'Human', 'Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa', 'Eternals': What to watch on OTT platforms this week

A quick look at movies, series releasing this week


With surge in COVID-19 cases again and restrictions imposed in many states, many highly anticipated theatrical releases have been delayed. So here is a quick look at what you can watch on streaming platforms this week.

Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa: Amazon Prime Video

Release date: January 14

The Tamil anthology follows stories of love, resilience, and humanity, set against the "life-altering challenges of the second COVID lockdown". It is the second instalment of the previously released Tamil anthology Putham Pudhu Kaalai. The anthology features Joju George, Nadiya Moidu, Lijomol Jose, Arjun Das and Aishwarya Lekshmi among others.

Human: Disney plus Hotstar

Release date: January 14

Shefali Shah and Kirti Kulhari-starrer medical thriller series explores the "dark and twisted world of unethical human trials". Directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah and Mozez Singh, the show will show will touch themes like the "value of human life, medical malpractice, class divide and ramifications of a fast-paced medical science", the makers had said earlier. Human also stars Ram Kapoor, Seema Biswas, Aditya Srivastava and Mohan Agashe, among others.

Hotel Transylvania: Transformania : Amazon Prime Video

Release date: January 14

Directed by Jennifer Kluska and Derek Drymon, this is the fourth and final installment in the franchise. Singer Selena Gomez, who spent close to a decade voicing Mavis in the films, said it was hard to say goodbye to the franchise. “Obviously it was so much fun and it was years of my life and it felt like home. It felt like a family. So it's bittersweet,” she said. The film also features the voices of Andy Samberg (Mavis' husband Jonathan), Brian Hull (Drac), Jim Gaffigan (Van Helsing), Kathryn Hahn (Ericka), Steve Buscemi (Wayne), Molly Shannon (Wanda), David Spade (Griffin the Invisible Man) and Keegan-Michael Key (Murray).

Eternals: Disney plus Hotstar

Release date: January 12

Directed by Academy Award winner Chloe Zhao, Eternals had released in theatres in India on November 5. s. The movie features a starry cast of Gemma Chan as Sersi, Richard Madden as Ikaris, Angelina Jolie as Thena, Salma Hayek as Ajak, Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo, Don Lee as Gilgamesh, Brian Tyree Henry as Phastos, Lauren Ridloff as Makkari, Lia McHugh as Sprite and Barry Keoghan as Druig.

Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein: Netflix

Release date; January 14

The series starring Shweta Tripathi and Tahir Raj Bhasin is set against the backdrop of crime and desire with themes of twisted love and power, Netflix said in a statement. The series also features Anchal Singh, Saurabh Shukla, Surya Sharma, Brijendra Kala, Arunoday Singh, Anant Joshi, Sunita Rajwar and Hetal Gada.Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein is created and directed by Sidharth Sengupta, known for popular television shows like Balika Vadhu