What to watch this weekend: Akshay Kumar-Tiger Shroff's Bade Miyan Chote Miyan to Diljit Dosanjh-Parineeti Chopra's Amar Singh Chamkila

What to watch this weekend: These releases are mixed of genres including comedy, drama, thrillers, action or biography. Have a look at the awesome list inside!

Updated on Apr 11, 2024  |  12:39 AM IST |  107.1K
What to watch this weekend: Bade Miyan Chote Miyan to Amar Singh Chamkila
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An exciting list of movies is all set to release this weekend. It is a mix of comedy, drama, thriller, action, biography, and more. From Akshay Kumar-Tiger Shroff's much-anticipated Bade Miyan Chote Miyan to Parineeti Chopra-Diljit Dosanjh's much-awaited Amar Singh Chamkila, Pinkvilla has curated a list of upcoming movies for you to binge-watch this weekend. 

1. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan

  • Release Date: April 11 
  • Star Cast: Akshay KumarTiger Shroff, Sonakshi Sinha, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Manushi Chhillar, Alaya F, Anil Dhawan, Jugal Hansraj 
  • Director: Ali Abbas Zafar 
  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: Theaters 

The much-awaited Bade Miyan Chote Miyan starring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff is releasing in theaters on April 11. The trailer takes us into the high-octane action sequences, packed with jaw-dropping stunts combined with Akshay Kumar's eternal charisma and the electrifying energy of Tiger Shroff. Apart from action stunts, the film is blended with wit, face-offs, humor, and drama adding to the anticipation.


2. Maidaan

  • Release Date: April 10 
  • Star Cast: Ajay DevgnPriyamaniGajraj Rao, Rudranil Ghosh, Paul Spurrier, Baharul Islam, Richard Bhakti Klein, Alfredo Tavares, Max Mattern
  • Director: Amit Ravindernath Sharma
  • Genre: Drama, Biography, History
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: Theaters 

Another exciting April release is Ajay Devgn starrer Maidaan. Maidaan, a sports drama directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma, has Ajay Devgn essaying the role of Syed Abdul Rahim known as the architect of modern Indian football. The film is based on the golden era of Indian football, described from 1952 to 1962.


3. Amar Singh Chamkila

  • Release Date: April 12 
  • Star Cast: Parineeti Chopra, Diljit Dosanjh 
  • Director: Imtiaz Ali
  • Genre: Drama, Musical
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: Netflix 

Amar Singh Chamkila starring Parineeti Chopra and Diljit Dosanjh is directed by Imtiaz Ali and will be released on Netflix on April 12. The film has been making headlines ever since it was announced. The movie is all about a humble singer's brash lyrics that ignited fame and outrage in Punjab as he faced increasing success and brutal criticism before his impending death. Parineeti plays the role of Amarjot in the biopic based on the life of the Punjabi singer Amar Singh Chamkila opposite Diljit who plays the titular role.

4. Shahid


  • Release Date: April 11
  • Star Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Prabhleen Sandhu
  • Director: Hansal Mehta
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Where to Watch / OTT Platform: Amazoj Prime Video (On rent)

In Shahid, Shahid Azmi, a former militant operative, goes on to become a criminal lawyer. He fights to get justice for those who have been falsely convicted of terrorism but meets an unjust end.

ALSO READ: Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Maidaan to Amar Singh Chamkila: 10 movies releasing in theaters and OTTs in April 2024

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