Get ready for an exciting week of entertainment as a diverse array of new movies hit both OTT platforms and theatres. From gripping dramas to thrilling adventures, there’s something for everyone. Whether you prefer streaming from the comfort of your home or experiencing the big screen magic, these releases offer a mix of captivating stories and talented casts. Join us as we explore the lineup of these highly anticipated films, each promising a unique cinematic experience that will leave you enthralled.
From Manoj Bajpayee’s Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai to Varun Dhawan’s Bhediya to Nawazzudin Siddiqui’s Jogira Sara Ra Ra, here are the new movies that are releasing this week of May!
Bhediya, one of the most awaited Bollywood movies was released in theatres on 26th November 2022. And, now, months after its theatrical release, the movie is expected to stream on Jio Cinema in the last week of May.
Starring Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon in lead roles, the film enthralled audiences with its unique blend of horror and comedy. The movie revolves around an ordinary man whose life takes an unexpected turn when he is bitten by a wolf and transforms into a werewolf. The movie expertly weaves together elements of horror and comedy, taking viewers on a thrilling and humorous adventure.
Alongside Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon, the film boasts a talented ensemble cast, including Deepak Dobriyal and Abhishek Banerjee, who deliver stellar performances in pivotal roles. Directed by Amar Kaushik and written by Niren Bhatt, Bhediya is a part of Dinesh Vijan’s esteemed horror-comedy universe, which includes other successful films like Stree and Roohi.
- Where to watch Bhediya – Jio Cinema
- Bhediya release date – May 26th [Tentative]
2. Chal Zindagi
Chal Zindagi is an upcoming Hindi movie that takes us on a thrilling journey with four main protagonists. Sana, a music student from America, Sahil, a college student, Sadanand, a retired government employee, and Vivaan, a talented 10-year-old folk artist. One day, they embark on a life-changing adventure, each starting their individual journeys from different cities on Harley Davidson bikes, all aiming to reach the highest motorable road in the world in Leh-Ladakh. Directed by Vivek Sharma, this film features a stellar cast including Shannon K, Vivek Dahiya, Sanjay Mishra, and Mita Vashisht in the lead roles.
- Where to watch Chal Zindagi– Theatres
- Chal Zindagi release date – May 26th
3. NRI Wives
NRI Wives delves into the lives of four different NRI couples residing in the US. As they navigate through the complexities of their relationships, the film explores various challenges they face, including issues of intimacy and infidelity. With a star-studded ensemble cast featuring Jugal Hansraj, Bhagyashree, Kiku Sharda, Hiten Tejwani, and the talented Raima Sen, this film has been created and produced by Gunjan Kuthiala, promising an engaging and compelling storyline.
- Where to watch NRI Wives – Theatres
- NRI Wives release date – May 26th
4. About My Father
Prepare for a captivating family drama as veteran actor Robert De Niro joins forces with Sebastian Maniscalco and Kim Cattrall. In this heartfelt tale, an elderly man embarks on a journey to spend quality time with his son, his fiancée, and her affluent family. Brace yourself for a clash of cultures that sets off a chain of unexpected and hilarious events. Get ready to laugh your way through this must-see film.
- Where to watch About My Father – Theatres
- About My Father release date – May 26th
Step into the world of a touching slice-of-life drama, “Coat.” Set against the backdrop of a lower-caste community, a devoted father and son strive to earn the respect of their fellow villagers. However, their lives take an intriguing turn when an Englishman arrives in their village. Directed by Akshay Ditti and Kumar Abhishek, this upcoming Hindi movie features a stellar cast including Sanjay Mishra, Vivaan Shah, and Sonal Jha.
- Where to watch Coat – Theatres
- Coat release date – May 26th
6. The Little Mermaid
This week, movie theaters will be graced with a fresh interpretation of Disney’s beloved princess, Ariel. Portrayed by Halle Bailey, the film delves into the enchanting story of the little mermaid princess, who sacrifices her voice in exchange for the chance to walk on land and discover the wonders of the human world.
- Where to watch The Little Mermaid – Theatres
- The Little Mermaid release date – May 26th
Aazam, an upcoming Indian Hindi-language film, is set to enthrall audiences with its gripping storyline. Written and directed by Shravan Tiwari, the movie features a talented cast including Jimmy Sheirgill, Abhimanyu Singh, Indraneil Sengupta, and Raza Murad. Produced by T B Patel, this crime thriller delves into the dark and intriguing world of the underworld.
The story of Aazam revolves around a powerful underworld gang that controls the city’s syndicate. At its core, the film explores the intense battle for succession within the mafia empire of Nawab Khan. As the plot unfolds, viewers will be drawn into a web of conspiracy, betrayal, and deceit, where every move carries high stakes. With its tense atmosphere and captivating narrative, Aazam promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. The film offers a glimpse into the inner workings of the criminal underworld, highlighting the complexities and power dynamics that drive this world of crime and corruption.
- Where to watch Aazam – Theatres
- Aazam release date – May 26th
8. Jogira Sara Ra Ra
Jogira Sara Ra Ra is an eagerly awaited romantic comedy film. Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Neha Sharma take center stage as the lead characters, infusing the film with their remarkable acting prowess. Accompanying them are Sanjay Mishra and Mahaakshay Chakraborty, who add depth and charm to the supporting cast.
In the upcoming comedy, Jogira Sara Ra Ra, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a master matchmaker and wedding planner named Jogi Pratap who can get through any wedding and make it a success with a little bit of jugaad (creative problem-solving). However, once he meets Dimple (Neha Sharma) and her family, he is unable to make the match.
Avoiding the ‘saat-pheras’, Dimple keeps sabotaging her own wedding plans. As the story unfolds, both Jogi and Dimple have to face the consequences as it is eventually decided that Jogi will marry her to save face. How the two stubborn personalities finally find their match in one another is what makes this movie a must-watch.
- Where to watch Jogira Sara Ra Ra – Theatres
- Jogira Sara Ra Ra release date – May 26th
9. Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai
Continuing his streak of impactful films following the super-successful Gulmohar, the esteemed Manoj Bajpayee returns with yet another compelling cinematic masterpiece – Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai. Directed by the talented Apoorv Singh Karki and produced by Zee Studios in collaboration with Bhanushali Studios, this courtroom drama is definitely set to leave a lasting impression on audiences.
Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai delves into the extraordinary journey of a regular session court lawyer [played by Manoj Bajpayee], whose unwavering commitment to the truth drives a five-year-long legal battle. The story revolves around his relentless pursuit of justice for a group of young girls who have suffered at the hands of a self-proclaimed godman.
In his journey of justice, this lawyer stands as a symbol of resilience, refusing to be deterred by the powerful and influential forces working against him. Through the lawyer’s struggles and triumphs, the film delves into themes of righteousness, the power of truth, and the fight against exploitation.
- Where to watch Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai – Zee5
- Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai release date – May 23th
Which one are you most excited about? Tell us in the comments below.