What to watch this week in theatres: Garudan, Gangs of Godavari, Mr and Mrs Mahi and more

Narayani M

Garudan - Tamil (May 31)

Directed by RS Durai Senthilkumar, Garudan stars Soori, Sasikumar and Unni Mukundan in lead roles. Revolving around two childhood friends Adhi (Sasikumar) and Karuna (Mukundan) who are willing to make any sacrifice for each other, their dynamics change with the arrival of Sokkan (Soori) who is a strong confidante of of Adhi.

Hit List - Tamil (May 31)

Vijay Kanishka and Sarathkumar star in this psycho-thriller movie directed by Sooryakathir Kaakkallar and K Karthikeyan. Hit List follows Vijay Kanishka who is threatened by a kidnapper to carry out crimes to save his mother and sister.

The Akaali - Tamil (May 31)

Written and directed by Mohamed Asif Hameed, The Akaali stars Swayam Siddha, Nasser, Vinoth Kishan, Arjai and Jayakumar in prominent roles. The film revolves around an investigation into occult practices in a mountainous village known as Nandesam.

Bujji At Anupatti - Tamil (May 31)

Starring Karthik Vijay, Lavanya Kanmani, Kamal Kumar and Pranithi Srinivasan in prominent roles, Bujji At Anupatti is directed by Raam Kandasamy and centres around two farm kids Durga and Saravanan who adopt a goat and name it Bujji. After their father sells Bujji, they embark on a journey to reclaim him.

Mr and Mrs Mahi - Hindi (May 31)

Mr and Mrs Mahi, directed by Sharan Sharma, stars Rajkummar Rao and Janhvi Kapoor in lead roles. This sports drama has Mahendra, a failed cricketer and Mahima, a doctor who are brought together by an arranged marriage. Having the same nickname Mahi, Mahendra encourages Mahima to chase her dream of becoming a cricketer and coaches her on this journey.

Gam Gam Ganesha - Telugu (May 31)

Anand Deverakonda-starrer Gam Gam Ganesha, which is all set to hit theatres on May 31, is written and directed by Uday Bomisetty. In the film, Anand is a small-time thief but secretly harbours a desire to be a renowned criminal. During a Ganesh Chaturthi celebration, he attempts a major heist that goes awry, leading to a comical clash with Rudra and his boss Kishore Reddy, who are also searching for a valuable item.

Bhaje Vaayu Vegam - Telugu (May 31)

Kartikeya's upcoming actioner Bhaje Vaayu Vegam focuses on the protagonist who is being hunted both by police and mafia for having stolen a bag full of cash, while he attempts to save his dying father. Directed by Prashanth Reddy, the film also stars Iswarya Menon, Ravi Shankar, Rahul Dayakiran and Tanikella Bharani.

Gangs of Godavari - Telugu (May 31)

Written and directed by Krishna Chaitanya, Gangs of Godavari has Vishwak Sen playing the lead role as a fearless and boisterous gangster with political connections. Things take a turn when Rathna falls in love with a local village belle (Neha Sshetty) and decides to marry her. Suddenly, Rathna finds himself attacked from all quarters, including those who were once his allies.

Once Upon A Time In Kochi - Malayalam (May 31)

Once Upon A Time In Kochi is directed by Nadirshah and written by Raffi. The film also stars Shine Tom Chacko, Johny Antony, Raffi, Baiju Santhosh, Jaffar Idukki, Shivajith, Malavika Menon and a host of others. It centres on a couple having a life-changing night in Kochi.

Kundala Puranam - Malayalam (May 31)

Starring Indrans in the lead role, Kundala Puranam follows the story of Venu, whose well gives water to a dry village. Chaos ensues when his daughter's earrings fall into the well, exposing underlying tensions in the area.