Weekend Vibes:​ What to watch on theatre this weekend

Captain Miller, Merry Chirstmas

Stay updated on the newest releases. Take a peek at what’s playing in theaters this weekend across various languages. (From January 8th to 16th)

Captain Miller (Tamil)

Release Date: January 12

Captain Miller

Directed by Arun Matheswaran and starring Dhanush, “Captain Miller” depicts a renegade captain and his unconventional group of outlaws as they carry out daring heists during the 1930s and 1940s. Miller is faced with the decision of either persisting in evasion or confronting challenges head-on. There is significant anticipation surrounding the weekend watch of Captain Miller, generating considerable excitement and hype.

Guntur Karam (Telugu)

Release Date: January 12

Guntur Karam

Mahesh Babu makes a powerful return to the silver screen in Trivikram’s latest commercial entertainer. The film’s trailer suggests an intense family conflict between Babu and his on-screen mother portrayed by Ramya Krishnan. This marks the third collaboration between Mahesh Babu and Trivikram, following the successful films Athadu and Khaleja. Notably, this is Trivikram’s first directorial venture since the 2020 hit Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo. Thaman S is in charge of the music for the film, which features a stellar cast including Sreeleela, Meenakshi Chaudhary, Jayaram, and Prakash Raj. Experience the much-anticipated drama and action as Mahesh Babu takes on a fiery role in this compelling cinematic offering.

Abraham Ozler (Malayalam)

Release Date: January 11

Abraham Ozler

In this thriller directed by Midhun Manuel Thomas, actor Jayaram takes on the role of a seasoned cop. Initially planned for a Christmas 2023 release, the film was later postponed. Alongside Jayaram, the cast features Arjun Ashokan, Jagadish, and Anaswara Rajan in significant roles. Rumors suggest a cameo appearance by Mammotty in the movie.

Merry Christmas (Tamil & Hindi)

Release Date: January 12

Merry Christmas

Director Sriram Raghavan’s sequel to the successful Andhadhun is a thriller featuring Vijay Sethupathi and Katrina Kaif. The bilingual film is speculated to have distinct endings for each language version, with varied cuts in the trailer as well. Each version has a unique cast, sharing only Vijay Sethupathi and Katrina Kaif as the lead actors.

Mission: Chapter 1 (Tamil)

Release Date: January 12

Mission: Chapter 1

Directed by Vijay, this action-packed film starring Arun Vijay revolves around the actor’s character escaping a London prison during a riot. Alongside Arun Vijay, the cast includes Amy Jackson, Nimisha Sajayan, and Ali Hassan. The movie features music by GV Prakash Kumar and is produced by Lyca Productions.

Anyone But You (English)

Release Date: January 12

Anyone But You

In this romantic comedy, Glen Powell of Top Gun: Maverick fame and Euphoria’s Sidney Sweeney play the lead roles as two individuals who feign a romantic relationship while attending a wedding in Australia. Directed by Will Gluck, known for films like Easy A and Friends with Benefits, the movie promises a delightful blend of humor and romance.

Saindhav (Telugu)

Release Date: January 13


Venkatesh Daggubati takes the lead in an action drama directed by Sailesh Kolanu, known for the HIT franchise. The storyline follows Venkatesh’s character as he endeavors to protect his daughter, who is battling a terminal illness, forcing him to confront his tumultuous past. The film also features Shraddha Srinath, Arya, Ruhani Sharma, Andreah Jeremiah, and marks the Telugu cinema debut of Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Naa Saami Ranga (Telugu)

Release Date: January 14

Naa Saami Ranga

Nagarjuna ventures into a robust rural setting in Naa Saami Ranga, directed by dance choreographer Vijay Binni in his directorial debut. The film, said to be an official adaptation of the Malayalam hit Porinju Mariam Jose, features Allari Naresh, Ashika Ranganath, and Raj Tharun in key roles. The musical score for the film is crafted by MM Keeravani.

Ayalaan (Tamil)

Ayalaan, a forthcoming Tamil-language science fiction movie, is helmed by director R. Ravikumar and brought to life by producer Kotapadi J. Rajesh under the banner of KJR Studios.