OTT Releases this Week: She Hulk, House of Dragon, Heaven, More Films and TV Shows Playing Now

Top 5 films and shows going live on OTT platforms this week include She-Hulk, House of Dragon, Heaven, Yaanai and Tamilrockerz.


The Indian OTT scenario has become an extremely prominent entertainment scene and gone are the days when films were only released in theaters where people flocked to see shows which went on for weeks and months. With OTT platforms now, films become extremely accessible to people and can be watched at a whim without having to wait for them being telecasted at particular times with ad-breaks of course.

OTT platforms like NetflixAmazon Prime, Voot, Disney+ HotstarSony Liv ensure to bring fresh content for its viewers each week in order to keep them engaged. And this week the top five films and shows going live on OTT platforms include She-Hulk, House of Dragon, Heaven, Yaanai and Tamilrockerz.

Name OTT Platform Release Date
She-Hulk Disney+ Hotstar August 17
House of Dragon Disney+ Hotstar August 21
Heaven Disney+ Hotstar August 19
Yaanai Zee5 August 19
Tamilrockerz SonyLiv August 19

She-Hulk (Disney+ Hotstar – August 17)

The newest show from the Marvel universe is She-Hulk starring Tatiana Maslany as the titular character of Jennifer Walters. The show has been created by Jessica Gao based on the comic written by the legendary Stan Lee. The show follows the exploits of Jennifer Walters who can turn into a hulk and is a lawyer by profession. It also stars Ginger Gonzaga, Jameela Jamil, Josh Segarra in leading roles with Mark Ruffalo and Benedict Wong also making appearances.

House of Dragon (Disney+ Hotstar – August 21)

After the extremely popular show Game of Thrones HBO looked to expand the universe and House of Dragon coming to Disney+ Hotstar is the result of that. The critics have been raving about this one despite the lackluster finale that Game of Thrones had. This is a prequel to the events that happened during Game of Thrones and features Paddy Considine, Emma D’Arcy, Matt Smith, Milly Alcock, Olivia Cooke, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best and Rhys Ifans. It is based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood” and takes place 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones when the Targaryens took the throne.

Heaven (Disney+ Hotstar – August 19)

This new Malayalam film directed by Unni Govindraj features Suraj Venjaramoodu, Nimisha Sajayan, Sudev Nair, Sudheesh, Joy Mathew, Jaffer Idukki, Vinaya Prasad, Alencier Ley Lopez. It follows a widower cop whose son was murdered while visiting a friend’s house. While it is declared by the police to be a collateral of a robbery gone wrong, the father thinks differently and must find out the truth.

Yaanai (Zee5 – August 19)

Yaanai featuring Arun Vijay, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Samuthirakani, Yogi Babu and Ammu Abirami in the leading roles has been directed by Hari known for his Singam series of films. This action film follows the story of a feud between two prominent familes of the Ramanathapuram district and the events that ensue.

Tamilrockerz (SonyLiv- August 19)

AVM which is one of the oldest production houses in India debuts on OTT with the new show Tamilrockers. This new Tamil show has been directed by Arivazhagan and features Arun Vijay, Vani Bhojan, Ishwarya Menon, Azhagam Perumal, Vinodhini, G Marimuthu. This show stands out simply for its story which is about a notorious group that leaks all Tamil films on the internet and its effect on the industry.

Other Films Coming this Week

Other Shows/Film Coming this Week OTT Platform Release Date
The Next 365 Days Netflix August 19
Duranga Zee5 August 19
Homemade Love Story Netflix August 19
Highway Aha August 19
The Girl in the Mirror Netflix August 19
Young Lady & Gentleman Netflix August 19
Echoes Netflix August 19