We are nearing the end of November 2022, and in the last week of the month, i.e., from November 21 to November 27, 2022, there are multiple releases lined up for entertainment buffs to enjoy. The much-awaited movie Kantara is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The movie premiered on OTT on November 24th and is available in three languages – Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam – apart from Kannada. Many fans are disappointed with the OTT version, as the original Varaha Roopam song is not a part of the movie anymore. They feel that this song is the soul of the movie and want the makers to make it available on OTT with the original song.
Sports enthusiasts can continue watching India vs New Zealand series again this week. While the T20 matches have ended, fans can enjoy the ODI matches on Amazon Prime Video. These will be played from November 25, 2022. Meanwhile, the much-awaited 2022 FIFA World Cup has begun and is streaming on JioCinema.
Some popular shows are returning with new seasons on the web series front. Season 3 of Echo will stream this week on Apple TV+, and the third season of the popular TVF show, Girls Hostel, will stream on SonyLIV. Fans of the Original shows can watch the new series, Khakee: The Bihar Chapter, on Netflix.
For regional content lovers, Indian OTT platforms have planned to release several new shows in various formats. Fans can enjoy watching the much-awaited Telugu Anthology film – Meet Cute – on SonyLIV, the new episode of Unstoppable 2 with NBK on Aha Video, and more. Meanwhile, this week will also focus on OTT releases of several popular films like Padavettu (Netflix), Chup (Zee5), Kantara, Prince (Disney+ Hotstar) and others.
OTT releases from November 21 to November 27, 2022
|Echo: 3||Apple TV+||Nov-22||English|
|2022 FIFA World Cup||JioCinema||Nov-23||English|
|India vs NZ||Amazon Prime Video||Nov-23||Multi-lingual|
|Australia vs England||SonyLIV||Nov-23||English|
|Blood, Sex and Royalty||Netflix||Nov-23||English|
|Trevor Noah: I Wish You Would||Netflix||Nov-23||English|
|Christmas on Mistletoe Farm||Netflix||Nov-23||English|
|Kantara||Amazon Prime Video||Nov-24||Multi-lingual|
|NYC Revealed: S2||Curiosity Stream||Nov-24||English|
|The Noel Diary||Netflix||Nov-24||English|
|Khakee: The Bihar Chapter||Netflix||Nov-25||Hindi|
|Girls Hostel Season 3||SonyLIV||Nov-25||Hindi|
|Ghislaine Maxwell – Filthy Rich||Netflix||Nov-25||English|
|Good Night Oppy||Amazon Prime Video||Nov-25||English|
|Prince||Disney+ Hotstar||Nov-25||Tamil and Telugu|
|Unstoppable 2 with NBK: Ep 4||Aha Video||Nov-25||Telugu|
|Haar Mana Haar||Zee5||Nov-25||Bengali|
|Home Economics S3||Lionsgate Play||Nov-25||English|
|Paradise City||Lionsgate Play||Nov-25||Multi-lingual|
|Crashing Through the Snow||Hallmark Movies||Nov-25||English|
|Good Morning Christmas||Hallmark Movies||Nov-25||English|
|Next, Stop Christmas||Hallmark Movies||Nov-25||English|
|The Last Dolphin King||Netflix||Nov-25||English|
|Autorichskawkarante Bharya||Simply South||Nov-25||Malayalam|
|Hollywood Beauty Salon||DocuBay||Nov-26||English|
|Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) Hindi||Amazon Prime Video||Nov-26||Hindi|
Kantara | Amazon Prime Video
The era is representative of 1847, where the human and nature conflict was showcased in performance art through the Kambla and Bhoota Kola cultures. Panjurli Daiva, or Bhoota, an Animist form of spirit, is worshipped by the locals in different towns of Karnataka and Northern Kerala. With an aim to seek peace and happiness, performances are dedicated to the Daiva. Shiva, who is the rebel, works against this and forms a loop that leads to the war between villagers and evil forces. A series of events unfold where Shiva has to find ways to replace ways to seek peace in the village, going through challenges and obstacles that unfold secrets. The makers, Homable films, ahead of the theatrical release of Kantara, took to Twitter and said, “Every clan has its own PRIDE & LEGACY. WARNING: Fury breaks out if invaded.”
Where to watch Kantara: Amazon Prime Video
Kantara IMDb Rating: 9/10
Kantara Cast: Rishabh Shetty, Sapthami Gowda and others
Khakee: The Bihar Chapter | Netflix
The highly anticipated show on Netflix is the official adaptation of the IPS officer Amit Lodha’s novel, Bihar Diaries: The True Story of How Bihar’s Most Dangerous Criminal Was Caught. Starring several popular names in the lead roles, the show focuses on the good cop vs the criminal and is said to be packed with well-choreographed action sequences. Set in 2000-2006, the show has been planned with twists and turns along with many nail-biting confrontations between the cops and the criminals. Karan Tacker plays the cop, and Avinash Tiwary will be seen as the gangster in what is touted to be one of the power-packed series this year.
The official synopsis of the show reads, “As a righteous cop pursues a merciless criminal in Bihar, he finds himself navigating a deadly chase and a moral battle mired in corruption.”
Where to watch Khakee: The Bihar Chapter: Netflix
Khakee: The Bihar Chapter Cast: Karan Tacker, Avinash Tiwary, Abhimanyu Singh, Jatin Sarna and others
Khakee: The Bihar Chapter IMDb rating:
Girls Hostel S3 | Sony LIV
Set against the backdrop of a Girl’s hostel, the show is about four girls who become political underdogs and raise voice against several matters during their stay. Sharing the official plot details, the makers said, “Imagine a night in with 4 girls. Now imagine doing that for 4 years. In a building full of girls, that is a Girl’s Hostel. Live the Dushmani, the Dosti, the Pyaar, the Bhasad.”
Adding to this, SonyLIV shared the official premise of the new season of Girls Hostel and said, “In a satirical world of bitches, watch these girls become political underdogs and grapple amidst friendships to speak up and contest against their crises and vices. Witness them grow, fight and learn in their conservative world, and make histories and memories to remember for a lifetime.”
Where to watch Girls Hostel S3: SonyLIV
Girls Hostel S3 IMDb Rating: 7.9/10
Girls Hostel S3 Cast: Srishti Srivastava, Parul Gulati, Ahsaas Channa and others
Meet Cute | Sony LIV
The upcoming Telugu Anthology, Meet Cute, includes five stories revolving around a single subject where two strangers meet and indulge in a conversation. The titles include Meet the boy, Old is Gold, InL(aw)ove, Star Struck, and Ex-Girlfriend. All the shows have one concept. However, will showcase different emotions and aspects. Sharing the details on YouTube, the message from the makers said, “Prepare yourself to watch the teaser of adorable urban love stories produced by Prashanti Tipirneni and directed by Deepthi Ghanta.”
Popular names like Sathyaraj, Ruhani Sharma, Raaja Chembolu, and others have been roped in for the film, where different stories from five filmmakers will strike a chord with the audience.
Where to watch Meet Cute: SonyLIV
Meet Cute Cast: Ashwin Kumar, Varsha Bollamma, Sri Vidya P, Sameer Malla, Rohini and others
Padavettu | Netflix
People from smaller towns have a different way of living, and many belonging to the oppressed section of society are looked down upon by society. This is the backdrop of the Malayalam film, Padavettu, which is based in Northern Kerala. Makers of the film showcase the story of a traumatized man who is used by the political party for their campaigns and benefits, and this eventually becomes a significant part of his daily life. Lazy by nature, he finds peace by doing nothing, and this brings trouble for him as the people mock him for his strange habits. Enraged by the comments on his laziness, the man often gets angry. On the other hand, he becomes a part of the party’s activities to gain a foothold during the elections. What follows are events which change for the village he becomes a hero and representative for the oppressed and the society.
Where to watch Padavettu: Netflix
Padavettu IMDb Rating: 9/10
Padavettu Cast: Nivin Pauly, Aditi Balan and Shammi Thilakan
Chup | ZEE5
A serial killer has always had an eye on film critics who give dishonest and negative reviews for films. Enraged by this, he sets on a sole mission to kill these critics, and following a few deaths, the police begin investigating the matter. Led by Arvind Mathur, the team aims to catch the murderer who is on the loose in Mumbai. Gruesome murders continue, increasing the pressure on the police, who have to solve the case by all means. Chup received a positive response from the audience, and it is said that the film is layered, intriguing and watchable. Makers have presented the film with refreshing aspects, twists and turn, thereby maintaining the suspense.
Where to watch Chup: Zee5
Chup IMDb Rating: 8.3/10
Chup Cast: Sunny Deol, Pooja Bhatt, Dulquer Salmaan and others.
Prince | Disney+ Hotstar
Ahead of the release, the film makers did not reveal much about the story of Prince. However, the official synopsis reads, “A teacher falls in love with a young British woman who works as an English teacher at the same school. He tries to woo her, leads conflicts that come crashing on them as they face the biggest battle of their lives – to get married.”
The trailer was a massive hit among the audience, especially the fans, who appreciated the fresh pairing and chemistry of the leads stating that the film is expected to be packed with romance and comedy.
Where to watch Prince: Disney+ Hotstar
Prince IMDb Rating: 4.3/10
Prince Cast: Sivakarthikeyan and Maria Ryaboshapka
Unstoppable 2 with NBK | Aha Video
Balayya kutumbanni chusaru. Balayya abhimanulni chusaru. Kani Balayya snehithulni chusara? Vallatho Balayya chese saradha allarini chusthara? #UnstoppableWithNBKS2 – Episode 4 | Premieres Nov 25
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— ahavideoin (@ahavideoIN) November 17, 2022
Earlier this week, an official announcement regarding the new guests for the show was awaited, and the team at Aha shared a question for the audience to guess the guests for the upcoming episode of Unstoppable 2 with NBK. Following this, an official announcement regarding the fourth episode was made on November 16, 2022, stating that another former CM of Andhra Pradesh, Kiran Kumar Reddy and former speaker of undivided AP, Suresh Reddy, will be the guests in the upcoming episode. The team also said that the shoot was completed and also included yesteryear actress Radhika as a surprise guest. The message on Twitter read, “And it’s a wrap! Next episode power, politics, movies inka memories, anni kalagalipi rabothundhi. Stay tuned!”
Where to watch Unstoppable 2 with NBK: Aha Video
India vs. NZ | Amazon Prime Video
After facing heavy disappointment at the World Cup and losing the chance to enter the finals, fans across the country expected a lot from Team India in the series against New Zealand. From November 18, 2022, both teams went against each other in T20s and ODIs. Reports back then stated that the players from the Indian squad had been strategizing to ensure victory against New Zealand, and the team also included a new squad with Hardik Pandya leading instead of Rohit Sharma.
A total of six matches were part of the series, which started with three T20I matches. The remaining three ODIs will be played from this week.
|Date||Match Details||Venue||Time (IST)|
|25-Nov-22||IND vs NZ, 1st ODI||Eden Park, Auckland||7:00 AM|
|27-Nov-22||IND vs NZ, 2nd ODI||Seddon Park, Hamilton||7:00 AM|
|30-Nov-22||IND vs NZ, 3rd ODI||Hagley Oval, Christchurch||7:00 AM|
Where to watch India vs. NZ 2022: Amazon Prime Video
2022 FIFA World Cup | JioCinema
The much-awaited 2022 FIFA World Cup began streaming on JioCinema on November 20, 2022. Held for the first time in Qatar, a total of 32 teams will compete against each other in the World Cup, which will be held until December 2022. Qatar was chosen as the location after several bidding rounds conducted to host the matches. The opening ceremony of the World Cup was held in a grand manner, however, in the first match itself, users complained about the laggy experience offered by JioCinema, and it is now expected that the streaming platform will fix the existing issues.
Where to Watch 2022 FIFA World Cup: JioCinema
Ghislaine Maxwell – Filthy Rich | Netflix
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was known for several reasons, and through this documentary, the makers have highlighted aspects from her life which led to her spending over two decades in in prisons. She was convicted for being actively involved in recruitment and and grooming of minor girls who were then forced to participate in sexual acts as a part of her sex trafficking racket.
Where to watch Ghislaine Maxwell – Filthy Rich: Netflix
Ghislaine Maxwell – Filthy Rich IMDb Rating:
Ghislaine Maxwell – Filthy Rich Cast: Salli Saffioti, Kathy Searle, Vanessa Lemonides, Maiken Baird, Ellen Harvey, Elena Melener and Elenna Stauffer
Guardians of the Galaxy – Holiday Special | Disney+ Hotstar
This festival, Gaurdians of the Galaxy – Holiday Special will serve as a treat for MCU fans as the makers plan to release this for the fans marking the end of MCU’s Phase 4. Several blockbusters have been released by MCU in the past and this feature will continue the same through this holiday season. Fans can watch Gaurdians of the Galaxy – Holiday Special on Disney+ Hotstar in India.
Where to watch Gaurdians of the Galaxy – Holiday Special : Disney+ Hotstar
Gaurdians of the Galaxy – Holiday Special IMDb Rating: TBA
Gaurdians of the Galaxy – Holiday Special Cast: Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel and Kevin Bacon
Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) Hindi | Amazon Prime Video
Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus film, Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1), which released in multiple languages and created history, will soon be available on OTT platforms. Fans can watch the movie in Hindi language and Anil Kapoor has given the voice for the narration. PSI-1 has received immense love from the critics and audience. Primarily in Tamil, the film was also made in Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Besides Kapoor, other Indian actors like Kamal Haasan, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Rana Daggubati, and Jayant Kaikini have also recorded their voice to narration in respective language adaptations.
Where to watch Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) in Hindi: Amazon Prime Video
Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) IMDb Rating: 8/10
Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) Cast: Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Jayaram, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, R. Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Prakash Raj and Parthiban
Koochal | Zee5
The Malayam movie Koochal was released in the theaters in June 2022 and it is now going to make its OTT debut. The movie will be streaming on Zee5 from November 27. The movie has been described as a thriller and its storyline revolves around Sreekuttan, whio is miffed about people around him calling him Kochaal due to his short height. Despite this costraint, he wants to become a ploce officer. The movie explores on his journey and to knwo whether he is able to prove himself as a police officer.
Where to watch Koochal: Zee5
Koochal IMDb rating: NA
Koochal Cast: Krishna Shankar and Murali Gopy