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‘Meenakshi Sundareshwar’, ‘Narcos Mexico Season 3’ & More: 7 New OTT Releases This Week

With Diwali on Thursday, several big budget films have made their way to the theatres. including Rajinikanth’s Annaatthe, Enemy starring Vishal and Arya, Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi and Marvel’s Eternals.


Actor Dulquer Salman’Kurup is all set to be releasing in theatres on November 12.

Recently, news about actor Mohanlal’s upcoming film, Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham opting for a release through Amazon Prime Video also surfaced. This shows that even with theatres returning to normalcy, several filmmakers are continuing to opting for digital releases.

Here are seven new films and shows releasing on OTT platforms this week.

1. Meenakshi Sundareshwar (November 5) – Netflix

In Meenakshi Sundareshwar, a newlywed couple is forced to face the hassles, hiccups and the hilarity of a long-distance marriage that arise due to a unique job prospect.

2. Narcos Mexico Season 3 (November 5) – Netflix

Narcos Mexico chronicles the true story of the Guadalajara cartel’s ascent and the Mexican drug war in the 1980s.

3. Akkad Bakkad Rafu Chakkad (November 3) – Amazon Prime Video

According to the official synopsis, Akkad Bakkad Rafu Chakkad, inspired by a real-life scam, is the story of Bhargav and Siddhant who, driven by their own struggles and losses in life, get together to open India’s first fake bank branch. It starts in a small town called Hoshiargarh and snowballs into the biggest banking scam in India.

4. Father Christmas is Back (November 7) – Netflix

When their long-lost father returns home for Christmas, four feuding sisters need to get a crash course on family togetherness.

5. The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (November 5) – Amazon Prime Video

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain is the true story of the eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful and psychedelic pictures transformed the public’s perception of cats forever. The film, set in the early 1900s, will follow Wain as he seeks to unlock the “electrical” mysteries of the world.

6. Tryst With Destiny ( November 5) – SonyLiv

Tryst With Destiny comprises of four stories that explore “characters from widely different backgrounds” who “struggle for control of their destinies”.

7. Love Hard (November 5) – Netflix

Love Hard stars Nina Dobrev as Natalie, a journalist and a hopeless romantic struggling to find love in Los Angeles. Things begin to look up when she swipes right on Tag, a dreamy guy from the East Coast. Taking a leap of faith, she boards a flight to surprise him for the holidays, only to discover that she’s been catfished by Tag’s childhood friend Josh, who is equally unlucky in love.