The top shows to watch this Friday on Netflix, Hotstar, Apple TV Plus and other streaming services

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The top shows to watch this Friday on Netflix, Hotstar, Apple TV Plus and other streaming services

  • Every week, Business Insider India picks up all the new releases across theatres and different OTT platforms in India for the readers.
  • This week The Town made its debut on HOOQ.
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Every week, Business Insider India picks up all the new releases across theatres and different OTT platforms in India for the readers.



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The Town on HOOQ

The Town on HOOQ

Director: Ben Affleck

Writers: Peter Craig , Ben Affleck

Stars : Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm

IMDb: 7.5/10

Description: Boston bank robber Doug MacRay falls for a bank manager who was held hostage by his gang after a robbery.

What do the critics say:

“With a deft hand, Affleck, who also directs, creates a fully rendered picture in "The Town" of a man poised at a crossroads” writes S. Jhoanna Robledo from Common Sense Media

The Best of Enemies on Apple TV+

The Best of Enemies on Apple TV+

Director: Robin Bissell

Writers: Robin Bissell, Osha Gray Davidson

Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay

IMDb: 7.0

Description: Based on a true story, The Best of Enemies brings the rivalry between a civil rights activist and a local leader over desegregation of schools in Durham.

What do critics say:

“This unlikely friendship story would have been better off as a documentary,” says Sandie Angulo Chen from Common Sense Media


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Okkadu on Amazon Prime Video

Okkadu on Amazon Prime Video

Director: Gunasekhar

Writers: Gunasekhar, Paruchuri Brothers

Stars : Mahesh Babu, Bhoomika Chawla, Prakash Raj.

IMDb: 8/10

Description: Okkadu is the story of a kabbadi player who unknowingly stops a man from harassing a young girl on the street. The harasser turns out to be political cum faction leader, and the story snowballs into a chase, which culminates in a rescue and romance.

Thomas and Friends on HOOQ

Thomas and Friends on HOOQ

Creator: Britt Allcroft

Writers: Rev. W. Awdry, Christopher Awdry

Stars : Michael Angelis, Michael Brandon, Keith Wickham

IMDb: 6.6/10

Description: Thomas and Friends is the evergreen kids show featuring the beloved tank engine and his fellow engines. Tune in to HOOQ for some light headed adventures on the island of Sodor.

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The Mind Explained on Netflix

The Mind Explained on Netflix

Stars: Emma Stone, Ali Mattu, Melanie Mignucci

IMDb: 8.8/10

Description: Netflix's The Mind Explained in its five 20-minute episodes illustrates what’s going on inside your mind.