From Taali to

Gear up for an entertainment extravaganza this weekend! Top OTT platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+Hotstar, and MX Player have an exciting lineup to satisfy your binge-watching cravings. From gripping series like Taali and Guns and Gulaabs to a diverse collection of films, there’s something captivating for everyone. Get ready for a unique binge-watching journey where enchanting stories unfold, allowing you to find content that resonates with your preferences. Grab your snacks and dive into a storytelling adventure!

Taali

Platform: Jio Cinema

Date: 15 August, 2023

Witness and be a part of a powerful change in the series, “Taali,” streaming on Jio Cinema from August 15th. The show brings to life the inspiring journey of transgender activist Shreegauri Sawant, portrayed by Sushmita Sen. Born as Ganesh and raised in Pune, Shreegauri revolutionized the transgender movement in India. The series delves into her life, highlighting her pivotal role in the NALSA case of 2013, which led to the Supreme Court’s recognition of transgender individuals as the third gender in 2014. Created by Arjun Singgh Baran and Kartk D Nishandar, and directed by Ravi Jadhav, “Taali” is a must-watch exploration of courage and change.

Depp v. Heard:

Streaming on: Netflix

Releasing on: August 16, 2023

Embark on a riveting journey with the documentary series that dives deep into the high-profile legal clash between Hollywood star Johnny Depp and his ex-partner Amber Heard. Focused on the core issue of defamation, the series intricately unravels the twists and turns of this widely known courtroom showdown. Beyond the legal intricacies, it sheds light on pivotal moments that resonated across platforms like TikTok, showcasing the trial’s unexpected influence on modern social media dynamics. As the series unfolds, it paints a vivid picture of how this legal battle mirrors the complex threads of our contemporary society. A must-watch addition to this week’s lineup on OTT platforms, this release promises an enthralling exploration of fame, relationships, and the power of public perception.

Scripting Your Destiny

Platform: MX Player

Date: 16 August, 2023

‘Scripting Your Destiny’ is a Korean fantasy drama that follows Shin Ho Yoon, a powerful god responsible for determining human fate. But when he is charged with writing a romantic fate, he draws inspiration from the work of a makjang (extreme) drama screenwriter, Go Che Kyung. Shin Ho Yoon decides to pair Go Che Kyung with a perfect man, Jung Ba Reum, a television producer. However, as he takes on the role of Go Che Kyung’s landlord, he unexpectedly develops feelings for her, jeopardizing his divine plan. Watch Scripting Your Destiny streaming on MX Player in Hindi from 16th August 2023

AP DHILLON: FIRST OF A KIND

Platform: Prime Video

Date: 18 August, 2023

Step into the world of AP Dhillon, as he unveils his remarkable journey from a quiet village in Punjab. With exclusive personal footage and backstage glimpses, he narrates his story of humble beginnings. Discover the dreams that drive him, as he sets his sights on transforming the music realm and sparking inspiration across the entire nation. Join AP Dhillon in this captivating narrative that blends unseen clips and behind-the-scenes access, offering a unique perspective into his life. From his upbringing in a small hamlet to his audacious mission of reshaping the music industry, this is a tale of determination, aspiration, and a desire to ignite change.

Guns & Gulaabs:

Platform: Netflix

Date: 18 August, 2023

Load your guns and step into a captivating narrative that draws from the concept of “Misfits of the World,” unfolding against the gritty backdrop of a crime-filled 1990s world. Weaving themes of love, innocence, humor, and a touch of fantasy, the story holds anticipation as a standout addition to this week’s OTT lineup. Brace yourself for a journey that embraces imperfections and navigates the intersection of love and purity within the shadows of history. In Dulquer Salman’s OTT debut, his talent converges harmoniously with Rajkumar Rao’s excellence and Gulshan Deviah’s charm, promising an engaging tale that explores these themes and leaves audiences yearning for more. With these dynamic actors in the lead, the release is poised to captivate fans of immersive storytelling and exceptional performances.

The Monkey King

Platform: Netflix

Date: August 18

Experience the magic of “The Monkey King,” an animated film that unfurls the captivating tale of a monkey blessed with incredible powers and an air of supreme self-assurance, inspired by a cherished Chinese legend. This cinematic journey whisks you away to a world of adventure, brought to life through captivating animation. The voices behind the characters are no less than remarkable, with acclaimed names like Stephanie Hsu, known for “Everything Everywhere All At Once,” and the charismatic Jimmy O. Yang. Brace yourself for a story that bridges myth and modernity, as this legendary monkey’s extraordinary journey comes alive with vibrant animation and the artistry of renowned voice talents.