Hotstar VIP, Premium unveil new titles for Dec
MUMBAI: Video streaming platform Hotstar has unveiled new titles for its VIP and Premium subscribers.
Hotstar Premium will launch the movie ‘The Favourite’ besides TV shows like L Word: Generation Q, Work in Progress – Season 1 & 2, Broke Girls – Season 1 to 6, and Billions– Season 4.
Similarly, Hotstar VIP will launch three movies on the platform. These include Tamil movie ‘Raju Gari Gadhi 3’, Malayalam movie ‘Love Action Drama’, and Malayalam movie ‘Love Action Drama’.
What’s New This Month – Movies
The Favourite (7 December)
Early 18th century England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfill her ambitions and she will not let women, men, politics or rabbits stand in her way.
Cast: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz
What’s New This Month – TV SHOWS
L Word: Generation Q (9 December)
The groundbreaking drama series, The L Word revolutionized a generation and month fall the highly anticipated sequel The L Word: Generation Q debuts with a new group of diverse, self-possessed LGBTQIA+ characters experiencing love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks and success in LA.
Cast: Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig, Leisha Hailey, Arienne Mandi, Leo Sheng, Jacqueline Toboni, Rosanny Zayas, Sepideh Moafi
Work in Progress – Season 1 (9 December)
Abby is a 45-year-old self-identified fat, queer dyke whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship. Chicago improv mainstay Abby McEnany co-created and stars in this uniquely human comedy series.
Cast: Abby McEnany, Karin Anglin, Celeste Pechous
2 Broke Girls – Season 1 to 6 (14 December)
In this fun, outrageous comedy series, two girls from very different backgrounds — Max, poor from birth, and Caroline, born wealthy but down on her luck — wind up as waitresses in the same colorful Brooklyn diner and strike up an unlikely friendship that could lead to a successful business venture. All they need to do is come up with $250,000 in start-up expenses.
Cast: Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Garrett Morris, Jonathan Kite, Matthew Moy, Jennifer Coolidge
Billions– Season 4 (31st December)
A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance where shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby “Axe” Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power and influence to outmaneuver the other. The stakes are in the billions in this timely, provocative series.
Cast: Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff, Malin Åkerman, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile, Condola Rashād, Asia Kate Dillon, Jeffrey DeMunn, Kelly AuCoin
Hotstar Premium has a large selection of latest American shows, blockbuster Hollywood movies and award-winning content from International studios
What’s New This Month – Movies
Tamil Movie: Raju Gari Gadhi 3 (3 December)
An unknown spirit protects Maya from eve-teasers and other threats. But when Maya and Ashwin fall in love with each other, the spirit isn’t all too happy and soon strange things start happening to Ashwin
Cast: Ashwin Babu, Avika Gor, Ali
Malayalam Movie: Love Action Drama (5 December)
Dinesh goes through all kinds of action to impress Shobha, the girl he is in love with the hope to marry her. A funny incident brings them closer and Dinesh, in an attempt to woo her, goes to Chennai. The couple spends time together and develops strong feelings for each other, but issues keep creeping into their relationship.
Cast: Nivin Pauly, Nayanthara, Aju Varghese, Vineeth Srinivasan, Dhanya Balakrishna
Bollywood Movie: Housefull 4 (20 December)
When 6 lovers are parted because of conspiracy and revenge in the year 1419, the characters cross paths again in 2019. However, in the present life, the 3 boys are about to marry their sisters-in-law and the pairings are in the wrong order. Destiny repeats itself when the 3 couples who are choosing their wedding destination all land up in Sitamgarh again, where it all began. Will they remember their past lives in time for marriage or will they be stuck with the wrong lovers forever?