Due to COVID-19 pandemic, theaters all across the nation have been closed. With the cases rising at an all-time high, it is clear that theaters will not be opened anytime soon. This is why productions have decided to release movies on OTT platforms.
Earlier movies used to feature on OTT platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, etc months after the theatrical release. But now, many productions across India are selling movies to these platforms.
So in this light, Shakuntala Devi, Lootcase, and Raat Akeli Hai will be streaming on Netflix from July 31st. In case you want to know more about these movies, then you are in the right place. Read on and decide whether these movies deserve a watch.
Evident from the name, “Shakuntala Devi – The True Story of India’s Math Genius” is a biopic of Indian writer and mental calculator, popularly known as the “human computer”. The film stars Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi along with Jisshu Sengupta, Sanya Malhotra, and Amit Sadh. The film is directed by Anu Menon.
Platform: Amazon Prime Video
Starring Kunal Kemmu and Rasika Dugal in lead roles, Lootcase is a comedy film Rajesh Krishnan. The film revolves around a suitcase that is full of cash. The film also features Vijay Raaz, Ranvir Shorey, and Gajraj Rao.
Platform: Disney+ Hotstar
Raat Akeli Hai
Raat Akeli Hai, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Shweta Tripathi, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Nishant Dahiya, Ila Arun, Swanand Kirkire and Aditya Srivastava, is the story of an extremely mysterious murder.
All three movies will be available on the respective platforms from the 31st of July.