Top 6 Desi Movies And OTT Shows To Watch In April 2023

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With a volley of mystery, thriller, and romantic movies thrown into the mix, April appears to be a great month for binge-watchers. Here are our top picks for the month. Bookmark this page. You may thank us later. 

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GumraahThadam, a Tamil crime thriller, has been remade in Bollywood and stars Aditya Roy Kapur and Mrunal Thakur in key roles. Titled Gumraah, the movie releases on April 7, 2023, and is reportedly based on real-life stories. Thakur plays the top cop, while Kapur will be seen in a dual role in this one.

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ShaakuntalamThe buzz around this movie was high since day one. Based on Kalidasa’s play, Abhignyana Shakuntalam, the movie stars Samantha Ruth Prabhu in as the eponymous lead. The movie releases in Indian theatres on April 14, 2023. 

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Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki JaanIt is Salman Khan’s month! His much-anticipated movie, Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan is slated for release on April 21, 2023. Touted as a family-friendly action-comedy friend, Khan plays Bhaijaan, a vigilante who sets out to protect his lover's family under complete secrecy. 

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Tooth Pari: When Love BitesStarring Shantanu Maheshwari and Tanya Maniktala in the lead, the plot follows the life of a vampire who falls in love (Maniktala) with a dentist (Maheshwari). However, they need to fight forces in the physical and mystical realms to make things happen. The movie will start streaming on April 20, 2023, on Netflix. 

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Indian Matchmaking Season 3Indian matchmaker Sima Taparia is back! Savour Season 3 of this guilty pleasure on Netflix, starting April 21, 2023, because we know you will. Matches may be made in heaven. However, on earth, you've got to deal with societal wrath, dates gone horribly wrong, and SimaTaparia's inane perspectives.  

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Ponniyin Selvan 2The second part of the magnum opus directed by Mani Ratnam and featuring Aishwarya Rai Bacchan and Vikram in the lead, is slated to hit the theatres on April 28. The first instalment was the highest-grossing Tamil film of 2022. We just can't wait to see how the sequel pans out.