OTT Releases Of The Week: Kriti Sanon’s Mimi on Netflix & Jio Cinema, Atul Kulkarni’s City of Dreams Season 2 on Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Ashutosh Rana’s Chhatrasal on MX Player and More

Kriti Sanon’s Mimi is finally arriving on Netflix and Jio Cinema on July 30. Starring Pankaj Tripathi and Sai Tamhankar, the film is a surrogacy drama directed by Laxman Utekar, the film is big OTT release lined up for July end release. We are going to take a look at the OTT releases of the week and there are some interesting movies, series and short films releasing on Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Voot, Amazon Prime Video and more. Mimi Trailer: Kriti Sanon And Pankaj Tripathi Win Hearts As Twitterati Praise The Film.

Atul Kulkarni’s City of Dreams Season 2 is another interesting release of the week and it is coming to Disney+ Hotstar on July 30 as well. Ashutosh Rana plays Aurangazeb in MX Player show Chhatrasal which drops on the streaming platform on July 29. Vidya Balan’s short film Natkhat is releasing on Voot Select on July 24. Here’s a look at highlight films, shows and series that are scheduled to drop in the digital space this week. City of Dreams Season 2 Trailer: Priya Bapat, Atul Kulkarni, Siddharth Chandekar’s Political Drama To Stream on Hotstar Specials From July 30 (Watch Video).

Natkhat (Short film on Voot Select, July 24)

Cast: Vidya Balan, Sanika Patel, Raju Arjun

Direction: Shaan Vyas

The short film’s plot is about a mother educating her young son about gender equality. A story framed within a story where a mother notices her young, school-going son Sonu gravitating towards misogyny and disregard for the other gender just like the men in her family.

Shuruaat Ka Twist (Short film on Voot select, July 25)

Cast: Neena Gupta, Chunky Panday, Lalit Behl

Direction: Heena Dsouza, Avalokita Dutt, Praveen Fernandes

An anthology of six short films that explore the theme of ‘twists’ in the narrative and its various interpretations.

Love in the times of corona (Short film on Voot Select, July 27)

Cast: Dipannita Sharma, Adil Hussain, Shibani Dandekar

Direction: Indrani Ray

Backed by joyous and magnanimous storytelling, explores the current turbulent time when the whole world is reassessing what’s most important in their lives with a deeper understanding.

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Chhatrasal (web series on MX Player, July 29)

Cast: Ashutosh Rana, Neena Gupta, Jitin Gulati

Direction: Anadii Chaturvedi

Set in 1649, the series follows the story of King Chhatrasal who started a war against Mughal emperor Aurangzeb to free Bundelkhand.

Lines (Short film on Voot Select, July 29)

Cast: Hina Khan, Farida Jalal, Rahat Kazmi

Direction: Hussain Khan

Set in 1999, the film chronicles the life of a young girl who is divided by borders with her husband and how she returns to him.

Mimi (film on Netflix, July 30)

Cast: Kriti Sanon, Pankaj Tripathi, Supriya Pathak

Direction: Laxman Utekar

This comedy-drama film is about a young woman who decides to be a surrogate for an American couple and has to face opposition from society for it. The film is a remake of the National Award-winning Marathi film “Mala Aai Vhhaychy”.

City of Dreams’ Season 2 (web series on Disney+ Hotstar, July 30)

Cast: Atul Kulkarni, Priya Bapat, Eijz Khan, Sachin Pilgaonkar, Divya Seth

Direction: Nagesh Kukunoor

An assassination attempt splits open the cracks within the Gaikwads, a prominent political dynasty in Mumbai. Season two follows Poornima Rao Gaikwad as she navigates her position as the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra and battles her acrimonious father in a political power struggle.

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Lihaaf (Short film on Voot Select, July 31)

Cast: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Sonal Sehgal, Virendra Saxena

Direction: Rahat Kazmi

The film is based on one of the most celebrated masterpieces of author Ismat Chughtai “Lihaaf”. The film will throw light on the same-sex love and freedom of speech for women, in a male-dominated society.

(The above story first appeared on The Madison Leader Gazette on Jul 25, 2021 11:26 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website wmleader.com).

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