May has turned OTT into a larger-than-life phenomenon. With so many movies throughout the month, you’re sure to miss a few. To save your search time, Yo! has picked out the best for you from the week to come. Here are 12 OTT releases to look forward to starting this May that you shouldn’t miss.
# 1. Grandson of Sardar Ka (Hindi)
Sardar Ka Grandson, starring Arjun Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh, has opted for a live OTT release due to the pandemic. This film tells the story of a man’s mission to reunite his sick grandmother with his ancestral home which has turned into a complicated cross-border battle.
Sardar Ka Grandson has been streaming on the Netflix OTT platform starting May 18, 2021.
# 2.Aarkkariyam (Malayalam)
The title translates to ‘Who knows’ and indeed, this film is about the uncertainty that befalls a person. The film is set in a small village in Kerala and the protagonist follows in the footsteps of a retired math teacher, after his death. This film was released in April 2021 and was shown in theaters.
Aarkkariyam is available to stream on the OTT platform Nee Stream starting May 19, 2021.
# 3. Kala (Malayalam)
Kala is a psychological thriller that revolves around the death of an adorable dog. With the dog’s death, two people turn the film into a violent conflict over a large area of land. Kala should be your top choice to be explored among Malayalam language films.
While streaming on the Amazon Prime Video OTT platform starting May 20, 2021.
# 4.Mohan Kumar Fans (Malayalam)
Mohan Kumar Fans is a 2021 comedy drama. As the title suggests, this film tells the story of a past actor who comes to the silver screen after 30 years. The story of an actor with a fan’s dream of getting a national award is definitely a funny plot to watch.
Mohan Kumar fans are available to stream on the Amazon Prime Video OTT platform starting May 20, 2021.
# 5.Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar (Hindi)
Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar is a dark comedy film produced by Yash Raj Films. The film, which started shooting in 2017, will only be released in 2021. The plot that brings people together with mistrust, suspicion and hatred seems appealing.
Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar has been streaming on the Amazon Prime Video OTT platform starting May 20, 2021.
# 6. Another Round (English Text)
Another Round is an Oscar-winning film for Best International Feature Film and was also nominated for Best Director. Movies that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival can now be watched in the comfort of your home.
Another Loop is one of the biggest releases of this week in May on the Amazon Prime Video OTT platform available for streaming on May 20, 2021.
# 7.Army of the Dead (UK)
Army of the Dead is a 2021 Horror action film directed by Zack Snyder. The film is about a zombie plague in Los Vegas and a group of mercenaries who gamble into a quarantine zone to recover $ 200 million.
Army of the Dead will stream on the Netflix OTT platform starting May 21, 2021.
# 8.Playback (Telugu)
PlayBack is a family thriller film about a boy and a girl who originates from 1993 and 2019. The two do not realize that they are from different generations and fall in love through phone conversations. But what happens after they realize that they don’t belong to the same generation?
PlayBack will be available to stream on Aha’s OTT platform starting May 21, 2021.
# 9.Kamali From Nadukkaveri (Tamil)
Kamali is a confused, happy and lucky champion who entered IIT. Starring Anandhi as the main character, this film is directed to be an inspirational film for every beginner IITian.
Kamali From Nadukkaveri will be available to stream on the ZEE5 premium OTT platform starting May 21, 2021.
# 10. 99 songs (Hindi)
99 Songs is a 2019 musical romance film produced by AR Rahman. The film, announced in 2011, only started materializing in 2017. This Hindi-language film is also being released in Tamil and Telugu simultaneously. 99 Songs also premiered its world premiere at the 24th Busan International Film Festival held in Busan, South Korea.
99 songs will be available to stream on the OTT platforms Netflix and Jio Cinema starting May 22, 2021.
# 11.November Stories (Telugu | Tamil | Hindi)
November Story is a web series starring Tamannaah Bhatia. The series is a classy murder mystery with a quest to find the truth behind the crimes.
November Story is available to stream on Disney + Hotstar’s OTT platform starting May 20, 2021. This is one of the OTT releases from this week of May that has everyone jumping for joy.
# 12. Room No. 54 (Telugu)
Room No. 54 is a show that depicts the lives of four engineering students who live together in Room No. 54. The show, which was directed by Tharun Bhascker, opened new hope for the comedy genre.
Room No. 54 will premiere on the premium OTT ZEE5 platform starting May 21, 2021.