New on Amazon Prime: ‘Panic’ Season 1, ‘Ek Mini Katha,’ and more

A new teen drama-thriller and a Telugu romcom starring Santosh Shoban and Kavya Thapar are the highlights on the platform this week

This week on May 27 comes Bollywood drama Koi Jaane Na, which dwells on the story of a dejected writer who takes to hills to escape his writer’s block and rediscovers love. But things turn awry as he finds the trails of a mysterious serial killer and murders start haunting the town. This mystery-thriller is written and directed by Amin Hajee, and features Kunal Kapoor and Amyra Dastur along with Aditi Govitrikar, Karim Hajee, Atul Kulkarni and Ashwini Kalsekar in pivotal roles.

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Also on May 27 arrives the quirky Telugu rom-com Ek Mini Katha. Director Karthik Rapolu’s debut film, this light hearted rom-com stars Santosh Shoban and Kavya Thapar in the lead along with Shraddha Das, Brahmaji and Sapthagiri in prominent roles. Underlining a parents’ point of view, the film journeys through hilarious ‘incidents’ of Santosh’s life who struggles with a psychological issue of his ‘size’ and is lost in life altering dilemmas. Loggerheads with his fate, Santosh is unable to find a solution and runs into trouble at every attempt. But when he falls for Amrutha, he gets determined to turn the tide. But does he?

On May 28, partake in the thrilling game of Panic, that dictates norms in the Texan town of Carp where graduating seniors risk it all for good fortune. Starring Olivia Welch, Mike Faist and Ray Nicholson, the series sees the characters confront their deepest, darkest fears.

On May 28, Philippe Lacheau brings the International Amazon Original LOL, Qui rit, sort! (Canada), the ultimate battle of wits with only one rule: No laughing! As ironic as it may sound, 10 comedians and actors engage in a six-hour long feud to make their opponents giggle but with a straight face themselves. The last one standing bags 50,000 euros for the charity she/he represents. Catch Julien Arruti, Tarek Boudali, Fadily Camara, Hakim Jemili, Gérard Jugnot and many more talented comedians on the show.

When a fatal event unleashes the inner “super” of a regular girl, she chooses to use it to fight the evil. Diving into the DC universe, witness the journey of Kara Danvers and her action-packed adventures as she learns about the secret Department of Extranormal Operations, her cousin superman and explores her resolve to save her city and her friends in Supergirl S1 streaming from May 31.

Highlights of the week

Koi Jaane Na – May 27

Hit by a writer’s block, a dejected writer takes to the quaint hills and ends up finding love. But his journey also leads him to a copycat serial killer who has mysteriously come alive and is creating havoc around him.

Ek Mini Katha – May 27

Santosh suffers from a psychological problem that makes him grow insecure about his size. Struggling to find a solution, he brushes off the idea of marriage altogether until he meets Amrutha, and falls in love.

Panic Season 1 – May 28

Amidst the lanes of a small Texas town, graduating seniors compete in a series of challenges every summer. This game is their one and only chance to win big and make their lives better. But this year, the rules have changed, the pot of money is larger than ever, and the game is more dangerous. As the players come face to face with their deepest, darkest fears, how much are they willing to risk in order to win.

Lol, Qui Rit, Sort! S1 (Only En Subs) – May 28

Philippe Lacheau invites 10 actors and comedians for the ultimate contest of laughter. There is only one rule to follow for the next 6 hours: if you laugh, you are eliminated. The participants will have to keep cool while having to try and make each other laugh. The winner will get 50 000 euros for the charity he/she represents.

Supergirl Season 1 – May 31

Escaping a fateful Kryptonian blast, Kara along with her cousin is sent to earth. In a turn of events, she is diverted to a timeless phantom zone before finally reaching earth and finds out that her cousin is the infamous Superman. Stuck at a dead-end job, a critical crisis stirs Kara’s veiled Kryptonian powers and she is inspired to use them for the better. Introduced to a secret world of the Department of Extranormal Operations, Supergirl sets on her way to save planet earth.

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