Must-watch Bollywood films releasing in May 2024


Published: April 18, 2024, 11:23 AM

Must-watch Bollywood films releasing in May 2024

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Thanks to top-notch storytelling and rapid advancements in film technology, a touch of diversity is often evident in Bollywood releases. And, this influx of Hindi cinema with diverse genres is observed throughout the year. As a result, film enthusiasts throughout the subcontinent eagerly anticipate the latest Bollywood movies. Let’s take a sneak peek into the must-see Bollywood film lineup for May 2024.

Most Hyped Bollywood Movies Coming This May 

Pyar Ke Do Naam | Romantic Drama | May 3, 2024

Written, directed, and co-produced by Danish Javed, the film stars Bhavya Sachdeva, Ankita Sahu, Namita Lal, and Kanika Gautam. This captivating love story unfolds at the iconic Aligarh Muslim University, where two scholars, Aryan and Kaira, clash over their beliefs in togetherness versus commitment during a prestigious peace seminar. The expression of the screenplay embodies the ideologies of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi.

Srikanth | Biographical Drama | May 10, 2024

This film chronicles the journey of Srikanth Bolla, an Indian industrialist who founded Bollant Industries despite being visually impaired. Directed by Tushar Hiranandani, it features Rajkummar Rao in the titular role, alongside Alaya F, Jyothika, Jameel Khan, and Sharad Kelkar.

‘Srikanth’ follows Blind Srikanth‍‍`s journey to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his establishment of Bollant Industries. The storyline portrays his pursuit of goals for the visually impaired while facing entrepreneurial challenges and navigating personal sacrifices. Through this life struggle the obstacles overcome by the blind in academics and business are highlighted.

Tipppsy | Adventure-Thriller | May 10, 2024

The film, directed by and starring Deepak Tijori, takes its title from the initials of five girls‍‍` names in the movie. ‘T’ stands for Tanya, ‘I’ for Iris, ‘P’ for Pony, ‘S’ for Seline, and ‘Y’ for Yami.

Natasha Suri, former Miss World India, portrays Tanya. Nazia Hussain, Sanjay Dutt‍‍`s niece, plays Iris, a tomboyish DJ and the bossy among the group. Alankrita Sahai takes on the role of Pony, while Sonia Birje, also a DJ and daughter of Hemant Birje, plays the role of Seline, an independent and adventurous woman. And, Lastly, Kainaat Arora portrays Yami, a Haryanvi character.

The girls started journey to visit Goa for Pony‍‍`s bachelorette party, but things take a turn for the worse.

Kartam Bhugtam | Psychological Thriller | May 17, 2024

Directed and written by Soham P. Shah, the film stars Shreyas Talpade and Vijay Raaz in lead roles, with Madhoo and Aksha Pardasany in the supporting roles.

The story revolves around the immutable laws of karma and destiny, deeply rooted in the ancient wisdom of Vedic astrology. It offers a cinematic exploration of the belief that every individual‍‍`s actions inevitably shape their future.

 Bollywood Movies May 2024

Chhota Bheem and The Curse of Damyaan, Bhaiyya Ji, The Heist, Mr. And Mrs. Mahi

Chhota Bheem and The Curse of Damyaan | Superhero Live Action | May 24, 2024

India‍‍`s most beloved animated superhero series, Chhota Bheem, is set to make its grand debut on the big screen as an action-packed motion picture. The legendary tale takes place in the time-worn, dystopian setting of Dholakpur, teeming with enigma, excitement, bravery, and heroics.

Under the direction of Rajiv Chilaka, child actor Yagya Bhasin portrays the titular character in the movie. Aashriya Mishra takes on the role of Chutki, while Surabhi Tiwari portrays Tuntun Mausi. Additionally, Makarand Deshpande assumes a notable character.

Bhaiyya Ji | Action-Drama | May 24, 2024

This action-drama marks the second collaboration between actor Manoj Bajpayee, director Apoorv Singh Karki, and producer Vinod Bhanushali, following their critically acclaimed OTT (over-the-top) film ‍‍`Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai‍‍` (2023).

Set in Bihar’s Sitamarhi in 2014, the film features Manoj Bajpayee in a rustic avatar. ‍‍`Bhaiyya Ji‍‍` narrates the tale of a man who defends his family‍‍`s honor and seeks retribution for the injustices inflicted upon them. The movie also stars Vipin Sharma, Suvinder Vicky, and Zoya Hussain.

The Heist | Action Crime | May 24, 2024

Helmed by Aditya Awandhe, this film offers a seamless mix of action, crime, and comedy. The contemporary thriller follows Ananya, a modern-day Robin Hood-like figure, whose journey crosses paths with Neel. Ananya doesn’t know that Neel is an experienced con artist in the mysterious realm of the Dark Web.

The movie cast includes Siddhant Kapoor, newcomer Nad Sham, and former Miss India, Suman Rao.

Mr. And Mrs. Mahi | Sports Biography | May 31, 2024

Though the film was initially scheduled for release on April 19, the premiere has been delayed by 1 month and 12 days. Produced by Karan Johar and directed and co-written by Sharan Sharma, the movie stars Janhvi Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao. This cricket-themed drama marks the second collaboration between Rajkummar and Janhvi, following their pairing in the 2021 horror comedy ‍‍`Roohi‍‍`.

In this film inspired by the life of Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Rajkummar portrays Dhoni, while Janhvi takes on the role of a character named Mahima.

Wrap Up

The Bollywood film releases of May 2024 each represent versatile genres distinctively. ‍‍`Srikanth‍‍` and ‍‍`Mr. and Mrs. Mahi‍‍` epitomize excellence in biographical storytelling, while ‍‍`Pyar Ke Do Naam‍‍` caters to romance enthusiasts. ‍‍`Chhota Bheem and The Curse of Damyaan‍‍` stands out with its incredible blend of myth and superhero action. Meanwhile, ‍‍`Tipppsy‍‍` and ‍‍`Kartam Bhugtam‍‍` aim to captivate audiences with thrilling elements in their unique styles. Lastly, ‍‍`Bhaiyya Ji‍‍` appeals to action lovers, and ‍‍`The Heist‍‍` promises to satisfy those who are drawn to the crime genre. (UNB)

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