Are you one of those who is always looking for something new to watch? Thanks to filmmakers rolling out content with a passion, the month of April saw many releases across various platforms. There was Sharmaji Namkeen on Amazon Prime Video, A Thursday on Disney+ Hotstar, and Jersey playing in cinemas, we witnessed the best of cinema. Here’s a recap of all the best releases of April:
IMDb rating: 8.2
Hitesh Bhatia’s Sharmaji Namkeen is a light-hearted film and it’s a much-watch. It holds a lot of value as it is Rishi Kapoor’s last film and the titular role is played by both Kapoor and Paresh Rawal, due to the former’s demise. The story revolves around B.G Sharma and his life after retirement. He explores his interest in cooking and takes up a job of cooking at kitty parties. You can watch the film on Amazon Prime Video.
IMDb rating: 8
A Thursday, directed by Behzad Khambata, is a film that will shock you. Naina, a school teacher kidnaps 16 kids and asks the government to fulfill her demands that shakes the entire nation. Yami Gautam’s performance has been appreciated and the film carries a strong message. A Thursday stars Yami Gautam, Atul Kulkarni, and Neha Dhupia. You can watch it on Disney+ Hotstar.
The Kashmir Files
IMDb rating: 8.3
The Kashmir Files is the heart-wrenching tale of the pain, struggle, and suffering of the Kashmiri Pandits. It is based on the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits in 1990. Featuring Mithun Chakraborty, Darshan Kumaar, Pallavi Joshi, Anupam Kher, and Puneet Issar, the film will leave you with questions about religion democracy, politics, and humanity. The film will soon stream on Zee5.
KGF: Chapter 2
IMDb rating: 9.6
Prashanth Neel’s KGF: Chapter 2 is a film that crushed all the box office collection records. The blood-soaked land of Kolar Gold Fields has a new owner – Rocky (played by Yash). It doubles the excitement of Chapter one and has been a super hit among the audience.
IMDb rating: 7.9
Abhishek Bachchan, Yami Gautam, and Nimrat Kaur’s Dasvi narrates the story of an uneducated politician who aims to clear his 10th grade exam while in prison. Directed by Tushar Jalota, the film was released on April 7th on Netflix.
Abhay Season 3
IMDb rating: 8.5
Released on April 8th, Abhay continues with its dark and gritty story of murders that will keep you on the edge. Top cop Abhay (played by Kunal Kemmu) is once again up against gruesome killers, who are taking innocent lives in the city due to a mysterious cult. The series is streaming on Zee5.
IMDb rating: 9.1
Based on the Mishra family, Gullak’s new season picks up from where it was left in the previous one. After Aman Mishra (Harsh Mayar), the youngest Mishra, tops his board exams, the family is worried about his Class 11 admissions. Their biggest concern, like any other normal middle-class family, is money. Streaming on SonyLiv, Gullak is your go-to series when you want to watch something light and fun.
IMDb rating: 7.7
The latest Netflix release, Mai, stars Sakshi Tanwar, Raima Sen, and Seema Bhargava in pivotal roles. It tells the story of a mother who struggles to survive in the world of crime after her daughter is brutally killed. It is about her will to find the truth behind her daughter’s death, and for which she will go to any length.