fc lead april streaming calendar

In the age of the Coronavirus quarantine, remote education and hybrid workforces, many more of us are relying on streaming platforms in search of distraction, escape or just plain entertainment. With a new month comes new possibilities, talent, collaborations and shiny new releases for us to get lost in.

From Cobalt Blue and Dasvi on Netflix to Anna Ben and Tovino Thomas’ political thriller Naradan on Amazon Prime Video, here is a list of what’s releasing this month across platforms.

Netflix

Cobalt Blue

When: April 2

When an aspiring author and his free-spirited sister both fall for the enigmatic paying guest at their home, ensuing events rock their traditional family.

Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story

When: April 6

TV star Jimmy Savile charmed a nation with his eccentricity and philanthropy. But sexual abuse allegations expose a shocking unseen side of his persona.

Dasvi

When: April 7

A politician (Abhishek Bachchan), now serving a jail term, attempts to pass the Class X board exams as his wife (Nimrat Kaur) takes his place in the political party.

Etharkkum Thunindhavan (Tamil)

When: April 7

Written and directed by Pandiraj, the action thriller stars Suriya, Priyanka Arul Mohan and Vinay Rai, among others.

Mai

When: April 15

After the tragic death of her daughter, which she witnesses in front of her eyes, a grieving mother (Sakshi Tanwar) goes to every possible length to unearth the truth lurking in the shadows.

Choose Or Die

When: April 15

A broke student, in pursuit of an unclaimed $100,000 prize, an obscure 1980s survival computer game. After a series of unexpectedly terrifying moments, she soon realizes she’s no longer playing for the money but for her own life.

Along For The Ride

When: April 22

In the summer before college, Auden meets the mysterious Eli, a fellow insomniac. While the seaside town of Colby sleeps, the two embark on a nightly quest to help Auden experience the fun, carefree teen life she never knew she wanted.

Heartstopper

When: April 22

Teenagers Charlie and Nick discover that their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love in the coming-of-age series.

Ozark: Season 4, Part 2

When: April 29

The end is near, as Marty and Wendy fight to leave the Ozarks for good.

Amazon Prime Video

Radhe Shyam (Telugu)

When: April 1

A romantic drama starring Prabhas and Pooja Hegde that is set in 1970s Europe.

Naradan (Malayalam)

When: April 8

The political thriller by Aashiq Abu stars Tovino Thomas, Anna Ben, Sharafudheen, Joy Mathew and Vijayaraghavan, among others.

Veyil (Malayalam)

When: April 15

Written and directed by Sarath Menon, the film revolving around a family of two sons and their mother has been produced by Joby George. It stars Shane Nigam, Tom Shine Chacko and Sreerekha.

Outer Range: Season 1

When: April 15

Created by Bryan Watkins, the mystery thriller series stars Josh Brolin as rancher Royal Abbott, alongside Lili Taylor, Tamara Podemski, Tom Pelphrey and Imogen Poots.

A Very British Scandal

When: April 22

The story of events surrounding the notorious divorce of the Duke and Duchess of Argyll (Paul Bettany and Claire Foy) during the 1960s.

Undone: Season 2

When: April 29

A woman discovers her new relationship with time after surviving a car accident that almost killed her.

DisneyPlus Hotstar

Bheeshma Parvam (Malayalam)

When: April 1

Directed by Amal Neerad, the gangster drama stars Mammootty, along with an ensemble cast including Soubin Shahir, Sreenath Bhasi, Tom Shine Chacko, Nadhiya Moidhu and Farhaan Faasil.

Kaun Pravin Tambe

When: April 1

The story of bowler Pravin Tambe, who made his cricket league debut at the age of 41, despite not having played any international or even first-class cricket before that.

The King’s Man

When: April 8

In the early years of the 20th century, the Kingsman agency is formed to stand against a cabal plotting a war to wipe out millions.

Taanakkaran (Tamil)

When: April 8

Directed by Tamizh, the film stars Vikram Prabhu as a police trainee being trained at a stringent police academy that ends up exploiting the new recruits – forcing Prabhu to raise his voice.

Death On The Nile

When: April 15

While on vacation on the Nile, Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh) must investigate the murder of a young heiress.

Voot Select

London Files

When: April 21

Starring Arjun Rampal and Purab Kohli, the six-episode investigative thriller series follows a homicide detective battling his own demons, who is forced to take up the case of a controversial media mogul’s missing daughter.

Zee5

Abhay: Season 3

When: April 8

Kunal Kemmu returns as a supercop in the third instalment of the series, which also stars Vijay Raaz, Asha Negi, Rahul Dev, Tanuj Virwani and Vidya Malvade.

SonyLIV

Gullak: Season 3

When: April 7

The Mishra family returns as one member gets a job, while the other loses one. Directed by Palash Vaswani, the TVF series stars Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, among others.

James (Kannada)

When: April 14

Written and directed by Chethan Kumar, the action thriller stars the late Puneeth Rajkumar alongside Priya Anand.

BookMyShow Stream

Dear Evan Hansen

When: April 7

Film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with social anxiety disorder, and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate.

King Richard

When: April 15

A look into the life and times of Richard Williams, the father and former coach of tennis legends Serena Williams and Venus Williams.

Apple TV+

Slow Horses

When: April 1

Starring Gary Oldman, the six-episode espionage drama follows a team of British intelligence agents who serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 – Slough House.

Roar

When: April 15

Based on a book of short stories by Cecelia Ahern, the anthology series offers an insightful portrait of what it means to be a woman today. It stars Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Issa Rae and Merritt Wever, among others.

Shining Girls

When: April 29

The eight-episode thriller follows Kirby Mazrachi (Elisabeth Moss) as a Chicago newspaper archivist whose journalistic ambitions were put on hold after a traumatic assault.

Aha

Stand Up Rahul (Telugu)

When: April 8

Directed by Santo, the coming-of-age romance stars Raj Tarun and Varsha Bollamma.

MUBI India

Drive My Car

When: April 1

A renowned stage actor and director learns to cope with his wife’s unexpected passing when he receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya in Hiroshima.

Prayers For The Stolen

When: April 29

Life in a town at war seen through the eyes of three young girls on their path to adolescence.

MX Player

Forever Buddies 2

When: April 7

The romantic drama stars Jaytesh Calpakkam, Jikki Nair, Sivaraman and Arjun Manohar.

Dhahanam

When: April 14

Produced by Ram Gopal Varma, the seven-episode crime thriller is set against the backdrop of revenge, bloodshed and gang wars. It stars Isha Koppikar, Naina Ganguly, Abhishek Duhan and Parvathy Arun, among others.

Roohaniyat (Chapter 2)

When: April 21

The romantic mystery drama stars Arjun Bijlani, Kanika Mann, Aman Verma and Smita Bansal, among others.

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