Weekend watchlist: Check out these new OTT releases to binge this weekend!

Top OTT releases this week: From SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’ on Netflix and Zee5, to Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Panchayat’ Season 2 and Disney+Hotstar’s ‘Escaype Live,’ we’ve got you covered for your weekend binge-and-chill plans.

RRR (Hindi):

The Hindi version of the SS Rajamouli-directed film will be released on Netflix on May 20 instead of June 2. Due to overwhelming demand, Netflix has delayed the Hindi version of the film by 12 days. RRR is known in Telugu as Ranam Rudhiram Roudhram and in Hindi and English as Rise Roar Revolt.

Jersey:

The 2022 film, starring Shahid Kapoor, is a remake of the Telugu film of the same name from 2019. Jersey released on Netflix on May 20. The story follows a cricketer who returns to the game after a long absence because his son wants a shirt. Mrunal Thakur, Pankaj Kapoor, Ronit Kamra, Shishir Sharma, and Rudrashish Majumdar play important roles in the film.

Panchayat Season 2:

Because parts of the series’ sequences were leaked online, it was released on May 18 instead of May 20. Season 2 of Panchayat follows engineering graduate Abhishek Tripathi, who joins the Panchayat office in Phulera owing to a lack of better career opportunities. Jitendra Kumar, Chandan Roy, Raghuvir Yadav, Neena Gupta, and Faisal Malik play pivotal parts in the series.

Acharya:

On May 20, the Koratala Siva-directed film centres on Acharya, who enters the Dharmasthali sanctuary to put an end to the chaos caused by Basava. Sidda learns about drugs and molestation of girls in the sanctum sanctorum. Due to unanticipated circumstances, he may be forced to collaborate with the Naxalites. Sidda asks Acharya to put an end to the injustices that are occurring in the temple. Ram Charan, Chiranjeevi, Mahesh Babu, Pooja Hegde, Kajal Aggarwal, Sonu Sood, and Posani Krishna Murali all play pivotal parts in the film.

Escaype Live:

Siddharth, Javed Jaffrey, and Shweta Basu Prasad appear in the series, which premiered on May 20. It is set in contemporary India and follows six people on their quest for fame and money through Escaype Live, a video streaming social networking app.

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