New OTT Releases This Week (March 13-19, 2023): Vaathi, Rocket Boys S2, Writer Padmabhushan, Kuttey and others

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The mid-week of March 2023 seems to be quite a busy one, especially for cinema buffs, as several popular films and series are releasing this week, giving you more things to Binge. Besides the sports tournaments and leagues, fans will be able to enjoy new releases on several OTT platforms, and there’s something in every genre.

Dwayne Johnson’s film Black Adam which received a mixed response from the audience, will finally stream on Prime Video. Besides this, the second season of the popular show Dom will also stream on the OTT platform, making it busy for the subscribers of this OTT platform.

On the regional language front, Dhanush’s popular multilingual film, Vaathi (Sir in Telugu) will be streaming on Netflix. Meanwhile, users on Zee5 can enjoy critically acclaimed Telugu-language release, Writer Padmabhushan, and Bengali series Seven. Telugu content lovers will also have Aha Original – Saathi Gaani Rendu Ekaralu – on their list to watch, while the ones on SunNxt can watch the popular Malayalam movie Once Upon a Time in Jamaaligudda.

Lovers of Hindi content will not be disappointed this week. Arjun Kapoor starrer Kuttey will stream on Netflix as a digital premiere. Meanwhile, the new comedy series Pop Kaun and the second season of the popular show Rockey Boys will stream on Disney+ Hotstar and SonyLIV, respectively.

Top OTT releases this week – New web series and movies

Title OTT Platform OTT Release Date Language
Kuttey Netflix 16-Mar Hindi
Black Adam Prime Video 16-Mar English
Shadow and Bone: S2 Netflix 16-Mar English
Rockey Boys S2 SonyLIV 17-Mar Hindi
Once Upon a Time in Jamaaligudda SunNxt 17-Mar Kannada
Vaathi Netflix 17-Mar Tamil
Writer Padmabhushan Zee5 17-Mar Telugu
Saathi Gaani Rendu Ekaralu Aha Video 17-Mar Telugu
Caught Out: Crime, Corruption, Cricket Netflix 17-Mar English
Dom: S2 Prime Video 17-Mar English
Pop Kaun Disney+ Hotstar 17-Mar HIndi
Seven Zee5 17-Mar Bengali


Written and directed by Aasmaan Bharadwaj, Kuttey is an action comedy about a heist. The official premise, as shared by the makers, says, “A van carrying crores of cash. One rainy night on the outskirts of Mumbai. Unaware of each other, three stray gangs cross paths on the hunt. Unfortunately, all of them have the same plan. Will they bite the bone, or will they lose to greed?”

Where to Watch: Netflix

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

Cast: Tabu, Arjun Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, and others

Black Adam

Presented as a superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name, Black Adam follows the story of an ancient Egyptian warrior named Teth-Adam, who is chosen by the wizard Shazam to become the champion of the gods. However, Teth-Adam’s thirst for power and his desire for vengeance eventually corrupts him, and he becomes known as Black Adam, a powerful antihero who uses his immense strength, speed, and magical abilities to seek revenge on those who have wronged him.

Where to Watch: Prime Video

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, and others

Rockey Boys S2

The trailer of the upcoming season of SonyLIV original show, Rocket Boys, was released recently, with a message that said, “Rocket Boys 2 is the story of independent India’s formative years, as the country is amidst turbulence with belligerent political hostility, changing hands of power within the country and international agencies keeping a close watch on the country’s ambition. The show is a thrilling narrative of the incredible life and times of Dr Homi J. Bhabha, Dr Vikram Sarabhai, and Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as they wade through challenges and difficulties on their mission to make India a nuclear nation.

Where to Watch: SonyLIV

Genre: Drama, History

IMDb Rating: 8.9/10

Cast: Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh and others

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Vaathi (Sir)

Considered to be one of the popular releases of the year, Vaathi (Sir in Telugu) revolves around the 1990s, when Thirupathi, the owner of private colleges, takes over some government colleges and transfers some of his faculty members to them. Thirupathi knows that his faculty members are not competent to teach students but aims to eliminate public institutions of intermediate college education and funnel students into his private institutions. However, Balamurugan, a qualified teacher, foils Thirupathi’s plans by helping the students at Sozhavaram government college achieve excellent results. Thirupathi becomes furious upon hearing this news and challenges Balamurugan, also known as Bala Gangadhar Tilak, to prepare the students to secure TNPCEE ranks. Balu accepts the challenge and starts coaching the students.

Where to Watch: Netflix

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Cast: Dhanush, Samyuktha Menon and others

Writer Padmabhushan

The story of the Telugu-language film, Writer Padmabhushan, takes place in Vijayawada and centres around Padmabhushan, an only child who aspires to be a renowned writer. He publishes his first book with high hopes of success. The plot delves into the unexpected turns in his life and how he overcomes the obstacles that arise. Ultimately, the film revolves around Padmabhushan’s love interest Sarika and how he wins her heart, completing the story. Presented as a comedy-drama, the film has been written and directed by Shanmukha Prashanth.

Where to Watch: Zee5

Genre: Comedy, Drama

IMDb Rating: 9.1/10

Cast: Goparaju Ramanna, Gowri Priya

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Dom: S2

One of the popular shows on Prime Video, Dom, a Brazilian crime drama series, follows the story of Pedro Dom, a young man who becomes a skilled criminal as he grows up in Rio de Janeiro. The series depicts Pedro’s journey from being a petty thief to becoming a notorious drug lord and the impact of his criminal activities on his personal life and relationships, including his father, Victor, a police officer who is determined to bring him to justice. Alongside Pedro’s story, the series also explores the dynamics of the police force and their efforts to curb organized crime in Rio de Janeiro.

Where to Watch: Prime Video

Genre: Crime, Drama

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Cast: Gabriel Leone, Filipe Braganca, and others

Pop Kaun

Presented as a one-of-a-kind comedy, Pop Kaun, presented as Hotstar Specials, includes several popular names from Bollywood. The show revolves around the protagonist’s search for his father and the comedic situations he faces. Makers of the show released the trailer as a tribute to the Late Satish Kaushik, with a message that read, “A salute to the legend of comedy, #SatishKaushik , whose work made us smile for years.” Another message read, “Aa rahe hain comedy ke diggaj, machane comedy ka hungama!”

Where to Watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Genre: Comedy

Cast: Kunal Kemmu, Saurabh Shukla, Johny Lever and others


Presented as a Zee5 release, the trailer of this Bengali thriller was recently released with a message that read, “As five friends from different walks of life get on a road trip to a hill station, they stumble upon a car accident, death, a bag full of money and a gun. Where will their lust for money lead them? Find out in Seven.”

Where to Watch: Zee5

Genre: Thriller

Cast: Gaurav Chakraborthy, Riddhima Ghosh, and others

Other OTT releases this week – New web series and movies

Title OTT Platform OTT Release Date Language
Bert Kreischer: Razzle Dazzle Netflix 14-Mar English
Ariyoshi Assists Netflix 14-Mar Japanese
Money Shot: The Pornhub Story Netflix 15-Mar English
Love on a Limb Hallmark Movies 16-Mar English
Make Humour Not War Curiosity Stream 16-Mar English
Still Time Netflix 16-Mar Italian
Black Mafia Family: S2 Lionsgate Play 17-Mar English
In His Shadow Netflix 17-Mar French
The Magician’s Elephant Netflix 17-Mar English
Noise Netflix 17-Mar Dutch
Maestro Netflix 17-Mar English
Sky High: The Series Netflix 17-Mar Spanish
Agent Elvis Netflix 17-Mar English
Dance 100 Netflix 17-Mar English
Extrapolations AppleTV+ 17-Mar English
Naked and Afraid: Brazil Discovery+ 17-Mar Portugese
Tech Talk DocuBay 18-Mar English

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