28 Best Shows And Movies on Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, SonyLiv To Watch This Week


There are so many new shows and movies on Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, and Netflix that you’re probably going to spend the entire week trying to guess which one to watch first. Let us make it easy for you. Here are our top ten picks for the week.

 

Ozark

 

Watch now: Netflix


TV Series


IMDb: 8.5


Crime / Drama / Thriller


Ozark is an American crime drama streaming television series created by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams for Netflix and produced by MRC Television and Aggregate Films.


The series stars Jason Bateman and Laura Linney as Marty and Wendy Byrde, a married couple who move their family to the Lake of the Ozarks for money laundering.



Bateman also serves as a director and executive producer for the series. The first season was released on July 21, 2017; the second season was released on August 31, 2018, and the third season was released on March 27, 2020.


The first three seasons are ten episodes each. In June 2020, the series was renewed for a fourth and final season consisting of fourteen episodes split into two parts; the first part was released on January 21, 2022, while the second was released on April 29, 2022.


 

Heartstopper

 

TV Series


Drama / Romance


IMDb: 9


Watch now: Netflix



Heartstopper is a British coming-of-age romance streaming television series developed for Netflix based on the webcomic and graphic novel of the same name by Alice Oseman.


Starring Kit Connor and Joe Locke, it tells the story of Charlie Spring, a gay schoolboy who falls in love with someone he sits next to in his new form, Nick Nelson, while also exploring the lives of Charlie and Nick's friends: Tao, Elle and Isaac.


 

MasterChef Australia

 

TV Series Reality TV IMDb: 8.2 Watch now: Disney+ Hotstar

MasterChef Australia is an Australian competitive cooking game show based on the original British MasterChef. It is produced by Shine Australia and screens on Network 10.


Restaurateur and chef Gary Mehigan, chef George Calombaris and food critic Matt Preston served as the show's main judges until 2019, when they were replaced by Series 4 winner and chef Andy Allen, food critic Melissa Leong, and restaurateur and chef Jock Zonfrillo.

 

Special Ops 1.5

 

TV Series Action / Crime / Drama IMDb: 8.6

Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story is an Indian Hindi-language action espionage thriller streaming television series created and directed by Neeraj Pandey for Disney+ Hotstar.


The series is set inside the Special Ops Universe and stars Kay Kay Menon as the titular Himmat Singh. The series premiered on 12 November 2021.

 

Special OPS

 

TV Series Action / Crime / Thriller IMDb: 8.8 Watch now: Disney+ Hotstar

Special Ops is an Indian Hindi-language action espionage thriller web series for Hotstar Specials created and directed by Neeraj Pandey, with Shivam Nair serving the credits for co-direction.


Pandey also produced the series under his Friday Storytellers, a division of his production house, for providing content to the digital medium.


It stars Kay Kay Menon as Himmat Singh, a member of Research and Analysis Wing, forms a team of five agents, in order to track down a person, who is the mastermind of the terror attacks which took place in India.

 

Snowdrop

 

TV Series Crime / Drama / Romance IMDb: 9 Watch now: Disney+ Hotstar

Snowdrop (Korean: 설강화; Hanja: 雪降花; RR: Seolganghwa) is a South Korean television series starring Jung Hae-in, Jisoo, Yoo In-na, Jang Seung-jo, Yoon Se-ah, Kim Hye-yoon, and Jung Yoo-jin.


It aired on JTBC from December 18, 2021, to January 30, 2022, every Saturday and Sunday at 22:30 (KST) for 16 episodes.

 

Rocket Boys

 

TV Series Drama / History IMDb: 9.3 Watch now: Sony Liv

Rocket Boys is an Indian Hindi-language Biographical streaming television series on SonyLIV. The Series is based on the lives of Homi J. Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai.


Directed by Abhay Pannu and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur, Monisha Advani, and Madhu Bhojwani under the banner Roy Kapur Films and Emmay Entertainment respectively.


The series stars Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh along with Regina Cassandra.


 

Formula 1: Drive to Survive

 

TV Series

IMDb RATING: 8.7

Documentary / Sport

WATCH on: Netflix


Formula 1: Drive to Survive is a documentary series produced in a collaboration between Netflix and Formula One to give a behind-the-scenes look at the drivers and races of the Formula One World Championship.





The first season covering the 2018 World Championship premiered on 8 March 2019, the second season covering the 2019 World Championship premiered on 28 February 2020, and the third season covering the 2020 World Championship premiered on 19 March 2021. A fourth season covering the 2021 World Championship is scheduled to premiere on 11 March 2022. DISNEY+ HOTSTAR

 

POSE

 

IMDb: 8.6 GENRE: Drama Pose is an American drama television series about New York City's African-American and Latino LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming drag ball culture scene in the 1980s, early 1990s in the second season, and the mid-to-late 1990s in the third season.

Featured characters are dancers and models, who compete for trophies and recognition in this underground culture and who support one another in a network of chosen families known as Houses.

Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals, the series aired from June 3, 2018, to June 6, 2021, on FX. It stars an ensemble cast including Evan Peters, Kate Mara, James Van Der Beek, Mj Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Billy Porter, Indya Moore, Ryan Jamaal Swain, Charlayne Woodard, Hailie Sahar, Angelica Ross, Angel Bismark Curiel, Dyllón Burnside, Sandra Bernhard, and Jason A. Rodriguez.

The first season was met with critical acclaim and subsequently received numerous award nominations including the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for Billy Porter.

In 2019, Porter was awarded the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – the first openly gay black man to be nominated for and win in an Emmy lead acting category. The series was nominated for Outstanding Drama Series at the same ceremony.

The second season premiered on June 11, 2019, to further acclaim. The third and final season premiered on May 2, 2021, and concluded on June 6, 2021, to critical acclaim.

 

LOKI

 

IMDb: 8.9 GENRE: Action, Adventure, Fantasy Loki is an American television series created by Michael Waldron for the streaming service Disney+, based on Marvel Comics featuring the character of the same name. Set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), it shares continuity with the films of the franchise and takes place after the events of the film Avengers: Endgame (2019), in which an alternate version of Loki created a new timeline.

Loki is produced by Marvel Studios, with Waldron serving as head writer and Kate Herron directing for the first season.

Tom Hiddleston reprises his role as Loki from the film series, with Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Wunmi Mosaku, Eugene Cordero, Tara Strong, Owen Wilson, Sophia Di Martino, and Sasha Lane also starring. By September 2018, Marvel Studios was developing a number of limited series for Disney+, centered on supporting characters from the MCU films. A series featuring Hiddleston as Loki was confirmed in November 2018. Waldron was hired in February 2019, and Herron had joined by that August. Filming began in January 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia, but was halted in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Production resumed that September and completed in December.


Loki premiered on June 9, 2021, and its first season will consist of six episodes. It is part of Phase Four of the MCU. The season has received positive reviews, with praise for the performances and visuals. A second season is in development.

 

GRAHAN

 

IMDb: 8.8 GENRE: Action, Drama, Thriller It's 1984 - a tender love story succumbs to the anti-Sikh riots. It's 2016 - IPS officer Amrita Singh uncovers a secret connecting that past to her present.

 

DAVE

 

IMDb: 8.4 GENRE: Comedy, Music Dave is an American comedy television series that premiered on FXX on March 4, 2020, co-created by rapper/comedian Lil Dicky, who plays the titular character, and Jeff Schaffer.

Kevin Hart and Greg Mottola form part of the production team for the series. Mottola also directed several episodes of the first season. On May 11, 2020, the series was renewed for second season. Lil Dicky's real-life hype-man GaTa, plays himself. GaTa, in the TV series and in real-life, lives with bipolar disorder. The second season premiered on June 16, 2021.

 

GODFATHER OF HARLEM

 

IMDb: 8 GENRE: Crime, Drama Godfather of Harlem is an American crime drama television series which premiered on September 29, 2019, on Epix. The series is written by Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, and stars Forest Whitaker as 1960s New York City gangster Bumpy Johnson.

Whitaker is also executive producer alongside Nina Yang Bongiovi, James Acheson, John Ridley and Markuann Smith. Chris Brancato acts as showrunner. On February 12, 2020, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on April 18, 2021.

A docu-series based on the series titled By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of Godfather of Harlem premiered on November 8, 2020. AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

 

THE GRAND TOUR

 

IMDb: 8.7 GENRE: Comedy, Talk-Show

The Grand Tour is a British motoring television series, created by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May, and Andy Wilman, made for Amazon exclusively for its online streaming service Amazon Prime Video, and premiered on 18 November 2016. The programme was conceived in the wake of the departure of Clarkson, Hammond, May and Wilman from the BBC series Top Gear and was originally contracted with 36 episodes over three years.

When the programme was launched, it followed a similar format to that of Top Gear between 2016 and 2019, including car reviews and timed laps, motoring challenges and races, studio segments, and celebrity guests, with the team using a studio within a large tent during this time; in its first series, the tent was located at different locations across the globe, before taking a fixed site within the Cotswolds.

Episodes were released weekly to Amazon Prime Video accounts, and repeats of the first series were made available on traditional broadcasters in late 2017. At the conclusion of the third series, the production team switched out of this format, and towards a focus on producing special motoring films for future series, with episodes released at select intervals.

The Grand Tour is released to viewers across more than 195 countries and territories, attracting favourable viewing figures since its premiere episode, and receiving positive reviews from critics. A video game based on the programme, entitled The Grand Tour Game, was released 15 January 2019. In July 2019, executive producer Andy Wilman announced that he and the production crew had extended their contracts with Amazon for two additional years.

 

HOSTEL DAZE

 

IMDb: 8.6 GENRE: Comedy, Drama

Hostel Daze is an Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama streaming television miniseries created Saurabh Khanna and Abhishek Yadav. Directed Raghav Subbu, it stars Adarsh Gourav, Luv, Shubham Gaur, Nikhil Vijay and Ahsaas Channa in lead roles. Hostel Daze premiered on Amazon Prime Video on 13 December 2019. The series contains total 5 episode of 30 minute each.

 

CLARKSON'S FARM

 

IMDb: 9.3 GENRE: Documentary Clarkson's Farm is a television documentary series about Jeremy Clarkson and his farm in the Cotswolds. It was first broadcast by Amazon Prime Video in 2021.

 

THE HANDMAID'S TALE

 

IMDb: 8.4 GENRE: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller The Handmaid's Tale is an American dystopian tragedy television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. The series was ordered by the streaming service Hulu as a straight-to-series order of 10 episodes, for which production began in late 2016. The plot features a dystopia following a Second American Civil War wherein a totalitarian society subjects fertile women, called "Handmaids", to child-bearing slavery.


The first three episodes of the series premiered on April 26, 2017; the subsequent seven episodes were released every Wednesday. In July 2019, the series was renewed for a fourth season, which premiered on April 27, 2021. In September 2019, it was announced that Hulu and MGM were developing a sequel series, to be based on Atwood's 2019 novel The Testaments. In December 2020, ahead of the fourth season premiere, the series was renewed for a fifth season.

The Handmaid's Tale's first season won eight Primetime Emmy Awards from 13 nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series. It is the first show produced by Hulu to win a major award as well as the first series on a streaming service to win an Emmy for Outstanding Series.

It also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama. Elisabeth Moss was also awarded the Golden Globe for Best Actress.

 

THE REVENANT

 

IMDb: 8 GENRE: Action, Adventure, Drama

The Revenant is a 2015 American epic Revisionist Western film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. The screenplay by Mark L. Smith and Iñárritu is based in part on Michael Punke's 2002 novel of the same name, which describes frontiersman Hugh Glass's experiences in 1823; that novel is, in turn, based on the 1915 poem The Song of Hugh Glass. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson and Will Poulter. In August 2001 Akiva Goldsman purchased Punke's manuscript. Iñárritu signed on to direct The Revenant in August 2011; in April 2014, after several delays due to other projects, Iñárritu confirmed that he was beginning work on The Revenant and that DiCaprio would play the lead role.

Principal photography began in October 2014. Location and crew concerns delayed the production of the film from May to August 2015. The Revenant premiered at the TCL Chinese Theatre on December 16, 2015. It had a limited release on December 25 and a wide release on January 8, 2016. The film was a blockbuster, grossing $533 million worldwide. It received mostly positive reviews, with praise for the performances, particularly from DiCaprio and Hardy, Iñárritu's direction, and Lubezki's cinematography; however, there was slight criticism for its runtime. It won three Golden Globe Awards and five BAFTA Awards, including Best Film at both shows. At the 88th Academy Awards, the film received 12 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Hardy).