New OTT Releases this Week (February 27 – March 5): Gulmohar, The Mandalorian S3, Waltair Veerayya, and More Movies and TV Shows Playing Now

This week's top movies and shows going live on OTT platforms include Gulmohar, The Mandalorian S3, Waltair Veerayya and more.


March is here and Netflix has a tonne of content coming to the platform this week. Besides this new shows and movies coming this week The Last of Us is almost over but the hype around the show just won’t die down. HBO’s The Last of Us is getting more and more viewers each week making it extremely popular. 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 Gulmohar, The Mandalorian S3, Waltair Veerayya. 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.

Top OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date IMDB Rating
Gulmohar Disney+ Hotstar 3 March NA
The Mandalorian S3 Disney+ Hotstar 1 March 8.7
Waltair Veerayya Netflix 27 February 6.7
Alone Disney+ Hotstar 3 March 4.7
Taj – Divided By Blood ZEE5 3 March NA
Thalaikoothal Netflix 3 March 9.1
Iratta Netflix 3 March 8.0


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Gulmohar marks the return of Sharmila Tagore to the silver screen and she will be joined by the likes of Manoj Bajpayee and Amol Palekar. The Hindi drama movie is directed by Rahul Chittella and produced by Vikesh Bhutani, Rahul Chittella, Shujaat Saudagar. The movie is about the Batra family who decide to move out of their house of 34 years. And the four days leading to the shift sees drama unfold and escalate within the family. And the chaos, insecurities, secrets bring the family together.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Hindi, drama

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Sharmila Tagore, Amol Palekar, Suraj Sharma, Kaveri Seth, Nargis Nandal, Tripti Sahu

Release Date: 3 March

The Mandalorian S3

The Mandalorian is back with another season and we are all set to see Pedro Pascal don the mantle of Din Djarin or Mando with our favourite green Baby Yoda. Season 2 ended with Baby Yoda returning to Mando after abandoning Luke’s training, and Mando sets off for his home planet of Mandalore. According to show creator Jon Favreau, a large share of the action in season three will take place on the desolate plains of Mandalore which was a result of the The Great Mandalorian Purge, which was a result of the conflict with the First Galactic Empire.

IMDB Rating: 8.7

Language and Genre: English, action fantasy

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Pedro Pascal, Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers, Katee Sackhoff

Release Date: 1 March

Waltair Veerayya

Waltair Veerayya, is a Telugu action comedy movie which has been directed by KS Ravindra, with Mythri Movie Makers taking care of production duties. The cast includes Chiranjeevi, Ravi Teja, Shruti Haasan among others. The story follows Waltair Veerayya, an infamous smuggler wanted by RAW, whose authority gets challenged by Visakhapatnam ACP Vikram Sagar, who is determined to put an end to Waltair’s smuggling activities. Thus springs up a war of egos. Waltair Veerayya a gangster and a drug lord who wants to avenge his brother’s death. The only person who stands in his way is Vikram Sagar.

IMDB Rating: 6.7

Language and Genre: Telugu, action comedy

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Chiranjeevi, Ravi Teja, Shruti Haasan, Catherine Tresa, Nabin Luhagun, Bobby Simha, Rajendra Prasad, Vennela Kishore, Urvashi Rautela, John Vijay

Release Date: 27 February


Alone, the latest film starring Malayalam superstar actor Mohanlal has been written by Rajesh Jayaraman and directed by Shaji Kailas. The Covid-induced lockdown serves as the backdrop for the film. The character of Kalidas, a motivational speaker, is played by Mohanlal. In order to spend some time alone and protect himself from a spreading viral infection, he travels to an apartment in Kochi. But when Kalidas starts to hear the voices of the apartment’s former residents, things start to become frightening. Kalidas swears to learn what transpired in the house prior to his arrival since he is fascinated. He soon learns that the tenants who lived there before had died by suicide. When Kalidas tries to exact revenge for the deaths of complete strangers, the plot becomes much more complicated.

IMDB Rating: 4.7

Language and Genre: Malayalam, mystery thriller

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Mohanlal, Prithviraj, Manju Warrier, Siddique, Mallika Sukumaran

Release Date: 3 March

Taj – Divided By Blood

Taj – Divided By Blood is based on the tale of Jodha Akbar, but this time there are more characters in the mix. The producers claim that Taj – Divided by Blood would depict King Akbar’s reign as he searches for a good heir to carry on his illustrious history. The show dramatises the rise and collapse of the succeeding generations, showcasing the great dynasty’s beauty and savagery, their love of the arts, poetry, and architecture, as well as their incredibly callous actions about their own family in the pursuit of power.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Hindi, period drama

Where to watch: ZEE5

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Aditi Rao Hydari, Aashim Gulati, Taha Shah, Shubham Kumar Mehra, Sandhya Mridul, Zareena Wahab, Sauraseni Maitra, Rahul Bose, Dharmendra

Release Date: 3 March


The Tamil drama film Thalaikoothal has been directed by Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan and features Samuthirakani, Kathir and Vasundhara in the lead roles. The plot of the film effectively delves into the practice of senicide, making it a highly pertinent social commentary. In this film, Pazhani is determined to care for his bedridden elderly father, who holds immense significance. Unfortunately, his wife and relatives view his father as a burden and exploit their traditions to end his life. Will Pazhani be able to persuade them or fall victim to their beliefs?

IMDB Rating: 9.1

Language and Genre: Tamil, drama

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Samuthirakani, Kathir, Vasundhara, Katha Nandi, Kalaiselvan, Vaiyapuri, Murugadoss

Release Date: 3 March


Iratta is a Malayalam drama thriller written and directed by debutant director Rohit MG Krishnan. It features Joju George, Anjali, Manoj K.U., Abhiram Radhakrishnan in the leading roles. The movie revolves around a double role by Joju George in the roles of Pramod and Vinod who are twins. And the story takes an unexpected turn when Vinod dies while on duty at Vagamon police station that forces Pramod to look back on his life.

IMDB Rating: 8.0

Language and Genre: Malayalam, suspense thriller

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Joju George, Anjali, Manoj K.U., Abhiram Radhakrishnan

Release Date: 3 March

Other OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date IMDB Rating
Too Hot to Handle Germany Netflix 28 February 4.3
Love at First Kiss Netflix 3 March NA
Heatwave Netflix 1 March 5
Chris Rock: Selective Outrage Netflix 5 March NA
Next in Fashion Season 2 Netflix 3 March 7.3
Sex/Life Season 2 Netflix 2 March 5.5
Tonight You’re Sleeping With Me Netflix 1 March 3.5
A Whole Lifetime with Jamie Demetriou Netflix 28 February 6
Cheat Netflix 1 March 5.1
Wrong Side of the Tracks Season 2 Netflix 1 March 6.8
Meeting You MX Player 1 March 8.6
Framed! A Sicilian Murder Mystery Season 2 Netflix 2 March 6.8
I Am Georgina Netflix 2 March 4
Monique Olivier: Accessory to Evil Series Netflix 2 March NA
In the Name of God: A Holy Betrayal Netflix 3 March NA
Daisy Jones & The Six Amazon Prime Video 3 March NA
The Problem with Jon Stewart Season 2 Apple TV+ 3 March 7.1
Divorce Attorney Shin Netflix 4 March NA
Geet Dholi (Bhojpuri) ZEE5 27 February NA
Venom: Let There Be Carnage Netflix 1 March 5.9
Adrishyam Amazon Prime Video 28 February 5.6
PHD Pyaar Hai Drama ZEE5 27 February NA
Aashiqana Season 3 Disney+ Hotstar 27 February 5.3
Indian Idol – Telugu Aha Video 3 March 7.3
Mahananda ZEE5 3 March 7

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