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Hindi, Malayalam | Crime, Drama | Rating: PG15
This 8-episode series is the courageous tale of Indian Forest officials, NGO workers and animal lovers who work together to stop ivory poachers and smugglers. Alia Bhatt is one of the executive producers of the series. Nimisha Sajayan, Roshan Mathew, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Kani Kusruti, Ranjitha Menon, and Maala Parvathi are among the cast. Delhi Crime creator-director Richie Mehta has helmed this project. Poacher is made in three languages — Malayalam, English and Hindi. Poacher showcases the perils that elephants face due to human greed.
Hindi | Romance | Rating: PG18
Love Storiyaan, produced by Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Entertainment, is an anthology inspired by India Love Project, a social media initiative by journalists Priya Ramani, Samar Halarnkar and Niloufer Venkatraman that celebrates love outside the shackles of religion, caste, ethnicity and gender.
Somen Mishra, who heads Dharmatic’s creative development and has conceptualized the show. The six real-life stories are helmed by Akshay Indikar, Archana Phadke, Collin D’Cunha, Hardik Mehta, Shazia Iqbal and Vivek Soni. The makers say the anthology is more than a faithful retelling of real-life love stories. The love stories involve conflicts of age, divorce, sexuality, gender, caste and even country.
Tamil | Action | Rating: PG15
Directed by Arun Matheswaran, Captain Miller stars Dhanush in the titular role. The film also boasts a star-studded cast, including Priyanka Mohan, Aditi Balan, Shiva Rajkumar, Sundeep Kishan, Vinoth Kishan, Nassar, and Edward Sonnenblick. The film is set in pre-independent India, and Dhanush’s character is considered a criminal, a dacoit. He plays Easa, a local rebel leader fighting against the colonization of his village. The film’s title is inspired by Tom Hanks’ Saving Private Ryan (1998). The director’s previous two films, Rocky and Saani Kaayidham, were direct OTT releases. Captain Miller had a less-than-satisfying run in the theaters.
The movie will stream on Prime Video starting Feb 9, 2024. It may not be available in the MENA region.
Telugu | Thriller | Rating: UA
Directed by Sailesh Kolanu, the film features Venkatesh Daggubati in the lead role along with Shraddha Srinath, Ruhani Sharma, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Arya, and Andrea Jeremiah in pivotal roles. Venkatesh plays the role of Saindhav Koneru, aka ‘SaiKo’, a doting father leading a simple family life with his daughter, Gayathri. However, the tranquillity shatters when she is diagnosed with a life-threatening health condition. Faced with the dire situation, SaiKo plunges back into the underworld, determined to save his daughter at any cost. This sets the stage for a relentless battle against his past adversaries.
The movie will stream on Prime Video starting Feb 3, 2024.
Indian Police Force
Hindi | Action | Rating: UA
Directed by Rohit Shetty, this Hindi action thriller series is part of the cinematic cop universe. Rohit Shetty had earlier directed films like Singham, Simmba, and Sooryavanshi. The series explores a fictional cop universe, tackling crime and justice while providing insight into the lives of dedicated police officers.
As with Rohit Shetty’s movies, this series is high on high-octane stunts and action set-pieces. This series stars Sidharth Malhotra, Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Vivek Oberoi in the leads. Nitin Dheer, Shweta Tiwari, Sharad Kelkar, Mukesh Rishi and Lalit Parimoo are also in the cast.
Hindi | Comedy | Rating: PG15
This comedy-drama that unfolds in the Hindi heartland and is about a small-time goon who embarks on a journey against the system. Amidst the emotional quest to earn the trust and love of his family, he not only confronts the external challenges but also struggles with his own insecurities and issue of alcoholism. Directed by Saurabh Shukla and produced by Nikkhil Advani, Monisha Advani, and Madhu Bhojwani of Emmay Entertainment, the film features Jitendra Kumar, Shriya Pilgaonkar, and Annu Kapoor in pivotal roles. The film will also be available in dubs in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.
Mission Start Ab
Hindi | Reality TV | Rating: U
This competitive reality series is said to be a first-of-its-kind series that celebrates innovative, grassroot ideas. The show evaluates 10 early-stage founders and entrepreneurs under the mentorship of three distinguished investors – Kunal Bahl (co-founder Snapdeal and Titan Capital), Anisha Singh (founder She Capital, founder and ex-CEO, MyDala), and Manish Chowdhary (co-founder WOW Skin Science). During the course of this competition, the competing founders also face challenges featuring prominent faces from the business and entertainment world. This Endemol India production is written by Bhavesh Mehta, and hosted by Masaba Gupta and Cyrus Sahukar.
Flames Season 4
Hindi | Romance | Rating: UA
Created by The Viral Fever (TVF) and directed by Divyanshu Malhotra, Flames season 4 features Tanya Maniktala, Ritvik Sahore, Sunakshi Grover, Shivam Kakar, and Deepesh Sumitra Jagdish reprising their popular characters in this series. Picking up from where season three left off, the coming-of-age comedy drama follows the leads in their final year of schooling, as they struggle to balance their lives, while juggling between education, love, and their families’ expectations.
Telugu | Thriller | Rating: PG13
Vyooham is an investigative crime thriller series that follows the story of a police officer. As he seeks justice, a complex array of suspects adds suspense.
Directed by Sashikanth Srivaishnav Peesapati, the crime thriller features an ensemble cast of Sai Sushanth Reddy in the lead role with Chaitanya Krishna, Pavani Gangireddy, Ravindra Vijay and Shashank Siddamsetty in pivotal roles.
Hindi | Docu Series | Rating: U
First Act delves into the lives of child actors and their parents in the entertainment industry. This six-part unscripted series follows six key child artists through their personal and professional lives. Their experiences are juxtaposed with insights from seasoned actors who began their careers as child actors, older child actors, parents, casting directors, and filmmakers, providing a comprehensive view of the subject.
Former child artists who went on to become famous actors, such as Sarika, Jugal Hansraj, Parzaan Dastur, and Darsheel Safary, share their candid and authentic perspectives. It also includes insights from well-known filmmakers who have worked closely with child artists throughout their careers, such as Shoojit Sircar and Amole Gupte, as well as casting directors like Mukesh Chhabra, Honey Trehan, and Tess Joseph.
Hindi | Action | Rating: PG13
The film marks the return of Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif as Avinash Singh Rathore (Tiger) and Zoya Humaini-Rathore, respectively, who we first saw in Ek Tha Tiger (2014).
This fifth instalment in the YRF Spy Universe and the third in the Tiger franchise is the sequel to Tiger Zinda Hai (2017). But Tiger 3 has events that are also linked to events in War (2019) and Pathaan (2023).
Directed by Maneesh Sharma, the story revolves around Kaif and Khan’s characters being framed as traitors. The spy thriller features Emraan Hashmi as the main antagonist and also stars Revathi, Riddhi Dogra and Ranvir Shorey, with reported cameos by Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan.
Ponniyin Selvan – 2
Tamil | Drama| Rating: PG13
This is the second and concluding part of the historical drama Ponniyin Selvan by filmmaker Mani Ratnam based on the serialized novel of the same name by Kalki Krishnamurthy. Mani Ratnam, Jeyamohan and Kumaravel have written the screenplay. The crew includes music composer AR Rahman, cinematographer Ravi Varman, editor Sreekar Prasad, production designer Thota Tharani and costume designer Eka Lakhani. The sprawling cast comprises Vikram, Trish.
Telugu | Action | Rating: 18TC
Ugram is the story of a determined police officer who investigates a series of missing persons in Warangal. Tragedy strikes when the cop, his wife and their daughter meet with an accident. While he is injured, his wife and child suddenly go missing. Driven by love and desperation, he embarks on a mission to locate his family, unravelling shocking secrets. Directed by Vijay Kanakamedala and produced by Sahu Garapati and Harish Peddi, Ugram features Allari Naresh, Mirnaa Menon, Indraja and Sharath Lohitashwa in the lead roles.
Pachuvum Athbutha Vilakkum
Malayalam | Comedy | Rating: PG13
Pachuvum Athbutha Vilakkum features Fahadh Faasil as a happy-go-lucky man who goes about his life unfussily and devotes himself to keeping those around him happy.
Pachuvum Athbutha Vilakkum also stars Viji Venkatesh, Anjana Jayaprakash, Dhwani Rajesh, Mukesh, Vineeth, Indrans, Althaf Salim, Mohan Agashe, Chhaya Kadam, Piyush Kumar, Abhiram Radhakrishnan and Avyukth Menon, among others.
The late actor Innocent appears as a character who is fascinated by technology. Director Akhil Sathyan also serves as the editor and writer of the movie. Justin Prabhakaran has composed its music. The movie has been shot in Kerala, Mumbai, and Goa locations.
An engineer-turned-journalist, K Balakumar’s career began in print publications as a sports writer. That also opened doors for other journalistic avenues like films, music, finance, technology and politics, which nobody can escape in India. After 30 yrs in mainstream journalism, now a freelancer for various digital publications.