Our pick of binge-worthy releases on Netflix, Prime and Disney+.
By Pooja Shah
MONEY HEIST PART 5, VOLUME 1 (NETFLIX)
Released in 2017, the famous Spanish drama that gained immense popularity during the pandemic is releasing its fifth and final season. This season will consist of two parts, with part one releasing this September, and the second on 3rd December 2021. The thriller revolves around a gang of thieves following a mastermind professor, played by Sergio Marquina, who pull off some of the biggest heists in Spanish history. In true ‘Money Heist’ style, Part Four ended on a suspenseful cliffhanger, so Money Heist fans, grab your popcorn and find out what happens before the series says its final ‘ciao.’
Release Date: 3rd September
MUMBAI DIARIES 26/11 (PRIME)
Launching its first season, the series stars Konkona Sensharma, Mohit Raina, Tina Desai, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Satyajeet Dubey, Natasha Bharadwaj, Mrunmayee Deshpande and Prakash Belawadi. Set in a government hospital, this fictional drama pays tribute to the doctors, nurses, hospital staff, and paramedics who tirelessly served to save innocent lives during the real-life terrorist attack in Mumbai on 26th November 2008. Unwrapping the medical challenges and obstacles they encountered on that significant night in Indian history, it’s surely a must-watch for patriots and action thriller devotees!
Release Date: 9th September
LUCIFER SEASON 6 (NETFLIX)
Netflix bought the rights to this cult-favourite series in 2018, and since then, Lucifer has continued to be admired for its fantastical, romantic, and supernatural storylines. Unfortunately, it’s coming to a close, with the final season airing this month. The drama portrays the story of the devil, played by Tom Ellis, and his human love interest, played by Lauren German, and their developing relationship and hardships they’ve faced over the previous seasons. With Season 5 ending on a heavenly cliffhanger, fans were left with numerous unanswered questions. So Lucifans, get ready for the most awaited season of your favourite show!
Release Date: 10th September
STAR WARS: VISIONS (DISNEY+ HOTSTAR)
Sci-fi fan? Anime fan? Star Wars fan? This is the perfect show for you! Consisting of nine short films, fans can watch their favourite Star Wars characters in anime form, as the series is made by various Japanese animation houses, offering a fresh cultural perspective to the global franchise. Originally produced with a Japanese voice cast, the series is also dubbed in English, including familiar names such as Henry Golding, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lucy Liu, Karen Fukuhara, Simu Liu, Neil Patrick Harris and others as the English voice cast. Buckle up to watch some of the leaders of the animation world bring out their finest work.
Release Date: 22nd September