From ‘Jayeshbhai Jordaar’ to ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’, the next films to see in May 2022

After a successful run for Bollywood in April, audiences are set to be tempted to return to theaters in May too, with a slew of new films gearing up for release.

The film industry and the theater industry are finally getting back on track after facing several hurdles over the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A number of interesting films are planned for the coming month. Here is the list of movies released in May 2022:

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Dr. Stephen Strange casts a forbidden spell that opens a portal to the multiverse. However, a threat emerges that may be too big for his team to handle.

Release date: May 6, 2022

Distribution platform: cinemas

Main cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Xochitl Gomez, Patrick Stewart

Director: Sam Raimi

Jayeshbhai Jordaar

“Jayeshbhai Jordaar” is a social comedy that revolves around a father’s struggle to save his unborn daughter in a patriarchal society.

Release date: May 13, 2022

Distribution platform: cinemas

Starring actors: Ranveer Singh, Shalini Pandey, Boman Irani

Director: Divyang Thakkar

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

“Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2” is a comedy horror and is a standalone sequel to the iconic 2007 film “Bhool Bhulaiyaa”.

Release date: May 20, 2022

Distribution platform: cinemas

Star cast: Kartik Aaryan, Tabu and Kiara Advani

Director: Anees Bazmee


“Dhaakad” is billed as a mega-actor and Bollywood’s first high-octane spy thriller led by a female star.

Release date: May 20, 2022

Distribution platform: cinemas

Starring actors: Kangana Ranaut, Arjun Rampal, Divya Dutta

Director: Razneesh Ghai


“Anek” is a political action thriller in which Ayushmann slips into the shoes of an undercover cop.

Release date: May 27, 2022

Distribution platform: cinemas

Star Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana

Director: Anubhav Sinha


‘Thar’ traces the journey of an antique dealer in a remote village in Rajasthan who recently witnessed a series of violent murders.

Release date: May 6, 2022

Broadcast platform: Netflix

Main cast: Anil Kapoor, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Satish Kaushik

Director: Raj Singh Chaudhary

Mere Desh Ki Dharti

‘Mere Desh Ki Dharti’ is a humorous yet inspiring take on the life and journey of young engineers Ajay and his friend Sameer, who rose from abject urban failures to icons of rural India.

Release date: May 6, 2022

Distribution platform: cinemas

Cast: Divyendu Sharma, Anupriya Goenka, Anant Vidhaat Sharma

Director: Faraz Haider

Top Gun: Maverick

After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s finest airmen, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is in his place, pushing the envelope as a brave test pilot and dodging the rank advancement that would ground. Training a detachment of graduates for a special mission, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past and his deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who choose to pilot it.

Release date: May 27, 2022

Distribution platform: cinemas

Starring actors: Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller

Director: Joseph Kosinski

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Posted: Monday April 25th 2022, 2:18 PM IST

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