New Delhi: Fantasy films have captivated audiences for decades, offering a unique escape from reality in an imaginative and often mystical world. From epic battles to magical creatures, these tales of adventure and wonder take viewers beyond their wildest dreams. With stunning visual effects and powerful performances, fantasy films captivate and inspire audiences of all ages. To further explore the fantasy genre, here is a list of 5 films that you cannot miss, and watch on OTT this week.
1. Fireflies: Parth and Jugnu [ZEE5]
‘Fireflies – Parth and Jugnu’ centers around Parth [played by Meet Mukhi]a half-dead fourteen-year-old who meets a firefly [played by Aekam Binjwe], Bheem a mysterious child from the haunted forest of Mukteshwar and together they embark on a journey filled with action-packed adventures, self-discovery and bedtime stories. Shot in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, this coming-of-age series explores emotions like teenage friendship, exploration, mythology and life lessons of good versus evil. With a mix of VFX, animation, magic and a great story, the series can be streamed on ZEE5.
2. Kartikeya 2 [ZEE5]
Directed by Chandu Mondeti, the sequel narrates the challenges Dr. Kartikeya faces and his efforts to overcome them by revealing the hidden truths in ancient Indian mythology. While searching for a legendary artifact, he not only faces some of the most challenging obstacles he has ever encountered, but he also discovers a secret that has the potential to change the entire course of human history. Starring Nikhil Siddharth, Anupama Parameswaran and Anupam Kher in lead roles, the film is available to stream on ZEE5.
3. Brahmastra [Disney+ Hotstar]
The film follows the journey of Shiva [played by Ranbir Kapoor], a young man who discovers that he has supernatural powers and belongs to a secret society of guardians while on the verge of falling in love. It also stars Alia Bhatt and Amitabh Bachchan. From a unique story to promising to be a visual spectacle, this film is a must watch.
4. Hawaii [Amazon Prime Video]
The Ayushmann Khurrana starrer set in the pre-independence era of 1895 Bombay, based on the life of Shivkar Bapuji Talpade, an Indian scientist who is credited with building India’s first unmanned aircraft, is a story of the hardships Through the journey to find who they went. Now watch this spectacle.
5. Tooth Fairy [Netflix]
The series follows the story of a rebellious vampire who breaks the rules of her own clan and falls in love with a shy, faint-hearted, yet sleazy dentist. Set in the city of joy, Kolkata, the series promises a ‘love bite’ for all the lovers of romantic comedies too. The series promises a lot of supernatural elements which will keep you engrossed.
So, sit back, relax, and prepare to be taken to a world of magic and wonder.