New SonyLiv movies and series in UAE for March 2023

Balakumar Kuppuswamy
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Purusha Pretham - Best new Indian movies and TV shows this week SonyLiv

SonyLiv is based in India and provides excellent TV serials and movies in multiple languages that are available for viewers in the UAE. There are many movies and series you can watch in Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil, amongst other languages.

Best new SonyLiv movies and TV series to watch in the UAE

Purusha Pretham

Release Date: 24/03/2023 | Genre: Suspense | Language: Malayalam | Rating: N/A 

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Purusha Pretham, which means a male ghost, is a horror story that turns into a suspense drama. The plot is centred around a missing corpse and a cop’s search for it.

Darshana Rajendran, Prasanth Alexander, and Devaki Rajendran play the lead roles. It is directed by Krishand, who made the critically acclaimed Aavasavyuham, which won the Kerala state award in 2021. The story is based on an original story by Manu Thodupuzha. The film is a direct-on-OTT release.

Rocket Boys 2

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The interesting story of Homi J Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai, two of the eminent scientists of India, had a great canvas in Rocket Boys season one. Now the series is on its second season, and the story is said to have far more complexities. The cast comprises Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, Regina Cassandra, Saba Azad,  Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Arjun Radhakrishnan, Charu Shankar, and Namit Das. Created by Nikhil Advani & Abhay Pannu, the series is directed by Abhay Pannu.

The Hindi web series Rocket Boys Season 2 streams on SonyLiv.

Accidental Farmer & Co (Tamil)

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The Tamil web series, starring Vaibhav in the lead, is about a farmer growing a ‘Miracle Plant’ in his village and becoming an unexpected hero in the area.The series also stars Ramya Pandian. Written and directed by Sugan Jay, it is backed by Raja Ramamurthy. Balaji Mohan is attached as the creative producer.

The Tamil web series Accidental Farmer & Co streams on SonyLiv.

Christy (Malayalam)

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The story is one of the oldest tropes. A young student falling in love with his teacher. Supposedly based on true incidents that happened in debutant director Alvin Henry’s life, Christy is basically about the student-woman teacher relationship. Christy is scripted by GR Indugopan and Benyamin, and stars Mathew Thomas and Malavika Mohanan in the leads.

The Malayalam movie Christy streams on SonyLiv.

Iru Dhuruvam Season 2 (Tamil)

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The first season of Iru Dhuruvam had Inspector Viktor in pursuit of an enigmatic killer who left Thirukural poetry at the crime scene. The first season ended with the cop discovering that the killer had a personal connection to him. The second season takes off from there. Nanda Dhurairaj reprises his role as the police inspector Viktor. but the spotlight will be on the talented actor Prasanna who plays a crucial role in this series. Abhirami Venkatachalam, Abdool and Sebastian Antony are all back in the same characters from Season 1. Iru Dhuruvam Season 2 is written and directed by Arun Prakash.

The Tamil series Iru Dhuruvam is now streaming on SonyLiv.

Potluck 2 (Hindi)

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The modern urban family drama Potluck, in its first season, was widely welcomed. The show, which is about a whacky family’s weekly get together over potluck, starred Kitu Gidwani, Jatin Sial, Cyrus Sahukar, Ira Dubey, Harman Singha, Saloni Khanna, Shikha Talsania, and Siddhant Karnick.  Now, the second season arrives and the Shastri family members deal with significant life issues. One person has lost his job, another is struggling to take care of his children without his wife. The series takes up the issues of time management, career and family balancing, raising children as a working parent and such. The show is directed by Rajshree Ojha.

The Hindi series Potluck 2 is now streaming on SonyLiv.

Jehanabad: Of Love & War (Hindi)

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This series has high expectations riding on it. Said to be based on real-life incidents, the story revolves around incidents that took place in Jehanabad, a small village in Bihar, where love and anarchy co-exist.  The plot is a college-based love story in the backdrop of a jailbreak by Naxals. Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra’s series features Ritwik Bhowmik, Harshita Gaur and Parambrata Chattopadhyay in lead roles.

The Hindi series Jehanabad: Of Love & War is now streaming on SonyLiv.

Saudi Vellakka (Malayalam)

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Directed by Tharun Moorthy of ‘Operation Java’ fame, Saudi Vellakka is a social drama about a small court case that gets needlessly dragged for 13 years. It is about a spat between neighbours that takes an ugly turn. The film features Lukman Lukku, Binu Pappan, Vincy Aloshious, Remya Suresh, and Nilja K Baby.

The Malayalam movie Saudi Vellakka is now streaming on SonyLiv.

Story of Things (Tamil)

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This is an anthology series that features five different stories. The theme is human emotions that blur the lines between real and surreal. Produced by Chutzpah Films, the series has a huge cast of Aditi Balan, Archana K, Bharath Niwas, Gautami Tadimalla, Linga, Ritika Singh, Roju, Shanthnu Bhagyaraj, Siddique KM, Vinoth Kishan and Anshita Anand.

The Tamil series Story of Things is now streaming on SonyLiv.

Kathmandu Connection (Hindi)

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A year after its first season, Kathmandu Connection is ready with its next installment. This time it revolves around the IC-814 hijacking incident. Gopal Datt, Amit Sial and Aksha Pardasany will be joined by Prashant Narayanan in the second season. The first season followed the events of the 1993 Bombay bombings. A journalist chances upon a secret document and gets to know about a national security threat. The journo finds a connection it has with Kathmandu. What happens next sets the story of the show. The show is written by Siddharth Mishra, directed by Sachin Pathak, and produced by Ajay G Rai.

The Hindi series Kathmandu Connection is now streaming on SonyLiv.

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