A new weekend means new streaming recommendations to come, carefully curated by us. Whatever your mood for this week, there should be something on our list to suit everyone.
The fame game
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Available on Netflix, “The Fame Game” is a family drama that marks Madhuri Dixit’s digital debut. Apart from the Bollywood star, the ensemble cast also includes Sanjay Kapoor, Manav Kaul, Suhasini Mulay, Lakshvir Saran and Muskkaan Jaferi in prominent roles. Directed by Bejoy Nambiar and Karishma Kohli, and produced by Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Entertainment, Madhuri stars as Bollywood icon Anamika Anand in the series.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
This Amazon Prime drama series has won numerous awards in the past, including several Emmy nominations for Rachel Brosnahan, who plays the lead role. “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” is a 1950s comedy that follows the title heroine on New York’s Upper West Side. She is married to the “perfect” spouse, has two children and lives in a nice house. She discovers a hidden talent for stand-up when everything seems to be going perfectly for her. New episodes of the fourth season are now available.
Weightlifting fairy Kim Bok-Joo (nicknamed in Bengali)
The first six episodes of popular Korean romantic comedy series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo,” directed by Hyung-jong, are currently airing on Chorki. The show was well received by K-drama fans in Bangladesh, and now people can enjoy it in Bengali.
The latest film from Sanya Malhotra, Vikrant Massey and Bobby Deol is stark, glossy noir. With honor killing at its heart, it presents the story of Sanya and Vikrant who are in the crosshairs after leaving religious lines for love. Bobby Deol’s Dagar is hired to find the couple and kill them. Directed by Shanker Raman, the film is financed by Shah Rukh Khan and Drishyam Films. It was released on ZEE5 on February 25.
one of us is lying
Detention brings together five disparate high school students, but a murder – and secrets – keep them together as a cat-and-mouse murder mystery unfolds. Watch “One of Us Is Lying,” based on Karen M. McManus’ New York Times bestselling novel of the same name, on Netflix.