Exciting OTT Shows And Movie Releases To Watch In September; Jawan, Fifty Shades Darker, Groot S2

As we step into a fresh month, it’s unsurprising to note how most of us are eagerly waiting for interesting stuff to stream. Lucky for you, September boasts a wide bracket of shows to watch across genres. So whether it’s horror or romance that fascinates you, there’s clearly something for everyone.

Fifty Shades Darker

Directed by: James Foley
Cast: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford, Bella Heathcote, Rita Ora, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Kim Basinger, Marcia Gay Harden
Releasing on: 4 September 2023
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Following the storyline of Fifty Shades of Grey, the show picks up from a pivotal scene in the last installment: Anastasia Steele decides to cut ties with Christian Grey, unless new conditions are brought forth. A distraught Grey—grappling with nightmares of losing Steele for good—decides to make amends to their relationship. However, as things get rolling, trouble from Grey’s past comes knocking. And, it’s murkier than expected.

I am Groot Season 2

Directed by: Kirsten Lepore
Cast: Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper
Releasing on: 6 September 2023
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Baby Groot is back, and this time around, we’ll see him growing and exploring the galaxy! Watch the adorable series to find out more about his discoveries and misadventures. P.S: S2 comprises a volley of surprise (read fun) characters.

Kung Fu Panda Season 3

Developed by: Mitch Watson, Peter Hastings
Voice cast: Jack Black, Rita Ora, Chris Geere, Della Saba, James Hong, Rahnuma Panthaky
Releasing on: 7 September 2023
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Who doesn’t love Po? With Season 3, he’s back on another epic mission, where he crosses paths with an English knight. The two then embark on a rather interesting journey: to discover magical weapons in order to save the world from annihilation.

A Time Called You

Directed by: Kim Jin-won
Cast: Ahn Hyo-seop, Jeon Yeo-been, Kang Hoon
Releasing on: 8 September 2023
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Lovers of K-drama are in luck this month. The storyline of A Time Called You revolves around Jun-hee, a young woman who finds it hard to move on from the memories of her dead boyfriend, Yeon-jun. As her resolve (to meet him) strengthens with each passing day, something really unusual happens: Hee manages to time-travel to 1998 and re-live life as a different person named Min-ju. Here, Ju crosses paths with Si-heon, and strangely enough, he resembles jun. Is this destiny or a dark ploy at play?

Insidious Chapter 3

Directed by: Leigh Whannell
Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson, Whannell, Lin Shaye
Releasing on: 5 September 2023
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Quinn approaches a psychic after being consumed by a deep yearning to reach out to her dead mother. She soon begins to witness strange occurrences, resulting in widespread destruction. Clearly, there’s an evil force at play. 


Directed by: Bejoy Nambiar
Cast: Avinash Tiwary, Rohan Vinod Mehra, Nivetha Pethuraj, Taher Shabbir, Jitin Gulati, Elisha Mayor, and Hiten Tejwani
Releasing on: September 15 2023
Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar

Synopsis: Ritwik (Tiwary), a diligent IP officer decides to nab criminals behind the controversial reverse Hawala operation. While he’s backed by a supportive officer ( Pethuraj) in his pursuit of crushing the money laundering market, Ritwik soon realises that things are far from what they seem.


Directed by: Akshat Ajay Sharma
Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anurag Kashyap, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Ila Arun
Releasing on: 7 September 2023
Streaming on: Zee5

Synopsis: The show outlines the journey of a transgender named Haddi, who harbours a dream of joining a gang of transgenders and cross-dressers in Delhi. However, things go awry when the head of the group dies under mysterious circumstances. The murder evokes a streak of vengeance in Haddi, who then decides to fight for justice.

Marvel Studio LEGENDS

Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar

Synopsis: Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe can now relive the ultimate dream of re-watching shows with Marvel Studios’ LEGENDS. Yes, you read that right. Rewatch your favourite characters in their powerful avatars—Loki, The Winter Soldier, Hawkeye, Ant-Man, Peter Quill, Rocket, Nick Fury, and more—as they circle across earth, the cosmos and assorted timelines. The episodes will now be available on both Disney+ and Marvel’s YouTube channel.

Top Boy 3 S3

Created by: Ronan Bennett
Cast: Ashley Walters, Kano, Micheal Ward, Little Simz
Releasing on: 7 September 2023
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: The saga of Summerhouse is on its last leg with Top Boy S3. Drug dealers Dushane (Ashley Walters) and Sully (Kane Robinson) and their associates navigate the rocky terrains of the underworld—police riots and brutal arrests. But, expect the unexpected as Sully’s actions alter his business rules with Dushane. As the makers rightly put it, “expect no loose ends”.

Virgin River S5

Developed by: Sue Tenney
Cast: Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Colin Lawrence, Jenny Cooper, Lauren Hammersley, Annette O’Toole, Tim Matheson, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Grayson Gurnsey
Releasing on: 7 September 2023
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Inspired by the Virgin River novels by Robyn Carr, the new season sees Mel and Jack adjusting to a new wave of life. However, the freshness of new beginnings seems to be short-lived as the town faces new threats, with skeletons tumbling out of the closet in Virgin River.

Spy Ops

Directed by: Marek Bures
Cast: Zoe Saldaña, Nicole Kidman, and Morgan Freeman.
Releasing on: 8 September 2023
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Expect hair-raising real-life incidents pertaining to spy craft, Cold War campaigns and coups narrated by Intelligence operatives from MI6 to the CIA. Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction, and this series is proof.

Scam 2003

Directed by: Tushar Hiranandani
Cast: Gagan Dev Riar, Talat Aziz, Sana Amin Sheikh, Hemang Vyas, Sameer Dharmadhikari
Releasing On: 1 September, 2023
Streaming on: SONY LIV

Synopsis: After the super successful running of Scam 1992, the makers have now come up rolled out Scam 2003. True to its title, the show centres on the 2003 Stamp Paper Counterfeiting scandal worth 30,000 crores, with deeper insights thrown into the life of mastermind Gagan Dev Riar (Abdul Karim Telgi).

Sex Education S4

Directed by: Laurie Nunn
Cast: Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Aimee Lou Wood, Dua Saleh, Mimi Keene, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Chinenye Ezeudu.
Releasing on: 21 September, 2023
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: Otis is a misfit on a mission to create an unlicensed sex therapy clinic at school. Backed by his sex therapist mother, the teen decides to make his wild vision a reality with the help of school rebel Maeve. The road ahead is fraught with unforeseen challenges, aggravated by Otis’ personal issues.

One Shot

Cast: Isaiah Thomas, Israel Gutierrez, Eli Ellis, Ausar Thompson, Lou Lehman, Amen Thompson, Damien Wilkins, Jahki Howard, Stephen Curry, Davis, Kevin Durant, Corey Frazier, Tim Fuller, Jazian Gortman, Dave Leitao, Agent Oo
Releasing on: 5 September 2023
Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video

Synopsis: The six-part mini sports docuseries takes a deeper peek into the challenges and aspirations faced by young Overtime Elite’s (OTE) players who are at the cusp of making it big in the professional basketball circuit.

Scout’s Honour

Directed by: Brian Knappenberger
Releasing on: 6 September 2023
Streaming on: Netflix

Synopsis: The documentary features interviews and conversations with survivors, whistle- blowers and experts as they revisit traumatic episodes at the Boy Scouts of America. A work of non-fiction, Scout’s Honour sheds light on the rampant sexual abuse cases at the camp. The dirty secrets that lay hidden for years finally makes it to our screens, making for a riveting yet heart-wrenching watch.

The Nun II

Directed by: Michael Chaves
Cast: Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons, Storm Reid, Anna Popplewell
Releasing on: 8 September 2023 (in theatres)

Synopsis: True to its title (and vibe), The Nun II makes for a perfect Friday night movie if horror excites you.Set four years after untoward occurrences unfold in the first instalment, the story now shifts to a time when Sister Irene finally faces Valak, the Nun, only to experience excruciatingly painful circumstances at a boarding school in France. Peppered with spine-chilling instances and disturbing visuals, the sequel isn’t for the faint-hearted.


Directed by: Atlee
Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, Deepika Padukone, Priyamani, Sanya Malhotra
Releasing on: 7 September 2023 (in theatres)

Synopsis: One of the most-anticipated releases of the week (and year), Jawan follows the life of Vikram Rathore, a former commando turned vigilante, who embarks on a new path and is armed with a team of six skilled women to carry out his missions. The heists unravel several murky truths, including one of his own—a son named Azaad Rathores, a dutiful cop, who now happens to be the target of an anti-social group led by a dreaded arms dealer Kalee. Consumed by a strong resolve to reconnect with his son, Vikram charts out a plan to protect him. What unfolds sets the tone for the rest of the movie.

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