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OTT Shows to Watch This Week

By SUKANYA VERMA
September 29, 2020 12:39 IST
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Another week and a spate of OTT shows and movies to watch. Here’s what Sukanya Verma recommends.

 

Enola Holmes
Where to watch: Netflix
Language: English

The Holmes family is high on genius.

Only this time it's not Sherlock or Mycroft, but their little sister Enola, played by the remarkable Millie Bobbie Brown, stealing the scene with her smarts and sass.

Based on Nancy Springer's The Enola Holmes Mysteries, the mystery movie is a sprightly new addition in the Young Adult genre.

 

Halalal
Where to watch: Jio Cinema, Eros Now
Language: Hindi

In a quest to find out whether his daughter died by murder or suicide a father must dive deep into dark truths in Randeep Jha's compelling thriller featuring Sachin Khedekar and Barun Sobti in rock solid turns.

 

A Dog's Journey
Where to watch: Sony Liv
Language: English

There's much to go aww about for dog lovers and otherwise in the sequel to A Dog's Purpose, which celebrates the everlasting bond between man and his best friend.

 

PariWar
Where to watch: Disney Hotstar
Language: Hindi

Sagar Ballary's Web series spans six episodes to examine the bittersweet equation of a large middle-class family in Allahabad now rechristened Prayagraj is worth watching if only for roping in talents like Gajraj Rao, Ranvir Shorey and Vijay Raaz.

 

Ted Lasso
Where to watch: Apple TV
Language: English

The new Apple sitcom has a familiar premise -- inexperienced man to the rescue.

But funny man Jason Sudeikis keeps the laughs coming in and as Ted Lasso, the football coach whose little knowledge of the game cannot dampen his can-do spirit come what may.

 

Popcorn Monkey Tiger
Where to watch: Zee 5 Premium
Language: Kannada (Without Subtitles)

If you know the language, you might want to catch this oddly named, curious looking grim drama about murky lives intertwined across strange ways and reverse chronology.

 

Jersey
Where to watch: Disney Hotstar, Zee5
Language: Telugu (With subtitles)

An emotional tale of a cricketer's comeback, well past his prime, returning to the game for the sake of his son benefits hugely from its star Nani's stellar turn.

A remake of the film starring Shahid Kapoor in the lead is in the works and slated for a 2021 release.

 

Sudigundalu
Where to watch: Zee5
Language: Telugu

Winner of the Best Film National Award, the 1968 classic marks Nagarjuna's debut as a child actor opposite father Akkineni Nageshwara Rao.

Sudigundalu's significance lies in its message of compassion, conditioning and belief that under right parental and social guidance, every child will grow into a responsible citizen.

 

Black Sun
Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video
Language: Serbian (with subtitles)

Murder, intrigue, politics, a whole lot of drama and unrest ensue in this late 1920s historical fiction set in the Balkans boasting of slick production values and crackling performances.

 

Schitt's Creek
Where to watch: Netflix
Language: English

Schitt's Creek sweeping win at the Emmys earlier this week has its fans in a tizzy.

But if you've still not watched this hilarious series about a wealthy family dealing with their new impoverished status in a dreary small town, it's high time you found out what the fuss is all about.

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