Upcoming South Films Releasing On OTT In May 2024

From "Aavesham" to "Aadujeevitham" and "Manjummel Boys", here's the list of South Indian films releasing on OTT in May 2024.

As May progresses, excitement is brewing for the upcoming releases on various streaming platforms. This new content lineup includes a variety of movies, web series, original shows, documentaries, sports events, and more. With a diverse range of options on the horizon, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. After their theatrical release in March and April, many South films are now gearing up to make their OTT debut soon. Here’s the list of South films which will hopefully make their OTT debut in May 2024.

Upcoming South OTT Releases In May 2024

Aadujeevitham-The Goat Life

“Aadujeevitham – The Goat Life” is a 2024 Malayalam survival drama film directed, written, and co-produced by Blessy. It’s an international collaboration between India and the USA, based on Benyamin’s 2008 bestseller “Aadujeevitham.” The film depicts the true story of Najeeb, an Indian laborer enslaved in Saudi Arabia. Starring Prithviraj Sukumaran, Jimmy Jean-Louis, and K. R. Gokul, with supporting roles by Talib Al Balushi, Rik Aby, Amala Paul, and Shobha Mohan. Notably, the film is banned in all Khaleeji countries except the UAE, mirroring the fate of the novel.

OTT Platform: Disney+Hotstar

OTT Release Date: May 10


“Aavesham” is a 2024 Malayalam action comedy directed by Jithu Madhavan and produced by Nazriya Nazim and Anwar Rasheed. Starring Fahadh Faasil, Hipzster, Mithun Jai Shankar, and Roshan Shanavas, with supporting roles by Midhutty, Sajin Gopu, and Mansoor Ali Khan. Music by Sushin Shyam, cinematography by Sameer Thahir, and editing by Vivek Harshan.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

OTT Release Date: May 17


“Rathnam” is a 2024 Tamil action film directed by Hari. Produced by Stone Bench Films, Zee Studios, and Invenio Origin, it stars Vishal in the lead role. Priya Bhavani Shankar, Ramachandra Raju, Samuthirakani, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Yogi Babu, Murali Sharma, Hareesh Peradi, Mohan Raman, and Vijayakumar also feature in the cast. This collaboration marks the third project between Vishal and director Hari, following “Thaamirabharani” and “Poojai”.

OTT Platform: Prime Video

OTT Release Date: TBA

Manjummel Boys

“Manjummel Boys” is a 2024 Malayalam survival thriller film from India, directed by Chidambaram and produced by Parava Films. The movie, inspired by true events from 2006, follows a group of friends from Manjummel near Kochi as they embark on a vacation to Kodaikanal. It features a large ensemble cast including Soubin Shahir and Sreenath Bhasi.

OTT Platform: Disney+Hostar

OTT Release Date: May 5

 Siddharth Roy

Yashaswi’s Telugu film makes its debut on Aha, the OTT platform. The story revolves around Siddharth Roy, a man who lives his life with a straightforward and logical outlook. However, everything changes when he meets Indumathi and falls deeply in love with her. Suddenly, she disappears, leaving Siddharth heartbroken and in turmoil. The film explores whether Indu’s departure was due to Siddhu or if he transformed himself for her. Deepak Saroj and Tanvi Negi star in the movie.

OTT Platform: Aha

OTT Release Date: May 3

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