With July ending, and August almost there, the calendar appears full of long weekends. Most of us are already planning trips with friends and family. But those who do not want to go out among the travelling crowd stay back home and find other interesting things to do. Apart from indulging in some me time and meeting friends or relatives, many of us, especially the cinephiles, are fond of binge watching new shows and films. And OTT will not disappoint as there are many shows and films lined up to be released in the coming month.
House of Dragon -HBO Max
This prequel to the humongously popular Game of Thrones is one of the most awaited show on OTT this month. It is based on parts of Martin’s novel Fire & Blood released in 2018. The prequel is set 2 centuries before the events of Game of Thrones and throws light on the events that led to the great Targaryen war of succession, which is popularly know as the Dance of Dragons.
Based on a miraculous Mani or a precious stone that can foretell the future, the story unveils interesting turns and twists when three friends lay their hands on it. The future that the Mani reveals and the incidents that follow seemingly turns the lives of the trio upside down. The third streaming release by storyteller-turned-filmmaker Sudhanshu Rai after Chaipatti and Detective Boomrah, this thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat throughout the runtime. With Hollywood like visual effects, and an experimental topic, this out-of-the-box concept is sure to keep you entertained.
With acclaimed actors like Shefali Shah, Alia Bhatt and Vijay Varma, this suspense, dark comedy, thriller is bound to keep you glued. The story of a lower middle-class Badru, in a violent relationship with her husband, and how she seeks revenge along with her mother. The quirky trailer is already being lapped up and audience is very excited about it.
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
An interesting take on the fearsome yet lovable character of superhero Hulk, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law has already triggered much anticipation with its trailer. Slated to release around mid August, it chronicles the journey of Jennifer Walters, whose life as a single woman and attorney is quite complicated. And adding to the complications is the fact that Jennifer, played by Tatiana Maslany, is also the super-powered Hulk. She-Hulk: Attorney at Law stars Tatiana along with Jameela Jamil, Ginger Gonzaga, Mark Ruffalo and Tim Roth, among others.
Delhi Crime Season 2 Netflix
This is the second edition of the widely successful Delhi Crime, where Shefali Shah played the lead of the police team that tried to solve the famous Delhi gangrape that captured headlines for months on end. Showing the humane side of police department, The Delhi Crime Season 2 is the story of top Delhi cops who are after a gang of killers that is targeting the senior citizens, one after the other. It highlights the class and economic divide in Delhi and how it is a race against time since four murders have been committed so far.
So stock up on your favorite drink and snacks, and pick a snug corner of the house, and let the OTT reveal stories of different times, types, yet the ones that are bound to entertain you, and keep you company.