By Joginder Tuteja
One of probably the most awaited movies of the yr, Drishyam 2 has launched on Amazon Prime this week. Though there was good curiosity to take a look at what do Mohanlal and director Jeethu Joseph convey for audiences this time round, there was nonetheless a little bit of apprehension round how would the sequel certainly work out, contemplating the truth that it’s a suspense thriller and the story appeared to have been accomplished within the first half.
As it turned out although, the sequel has fetched great appreciation as properly. The core ethos of Drishyam has been maintained within the second half as properly and although the primary half is a bit gradual, the second half strikes at a a lot fast tempo. The greatest is reserved although for the pre-climax and the climax which even goes on to beat Abbas-Mastan model of thrillers with the type of twists and turns which might be completely unbelievable, however actually entertaining.
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Rest assured, the movie will go on to seek out superb audiences over a time frame and handle to seek out cult standing for itself quickly sufficient. Also, it would most positively get a sequel for it too with Ajay Devgn high lining the forged.
Even although the approaching week isn’t something particular by way of any holidays or festive event, surprisingly it’s fairly crowded for OTT releases. At final rely, at the least 4 main films/net collection could be premiering in numerous OTT platforms and that too on the identical date, twenty sixth February. These are The Girl On The Train,
Hello Mini 2, Jamai 2.0 Season 2 and 1962: The War In The Hills. The good factor is that every of those belongs to a unique style and arrive on distinctive platforms.
The Girl On The Train is a movie that was initially slated for theatrical launch final yr. However, pandemic struck after which the movie was pushed forward. Later, it was picked up by Netflix for straight-to-digital launch. Promo of this Ribhu Dasgupta directed movie is sort of thrilling and for the lovers of thriller style, this one appears fairly promising. Adaptation of a guide by the identical title, the movie can be particular for Parineeti Chopra who could be hoping to seek out some good appreciation coming her method for a twisted character that she is enjoying.
Another thrilling net collection which is coming in is Hello Mini 2. The first season had seen some good reputation coming its method amongst the lots and now MX Player and Applause Entertainment are going all out to make sure that the second season turns all of the extra gritty, intriguing and suspenseful. With a plot revolving round a stranger who’s out to blackmail a younger girl, Hello Mini 2 reminds one of many slasher flicks on the traces of ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ and with the core plot level of Dare Defy at nighttime net, one waits to see how do the thrills and the chills unfold.
Then there’s household drama cum thriller Jamai 2.0 Season 2 which is releasing in ZEE5. What began of as a tv collection has bought a very good push for itself on the digital medium with the dimensions and elegance choosing up remarkably. The promo of the online collection guarantees the type of therapy that has a film like high quality to it. Featuring Nia Sharma, Ravi Dubey and Achint Kaur in lead roles, Jamai 2.0 Season 2 boasts of a very good promo as properly and has raised intrigue with a plot that revolves round love, deception and betrayal.
As for individuals who wish to catch struggle dramas on display screen, there’s 1962: The War In The Hills arriving on Disney+Hotstar. The premium OTT channel had additionally dropped at fore Kabir Khan directed struggle drama The Forgotten Army early final yr and that was set on pre-Independence struggle. Now in 1962: The War In The Hills, the drama goes a few years forward when Indian troopers took on China in a struggle that was unattainable to win however required them to show guts and braveness. Spearheaded by Abhay Deol, Sumeet Vyas and Mahie Gill, this one is directed by Mahesh Manjrekar whose delayed movie The Power not too long ago premiered as properly on OTT.
The Girl On The Train – Netflix – twenty sixth February
Jamai 2.0 Season 2 – twenty sixth February
Hello Mini 2 – twenty sixth February
1962: The War In The Hills – Disney+Hotstar – twenty sixth February
(Joginder Tuteja is a commerce skilled and movie critic, and loves to speak and write about something that’s associated to movies. Views are private)