Published on
Aug 26th 2022

Movies to watch in theaters and on OTT - Aug 26

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  1. Odela Railway Station - Starring Hebah Patel, Pujita Ponnada and Sai Ronak. Based on true incidents that took place in a village named Odela.
  2. Highway - Telugu crime thriller starring Anand Devarakonda. A photographer Vishnu falls in love with Tulasi, who was sheltered all her life. When everything is going great, his life turns upside down when a serial killer named 'D' kidnaps Tulasi. Will Vishnu able to save Tulasi in time?
  3. O Manchi Roju Chusi Cheptha - Starring Vijay Sethupathi and Niharika Konidela. This is dubbed Tamil movie (originally Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren). A tribal leader comes to the city to kidnap the girl whom he has sworn to marry.
  4. Aparajito - The Undefeated - Bengali film starring Jeetu Kamal and Saayoni Ghosh. A young filmmaker prepares for the debut of his first feature film.
  5. Kuruthi Aattam - Tamil action/drama film starring Atharvaa Murali, Priya Shankar. Shakthi, an attender in government hospital wins the friendship of Muthu, a son of kingpin in Madurai. His sudden death forces him to take revenge on the culprits who were responsible for the same.
  6. Petromax - Kannada Comedy/Drama starring Sathish Ninasam and Haripriya. Petromax symbolizes light, which is essential in the lives of four orphans around whom the plot revolves
  7. Yaanai - Tamil movie starring Arun Vijay, Priya Bhavani, Yogi Babu - A brash young man tries to prevent his wealthy, large family from being split up by their arch-nemesis,
  8. Me Time - English comedy film starring Mark Wahlberg and Kevin Hart. With his family away, a devoted stay-at-home dad enjoys his first me time in years by joining his hard-partying old friend on a wild birthday adventure.
  9. Samaritan - English - Science Fiction, Action, Drama starring Sylvester Stallone. Young Sam Cleary suspects that his reclusive neighbor Mr. Smith is actually the legendary vigilante Samaritan, who was reported dead 20 years ago. Sam makes it his mission to coax his neighbor out of hiding to save the city from ruin.
  10. Delhi Crime - Season 2 - Hindi series starring Shefali Shah and Rasika Dugal. When a chain of distinctly grisly murders suggests the return of a feared criminal gang, DCP Vartika heads the case under media and public pressure.
  11. Jiivi 2 - Tamil crime thriller starring Vetri, Ashwini Chandrashekaran, Karunakaran, Rohini. Saravanan restarts his life by marrying Kavitha, the daughter of his house owner, and takes up the job of a share-auto driver. As Mani, his friend, comes back into his life, the cycle of events start again putting Saravanan's life in a challenging situation.
  12. Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga - Hindi Drama starring Pankaj Tripathi, Sayani Gupta. Inspired by the real events that took place in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve where people used to leave their elderly family members for tigers to prey on, and then claim compensation from the administration
  13. Indian Matchmaking - Season 2 - English - Reality show/series. Fun fact, this series has a Durham, North Carolina connection. Viral Joshi, a 30-year-old pharmaceutical developer who lives and works in Durham, enlisted the services of matchmaker Sima Taparia to find her perfect match. The show tracks Viral’s journey along with several other men and women in finding their perfect match.

In Theatres

If you are in the mood to watch a new movie in the theatres, here are few options for you. Please check your local theatres for ticket/screening times.
  1. Liger - Starring Vijay Devarakonda and Ananya Pandey. The journey of Liger, from Karimnagar to Mumbai, from a nobody to a competitor, in his search for recognition while navigating his weaknesses, relationships, and love life.
  2. Laal Singh Chaddha - Hindi Comedy/Drama starring Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Mona Singh, Naga Chaitanya Akkineni, Pulkit Kumar
  3. Thiruchitrambalam - Tamil Drama starring Dhanush, Nithya Menon and Prakash Raj. A guy-next-door tries to find romance in his life while also dealing with his personal problems. How long will it be before he realises what he is looking for is right next to him?
  4. Karthikeya 2 - Telugu thriller starring Nikhil and Anupama Parameswaran, Anupam Kher. A sequel to mystic thriller Karthikeya, which deals with the personal problems of Karthik and how he comes out of them. His pursuit of the truth leads him to find out the power of Indian ancient belief system and Tatva of Lord Sri Krishna.
  5. Sita Ramam - Telugu Hit movie starring Dulquer Salmaan, Rashmika Mandanna and Mrunal Thakur. A long-lost letter must find its way to the recipient twenty years later. A rabble-rouser learns a lesson in humility and love along the way.
  6. Theerpu - Malayalam Drama starring Prithviraj Sukumaran, Isha Talwar, Indrajith Sukumaran and Vijay Babu.