The new month starts with new OTT releases. As we enter the first week of May 2022, a lot of interesting stuff is lined up to arrive on OTT platforms like Voot Select, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, SonyLIV, and more. Here’s a look at the movies and shows releasing on various OTT platforms in the first week of May.
Thar on Netflix on May 6
The biggest OTT release of the week is Anil Kapoor and his son Harsh Vardhan Kapoor’s Thar. Directed by Raj Singh Chaudhary, Thar is an Indian neo-Western thriller set in the 1980s about a city-bred antique dealer who arrives in a desert village amid a series of violent murders.
Netflix summary of the movie reads:
“A veteran cop sees the chance to prove himself when murder and a stranger’s grisly torture plot shake the walls of a sleepy desert town.”
Jhund on Zee5 on May 6
Another big OTT release of the week is Amitabh Bachchan’s social sports drama movie Jhund. Bachchan stars as Vijay Borade, who is on the edge of retirement. How Bachchan rehabilitates the slum kids by keeping them off drugs and crime, channelizing their hidden talent, turning them into soccer players, and building a whole team.
Baked Season 3 on Voot on May 2
The series talks about three university friends and flatmates who decided to start a midnight food delivery service. In this season, we will witness the adventurous journey of the trio when they take a break from their boring routine and goes to the hill for a vacation.
Star Trek – Strange New Worlds on Voot from May 5
A spin-off from Star Trek: Discovery and a prequel to Star Trek: The Original Series, it follows Captain Christopher Pike and the crew of the USS Enterprise. There are a total of 10 episodes in the first season. A new episode will air weekly.
Saani Kaayidham on Amazon Prime Video on May 6
Directed by Arun Matheswaran, the revenge drama stars Keerthy Suresh, Selvaraghavan, and Murugadoss in pivotal roles. The movie is purportedly based on real-life incidents which took place in the 1980s.
Home Shanti on Disney+ Hotstar on May 6
Home Shanti is a comedy-drama series that revolves around a middle-class family, who wants to build their own home. Directed by Aakanksha Dua, it stars big names like Supriya Pathak Kapur, Manoj Pahwa, Chakori Dwivedi, Poojan Chhabra, and Happy Ranajit.
Let’s take a complete look at the series and movies releasing on the OTT platforms this week:
Series Releasing This Week
1. Home Shanti: May 6, 2022
2. Stories on the Next Page: May 6, 2022
1. Baked Season 3: May 2, 2022
2. Star Trek – Strange New Worlds: May 5, 2022
1. Pet Puraan: May 6, 2022
Movies Releasing This Week
1. Thar: May 6, 2022
2. The Takedown: May 6, 2022
Amazon Prime Video
1. Man of the Match: May 5, 2022
2. Saani Kaayidham: May 6, 2022
So, which of these OTT releases are you excited about? Share your views with us in the comments section.