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 10 Binge Worthy Movies & Series On OTT That Released In July!

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By Jayabhuvaneshwari B

 

Ever since the lockdown began, OTT platforms have become famous and have made it easier for binge-watchers to watch movies and shows from home. On the other hand, various platforms are also releasing  a variety of  movies and series on their respective platforms. Here are 10 July movies and series that have released or are yet to be released on OTT:

 

  • Toofan:

Starring Farhan Akhtar, Mrunal Thakur and Paresh Rawal in lead roles, Toofan is a Hindi movie about boxing directed by Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra. The storyline revolves around Aziz Ali, an up-and-coming boxer from Dongri, who gets banned for 5 years. Once the ban ends, he proves himself to the world. The movie received a lot of appreciation on its release and Farhan Akthar’s role received a lot of compliments. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

 

  • Cold Case:

Directed by Tanu Malik, Cold Case is a Malayalam Crime Thriller starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Aditi Balan in lead roles. The plot follows two parallel investigations of a paranormal murder case by IPS officer M. Sathyajith (Prithviraj) and investigative journalist Medha Padmaja (Aditi), who eventually cross paths. This movie is a good watch for thriller and horror lovers. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

 

  • Haseen Dillruba:

Released early in July, Haseen Dillruba starring Vikrant Massey and Taappsee Pannu is a Hindi romantic mystery thriller movie. The movie revolves around a woman who reveals details of their thorny marriage when under investigation as a suspect in her husband’s murder that seem to only further blur the truth. The movie which is directed by Vinil Mathew was received well for Taapsee and Vikrant’s brilliant performance. 

Where to watch: Netflix

 

  • Feels Like Ishq:

Directed by a number of directors like Tahira Kashyap, Ruchir Arun, Anand Tiwari and Jaydeep Sarkar, Feels like Ishq is an anthology series with 6 episodes. It stars famous stars like Rohit Saraf, Amol Parashar, Tanya Maniktala, Radhika Madan, Saba Azad, etc.. All the stories revolve around small concepts and situations of love and romance. The series, is a limited one with just 6 episodes, is a different experience with 6 different stories. 

Where to watch: Netflix

 

  • Sara’s

Directed by Jude Anthany, Sara’s is a Malayalam romantic-comedy starring Anna Ben and Sunny Wayne. The plot revolves around Sara Vincent, a girl in mid 20’s who has no desire of giving birth to a child. She marries Jeevan Philip, a guy in his early 30’s, who is in line with her vision of not having a child. The film then goes on to tell of the challenges and crises that befell Sara in her life and work. The movie garnered huge attention for the topic it spoke about. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

 

  • Malik:

Starring Fahadh Faasil and Nimisha Sajayan, Malik is a Malayalam Political-thriller movie directed by Mahesh Narayanan. The story is about a young man who rises to prominence through his unswerving fight against political and police corruption in his village. The movie is undoubtedly the best release of the month and is a hundred percent worth a watch. Fahadh Faasil’s performance in the movie is entirely flawless and versatile. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

 

  • 14 Phere:

Directed by Devanshu Singh, 14 Phere is a Hindi romantic-comedy movie starring Kriti Kharbandha and Vikrant Massey. The story revolves around Sanjay, a Rajput from Jehanabad who is in love with Aditi, a Jat from Jaipur. They want to get married, but don’t want to hurt their families. So they plan to get married by arranging a fake set of parents. Whether they will succeed forms the rest of the story. The movie is a funny take on inter-caste marriages and honour killing issues. 

Where to watch: Zee5

 

  • Vaazhl:

Directed by Arun Prabu Purushothaman, the director of Aruvi, Vaazhl is a Tamil movie starring Pradeep Anthony in the lead role. It is about an IT employee who leads a monotonous life experiences a roller-coaster ride after meeting two women of contrasting personalities. The movie is an unconventional one taken in an unprecedented way. 

Where to watch: SonyLiv

 

  • Sarpatta Parambarai:

Directed by Pa Ranjith, Sarpatta Parambarai is a Tamil movie set in the mid 70’s and stars Arya, Dushara Vijayan, Pashupathy, Kalaiarasu, Sanchana Natarajan and John Vijay in lead roles. The movie is about two boxing dynasties Sarpatta and Idiyappam and the clash and rivalry to prove their respective clans. The movie is set in the 1975 emergency period and has many shades of the Dravidian politics in Madras at that time. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

 

  • Mimi:

Mimi is a Hindi comedy-drama film directed by Laxman Utekar which is yet to release on OTT. It stars Pankaj Tripathi and Kriti Sanon in lead roles and is an adaptation of the Marathi movie Mala Aai Vhhaychy. It revolves around Mimi (Sanon), a young woman who is introduced by Bhanu (Tripathi) to an American couple for surrogacy. As the couple offer ₹20 lakh for surrogacy and later want it aborted, a pregnant Mimi decides to deliver it claiming Bhanu as the father of her child. The movie’s release is much awaited as the concept is unprecedented in its form in Bollywood. 

Where to watch: Netflix

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