Upcoming Malayalam movies on OTT in March 2023: Poovan, Iratta, Christopher, and more | 91mobiles.com

Malayalam cinema is known for producing some of the best storylines in its feature films. From crime thrillers to romedies and even offbeat comedies, Malayalam cinema has some of the best in every genre. Some new Malayalam movies are releasing on OTT in March 2023, and we are super excited. While some of these are coming straight to streaming online, some will go through the theatrical route and then make their way to OTT. Here is a complete list for March.

Upcoming Malayalam movies on OTT: release date, platform

Poovan Zee5 March 2023
Christopher Amazon Prime Video TBA
Sesham Mike-il Fathima TBA TBA
Thankam Disney Plus Hotstar TBA
Kooman Amazon Prime Video TBA
Romancham Disney Plus Hotstar TBA
Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam Disney Plus Hotstar TBA
Pranaya Vilasam Zee5 TBA
Iratta Netflix TBA
Alone Disney Plus Hotstar TBA
Aanandham Paramaanandham TBA TBA


With director Vineeth Vasudevan at the helm, Poovan is an upcoming Malayalam dramedy that follows the life and journey of an insomniac, Hari, whose fortunes change when a rooster comes into his life. This offbeat story delves deep into the perils of sleep disorders and a man’s desperate attempts to fix the issues come what may. With stars like
Girish AD, Annies Abraham, and Arshad Ali in the star cast, there won’t be a dull moment in this one.

  • Poovan OTT Release Date – March 2023
  • Poovan IMDb rating – 5.7
  • Where to watch- Zee5
  • Poovan Cast- Girish AD, Annies Abraham, Arshad Ali

Released with a budget of Rs 18 crores, and amassing box office collections of more than Rs 38 crores, Christopher is one of the first few Malayalam hits from 2023. Starring Mammootty in the titular role of Christopher, this film is an action thriller flick that will keep you entertained during the entire runtime. It revolves around an honest police officer ADGP Christopher Antony who uses vigilantism and encounters to protect women and stop crimes against them.

  • Christopher OTT Release Date – TBA
  • Christopher IMDb rating – 7.2
  • Where to watch- Amazon Prime Video
  • Christopher Cast- Mammootty, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Amala Paul

Sesham Mike-il Fathima

Written and directed by debutant Manu C Kumar, Sesham Mike-il Fathima is an upcoming Malayalam comedy flick that stars Kalyani Priyadarshan in the lead role. Considering the movie hasn’t been released in theatres yet, there is not much to say about the plot and cast except the fact that the film is based on a woman, who is a football announcer, living in Mahabalipuram. While the movie is said not to be a sports film, expect certain elements that keep you on the edge of your seat. All in all, this will be a light entertainer.

  • Sesham Mike-il Fathima OTT Release Date – TBA
  • Sesham Mike-il Fathima IMDb rating – TBA
  • Where to watch- TBA
  • Sesham Mike-il Fathima cast- Kalyani Priyadarshan, Maala Parvathi, Femina George


From lighthearted flicks to hardcore crime thrillers, Thankam is an exhilarating ride that shows how money and debt are behind the evil in everyone’s lives. Written by Syam Pushkaran and directed by Saheed Arafath, the crime drama is set in Thrissur, the Gold Capital of India, where the two protagonists, Muthu and Kannan are gold brokers. It shows how the duo plan to send gold to Mumbai but gets caught in the web of greed, crime, and suspense. The movie involves gritting action scenes, murders, police officers, and more of the classic stuff.

  • Thankam OTT Release Date – TBA
  • Thankam IMDb rating – 7.3
  • Where to watch- Disney Plus Hotstar
  • Thankam Cast- Biju Menon, Vineeth Sreenivasan, Aparna Balamurali


Is comedy horror more up your alley? Fancy, some Romancham this Summer. Directed by debutant Jithu Madhavan, and starring Soubin Shahir, Arjun Ashokan, Sajin Gopu, Siju Sunny, and Abin Bino in prominent roles, Romancham is the story of these 7 bachelors who discover an Ouija board and the events that follow. The film is a satirical representation of how messing with mysterious things can lead to problems bigger than what they expected to be harmless fun.

  • Romancham OTT Release Date – TBA
  • Romancham IMDb rating – 8.1
  • Where to watch- Disney Plus Hotstar
  • Romancham cast- Soubin Shahir, Arjun Ashokan, Chemban Vinod Jose

Pranaya Vilasam

Pranaya Vilasam is a coming-of-age Malayalam drama that touches upon the love stories of different people, at different stages of their lives. Director Nikhil Murali celebrates the freshness and youthfulness of first love, heartbreaks, and raw romance. If you are a true romantic, who has fed off Yash Chopra’s grander-than-life Bollywood movies, this one is right up your alley. Watch with a cast including names like Miya George, Arjun Ashokan, and Anaswara Rajan.

  • Pranaya Vilasam OTT Release Date – TBA
  • Pranaya Vilasam IMDb rating – 5.9
  • Where to watch- Zee5
  • Pranya Vilasam cast- Miya George, Arjun Ashokan, Anaswara Rajan


With solid reviews from critics across the board, Iratta revolves around the story of two identical twins, Vinod and Pramod. This quintessential suspense thriller has a rather unique twisted storyline that shows how Pramod must reflect on the miseries in life when his twin, ASP Vinod, loses his life while on the job at the police station. A DySP himself, Pramod must set out to figure out the facts and take justice into his own hands.

  • Iratta OTT Release Date – TBA
  • Iratta IMDb rating – 7.9
  • Where to watch- Netflix
  • Iratta cast- Anjali, Joju George, Srindaa


Set during the unfortunate COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, Alone is a Mohanlal-starrer action thriller about a guy named Kalidas who is stuck at home in quaratine. Interestingly, the character is the only one we see on screen in the film, as the small-budget film shows how beautifully minimalism on screen can also result in a marvel. Originally meant to go straight to OTT, Alone came out in theatres in January and is set to release online in March 2023.

  • Alone OTT Release Date – TBA
  • Alone IMDb rating – 4.6
  • Where to watch- Zee5
  • Alone cast- Mohanlal, Annie, Baiju

Aanandham Paramaanandham

And, back to comedies for now. Aanandham Paramaanandham shows the story of Anupama who is stuck with an alcoholic father and an unemployed husband. To ease matters for her, her father takes his own life. But in an interesting turn of events, he does not die. Meaning his soul does not leave his body, which it won’t unless Anupama does well in life. Obviously, hilarity ensues in this dramedy about a topic that has not been seen in mainstream Malayalam cinema yet.

  • Aanandham Paramaanandham OTT Release Date – TBA
  • Aanandham Paramaanandham IMDb rating – 5.8
  • Where to watch- TBA
  • Aanandham Paramaanandham cast – Sharafudheen, Sreeja Das, Indrans

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