By Reema Chhabda
OTT platforms have become the new cinema hall for film lovers. Due to Coronavirus Pandemic, everything including multiplexes has been closed to maintain social distancing. Hence, nowadays along with web series, so many filmmakers have opted the release of their films on OTT platforms as well.
So here we are, making your August entertaining with the entire list of films and web series releasing this month.
11 Aug: Churails (Zee5):
Churails stars Sarwat Gilani, Nimra Bucha, Mehar Bano, and Yasra Rizvi in the pivotal roles. The movie is directed and written by Asim Abbasi. It will start streaming on Zee5 from 11th August.
12 Aug: Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl (Netflix):
This Sharan Sharma directorial is based on the story of Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena who, along with Srividya Rajan, became the first Indian women fighter pilots to venture into a war zone. Gunjan rescued soldiers during the Kargil War in 1999 and was honored with the Shaurya Vir award for displaying courage and grit during the war. The film stars Janhvi Kapoor in the lead and is all set to premiere on Netflix on 12 August.
14 Aug: Khuda Haafiz (Disney Plus Hotstar):
Starring Vidyut Jammwal, Khuda Hafiz is a production by Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak, it is a co-production by Sanjeev Joshi, Aditya Chowksey and Murlidhar Chhatwani and is a direction by Faruk Kabir. The film is a joint distribution pan India by PVR Pictures, Anand Pandit Motion Pictures, and Panorama Studios International. The film will start streaming on Zee5 on 14th August.
14 Aug: Abhay 2 (Zee5):
As the first season, the second season of Zee5’s Abhay 2 also stars Kunal Kemmu in the lead. Along with Kunal, the cast consists of Ram Kapoor as the supervillain, Asha Negi, Nidhi Singh opposite Kunal Kemmu, Bidita Bag, Chunky Pandey, Raghav Juval, Asheema Vardhan, and Indraneil Sengupta. The show will premiere on 14th August.
18 Aug: Bhanwar (Zee5):
Bhanwar stars Karanvir Bohra, Priya Banerjee in the lead. The show will stream on Zee5 on 18th August.
21 Aug: Class of 83 (Netflix):
Starring Bobby Deol, it is a production by Red Chillies Entertainment. Class of 83 also stars Annup Sonii, Bhupendra Jadawat, Ninad Mahajani, Hitesh Bhojraj and Sameer Paranjape. The film is a direction by Atul Sabharwal and will be premiering on Netflix. It is based on Hussain Zaidi’s book The Class of 83.
21 Aug: Mee Raqsam (Zee5):
Mee Raqsam will see Naseeruddin Shah, Shradha Kaul in the leading roles. Mee Raqsam to release on 21 August 2020.
25 Aug: Bebaakee (Zee5):
Kushal Tandon, Karan Jotwani, and Shiv Jyoti Rajput’s Bebaakee is a ZEE5 Original series spun around the mystical feeling of love. It will stream on ZEE5 Premium from August 25.
28 Aug: Sadak 2 (Disney Plus Hotstar):
Sadak 2 is Mahesh Bhatt’s dream project. The film stars Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt, and Pooja Bhatt in pivotal roles. The film will stream on Disney Plus Hotstar on 28th August.
28 Aug: Aashram (MX Player):
Directed by Prakash Jha, Aashram stars Bobby Deol in the lead role. The film will premiere on MX Player on August 28.
The list also consist of ‘Masaba Masaba’ which will also release in August.