New OTT Releases this Week (April 3 – 9): Ayothi, Jubilee, Romancham, and More Movies and TV Shows Playing Now

This week's top movies and shows going live on OTT platforms include Ayothi, Jubilee, Romancham and more.


We’re into April and a slew of new OTT releases are hitting the different platforms this week. The Mandalorian on Disney+ Hotstar is still ongoing and nearing the end. 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 Ayothi, Jubilee, Romancham. 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 NetflixAmazon Prime, Voot, Disney+ HotstarSony Liv and Aha

Top OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date Language IMDB Rating
Ayothi ZEE5 7 April Tamil 8.5
Jubilee Amazon Prime Video 7 April Hindi NA
Romancham Disney+ Hotstar 7 April Malayalam 8.1
Byomkesh O Piranjal Hoichoi 7 April Bengali NA
Gutur Gu ZEE5 5 April Hindi 9.6
IRL: In Real Love Netflix 6 April Hindi NA
Babylon BookMyShow Stream 5 April English 7.2
Beef Netflix 6 April English 8.1
Hunger Netflix 8 April Thai NA
The Crossover Disney+ Hotstar 5 April English NA


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Directed by R. Manthira Moorthy, this Tamil movie features M. Sasikumar, Preethi Asrani, Yashpal Sharma, and Pugazh in the lead roles. The story centers around a man entangled in a criminal case under unexpected circumstances. Despite facing numerous obstacles and detractors at every turn, he fights to clear his name and save himself from the dire consequences of false accusations. As the plot unfolds, the audience takes a thrilling ride filled with suspense, twists, and turns.

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Language and Genre: Tamil, action drama

Where to watch: ZEE5

Cast: Master Advaith, Preethi Asrani, Pugazh

Release Date: 7 April


A new show from director Vikram Motwane which has been classified as a period drama. It features Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aditi Rao Hydari, and Aparshakti Khurana in the leading roles. Jubilee apparently celebrates the magic of movies and is an ode to all the creators, artists, and technical staff who make this enchantment on-screen possible. The plot seems to center around the struggles of three individuals as they embark on a quest to break into the movie business.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Hindi, period drama

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aditi Rao Hydari, Aparshakti Khurana, Wamiqa Gabbi, Sidhant Gupta, Nandish Sandhu, Ram Kapoor

Release Date: 7 April


Romancham is a Malayalam horror comedy directed by Jithu Madhavan and starring Soubin Shahir. Much like the horror films of the west, the movie is about seven bachelors playing with a Ouija board. A group of pals decides to play the ghost game in order to find out whether ghosts are real. But their experiment is abruptly stopped when they see a ghost in their own room.

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Language and Genre: Malayalam, comedy horror

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Soubin Shahir, Arjun Ashokan, Chemban Vinod Jose, Sajin Gopu, Afzal P.H., Siju Sunny, Jagadeesh Kumar, Abin Bino, Anantharaman Ajay, Assim Jamal, Adithya Bhaskar, Jolly Chirayath, Joemon Jyothir, Sreejith Nair, Deepika Das

Release Date: 7 April

Byomkesh O Piranjal

This bengali detective show is about the legendary sleuth Byomkesh Bakshi created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. The show has been directed by Sudipto Roy and features Anirban Bhattacharya as the detective along with Ridhima Ghosh and Bhaswar Chatterjee. This is based on the story Byomkesh O Chiriyakhana by the writer and the show is set in the 1930s and around the bengali scthetics of the time. This serves as the eighth season of the series.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Bengali, detective show

Where to watch: Hoichoi

Cast: Anirban Bhattacharya, Ridhima Ghosh, Bhaswar Chatterjee

Release Date: 7 April

Gutur Gu

This new Hindi romantic comedy directed by Saqib Pandor, is about young love happening in the tutions. It features Ashlesha Thakur, Vishesh Bansal in the two lead roles. The story is about a trendy young girl who arrives in Bhopal from Gurgaon and wants to find a local boyfriend and comes across a young guy in her tution class.

IMDB Rating: 9.6

Language and Genre: Hindi, romantic comedy

Where to watch: Amazon miniTV

Cast: Ashlesha Thakur, Vishesh Bansal

Release Date: 5 April

IRL: In Real Love

There’s a new dating show coming to Netflix and it’s called IRL: In Real Love. It features Gauhar Khan and Rannvijay Singh as the hosts. It has been described as, “Four singles seeking love navigate its ups and downs through real and online connections but will they choose virtual romance, or go offline?”

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Hindi, dating show

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Gauhar Khan, Rannvijay Singh

Release Date: 6 April


One of the more popular films from Hollywood last year was the period black comedy-drama Babylon featuring Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Diego Calva in the lead and directed by Damien Chazelle. This is a tale of ambition and the outrageous and excessive existence of the film stars duing an era of unbridled decadence in Hollywood.

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Language and Genre: English, period black comedy-drama

Where to watch: BookMyShow Stream

Cast: Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Diego Calva, Jean Smart, Jovan Adepo, Li Jun Li

Release Date: 5 April


Beef is a new comedy drama show to come to Netflix that is getting rave reviews and is being touted as one of the best shows on the platform yet. Created by Lee Sung Jin, the show features Steven Yeun and Ali Wong as two people who are dragged into a road rage incident which begins to consume their lives. Joseph Lee, Young Mazino, David Choe, and Patti Yasutake appear in supporting roles.

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Language and Genre: English, comedy-drama

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Steven Yeun, Ali Wong, Joseph Lee, Young Mazino, David Choe, Patti Yasutake

Release Date: 6 April


Hunger is a Thai movie that is getting some positive attention from critics. The movie has been directed by Sitisiri Mongkolsiri and features Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Kenneth Won, and Nopachai Chaiyanam in the leading roles. The movie is about a woman who runs a family style noodle shop and gets invited to join a fine dining restaurant team under the tutelage of an infamous chef.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Thai, drama thriller

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Kenneth Won, Nopachai Chaiyanam, Gunn Svasti Na Ayudhya

Release Date: 8 April

The Crossover

Movies and shows about sports have always been popular and a new one coming this week on Disney+ Hotstar is The Crossover. Produced by LeBron James’ production company SpringHill Entertainment and based on the novel with the same name by Kwame Alexander, it is about two brothers Josh and JB Bell who are basketball phenomena. The story revolves around these two and how they navigate their lives and family entering adulthood.

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Language and Genre: English, family sports drama

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Jalyn Hall, Amir O’Neil, Derek Luke, Sabrina Revelle, Skyla I’Lece, Deja Monique Cruz, Trevor Raine Bush

Release Date: 5 April

Other OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date Language IMDB Rating
Redefined: J.R. Smith Amazon Prime Video 4 April English NA
The Signing Netflix 4 April English NA
My Name Is Mo’Nique Netflix 4 April English 5.6
Smile Amazon Prime Video 4 April English 6.6
Schmigadoon Season 2 Apple TV+ 5 April English 7.3
The Lady in Dignity MX Player 5 April Korean 7.5
Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now Netflix 5 April English NA
Boom! Boom!: The World vs. Boris Becker Apple TV+ 7 April English NA
On a wing and a Prayer Amazon Prime Video 7 April English NA
Transatlantic Netflix 7 April English NA
Thicker Than Water Netflix 7 April French 5
Chupa Netflix 7 April English NA
Kings of Mulberry Street: Let Love Reign Netflix 7 April English NA
Oh Belinda Netflix 7 April Turkish NA
Party Down Season 3 Lionsgate Play 7 April English 8.2
My Debate Opponent Season 2 MX Player 8 April Chinese NA
Dave Season 3 Disney+ Hotstar 8 April English 8.3
Pranaya Vilasam ZEE5 8 April Malayalam 7.3
Burqa Aha 8 April Tamil NA

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