Get ready and stock up your popcorn as the month of August is coming with a blast of entertainment. After the COVID-19 pandemic followed by nationwide lockdown the OTT platform gained immense popularity. From Hollywood to Bollywood to even Tollywood filmmakers turned to OTT platforms. In the month of August there are a number of films and shows that are releasing that you can look forward to.
Right from Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride Of India to Sidharth Malhotra’s Shershaah, many big films and digital shows are all set to stream on the OTT platforms.
So, here we are with a compiled list of films and shows that are going to be released in August 2021.
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Release Date: 12th August, 2021
OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video
Starring Sidharth Malhotra, the film is directed by Vishnuvardhan and is produced by Karan Johar under his Dharma Productions banner. It’s a war film based on the Kargil war Sidharth will be seen playing captain Vikram Batra.
Bhuj: The Pride Of India
Date: 13th August, 2021
OTT Platform: Disney+ Hotstar
Directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya Bhuj: The Pride Of India stars Ajay Devgn. Another war film that will show the sacrifice of real heroes. Bankrolled by Bhushan Kumar, Ginny Khanuja, Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Dudhaiya under T-Series, Select Media Holdings LLP banners the story of the film is about rescuing the Bhuj airport from the hands of enemies. Apart from Ajay Devgn the film also stars Pranita Subhash, Sanjay Dutt, Nora Fatehi, Sharad Kelkar, Ammy Virk, Mahesh Shetty and Ihana Dhillon in other important roles.
Release Date: 6th August
OTT Platform: Netflix
‘Navarasa’ means 9 emotions (anger, compassion, courage, disgust, fear, laughter, love, peace and wonder). The Tamil anthology stars Prakash Raj, Suriya, Vijay Sethupathi, Revathi, Siddharth, Parvathy, Yogi Babu, Prasanna, Rohini, Gautham Menon, Delhi Ganesh, Bobby Simha. Navarasa will be streaming on Netflix.
Release Date: 1 August 2021
OTT Platform: MX Player
Story of an accidental friendship between two strangers in lockdown the show stars Amol Parashar and Aisha Ahmed. It is written and directed by Debatma Mandal.
OTT Platform: Zee5
Featuring actors Amol Palekar, Barun Sobti and “Sairat” star Rinku Rajguru among others.
“200” is based on true events. It is directed by Sarthak Dasgupta and backed by Yoodlee Films- the film production arm of Saregama.
Release Date: 8 August 2021
OTT Platform: Voot Select
The popular TV reality show will have its OTT version hosted by Karan Johar.