Scoop, Asur 2, School of Lies, Mumbaikar, Manifest season 4: OTT releases this week

Hansal Mehta's 'Scoop' is based on the true story of journalist Jigna Vora

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Streaming platforms have a wide variety of content to offer this week, from movies to fresh seasons of popular shows and more. Here is a quick look at all that's arriving on Netflix, Disney plus Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, JioCinema and more.

Scoop: Netflix

Release date: June 2

Hansal Mehta's much-awaited Netflix thriller delves into the life of a crime reporter and her fight for justice after she gets arrested for the murder of a fellow journalist. Based on the true story of journalist Jigna Vora, the series is based on her memoir Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison. The series features Karishma Tanna, Prosenjit Chatterjee and Harman Baweja in key roles.

Asur 2: JioCinema

Release date: June 1

The second season of the acclaimed crime thriller series directed by Onir Sen, Asur 2 will see Barun Sobti, Arshad Warsi, Amey Wagh, and Riddhi Dogra reprise their roles from the first season which premiered in 2020. The show chronicles the story of a serial killer on the loose in the backdrop of myths and religion.

School of Lies: Disney plus Hotstar

Release date: June 2

Yet another exciting release this week, the eight-episode mystery drama revolves around a 12-year-old boy's disappearance from a boarding school. Starring Nimrat Kaur, the show, inspired by real events is produced by BBC Studios and directed by Avinash Arun Dhaware. It also features Aamir Bashir, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan, Sonali Kulkarni and Jitendra Joshi along with Varin Roopani, Divyansh Dwivedi, Aryan Singh Ahlawat, Hemant Kher, Parthiv Shetty, Adrija Sinha and Aalekh Kapoor.

Manifest season 4 part 2: Netflix

Release date: June 2

After a cliffhanger ending to part 1, the last part of the finale will hopefully answer fans' questions about Flight 828. The series is centered around passengers of the flight who were believed to have died, but return to their much-changed personal lives and society after five years. The final part will have 10 episodes.

Sulaikha Manzil: Disney plus Hotstar

Release date: May 30

The Malayalam romantic comedy which was released in theatres recently, is now available for OTT viewing. Directed by Ashraf Hamza, the film starring Lukman Avaran and Anarkali Marikar, is set against the backdrop of a Muslim wedding in Malabar.

Mumbaikar: JioCinema

Release date: June 2

A remake of Lokesh Kanagaraj’s directorial debut MaanagaramMumbaikar revolves around a Mumbai’s mafia leader who is mistakenly abducted for ransom. The action thriller, directed by Santosh Sivan, features Vijay Sethupathi, Vikrant Massey, Ranvir Shorey, Tanya Maniktala, and Sanjay Mishra.