Here is a list of all the movies that are opening this week in theatres worldwide.
Last Updated: 04.28 PM, Sep 14, 2022
This week's theatrical releases include Jahaan Chaar Yaar, starring Swara Bhasker, and Gautham Menon's Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu, starring Simbu, among the rest.
Let's read more in-depth about them below.
Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu (Tamil)
The eagerly-anticipated Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu, starring Silambarasan, is funded by Vels Film International. The rural action drama, directed by Gautham Menon, has a story by Jeyamohan and portrays the tale of Mumbai's street criminals. AR Rahman composed the soundtrack for Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu, and Siddhartha Nuni and Antony handled the filming and editing respectively. The film has Siddhi Idnani playing the female lead, while Raadika Sarathkumar, Siddique, and Aangelina Abraham are also part of the cast. Silambarasan (last seen in Maanaadu) and Gautham Menon had previously collaborated on Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya, Karthik Dial Seytha Yenn and Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada.
Ini Utharam (Malayalam)
Produced by Arun and Varun under the A&V Entertainments label, Aparna Balamurali plays Janaki in this thriller, directed by Sudheesh Ramachandran. The Pooppara-set movie follows several police investigations. In important roles, this one, features Kalabhavan Shajohn, Siddique, Sidharth Menon, and Harish Uthaman. Renjith Unni wrote the dialogue and the screenplay.
Saakini Daakini (Telugu)
Saakini Daakini, an official version of the South Korean action-comedy Midnight Runners, stars Regina Cassandra and Nivetha Thomas. It is helmed by Sudheer Varma. D Suresh Babu, Sunitha Tati, and Hyunwoo Thomas Kim created this. The primary protagonists of Saakini Daakini, played by Regina and Nivetha, are introduced in the teaser as police academy students. Regina suffers from OCD, whilst Nivetha loves food. The movie watches as the girls struggle at the training camp and get into pointless fights before eventually showcasing their abilities. Richard Prasad is the film's cinematographer, and Mikey McCleary is in charge of the score. The editor is Viplav Nyshadam.
The movie is under GNR Kumaravelan's direction (Haridas). The two-minute trailer does a terrific job of keeping its premise a secret. Arun Vijay is portrayed as a slick police officer in charge of a murder probe. He pieces together a few hints, but the investigation tends to take a lot of unexpected twists. Sinam also has Kaali Venkat, RNR Manohar, KSG Venkatesh, and Marumalarchi Bharathi, with Pallak Lalwani portraying the female protagonist. Produced by R Vijayakumar under Movie Slides Pvt Ltd., the film has music scored by Shabir Tabare Alam.
Aa Ammayi Gurinchi Meeku Cheppali (Telugu)
Aa Ammayi Gurinchi Meeku Cheppali, which stars Sudheer Babu and Krithi Shetty, is helmed by Mohanakrishna Indraganti. The film, which is produced by B Mahendra Babu and Kiran Ballapalli under Benchmark Studios in collaboration with Mythri Movie Makers, features music by Vivek Sagar, cinematography by PG Vinda, and editing by Marthand K Venkatesh.
Jahaan Chaar Yaar (Hindi)
The movie, which stars Swara Bhasker, Shikha Talsania, Meher Vij, and Pooja Chopra, is about four middle-class women who decide to visit Goa after becoming stuck in a rut.
The women suffering from marital issues are seen in the trailer. They ultimately decide against telling their husbands about their trip to Goa. On the beach, the women can be seen unwinding, having fun, and drinking. After a stripper and police officers get involved, their journey takes a strange turn.
Kamal Pandey, who serves as the film's director, wrote the script.
Everything Everywhere All At Once (English)
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert are the directors of Michelle Yeoh's Everything Everywhere All At Once. The strange interpretation of the multiverse notion deals with issues of family strife, love, and nihilism. With their previous film, Swiss Army Man, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano, the directing team made a splash. The absurdist sci-fi comedy-drama had its world premiere in March 2022 at the South By Southwest (SXSW) film festival before receiving a significant cinema distribution by April in the US.
After over 20 years away from acting, the movie sees the comeback of Ke Huay Quan, best known for his role as Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. It is important to note that Jackie Chan originally intended to play action veteran Michelle Yeoh's part in the movie, despite her performance receiving positive reviews from critics.
On September 23, Kotthu, a comeback film by Sibi Malayil starring Asif Ali, was intended to be released. The release date has now been moved up to September 16. North Kerala is the setting for the political play Kotthu. The central conflict of the movie, according to its creators, is a person killing another person, which is still considered savagery in today's civilised world. Roshan Mathew plays a significant part in it alongside Asif.
Koththu, which also features Nikhila Vimal, Sudev Nair, Ranjith, Suresh Krishna, and Vijilesh in supporting roles, was written by Hemanth Kumar.
King Fish (Malayalam)
King Fish has Anoop and Ranjith essaying the principal characters, in addition to Durga Krishna and Niranjana Anoop, among others.
Ratheesh Vega has composed the songs and Gayathri Suresh, the background score. Deepak Vijayan and Dhanya Suresh wrote the lyrics. Dundhu Renjeev is the production designer.
In the coming-of-age love story Monsoon Raaga, a guy is followed from his high school crush to his middle-aged professional romance. The movie, which is directed by S Ravidhranath, features Rachita Ram and Dhananjay.
Where The Crawdads Sing (English)
Based on author Delia Owens’ 2018 novel of the same name, the movie will be released by Sony Pictures Entertainment India in the country.
Directed by Olivia Newman, the film is set in the mid-20th century and centres on Kya (Edgar-Jones), a young woman who is abandoned by her family and has to raise herself all alone in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina.
However, when her former boyfriend is found dead, Kya is thrust into the spotlight, instantly branded by the local townspeople and law enforcement as the prime suspect in his murder.
Where the Crawdads Sing also stars Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson, Michael Hyatt, Sterling Macer Jr and Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn.
Roop Nagar Ke Cheetey (Marathi)
After an incident, two childhood friends diverge in their paths. The trip of the buddies to two separate cities and their contrasting lives are then explored in the movie. Hema Ingle, Akshay Kelkar, and Mugdha Chaphekar are the three main actors in this Vihan Suryavanshi-helmed film.
Nenu Meeku Baaga Kavalsinavaadini (Telugu)
Cab driver Vivek falls in love with Teju and will do anything to keep her safe. The major actors in this crowd-pleaser are Kiran Abbavaram and Sanjana Anand, and it is directed by Sridhar Gade.
Siddy tells the tale of Siddarth, a recent law graduate working for a law newspaper firm (Aji John). Although he is frustrated by the unlawful activities taking place nearby, he eventually becomes associated with these individuals. What made him change? Rajesh Sharma and IM Vijayan co-star in the Pious Raj-directed film Siddy.
Mattoo Ki Saikil (Hindi)
Matto Pal, a daily wage construction worker who lives in a village close to Mathura, commutes every day on his twenty-year-old bicycle. He must arrive at work on time because his wife is ill and he has two children, but due to his old cycle, he is constantly late. This movie examines how Matto and his family deal with life's small joys and fulfil their desire to acquire a new bicycle. The movie, which was directed by M Gani, features Prakash Jha and Anita Choudhary in the key roles.
Boyz 3 (Marathi)
Kabir consents to go back to his home country to finish the necessary paperwork for his mother's property. Instead of taking a road trip with his best friends Dhungya and Dhairya, he chooses not to meet his father out of reluctance. Will the journey be successful and happy? Parth Bhalerao and Sumant Shinde star in this film, which was directed by Vishal Sakharam Devrukhar.
The Tamil version of the Malayalam thriller Ottu is called Rendagam. Kichu is a lazy man who fantasises about earning quick money. He is given the weird task of becoming friends with a strange man named David who has forgotten who he is. Can Kichu accept the position? The action that follows is what drives the story forward. The movie, which was directed by Fellini T.P., stars Kunchacko Boban, Arvind Swami, and Eesha Rebba.
Khalli Balli (Hindi)
This one, which stars Dharmendra, Madhoo Shah, and Vijay Raaz, tells the tale of a young woman who wants to be a model and develops a romance with the head of an advertising firm to achieve her objective. However, none of the movies in which she stars is finished because weird things happen to them. The couple enlists the aid of an inspector, a professor, and a doctor to try to unravel the riddle.
The movie, which is produced by Kamal Kishor Mishra under the name One Entertainment Film Productions, was directed by Manoj Sharma. The soundtrack was composed by Poonam and Shivam Bagchi.
The Woman King (English)
The Woman King, directed by The Old Guard's Gina Prince-Bythewood, is based on actual events and tells the story of the Agojie, an all-female warrior corps that defended the Dahomey kingdom in the 19th century, one of the most powerful states in all of Africa. The movie stars Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, and John Boyega in addition to Davis. At the Toronto International Film Festival, The Woman King had its world premiere, too.
The Vijaya Naresh-directed film Riyaa, starring Kartik Vernekar, follows the journey of five budding musicians as they settle into a new home to write music tranquilly. They begin to notice some strange energy about the house, though. Is the house truly eerily quiet? What happened in the past?
Am Aha (Telugu)
The thriller directed by Shyam Mandala follows Kalyan and his buddies as they become the main suspects in a homicide investigation. They have just 24 hours to cleanse their names after a dishonest CI demands that they pay 20 lakhs in bribe money. How can they get out of this mess? Jangam Sudhakar, Lavanya, and Siri Khanakan all play significant roles in the movie.
BhauBali, starring Manoj Joshi and Kishore Kadam, is based on Jayant Pawar's short story Sawaal 672 Rupayancha Arthaat Yuddha Amuche suru. The director of the movie is Sameer Patil.
Ajker Shortcut (Bengali)
Abesh is a poet from a wealthy family, whereas Bishu lives in a slum. They see a homeless person commit suicide on a busy Kolkata Road, and it completely changes the course of their life. How are they going to get over this? The movie, which was directed by Subir Mondal, features Gaurav Chakrabarty and Parambrata Chatterjee.
Middle-Class Love (Hindi)
A young college student who is unhappy with his middle-class status determines that finding love is the best way to escape it. But his trip doesn't appear to be that simple. The movie, which was directed by Ratna Sinha, has Prit Kamani and Kavya Thapar as the key characters.