New arrivals on Hotstar in May 2019 you shouldn't miss
No longer is Hotstar that streaming platform where you would go to watch Koffee with Karan, Bigg Boss, and that atrocious saas-bahu drivel. Since Hotstar started distributing Game of Thrones, its content catalog has significantly improved, with Hotstar Specials like Criminal Justice emerging from the platform. So, in May 2019, here's what you need to look forward to on Hotstar.
Set in Mumbai, Mayanagari-City of Dreams is a political thriller that follows the journey of two power-hungry siblings, Poornima, and Ashish Gaikwad, as they fight over their father's empire after an assassination attempt on him. Directed by National Award-winner Nagesh Kukunoor, the series stars Atul Kulkarni, Priya Bapat, Sachin Pilgaonkar, Eijaz Khan and Siddharth Chandekar, and premieres on May 3, 2019.
At The Heart Of Gold is a documentary about the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. After having worked with athletes for decades, Dr. Nassar was exposed in 2016 following a report on alleged sexual abuse. The documentary follows his victims' accounts and also deals with how Nassar evaded the law, pointing out the flaws in the sports system. The documentary premiers May 4, 2019.
As you probably would have already guessed by its name, Chernobyl tells the story of the horrific April 1986 nuclear accident in Pripyat, in northern Soviet Ukraine. Created by Craig Mazin, this mini-series details why and how the accident happened, and also remembers the brave people who tried to prevent the disaster. Chernobyl will release on Hotstar on May 7, 2019.
After the series finale of Game of Thrones airs on May 19/20, HBO has something more in store for you, a documentary. A week after the finale, the documentary will show a "funny, heartbreaking story" that follows the cast and crew of Game of Thrones to reveal "the tears and triumphs involved in the challenge of bringing the fantasy world of Westeros to life."