New OTT Releases this Week (March 12 – 19): Vaathi, Black Adam, Kuttey, and More Movies and TV Shows Playing Now

This week's top movies and shows going live on OTT platforms include Vaathi, Black Adam, Kuttey and more.


This week of March has to be one of the most exciting yet and it brings a whole lot of highly rated movies and shows in terms of OTT releases. The final episode of the popular HBO show The Last of Us aired this week with a promise to come back for a season 2 and probably a season 3. Action on The Mandalorian is getting intense. 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 Vaathi, Black Adam, Kuttey. 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.

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Top OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date Language IMDB Rating
Vaathi Netflix 17 March Tamil, Telugu 7.7
Black Adam Amazon Prime Video 15 March English 6.3
Kuttey Netflix 16 March Hindi 6.4
Everything Everywhere All At Once SonyLiv 13 March English 7.9
The Whale SonyLiv 16 March English 7.8
Ted Lasso Season 3 Apple TV+ 15 March English 8.8
Rocket Boys Season 2 SonyLiv 17 March Hindi 8.9
Gandhada Gudi Amazon Prime Video 17 March Kannada 9.3
Writer Padmabhushan ZEE5 17 March Telugu 9.1


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Vaathi which roughly translates to Master/Leader is an upcoming period coming-of-age action drama movie. The story follows a young man’s life and his struggles against the privatization of education. We are introduced to Balamurugan, a third-grade junior lecturer at Tirupati Educational Institute (TEI), where he fights against the institutes that impart education to children in exchange for business profits. Dhanush’s character fights against corruption and exposes the deep rot in the system. What happens next? Watch the movie and find out.

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Language and Genre: Tamil, Telugu, coming-of-age action drama

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Dhanush, Samyukhta Menon, Sai Kumar, Samuthirakani, Tanikella Bharani, Aadukalam Naren, Rishad Mahmud, Ilavarasu, Thotapalli Madhu, Narra Srinivas

Release Date: 17 March

Black Adam

The fans have long had their eyes on Black Adam. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, a well-known actor, made his debut in the superhero genre with this film. The anti-hero movie Black Adam depicts the tale of Teth Adam, who attained godly abilities in the imaginary Middle Eastern nation of Kahndaq in ancient times. He spent approximately 5,000 years in prison for abusing his authority. The movie depicts a now-liberated Black Adam as he goes on the prowl to carry out his particular brand of justice while being opposed by contemporary members of The Justice Society.

IMDB Rating: 6.3

Language and Genre: English, superhero-action

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo, Sarah Shahi, Marwan Kenzari, Pierce Brosnan

Release Date: 15 March


Kuttey is the directorial debut of Vishal Bharadwaj’s son Aasmaan Bhardwaj. Kuttey portrays the plot of a truck carrying billions of dollars much like an action crime film. The opening of the trailer, which states, “There is a rule of the jungle, either kill or get killed,” establishes the plot of the movie. At the beginning of Kuttey, Gopal (Arjun Kapoor) and Paaji (Kumud Mishra) are given the task of carrying out a contract to assassinate a politician’s competitor. However, everything goes wrong as the corrupt cop within them plots mischief and greed takes control. They need money to buy themselves some time to save their uniform. That is where it all begins. Will those men succeed in what they set out to do, or will they turn selfish? The film’s subsequent events provide the answers to these queries.

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Language and Genre: Hindi, action-crime

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Radhika Madan, Arjun Kapoor, Tabu, Naseeruddin Shah

Release Date: 16 March

Everything Everywhere All At Once

The winner of seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Michelle Yeoh as Best Actress, Ke Huy Quan for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and Jamie Lee Curtis for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, the film is finally here on OTT to watch in India. Everything Everywhere All At Once uses the concept to multiverse to deal with the shifts in paradigm of family structure, responsibility, personality as well as problems.

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Language and Genre: English, absurdist comedy-drama

Where to watch: SonyLIV

Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan, Jenny Slate, Harry Shum Jr., James Hong, Jamie Lee Curtis

Release Date: 13 March

The Whale

The Whale won two awards at the 95th Academy Awards that took place on 13 March, with Brendan Fraser winning Best Actor for his role as a morbidly obese English teacher in the film. The film follows Charlie who has become severly obese and is trying to navigate live and revive his relationship to his teenage daughter who avoids him.

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Language and Genre: English, psychological drama

Where to watch: SonyLIV

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, Samantha Morton

Release Date: 16 March

Ted Lasso Season 3

The extremely popular Apple TV+ show Ted Lasso is back again with season 3. The action up until the end of season 3 showed Assistant coach Nate defecting to West Ham United while Ted’s panic attacks became public and mishaps all around for the characters. Things are expected to pick up during season 3.

IMDB Rating: 8.8

Language and Genre: English, sports comedy-drama

Where to watch: Apple TV+

Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster, Brett Goldstein, Brendan Hunt, Nick Mohammed, Juno Temple

Release Date: 15 March

Rocket Boys Season 2

Another highly rated show is hitting SonyLIV which had a successful season 1 with a cast that includes Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, Regina Cassandra and Saba Azad. It has been described as, “Based on the Pokhran nuclear test Operation Smiling Buddha, Indian scientists buckle up for an audacious attempt to test the country’s first nuclear bomb as war looms. Dreams and moral ambiguities clash as India’s satellite programme expands amidst a change of guard at the highest level.”

IMDB Rating: 8.9

Language and Genre: Hindi, biography, drama, historic

Where to watch: SonyLIV

Cast: Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, Regina Cassandra, Saba Azad, Dibyendu Bhattacharya

Release Date: 17 March

Gandhada Gudi

Puneeth Rajkumar who was a popular actor and an active social worker, passed away before this movie Gandhada Gudi could release. He had a variety of interests, such as travelling, experiencing new things, and studying nature which are depicted in his last released film Gandhada Gudi by his wife Ashwini Puneeth Rajkumar. Ashwini, introduces the beginning of Gandhada Gudi and she claims, “His fans saw Puneeth long before he could see the world.” The 98-minute film pays homage to Karnataka’s biodiversity and ecology in all its splendour. It shows Karnataka’s hidden side when Amoghavarsha and Puneeth travel to forests, lakes, oceans, and other locations.

IMDB Rating: 9.3

Language and Genre: Kannada, documentary

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Amoghavarsha, Puneet Rajkumar

Release Date: 17 March

Writer Padmabhushan

Suhas who made his debut with YouTube videos and then starred in Padi Padi Leche Awadh, has now filled out the shoes of the lead in Writer Padmabhushan. The story is about a middle-class family in Vijayawada is central to the story. Assistant librarian Padmabhushan (Suhas) has a big desire of becoming a well-known author. Tholi Adugu (First Step), his debut book, was previously written and published by him. He frequently daydreams about fans fighting for his autograph in certain situations.

IMDB Rating: 9.1

Language and Genre: Telugu, crime thriller

Where to watch: ZEE5

Cast: Suhas, Tina Shilparaj, Rohini, Ashish Vidyarthi, Gowri Priya

Release Date: 17 March

Other OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date Language IMDB Rating
Satthi Gaani Rendu Yekaralu Aha 17 March Telugu NA
The Magician’s Elephant Netflix 17 March English 9.4
Caught Out: Crime Corruption Cricket Netflix 10 March English NA
Am I Next ZEE5 17 March Hindi 10
Ariyoshi Assistants Netflix 14 March Japanese NA
Suspicious Partner MX Player 15 March Korean 7.8
Maestro In Blue Netflix 17 March Greek NA
Black Mafia Family Season 2 Netflix 8 March English NA
Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts Disney+ Hotstar 15 March English 6.6
The Law Of The Jungle Netflix 15 March Spanish NA
Money Shot: The Pornhub Story Netflix 15 March English NA
Shadow and Bone Season 2 Netflix 16 March English 7.6
DOM Season 2 Netflix 17 March Portuguese 7.2
In His Shadow Netflix 17 March French NA
Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming with David Letterman Disney+ Hotstar 17 March English NA
Dance 100 Netflix 17 March English NA
Swarm Amazon Prime Video 17 March English 7.3
Extrapolations Apple TV+ 17 March English NA
Sky High: The Series Netflix 17 March Spanish NA
Class of ’07 Amazon Prime Video 17 March English NA
Pop Kaun Disney+ Hotstar 17 March Hindi NA

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