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Telugu Releases in Theatres, OTT Platforms This Weekend: Anni Manchi Sakunamule, Dead Pixels, Virupaksha and…

Here are all the Telugu releases on the big screen and OTTs you can’t miss out on

Telugu Releases in Theatres, OTT Platforms This Weekend: Anni Manchi Sakunamule, Dead Pixels, Virupaksha and…
Telugu releases this weekend

Last Updated: 07.51 PM, May 19, 2023


From a family entertainer to an action drama to a relationship drama, a coming-of-age tale besides a dose of music, fun, Telugu audiences have options aplenty in theatres and OTTs this weekend.

Theatrical releases

Anni Manchi Sakunamule


A family entertainer starring Santosh Soban, Malvika Nair, Rajendra Prasad, Rao Ramesh, Naresh, Gauthami, Sowcar Janaki, Vasuki, Vennela Kishore, Ramya Subramanian, Anju Alva Naik, Oorvasi, Ashwin Kumar, directed by Nandini Reddy.

Bichagadu 2

An action drama, the sequel to Bichagadu stars Vijay Antony, Kavya Thapar, Dato Radha Ravi, Y G Mahendran, Mansoor Ali Khan, Hareesh Peradi, John Vijay, Dev Gill, Yogi Babu. The film is written, directed by Vijay Antony and produced by Fatima Vijay Antony.

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Emi Sethura Linga

Bhanu Prakash is stuck in a mechanical life but there’s an artist within him. Then comes this unstoppable force, Swecha who motivates him to be a better version of himself. There begins a journey where he finally finds salvation. Gnaneswari Kandregula, Vinod Varma play the lead roles in the film written and directed by Sandeep. Produced by Sandeep and Murali Krishna. P

Platform: aha

Dead Pixels

Dead Pixels is a comedy-drama revolving around three online friends whose obsession with the fantasy role-playing video game brings them closer. The show explores their friendship and offline relationships and how it all ultimately changes their online personas. Stars Niharika konidela, Akshay Lagusani, Viva Harsha, Sai Ronak, directed by Aditya Mandala.

Platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Back Door

The story revolves around a youngster Arun and a married woman Anjali who get to meet at a family gathering. In the absence of her husband, Anjali invites Arun to her house and they wish to take their relationship forward. While Arun is desperate to make the next move, Anjali is slightly hesitant and accidentally nudges him behind, only to realise the former is pushed to the wall and has a bad fall. Stars Purnaa, Teja Tripurana and directed by Karri Balaji.

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Telugu Indian Idol 2

The show hosted by Hema Chandra and judged by S Thaman, Geetha Madhuri and Karthik is set to stream this Friday and Saturday at 7 PM. Get ready to witness composer Devi Sri Prasad introducing the top 6 semi-finalists and the announcement on the finalists for aha Telugu Indian idol. Don't miss a single note of this journey filled with passion, dedication, and raw talent.

Platform: aha

Sarkaar 3 - Episode 4, 5

Taking the reality show genre to a whole new level with renewed thrill, excitement and entertainment, Sarkaar 3 is a bidding game where the special guests should be able to guess the questions. Spanning four rounds every episode, the series will take viewers on a rife with edge-of-the-seat entertainment journey. The show is hosted by Pradeep Machiraju.

Platform: aha


Surya (Sai Dharam Tej) and his mother visit their ancestral village where he falls for Nandini(Samyuktha Menon). A series of deaths shocks the village and the temple head declares no one can enter or leave the village for eight days. Surya takes the situation into his hands and tries to find the truth behind these mysterious deaths. Directed by Karthik Dandu.

Platform: Netflix

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