What To Watch This Week In Theatres: Star, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, Krishnamma, and more

Ashwini B

Star- Tamil (May 10)

Helmed by Elan, the film follows a youngster played by Kavin who aspires to be an actor. He faces numerous challenges and setbacks while in pursuit of his dream of becoming a successful actor. The film also stars Aaditi Pohankar and Preity Mukhundhan.

Rasavathi- Tamil (May 10)

Directed by Santhakumar, the film follows a reformed criminal doctor (Arjun Das) and his wife (Tanya S Ravichandran) who strive for a peaceful existence until an inspector threatens their serenity, igniting a high-stakes battle for their newfound tranquility. The film also stars Reshma Venkatesh and Ramya Subramanian.

Uyir Thamizhukku- Tamil (May 10)

In this film directed by Adam Bhava, an experienced politician (Ameer Sultan) finds himself caught in a conspiracy, facing betrayals and obstacles within his field. He fights to uncover the truth to protect his political career, while relying on his smarts and allies to seek justice amidst rising tensions and revealed secrets. It also stars Anandraj and Imman Annachi.

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes- English (May 10)

The fourth entry in the Planet of the Apes prequel franchise stars Owen Teague, Freya Allan, Kevin Durand, and Dichen Lachman, among others. Helmed by Wes Ball, it is about how, many years after the reign of Ceaser, a young ape (Owen Teague) embarks on a journey challenging his beliefs about the past. His choices shape the fate of both apes and humans, raising questions about their intertwined destinies.

The Boy and the Heron- English (May 10)

This adventure and drama-packed anime is helmed by Hayao Miyazaki and stars Soma Santoki, Masaki Suda, and Ko Shibasaki. The story circles Mahito Maki (Soma Santoki) who explores a mystical world where the living and the dead coexist. He embarks on an extraordinary journey, filled with wonder and discovery, after his father and mother's passing.

Krishnamma- Telugu (May 10)

Starring Styadev Kancharana, Athira Raj and Krishna Burugula in the lead roles, the film is directed by VV Gopala Krishna from a Ramesh Eligeti screenplay. The story is about three orphans from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, who form a strong bond while growing up by the Krishna River. They become like family to each other, supporting and caring for one another through everything.

Satya- Telugu (May 10)

Directed by Vaali Mohan Das, Satya is a high-school drama that stars Prarthana Sandeep and Hamaresh Satish in prominent roles. It follows Sathya, a diligent student from a modest family, who faces challenges after transferring to a private school. He encounters bullying from Gautham but finds solace in new friendships and develops a crush on Parvathi.

Arambham- Telugu (May 10)

Helmed by Ajay Nag, the thriller stars Surabhi Prabhavathi, Mohan Bhagat and Ravindra Vijay. It revolves around Prisoner Number 299, who escapes from Kalaghati jail without leaving any clues. Two detectives hired by the police department investigate and uncover something incredible while trying to solve the mystery of the escape.

Prathinidhi 2- Telugu (May 10)

The sequel to Prathinidhi stars Naara Rohith, Jisshu Sengupta and Sachin Khedekar in the lead with Murthy Devagupthapu. The film is about a journalist who discovers corruption in a chaotic political scene. It explores power struggles and moral dilemmas, telling an engaging story of a society in turmoil.

Marivillin Gopurangal- Malayalam (May 10)

Directed by Arun Bose, the film stars Vincy Aloshious, Indrajith Sukumaran and Shruti Ramachandran. The story revolves around Shinto and Sherin, a married couple in the city who are pursuing their dreams amid obstacles, and their funny moments. Their lives turn chaotic when his jobless brother and pregnant girlfriend disrupt their child-free plans.

Guardian Angel- Malayalam (May 10)

Written and directed by Saju Das, the film stars Saju Das, Rahul Madhav, and Guinness Pakru, among others. The film follows Devan, an honest police officer, who transforms after a series of events. His pursuit of revenge strains relationships and alters his life, showcasing the consequences of his changed character.

Perumani- Malayalam (May 10)

Helmed by Maju, Perumani stars Sunny Wayne, Vinay Forrt, and Lukman Avaran. The story follows a Bengali who arrives in Perumani for work. Villagers sense divinity in him and urge him to stay. Their belief in his presence shapes their desire to make him part of their community.

4N6- Kannada (May 10)

This psychological crime thriller stars Rachana Inder, Ashitha Alva and Bhavani Prakash. The film is about Naisha and her colleague who face harassment from a tough police officer as they work together to solve cases. Despite their efforts, each investigation hits a dead end, leaving the cases open to be solved.

Grey Games- Kannada (May 10)

This suspense thriller, starring Vijay Raghavendra and Shruti Prakash, is directed by Gangadhar Salimath. The story follows a 20-year-old gamer's exploration of the metaverse to uncover the truth behind his girlfriend's mysterious death. His relentless quest for answers leads him on a journey filled with intrigue and danger.

Ramana Avatar- Kannada (May 10)

This comedy-drama is directed by Vikas Pampapathi and Vinay Pampathi and stars Pranitha Subash and Manish Rishi. Ramana Avatar will feature Rama Krishna, a cheerful man aspiring for political leadership, who faces unpredictable challenges. These experiences teach him valuable life lessons, shaping him into a genuine leader ready to serve his community.

Srikanth- Hindi (May 10)

This Rajkummar Rao starrer also starring Alya F and Jyotika is directed by Tushar Hiranandani. The film is about Srikanth who is blind and an MIT graduate. He launches Bollant Industries, championing visually impaired rights and overcoming academic and entrepreneurial hurdles, sacrificing personal comfort. He is inspired to prove blindness is no barrier to success.