Kantara, one of the biggest hit movies of the year, is now available on OTT. The film has had a great run at the box office and has now premiered digitally on Amazon Prime Video. Produced under the banner of Hombale Films, the action adventure is written and directed by Rishab Shetty, who also stars in the film alongside Sapthami Gowda, Kishore Kumar G. and Achyuth Kumar in pivotal roles.
Neeraj Pandey has created the new web series Khakee: The Bihar Chapter for Netflix, based on Amit Lodha’s book Bihar Diaries: The True Story of How the Most Dangerous Criminal Was Caught. The crime and police drama stars Karan Tacker, Avinash Tiwary, Ashutosh Rana, Ravi Kishan and Anup Soni, among others.
Here are more details on the new OTT releases this week.
Kantara (Amazon Prime video)
After winning the hearts of audiences in theatres, viewers can now enjoy the widely loved film from their homes in Kannada along with dubbings in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. The story of Kantara is set around a small community living in the forests of Kaadubettu in the southern coastal state of Karnataka. The villagers have lived near the forest and the land has been handed down to them by their ancestors, who received it from a king some years ago in exchange for peace and happiness from a demigod. Rishab Shetty, the director of the film plays the lead role of a Kambala champion named Shiva, whose father was a Bhoota Kola artiste. Embedded with folklore and ancient cultural traditions like Bhoota Kola, found in Karnataka, the film has brilliantly captured the relationship and conflict between humans and nature.
Khakee: The Bihar Chapter (Netflix)
This one is a police and crime thriller, set in the early 2000s, in the heart of Bihar. It is inspired by the true story of how Bihar’s most dangerous criminal was caught. It is based on the story of IPS agent Amita Lodha, who chronicled his real life experiences in the 2018 book Bihar Diaries: The True Story of How the Most Dangerous Criminal Was Caught. The crime series follows the epic battle between two men on both sides of the law – one a feared gang leader (Avinash Tiwary) and the other fiercely sincere Indian police officer Amit Lodha, played by Karan Tacker. Directed by Bhav Dhulia, it also stars Ashutosh Rana, Ravi Kishan, Anup Soni, Jatin Sarna, Nikita Dutta, Abhimanyu Singh, Aishwarya Sushmita and Shraddha Das.
Chup: Revenge of the Artist (ZEE5)
Chup: Revenge of The Artist pays homage to Guru Dutt and tells the story of a psychopath killer who targets film critics. The film is a fast-paced thriller that raises many questions about the ethics of criticism. Can the fate of an artist be determined by the opinion of a few? And on the other hand, can art exist and evolve without being criticized? Chup: Revenge of The Artist is a unique story backed by great performances and stimulating cinematography that will leave you on the edge of your seat. The director of R Balki stars Sunny Deol, Dulquer Salmaan and Shreya Dhanwanthary in major roles.
Girls Hostel 3.0 (SonyLIV)
Living in a hostel is an experience like no other. Friends, fun, freedom and spice are all hallmarks of hostel life. Well, Sony LIV is taking you on the ride of your life and is all set to bring Season 3 of the most celebrated shows of all time – Girls Hostel 3.0 on November 25, starring the cast of Ahsaas Channa, Srishti Shrivastava, Parul Gulati, Simran Natekar, Trupti Khamkar, Jayati Bhatia, Kareema Barry, Tanvi Lehr Sonigra and Akash Thapa. Created by Shreyasi Sharma and written by Anuya Jakatdar, Alka Shukla and Shreyasi Sharma, the show is produced by Arunabh Kumar. Girls Hostel 3.0 is directed by Hanish D Kalia. The show is full of nostalgia, joy, sadness, unlimited memories and experiences.
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (Disney+ hot star)
In The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, the Guardians are on a mission to make Christmas unforgettable for Quill. They go to Earth in search of the perfect gift. The Marvel Studios special presentation stars Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan and Pom Klementieff, with Vin Diesel as Groot and Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Sean Gunn and The Old 97’s with Michael Rooker and Kevin Bacon. James Gunn wrote and directed The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special.
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