforms have been a savior in kicking out boredom then and now! Hashtag picks a few must-watch for the weekend. What’s the delay, get reading and hop on to watch some amazing movies.
- Wild Dog:
Nagarjuna Akkineni is back in the field with an action thriller written and directed by debutant Ashisor Solomon. The film focuses on the terrorist attacks that happened in India including the Gokul Chat bomb blast in 2007. It is the journey of an NIA agent trying to get their hands on the cold-blooded criminal Yasin Batkal. In his comeback, Nagarjuna’s performance was impressive. If you are in spirit for some action over the weekend, then Wild Dog is the right choice.
Cast: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Dia Mirza, Saiyami Kher, Atul Kulkarni, Ali Reza.
Director: Ashishnor Solomon
Language: Telugu (also available in Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada)
- Ajeeb Daastans:
A Hindi language anthology that is composed of 4 short films – Manju, Khilauna(Toy), Geeli Pucchi, Ankahi. The stories deal with the lives of 4 women facing dissimilar, miserable situations in life. The film emphasises concepts such as betrayal, love, retrieval, caste, sexuality, and ambitions.
Cast: Aditi Rao Hydari, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Nushrat Barucha, Manav Kaul, and Shefali Shah.
Director: Khaitan, Raj Mehta, Neeraj Ghaywan, Kayoze Irani
- Jathi Ratnalu:
A 2 and a half hour laughing riot, Jathi Ratnalu is a comedy-drama film directed by Anudeep KV, produced by Nag Ashwin and Swapna Cinema. The plot focuses on 3 happy-go-lucky men who move to the city from a town for a better life and a respectable job but end up in prison for the crime they didn’t commit. The movie is an easy watch if you wish for relaxation and full-on entertainment. The acting was impeccable too.
Cast: Naveen Polishetty, Rahul Ramakrishna, Priyadarshi, Faria Abdullah.
Director: Anudeep KV
Streaming: Amazon Prime
This film is a biographical sports story of the top-ranked badminton player, Saina Nehwal directed by Amole Gupte under the T-series banner. The story is compelling, fostering, and resilient. Parineethi Chopra delivers an incredible performance, pulling off Saina’s vibe effortlessly.
Cast: Parineethi Chopra, Manav Kaul, Meghna Malik, Ankur Vikal.