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Hot on OTT: Coming up this week (June 13-June 20)

Hot on OTT: Coming up this week (June 13-June 20)

Here's a look at highlight films, shows and series that are scheduled to drop in the digital space this week.

KHWABON KE PARINDEY, Season 1 (Series on Voot, June 14)

The drama series is about three friends and a stranger, and unfolds in Australia. It is a story of realisations in life through a journey of love, friendship, hope, despair, joys and sorrows.

Cast: Asha Negi, Mrinal Dutt, Manasi Moghe, Tushar Sharma; Direction: Tapasvi Mehta

THE REPUBLIC OF SARAH, Season 1, (Series on Voot, June 14)

When the greedy ways of a mining company starts destroying a town, high school teacher Sarah Cooper unearths an obscure cartographical loophole to declare independence.

Cast: Stella Baker, Luke Mitchell, Megan Follows, Ian Duff; Created by: Jeffrey Paul King

WORKIN' MOMS, Season 5 (Series on Netflix series, June 15)

Season five of the popular Canadian sitcom, created by Catherine Reitman, brings back Reitman along with co-stars Jessalyn Wanlim, Dani Kind and Juno Rinaldi as the working mom buddies who face a new set of challenges.

Cast: Catherine Reitman, Dani Kind, Juno Rinaldi, Jessalyn Wanlim; Created by: Catherine Reitman

LET'S EAT, Season 1 (Series on Netflix series, June 15)

Not to be confused with the hit Korean show of the same name, this Thai show is a new rom-com about a food-blogging insurance agent who meets an old school friend and soon becomes her sidekick.

Cast: Apinya Sakuljaroensuk; Mawin Taweephol; Direction: Sarawut Wichiensarn

RHYME TIME TOWN, Season 2 (Series on Netflix, June 15)

The popular children's animation show returns in its seacond season. The pre-school series is about Daisy and Cole who solve problems in a town full of nursery rhyme characters.

Voice cast: Annabelle Westenholz-Smith, Luke Amis; Developed by: Dan Berlinka

THE SILVER SKATES (Film on Netflix, June 16)

The Russian period adventure film is inspired by "Romeo And Juliet" and the novel "Hans Brinker, Or The Silver Skates". Set in Saint Petersburg during the winter of 1899it tells the story of romance that blooms between Matvey the courier and Alisa the aristocrat.

Cast: Fedor Fedotov, Sofya Priss, Kirill Zaytsev; Direction: Michael Lockshin

PENGUIN TOWN, Season 1 (Series on Netflix, June 16)

Documentary Series set in South Africa, where an endangered group of penguins flock to find mates, raise families and mix with the locals.

KATLA (Series on Netflix; June 17)

The Icelandic sci-fi thriller series is about how a catastrophic eruption of the sub-glacial volcano Katla turns a nearby community's world upside down as mysteries begin to emerge from the ice.

Cast: Guorun Yr Eyfjoro, Iris Tanja Flygenring; Created by: Sigurjón Kjartansson and Baltasar Kormakur

SHERNI (film on Amazon Prime Video, June 18)

'Newton' director Amit Masurkar presents Vidya Balan as as a forest officer who must lead a team of trackers and locals intending to capture an unsettled tigress, while battling intense obstacles and pressures, both natural and man-made.

Cast: Vidya Balan, Vijay Raaz, Sharat Saxena; Direction: Amit Masurkar

JAGAME THANDIRAM (Film of Netflix, June 18)

The Tamil action thriller is about a clever gangster who is hired by a crime lord to take down a dangerous rival.

Cast: Dhanush, Aishwarya Lekshmi, James Cosmo; Direction: Karthik Subbaraj

LUCA (Film on Disney+ Hotstar, June 18)

Pixar's new animation film is set in the 1950s, in a seaside town on the Italian Riviera. A young boy Luca shares adventures with his new best friend Alberto. They are hiding a secret from each other -- they are both sea monsters.

Voice cast: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman; Direction: Enrico Casarosa

ELITE, Season 4 (Series on Netflix, June 18)

Season four of the Spanish suspense drama series is about a group of middle-class students who have an altercation with their wealthy and influential classmates in the elite school they enrol, which leads to a horrific murder.

Cast: Itzan Escamilla, Miguel Bernardeau, Danna Paola; Created by: Carlos Montero

THE RATIONAL LIFE, Season 1 (Series on Netflix, June 18)

The Chinese romantic drama series is about a career-driven young woman balancing workplace tension with a love triangle and a nagging mother at home.

Cast: Bao Wen Jin; Calvin Li, Lan Qin; Direction: Hsu Fu Chun

A FAMILY (Film on Netflix, June 18)

The Japanese action drama is about Kenji, whose father died from using a stimulant drug, followimng which he joins a crime syndicate and Kenji discovers a new concept of the family.

Cast: Go Ayano, Naoyuki Fernandez, Hayato Ichihara; Direction: Michihito Fujii

MOUCHAK (Series on Hoichoi, June 18)

The Bengali comedy series marks the OTT debut of popular television star Monami Ghosh, as the friendly neighbourhood 'boudi' or sister-in-law.

Cast: Monami Ghosh, Kanchan Mallick, Sourav Chatterjee, Apratim Chatterjee; Direction: Sayantan Ghosal

EL CORAZON DE SERGIO RAMOS: LA LEYENDA DE SERGIO RAMOS (Series on Amazon Prime, June 18)

Documentary series on Spain and Real Madrid captain, the legendary defender Sergio Ramos. The series narrates the incredible story of the football superstar who has garnered popularity the world over.

CHIVAS: EL REBENO SAGRADO, Season 1 (Series on Amazon Prime Video; June 18)

A documentary series for Latin American football buffs, about the unforgettable season of Mexico's homegrown club, the Chivas of Guadalajara, as it resurrects the legendary team after five consecutive seasons of failure.

NEVERTHELESS, Season 1 (Series on Netflix, June 19)

The Korean teenybopper drama is about a cynical youngster who is drawn into a friends-with-benefits arrangement by his flirtatious art school classmate.

Cast: Song Kang, Han So-hee; Direction: Kim Ga-ram

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