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Latest Tamil movies, series streaming on OTT in 2022 – Netflix, Prime Video, Zee5, Hotstar, SonyLIV and aha

Check out the list of much-expected Tamil movies that are available on various OTT platforms  

  • Thinkal Menon

Last Updated: 01.37 PM, May 13, 2022

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Latest Tamil movies, series streaming on OTT in 2022 – Netflix, Prime Video, Zee5, Hotstar, SonyLIV and aha

Upcoming Tamil OTT releases    

O2

Release Platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Release Date: TBA

Nayanthara plays the lead in this thriller which has been directed by debutant GS Viknesh. The makers have unveiled the motion poster of the film which will have a direct-to-OTT release. The cast and crew details of the project will be announced soon.

Seththumaan

Release Platform: SonyLIV

Release Date: May 20

The film directed by Tamizh and scripted by Perumal Murugan revolves around the struggles of a grandfather in bringing up his grandson despite facing several odds in his life. The movie which has been bankrolled by Pa Ranjith touches upon relevant issues like caste discrimination.

Kallan

Release Platform: Zee5

Release Date: May 13

The movie directed by Chandra Thangaraj has Karu Palaniappan, Nikita and Namo Narayanan essaying pivotal characters in it. Its story revolves around a group of youngsters who escape from prison to indulge in more crimes for a living. Will they be able to lead a happy life?

Kuthukku Pathu

Release Platform: aha Tamil

Release Date: May 13

The movie directed by Vijay Varadharaj has a bunch of debutants acting in key roles in it apart from Aadukalam Naren, Bose Venkat and Shah Ra. Billed as a dark comedy, its story revolves around the unexpected incidents that follow after a few friends interfere in a couple's personal issue. 

Beast

Release Platform: Netflix and Sun NXT

Release Date: May 11

The movie directed by Nelson Dilipkumar revolves around an intelligent spy who sets out to save a group of innocent people who have been hijacked by dreaded terrorists. Vijay, Pooja Hegde and Selvaraghavan play lead roles in this action thriller which has been produced by Sun Pictures. 

Nasir

Release Platform: SonyLIV

Release Date: April 6

The movie helmed by Arun Karthick touches upon the life of a middle-class Muslim man who runs a garment shop. The horrific treatment he faces from the society and from people who belong to another religious community forms the crux of the story.

Payanigal Gavanikkavum

Release Platform: aha Tamil

Release Date: April 29

Directed by SP Shakthivel, the film stars Vidaarth and Karunakaran in lead roles. Touted as a thriller, the movie's story revolves around a slew of few bizarre incidents which connect the lives of a group of people who hail from various walks of life.    

Saani Kaayidham

Release Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date: May 6

The film, which is based on a few real life incidents, has been helmed by Arun Matheswaran. Filmmaker Selvaraghavan marks his acting debut with this project, the story of which, is set in the 80s. Keerthy Suresh, too, plays the lead role in the movie which was wrapped up a few months ago.

Paper Rocket

Release Platform: Zee5

Release Date: TBA

The web series, which marks Kiruthiga's third directorial project, has Kalidas Jayaram and Tanya Ravichandran playing lead roles in it. The feel-good drama revolves around a bunch of friends who belong to different age groups traveling to an exotic place. But little did they know that the journey would offer various surprises to them.

Manmadha Leelai

Release Platform: aha Tamil

Release Date: April 22

The adult comedy directed by Venkat Prabhu revolves around the intriguing life of a womanizer whose life turns topsy-turvy after he comes across a strange woman. Ashok Selvan, Riya Suman, Samyuktha Hegde and Smruthi Venkat play lead roles in the movie which has music by Premgi Amaren  

Kanaa Kaanum Kaalangal

Release Platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Release Date: April 22

The series revolves around the life of a few school-going teenage students. Sangeetha, Raja Vetri Prabhu, Deepika and Aravind among others essay crucial characters in the project. It deals with the varied emotions in the students, anger, romance, jealousy, depression and excitement   

Anantham

Release Platform: Zee5

Release Date: April 22

The eight-episode series which has been directed by V Priya has Prakash Raj playing the lead role in it. Sampath and John Vijay among others essay crucial characters in the project which revolves around an ancestral home which witnessed diverse emotions of its family members.

Kuthiraivaal

Release Platform: Netflix

Release Date: April 20

The film's story revolves around an introverted banker who leads a mundane life. One day, he gets the shock of his life when he wakes up with a horse tail on his back. Kalaiyarasan and Anjali Patil play lead roles in the movie which has various elements of magic realism in it.

Oh My Dog

Release Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date: April 21

Directed by Sarov Shanmugam, the story of this family drama revolves around the relationship between a father and a son, and their bonding with their pet dog. Arun Vijay and his son Arnav play lead roles in the film which has been produced by Suriya's production house 2D Entertainment.    

Selfie

Release Platform: aha Tamil

Release Date: April 14

An engineering student who joined the course owing to pressure from his father soon realizes the huge business potential behind college admissions. An unexpected wrong move lands him in trouble after which he locks horns with a veteran in the business. GV Prakash and Gautham Menon play lead roles in the movie directed by Mathi Maaran. 

Enna Solla Pogirai

Release Platform: Zee5

Release Date: April 15

Directed by Hariharan, the movie is a love triangle, starring Ashwin Kumar, Teju Ashwini and Avantika Mishra playing lead roles. It revolves around a youngster who is torn between his wife-to-be and ex-girlfriend. Who does he choose to lead his life with forms the rest of the story.

Taanakkaran

Release Platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Release Date: April 8

The movie directed by Tamizh has Vikram Prabhu playing the lead role in it. It revolves around the struggles and unfair practices police trainees are subjected to in a training camp. Anjali Nair, Lal, MS Bhaskar and Madhusudhanan among others essay significant roles in it.  

Etharkkum Thunindhavan

Release Platform: Netflix, Sun NXT

Release Date: April 7

The Suriya-starrer, which released in theatres a month ago, is a family drama that revolves around the life of a lawyer who takes up a serious case which involves an unfortunate incident that occurred to his wife. Will he be able to win the case?   

Achcham Madam Naanam Payirppu

Release Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date: March 25

Directed by debutant Raja Ramamurthy, the film stars Akshara Haasan in the lead role. Billed as a coming-of-age family drama, the movie's story revolves around a teenage girl who goes through myriad emotions and confusion. How she takes a bold step in life which disturbs her friends' lives forms the rest of the story. 

Valimai

Release Platform: Zee5

Release Date: March 25

The action film, starring Ajith in the lead, has been directed by H Vinoth. Huma Qureshi, Kartikeya, Pugazh, Sumithra, Raj Ayyappa and Sumithra play crucial roles in the film which released in theatres a month ago. Its story revolves around a cop who goes after a dreaded criminal who uses youngsters for evil acts.  

Miga Miga Avasaram

Release Platform: aha Tamil

Release Date: March 18

Directed by Suresh Kamatchi, the movie is about a dedicated female cop who goes through a harrowing experience when she finds it difficult to choose between answering nature's call and her duty. Her plight becomes worse when a senior cop blames her for being irresponsible during working hours.

FIR

Release Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date: March 12

The film revolves around an unemployed youngster who gets nabbed for his alleged involvement in terrorist attacks which rocked the cities of Colombo and Hyderabad. He tries his best to prove his innocence despite the national security agency claiming to have evidences against him. Will he be able to escape?

Kadaisi Vivasayi

Release Platform: SonyLIV

Release Date: March 11

Acclaimed filmmaker Manikandan's Kadaisi Vivasayi, which has Nallandi playing the titular role, is about the plight of an innocent farmer who struggles to take care of his paddy field even as he gets arrested in a false case. Vijay Sethupathi's extended cameo is one of the prime highlights of the movie which had a theatrical release a month ago.

Maaran

Release Platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Release Date: March 11

Directed by Karthick Naren, this thriller stars Dhanush and Malavika Mohanan playing lead roles. Dhanush will be seen in the role of a journalist for the first time in the film which has GV Prakash composing music. According to sources, the film is likely to have a direct-to-OTT release around the second week of February.

Ramany vs Ramany 3.0

Release Platform: aha Tamil

Release Date: March 4

Ram G and Vasuki Anand play lead roles in this fun-filled family drama which has been directed by Naaga. This is the third instalment of the ever popular franchise Ramany vs Ramany which was a huge hit when released two decades ago. Its story revolves around a husband and a wife who share similar name, Ramany.

Veeramae Vaagai Soodum

Release Platform: Zee5

Release Date: March 4

Vishal plays a common man who takes revenge against a big shot in this movie directed by Thu Pa Saravanan. Dimple Hayathi plays the female lead in the film which has music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Marimuthu, Baburaj, Yogi Babu and Raveena Ravi are others who essay crucial characters in this action flick.

Sila Nerangalil Sila Manidhargal

Release Platform: aha Tamil

Release Date: February 25

Sila Nerangalil Sila Manidhargal revolves around an unfortunate incident which connects four people who hail from different parts of a city and belong to various walks of life. Little did they know that fate has some unexpected plans for them.

Enemy

Release Platform: SonyLIV

Release Date: February 18

Directed by Anand Shankar, Enemy brings together Vishal and Arya together for the second time after a decade's hiatus. The action thriller revolves around friends-turned-foes, Chozhan and Rajeev, played by Vishal and Arya respectively. Sam CS has composed background score for the film while Thaman has scored music for songs.

Vilangu

Release Platform: Zee5

Release Date: February 18

The crime thriller, directed by Prashanth Pandiyaraj, has Vimal, Ineya, Balasaravanan, RNR Manohar and Munishkanth playing key roles. The story of the web series revolves around a gruesome murder in a village which sends shockwaves to the cops there. They set out to find the culprit amid a slew of challenges.

Irai

Release Platform: aha Tamil

Release Date: February 18 

Rajesh M Selva has directed this crime series which has Sarath Kumar playing an intelligent investigative officer. The project marks the comeback of the actor in a lead role after a long time. Nizhalgal Ravi, Abishek Shankar and Sri Krishna Dayal are a few who will be seen essaying crucial characters in the series.

Akash Vaani

Release Platform: aha Tamil

Release Date: February 11

Debutant filmmaker Enoc's rom-com, Akash Vaani, has Kavin and Reba Monica John playing lead roles in it. Set against the backdrop of an engineering college, the web series which has seven episodes of less than 30 minutes duration each, is one of the much-awaited Tamil projects in February.

Writer

Release Platform: aha Tamil

Release Date: February 11

The movie touches upon a few pertinent issues with regard to the rights of cops who work under severe pressure. A police writer decides to initiate a union for cops, but his senior cops discourage him from doing it, and threatens to take action against him. 

Anandham Vilayadum Veedu

Release Platform: Zee5

Release Date: February 11

This family drama, directed by Nandha Periyasamy, stars Gautham Karthik, Cheran, Saravanan and Daniel Balaji among others in lead roles. Shivathmika Rajashekar essays the female lead in the movie which released in theatres on December 24. The OTT platform on which the film will be released was announced before its theatrical release

Mahaan

Release Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Release Date: February 10

This gangster flick directed by Karthik Subbaraj will mark the first direct-to-OTT release for Vikram. This is the first movie which will bring together the veteran actor and his son Dhruv Vikram. Santhosh Narayanan has composed music for the film which is based on father-son relationship. Though the film was expected to release on Pongal, the makers announced its release date in February.

Mudhal Nee Mudivum Nee

Release Platform: Zee5

Release Date: January 21

Actor-turned-composer Darbuka Siva has made his directorial debut with this movie the story of which is set in the 90s. A bunch of newbies will be seen essaying lead roles in this film which has music composed by Siva himself. Though the project was wrapped up a couple of years ago, the makers had decided to opt for the OTT way.

Bachelor

Release Platform: SonyLIV

Release Date: January 21

This romantic drama, directed by Sathish Selvakumar, released in theatres more than a month ago. GV Prakash and Divyabharathi played lead roles in this movie the story of which revolves around a live-in couple who parts ways after they hit a rough patch. GV has composed a song as well for the film.  

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