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‘Drushyam 2’, ‘Chhorii’ & More: 7 New OTT Releases This Week

Recently, Tamil Nadu’s Directorate of Public Health issued a circular to announce that theatres and other public places in the state can only be occupied by vaccinated people and proof of vaccination will required for entry into such premises.


After much confusion, actor Silambarasan‘s Tamil action thriller film, Maanaadu, released in theatres on Thursday. However, due to ‘financial issues’ early morning shows of the film were delayed.

On that note, here are seven films and shows releasing on OTT platforms this week:

1. Drushyam 2 (November 25) – Amazon Prime Video
According to the official synopsis, the sequel takes off from where the first film ended and deals with Rambabu (Venkatesh Daggubati) and his family, who are “threatened by an investigation into the events of the past”. Rambabu “strives to protect his family once again after their lives were altered irrevocably following the events of that one fateful night six years ago”.

2. Hawkeye (November 24) – Disney + Hotstar
Marvel superhero Hawkeye needs to get back to his family for Christmas. He teams up with another well-known archer from the Marvel comics, Kate Bishop, and the two need to unravel a criminal conspiracy.

3. Chhorii (November 26) – Amazon Prime Video
Chhorii is a remake of the Marathi film Lapachhapi. According to the official synopsis, the film narrates the story of a young couple who after being forced out of their city home, seek shelter in a house inside a haunted sugarcane field. The housewife, eight months pregnant, must save her baby from the spirits.

4. Dil Bekaraar (November 26) – Disney + Hotstar
Set in the 1980s’, the film revolves around Debjani, an easygoing English newsreader. When she meets Dylan, a fiery journalist, it is results in a clash of ideals.

5. Elves (November 28) – Netflix
“Hoping to reconnect over Christmas, a family of four travel to a remote island in the Danish archipelago, only to find it controlled by members of a strongly religious community living in balance with fierce creatures in the woods revealed to be… elves,” reads the official synopsis of the film.

6. A Castle for Christmas (November 26) – Netflix
The film revolves around a bestselling author, who journeys to Scotland to escape a scandal. She falls in love with a castle and has to face off with the grumpy duke who owns it.

7. #Bro (November 26) – SonyLiv
#Bro is the story about a young boy who finds purpose and happiness in being the elder brother to a loving sister. The film is the Telugu remake of the Marathi film, Happy Journey, and the Malayalam film, Koode.