Top 9 Upcoming Movies, Series On Netflix, Prime, Hotstar, ZeePlex, Aha & More! (May, 2021)

Zeeplex, Hotstar, Amazon Prime, Netflix and Aha have new titles out for the month of May.

All the streaming services in India have come out with new content for the month of May and there are quite a few to consider setting time aside for. 

Read on to find out what to add next to your watchlist. 



  • Release: 13 May on Zeeplex
  • Runtime: 2h 33m

Hotly anticipated and the talk of the town, the latest offering by Prabhudeva marks the return of Salman Khan with Disha Patani and Randeep Hooda in tow. 

The plot is derived from the South Korean action flick The Outlaws. All we know for now is that it revolves around supercop played by Bhai who goes on a rampage against drug peddling goons.

Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele

  • Release: already out on hotstar
  • Runtime: 2 hr

Zareen Khan and Anshuman Jha play two queer people who meet by chance after being separated from their respective lovers. 

After both form an instant connection, they embark on a road trip to get away from their love life troubles and ignite the sparks of a relationship that goes deeper than a friendship but that does not need lust to sustain.


  • Release: May 11 on Amazon Prime Video
  • Runtime: 1h 56 m

Regarded as one of the best films of 2020, the film earned the honor of Best Supporting Actress Oscar by a Korean, Youn Yuh-jung, for the first time ever.

The plot is derived from the real life experiences of director Lee Isaac Chung and his family’s experiences with settling in the US from South Korea. 

The family operate a farm of Minari, the film’s namesake which is a Chinese celery plant. 

Photo Prem 

  • Release: Already out on Amazon Prime Video
  • Runtime: 1h 33min

This is a light-hearted comedy revolving around a woman who is very camera shy and strongly dislikes having her photo taken. 

However, she is struck by the realisation that when she dies there has to be a proper photo of her to use for her funeral and sets out to take the perfect shot. 

Thank You Brother

  • Release: Already out on Aha
  • Runtime: 2 hr 

The Viraj Ashwin and Anasuya Bharadwaj starrer has an interesting premise in which a serial playboy and a widowed pregnant woman are stuck together in an elevator. 

The woman ends up going into labor during the ordeal and the man has to help with the delivery. 

Cinema Bandi 

  • Release: 14 May on Netflix 
  • Runtime: 1h 38 min

Produced by the popular director-duo Raj and DK, this dramedy revolves around an auto driver who finds a camera in the back seat. 

What follows is an irreverent journey of how he brings his village together in an amateur attempt to make a movie. 

Time to Dance

  • Release: Already out on Netflix
  • Runtime: 1h 47 min

This dance flick marks the debut of superstar Katrina Kaif’s younger sister Isabelle Kaif alongside Sooraj Pancholi. 

In this romantic drama, a ballroom dancer ends up partnering with a street dancer to compete in a big ticket dance tournament. 


  • Release: 12 May on Netflix
  • Runtime: 1h 41 m 

This thriller stars 2 foreign leading ladies- Inglorious Basterds actress Mélanie Laurent and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo lead Noomi Rapace.

A woman wakes up in a cryogenic unit with no memory of how she got there. Both oxygen and time is running out and she must fight to escape. 

The Woman in the Window

  • Release: 14 May on Netflix
  • Runtime: 1h 41 m

This is a psychological thriller adapted from the eponymous book and it boasts of an all star cast comprising Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, Anthony Mackie and Julianne Moore.

It revolves around a psychologist who is afraid of open spaces, agoraphobic, who happens to witness a crime taking place across a street from her window .

Be sure to not miss any of these titles and make the best use of your free time this month. 

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