Meghna Gulzar’s Raazi is undoubtedly the biggest release of the week. Starring Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, and Rajit Kapur in prominent roles, this thriller drama is based on a true story of a young Indian girl who was married off in Pakistan in 1971, a time when a war was imminent between the two countries. The movie takes us through the journey of the spy, who has to source out any information that she can while putting her life in danger. Watch the trailer for the film here:
Other than Raazi, there are a few more movies – especially down South – that are making the buzz. Take a look at this week’s biggest releases right here:
Ranam – Detroit Crossing
Releasing on May 10, this Malayalam action drama is set in Detroit's bleak neighborhoods, where the gangs depend on a code of silence. Trapped in a life of crime, a mysterious getaway driver lives with this code of conduct, until he meets someone who can potentially change his entire world.
Hope Aur Hum
The ad filmmaker’s directorial debut revolves around a father's obsession with his antique copy machine which causes a rift in the family. Meanwhile, the story goes on to explore the life of each family member as it is told through three generations, focusing on the differences in their ideas and actions.
After the immense success of Thupparivaalan, Vishal is back with his new release – a Tamil action thriller based on the issue of identity theft. Here, he plays the role of Army Officer, while his enemy – called the White Devil – is played by Arjun Sarja.
A multi-starrer boasting of the biggest names in Southern cinema, this biographical drama is based on the life of the legendary South Indian actress, Savitri, who thrived between the 50s and 60s. The film, which will release in Telugu and Tamil, explores the reasons for her downfall after an outstanding career.
Bhaskar Oru Rascal
This Tamil action comedy is based on the lives of single parents and their kids, who are friends at school. How these two parents with strikingly different personalities come together along with their equally polar opposite kids forms the plot of this hilarious film.
Similar to the above film, this Bengali drama also revolves around two kids who come from different financial backgrounds. Even though they are close friends, differences between their parents force them to stay apart. How the families come together forms the rest of the story.
So which of the above films are you planning to watch after Raazi? Let us know in comments below and don’t forget to check our site for a complete list of the week’s releases.
Disclaimer: The release dates are subject to change.