The world of South Indian cinema is brimming with excitement as a diverse lineup of new releases awaits movie enthusiasts this week. With gripping thrillers, heartwarming tales, and rib-tickling comedies, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. From Malayalam and Telugu to Tamil movies, these cinematic offerings promise to captivate audiences with their compelling plots and stellar performances. Whether you prefer streaming from the comfort of your home or experiencing the magic of the big screen, let’s take a closer look at the new South Indian movies releasing on both OTT platforms and theatres this week.
Directed by Pawan Kumar, known for his acclaimed Kannada movies, “Dhoomam” is a gripping thriller featuring Fahadh Faasil and Aparna Balamurali in lead roles. The plot revolves around the abduction of the marketing head of a tobacco company and his wife by an enigmatic group. With its intense storyline and powerhouse performances, this film is a must-watch for fans of mystery and suspense. Streaming on Amazon Prime from August 4.
In the thrilling tale of “Dayaa,” a freezer van driver’s life takes an unexpected turn when he discovers a lifeless body inside his vehicle. This shocking discovery sets off a series of events that lead him and his loyal best friend into a whirlwind of escalating danger. As the mysteries deepen, the protagonist must confront his fears and navigate through uncertainty, making this movie a riveting watch for those who enjoy edge-of-the-seat suspense. Streaming on Disney + Hotstar from August 4.
Director Rupak Ronaldson’s “Pareshan” is a delightful Telugu comedy that delves into the complexities of friends, family, and lovers against the backdrop of Singareni and Coalaries. With stellar performances from Thiruveer, Pavani Karanam, and an ensemble cast, this film promises to offer an engaging and humorous glimpse into the lives of its characters. Streaming on SonyLIV from August 4.
Zero Drama (Malayalam)
Directed by Anupriya Raj, “Zero Drama” is a short film that explores the anxieties and dilemmas faced by the new generation as they challenge traditional family conditioning. With Director Jeo Baby taking on the lead role and promising performances from Manu S Pillai, Gayatri Manu Pillai, Reba, and Rixon, this film offers a thought-provoking and heartfelt narrative. Streaming on Saina Play
In this heartwarming tale, a vivacious young man’s life crosses paths with that of a female doctor who initially perceives him as exceptionally mild-mannered. As their encounters unfold, delightful and amusing situations arise, making “Rangabali” a light-hearted and entertaining watch. Streaming on Netflix from August 4.
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