It can be difficult to keep track of new releases on Disney+Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and other streaming services, so we’ve put up a list of new titles coming out this weekend, April 28, to keep you informed.
The list of new movies and web shows coming to Netflix, Prime, Hotstar, and other OTT platforms, which range from Priyanka Chopra’s Citadel to Reteish Deshmukh’s Ved to U Turn to Filmfare Awards, promise nonstop entertainment. To see the full list of interesting new films and television series debuting this weekend on OTT services (like Netflix and others), scroll down.
1. Citadel on Amazon Prime
Citadel is an action-thriller series released on Amazon Prime Video. The show is created by the Russo brothers, who are best known for directing several Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, including “Avengers: Endgame.” Priyanka Chopra starrer series is set in a world where a global pandemic has led to the collapse of society, and the survivors are forced to live in isolated communities. The story follows a young woman named Megan, played by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who is trying to navigate her way through this dangerous world and uncover the truth behind a mysterious organization known as “Citadel.”
The show features an international cast that includes actors from several different countries, including Richard Madden, who is known for his role in “Game of Thrones,” and Roland Moller, who appeared in the film “Atomic Blonde.” “Citadel” promises to be a high-octane series that is full of action, suspense, and intrigue. With its talented cast and creative team, including the Russo brothers and acclaimed writer/director Derek Kolstad, who wrote the “John Wick” movies, the show is sure to deliver an exciting and thrilling viewing experience. For fans of action-thrillers and post-apocalyptic stories, “Citadel” is definitely one to watch.
2. Dasara on Netflix
Dasara, a pan-Indian movie featuring Nani and Keerthy Suresh, was released in theaters in March. And, as anticipated, the movie has exceeded expectations, and the audience has given it high praise for its captivating plot, exceptional acting, and stunning visuals. This Telugu film’s availability on OTT platforms has only added to the excitement and enthusiasm of fans.
Set in the backdrop of Singareni coal mines near Godavarikhani, Dasara stars Nani, Dheekshith Shetty, and Keerthy Suresh in the lead role. The plot revolves around Dharani (Nani), a young miscreant from Veerlapally, who steals coal and spends excessive drinking nights with his mates. When Chinna Nambi (Shine Tom Chacko) and his gang accuse Dharani of being responsible for an unforeseen occurrence, he goes on to the attack them. With its talented cast, engaging storyline, and high production values, Dasara has become a must-watch for movie lovers.
3. Peter Pan & Wendy on Disney+ Hotstar
“Peter Pan & Wendy” is the latest live-action adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s beloved story, which was released on Disney+Hotstar on April 28. The film follows the adventures of Peter Pan, a boy who never grows up, and Wendy, a young girl who joins him on a journey to Neverland. The film features a talented cast, including Ever Anderson as Wendy, Alexander Molony as Peter Pan, Yara Shahidi as Tinker Bell, and Jude Law as the infamous Captain Hook. With its stunning visuals, thrilling action sequences, and heartwarming moments, “Peter Pan & Wendy” is sure to be a hit with audiences of all ages.
One of the most striking aspects of the film is its attention to detail. The filmmakers have created a vibrant and fantastical world that is both beautiful and immersive. From the lush forests and sparkling waters of Neverland to the dazzling costumes worn by the characters, every aspect of the film is crafted with care and precision.
The cast also delivers standout performances. Ever Anderson brings a sense of wonder and determination to her role as Wendy, while Alexander Molony captures the mischievous spirit of Peter Pan perfectly. Yara Shahidi’s portrayal of Tinker Bell is also noteworthy, as she brings both sass and vulnerability to the iconic character. At its core, “Peter Pan & Wendy” is a story about the power of imagination and the importance of holding onto the wonder of childhood. It encourages viewers to embrace their inner child and to never lose their sense of wonder and magic.
4. Ved on Disney+ Hotstar
Riteish Deshmukh, the acclaimed Bollywood actor, is poised to make his directorial debut with the highly anticipated film ‘Ved,’ which is set to premiere digitally on April 28, 2023. The movie, which was originally released last year, has already made waves in the film industry by emerging as the top-grossing Marathi film of the year. This triumph is a testament to Riteish Deshmukh’s formidable talents as a director, and his keen eye for storytelling has been duly noted by audiences and critics alike. As the excitement and anticipation for the digital premiere of ‘Ved’ continues to grow, the film is poised to leave an indelible mark on the world of Marathi cinema and is sure to be a must-see for movie lovers everywhere.
Movie Plot: Satya, a former cricketer for railways, fell in love with Nisha before being accused of match-fixing and dropped from the team. He found himself playing for the rival team, led by gangster Bhaskar Anna. Satya regains his cricketing fame, but Bhaskar Anna’s interest in Nisha triggers a rivalry that eventually leads to their separation, causing Satya to spiral into alcoholism. Despite marrying Shravani, Satya still struggles with the separation from Nisha, while Shravani remains devoted to him, hoping for a better future.
5. U-Turn on Zee 5
U-Turn,’ a gripping and suspenseful thriller starring the talented actress Alaya F, has made its way onto the popular OTT platform ZEE5. The movie, which explores the story of a young woman caught up in a web of mystery and intrigue, has captivated audiences with its engaging plot and strong performances. Alaya F, who made her debut in Bollywood with the critically acclaimed film ‘Jawaani Jaaneman,’ has once again demonstrated her versatility and skill as an actress in ‘U-Turn.’ Her portrayal of a determined journalist who unravels a series of dark secrets has been widely praised by fans and critics alike.
The film’s release on ZEE5 has only added to its popularity, and viewers have been eagerly tuning in to watch this gripping tale of suspense and deception. With its strong storyline, thrilling plot twists, and excellent performances, ‘U-Turn’ is a must-watch for anyone looking for an exciting and thought-provoking movie experience.
6. PS -2 [Theatres]
One of the most successful movies of 2022, Ponniyin Selvan’s first part was released in September 2022. And, it shattered box office records left, right, and center! It was a total blockbuster and had everyone talking about it for weeks. And guess what? The second part of the movie is out now, and once again Mani Ratnam’s epic movie left the fans and critics have only good things to say!
Director Mani Ratnam has done it again with Ponniyin Selvan 2, which just premiered all around the world today, on April 28. Fans who have already seen it are raving about it on Twitter, saying that it’s an absolute masterpiece and a true pride of Indian cinema. Some are even comparing it to SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2, and saying that it’s even better! We don’t know about you, but we are seriously excited about this movie. With all the amazing reviews and hype surrounding it, how can we resist watching it?
7. Filmfare [Jio Cinema]
Hyundai Filmfare Awards will be streaming on Jio Cinema on Saturday. Hosted by Salman Khan, the 68th Filmfare Awards ceremony was held to honor the best of Indian cinema from the year 2022. The prestigious event saw some of the biggest names in the industry walk the red carpet and celebrate the art of filmmaking. The night was full of surprises and memorable moments, as the jury members announced the winners in various categories. From Alia Bhatt winning Best Actress to Rajkumar Rao winning Best Actor to SLB’s Gangubai bagging the Best Film, Filmfare awards celebrated the industry’s excellence.
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