Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 and more: May movie guide on OTT and cinemas


Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – the next Marvel Cinematic Universe adventure, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen in the lead – is by far the biggest film of May 2022. Ticket sales have been open for weeks, which is a a rarity for movies in India, but Hollywood is clearly setting the trends here. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will be released on May 6 in India in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. The other big Hollywood movie in May is the gun school drama Top Gun: Maverick, which definitely stars Tom Cruise unlike the latter. strange doctor film where there are still only rumors at this stage. Top Gun: Maverick will be released on May 27 in India in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

India’s biggest film of May 2022 is the sequel to Priyadarshan’s 2007 horror comedy Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, starring Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 hits theaters worldwide on May 20. A week before that, Ranveer Singh plays a feminist Gujju bhai in Jayeshbhai Jordaar. This film will be released in theaters on May 13. And a week before that, father-son duo Anil and Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor lead the crime thriller Tar – released on May 6 only on Netflix. On Amazon Prime Video the same day, we’ll have Keerthy Suresh and Selvaraghavan in the Tamil-language revenge drama Saani Kaayidham. Finally, the Ayushmann Khurrana-directed action-thriller Anek is set to debut on May 27, but we don’t even have a trailer yet. 🤷🏻‍♀️

But that’s not all in May. You can check out more movies below, as well as at the very end – in a table – where we list all the movies released this month. With that, here’s our guide to the May 2022 movies on Cinemas, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Mubi, Disney+ Hotstar, SonyLIV, and Zee5.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

When: May 6
Where: Cinemas

Following the multiversal mania of Spider-Man: No Way Home, Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange has to deal with similar issues. But in his case, other versions of him don’t help. On the contrary, one of them – Sinister Strange – is actively sabotaging it. Our Strange enlists the help of new Sorcerer Supreme Wong (Benedict Wong) and former Avenger Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) to restore order to the world, universe, and everything beyond. of the.

Chiwetel Ejiofor returns as Strange’s former mentor, Karl Mordo, who switched sides at the end of the first strange doctor film, alongside Rachel McAdams as Strange’s former fellow surgeon and lover, Christine Palmer. All of Cumberbatch, Wong, Olsen, Ejiofor, and McAdams play multiple versions of their characters on Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Xochitl Gomez is new to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as America Chavez, a teenager who can travel between dimensions.

Sai Raimi – best known to superhero fans for the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man trilogy – is the director of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. The script comes from Michael Waldron, who created the Disney+ series directed by Tom Hiddleston Loki.

Watch the official trailer for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Elizabeth Olsen in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Photo credit: Disney/Marvel Studios

Tar

When: May 6
Where: Netflix

Father and son duo Anil and Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor lead this Western-inspired neo-noir crime thriller set in 1980s Rajasthan, in the quiet desert town of Pushkar, where a series of violent murders have taken place. Arriving in Pushkar for a new job, the antiquarian Siddharth (Harsh) is also on a journey to avenge his past. And his path crosses that of local cop Surekha Singh (Anil) who sees the murders as a chance to prove himself.

Fatima Sana Shaikh, Satish Kaushik, Mukti Mohan and Jitendra Joshi also star Tar. Raj Singh Chaudhary (Shaadisthan) is the writer and director of the new Indian Netflix movie.

Jayeshbhai Jordaar

When: May 13
Where: Cinemas

With a strong (false) accent, Ranveer Singh plays the feminist son of a patriarchal Gujarati couple (Boman Irani and Ratna Pathak Shah), who goes on a road trip with his pregnant wife Mudra (Shalini Pandey) in this film produced by Aditya Chopra comedy-drama, after it was revealed that she was going to have a second daughter. With the police after them and everyone around them ready to speak out at any time, how far will they go? Can Jayeshbhai lead those around him into the next millennia?

Jia Vaidya plays Jayeshbhai and Mudra’s firstborn, Nisha Patel, while Samay Raj Thakkar stars as Mudra’s father, Suresh Desai. Kevi Rite Jaish Lead Actor Divyang Thakkar Makes His Writer and Director Debut With Jayeshbhai Jordaar. After a year and a half of delay – 19 months, to be precise – thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Jayeshbhai Jordaar hits theaters in May 2022 worldwide.

The worst person in the world

When: May 13
Where: Mubi

Adrift and aimless, an indecisive millennial (Renate Reinsve) living in Oslo navigates between love, career and search for meaning in this fantastic film from director Joachim Trier. The Worst Person in the World spans four years of her life – presented in 12 chapters, a prologue and an epilogue – as Julie changes her profession, dates a guy 15 years her senior, contemplates an affair and reflects on life. idea of ​​being a mother.

Anders Danielsen Lie and Herbert Nordrum play two of Julie’s love interests. The Worst Person in the World is the final part of Trier’s Oslo witty trilogy which also includes the 2006 comedy-drama Reprise and the 2011 drama Oslo, August 31.

Following a Cannes 2021 premiere, Mubi has acquired the Indian rights to The Worst Person in the World – with the film premiering in India in May, nearly a year after its Cannes debut.

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

When: May 20
Where: Cinemas

Manjulika is back after a decade and a half – and all over the Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 trailer. he can see dead people and interact with their spirits. In reality, it’s just a big scam. As Rajpal Yadav’s returning Chhote Pandit notes, “He’s an even bigger rogue than me.”

But after Ruhan opens a forbidden door, he lets out Manjulika who perfectly takes the form of Ruhan’s love interest, Reet Thakur (Kiara Advani). The Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 trailer also hints that Manjulika might even take on the form of Ruhan himself at some point. With an entire village in chaos, the guy who didn’t believe in ghosts now has to face a fearsome one.

Tabu, Amar Upadhyay, Sanjay Mishra, Milind Gunaji, Karmveer Choudhary and Rajesh Sharma also star. Anees Bazmee (Pagalpanti, Mubarakan) is directing Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. The script comes from Bachchhan Paandey director Farhad Samji – this is his first solo credit, having previously contributed dialogue to Singham, Laxmiand Sooryavanshi.

Downton Abbey: A New Era

When: May 20
Where: Cinemas

Set shortly after the end of the first film – which took place five years after Downton Abbey’s sixth and final season ended – the sequel splits the Crawleys and Co. in two. Half of them have left for the French Riviera, where Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith) has been bequeathed a sprawling villa. While the other half stay at Downton as a silent film is made on their grounds, the production of which will help pay for repairs to the estate.

Hugh Bonneville, Samantha Bond, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Jonathan Coy, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Michael Fox, Joanne Froggatt, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Penelope Wilton and Imelda Staunton all return to their respective roles. Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, Dominic West and Jonathan Zaccaï are new to Downton Abbey: A New Era. Simon Curtis (The Art of Racing in the Rain) is directing, from a script by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes.

Top Gun: Maverick

When: May 27
Where: Cinemas

For over three decades — it’s been 36 years since the last movie, if you’re counting — flight instructor Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) has done his best to avoid promotion. But Maverick must confront his past after being tasked with training a new cadet of Top Gun graduates, among whom is Lt. Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw (Miles Teller), the son of his deceased best friend Nick “Goose” Bradshaw.

Val Kilmer returns as Tom “Iceman” Kazansky, Maverick’s former rival who now serves in the rank of Admiral – and the guy who assigns him the new training mission. Jennifer Connelly is a single mother, bar owner, and the daughter of a former Admiral who is Maverick’s new love interest. Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris, Monica Barbaro, Charles Parnell, Jay Ellis, Danny Ramirez and Manny Jacinto also have roles.

Joseph Kosinski (Oblivion, Tron: Legacy) is the director of Top Gun: Maverick. Ehren Kruger (Transformers: Age of Extinction), Eric Warren Singer (American Hustle) and Christopher McQuarrie (Mission: Impossible – Fallout) are responsible for the screenplay.

Watch the final trailer for Top Gun: Maverick

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Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick
Photo credit: Paramount


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