Four months into 2021 and the OTT platforms have not stopped delivering promising new releases of movies and TV shows. From a magical feudal-era Japan like the one in Yasuke to contemporary Mumbai like in The Disciple and from becoming a murderer by accident like in Fatma to being charged with a crime that could change your whole life like in Monster, delving into a much-needed breakthrough the action to animation, thrillers, comedies and self-discovery, these movies and TV shows have a lot to offer. Here is a list of must-watch coming to your screens.
The life of an ordinary cleaning lady, Fatma, changes as she commits an accidental murder while in search of her missing husband, Zafer. Even after her husband’s associates becoming aware of her actions, Fatma does not stop. To survive in the ruthless world, Fatma has no choice but to take the violent route which transforms her from an unexceptional cleaner into a silent killer.
2. The Disciple
The Disciple revolves around Sharad Nerulkar, who devotes his life to become an Indian classical music vocalist. He diligently follows the traditions and teachings of the old experts, his teacher, and his father. As years go by, Sharad becomes more and more vary about his future and descends into an existential crisis. He starts to wonder if he can achieve the excellence he has been dreaming of.
Set in an alternate fantastical feudal-era Japan, Yasuke is about an African descent samurai warrior who serves the legendary Oda Nobunaga. Living in a war-torn country that is filled with machines and magic, Yasuke strives to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. Unfortunately, when a local village becomes the center of social upheaval, he is forced to take up his sword and transport a mysterious child who is a target of dark forces and murderous warlords.
Monster Release Date: 7th May (Netflix)
The life of a seventeen-year-old student, Steve Harmon, comes crashing down when he is charged with murder. The movie follows the dramatic journey of Steve, from being a charming and likable film student from Harlem, studying in an elite high school to being caught in a complex legal battle that could leave him spending the rest of his life in prison or getting his name cleared.
Sexify Release Date: 28th April (Netflix)
An ambitious computer science student, Natalia is determined to create an innovative app that helps women physically explore themselves, for a competition. A funny and proactive series, Sexify tackles social taboos against female sexuality. Being sexually inexperienced, Natalia, along with the help of her friends, builds a female orgasm-based algorithm and explores the daunting world of intimacy while going on a journey of sexual discovery, female power, and identity.