Pushpa The Rise, Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, The Tender Bar: What to watch this weekend?

COVID-19 It might have kept us inside our homes again this weekend but OTT has served our entertainment needs. Three must-have movies on your watch list this week. Ayushmann Khurrana-Vaani Kapoor-starrer Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, on Netflix, is set to deliver a lot of drama and a great message. on amazon prime video, Allu ArjunKi Pushpa has knocked on the small screen, which has created quite a stir in the theatres. Finally, The Tender Bar directed by George Clooney is one for drama enthusiasts, but don’t expect much from this Ben Affleck starrer.

Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui: Netflix

Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui released in theaters in December 2021.

The Ayushmann Khurrana and Vaani Kapoor film, which released in theaters in December, is now streaming on Netflix. Helmed by Abhishek Kapoor, the romantic drama revolves around a weightlifter Manu (Khurana) and Zumba teacher Maanvi Brar (Kapoor). The two fall in love but when the truth about Maanvi’s sexuality comes to light, problems start in their heaven.

Read the review of Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui here.

Pushpa: The Rise: Amazon Prime Video

Allu Arjun Allu Arjun as Pushpa. (Photo: GTelefilms/Twitter)

The action-thriller starring Allu Arjun, Rashmika Mandanna and Fahadh Faasil is still going strong in theatres. But if you are hesitant to go to a theater in between coronavirus Case in point, the film is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. indianexpress.com Film critic Manoj Kumar R praised Allu Arjun’s performance and wrote in his 3-star review, “Allu Arjun walks away from the film with his strong performance. He embraces his deglamorized look and delivers a memorable performance. He also tickles our awkward bone with his bromance with his sidekick.

Read the review of Pushpa: The Rise here.

Jail: Amazon Prime Video

GV Prakash Kumar starrer Jail, starring Vasant Balan, released in theaters on December 9, 2020. The action-crime-thriller could not impress the critics but if you are a fan of GV Prakash Kumar then you can watch Jail for his performance. ,

Kaun Banegi Shikharwati: ZEE5

kaun banegi shikharwati Naseeruddin Shah in a still from Kaun Banegi Shikharwati. (Photo: ZEE5)

How do you get a great cast together and then make a bad show? Watch Kaun Banega Shikharvati and get your answer. It stars Naseeruddin Shah, Soha Ali Khan, Lara Dutta, Kritika Kamra and Ananya Singh in lead roles. If you are still interested, Kaun Banega Shikharvati is about an elderly king who decides to recall his four different daughters so that he can give his palace to one of them. But how does he decide who will get the palace? Through a range of sports including table tennis, chess, cooking, and more.

Read the review of Kaun Banegi Shikharwati here.

Polite politician Nograj: Voot Select

The 10-episode Kannada comedy series revolves around Nograj, a corrupt and chaotic politician who embarks on an exciting journey from being an MLA to the most coveted post in Karnataka – that of Chief Minister. It stars Danish Sait, Prakash Belawadi, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Tiku Talsania, Disha Madan, Varun Thakur, Shalini Narayan and Vijay Chandur.

Vale: Amazon Prime Video

The Hindi remake of the 2019 Telugu film, Brochevaruvarura, Vale follows three best friends who plan to kidnap the daughter of their school principal, but their plan goes awry when she actually gets kidnapped. And the blame falls on them. In parallel, there is an aspiring director narrating a script to an established actor. At one point, the two stories collide. Backed by Ajay Devgan, the film stars Karan Deol in the lead role. It also stars Abhay Deol, Mouni Roy and Anya Singh.

Ambarivu: Disney+ Hotstar

The Tamil drama Ambarivu is directed by Ashwin Ram. The official description of the film reads, “What happens when two worlds meet? The separated twins Anbu and Arivu grow up in two worlds, one full of blood stains and vengeance and the other full of wisdom and peace. Anbu and Arivu are forced to leave their world. Will they be able to survive the challenges of their new world?” It includes hiphop Tamiza Aadhi, Kashmera Pardeshi, and Shivani Rajasekhar, among others.

Tender Bar: Amazon Prime Video

The Tender Bar is a coming-of-age story directed by George Clooney. It is based on JR Mohringer’s 2005 memoir of the same name. It centers around a young boy (Ty Sheridan) who seeks a replacement for his father, a New York City disc jockey who disappeared before his son could speak his first words. He finds solace in his uncle, played by Ben Affleck. The film also stars Daniel Ranieri, Lily Rabe and Christopher Lloyd. Tender Bar has received mixed reviews from critics, with a rating of 50% on Rotten Tomatoes.