Streaming Now: Sidharth Malhotra-Rashmika Mandanna in Mission Majnu, Rakul Preet’s Chhatriwali and More

Last Update: January 20, 2023, 20:29 IST

Sidharth Malhotra-Rashmika Mandanna starrer Mission Majnu, Rakul Preet Singh's Chhatriwali are among the new films releasing on OTT this week.

Sidharth Malhotra-Rashmika Mandanna starrer Mission Majnu, Rakul Preet Singh’s Chhatriwali are among the new films releasing on OTT this week.

Sidharth Malhotra-Rashmika Mandanna starrer Mission Majnu is a spy thriller, while Rakul Preet Singh’s film Chhatriwali is a social comedy.

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Sidharth Malhotra’s espionage-thriller Mission Majnu sees him in the role of an Indian intelligence operative. The film, set in the 1970s and based on true events, examines one of India’s most notable historical missions. Rashmika Mandanna plays Siddharth’s wife in the film which released today on OTT. Chhatriwali, starring Rakul Preet Singh, talks about spreading awareness about safe sex and the importance of sex education. The social comedy is now streaming on ZEE5.

Here are more details about this week’s releases:

Mission Majnu (Netflix)

The thriller stars Sidharth Malhotra as Amandeep Singh, an Indian spy who is given the mission to find Pakistan’s nuclear weapons facility, dubbed as ‘India’s deadliest mission’. To hide his identity as an Indian spy, Siddharth works as a tailor and marries a Pakistani blind girl played by Rashmika Mandanna. Eventually he falls in love with his wife and hence, the title of the film is Mission Majnu, which is also the codename of his covert operation. Rashmika Mandanna’s second Hindi release after Alvida. Mission Majnu is the directorial debut of Shantanu Bagchi and produced by Ronnie Screwvala, Amar Butala and Garima Mehta.

Chhatriwali (ZEE5)

Directed by Tejas Prabha Vijay Deoskar and set in Karnal, the film revolves around Sanya Dhingra (Rakul Preet Singh) – a chemistry teacher, who receives an offer from Ratan Lamba (Satish Kaushik) to become the quality control head at his condom company. Yes, she plays a hesitant role because of the taboos and perception associated with a product. Initially, Rakul is shy about her work, but gradually she understood its importance. She understands the relevance of sex education and takes the responsibility of spreading awareness. The film further talks about the barriers surrounding male contraceptives and safe sex. It also stars Sumeet Vyas as Rakul’s husband and Rajesh Tailang as a school teacher who cannot understand why it is important to teach teenagers about safe sex.

Spider-Man (Homecoming)

The film, directed by Jon Watts, premiered on January 17 on Prime Video. Starring Tom Holland as Peter Parker, the web-slinging superhero follows his story as he begins his journey as Spider-Man. Peter Parker is drafted into the Avengers by Stark to help with an internal dispute in Berlin, but resumes his studies at the Midtown School of Science and technology When Stark tells him that he is not yet ready to become a full Avenger. Parker quits his school’s academic decathlon team in order to spend more time focusing on his crime-fighting activities as Spider-Man. His best friend, Ned, eventually discovers his secret identity.

Blade Runner 2049 (Amazon Prime Video)

The action-drama Blade Runner 2049 revolves around Kay, played by actor Ryan Gosling, who uncovers a long-buried secret thirty years after Blade Runner 1982 that could plunge what’s left of society into chaos. Is. His search leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for thirty years. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, the film stars Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, and Jared Leto. the premiere of the film will be Amazon Prime The video is of 20 January.

Leopard Skin (Lionsgate Play)

Leopard Skin revolves around a criminal gang that is forced to hide out in a remote beachside estate where two attractive women live in Playa Perdida, Mexico. Dark and humorous complications arise when dinner guests join them. When all of them are taken hostage, murderous secrets, cold-hearted betrayals and shocking desires come to the surface as everyone awaits their fate.

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