New on Disney+Hotstar in March: ‘Showtime’ ‘96th Academy Awards’ ‘Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour’ ‘X-Men ‘97’ and more


As spring approaches, Disney+ Hotstar readies its slate of entertainment with a dynamic array of new releases in March, ranging from high-profile award shows to eagerly awaited original series. Here is a sneak peek into the diverse offerings poised to captivate audiences next month.

First up is the movie “Showtime,” premiering on March 8. The film stars Emraan Hashmi and is set in the backdrop of the multimillion-dollar industry of Bollywood. This gripping narrative delves into the realms of legacy, ambition, nepotism, and power struggles that drive the cinematic universe. Alongside Hashmi, the stellar cast includes Mouni Roy, Naseeruddin Shah, Mahima Makwana, Rajeev Khandelwal, and Shriya Saran. “Showtime” promises to be a rich, epic saga revealing the secrets of Bollywood like never before.

The 96th Academy Awards promise to be a highlight for film enthusiasts globally. Scheduled for streaming in India on March 11 at 4:00 am, the Oscars bring the grandeur of Hollywood’s most prestigious night to Indian screens. Helmed by executive producers Raj Kapoor, Molly McNearney, and Katy Mullan, and hosted by the ever-charismatic Jimmy Kimmel, the event marks an evening of celebrating the best in cinema. It will be held at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and will be televised live across more than 200 territories around the world.

“X-Men ‘97,” releasing on March 20, marks a nostalgic return to the beloved 1990s era of superheroes. In this season one reboot, the X-Men face unparalleled challenges, which force them to confront a dangerous and unexpected new future. The series is a homage to the original animated show and is sure to stir excitement among fans old and new.

“Renegade Nell,” premiering on March 29, introduces viewers to Nell Jackson, who returns from war to her hometown in Tottenham. Empowered by the spirited sprite Billy Blind with formidable fighting abilities, Nell’s adventures escalate quickly as she becomes a target for powerful forces. This fantastical narrative weaves magic, empowerment, and a historical backdrop into a fascinating tale.

On the same day, “Madu” opens a window into the life-changing journey of 12-year-old Anthony Madu, a ballet prodigy from Nigeria. The film chronicles his transition from Lagos to one of England’s top ballet schools, capturing the excitement and challenges of pursuing one’s dreams against all odds.

Diving into international waters, “Wonderful World” premieres on March 1. This Korean drama follows a successful psychology professor reeling from her son’s untimely death. As the story unfolds, it portrays a heartrending journey through loss, retribution, and eventual healing.

The power of the feminine spirit is celebrated in “Queens,” coming on March 4. Narrated by Angela Bassett, the series honors the matriarchies and female leaders that reign over Earth’s wildest regions, offering a perspective on nature, friendship, and love through a female lens for the first time.

Continuing the theme of extraordinary feats, “Extraordinary,” released for a second season on March 6, sees its characters step up to the challenges of adulthood, armed with grit and wit. The series builds on the suspenseful climax of the first season, narrating the quest for power and the trials of romantic commitment.

“Building Impossible with Daniel Ashville,” also debuting on March 11, features the intrepid Daniel Ashville as he joins forces with construction teams to erect astonishing structures worldwide. This series showcases the pinnacle of human ingenuity and the marvels of modern engineering.

Another critical release includes the much-awaited “Coppola, El Representante,” arriving on March 15. This Spanish series dives into the tumultuous life of Guillermo Coppola and his balancing act between a chaotic personal life and managing the legendary Diego Armando Maradona.

The same day, audiences will be treated to “Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour (Taylor’s Version)”, a concert film offering an unprecedented glimpse into the musical journey of the 14-time Grammy-winning artist Taylor Swift. The film has already taken the box office by storm and promises to be a treat for fans.

The milestone 20th season of “Grey’s Anatomy,” set for release on March 15, continues to enthrall with its high-intensity medical drama and intricate interpersonal relationships, as the doctors navigate the complexities of life at Grey Sloan Memorial.

On March 20, viewers may unravel the mystery of “Lucrecia: A Murder in Madrid,” a Spanish drama that probes beneath Spain’s modern façade, exploring disturbing undercurrents of extremism and violence.

“Photographer,” coming on March 24, takes audiences on a global adventure with the world’s most extraordinary visual storytellers. This documentary-style series dives deep into the work and passion that goes into capturing timeless images.

The inspired “Science Fair: The Series,” premiering on March 25, celebrates the brilliance of students seeking solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues, showcasing the zeal and dedication driving these young minds.

Finally, “Desejos S.A.” on March 27 serves up a Portuguese drama where the fulfillment of the most intricate desires is a phone call away, within a complex narrative of consequences and moral choices.

Disney+ Hotstar’s March collection is a rich tapestry of storytelling, weaving together dreams, drama, and the extraordinary resilience of the human spirit. The platform continues its commitment to bringing diverse, quality entertainment from around the world and across genres to its viewers.

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