The weekend is here and it’s time to catch up on the latest movies and shows. And judging by what is offered on streaming services, there is no shortage of options.
These are the OTT titles to watch this weekend:
Release date Title Platform Language May 26 Baggio: The Divine Ponytail Netflix Italian, English May 26 Nail Bomber: Manhunt Netflix English May 26 Ghost Lab Netflix Thai, English May 26 High on the Hog: how African American cuisine transformed America Netflix English May 26 Jalasamadhi Limelight Media Malayalam May 27 Friends The Reunion ZEE5 English May 27 Ek Mini Katha Amazon Prime Video Telugu May 27 Koi Jaane Na Amazon Prime Video Hindi May 27 Ragnarok Season 2 Netflix Norwegian May 27 Eden Netflix Japanese May 27 The last two days Neestream Malayalam May 28 The Kominsky Method: Season 3 Netflix English May 28 Dog Gone Trouble Netflix English May 28 Lucifer: Season 5 Part 2 Netflix English May 28 Maharani SonyLIV Hindi May 28 Malaysia to Amnesia ZEE5 Tamil May 29 Broken But Beautiful Season 3 ALTBalaji and MX Player Hindi May 30 Oslo Disney Plus Hotstar English Baggio: The Divine Ponytail – Netflix
Baggio: The Divine Ponytail is inspired by the true-to-life story of one of the best known and most accomplished football players of all time, Roberto Baggio. The Netflix movie takes the audience on an epic journey of highs and lows. It also describes Baggio’s discovery of faith and finding solace in Buddhism.
Jalasamadhi – Limelight Media
Jalasamadhi, starring Tamil actor MS Bhaskar, deals with the practice of Thalaikuthal (senicide) in some parts of South India. The award-winning film, which was released in 2019, is directed by Venu Nair.
After months of waiting, the reunion special of the American sitcom Friends finally hit India. It took fans an emotional journey when Friends actors David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow reunited to cherish their days as Ross, Joey, Chandler, Rachel, Monica and Phoebe.
Ek Mini Katha – Amazon Prime Video
Starring Santosh Shoban, Ek Mini Katha follows a man dealing with serious body image issues. In his review of the film, Manoj Kumar R of Indianexpress.com wrote, “Debutant director Karthik Rapolu and screenwriter Merlapaka Gandhi squander a relevant and compelling topic in Ek Mini Katha.”
Koi Jaane Na – Amazon Prime Video
Koi Jaane Na, directed by Amin Hajee, follows with Kunal Kapoor and Amyra Dastur a writer who has merged his reality with his fictional world. The movie also has a dance number with Aamir Khan and Elli AvrRam.
Ragnarok Season 2 – Netflix
Season 2 of the Norwegian thriller synopsis reads, “Mythical chaos looms as Magne seeks help in his ongoing battle against gigantic enemies and deals with an unruly brother with divine powers.”
Lucifer: Season 5 Part 2 – Netflix
The second part of Netflix’s fifth season of Lucifer, starring Tom Ellis, premiered on Netflix on Friday. The official synopsis of Lucifer Season 5 Part 2 reads: “In Part B of Lucifer’s stunning fifth season, God Himself comes to Earth. Secrets will be revealed, heroic sacrifices will be made, and the world will never be the same. “
Maharani – SonyLIV
Huma Qureshi-starrer Maharani centers around Rani Bharati, a housewife who becomes Bihar’s prime minister after her husband is bedridden. The web series also features Amit Sial, Sohum Shah and Vineet Kumar. In her review of Maharani, film critic Shubhra Gupta of The Pyjama People wrote: “. A political drama based on this almost incredible real-life sleight of hand should have been much more interesting: the only thing Maharani manages to have some heyday, with the help of cinematic dialogues scattered here and there; the rest is a drag. “
Broken But Beautiful Season 3 – ALTBalaji and MX Player
Starring Sidharth Shukla and Sonia Rathee, Broken But Beautiful 3 will present the story of Agastya Rao and Rumi Desai. While Agastya is a temperamental struggling writer-director, Rumi plays a ‘poor little rich girl’. As they continue to pursue their obsession, their lives collide and leave a broken heart. The series marks Sidharth’s digital debut.
Oslo – Disney Plus Hotstar
The American drama Oslo is adapted from JT Rogger’s award-winning play of the same name. It is based on a true story of negotiations that led to the Oslo Peace Accords in 1993. Oslo highlights the secret back-channel conversations, unlikely friendships and silent exploits of a small, dedicated group of Israelis, Palestinians and a Norwegian couple. Starring Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Jeff Wilbusch and others, the film is directed by Bartlett Sher.