With plenty of big releases last week, chances are that you have been busy over the weekend. From Thalaiva’s Petta and Thala Ajith’s Viswasam in Kollywood, to the Ram Charan starrer Vinaya Vidheya Rama and the magnificent biopic NTR Kathanayakudu in Tollywood, there were plenty of movies for South fans to enjoy. Bollywood, too, had its share of big releases with URI – The Surgical Strike and The Accidental Prime Minister. It was an action-packed week and the upcoming one is no different. This weekend brings plenty of thrilling dramas to theatres, so get ready to hop on the entertainment ride. Here are the top films to look forward to in cinemas this week:

WHY CHEAT INDIA

Director: Soumik Sen
Cast: Emraan Hashmi

A sly con man decides to take advantage of an academic world with many aspirants and fewer opportunities, where only the smartest can survive. From rigging examinations to forging certificates, his schemes both exploit and expose the failings of an education system fraught with problems.

Read more about the film here.

GLASS

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Cast: James McAvoy, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

M. Night Shyamalan fans are in for a treat! In the third and final installment of the Unbreakable series, David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track down and stop Kevin Wendell Crumb (from Split). What ensues is a series of escalating encounters, orchestrated by the nefarious Mr. Glass.

Read more about the film here.

BIRBAL

Director: M. G. Srinivas
Cast: M. G. Srinivas, Madhusudhan Rao

An investigative thriller, this film explores the story of a wrongfully accused murderer who is helped by Advocate Mahesh Das despite the various threats faced by them during the investigation.

PRAANA

Director: V. K. Prakash
Cast: Nithya Menen

A young woman heads to a haunted mansion in an abandoned area, where she plans to live by herself. However, she soon realizes that she is not alone and things are about to take a nightmarish turn.

MIKHAEL

Director: Haneef Adeni
Cast: Nivin Pauly, Manjima Mohan, Unni Mukundan

In what seems like a revenge drama, Nivin Pauly sheds his ‘chocolate boy’ image as his character Dr. John Mikhael is pitted against Unni Mukundan. The rest of the story will unfold in theatres on Friday.

Which of the above movies will you be watching in theatres? Get booking now and stay tuned for our reviews.