From Harshad Mehta to Jayalalithaa: April 2021 Releases Are Looking Great

A hot month with hot new releases, April 2021 is a month of surprising releases. From Kangana’s Thalaivi to Karan Johar’s Ajeeb Daastaans, this month is jam-packed full of everything from comedy to fantasy, and action to biographies. We cannot wait to see how April 2021 releases fare. 

1. Sulthan 

This Tamil action thriller stars Karthi and Rashmika Mandanna, with the latter debuting in Tamil industry with this film. Directed by Bakkiyaraj Kannan, Lal, Yogi Babu and Ramachandra Raju play supporting roles in this film that has been treading for months before its release.

When: April 2

2. The Big Bull, Disney+Hotstar

Based on the life of Harshad Mehta, The Big Bull stars Abhishek Bachchan, Nikita Dutta, Ileana D’Cruz, Sohum Shah, Ram Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla. The film is an attempt to portray the financial events that shook the Indian market in 1990 and 2000, and Harshad’s Mehta role in it. 

When: April 8

3. Vakeel Saab

A Telugu remake of the Bollywood movie Pink, this movie stars Pawan Kalyan in the role of the lawyer fighting for women’s rights. If the cast and the story is anything to go by, the film is going to be a blockbuster.

When: April 9

4. Hello Charlie, Amazon Prime Video 

This comedy film stars Jackie Shroff and Aadar Jain in main roles, with Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani as producers. Jackie acts as a scamster who uses a Gorilla costume to get away, and Aadar is his sidekick. Together they get into hilarious mishaps, giving us a laugh riot.

When: April 9

5. Ajeeb Daastaans, Netflix

An anthology of four stories, this Netflix and Karan Johar projects portray the story of blurry lines between right and wrong, with jealousy and prejudice seeped in the characters. Starring Nushrat Bharucha, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Jaideep Ahlawat, Konkona Sen Sharma, Aditi Rao Hydari, Shefali Shah and Manav Kaul, this show is a must watch.

When: April 16

6. Thalaivi

A biographical movie based on J. Jayalalithaa, a popular politician and film actress who served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thalaivi will be released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Kangana Ranaut will play the titular role, with Arvind Swami and Nassar in supporting roles.

When: April 23

7. Shadow and Bone, Netflix 

Based on Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse novels, this fantasy series will debut on Netflix. The story is of one orphan Alina Starkov, whose extraordinary power has the strength to change the fate of her country. But whom should she trust? As dark powers grow, Alina must become more powerful if she wants to succeed. Starring Ben Barnes and Jessie Mei Li in main roles, this is a long-awaited series. 

When: April 23

8. Sooryavanshi

DCP Veer Sooryavanshi (Akshay Kumar) teams up with Inspector Sangram Bhalerao (Ranveer Singh) and DCP Bajirao Singham (Ajay Devgn) to stop a terror attack in Sooryavanshi. The cherry on the cake? The film is directed by Rohit Shetty, which means we are bound to have the most amazing time watching this blockbuster!

When: April 30

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