Tag Archives: Streaming Video

Streaming Video News: May 14, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with today’s addition of the 2020 Hindi thriller Malang, starring Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Disha Patani.

I also updated list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with today’s addition of the new Amazon Original Hindi crime series Paatal Lok (also in 4K UHD), starring Jaideep Ahlawat.

Amazon made the big announcement that director Shoojit Sircar’s comedy-drama Gulabo Sitabo — starring Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana — will not wait for theaters to reopen, but will instead debut worldwide on Amazon Prime on June 12.

If you’re interested in what the future may hold for theatrical releases, I recommend this episode of The Boxoffice Podcast. The discussion centers around American theaters and titles, but the same concerns apply to studios and cinemas globally.

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Streaming Video News: May 4, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with two Hindi films added over the weekend: the 2019 crime thriller One Day: Justice Delivered and the March 2020 drama Kaamyaab, starring Sanjay Mishra. I also found a number of titles that will expire on May 10:

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with the additions of the Hindi film Chor: The Bicycle and the Telugu title Egise Taarajuvvalu, aka “The Wings of Fire”.

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Streaming Video News: May 1, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the additions of the 2020 Tamil film Psycho and the new Netflix Original Hindi flick Mrs. Serial Killer, starring Jacqueline Fernandez and Manoj Bajpayee. The 2019 Hindi movie One Day: Justice Delivered hits Netflix on May 3.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with five Indian titles added since yesterday.

Bollywood Buff put together a helpful post listing all of the yet-to-be released Hindi films that have already inked streaming video deals — a move that opens the door for them to release straight to streaming if they decide not to wait for theaters to reopen. Akshay Kumar is reportedly considering releasing Laxmmi Bomb — which was set to debut in theaters on May 22 — on Hotstar once post-production is finished, possibly in June.

According to Bollywood Buff, a number of movies have already ruled out a straight-to-digital release, including Sooryavanshi, 83, Radhe, Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, and Bunty Aur Babli 2. We’ll have to wait and see if all the other titles on the list are as resolute.

Streaming Video News: April 30, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with today’s additions of Amitabh Bachchan’s 2020 Marathi film AB Aani CD and Taapsee Pannu’s Hindi drama Thappad (also available in 4K UHD).

Thappad is the last major Hindi theatrical release of 2020 scheduled to join Amazon Prime for the foreseeable future. There’s a chance some smaller releases from this year may make their way to Prime, and some already completed pictures may skip theaters altogether and release straight to streaming. Of course Amazon has a bunch of its own Indian Originals in the works as well. But until theaters reopen and studios start releasing new movies into cinemas — which may depend not just on conditions in India but across the globe — we’re facing a bit of a new-content drought on Prime.

Another of the last remaining Hindi theatrical releases of 2020 — Baaghi 3 — is now streaming on Hotstar. The original Baaghi was bad in a fun way, but Baaghi 3 is just bad.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the addition of the 2019 Tamil film R.K.Nagar. I also added May 7 expiration dates for Andaz Apna Apna, Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid, and Action Replayy (which is not good).

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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 23, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with dozens of Indian films added in the last week, including the 2020 Tamil releases God Father and Sandimuni and the Vicky Kaushal horror flick Bhoot: Part 1 — The Haunted Ship. The Taapsee Pannu social issue drama Thappad is now coming to Prime on May 1.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the addition of Dulquer Salmaan’s 2020 Malayalam release Varane Avashyamund, the 2019 Tamil film Kolaiyuthir Kaalam, and the new stand-up comedy special Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill. I also included Chris Hemsworth’s new action flick Extraction in the list because it features Bollywood actors Randeep Hooda, Pankaj Tripathi, and Priyanshu Painyuli.

More than 30 Indian movies will expire from Netflix on May 1, so catch these while you can:

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Streaming Video News: April 17, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime because the February romantic comedy Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is now available for streaming (also in 4K UHD). Also new is Season 2 of the Amazon Original series Four More Shots Please! (also in 4K UHD). Amazon Prime Video India made a Season 1 recap video, if you need a refresher.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with the debut of the Netflix Original dark comedy series Hasmukh, starring Vir Das and Ranvir Shorey. Netflix also released the trailer for its Original film Mrs. Serial Killer, which premieres May 1.

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Streaming Video News: April 15, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with today’s addition of the 2020 Telugu film World Famous Lover and the 2019 Malayalam release Vikrithi (also listed as “Mischief“). Jacqueline Fernandez and Manoj Bajpayee announced a May 1 premiere date for their Netflix Original film Mrs. Serial Killer.

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with a dozen Indian films added in the last several days, including the 2020 Kannada release Sri Bharatha Baahubali.

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Streaming Video News: April 10, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with dozens of Indian and Pakistani films and series added in the last week. Newly added 2020 releases include:

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix with information on upcoming streaming releases, including the April 15 debut of the Malayalam film Vikrithi. Netflix also released the trailer for the English-language action flick Extraction, which stars Chris Hemsworth opposite Bollywood regulars Pankaj Tripathi, Randeep Hooda, Priyanshu Painyuli, and Geetanjali Thapa. Extraction premieres April 24.

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Streaming Video News: April 3, 2020

I updated my list of Bollywood movies on Amazon Prime with more than a dozen Indian titles added in the last two days, including the new Hindi series Panchayat, which looks kinda good. Newly added 2020 releases include:

I also updated my list of Bollywood movies on Netflix because Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania is now available for streaming. (Thanks for the alert, Courtney!) And check out my post “New Indian Movies & TV Series on Netflix: March 2020” at What’s on Netflix, just to make sure there’s nothing you missed last month. 🙂

Netflix released the trailer for its new dark comedy series Hasmukh, which stars Vir Das as a comic who resorts to murder to overcome his stage fright. Hasmukh debuts on Netflix April 17. It’s worth watching the trailer below just to see Manoj Pahwa’s ridiculous wig.

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