New OTT Releases this Week (March 6 – 12): Rana Naidu, Varisu, Run Baby Run, and More Movies and TV Shows Playing Now

This week's top movies and shows going live on OTT platforms include Rana Naidu, Anger Tales, Christopher and more.


The second week of March brings a whole mixed bag of offerings in terms of OTT releases. Besides these new shows and movies coming this week The Last of Us is almost over but the season 3 of The Mandalorian is here to keep us company. Although HBO’s shows leaving Disney+ Hotstar at the end of this month has hit people hard. 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 Rana Naidu, Anger Tales, Christopher. 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 Language IMDB Rating
Rana Naidu Netflix 8 March Hindi, Telugu NA
Anger Tales Disney+ Hotstar 10 March Telugu 6.8
Christopher Amazon Prime Video 9 March Malayalam 7.3
You Season 4 Part 2 Netflix 9 March English 7.7
Happy Family: Conditions Apply Amazon Prime Video 10 March Hindi NA
Accidental Farmer & Co. SonyLIV 10 March Tamil NA
Rekha Netflix 10 March Malayalam 8.4
Varisu (Hindi) Amazon Prime Video 8 March Hindi 6.4
Run Baby Run Disney+ Hotstar 10 March Malayalam 6.8
Dada Amazon Prime Video 10 March Tamil 8.6
The Glory Part 2 Netflix 10 March Korean 7.9

Rana Naidu

Rana Naidu is the official adaptation of the popular American TV series Ray Donovan with the real-life nephew and uncle duo Rana and Venkatesh Daggubati, as a Mumbai fixer and his ex-con father. Rana Naidu delves into the world of a powerful fixer who is skilled at resolving issues for athletes, business people, celebrities, and affluent people. The program follows Rana Naidu as he negotiates the intricate web of influential individuals in the city and finds solutions to their issues. While he solves everyone’s issues, he lost it when his father was released from jail. The television show promises to be an exciting and action-packed journey that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Hindi and Telugu, crime thriller

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Rana Daggubati, Daggubati Venkatesh, Abhishek Banerjee, Adithya Menon

Release Date: 8 March

Anger Tales

Anger Tales is an original Telugu series directed by Prabhala Tilak and features some famous names like Tharun Bascker, Suhas, Ravindra Vijay, and more in their pivotal roles. Anger Tales will revolve around four characters and how their life is full of challenges. The only solution for them is to revolt! Anger Tales is produced by Sridhar Reddy and actor Suhas.

IMDB Rating: 6.8

Language and Genre: Telugu, anthology of multiple stories

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Venkatesh Maha, Suhas, Madonna Sebastian, Ravindra Vijay, Bindu Madhavi, Phani Acharya, Tharun Bhascker

Release Date: 10 March


Christopher, which was written and directed by B Unnikrishnan and stars Malayalam megastar Mammootty just hit Amazon Prime Video. Actor Mammootty portrays the movie’s main character. Sitaram Trimuthi, played by actor Vinay Ray, is the film’s antagonist. Mammootty portrays a policeman who doesn’t mind breaking the law to see that justice is served when it counts. One of his investigations results in the capture of a criminal mastermind, who then decides to exact revenge, endangering the lives of those close to Christopher.

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Language and Genre: Malayalam, action crime thriller

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Mammootty, Vinay Ray, Sarath Kumar, Amala Paul, Sneha, and Shine Tom Chacko, Dileesh Pothan

Release Date: 9 March

You Season 4 Part 2

The season 4 of the popular thriller show from Netflix returned on February 9 and now the second part of the Season 4 is here with Penn Badgley returning as Joe Goldberg and Tati Gabrielle reprising her role as Marienne Bellamy, with Lukas Gage, Charlotte Ritchie, Tilly Keeper, Amy-Leigh Hickman and Ed Speleers joining the main cast. You series co-creator Sera Gamble returns as showrunner.

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Language and Genre: English, thriller

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Penn Badgley, Tati Gabrielle, Lukas Gage, Charlotte Ritchie, Tilly Keeper, Amy-Leigh Hickman, Ed Speleers

Release Date: 9 March

Happy Family: Conditions Apply

A new light-hearted family comedy drama releasing this week is Happy Family: Conditions Apply which features an ensemble cast with the likes of Ratna Pathak Shah, Raj Babbar, Hasmukh Dholakia and others. The Dholakia family’s household have four generations living under one roof and navigate the many ups and downs of their lives together.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Hindi, family comedy-drama

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Raj Babbar, Hasmukh Dholakia, Ratna Pathak Shah, Hemlata Dholakia, Atul Kulkarni, Ayesha Jhulka

Release Date: 10 March

Accidental Farmer & Co.

Another light hearted show coming this week is Accidental Farmer & Co. which is about an innocent farmer starts growing a ‘Miracle Plant’ in his village and he unexpectedly becomes the town’s biggest hero. It stars Ramya Pandian, Vinodhini Vaidynathan, and Vaibhav Reddy and is directed by Sugan Jay.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Tamil, comedy drama

Where to watch: SonyLIV

Cast: Ramya Pandian, Vinodhini Vaidynathan, Vaibhav Reddy

Release Date: 10 March


The movie delves into the life of a young woman who falls deeply in love, only to be met with a terrible tragedy that shatters her world. One fateful night, everything changes and the incident pushes her into a dark and vengeful path. The once bright and hopeful woman spirals into a pit of anger, grief, and despair. The film explores the young woman’s emotional journey as she struggles to come to terms with her loss and seeks retribution for the wrongs done to her.

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Language and Genre: Malayalam, drama thriller

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Unni Lalu, Vincy Aloshious, Rajesh Azhikkodan, Renji Kankol, Premalatha Thayineri, Prathapan K. S., and Vishnu Govindan

Release Date: 10 March

Varisu (Hindi)

Thalapathy-starrer action movie Varisu is coming to OTT after it was released in the cinema on January 11. Varisu’s protagonist, Thalapthy Vijay, is a cheerful guy named Vijay Rajendran. The film is reminiscent of a classic Tamil family sitcom. As his foster father dies in an inexplicable situation, his character’s circumstances shift, and he suddenly finds himself in command of a multibillion-dollar corporate empire. Between this expedition and the one that followed, he encountered a multitude of misdeeds and tragedies. The characters of Yogi Babu and Anand Raj help to build the film and urge the audience to applaud.

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Language and Genre: Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada, Hindi, action drama

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Thalapathy Vijay, Rashmika Mandanna, Yogi Babu, Sarathkumar, Prabhu, Prakash Raj, R. Sarathkumar, Jayasudha, Srikanth, Shaam, Sangeetha Krish, Samyuktha Shanmughanathan, Sanjana Tiwari, Harshitha Karthik, Nandini Rai

Release Date: 8 March

Run Baby Run

While driving home from work, a bank employee found an unknown girl inside his car. Subsequently, a chain of heart-wrenching events compels him to investigate the identity of the girl and the reason behind her murder. This pursuit also leads him to uncover numerous other grim secrets, only to know that her presence would soon lead to trouble in his life.

IMDB Rating: 6.8

Language and Genre: Malayalam, drama

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: RJ Balaji, Aishwarya Rajesh, Jiyen Krishnakumar, Sam CS

Release Date: 10 March


Dada is a Tamil coming-of-age romantic drama movie that is the directorial debut of Ganesh K. Babu who has also written the script. It stars Kavin, Aparna Das and K. Bhagyaraj. The movie focuses on the life of Manikandan and Sindhu who are final-year college students, and they fall in love with each other become accidental parents and have to deal with the fallout.

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Language and Genre: Tamil, romantic drama

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Kavin, Aparna Das, K. Bhagyaraj, Aishwariyaa Bhaskaran, VTV Ganesh

Release Date: 10 March

The Glory Part 2

The K-drama, The Glory’s second Part is here after the release of the first part last year and it has been written by Kim Eun-sook, directed by An Gil-ho. It stars Song Hye-kyo, Lee Do-hyun, Lim Ji-yeon, Yeom Hye-ran, Park Sung-hoon, and Jung Sung-ill. The show has been described on Netflix as, “The Glory Part 2 will build on the story of surveilling and closing in on the lives of Yeon-jin and their fellow perpetrators and show how they fall into their versions of ‘hell’ that Dong-eun has meticulously planned out, quenching viewers’ thirst for the ending.”

IMDB Rating: 7.9

Language and Genre: Korean, K-drama

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Song Hye-kyo, Lee Do-hyun, Lim Ji-yeon, Yeom Hye-ran, Park Sung-hoon, Jung Sung-ill

Release Date: 10 March

Other OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date Language IMDB Rating
Indubala Bhaater Hotel Hoichoi 8 March Bengali 7.6
Bomma Nayagi ZEE5 10 March Tamil 9.5
Boudhi Canteen ZEE5 10 March Bengali 7.1
Poovan ZEE5 10 March Malayalam 7.7
Hatyapuri ZEE5 10 March Bengali 6.2
Luther-The Fallen Sun Netflix 10 March English 7
MH370: The Plane That Disappeared Netflix 8 March English 6.3
College Detectives Amazon miniTV 8 March Hindi NA
Ridley Jones Season 5 Netflix 6 March English 4.7
Faraway Netflix 8 March German 6
Love Unexpected MX Player 8 March Chinese 8.2
Outlast Netflix 10 March English NA
The Test Season 2 Amazon Prime Video 9 March English NA
Chang Can Dunk Disney+ Hotstar 10 March English NA
IP Man: Kung Fu Master Lionsgate Play 10 March Chinese 4.6
Pandora: Beneath the Paradise Season 1 Disney+ Hotstar 11 March Korean NA
Bad Trip SonyLIV 10 March English 6.5
Mandakini Aha 6 March Kannada NA
Miley Cyrus – Endless Summer Vacation Disney Plus Hotstar 10 March English NA
Cairo Conspiracy Amazon Prime Video 10 March Arabic 7.1
Nine Warriors Part 2 PlayFlix 6 March Chinese 7.2

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