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Cinematic Showdown – The Best Films to Catch in Theatres

The Best Films to Catch in Theatres

Aadujeevitham (The Goat Life) / Releasing on 28th March

Are you a fan of heart-pounding survival dramas like 127 Hours, The Revenant, Cast Away, The Impossible, The Martian, and Maryan? If you are, then you won’t want to miss Aadujeevitham, an adaptation of the gripping 2008 Malayalam novel of the same name by Benyamin. The film is based on true events and stars Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead.

With the national award-winning filmmaker Blessy at the helm, serving as writer, director, and co-producer, this movie promises to be an electrifying cinematic experience that you won’t soon forget. The soundtrack is surely going to be a treat to your ears, as the music is arranged by the legendary A. R. Rahman while the sound is designed by Resul Pookutty.

The First Omen / Releasing on 5th April

Experience the harrowing journey of a young American woman in Rome as she encounters darkness that tests her faith and uncovers a diabolical conspiracy aiming to birth pure evil. Directed by Arkasha Stevenson and featuring Nell Tiger Free, Tawkeef Barhom, Sonia Braga, Ralph Ineson, and Bill Nighy, this spine-chilling tale is based on characters created by David Seltzer and promises to be the most terrifying cinematic ride of the year.

Maidaan / Releasing on 11th April

Syed Abdul Rahim, the visionary football coach who transformed India’s sporting landscape in the 1950s and 1960s. From local pitches to global arenas, Rahim’s leadership and innovation earned the Indian Football Team the moniker “Brazil of Asia,” mastering the thrilling 4-2-4 formation. Amidst societal hurdles, they soared, clinching gold at the 1951 and 1962 Asian Games and pioneering a path to the 1956 Olympics semi-finals. The sports drama is directed by Amit Sharma and stars Ajay Devgn, Priyamani and Gajraj Rao in the lead roles.

Monkey Man / Releasing on 19th April

Indian-origin actor Dev Patel is living proof of the phrase, “You can take an Indian out of India, but you can’t take India out of an Indian.” He first captured our hearts with his lead role in the critically acclaimed Academy Award-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, and now the ‘Lion’ actor is all set to take the film industry by storm with his directorial debut in ‘Monkey Man.’

The upcoming movie is an action thriller inspired by the legend of Hanuman and tells the story of a young man seeking revenge against corrupt leaders who murdered his mother and continued to exploit the poor and powerless. The trailer looks impressive, and the dialogue, “Everyday, I’ve prayed for a way to protect the weak,” captured my soul.

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire / Releasing on 19th April

The Spengler family finds themselves back at the iconic New York City firehouse. However, they soon realise they are in a world where the spiritual realm intersects with the physical world. In the modern era, the Ghostbusters have honed their skills to heights never seen before. However, when a lost artefact of immense power is discovered, it unleashes a harmful force that threatens to drag the world into an icy abyss.

Now, a new generation of Ghostbusters must team up with the old veterans, putting aside their differences to confront a menace that’s beyond their imagination. As the existence of humanity hangs in the balance, they must gather their bravery and protect their city. The fifth instalment of the Ghostbuster franchise is directed by Gil Kenan and stars Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, Mckenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, and Celeste O’Connor in the lead.

Challengers / Releasing on 26th April

Tashi, a once-celebrated tennis player turned coach, ventures to revive her husband’s flagging career. With her guidance, he rises from obscurity to the heights of grand slam success, only to be entangled in a web of defeat. Determined to reignite his passion, Tashi orchestrates a risky move of returning to the grassroots tennis competition at a challenger event.

Yet, tensions flare when he faces off against Patrick, a former friend and rival, reigniting old conflicts and forcing Tashi to navigate a treacherous path of love, loyalty, and the pursuit of redemption. The upcoming romantic sports drama is directed by Luca Guadagnino and stars Zendaya, Josh O’Connor, Mike Faist and Jake Jensen in the titular roles.


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