Upcoming Movies and Web Series to Release on OTT and Theatres in August 2022


Movies and Web Series like Ek Villain Returns, Hit The First Case and Dr Arora made July 2022 a month filled with entertainment. Will the upcoming movies and web series in August 2022 have what it takes to maintain the level of entertainment and joy for the audiences? Here in this blog, we will explore all the significant films and shows that will be released in August in Theatres and OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Lionsgate Play, ZEE5, SonyLIV, Voot, Discovery+ and more.

Upcoming Movies to Release in Theatres in August 2022:

Upcoming Movies in August 2022


1- Sita Ramam

Release date: 5th August 2022

Cast: Mrunal Thakur, Rashmika Mandanna, Dulquer Salmaan

Synopsis: This Tollywood movie promises to be an endearing romantic love story set in 1965. The movie stars Dulquer Salmaan as a soldier in the Kashmir valley. He always believed that he had no family, but one day, a series of letters from a girl named Sita arrived for him. She claims to be his wife. What will happen next will form the core of this story. Hanu Raghavpaudi is the director of this film.

2- Laal Singh Chaddha

Release date: 11th August 2022

Cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Naga Chaitanya

Synopsis: This inspirational and extraordinary journey of an ordinary man is inspired by the 1994 Oscar-winning film Forrest Gump. The upcoming Bollywood movie stars Aamir Khan in the titular role and Kareena Kapoor as his love interest. It is a highly anticipated film that also marks the debut of Tollywood actor Naga Chaitanya in Bollywood. Adavit Chandan will be handling the reigns of direction in this movie.

3- Raksha Bandhan

Release date: 11th August 2022

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Sadia Khateeb

Synopsis: This upcoming heartwarming Bollywood movie will see Akshay Kumar playing a loving brother. Releasing on the festival of Raksha Bandhan, the film will champion the relationship between brothers and sisters. The trailer showed that Akshay has four sisters in the film for whom he is willing to do anything. Veteran director Aanand L Rai is directing this film.

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4- Agent

Release date: 12th August 2022

Cast: Mammootty, Akhil Akkineni, Sakshi Vaidya

Synopsis: Directed by Surender Reddy, Agent is an action thriller. Akhil Akkineni will play the role of a spy, which is inspired by the film The Bourne Identity. Mammootty plays a military officer in this spy thriller. The film is supposed to have loads of action scenes.

5- Dobaaraa

Release date: 19th August 2022

Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Pavail Gulati

Synopsis: Another remake by Bollywood that is going to release in August. Dobaaraa is inspired by the Spanish movie Mirage that stars the Money Heist fame Alvaro Morte. The movie will see a woman unlocking time travel powers which will give her the power to alter reality. The Sci-Fi thriller is directed by Anurag Kashyap.

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6- Liger

Release date: 25th August 2022

Cast: Vijay Deverakonda, Ananya Pandey, Ronit Roy, Mike Tyson

Synopsis: Liger is an upcoming action drama that follows the life of a kickboxer. Vijay Deverakonda has been said to receive special training for his role in the film. The American boxer Mike Tyson also makes his debut in the Indian film industry with this film that has already generated a ton of hype.

7- Thai Massage

Release date: 26th August 2022

Cast: Divyenndu Sharma, Gajraj Rao, Sunny Hinduja, Rajpal Yadav, Vibha Chibber

Synopsis: This upcoming Bollywood comedy movie promises fun and light-hearted experience. The movie stars Mirzapur fame, Divyenndu Sharma, in the lead alongside Gajraj Rao. The film’s plot revolves around 70-year-old individual suffering from erectile dysfunction. The movie is directed by Mangesh Hadawale and produced by Imtiaz Ali.

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Upcoming Movies and Web Series to Release on Netflix in August 2022:

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1- Clusterf**k Woodstock ’99

Release date: 3rd August 2022

Synopsis: This upcoming Netflix documentary looks back at the 1999 riots and violence during the Woodstock event. The rare eyewitnesses and never before seen footage will surely make for a compelling watch. The three days of chaos and confusion are summarised in this Woodstock documentary.

2- Wedding Season

Release date: 4th August 2022

Cast: Pallavi Sharda, Suraj Sharma

Synopsis: The upcoming Netflix original romantic comedy is about two friends who pretend to date each other when their parents start to pile pressure on them in the summer of weddings. However, the trouble starts to brew when they actually end up catching feelings for each other.

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3- Darlings

Release date: 5th August 2022

Cast: Alia Bhatt, Vijay Varma, Shefali Shah, Roshan Mathew

Synopsis: This upcoming Netflix original film stars Alia Bhatt as a wife who exacts revenge against her husband. Alia plays the role of a woman named Badru who hopes her husband will start behaving properly if he quits drinking. However, she soon realizes that her husband is beyond redeeming point and plots a vengeance plot with her mother against the husband.

4- I Just Killed My Dad

Release date: 9th August 2022

Synopsis: From the makers of the Netflix documentary The Girl in the Picture comes a new true-crime documentary. This real-life story promises to be a gripping and heartbreaking narrative that only people with strong mental fortitude can watch.

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5- Indian Matchmaking S2

Release date: 10th August 2022

Synopsis: The series dives deep into the practices and methods used by the famous Indian matchmaker Sima Taparia to find a partner for single people. This reality television series was a hit among the audiences in its first season.

6- Locke and Key S3

Release date: 10th August 2022

Cast: Darby Stanchfield, Nina Locke, Connor Jessup

Synopsis: Locke and Key follow three siblings who start residing in the house of their deceased father. Strange things start to happen when random keys with the power of bending reality start to appear. It’s a fun and adventurous fantasy series that has garnered positive reviews.

7- Stay on Board: The Leo Baker Story

Release date: 11th August 2022

Synopsis: This upcoming Netflix documentary will focus on the iconic skateboarder Leo Baker. The real-life story of a star skateboarder will tell his struggle to maintain his life and identity as a trans man while focusing on his career.

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8- 13: The Musical

Release date: 12th August 2022

Cast: Eli Golden, Gabriella Uhl, JD McCrary

Synopsis: 13: The Musical is a story about a 13-year-old who transfers from NYC to the small town of Indiana after the divorce of his parents. The 13-year-old needs to impress his classmates to gain friends by converting his Bar Mitzvah into the coolest party ever.

9- Day Shift

Release date: 12th August 2022

Cast: Jamie Foxx, Snoop Dogg, Dave Franco

Synopsis: This upcoming Netflix movie is an action-comedy in which Jamie Foxx plays the role of a vampire killer. He uses the cover of a cleaner to hide his true identity. He wants to prove to his daughter that he is an able father while being on a pool vacay with her.

10- Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist Volume 2

Release date: 16th August 2022

Synopsis: The month of August is full of documentaries on Netflix. The 2nd volume of Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist will continue the story of NFL player Manti Teo’s online relationship that threatened to ruin his career.

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11- Look Both Ways

Release date: 17th August 2022

Cast: Lily Reinhart, Danny Ramirez, David Corenswet

Synopsis: This New Netflix movie will show the quirky life of a girl who just graduated college. Somehow her life divides into two timelines- one in which she is pregnant and has to navigate motherhood and the other in which she has moved to Texas to follow her dreams and career.

12- Tekken: Bloodline

Release date: 18th August 2022

Synopsis: This upcoming Netflix original anime is based on the popular video game Tekken. The series will follow Jin Kazama as he trains under his grandfather to take part in the Iron Fist Competition and ultimately get his revenge against Ogre.

13- Echoes

Release date: 19th August 2022

Cast: Michelle Monaghan, Matt Bomer, Karen Robinson

Synopsis: The upcoming Netflix original web series will follow the lives of two identical twins. One day Lina and Gina decide to swap their lives, but the trouble starts when one of them goes missing. Their whole lives come crashing apart.

14- The Next 365 Days

Release date: 19th August 2022

Cast: Michele Morrone, Anna-Maria Sieklucka, Magdalena Lamparska

Synopsis: The third instalment in the 365 Days movie series is going to be an erotic thriller like the previous films. It is based on the third novel in the 365 series by Blanka Lipińska. Characters from the previous film will reprise their roles.

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15- Under Fire

Release date: 24th August 2022

Cast: Louis Talpe, Lien de Grave, Sam Louwyck

Synopsis: Under Fire is a new Netflix original series that will focus on the lives of firefighters. The web series will depict the professional and personal struggles of the fictional firefighters at the East Bank Station.

16- Me Time

Release date: 26th August 2022

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Hart, Regina Hall

Synopsis: The upcoming Netflix original comedy movie showcases the life of a stay-at-home dad. He reconnects with one of his old buddies for adventures and thrills while his family is away for a bit. The movie is expected to be a rollercoaster ride of fun and thrill.


Release date: 30th August 2022

Synopsis: Another upcoming Netflix documentary in August 2022. The third season of this true-crime documentary will focus on the lives of some of the most notorious criminals ever.

Upcoming Movies and Web Series to Release on Amazon Prime in August 2022

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1- A League of Their Own

Release date: 12th August 2022

Cast: Abbi Jacobson, D’Arcy Carden, Nick Offerman

Synopsis: This upcoming Amazon original web series is a drama based on the journey of the WWII All-American professional women’s baseball league players. It will show the swiftly changing circumstances that the team had to manage to advance in their field.

2- Making the Cut S3

Release date: 19th August 2022

Cast: Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn

Synopsis: The third season of Making the Cut will see Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn presenting challenges and assignments to 12 budding designers in order to examine their professional skills.

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3- Thirteen Lives

Release date: 5th August 2022

Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, Joel Edgerton

Synopsis: Directed by Ron Howard, this upcoming Amazon Prime thriller will dramatise the 2018 Tham Lang Cave rescue. Colin Farrell and Viggo Mortensen will play the two divers who helped the 12 junior football team members and their coach come out alive from the dire situation.

4- Samaritan

Release date: 26th August 2022

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Javon Volton, Natacha Karam

Synopsis: A superhero called Samaritan was declared dead twenty-five years ago after his battle with his arch-rival and nemesis. However, 13-year-old Sam Cleary suspects that his neighbour Mr Smith is actually the legendary vigilante who is hiding in plain sight.

Upcoming Disney+ Hotstar Movies and Web Series to Release in August 2022

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1- She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

Release date: 17th August 2022

Cast: Tatiana Maslany, Mark Ruffalo, Ginger Gonzaga, Jameela Jamil

Synopsis: This upcoming Disney+ Hotstar web series is created by Marvel. The series will explore the life of She-Hulk Jennifer Walters, an attorney. She is about 30 years old and has extraordinary powers that she learns how to use from the original Hulk Bruce.

2- I Am Groot

Release date: 10th August 2022

Cast: Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper

Synopsis: I Am Groot is an upcoming Disney+ Hotstar animated series which is also created by Marvel. It follows the life of Groot from the superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy. The series will explore Groot’s childhood.

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3- National Treasure: Edge of History

Release date: TBA

Cast: Justin Bartha, Lyndon Smith, Breeda Wool

Synopsis: Did you love the National treasure film trilogy starring Nicholas Cage? If you did, you are in for a treat as this new Disney+ Hotstar series is an action-adventure that continues the story from the movies. Jess Morales, a 20-year-old girl, goes on the search for a historical treasure in this upcoming web series.

4- Dinsey Pixar’s Buzz Lightyear

Release date: 3rd August 2022

Cast: Chris Evans, James Brolin, Keke Palmer

Synopsis: The legendary space hero Buzz Lightyear goes on an intergalactic adventure with Izzy, Mo, Darby and his robot friend. They counter a series of hardships and a villain who is never far too behind. It is one Buzz Lightyear to save everyone on this thrilling trip to space.

5- House of the Dragon

Release date: 22nd August 2022

Cast: Emma D’Arcy, Matt Smith, Milly Alcock, Olivia Cooke

Synopsis: House of the Dragon is set before the events of the hit HBO series Games of Thrones. It is the tale of the civil war of Targaryen, which took place 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones.

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6- Koffe With Karan S7

Synopsis: The 7th season of the highly controversial talk show Koffee With Karan will continue to release new episodes every week in August 2022. Guest such as Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon and Tiger Shroff still remains to be seen on the show.

Upcoming Movies and Web Series to Release on ZEE5 in August 2022

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1- Dial 100

Release date: 6th August 2022

Cast: Neena Gupta, Manoj Bajpayee

Synopsis: Dial 100 will star Manoj Bajpayee as a police officer. He gets a call from a woman who says that she is going to commit suicide. At first, he thinks of it as a prank, but soon things start to change, and the tension in the air escalates. Interestingly all of this is somehow tied to his family.

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2- The Test Case S2

Release date: TBA

Cast: Harleen Sethi

Synopsis: This upcoming web series on ZEE5 stars Harleen Sethi as Major Zoya Ali. She is relentless and fearless. Major Zoya is after a criminal who ruined her life. A teaser for the show was dropped recently by ZEE5.

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Upcoming Movies and Web Series to Release on Voot in August 2022

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1- The Great Wedding of Munnes

Release date: 4th August 2022

Cast: Vishvendra Singh, Aakash Dabhade, Abhishek Banerjee

Synopsis: The Great Wedding of Munnes is a highly awaited upcoming Voot web series. In this comedic show, Munnes and his soon-to-be wife Mahi are searching for a girl for Munnes. Sounds Intriguing? Watch their story unfold on Voot on 4th August.

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2- Khatron Ke Khiladi S12

Synopsis: The hit reality Tv show hosted by Rohit Shetty will continue to drop two new episodes per week on VootSELECT in August 2022. Khatron Ke Khiladi S12 brings celebrities like Rubina Dilaik, Jannat Zubair, Chetna Pande and more to the screens for daring challenges and tasks.

Upcoming Movies and Web Series to Release on SonyLIV in August 2022

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1- Victim: Who is Next?

Release date: 5th August 2022

Cast: Nasser, Thambi Ramaiah, Natraj

Synopsis: This upcoming SonyLIV web series is a crime thriller that originated from the minds of Chimbu Devan, M Rajesh, Pa.Ranjith and Venkat Prabhu. The South Indian show is an anthology that contains four different stories.

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2- Shark Tank India S2

Release date: TBA

Cast: Piyush Bansal, Aman Gupta, Anupam Mittal, Ghazal Alagh

Synopsis: The Shark Tank India is returning for a second season after the huge success of the first season. The upcoming season of the series will bring back the same set of sharks from season 1. New budding entrepreneurs will come up with ideas to entice the sharks to invest in their business.

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Upcoming Movies and Web Series to Lionsgate Play in August 2022

new lionsgate play series in august 2022

1- Hiccups and Hookups S2

Release date: TBA

Cast: Lara Dutta, Prateik Babbar, Shinnova Soni

Synopsis: The first season of the show received mixed reviews, but Lionsgate Play has renewed the show for a second season. It is a story of an unconventional family which tries to manage their relationships, family and dating life.

2- Becoming Elizabeth

Release date: TBA

Cast: Alicia Von Rittberg, Tom Cullan, Jessica Rein

Synopsis: This upcoming web series on Lionsgate Play follows Elizabeth Tudor’s journey of securing the crown. The show tells her story, from being an orphaned teenager to getting embroiled in the world of British politics and sex.

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Upcoming Discovery Plus Original in August 2022

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1- India’s Untold Story: Secrets of Kohinoor

Release date: 4th August 2022

Host & Narrator: Manoj Bajpayee

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Synopsis: Directed by Neeraj Pandey, this is the story of India’s diamond Kohinoor, which was robbed by the British during the colonial reign. To this day, the diamond has not been returned to India. The upcoming Discovery Plus original will showcase the entire journey of the Kohinoor diamond.


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