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Get ready to binge-watch your favourite shows and movies on OTT platforms: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Zee5, and Disney+ Hotstar among others.

Searching for movies and shows to watch this week? Here is a guide to the top films and web series released on OTT platforms this week. From Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight to Ajay Devgan’s thriller drama Drishyam 2, we provide you with what is available for your entertainment this week.

Top 5 Movies/Web Series To Watch On Weekend

Below is a list of the movies and web series releasing this weekend.

1. Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight

Release: January 12

Platform: Netflix

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Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight is back with the sequel to entertain the audience again. The show resumes from the previous plot where Po and his friends are in search of the legendary Tianshang weapons. Get ready to witness another adventurous ride with Po and friends with the hope to find weapons to defeat the evil character.

2. The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House

Release: January 12

Platform: Netflix

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The Japanese television show The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House follows the journey of two friends who move to Kyoto city to pursue their dreams of becoming maiko- a job of performing songs, dances and playing traditional Japanese instruments for customers during banquets and parties.

However, they decide to pursue different careers as they come across distinct ideas under the same roof. The heartwarming show is currently streaming on Netflix.

3. Dog Gone

Release: January 13

Platform: Netflix

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Helmed by Stephen Herek, Dog Gone is a story about a father and son who are on a mission to find their beloved dog when he goes missing. Based on true incidents, the heartwarming tale depicts how the duo father-son repairs their broken relationship while searching for their pet.

4. Trial By Fire

Release: January 13

Platform: Netflix

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Inspired by Neelam Krishnamoorthy and Shekhar Krishnamoorthy’s bestseller book Trial by Fire: The Tragic Tale of the Uphaar Fire Tragedy, the upcoming Netflix series featuring Abhay Deol and Rajshri Deshpande showcases the 1997 tragedy where a fire took over the Uphaar Cinema in Delhi.

The show also stars Rajesh Tailang, Ashish Vidyarthi, Anupam Kher, Ratna Pathak, Shilpa Shukla and Shardul Bharadwaj in key roles.

5. Drishyam 2

Release: January 13

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

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After the massive success of the first instalment, the Hindi crime thriller Drishyam returns with a sequel. The official Hindi remake of the 2013 Malayalam film of the same name, and the sequel to the 2015 crime drama Drishyam, Ajay Devgn and Tabu starrer is set to have a digital release on January 13, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

Enjoy the weekend binge-watching your favourite shows and movies on various OTT platforms.

By Ocean Rana

Research Scholar/ Content Writer; Assistant Professor at SAGE University, Indore

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