Mai, James and Bachchhan Paandey top releases on Netflix, Amazon, other OTT platforms

From new releases like Mai, James to Bachchhan Paandey, here is a list of the best shows and movies to be released on Indian OTT platforms.

A wide variety of movies and web series have been released this week on multiple OTT platforms. From Gal Gadot starrer ‘Death On The Nile’ on Hotstar to Sakshi Tanwar’s ‘Mai’ on Netflix, here we’ve rounded up the top 5 titles released on OTT this week. Not only these, but also big budget movies like James and Bachchhan Paandey will all be on OTT this week as well. James will be out on SonyLiv and Bachchhan Paandey will be out on Amazon Prime Video. Check out the 5 top films to be released on OTT this week.

Bachchhan Paandey

The Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon starrer Bachchhan Paandey was released on Amazon Prime Video on April 15. The film, directed by Farhad Samji, revolves around the story of mobster Bachchhan Paandey and aspiring filmmaker Myra Devekar who decides to make a biopic about Paandey. Jacqueline Fernandez and Arshad Warsi also play important roles in the film.


The newly released James is the latest film from Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar. The story centers on Santhosh Kumar who runs a security agency and is tasked with looking after a family who owns a drug cartel. The film also features Priya Anand, Shivaraj Kumar, R Sarathkumar, Srikanth Meka and Adithya Menon.


The Karnesh Ssharma-supported crime thriller series has arrived on Netflix today. The films revolve around the 47-year-old woman and mother who wants to find out the cause of death of her daughter Supriya. The series features Sakshi Tanwar, Raima Sen and Vivek Mushran in key roles.

Death on the Nile

The Kenneth Branagh director depicts Hercule Poirot’s journey during his Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river streamer that turns into a quest for a killer when a perfect couple’s honeymoon is cut short. The film is available on Disney+Hotstar and stars Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Jennifer Saunders, Ali Fazal and Sophie Okonedo.

hard cell

Directed by Catherine Tate, it is a comedy series set in a women’s prison. It is the story of a documentary crew that follows the inmates and staff of HMP Woldlsey to document the brutal punishment system. The series will be streamed on Netflix. Catherine Tate, Christian Brassington, Niky Wardley, Lorna Brown and Duncan Wisbey can be seen in pivotal roles.

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