Photograph, Jal, Cake, Hamid and Lucifer. Five new digital releases you want to stream this weekend and where.
Author: Tribe Desk |
May 16th 2019
The last week has seen the release of five films worth the time of being streamed right now. Find out what you need to know about them and where to watch them here.
1. Photograph by Ritesh Batra When - May 10 Where - Amazon Prime Cast - Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sanya Malhotra Ritesh Batra film traces the life of a struggling street photographer Rafi (Siddiqui), who persuades Miloni, a shy stranger (Malhotra), to pose as his fiancee when he is being pressured to marry by his grandmother. The two lives intersect in Mumbai and go along together.
2. Jal by Girish Malik When - May 12 Where - Amazon Prime Cast - Tannishtha Chatterjee, Saidah Jules, Purab Kohli, Kirti Kulhari Jal revolves around a young man named Bakka, who is gifted with a special ability to find water in the desert. A European bird-watcher asks the water diviner (Purab Kohli) to help find enough water in the desert to provide a habitat for flamingo chicks.
3. Cake by Asim Abbasi When - May 15 Where - Netflix India Cast - Aamina Sheikh, Sanam Saeed, Adnan Malik, Mikaal Zulfiqar Asim Abbasi’s debut film is a refreshing tale about a pair of sisters reunited around their father’s sickbed in hometown Karachi, one of whom lives in London. A five-part prologue web series has also been released on YouTube, focusing on the lives of Zara and Adnan in London.
4. Hamid by Aijaz Khan When - May 15 Where - Netflix India Cast - Talha Arshad Reshi, Rasika Dugal, Vikas Kumar, Sumit Kaul Set in Kashmir, Hamid is the story of an eight-year-old boy, who learns that 786 is God's number and decides to try and reach out to God, by dialling this number. He wants to talk to his father, who his mother tells him has gone to Allah. One ﬁne day, the phone call is answered.
5. Lucifer by Prithviraj Sukumaran When - May 16 Where - Amazon Prime Cast - Mohanlal, Vivek Oberoi, Manju Warrier The film that has been released in three languages - Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu. A political Godfather, who ruled the God's Own Country, dies and a lot of thieves dressed up as politicians took over the rule. When a question arises on the replacement of the 'God', just one name emerges; 'Stephen Nedumbally'.