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From Army of the Dead to Solos: Five must-watch OTT shows to enjoy this week

Disney+Hotstar has no major releases this week.

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Mumbai: Post the coronavirus outbreak, the OTT platforms in India have witnessed a rapid surge in popularity. As people remained confined to their homes, they turned to the streaming platforms to binge watch some of their favourite shows and films. With the second wave of pandemic ravaging the country, the restrictions on movement will continue and so, will the influx of new viewers on these platforms.

Indiantelevision.com presents you with a list of five most-anticipated movies and shows that audiences can watch this week on the OTT platforms.

Army of the Dead (Netflix) 

After the mammoth success of Justice League: Snyder's Cut, acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker Zack Snyder is revisiting his favourite zombie genre with Army of the Dead. Starring Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighofer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, and Tig Notaro in the lead roles, this film will be premiered on Netflix on 21 May. 

Apart from the stellar Hollywood star cast, Indian actress Huma Qureshi is also playing a crucial role in this film. Army of the Dead is set in the backdrop of a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas. As the entire city is quarantined, a group of mercenaries plans the greatest heist ever to secure their lives. 

Sardar Ka Grandson (Netflix)

Bollywood movie Sardar Ka Grandson will have its premiere on Netflix on 18 May. Directed by Kaashvie Nair, this romantic drama stars Arjun Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh, and Neena Gupta in lead roles, while Bollywood superstar John Abraham and Aditi Rao Hydari will be seen playing extended cameos. 

The film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Divya Khosla Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani, Nikkhil Advani, and John Abraham under the banners T-Series, Emmay Entertainment, and JA Entertainment.

Solos (Amazon Prime Video)

Produced by Amazon Studios, Solos is an American anthology drama directed by David Weil, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Zach Braff, and Tiffany Johnson. The seven-episode series is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 21 May. 

Solos has an ensemble star cast that includes Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren, Uzo Aduba, Anthony Mackie, Constance Wu, Dan Stevens, and Nicole Beharie. 

Who Killed Sara (Netflix)

It was on 24 March that Netflix premiered the first season of Who Killed Sara. In an unexpected move, the OTT giant is now all set to premiere the second season of Who Killed Sara on 19 May. 

The first season of Who Killed Sara took the audience on a lurid journey through the dark underground of the powerful Lazcano family, and the second season is expected to begin from where the first season ended. 

Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous: Season 3 (Netflix)

The much-anticipated third season of the animated series Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous will premiere on Netflix on 21 May. The series which won the award for Outstanding Achievement for Animated Effects at the 48th Annie Awards is expected to offer an ultimate visual treat to young audiences in the nation. 

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