Hot OTT releases in August: Check what to watch on Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon Prime this week

It looks like there are some amazing releases coming to various OTT platforms in the first week of August this year. There are a number of web shows and movies from dark comedy, rom-com to masala entertainers coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime Videos, Disney+ Hotstar and more.

Below is a list of some of the most anticipated web series and movies that will air this week:

Wedding season

Netflix’s Wedding Season is a romantic comedy that revolves around Asha (Pallavi Sharda) and Ravi (Suraj Sharma) who pretend to be dating during their wedding summer to avoid their parents influencing their matches during Shaadi season. However, their ruse goes awry when they find themselves falling in love as they try to balance who they are with who their parents want them to be.

Where to watch: Netflix

Release Date: August 4th

Kaduva

After a successful launch at the box office, Prithviraj Sukumaran’s Kaduva will stream on Amazon Prime Video. Set in the late 1990s, this thriller revolves around the life of a young high-ranking rubber planter from Mundakayam and his rivalry with a Kerala police officer. The film is directed by Shaji Kailas and also stars Vivek Oberoi and Samyuktha Menon in lead roles.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date: August 4th

The Great Wedding of Munnes

The Great Wedding of Munnes is a family entertainer starring Abhishek Banerjee and Barkha Singh. The ten-part series follows the story of a middle-class man who experiences hilarious misadventures as he desperately tries to marry the woman of his dreams.

Where to watch: Voot

Release Date: August 4th

Darlings

One of the most anticipated films of the year, Darlings is a dark comedy thriller starring Alia Bhatt, Shefali Shah, Roshan Mathew and Vijay Varma. The story revolves around Badru (Alia) who hopes that her volatile husband Hamza (Vijay) will change. However, when his rage spirals out of control, Badru and her mother-daughter plot to take revenge on Hamza, who is perpetually drunk.

Where to watch: Netflix

Release Date: August 5th

Crash course

The crash course of the series revolves around two warring coaching institutes and the effect it has on the students and their families who put their hopes in them.

“As the two drastically different worlds of students and coaching institute owners collide, eight new students experience friendship, love, heartbreak, peer pressure, and the loss of youthful innocence as they are involuntarily drawn into a power battle between coaching institutes.” reads the official synopsis.

Directed by Vijay Maurya, the series stars Anna Kapoor, Bhanu Uday and Udit Arora in lead roles.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date: August 5th

Sandman

The Sandman is based on Neil Gaiman’s DC comic book series of the same name. The series will tell the story of Morpheus aka Dream of the Endless – a cosmic being who controls all dreams. However, when he is captured and imprisoned for over a century, he must travel across different worlds and timelines to repair the chaos his absence has caused.

Where to watch: Netflix

Release Date: August 5th

Lightyear

Lightyear is an animated sci-fi action adventure film that follows space ranger Buzz Lightyear as he embarks on an intergalactic adventure alongside ambitious recruits Izzy, Mo, Darby and his robotic companion Sox. As this motley crew tackles their most difficult mission yet, they must learn to work together as a team to escape the evil Zurg and his obedient robot army that is never far behind.

Where to watch: Disney+Hotsatr

Release Date: August 3rd

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