For aficionados of South Indian material, especially Tamil, the second week of June 2023 is an exciting one as the weekend ahead is packed with an intriguing lineup of offers. Four eagerly awaited films starring well-known actors will be accessible for streaming on various OTT platforms, filling the audience’s schedule to the brim. The eagerly anticipated flicks Raavana Kottam, Farhana, and Tamilarasan will be made available on Disney+ Hotstar, SonyLIV, and Zee5, respectively. The Telugu version of Pichaikkaran 2 and Disney+ Hotstar will both stream on the same day.
Raavana Kottam on Amazon Prime Video
Where to Watch: Amazon Prime Video
IMDb Rating: 8.4/10
Genre: Action, Drama
Cast: Shantanu Bhagyaraj, Anandhi, and others
OTT Release Date: 16 June 2023
Raavana Kottam, directed by the accomplished Vikram Sugumaran, is a captivating tale focusing on a tough and brave young person living in a rural village. They are caught off guard when they are the unwitting victims of a succession of crimes after being confronted with several challenges in their neighbourhood. They are forced to fight for their lives in the middle of the chaos that surrounds them while trying to understand the mysteries behind these puzzling occurrences.
Pichaikkaran 2 on Disney+ Hotstar
Where to Watch: Disney+ Hotstar
IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-fi
Cast: Sarath Kumar, Ashok Selvan, and others
The story of Pichaikkaran 2 (Bichagadu 2) centres on Sathya, a determined beggar who embarks on a quest to track down his long-lost sister Raani. But when he undergoes a ground-breaking operation that allows him to inhabit the deceased body of wealthy businessman Vijay Gurumoorthy, his life takes an unusual turn. When Sathya is thrust into Vijay’s strange world, she must learn to embrace a new identity and negotiate the perilous business world.
Farhana on SonyLIV
Where to Watch: SonyLIV
IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Cast: Aishwarya Rajesh, Selvaraghavan, and others
Farhana, a captivating drama-thriller that Nelson co-wrote with Shankar Das and Renjith Ravindra, displays Nelson’s impressive directing talent. The movie takes viewers on a thrilling journey with a mother from the middle class who struggles with money problems and eventually finds work at a contact centre. What initially gives her a sense of empowerment eventually draws her into a perilous web of danger. While Farhana garnered a variety of opinions from critics and viewers
Tamilarasan on Zee5
Where to Watch: Zee5
IMDb Rating: 7.7/10
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Vijay Antony, Suresh Gopi, Sonu Sood, and others
Tamilarasan’s story of a dedicated police officer is a compelling one that is based on Nick Cassavetes’ 2002 movie John Q. Tamilarasan is forced to take drastic actions as a result of the callous disregard by a money-focused hospital staff for his son’s urgent need for a heart transplant. In an effort to avenge the wrong done to his family, he kidnaps Dr. Muruganantham and other patients out of despair and a desire for retribution. Tensions rise as the dramatic situation plays out, and moral quandaries take the stage.