Upcoming movies and web shows releasing this week

As the month of May has just started, many big-ticket films and web shows/direct-to-OTT films are gearing up to entertain the audience. For the upcoming weekend, a list of films are ready for a theatrical release and even a few films are slated for an OTT outing. Check out the list of films, OTT shows and films releasing during the upcoming weekend both in the theatres and on various OTT platforms.

1) Radhe Shyam

Radhe Shyam starring Prabhas and Pooja Hegde as the lead pair had a theatrical release on March 11th. Later, the film’s all Southern versions had premiered on Amazon Prime Video on April 1st. Now, the news is that the Hindi version of Radhe Shyam is gearing up for premieres on digital giant Netflix on May 4th.

2) Jayamma Panchayathi

Reputed small screen anchor Suma Kanakala is making her re-entry into films after almost three decades with a rural drama titled, Jayamma Panchayathi. Directed by Vijay Kumar Kalivarapu, the film is ready for a theatrical release on May 6th.

3) Thana Thandhanana

Starring Sree Vishnu and Catherine Tresa as the lead pair, Thana Thandhanana directed by Chaitanya Dantuluri of Banam fame is slated to hit the screens on May 6th. KGF fame Ramachandra Raju is playing the antagonist role in the film which is bankrolled by Sai Korrapati’s wife Rajani.

4) Ashoka Vanamlo Arjuna Kalyanam

Directed by Vidyasagar Chinta, Ashoka Vanamlo Arjuna Kalyanam has Vishwak Sen and Rukshar Dhillon as the lead pair. The film is bankrolled by Bhogavalli Bapineedu and is gearing up for a May 6th release.

5) Saani Kaayidham

Starring Keerthy Suresh and director turned actor Selvaraghavan in the lead roles, Saani Kaayidham is aiming for a direct-to-OTT outing on Amazon Prime Video on May 6th. The film’s Telugu version titled Chinni will also be available for Amazon subscribers to watch. Arun Matheswaran is the director of the film.

Apart from the above films, we have the Kannada film, Man Of The Match ready for premieres on May 5th and the second season of The Wild, an English web series aiming for a release on May 6th exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

On Netflix, a Hindi film titled, Thar is ready for a release on May 4th. Along with Thar, a Hollywood movie titled, 40 Years Young and a web series titled, The Sound of Music is gearing up for a release on May 4th and 6th respectively.

On other OTT platforms such as Zee5 and Disney Plus Hotstar, a couple of Hindi web shows and films are ready for release on May 5th and 6th.