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From drama to superheroes: What’s not to miss on OTT this week

Netflix's ‘Jupiter's Legacy’ is one of the most anticipated series this year


MUMBAI: As we welcome a new month, OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+Hotstar have prepared a fresh vat of content to enthral viewers and assert their dominance in the highly competitive video streaming space. Post the Covid2019 outbreak, these OTT giants have found their market among Indian audiences too, and the trend is likely to continue, as people have started confining to their households due to the pandemic's second wave. 

Indiantelevision.com presents you with a list of the five most anticipated movies set to land on OTT platforms in India this week. 

Selena: The Series, Part 02 (Netflix)

It was in December 2020 that Netflix grabbed the eyeballs of the viewers with Selena: The Series, which paid homage to the best Latin American female artist to have ever walked this Earth, Selena Quintanilla-Pérez. And now, the streamer is back with part 02 of the series, and it will be premiered on 4 May 2021. 

The first part of the series depicted Selina's unending love for music and her career's humble beginning. Part 02 of the series will begin from where the first part ended. The upcoming edition of the series will also revolve around Selena's breakout from Los Dinos and her rise to stardom as a solo artist. 

Selena: The Series is created by Moisés Zamora. The series has Christian Serratos playing the role of Selena, while the supporting star cast includes, Gabriel Chavarria, Ricardo Chavira, Noemi Gonzalez, and Seidy López. 

Robot and Frank (Amazon Prime Video)

Robot and Frank is a highly acclaimed Hollywood movie that was originally released in 2012. As Indian audiences may not have watched this classic film, Amazon Prime Video is releasing this movie on their platform on 9 May. Directed by Jake Schreier, the film revolves around the story of an old man who befriends a robot. 

Set in the near future, Robot and Frank narrate the story of Frank Weld, an aging jewel thief who gets a robot from his son to help him in his household activities. Even though Frank hates the robot at the first sight, he soon understands that the machine can be used to revive his career as a cat burglar. 

Acclaimed actor Frank Langella has played the role of jewel thief Frank in this movie. The supporting star cast includes Susan Sarandon, Peter Sarsgaard, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, and Jeremy Strong. 

Girl from Nowhere, Season 2 (Netflix)

It was in 2018 that the first season of Girl from Nowhere had its release on GMM 25, a Thai television channel. As the series gained worldwide attention, Netflix too streamed the first season on their platform. And now, the second season of Girl from Nowhere is all set to hook audiences from 7 May 2021. 

The second season of Girl from Nowhere also revolves around the life of Nanno, who has the ability to expose everyone's different stories of hypocrisy. 

Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele (Disney+Hotstar)

Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele will be premiered on Disney+Hotstar on 9 May. The film features, Anshuman Jha and Zareen Khan in lead roles. In this film, Anshuman and Zareen will be seen playing the roles of homosexual characters. 

Directed by Harish Vyas, the film revolves around a road trip from Delhi to Himachal Pradesh, and during this trip, the lead characters in this movie discover their love hidden in friendship. 

Jupiter's Legacy (Netflix)

Jupiter's Legacy is a superhero series that will be premiered on Netflix on 07 May. The series based on the comic book series by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely, stars Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels, Leslie Bibb, Elena Kampouris, Andrew Horton, Mike Wade, and Matt Lanter in the lead roles. 

Jupiter's Legacy revolves around the story of a group of people who gained superpowers in the 1930s. Now, they are old guards, but things take an unexpected turn when their children struggle to live up to the legendary feats of their parents. 

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