From chilling animated films to journeys of friendship and heart, this weekend's guide comes packed with wholesomeness and will definitely leave you smiling. We’ve sped up the process of having to pick out what to binge, and have compiled a list of what's hot this weekend, to get you streaming as soon as possible. These are our top picks for the weekend, across various genres and popular OTT platforms.
Binge Guide: What to watch on OTT platforms this weekend
Our pick of the best OTT content for this weekend
If you are in the mood for some cute, inspiring, feel-good content, the Marathi tale of a 12-year-old boy, Manya might interest you. Born with a speech defect, this young boy sets his heart on meeting a girl he adores. His only real opportunity arises when he finds out his village's school Kabaddi team is travelling to Mumbai. He wants to play for the team, but is faced with a large obstacle…how will he chant 'Kabaddi, Kabaddi' without stammering?
Set your imagination free for this fantasy horror show. This next big thing in TV follows Dream who has finally been set free after 105 years and must recover the power stolen from him in an attempt to set things right. Prepare to embark on a journey that takes him around the world and into the depths of hell, as he faces wizards, demons, rogue nightmares and his complicated family.
We’ve all seen Depp v. Heard. Now it’s time for the fictitious Indian version. Alia Bhatt’s first and extremely controversial production, is set to portray the story of a woman, her mother and her husband. The gore-themed film focuses on Badru’s (Alia) hopes that her volatile husband will give up alcoholism. When his rage cannot be contained any longer and he goes too far, she works with her mother to seek revenge. This comedy thriller will see Alia return to the screen for the first time since her incredible portrayal of Gangubai Kathiawadi.
Set in Kota, this story depicts the journey of friendship, first love, heartbreak, peer pressure and the realities of youth, following the lives of eight new students who have come to study in two rivalling coaching institutes. The story is thought-provoking, entertaining and engrossing and provides a well-rounded perspective into the lives of students as they navigate adulthood while battling family and peer pressure in a typically Indian competitive environment.
Lovers of the world of Toy Story, prepare yourselves. The legendary space ranger Buzz Lightyear has returned in his latest avatar (suspiciously good looking, too). Voiced by Chris Evans, our favourite astronaut embarks on an intergalactic adventure alongside new recruits Izzy, Mo, Darby, and of course, his robot companion, Sox. Watch along as the diverse little crew tackles their trickiest mission yet, learning how to work as a team to escape the evils of Zurg and his ominous robot army.
The Great Wedding of Munnes
A film revolving around an honest, hardworking, kind-hearted young man, Munnes (Abhishek Banerjee), who has spent his life being rejected by every girl he proposes marriage to. By some stroke of luck, his paths cross with rich and pretty Mahi (Barkha Singh), who falls deeply in love with him. Just as things are about to go his way, his “kundali” gets in the way, leading to him having to find a girl to first marry and divorce before he actually marries Mahi. Thus ensues the hunt for his one-day bride.
From Peggy Holmes, director of the Little Mermaid, this adorable new animated film is the story of Sam Greenfield, the unluckiest person in the world! She suddenly finds herself in the Land of Luck. She sets out on a quest to unite with the magical creatures of the land, to turn her luck around.