New OTT Releases this Week (April 24 – 30): Citadel, Dasara, Pathu Thala, and More Movies and TV Shows Playing Now

This week's top movies and shows going live on OTT platforms include Citadel, Dasara, Pathu Thala and more.

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We are at a time when movie and shows that are released weekly on OTT platforms like NetflixAmazon Prime, Voot, Disney+ HotstarSony Liv and Aha in India have become the most popular source of entertainment in the country. The course of regional content is strong this week with shows and movies in various Indian languages premiering this week. We also have a new show from none other than the Desi Girl Priyanka Chopra Jonas hitting Prime Video this week. Some of the popular fresh content coming for viewers this week includes the likes of Citadel, Dasara, Pathu Thala. These are the top selection from the new shows and movies from the lot that is releasing this week. Our list has something to cater to everyone’s fancies. Check out what’s coming this week to the OTT platforms.

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Top OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date Language IMDB Rating
Citadel Amazon Prime Video 28 April English NA
Dasara Netflix 27 April Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada 7.4
Pathu Thala Amazon Prime Video 27 April Tamil 8
U-Turn ZEE5 26 April Hindi NA
Ved Disney+ Hotstar 28 April Marathi, Hindi 7.8
Thuramukhan SonyLIV 26 April Malayalam 6.6
Sweet Tooth 2 Netflix 27 April English 7.8
The Good Bad Mother Netflix 26 April Korean 8.8

Citadel


Featuring Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Richard Madden and produced by the Russo brothers Anthony and Joe Russo. Citadel is set as a mothership for a number of upcoming spin-offs. The Hindi one is set to feature Varun Dhawan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Citadel is based on an independent global intelligence service. Mason Kane and Nadia Sinh are played, respectively, by Richard Madden and Priyanka Chopra Jonas. The pair were once elite Citadel agents, but since the Citadel’s fall, their memories have been completely erased, and they have remained hidden.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: English, action drama

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Richard Madden, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Stanley Tucci, Lesley Manville,
Osy Ikhile, Ashleigh Cummings

Release Date: 28 April

Dasara

Dasara, starring Telugu actor Nani, is finally getting its OTT release on Netflix. The movie initially premiered on March 30 in theaters. With the Singareni coal mines serving as the back drop, the movie tells the story of Dharani (Nani) who has experienced numerous phobias since childhood. His grandmother reveals to him one day that she uses alcohol to deal with fear, and he picks up the habit of walking about with bottles dangling from his waist. And the rest of the story unfold with Suri (Deekshith Shetty), his closest buddy, and his love for Vennela (Keerthy Suresh).

IMDB Rating: 7.4

Language and Genre: Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, action adventure drama

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Nani, Dheekshith Shetty, Keerthy Suresh, Samuthirakani, Shine Tom Chacko

Release Date: 27 April

Pathu Thala

Initially released on March 30, Pathu Thala is a Tamil neo-noir action thriller featuring Silambarasan and Gautham Karthik in the lead roles. The investigation into the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu’s strange disappearance is the main focus of the film. A dedicated policeman named Shakthivel (Karthik) is given the assignment to look for the missing leader and look into the matter. When his investigation takes him to the legendary mobster AG Raavanan (Silambarasan), he is unable to collect proof since AGR is virtually untouchable due to his position of power in the sand mining industry and is therefore above reproach.

IMDB Rating: 8.0

Language and Genre: Tamil, neo-noir action thriller

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Silambarasan, Gautham Karthik, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Priya Bhavani Shankar

Release Date: 27 April

U-Turn

From director Arif Khan, U-Turn features Alaya F, Priyanshu Painyuli in the leading roles of a supernatural thriller of a movie. After investigating a string of mysterious deaths of motorists who took illegal U-turns on a flyover, Radhika, an intern journalist, finds herself in an unexpected turn of events where she becomes the prime suspect.

IMDB Rating: NA

Language and Genre: Hindi, horror

Where to watch: ZEE5

Cast:Alaya F, Priyanshu Painyuli, Aashim Gulati, Manu Rishi, Rajesh Sharma

Release Date: 26 April

Ved

Riteish Deshmukh debuts as a director in Ved where he also stars alongside his wife Genelia D’Souza. The romantic comedy movie revolves around two characters both of whom have been studying at the same school and end up getting married to each other. With marriage comes many challenges, financial difficulties and which they must navigate.

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Language and Genre: Marathi, Hindi, romantic drama

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Riteish Deshmukh, Genelia D’Souza, Ashok Saraf, Jiya Shankar

Release Date: 28 April

Thuramukhan

Revolving around the infamous protests against the ‘chappa’ system that was practiced in the Cochin harbor during the 1950s, Thuramukhan is a movie directed by Rajeev Ravi. It features Nivin Pauly, Indrajith Sukumaran, Joju George in the lead roles. The ‘chappa’ system that prevailed where metal tokens or chappa were thrown into a crowd of workers who would fight to get a token and earn the right to work for the day.

IMDB Rating: 6.6

Language and Genre: Malayalam, historical drama

Where to watch: SonyLIV

Cast: Nivin Pauly, Indrajith Sukumaran, Joju George, Arjun Ashokan, Sudev Nair, Manikandan R. Achari, Senthil Krishna, Nimisha Sajayan, Poornima Indrajith, Darshana Rajendran

Release Date: 28 April

Sweet Tooth 2

Following up on the success of the first season, Netflix is all set to release the second season of the children’s show featuring Nonso Anozie, Christian Convery. The show is about a boy who is half human and half deer in a post-apocalyptic world surviving alongside other hybrids.

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Language and Genre: English, fantasy drama

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Nonso Anozie, Christian Convery, Adeel Akhtar, Stefania LaVie Owen, and Dania Ramirez

Release Date: 27 April

The Good Bad Mother

This Korean television show has been highly rated and is about the relationship of a mother and son who set off looking for true happiness. The official description goes, “A tragic accident leaves an ambitious prosecutor with the mind of a child — forcing him and his mother to embark on a journey to heal their relationship.”

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Language and Genre: Korean, comedy slice of life

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Ra Mi-ran, Lee Do-hyun, Ahn Eun-jin, Yoo In-soo

Release Date: 26 April

Other OTT Releases this Week

Movie/Show Platform Release Date Language IMDB Rating
John Mulaney: Baby J Netflix 25 April English 7.8
The Light We Carry: Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey Netflix 25 April English 3.6
Love After Music Netflix 26 April Spanish 8.6
Workin’ Moms Season 7 Netflix 26 April English 7.8
Matildas: The World at Our Feet Disney+ Hotstar 26 April English NA
Novoland: Eagle Flag MX Player 26 April Chinese 7.1
Firefly Lane Season 2 Part 2 Netflix 27 April English 7.4
The Nurse Netflix 27 April Danish NA
Midnight in the Switchgrass Lionsgate Play 28 April English 4.5
Winter Boy Mubi 28 April French 7
AKA Netflix 28 April French NA
Peter Pan and Wendy Disney+ Hotstar 28 April English 2.8
Vyavastha ZEE5 28 April Telugu NA
Dr Romantic Season 3 Disney+ Hotstar 28 April Korean 8.3
Peter Pan & Wendy Disney+ Hotstar 28 April English NA
The Song of Scorpions Theater 28 April Hindi NA
Agent Theater 28 April Telugu NA
Bad Boy Theater 28 April Hindi NA
Ponniyin Selvan Part 2 Theater 28 April Tamil NA

Please note that some Imdb ratings are not yet available since the movies and shows have not released yet.