New OTT Releases this Week (February 20 – 26): Veera Simha Reddy, Varisu, Thankam and more

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Last week was marked with the arrival of some exciting Indian OTT titles including several films such as ‘Malikappuram’, ‘Lost’, ‘Gaalodu’ and ‘Cirkus’, to name a few. Likewise, the current week too has some eagerly anticipated OTT titles coming up. For this article, we have compiled a list of the top Indian titles streaming on OTT platforms this week (February 20 – 26) which might prove to be a triple delight for Indian OTT audiences.


Thankam is an intense crime-thriller that follows the story of its protagonist, a 20-year-old college student from a middle-class family. The movie follows his journey as he embarks on a mission to uncover a dark and dangerous criminal enterprise that threatens the lives of those he loves.

Direction: Saheed Arafath

Stars: Biju Menon, Vineeth Sreenivasan, Aparna Balamurali

OTT Platform: PRIME VIDEO - Malayalam


This family drama centres on a family and its business to select the best successor for him, pitting brothers and blood relatives against one another. The film has grossed around ₹290–310 crore at the box office making it currently the second-highest grossing Indian film of 2023, the fourth-highest grossing Tamil film worldwide as well as the highest grosser in Vijay's career.

Direction: Vamshi Paidipally

Stars: Vijay, Rashmika, Sarath Kumar, Prabhu, Prakash Raj

OTT Platform: PRIME VIDEO - Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada


It revolves around James, a middle-ages Malayali family man, who slips into an afternoon nap and wakes up as a different person - Sundaram, a Tamilan. The performances, story and direction of Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam was lauded by critics and audience. The film was also felicitated at the film festival in Kerala.

Direction: Lijo Jose Pellissery

Stars: Mammootty, Ramya Pandian, Ramya Suvi

OTT Platform: NETFLIX - Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu


Kranti, as its name suggests, is a film about a revolution with education as its central topic. Darshan portrays an NRI who travels back to India to help his old school, a Kannada-medium institution. Kranti became a box-office hit and collected over Rs.100 crore.

Direction: V Harikrishna

Stars: Darshan, Rachita Ram, Ravichandran, Tarun Arora

OTT Platform: PRIME VIDEO - Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil


Veera Simha Reddy is an action film with elements of family drama and revenge. Balakrishna plays a double role in the film, portraying the roles of father and son. The father of Veera Simha Reddy is a revered man in a village and his son Jai Simha Reddy settles in the USA. When his father gets killed in the village politics, Jai Simha returns to India and takes revenge on who killed his father.

Direction: Gopichand Malineni

Stars: Nandamuri Balakrishna, Honey Rose, Shruti Haasan

OTT Platform: DISNEY+ HOTSTAR - Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil


The movie revolves around three forensic surgeons who get entangled in a murder case, and set out on an investigation to prove their innocence. Dhyan Sreenivasan, Aju Varghese, Sheelu Abraham, Dinesh Prabhakar, and Dain Davis play the lead roles in Veekam, which was directed by Sagar.

Direction: Sagar

Stars: Dhyan Sreenivasan, Aju Varghese, Sheelu Abraham

OTT Platform: ZEE5 - Malayalam


Michel revolves around “The gang fighting over places where a youngster decides to gain control of the area. Can he complete his dream of ruling over the place?”

Direction: Ranjit Jeyakodi

Stars: Sundeep Kishan, Divyansha Kaushik, Gautham Vasudev Menon

OTT Platform: AHA VIDEO - Telugu, Tamil


The film is a tale of revenge. It is a story of a man waiting for twenty-five years to defeat the baddie. The lead dons three different avatars in the movie. It is an action-masala entertainer.

Direction: K. Ramnarayan

Stars: Prajwal Devaraj, Rajshri Ponnappa, Lekha Chandra

OTT Platform: SUN NXT - Kannada


The plot follows a mobile store owner Joshi (Prithviraj), who finds an abandoned pickup truck parked in front of his house, which he wants off his property, but soon discovers that it is loaded with gold bars.

Direction: Alphonse Puthren

Stars: Prithviraj, Nayanthara

OTT Platform: PRIME VIDEO - Hindi


Gaalodu is a story about a happy-go-lucky guy who is unassuming in life. Accidentally, the hero kills a powerful person and had to escape his village, and he finds a girl of her liking. What happens when he is in hideout and how he resolves the issue is the story.

Direction: Rajasekhar Reddy Pulicharla

Stars: Sudigali Sudheer, Gehna Sippy, Saptagiri

OTT Platform: PRIME VIDEO - Kannada, Tamil

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