Darlings Release Date & Time: Where to Watch It For Free?
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July was an action-packed month for entertainment lovers. Focus now shifts to August as some biggies are set to debut in theatres as well as on OTT. The first week of August will see Alia Bhatt making her OTT debut with Darlings. Two more prominent releases of the week are sci-fi animation move Lightyear and fantasy drama The Sandman. Here’s a list of new movies releasing on OTT in the first week of Aug 2022.


Platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Release Date: August 3

Language: English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam

Lightyear is a sci-fi action spin-off of the Toy Story film series and the fifth movie in the franchise. Lightyear tells the origin story of Buzz Lightyear which reveals how the young test pilot became the space ranger he is today. The movie shows how Buzz Lightyear, after being isolated on an adversary planet with his commander and crew, tries to find a way back home while facing a threat to the universe’s safety.


Platform: Amazon Prime

Release Date: August 4

Language: Malayalam

Set in the 90s, this action drama revolves around a young rubber planter and his rivalry with an Inspector General of the Kerala Police. The movie stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Vivek Oberoi, Samyuktha Menon, Shivaji Guruvayoor, and others in the lead role.


Platform: Netflix

Release Date: August 5

Language: Hindi

Darlings is a dark comedy starring Alia Bhatt, Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma, and Roshan Mathew in the lead roles. The story revolves around the lives of a daughter and mother who find the courage to challenge a toxic man in the former’s life.

The Sandman

Platform: Netflix

Release Date: August 5

Language: English

The Sandman is a fantasy drama series based on the 1989–1996 comic book written by Neil Gaiman. It stars Tom Sturridge as Dream (Sandman) who is unexpectedly captured and held prisoner for a century.


Platform: Netflix

Release Date: August 5

Language: English, Korean

Carter is a high-octane Korean action thriller about an amnesiac agent who is thrown into the middle of a mysterious mission.

Here’s a look at every movie releasing on OTT in the first week of August.

  • Lightyear on Disney+ Hotstar (Aug 3)
  • Aavasavyuham (Malayalam) on Sony LIV (Aug 4)
  • Kaduva (Malayalam) on Prime Video (Aug 4)
  • Carter on Netflix (Aug 5)
  • Darlings on Netflix (Aug 5)
  • The Sandman on Netflix (Aug 5)
  • John Luther (Malayalam) on Manorama Max (Aug 5)
  • Maha (Tamil) on Aha Video (Aug 5)
  • Pakka Commercial (Telugu) on Aha Video, Netflix (Aug 5)
  • Thirteen Lives (Thai) on Prime Video (Aug 5)
  • Vendetta on Lionsgate Play (Aug 5)