What to Watch for week ending March 21
By DECCAN CHRONICLE | Ajit Andhare
Puneeth Rajkumars posthumous Diwali release, Gandhadagudi Journey Of A True Hero, will be released on Prime Video on Friday, March 17
Okay, so finally everyone’s favourite ‘Naatu Naatu’ bagged the Oscar and so did a documentary which is being aired exclusively on an OTT. What else is happening this week on the streaming platforms? Let’s find out.
On Wednesday, Suzanne Hillinger’s film on Pornhub will start streaming. The one and half hours long documentary will feature interviews with performers, activists, and past employees. Next, we have ‘Shadow and Bone’ back with its second season. On Thursday, ‘Kuttey’ will also be released. The movie which was the directorial debut of Vishal Bharadwaj’s son, however, wasn’t much appreciated after its theatrical release despite its stellar cast and crew.
On Friday, a French movie, ‘In His Shadow’ described as gritty and dark by the streamer will be released. Animated movie ‘The Magician’s Elephant’ will start streaming from March 17, Friday. The movie tells the story of a boy who accepts the king’s challenge to perform three impossible tasks for a magical elephant.
On the same day, ‘Caught Out: Crime. Corruption. Cricket.’ a sports documentary investigating India’s biggest match-fixing scandal hits the screens online.
SonyLiv has a very interesting line up for this week. While it not only has Oscar winners coming up on its platform, the second season of multiple award-winning popular series, ‘Rocket Boys’ is also set to be released on March 16. ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’, which has bagged as many as seven Oscars, is already streaming on the platform. Besides this, from March 16, ‘The Whale’ too can be seen on SonyLiv.
The two-minute trailer of the comedy series ‘Pop Kaun’ starring Johny Lever, late Satish Kaushik has you in splits. On March 17 one can find out if the entire series lives up to the expectations raised by the trailer.
Puneeth Rajkumar’s posthumous Diwali release, ‘Gandhadagudi – Journey Of A True Hero’, will be released on Prime Video on Friday, March 17. The film written and directed by Amoghavarsha explores the flora and fauna giving an immersive experience to the viewers.
N. Balakrishna aka NBK is all set to appear on Telugu Indian Idol Season 2 this week Friday and Saturday. He will be introducing the final 12 contestants who will take the musical journey forward.
Two movies are set to release on Zee5. ‘Writer Padmabhushan’ is headlined by Suhas and Tina Shilpraj and directed by Shanmukha Prasanth. It is a story about a debutant writer whose first work fails to create any buzz. The Telugu movie will be released on Friday, March 17. Another movie premiering on the same day is ‘Am I Next’ which is based on true events. It is a story of a 14-year-old girl who is pregnant after being sexually abused.
1. Money Shot: The Pornhub Story
2. Shadow and Bone
4. In His Shadow
5. Caught Out: Crime. Corruption. Cricket.
1. Rocket Boys, Season 2
2. Everything Everywhere All at Once
3. The Whale
1. Pop Kaun
1. Gandhadagudi – Journey Of A True Hero’,
1. Telugu Indian Idol, Season 2
1. Writer Padmabhushan
2. Am I Next