OTT new releases like Kaalkoot, Maamannan, Regina, Missing, and more to binge this week

Get ready for a busy week as we near the end of July 2023. OTT platforms will keep their viewers busy as several interesting releases will be featured this week in India. On the Hindi content front, the plan includes two releases – Kaalkoot and Half CA. While one is a serious watch as a thriller, the other is an easy watch revolving around life struggles. Both the shows are direct-to-OTT releases and will stream on JioCinema and Amazon MiniTV, respectively.

Meanwhile, on the international content front, Netflix has several releases planned this week and fans can enjoy watching Part 2 of The Witcher: Season 3, Missing and Season 2 of the popular Korean series D.P. Moreover, viewers of regional Indian content will have a busy weekend as three much-awaited releases – Maamannan, Kolla and Regina – will stream on Zee5, Manorama Max and Amazon Prime Video, respectively.

This Week’s Best OTT Releases to Binge-Watch

Title OTT Platform OTT Release Date Language
Kaalkoot JioCinema 27-Jul Hindi
Half CA Amazon MiniTV 26-Jul Hindi
Maamannan Netflix 27-Jul Tamil
Samajavaragamana Aha Video 28-Jul Telugu
Spy Amazon Prime Video 27-Jul Telugu
Kolla Manorama Max 27-Jul Malayalam
Regina Amazon Prime Video 25-Jul Tamil
Appatha JioCinema 29-Jul Tamil
The Witcher: S3: Part 2 Netflix 27-Jul English
D.P. Season 2 Netflix 28-Jul Korean
Missing Netflix 26-Jul English
Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir Netflix 28-Jul English


Set in the present day, Kaalkoot revolves around the endeavours of ACP Akash Verma (Vijay Varma), a determined police officer, and Aditi Mathur (Shweta Tripathi), a young woman, as they join forces to unravel the mystery behind an acid attack victim. Delving deeper into the investigation, they unearth a hidden and ominous secret from the past, which could have catastrophic repercussions in the present. This suspenseful series has garnered acclaim for its gripping storyline, exceptional performances, and breathtaking visuals, drawing comparisons to renowned crime dramas like Sacred Games and Mirzapur.

Where to Watch: JioCinema

IMDb Rating: To be announced

Genre: Drama

Cast: Shweta Tripathi, Vijay Verma and others

Half CA 

Through its portrayal of the CA profession, Half CA endeavours to bring to the forefront the complexities involved in this field, showcasing the demanding nature of the profession and the arduous efforts made by students to achieve triumph. By shedding light on the rigorous preparation process and the immense pressures faced by CA aspirants, the series aims to generate awareness and admiration for the unwavering dedication and commitment needed in this specialized domain. Presented from the perspective of Archi, Half CA delves into the multifaceted dynamics of their lives, providing a glimpse into the obstacles they confront, the sacrifices they willingly undertake, and the unyielding determination required to prosper in one of the most challenging professions worldwide.

Where to Watch: Amazon Mini TV

IMDb Rating: To be announced

Genre: Drama

Cast: Ahsaas Channa, Gyanendra Tripathi, and others


Maamannan narrates the tale of an MLA hailing from an oppressed community who rises from being a party cadre in Salem, Tamil Nadu. His son, a practitioner of Adimurai, becomes estranged from him following a casteist attack by members of the dominant local community during his childhood, leaving him emotionally and physically scarred. Rathnavelu, a district secretary in the same party as Maamannan, belongs to the dominant community and perpetually clashes with him due to his brash and aggressive demeanour. The film is inspired by a real-life incident witnessed by Mari Selvaraj after the release of his 2019 film Paraiyerum Perumal.

Where to Watch: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Cast: Udhayanidhi Stalin, Vadivelu, and others


Samajavaragamana follows the life of Bala Subramanyam, also known as Balu (Sree Vishnu), a responsible young man working at a multiplex chain in Hyderabad. Balu comes from a middle-class background, and his father, Uma Maheshwar Rao (Naresh), has been struggling with exams for the past thirty years without success. Balu finds himself deeply in love with Sarayu (Reba Monica John), a young woman living as a paying guest in his home. However, Sarayu’s father harbors resentment towards love due to past family incidents. To win Sarayu’s heart, Balu must devise a clever plan to convince and win over her father’s approval.

Where to watch: Aha Video

IMDb Rating: TBA

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Cast: Reba Monica John, Sree Vishnu, and others


In his film Spy, writer and director Garry BH brings forth an exhilarating narrative that revolves around a devoted RAW agent. Entrusted with the mission of unravelling the enigma behind his brother’s death and thwarting an impending terrorist plot, the agent embarks on a perilous journey. Along the way, he uncovers a gripping connection between a notorious arms dealer and long-hidden secrets related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. With the stability of India at stake, the agent displays immense courage, risking everything to protect his nation from impending chaos.

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 8.7/10

Genre: Action, Thriller

Cast: Nikhil Siddharth, Aishwarya Menon, and others


Kolla revolves around the journey of two women who arrive in a small town with the pretence of opening a beauty parlour, but in reality, they have intentions of executing a bank robbery. Inspired by the actual events of the Kollam bank robbery in 2015, the film delves into themes of female empowerment, crime, and redemption. It has garnered acclaim for its elegant visuals, compelling performances, and the skilful direction by Varma that keeps the narrative tightly woven.

Where to Watch: Manorama Max

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

Genre: Thriller

Cast: Priya Varrier, Vinay Forrt, and others


Regina centres around the journey of a housewife determined to avenge the death of her husband, who was killed during a bank robbery. Drawing inspiration from a real-life incident, the film delves into the themes of revenge, justice, and family. It has received accolades for its compelling performances, captivating storyline, and skilled direction by Arvind Krishna.

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Cast: Sunaina, Ananth Nag, and others


While the makers have kept the exact plot under wraps, Appatha is said to be a captivating family drama infused with suspenseful elements. The title itself, meaning grandmother in Tamil, hints at a potential exploration of the special bond between a grandmother and her grandchildren. Notably, the cast’s inclusion of esteemed actors like Samuthirakani and Prakash Raj suggests that Appatha aims to deliver a serious and emotionally resonant cinematic experience.

Appatha OTT Release Date

Where to watch: JioCinema

IMDb Rating: To be announced

Genre: Drama

Cast: Prakash Raj, Samuthirakani and others

The Witcher: S3: Part 2 

Lauren Schmidt Hissrich brings The Witcher to life on Netflix, adapting it from the book series of the same name. The series revolves around Geralt of Rivia, a lone monster hunter grappling to find his identity in a world where humanity can be more monstrous than the creatures he faces. Alongside him are Yennefer of Vengerberg, a formidable sorceress, and Ciri, a young princess harbouring a perilous secret. Together, they must navigate the treacherous realm of the Continent, where humans, elves, dwarves, and monsters clash for dominance.

Where to Watch: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Cast: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, and others

D.P. Season 2 

Ahn Jun-ho and Han Ho-yeol are members of the Deserter Pursuit (DP) unit in South Korea tasked with apprehending military deserters. The series portrays the soldiers’ struggles as they confront the harsh realities of military life, the cruelty of their superiors, and the inherent risks involved in dealing with armed and dangerous deserters. With a successful first season, D.P. Season 2 will further delve into the themes of military life and the challenges faced by the DP unit. Additionally, the new season may explore the aftermath of the events from the previous season, including the impact of Suk Bong’s suicide.

Where to Watch: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Cast: Jung Hae-in, Harrison Xu, and others


Missing revolves around June Allen, who finds herself searching for her missing mother, Grace, who disappeared during a vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, Kevin. Armed with her internet sleuthing skills and insights from true-crime shows, June endeavours to locate her mother, but the investigation uncovers doubts about Kevin’s true identity and revelations about Grace’s past, prompting her to question whom she can trust. Utilizing the latest technology at her disposal, June races against time to find her mother while navigating a web of dark secrets that add complexity to the search.

Where to Watch: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Genre: Drama,  Mystery, Thriller

Cast: Tim Griffin, Nia Long, and others

Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir – The Movie 

Marinette Dupain-Cheng and Adrien Agreste are at the heart of Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir – the movie’s plot, embarking on a vital quest to retrieve the stolen Miraculouses, which have been seized by an evil villain named Shadow Moth. This malevolent foe harnesses the Miraculouses’ power to create akumatized villains, unleashing havoc upon Paris. Empowered with their distinct abilities, Marinette and Adrien must confront Shadow Moth and utilize their full range of skills to rescue the city from its tyrannical grip and restore peace.

Where to Watch: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure

Cast: Christina Valenzuela, Bryce Papenbrook, and others

Exciting Other OTT releases to look out for this week

Title OTT Platform OTT Release Date Language
The Dragon Prince S5 Netflix 23-Jul English
Dew Drop Diaries Netflix 24-Jul English
Unknown: Cosmic Time Machine Netflix 24-Jul English
Dream Netflix 25-Jul Korean
Justice League: War World BMS Stream 25-Jul English
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts BMS Stream 26-Jul English
The Lady of Silence Netflix 27-Jul Spanish
Happiness for Beginner Netflix 27-Jul English
The Flash BMS Stream 27-Jul English
Paradise Netflix 27-Jul English
Waiting Lionsgate Play 28-Jul English
Run the World 2 Lionsgate Play 28-Jul English
Twisted Metal SonyLIV 28-Jul English
Find Me In Your Memory Playflix 28-Jul Hindi
A Perfect Story Netflix 28-Jul English
How to Become a Cult Leader Netflix 28-Jul English
Captain Fall Netflix 28-Jul English
Hidden Strike Netflix 28-Jul English
Good Omens S2 Amazon Prime Video 28-Jul English
The Tailor S2 Netflix 28-Jul English
India’s Got Talent SonyLIV 29-Jul Hindi

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