An interesting mix of content has been making its way to the topmost OTT platforms. It finally looks like that the power of the digital medium is being unleashed by content creators. The ever-consistent flow of content has offered such good news for spectators, fulfilling their craving for quality content that the big screen hasn’t always delivered.
Among the most anticipated documentaries surrounding the Jonas Brothers, Chasing Happiness, directed by John Lloyd Taylor, has now released on Amazon Prime. The series talks of the brothers’ roots in New Jersey, providing exclusive interviews with them where they share their rocky road towards fame.
Another cute little film, Mere Pyare Prime Minister, with a story on the lines of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, has made it to Netflix recently. Helmed by Rang De Basanti filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and starring Naa Bangaru Thalli-fame actress Anjali Patil in the lead role, the story deals with an eight-year-old Kanhu who writes a letter to the Prime Minister after a dramatic incident involving his mother.
Hotstar, continuing its dream run with the terrific viewership spike, has announced the release of the quirky action thriller Deadwood: The Movie on the streaming platform recently. The premise deals with how an attempt to celebrate South Dakota’s statehood re-ignites former rivalries and old wounds. If a semi-fictional political drama is what you savour, The Accidental Prime Minister starring Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna, Suzanne Bernert and Aahana Kumra, is out on Zee5. The movie explores Manmohan Singh’s tenure as the Prime Minister of India. Though it’s not done in the most tasteful fashion you’d expect it to.