Poonam Singh

As Diwali approaches, the hustle and bustle of festive preparations consume our days.  Amidst the whirlwind of chores for Diwali preparations, it becomes imperative to take a well-deserved break to unwind, escape, and celebrate the festive season with some entertainment.

Here are some of the intriguing options that you can watch on the OTT platforms during this festive period:

Rainbow Rishta

This heartfelt documentary series offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals across India as they navigate the complexities of love and identity. ‘Rainbow Rishta’ beautifully captures the diverse spectrum of queer relationships in Indian society. With its creators Shubhra Chatterji, Hridaye A. Nagpal, and Jaydeep Sarkar, and featuring individuals like Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, Aishwarya Ayushmaan, Daniella Mendonca, Sanam Choudhury, Suresh Ramdas, and Aneez Saikia, it promises to be a moving exploration of love.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date: Nov 7 


Starring Saiyami Kher and Abhishek Bachchan, this film revolves around the story of a young woman cricketer whose dreams are shattered after a tragic accident costs her right arm. However, a former cricketer steps in to mentor her, pushing her to pursue her dreams against all odds.

Where to watch: ZEE5

Release Date: Nov 10


Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, ‘Pippa’ is a gripping historical portrayal of the pivotal Battle of Garibpur, a significant conflict during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 that played a crucial role in Bangladesh's struggle for independence. The cast includes Ishaan Khatter, Mrunal Thakur, Soni Razdan, and Priyanshu Painyuli.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date: Nov 10

The Claus Family 3

 This heartwarming story follows Grandpa Noël and his adventures as Santa Claus. However, when delivery of Christmas presents goes awry, it's up to siblings Jules and Noor to come to the rescue and save Christmas, ensuring holiday cheer for all.

Where to watch: Netflix

Release Date: Nov 8


It is a riveting K-drama that follows the life of a top police academy student. By day, the antagonist upholds the law with unwavering dedication, but by night, he leads a secret life as a vigilante, delivering justice to those who dare to defy the law.

Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar

Release Date: Nov 8

BTS: Yet to Come

It is a special treat for BTS fans, this documentary on Amazon Prime Video features exclusive, unseen footage of the beloved boy band RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook from their 2022 performance at the Busan World Expo, where they enthralled a crowd of 50,000 fans. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date: Nov 9