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South movies releasing on OTT in August: Navarasa to Netrikann, check out the list of films streaming THIS month

The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has severely disrupted almost all walks of life including filmdom. While several filmmakers are eagerly waiting for theatres to open, many are now opting for the OTT platforms to release their movies. Many fans, especially from the South region, are not really happy with the online releases of the films. For instance, fans were really upset when Venkatesh Daggubati starrer Narappa was released on an OTT platform.

On the other hand, some fans are appreciating the movie releases as they can finally enjoy watching their favorite stars. They are also welcoming online streaming considering the limited options of Entertainment. If you are a movie junkie and want to know which movies from the South region will release this month, then you are at the right place. Today we have listed all major Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu movies that will stream this August.

South movies releasing on OTT in August

1. Navarasa (Tamil)

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Navarasa, which is a 9-story anthology, is one of the most-awaited movies of the year, as the movie involves some of the most sought-after filmmakers from the Tamil movie industry. For the unversed, the movie will be presented by none other than Mani Ratnam and the anthology will showcase human emotions like anger, courage, fear, and peace among others. Directors such as Arvind Swami, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Karthik Subbaraj, Priyadarshan, and Vasanth S Sai among others are part of the anthology.

Release Date: August 6
OTT Platform: Netflix

2. Kuruthi (Malayalam)

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Kuruthi, which is a Malayalam thriller, is another most-anticipated movie. Helmed by Manu Warrier, the entertainer is penned by Anish Pallyal and produced by Supriya Menon under the banner of Prithviraj Productions. The movie features actors such as Roshan Mathew, Murali Gopy, Mamukkoya, Naslen, Sagar Surya and Navas Vallikkunnu among others.

Release Date: August 11
OOT platform: Amazon Prime

3. Netrikann (Tamil)

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Tamil movie Netrikann is a remake of a Korean movie named Blind. Helmed by Milind Rau, the film stars Nayanthara, Ajmal Ameer and Manikandan in pivotal roles. The movie will also be available in Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam languages. The horror drama is produced by Nayanthara’s beau and filmmaker Vignesh Shivan under the banner of Rowdy pictures.

Release Date: August 13
OOT platform: Disney+ Hotstar

4. Ayngaran (Tamil)

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Just like several other moviemakers, Ravi Arasu helmed movie has also taken the OTT route. The thriller, which revolves around an engineer and his inventions is all set to release on Sony Liv. The social drama features musician-turned-actor GV Prakash Kumar and Mahima Nambiar in the lead roles. The movie also includes Kaali Venkat, Hareesh Peradi and Aruldoss among others.

Release Date: August 13
OOT platform: Sony Liv

5. Vivaha Bhojanambu (Telugu)

Vivaha Bhojanambu
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This movie too has been added to the long list of South films that will skip theatrical release and premiere online considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As per GQ’s report, the movie which stars Sundeep Kishan, Satya Akkala and Aarjaeev Raj, is all set to release this month online. For the uninitiated, the movie is directed by Ram Abbaraju and the comic caper is produced by K.S Sinish and Sundeep Kishan.

Release Date: August 2021
OTT platform: Sony Liv

6. Kasada Thapara (Tamil)

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This Tamil anthology features six different stories and is directed by Chimbu Devan. Stars such as Harish Kalyan, Sundeep Kishan, Venkat Prabhu, Premgi Amaren, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Vijayalakshmi, and Regina Cassandra will be seen in pivotal roles.

Release Date: August 2021
OTT platform: Sony Liv

Are you excited to watch these movies? Should filmmakers post-pone their theatrical releases or hop on to the OTT bandwagon? What are your views? Let us know in the comments section below.

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