New OTT Releases this Week (March 20 – 26): Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga, Hunter, Poovan, The Night Agent, and More Movies and TV Shows Playing Now

This week's top movies and shows going live on OTT platforms include Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga, Hunter, Poovan, The Night Agent and more.


March just lit up with an amazing OTT release this week. Shah Rukh Khan’s big return to the big screen with Pathaan which released in theaters back in January finally got its OTT release this week. Besides that there are a host of other releases this week along with the ongoing series The Mandalorian on Disney+ Hotstar. And with HBO’s shows leaving Disney+ Hotstar at the end of this month we would like to remind people to watch their shows on time. Like the previous week audiences at home have a host of new shows and movies to expect this week.

And this week we are getting some interesting new TV and movies which include the likes of Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga, Hunter, Poovan, The Night Agent. These are the top selection from the new shows and movies from the lot that is releasing this week. This selection includes the likes of thriller, heart-warming, sci-fi, and action among other genres. This means there is something for everyone and every mood. So here’s a look at the new releases this week on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Voot, Disney+ Hotstar, Sony Liv.

Top OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date Language IMDB Rating
Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga Netflix 24 March Hindi NA
Hunter Amazon MiniTV 22 March Hindi NA
Poovan ZEE5 24 March Malayalam 7.7
The Night Agent Netflix 23 March English 8.4
Pathaan Amazon Prime Video 22 March Hindi, Tamil, Telugu 6.3
Purusha Pretham SonyLiv 24 March Malayalam NA
Succession Season 4 Disney+ Hotstar 26 March English 8.8
Lucky Hank SonyLiv 20 March English 7
Kanjoos Makchichoos ZEE5 24 March Hindi NA

Other OTT Releases this Week

Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga

The newest heist thriller coming to Bollywood features Yami Gautam and Sunny Kaushal. Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga is being produced by Amar Kaushik and Dinesh Vijan, who are known for helming blockbusters like Stress and Bala. Yami Gautam stars as an air hostess who along with her businessman boyfriend are on a journey to steal jewels to escape a debt shark’s grasp. As the plane carrying the treasures gets involved in a hostage scenario, the heist goes horribly wrong.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Hindi, heist thriller

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast:Yami Gautam, Sunny Kaushal,

Release Date: 24 March

Hunter Tootega Nahi Todega

Suniel Shetty is back in action and he appears in the action-thriller web series Hunter as ACP Vikram. He takes on the dark corners of Mumbai’s underworld and must balance the equation of his past and present as he looks for a missing woman. The show has been produced by Saregama and Yoodlee Films and features Esha Deol, Barkha Bisht and Rahul Dev.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Hindi, action-thriller

Where to watch: Amazon MiniTV

Cast: Suniel Shetty, Esha Deol, Barkha Bisht, Rahul Dev

Release Date: 22 March


Another slice-of-life drama from the Malayalam industry is Poovan which features Antony Varghese, Girish A.D., Sajin Cherukayil, and Vineeth Vasudevan. It has been directed by Vineeth Vasudevan. Poovan revolves around a young man named Hari who owns a juice bar with a close friend. Veena, his sister, is in love with a man named Kannan. The movie essentially depicts a string of occurrences in Hari’s life that followed the arrival of a rooster in the neighbourhood.

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Language and Genre: Malayalam, slice-of-life drama

Where to watch: ZEE5

Cast:Antony Varghese, Girish A.D., Sajin Cherukayil, Vineeth Vasudevan

Release Date: 24 March

The Night Agent

The new action thriller show which has been directed by Shawn Ryan is based on the novel of the same name by Matthew Quirk. The show has been described by Netflix as, “While working the night action desk, FBI agent Peter receives a distress call and is soon put in charge of protecting cybersecurity expert Rose.” It features Gabriel Basso, Luciane Buchanan, Hong Chau, D. B. Woodside, and Fola Evans-Akingbola.

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Language and Genre: English, action-thriller

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Gabriel Basso, Luciane Buchanan, Hong Chau, D. B. Woodside, Fola Evans-Akingbola

Release Date: 23 March


Pathaan is SRK’s big comeback to the big screen after Zero which released in 2018. Pathaan is currently the highest grossing Hindi film ever and is close to some of the top names from India in terms of revenue. Pathan follow’s SRK’s character who has the same name has to take the fight to John Abrahm’s character with the help of Deepika’s character as Jim (John Abrahm) tries to take vengence from India with ‘Rakhtbeej’ for abandoning him. After getting full theaters for the longest time people are still rewatching the movie for the extra scenes added to the OTT version.

IMDB Rating: 6.3

Language and Genre: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, action

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Dimple Kapadia, Siddhant Ghegadmal

Release Date: 22 March

Purusha Pretham

Based on an original story by Manu Thodupuzha, Purusha Pretham had its screenplay written by Ajith Haridas. The Malayam drama has been shot in Kochi’s wetlands. The plot revolves around a mysterious man named Sebastian who is known for his bravery and is feared by many. Although his reputation for bravery is tested when a case becomes more complicated after a corpse unexpectedly disappears.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Malayalam, drama

Where to watch: SonyLiv

Cast: Darshana Rajendran, Prashant Alexander, Jagadish, Devaki Rajendran, James Eliya

Release Date: 24 March

Succession Season 4

The Emmy award winning show is back for its fourth season. At the end of the third season Brian Cox’s business moghul character Logan Roy’s children who had been vying for his position all ousted from their positions. And all plans to overthrow him had apparently been thwarted. This is where the action begins with the fourth season.

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Language and Genre: English, crime thriller

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Matthew Macfadyen, J. Smith Cameron

Release Date: 26 March

Lucky Hank

This is the newest show featuring Bob Odenkirk of Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad fame. The American comedy-drama Lucky Hank also features Mireille Enos, Olivia Scott Welch, Diedrich Bader, Sara Amini, Cedric Yarbrough and Suzanne Cryer. The show is about an English department chairman at an underfunded college played by Bob Odenkirk. He has to ensure that the midlife crisis he is having does not transform into a full-blown meltdown all the while handling the chaos in not just his personal and but professional life.

IMDB Rating: 7.0

Language and Genre: English, comedy drama

Where to watch: SonyLIV

Cast: Bob Odenkirk, Mireille Enos, Olivia Scott Welch, Diedrich Bader, Sara Amini, Cedric Yarbrough and Suzanne Cryer

Release Date: 20 March

Kanjoos Makchichoos

Kanjoos Makchichoos is a new Hindi comedy drama that features Kunal Khemu, Shweta Tripathi, Piyush Mishra, Alka Amin in the leading roles. It has been directed by Vipul Mehta and produced by Soham Rockstar Entertainment along with ThunderSky Entertainment. The story is about Jamnaprasad Pandey who is an epic miserly person, who even admits to being miserly. He saves money to send his parents on a pilgrimage, who lose their lives while on the pilgrimage. And when the government announnces a monetary compensation, a middleman steps in to grab half the money and Jamnaprasad vows to make him pay.

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Language and Genre: Hindi, comedy drama

Where to watch: ZEE5

Cast: Kunal Khemu, Shweta Tripathi, Piyush Mishra, Alka Amin, Rajeev Gupta and Raju Srivastava

Release Date: 24 March

Other OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date Language IMDB Rating
We Lost Our Human Netflix 21 March English 8.3
Ms. Hammurabi MX Player 22 March Korean 7.5
Vinaro Bhagyamu Vishnu Katha Aha 22 March Telugu 7.4
Invisible City Season 2 Netflix 22 March Portuguese 7.2
The Kingdom Season 2 Netflix 22 March Spanish 6.5
Waco: American Apocalypse Netflix 22 March English 7.3
My Kind of Country Apple TV+ 23 March English NA
Reggie Amazon Prime Video 23 March English NA
On The Line Lionagate Play 23 March English 5.4
Mae Martin: SAP Netflix 23 March English NA
Up Here Disney+ Hotstar 26 March English NA
Descendants of the Sun Aha 24 March Korean 8.2
Panchathantram ETV Win 22 March NA
De Dhakka 2 ZEE5 24 March Mararthi 6.6

NOTE: A lot of these shows don’t have ratings yet since they are new releases.