If you’ve been searching for new content to consume from the comfort of your home this week, several theatrical blockbusters including Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer Brahmastra Part 1: Shiva and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Ponniyin Selvan: 1 are premiering on various streaming platforms shortly. There are a slew of new English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies and web series that have recently released or are scheduled to release on OTT platforms, that you should add to your watchlist, stat, and we’ve even curated a handy list for you.
Check out the titles streaming in the upcoming weeks in detail below
Brahmastra: Part 1 Shiva - November 4 (Disney+ Hotstar)
The Ayan Mukerji directorial, which is inspired by elements within Hindu mythology, follows Shiva, an orphan blessed with pyrokinetic abilities, who discovers that he is an astra, a weapon of mammoth energy and superpowers. He also has a connection to a secret society of guardians. Shiva, with his love interest Isha (Alia Bhatt) in tow, tries to combat the evil forces who are on a mission to acquire the Brahmastra, which is the most powerful of the astras.
Ponniyin Selvan: 1 - November 4 (Amazon Prime Video)
The opulent Aishwarya Rai-starrer and cinematic masterpiece by Mani Ratnam follows the story of Vandiyathevan, who sets out to traverse the Chola territory to bring a message from the Crown Prince, Aditha Karikalan. As vassals and minor chieftains conspire to assassinate the crown, Kundavai tries to bring about political harmony. After a long-tailed comet appears in the sky as a harbinger of a time of unrest, the whole country becomes ravaged by war and political turmoil.
Bullet Train - November 5 (Netflix)
Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug in Bullet Train, a hapless assassin who is determined to execute his missions in a non-violent way, after a string of jobs gone awry. Ladybug finds himself on the world’s fastest train, which is on a collision course with deadly enemies from across the world on board, who have all been assigned interlinked but opposing tasks. Fate, however, may have other plans. In this unending thrill trip traversing contemporary Japan, the end of the line is only the beginning.
Enola Holmes 2 - November 4 (Netflix)
Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) decides to follow in the footsteps of her renowned brother, Sherlock (Henry Cavill), and establish her own detective agency, after successfully solving her first case. However, once she discovers that life isn’t as simple for a female detective, she dejectedly prepares to shut down her business with no prospects in sight. Things take a turn when a matchstick girl enlists her help to find her lost sister and Enola ends up with her first gig in a perilous new world. The young vigilante seeks the assistance of her friends—as well as Sherlock himself—to solve the mystery as the beginnings of a dangerous conspiracy begin to take shape.
My Policeman - November 4 (Netflix)
My Policeman, a brilliant tale of forbidden love and evolving societal mores based on the Bethan Roberts novel , follows three young people on an emotional journey in 1950s Britain—policeman Tom (Harry Styles), teacher Marion (Emma Corrin), and museum curator Patrick (David Dawson). In the 1990s, Tom (Linus Roache), Marion (Gina McKee), and Patrick (Rupert Everett) are given a second chance to make up for what went wrong in the past. Director Michael Grandage creates a visually stunning and heartbreaking portrayal of three characters tangled in the oscialltions of history, liberty, and forgiveness.
Blockbuster - November 3 (Netflix)
Timmy is a hardworking manager who fights to keep the only remaining Blockbuster store open and his employees happy in the face of competition and complicated feelings.The show stars Randall Park as store manager Timmy Yoon, who is desperately trying to keep his doomed store afloat as the business crashes down around him.
The Ghost - November 2 (Netflix)
A troubled former agent channels his deadly skills to protect his sister and her daughter from competitors, kidnappers, and even death itself.
Young Royals Season 2 - November 1 (Netflix)
The plot revolves around the fictional Prince Wilhelm of Sweden (Edvin Ryding), his budding gay romance with a fellow student, Simon Eriksson (Omar Rudberg), and the drama that ensues. The teaser hints at Wilhelm dealing with upheavals including breaking up with Simon and having his sex tape leaked.
Manifest Season 4 Part 1 - November 4 (Netflix)
Manifest focuses on Montego Air Flight 828, a turbulent yet seemingly normal flight that arrives safely at its destination. However, in a twisted turn of events, the world has aged five years since the passengers’ departure with everyone they know and love having moved past the incident, assuming them dead or lost forever. As they try to adjust to their new mysterious realities, they’re forced to investigate their real, deeper purpose and why they were given a second chance. What follows is a three-season rollercoaster as the passengers try desperately to avoid their death dates by following the mysterious callings.
The White Lotus Season 2 - October 31 (Disney+ Hotstar)
The buzzworthy and meme-able Emmy-winning satirical comedy-drama’s first season was a social commentary on white privilege, set in a luxurious tropical resort. The show followed the guests and the employees of the White Lotus resort as they confront messy relationships during what is supposed to be a luxurious and relaxing island getaway. The second season will feature new guests and staff in a brand location. The stellar cast will include stars such as Aubrey Plaza, Theo James, Haley Lu Richardson, Michael Imperioli, Murray Abraham, Adam DiMarco, Tom Hollander, Leo Woodall, Meghann Fahy, Will Sharpe, with the iconic Jennifer Coolidge reprising her role as the whiny, wealthy woman who was mourning the loss of her mother.
Inside Man - October 31 (Netflix)
A death row inmate in the United States, who also doubles as an investigator and mystery solver, guides a young British journalist in searching for a friend who has mysteriously disappeared.