It's the festival season again, with a new month just around the corner. One of North India's most beloved celebrations, Holi- the Festival of Colors kicks off March with joy and celebration for the new year. The over-the-top (OTT) industry is gearing up to provide a wide selection of new TV episodes and movies to its users in March.
There's a lot to look forward to, from suspenseful mysteries to moving comedies and riveting dramas from throughout history. It's hard to know what to watch next because there are so many possibilities. So that you can organise your binge-watching sessions, we will discuss the most highly anticipated OTT releases scheduled for March 2023.
Gulmohar (Disney+ Hotstar - March 3)
In the upcoming web series Gulmohar, played by Manoj Bajpayee, viewers will witness a drama centred on the intricate relationships of a family packing up to move. They want to attend the next Holi celebration together before their secrets are out. You may recognize some of the show's stars, including Sharmila Tagore, Suraj Sharma, Kaveri Seth, Amol Palekar, Simran, and Utsavi Jha.
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Taj: Divided By Blood (Zee5 - March 3)
Taj: Divided By Blood is an Indian historical drama starring Dharmendra, Naseeruddin Shah, Rahul Bose, Aditi Rao Hydari, Zarina Wahab, Sandhya Mridul, Aashim Gulati, and Taaha Shah. The story takes place in the 16th century and centres on Akbar and his three sons Salim, Murad, and Daniyal. In this warped account of a struggle for control, you'll find perilous politics, gorgeous poetry, cruel loves, cold deceit, and bloodshed.
Indubalar Bhater Hotel (Hoichoi - March 8)
One of the most anticipated and highly awaited Bengali dramas of the year is the new online series Indubalar Bhater Hotel, starring Subhashree Ganguly. Premiering on Hoichoi on International Women's Day, the series will adapt Kallol Lahiri's book of the same name to examine the lives of women in opaar Bangla (East Bengal, or what is now Bangladesh) and eppaar Bangla (West Bengal) following the partition.
You Season 4: Part 2 (Netflix - March 9)
Based on Caroline Kepnes's 2014 novel of the same name, the first season of YOU on Netflix is a crime drama. It premiered on Netflix in December 2018. The show's success led to the producers adapting Caroline Kepnes's follow-up novel, Hidden Bodies, into a second season. The launch of Season 2 occurred in December 2019, while Season 3 is set for a premiere in October 2021.
During the first season, Joe, the bookstore manager at Mooney's, starts dating Guinevere. He becomes a serial killer later on. The second season finds Joe working as a bookseller at Anavrin under the guise of Will Bettelheim while also stalking and dating Love. Joe Goldberg and Love's relationship remains difficult throughout the third season, despite Love's pregnancy and Goldberg's move to a new suburban house. On February 4, 2023, the first episode of season four was released on Netflix.
Murder Mystery 2 (Netflix - March 31)
One of the most anticipated sequels of recent years is the American action comedy mystery Murder Mystery 2. The show features Nick and Audrey Spitz, a former cop and hairdresser respectively, who decide to become full-time private investigators after solving their first murder mystery and are inspired to do so by the 2019 Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston film Murder Mystery.