Tag Archives: Malayalam Movies on Amazon Prime

Streaming Video News: June 26, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the new Netflix Original film Bulbbul, from Anushka Sharma’s production company Clean Slate Films. It’s really good, and I hope to have my review up soon. Other new additions this week include the 2020 Telugu movie Krishna and His Leela and the older Hindi releases Vivah and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (which is okay). Netflix also made changes to two films already on the service: Seven and Thackeray. Instead of one entry with a drop-down menu that allowed you to choose the language, Netflix made individual entries for each language version of the movie. Seven is available in Tamil and Telugu, and Thackeray is available in Hindi and Marathi.

Be sure to check out the Expiring Soon section of my Netflix page, as a bunch of movies and series are set to leave Netflix on July 1.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with dozens of Indian and Pakistani titles added in the last week. Out of nowhere, Prime added the brand new Hindi series Rasbhari (also in 4K UHD), starring Swara Bhaskar. Recently added 2020 releases include Cheema Prema Madhyalo Bhama (Telugu), Janaki Nayakan (Malayalam), and Prawaas (Marathi). Amazon also moved the digital premiere of the Kannada film Law to July 17.

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Streaming Video News: June 18, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with today’s premieres of the Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam versions of the new film Penguin, featuring Mahanati star Keerthy Suresh.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the additions of the 2020 releases Chaman Bahar (Hindi) and Asura Guru (Tamil). The 2020 Malayalam film Kappela hits Netflix on Sunday, June 21.

Recently, Netflix adopted Amazon Prime’s strategy of making new Indian titles live on the service globally at midnight Indian Standard Time, which is late morning/early afternoon in the United States, depending on where you live. So, if an Indian film’s Netflix entry lists it as “coming Thursday,” it’s likely to mean that it will be available in the US on Thursday afternoon, and not Thursday at midnight.

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Streaming Video News: June 5, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with director Anurag Kashyap’s new film Choked, which makes its worldwide debut today. Other new additions this week include the Hindi film Chippa and Spelling the Dream, a documentary about Indian-American kids who compete in the National Spelling Bee.

Two Indian movies will join Netflix on June 6: the 2020 Malayalam thriller Forensic and the 2018 Hindi drama Project Papa.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with dozens of Indian films added in the last week, including the 2020 releases Asur (Bengali) and Dhamaka (Malayalam).

I found a bunch of Tamil films from the early 2010s that are set to expire in the next week. You can check out those titles in the Expiring Soon section near the top of my Amazon Prime page.

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Streaming Video News: May 22, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the recent addition of Abhay Deol’s 2019 release What Are the Odds?. Netflix also debuted the trailer for director Anurag Kashyap’s new film Choked, which releases worldwide on June 5:

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with dozens of Indian films added in the last week, most of which are decades old or Hindi-dubbed versions of South Indian movies. And Zila Ghaziabad, which is not good. Newly added 2020 releases include Bill Gates (Kannada), Eureka (Telugu), Paapam Cheyyathavar Kalleriyatte (Malayalam), Utraan (Tamil), and Walter (Tamil).

Amazon also launched the official trailers for Ponmagal Vandhal (which premieres May 29) and Gulabo Sitabo, which debuts globally on Prime on June 12.

Have a great Memorial Day weekend! — Kathy

Streaming Video News: May 15, 2020

Amazon’s announcement yesterday of a June 12 straight-to-streaming release for the Amitabh Bachchan-Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Gulabo Sitabo was just a teaser. Today, they announced a whole slate of Indian movies that will skip cinemas and release straight to Prime, including Vidya Balan’s biopic Shakuntala Devi. (Bollywood Hungama reports that Ludo and Jhund may soon follow suit.) Here’s the full list of Indian movies premiering on Amazon Prime, with release dates listed, if announced:

  • Ponmagal Vandhal (Tamil) — May 29
  • Gulabo Sitabo (Hindi) — June 12
  • Penguin (Telugu and Tamil) — June 19
  • Law (Kannada) — June 26
  • French Biryani (Kannada) — July 24
  • Soofiyum Sujathayum (Malayalam) — TBA
  • Shakuntala Devi (Hindi) — TBA

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Streaming Video News: April 28, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the addition of two 2020 releases: the remake of Love Aaj Kal and the English-language film The Lift Boy. Also new is Mindy Kailing’s comedy series Never Have I Ever, about an Indian-American teen’s quest for high school popularity.

Please check out my latest post for What’s on NetflixNew Indian Movies & TV Series on Netflix: April 2020. Also, check out What’s on Netflix’s Most Popular TV & Movies on Netflix page for daily updates from a dozen countries. The hottest movie in India (and the US) today is Extraction, while Money Heist is India’s most popular show.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with the a bunch of Marathi titles that used to be on Netflix as well as the 2020 Malayalam film Gauthamante Radham. The Hindi film Margarita with a Straw is also now streaming on Prime. It’s worth a watch.

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Streaming Video News: April 1, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with loads of newly added Indian content. In addition to the Hindi film Paharganj, the 2020 Tamil releases Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal and Sethum Aayiram Pon are now available for streaming. A bunch of animated kids movies and series in Hindi were also added: Akbar Birbal, Bal Ganesh, Chhota Bheem and the Curse of Damyaan, Mighty Raju Rio Calling, and Punyakoti (Sanskrit). But the big news is the new batch of movies from the Dharma Productions catalog that are now available for streaming:

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with lots of newly added Indian titles, including the following 2020 releases:

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Streaming Video News: March 16, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the additions of the Hindi films Jai Mummy Di (2020) and Bypass Road (2019).

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with more than a dozen Indian films added in the last few days, including the following 2020 releases:

Some upcoming Hindi films have postponed their theatrical releases due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and more are sure to follow suit. Obviously, that’s going to affect the rate at which new releases become available on streaming services. According to Bollywood Buff, the two most recent Hindi theatrical releases — Baaghi 3 and Angrezi Medium — will become available online in May. After that, who knows? Some smaller releases may choose to head straight to streaming, especially a film like Lootcase that had considered doing so in the past. Others may choose to release simultaneously in theaters and online for rent, as Universal is doing. We’ll have to wait an see. In the meantime, keep on top of release date news on my Upcoming Bollywood Release page.

Streaming Video News: March 13, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with lots of Indian content added in the last week, including the following 2020 releases:

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the addition of the silent Pakistani short film Sitara: Let Girls Dream. Netflix released the trailer of its Original Hindi comedy-drama Maska, which debuts on March 27:

Streaming Video News: February 28, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the additions of the Amit Tandon stand-up comedy special Family Tandoncies and the 2020 Telugu film Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with a handful of newly added Indian titles, including Mohanlal’s 2020 Malayalam release Big Brother (also in 4K UHD) and the Malayalam version of Rajinikanth’s Darbar (standard and 4K UHD). Bipasha Basu’s 2015 horror flick Alone is also now available for streaming. I really liked it.

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