Upcoming Movies and OTT Releases This Week: Ganapath Leo and more

This week is full of highly-anticipated movie and OTT show releases. The best titles of October arguably arrive later in the month. Ganapath starring Tiger Shroff, Kriti Sanon and Amitabh Bachchan is the big Bollywood release of the month and it promises cinematic visuals. We also have Martin Scorsese’s next film, a Western crime drama led by Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and more. If you’re wondering what to watch, here’s a list of upcoming movies and OTT releases to add to your watchlist.

Kaala Paani

Kaala Paani is a survival thriller set in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The show features an interesting ensemble cast that includes Mona Singh, Ashutosh Gowariker, Arushi Sharma, Amey Wagh, Sukant Goel and others. It sees the people of the islands deal with a mysterious illness that claims lives with its terrifying symptoms.

Release date: October 18

Permanent Roommates Season 3

The third season of Permanent Roommates arrives this month. The show stars Sumeet Vyas, Nidhi Singh and others as they return for more relatable drama.

Release date: October 18


The upcoming Tamil-language thriller directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and starring Vijay in the titular role is an action thriller. It follows a mild-mannered man who gets targeted by gangsters after he’s mistaken for someone else.

Release date: October 19


Ganapath: A Hero Is Born, is a sci-fi film set in a dystopian future. The film features Tiger Shroff, Kriti Sanon and Amitabh Bachchan, among others. The film revolves around a man on a mission to safeguard his people from evil. The trailer promises high-octane action.

Release date: October 20

Yaariyan 2

The coming-of-age romantic drama Yaairyan is coming back for a second instalment. The film features Divya Khosla Kumar, Yash Dasgupta, Anaswara Rajan, Meezaan Jafri and others in another wholesome storyline about cousins who navigate the ups and downs of life.

Release date: October 20

Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon is the highly-anticipated Martin Scorsese directorial. The film has a star-studded cast full of A-listers including Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Lily Gladstone, Jesse Plemons and more. Its plot is about multiple murders in the Osage Nation during the 1920s.

Release date: October 20


Doona! Marks Bae Suzy’s next K-drama. In the show, the Korean star is set to play a retired K-pop idol who befriends a college student. It’s the next most anticipated romance drama.

Release date: October 20