Maamla Legal Hai, Sunflower Season 2, Shōgun and More: New OTT Releases for Weekend Binge-Watch

Mar2,2024



For this week's new OTT release recommendations, we have a comic courtroom drama, a murder mystery, historical sagas and a crime documentary. The first is Netflix's Ravi Kishan starrer Maasal Legal, which is set in Patparganj District Court, where strange cases come to light. Given that the show is based on true events, it offers an interesting glimpse into our legal framework. Next in line is Sunil Grover's Sunflower Season 2, which introduces new characters to add more mystery and layers to the plot. Grover was highly appreciated for his work in the first season. Next up is Disney+Hotstar's Shogun, which will take you to 17th century feudal Japan where an English sailor is shipwrecked.

Another great pick could be Ridley Scott's Napoleon, where Joaquin Phoenix plays the French emperor of the same name. Since the film is nominated for Oscars for visual effects, production design, and costume design, it's safe to assume it will be a visual delight. Napoleon, which was first released in theaters in November last year, is now available to stream on Apple TV+. For documentary buffs, Netflix has two: The Indrani Mukherjee Story: Buried Truth, based on Mumbai's infamous Sheena Bora murder case, and American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders, where an investigative journalist uncovers a political conspiracy. There are details of the mysterious death. Emerged decades later.

Internationally, almost all major releases are in the Korean language, including The Impossible Heir, Wonderful World and My Name Is Lo Kiwan. Take a look at our picks for what to stream this weekend. Blissful binge-watching!

When: Streaming now

Where: Netflix

If you want to watch a light-hearted comedy, then Ravi Kishan starrer Maisaal Legal Hai might be it. The eight-part series will introduce you to the bizarre legal cases of East Delhi's Patparganj District Court, inspired by true events. From a foul-mouthed parrot to an inmate pleading to start a family, expect ample absurdity in the show.

Here Ravi Kishan plays the role of a prominent lawyer who aspires to become the President of the Bar Association and is always looking for loopholes in the legal system. When an ambitious Harvard University graduate (Nella Grewal) joins the court, things take a farcical turn. (And if words like Harvard and courtroom have tipped you off into the world of suits, umm… come on… it's Patparganj, not New York! However, one of the characters definitely mimics Donna Paulson's spontaneity Trying to.)

sunflower season 2

When: Streaming now

Where: ZEE5

In the first season, Mr. Kapoor of the Sunflower Society is found dead in his washroom, prompting an investigation. While the police were trying their best to blame Sunil Grover's character for this crime, nothing could be proved. In the second season, you will meet bar dancer Rosie Mehta (Adah Sharma), the alleged mistress of the deceased, whose name is in the former's will. As the plot thickens, it becomes difficult to catch the real culprit. Sunil Grover has again done a great job.

napoleon

when now

Where: Apple TV+

The Oscar-nominated biopic has finally made its OTT debut. This historical drama highlights the turbulent life of French emperor and military commander Napoleon Bonaparte. The film takes you through the French Revolution and the remarkable Napoleonic Wars, depicting the rise and fall of the leader.

Joaquin Phoenix (Joker) does an impressive job of portraying the historical figure. Expect lots of epic battle scenes, gorgeous sets, political references, and cool costumes. In addition to textbook facts about Napoleon's superiority and military techniques, the film also explores his difficult relationship with Empress Josephine.

Indrani Mukherjee's story: the hidden truth

When: Streaming now

Where: Netflix

Although the crime documentary was scheduled to release last week, its premiere was put on hold after the CBI requested the Bombay High Court. The series has now been approved by the court and has hit the digital screens. It revolves around the shocking murder case of 25-year-old Sheena Bora in 2012, where the main murder suspects were her mother Indrani Mukherjee, her mother's driver and her stepfather Peter Mukherjee. All three were accused of kidnapping Sheena, murdering her and later burning her body.

### Shogun

when now

Where: Disney+Hotstar

An adventurous English sailor is shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s and soon finds himself caught up in political turmoil involving the shogunate, factions, rivals, and disgraced samurai. Here, the heir to the deceased leader is very young and is looked after by a council of five kings. This ten-part series is based on James Clavell's 1,000-plus-page best-selling 1975 novel, which was previously adapted into a 1980 limited series. Expect lots of thrill and action.

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