New OTT Releases This Week (March 20-26, 2023): From Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga, Vinaro Bhagyamu Vishnu Katha, Pathaan to Sengalam, Top Movies and Web series to Watch Online

This week in March is exciting for Bollywood fans as two highly anticipated films will release on OTT. The highly acclaimed Pathaan, starring Shah Rukh Khan, has its digital premiere on Amazon Prime Video. On the other hand, awaited Netflix release, Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga, which has an interesting storyline, will also release on the OTT platform. Besides this, Kunal Kemmu starrer Kanjoos Makhichoos will also be available on Zee5.

Fans of Tamil language content will have a busy weekend. Zee5 original show Sengalam will be streaming on the platform. Furthermore, films like Bakasuran will also be streaming on Amazon Prime Video. On the regional content front, viewers of Telugu content will be able to watch Panchatantram and Vinaro Bhagyamu Vishnu Katha on ETV Win and Aha Video, respectively.

Sports content will stream on SonyLIV and Disney+ Hotstar as scheduled, and the audience will be able to include that in the must-watch list for this week. All eyes will be on the IPL Finale this Sunday, where Delhi girls will be taking on Mumbai Indians. We are sharing the list of all the OTT releases in the week to ensure that you know the latest and most exciting content available on these platforms and can plan your weekend better.

Top OTT releases this week – New web series and movies

Title OTT Platform OTT Release Date Language
We Lost Our Human Netflix 21-Mar English
Pathaan Amazon Prime Video 22-Mar Hindi
Panchathantram ETV Win 22-Mar Telugu
Ms. Hammurabi MX Player 22-Mar Korean
Vinaro Bhagyamu Vishnu Katha Aha Video 22-Mar Telugu
Karma ShemarooMe 23-Mar Gujarati
Oh Meri Laila Saina Play 23-Mar Malayalam
Marudhamalai (Remastered) Simply South 23-Mar Tamil
Bakasuran Amazon Prime Video 24-Mar Tamil
Purusha Pretham SonyLIV 24-Mar Malayalam
Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga Netflix 24-Mar Hindi
Kanjoos Makhichoos Zee5 24-Mar Hindi
De Dhakka 2 Zee5 24-Mar Marathi
Sengalam Zee5 24-Mar Tamil
Indubala Bhaater Hotel: Part 2 Hoichoi 24-Mar Bengali

Pathaan | Amazon Prime Video

The popular 2023 release, presented as a Hindi-language action-thriller, tells the story of a man named Pathaan, who is a RAW agent. Fans have loved the action sequences in the movie, and Salman Khan’s cameo as Tiger has won many hearts. Other noteworthy things about Pathaan have been the sizzling chemistry between SRK and Deepika Padukone and the stellar performance by senior actors such as Ashutosh Rana and Dimple Kapadia.

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, and others

Panchathantram | ETV Win

This Telugu comedy-drama is about five characters with unique personalities whose lives intersect unexpectedly. The movie follows the journey of a magician, a psychiatrist, a thief, a writer, and a cop, as they navigate various challenges and obstacles and learn important life lessons along the way. The premise says, “The riveting stories of Sight, Smell, Sound, Taste, and Touch embark on a quest of Peace, Fear, Will, Love, and Tenacity through a Modern-day fairy tale.

Where to Watch: ETV Win

Genre: Drama

IMDb Rating: 8/10

Cast: Brahmhanandam, Naresh Agastya, and others

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Vinaro Bhagyamu Vishnu Katha | Aha Video

Presented by Allu Aravind, Vinaro Bhagyamu Vishnu Katha is a Telugu movie about a village girl named Bhagyam, who dreams of becoming a successful businesswoman. However, her dreams are constantly thwarted by her conservative family and society. The movie follows Bhagyam’s journey as she overcomes numerous challenges and obstacles to achieve her goals.

Where to Watch: Aha Video

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Cast: Kiran Abbavaram, Murali Sharma and others

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Karma | ShemarooMe

This 2023 Gujarati-language film revolves around the subject defined in the title. The official premise says, “Karma, never loses an address. A family in which husband-wife and daughter were living a happy life and suddenly how the deeds are done in the past by someone brings changes in their lives.” Written by Subbu Iyer and Chinmay Purothi, the film is directed by Subbu Iyer.

Where to Watch: ShemarooMe

Genre: Drama, Thriller

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Cast: Brinda Trivedi, Anshul Trivedi, and others

Oh Meri Laila | Saina Play

This Malayalam language romantic drama movie tells the story of two young lovers, Avinash and Laila, who are separated by fate. Avinash is a struggling musician who falls in love with Laila, a wealthy heiress. However, their love is put to the test when Laila’s father opposes their relationship. The movie follows Avinash’s journey as he tries to win back Laila’s love and overcome obstacles in their way. Directed by Abhishek KS, the film was written by Abhishek and Anuraj OB.

Where to Watch: Saina Play

Genre: Drama, Romance

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Cast: Nandu, Geethi Sangeetha and others

Marudhamalai (Remastered) | Simply South

This 2007 popular Tamil-language action-comedy movie follows the life of a police officer named Marudhamalai, who is known for his bravery and integrity. Marudhamalai finds himself pitted against a powerful criminal organization that is wreaking havoc in the city. The movie follows Marudhamalai’s journey as he fights to bring the criminals to justice and save the city from their evil schemes. The makers re-released the film after it was remastered and converted to 4K on the audience’s demand.

Where to Watch: Simply South

Genre: Action, Comedy

IMDb Rating: 5.4/10

Cast: Arjun, Vadivelu and others

Bakasuran | Amazon Prime Video

This 2023 Tamil language film is centered around cyber harassment and the importance of parents being made aware of their children’s problems. Written and directed by Mohan G, the film has received a positive response from the audience.

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video

Genre: Action

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Cast: Radha Ravi, Selvaraghavan, and others

Purusha Pretham | SonyLIV

The plot of Purusha Pretham is set in Kochi’s wetlands. Presented as a SonyLIV original, the show is written by Ajith Haridas, based on an original narrative by Manu Thodupuzha, and revolves around the enigmatic Sebastian, a person of great courage who is feared by many. However, Sebastian’s reputation is put to the test when a case becomes complicated after a corpse disappears unexpectedly.

Where to Watch: SonyLIV

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Cast: Darshana Rajendran, Alexander Prasanth, Sreenath Babu, and others

Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga | Netflix

Directed by Ajay Singh and produced by Amar Kaushik, Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga is an upcoming Hindi heist film. The movie revolves around a flight attendant and her boyfriend who comes up with a plan to steal a stash of diamonds to pay off their outstanding debt. However, while they are flying at an altitude of 40,000 feet, their plan takes an unexpected turn, resulting in a hostage crisis.

Where to Watch: Netflix

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Cast: Yami Gautam, Sunny Kaushal and others

Kanjoos Makhichoos | Zee5

Presented as a black comedy set in Lucknow, the story of the film follows a stingy man named Jamnaprasad Pandey. He saves money to send his parents on a pilgrimage but unfortunately loses them in flood. Jamnaprasad is devastated when he learns that he will receive only half the compensation amount from the government due to corruption and middlemen. The film takes a hilarious turn as he navigates the corrupt system to get his rightful compensation, leading to several comical twists and turns.

Where to Watch: Zee5

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Cast: Kunal Kemmu, Shweta Tripathi, and others

De Dhakka 2 | Zee5

Written by Pratap Phad and jointly directed by Mahesh and Sudesh Manjrekar, De Dhakka 2 is about “Mr. Makarand Jadhav and his funnily weird family land in London, but they get embroiled in the financial scam and find themselves in the hands of the Pakistani mafia. To escape this ordeal, they embark on a road trip adventure once again.” The movie is a sequel to the 2008 film De Dhakka and follows the further adventures of the Thorat family as they embark on a new journey together. Along the way, they encounter a variety of challenges and obstacles but ultimately learn to stick together and overcome them.

Where to Watch: Zee5

Genre: Comedy, Drama

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Cast: Bharti Achrekar, Siddharth Jadhav and others

Sengalam | Zee5

Released as a Zee5 original in Tamil and Telugu, Sengalam is a web series that follows the concept of revenge. “Rayar and his two brothers are on a ruthless killing spree. At the same time, a family ruling Virudhunagar corporation for 40 years is facing turmoil, and their throne is being challenged,” reads the synopsis.

Where to Watch: Zee5

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Cast: Vani Bhojan, Kalaiarasan, and others

Indubala Bhaater Hotel: Part 2 | Hoichoi

After receiving a tremendous response from the first part, the makers of Indubala Bhaater Hotel have decided to release the next part of the series, the premise of which says, “From being a little girl in rural Bangladesh to being an entrepreneur in Kolkata, Indubala’s journey is laced with the desolation of separation from her roots and the consolation of every taste being a memory of someone she has lost.”

Where to Watch: Hoichoi

Genre: Drama

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Cast: Subhashree Ganguly, Sneha Chatterjee, Rahul Banerjee, and others

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Other OTT releases this week – New web series and movies

Title OTT Platform OTT Release Date Language
Lucky Hank SonyLIV 20-Mar English
We Lost Our Human Netflix 21-Mar English
Ghosted AppleTV+ 21-Mar English
On the Line Lionsgate Play 24-Mar English
Recipe of Love Hallmark Movies 24-Mar English
Forensics – The Science of Crime Curiosity Stream 24-Mar English
When I was Most Beautiful Playflix 24-Mar Hindi
After Her Dust 24-Mar English
Max Steel Lionsgate Play 24-Mar English
High and Low: The Worst X Netflix 25-Mar Japanese
Crisis Netflix 26-Mar English

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