What to watch on Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney+Hotstar, Zee5 and Eros Now this weekend

The world of OTT is our only hope to make it through 2020. The safest thing that we can do amid the rising Covid-19 cases is turning our laptops or TV sets on and enjoying a couple of films or web series. This weekend, the highly-anticipated Disney film Mulan will be available on Disney+Hotstar Premium and Swara Bhasker’s Bhaag Beanie Bhaag will also be released on Netflix.

So grab a pen and paper, and take note of what to watch this weekend.


Sons Of the Soil

Sons Of The Soil is the first Indian Original sports documentary series. It follows the lives of kabaddi players of the team Jaipur Pink Panthers, which is owned by Abhishek Bachchan. The series focuses on both the personal and professional lives of the players. It released on December 4.

Sound Of Metal

Sound of Metal stars Riz Ahmed in the lead role. It follows the story of a drummer who loses his hearing in the middle of a gig. It chronicles his journey of how he overcame the complete sense of hopelessness and emerged as a winner. It started streaming on December 4.


Director Raghavendra Varma’s Bombhaat stars Sai Sushanth Reddy, Chandini Showdary and Simran Choudary. The film is a commercial sci-fi flick, which is a new attempt in Telugu film. Bombhaat follows the story of the hero Vicky, who is unlucky in life. He falls in love with Chaitra (Chandini) and takes the help of a humanoid to act as his girlfriend so Chaitra gets jealous. Apart from being just science fiction, many commercial moments have been added to the story.



The live-action adaptation of the 1998 film of the same name, Mulan stars Yifei Liu in the lead role. Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Gong Li, and Jet Li, among others play supporting roles in the Niki Caro directorial. The film was to hit silver screens in March this year but the release had been delayed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. It is now available for streaming from December 4.


This comedy film is about a young, inexperienced fairy godmother who is under training. Her profession face extinction and she decides to take it upon herself to show the world that people still need fairy godmothers. It started streaming on December 4.


Bhaag Beanie Bhaag

Swara Bhasker will be seen in an all-new avatar in Netflix’s new show Bhaag Beanie Bhaag. The actress, who is known to play serious roles, will be seen playing a stand-up comic in the new series. She is accompanied by stand-up comic Varun Thakur, who is not playing himself in the show. Instagram sensation Dolly Singh will be seen in the role of Swara’s friend. The show is about how Beanie treads her way to become a stand-up comedian amid societal and family pressure. The series premiered on Netflix on December 4.

Alien Worlds

Another sci-fi TV series, Alien Worlds will show the intriguing life of creatures in outer space. The series shows what happens when extraterrestrial beings live with the laws and regulations similar to that followed by living beings on Earth. The series blends science fact and fiction to imagine alien life on the other planets. The show was released on Netflix on December 2.



Darbaan is an emotional roller coaster ride inspired by a story by Rabindranath Tagore that revolves around the friendship between a boy and his caretaker. In the story, the caretaker is accused of kidnapping a young boy. The film stars Sharib Hashmi, Sharad Kelkar, Rasika Dugal, Flora Saini and Harsh Chhaya in lead roles. The film premiered on Zee 5 on December 4.


Sab Kushal Mangal

Sab Kushal Mangal stars Akshaye Khanna in the lead role and is directed by Karan Vishwanath Kashyap. The film also stars Priyaank Sharma, Riva Kishan, Satish Kaushik, Rakesh Bedi, and Supriya Pathak in supporting roles. The film is a love story revolving around a young woman, a TV anchor, and a local big shot. It is streaming from December 4.

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