15+ Movies Releasing on Independence Day 2022 on TV, Theatre & OTT

Independence Day 2022 Movies

Independence day is considered a big day for a movie release, just like other festivals. Makers consider this national holiday as the best day to release their flicks in order to garner more at the ticket windows.

The audience too comes in big numbers to celebrate independence day. In the past 15 Aug releases movies like Singham Returns, Ek Tha Tiger, Rustom, Chak! De India etc earned big at the box office and went on to become commercially successful films.

This year too, many big-ticket flicks will be gracing the silver screens, it’ll be interesting which among them becomes a profitable venture for the makers. The Track records of Aug-15th release films suggest that the movies that are based on patriotism stand a good chance to become successful.

We have curated a list of notable new movies to be released around Independence Day. In the list, we have also included the Tv premiere of the successful films of the year and the OTT release films that are to be released on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Zee5, Disney+Hotstar, etc, around Indpendence day. Take a look below:


Upcoming Bollywood Movies 2022

Upcoming South Indian Movies 2022

1- Laal Singh Chaddha

Aamir Khan’s long-awaited and delayed film Laal Singh Chaddha will finally be hitting the theatres around Independence day this year. Trade pundits are of the view that it could end a dry spell at the box office for the Bollywood industry. Set to be released on 11 Aug 2022, it stars Aamir Khan, and Kareena Kapoor Khan in the main lead roles. It recently stirred controversy, when netizens called for a boycott of Laal Singh Chaddha.

2- Raksha Bandhan

The year has not been great for Khiladi Kumar, his two releases Bachchan Paandey and Samrat Prithviraj went on to become disasters at the BO. He is yet to see success at the box office, this year. All eyes will be on his upcoming film Raksha Bandhan, it’ll be interesting to see whether the comedy-drama will end a dry spell for Akki or not. Bhumi Pednekar and Akshay Kumar led this film will release on 11 Aug 2022 on the big screens.

3- Cobra

The highly anticipated Tamil film “Cobra” stars Chiyaan Vikram, it has KGF2 fame Srinidhi Shetty as the main lead actress opposite Vikram, former Indian cricketer Irrfan Pathan will be seen in an antagonist role. The trailer is highly praised by the audience. It is an A.R. Rehman musical directed R. Ajay Gnanamuthu. The biggie was supposed to arrive in the cinemas on August 11th, however, as per some media claims, makers are planning to postpone the film. Makers are yet to announce it officially.

4- Yashoda

South actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s first pan-India project “Yashoda” was to release during independence week but as per a recent report of pinkvilla makers have now postponed the release date. The new release date will be announced very soon. Samantha is already a big star in the south industry, and this pan-India film will give her the opportunity to increase her fandom.

Although the actress has already won the hearts of the digital audience in the north through her amazing acting skills in The Family Man season 2, she will get a wider audience through the cinemas. Releasing in 5 languages Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam.

5- Thiruchitrambalam

Thiruchitrambalam is the upcoming Tamil film of the national awardee actor Dhanush,it also stars Raashi Khanna, Nithya Menen, Bharthiraja and Prakash Raj in the pivotal roles. It is a musical comedy-drama directed by Mithran Jawahar and produced by Kalanithi Maran under his Sun Pictures. The third single Life of Pazham is out, the trailer is expected to be unveiled soon.

6- Do Baaraa

The sci fi film stars Taapsee Pannu in the main lead, she will be again teaming up with Anurag Kashyap after Manmarziyaan. Taapsee was recently seen in biographical sports film Shabhaash Mithu which had been rejected by the audience on the first day itself. Do Baara becomes crucial for her, releasing on 19 Aug 2022.

7- Fakt Mahilao Maate

The Gujarati film recently made the headlines when it was first reported that the Big-B will join the cast of the movie. Fakt Mahilao Maate will be released in theatres during independence week (19 Aug), and as per the reports, Amitabh Bachchan will be doing an extended cameo role in the film.

8- Day Shift

Netflix film Day Shift is a vampire action comedy film that will arrive on the platform on Aug 12, 2022. It stars Jamie Foxx, Dave Franco, Natasha Liu Brodizzo, and Meagan Good. Made on a high budget of 100 million dollars (in Indian Rupees 798 crores approx)

9- Tiku Weds Sheru

Bollywood’s queen Kangana Ranaut’s upcoming production venture Tiku Weds Sheru is said to arrive on the Amazon Prime soon. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Avneet Kaur made under the banner of Manikarnika Films. Directed by Sai Kabir, he also wrote the story with Amit Tiwari. Although makers are yet to confirm, reportedly it will arrive on the OTT platform on 9 Aug 2022.

10- Major

After wreaking havoc at the box office, Major will now arrive on your Television screens gearing to premiere on Sony Max on 15 Aug 2022. The film is based on the life of 26/11 hero Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who attained martyrdom while fighting terrorists. The film was considered a blockbuster within the first weekend. The audience and Critics alike heaped praise on the film.

11- RRR

Rajamouli’s magnum opus RRR will be gracing your Tv screens this independence day. It was released on the big screens in March 2022, it took a flying start at the box office and went on to become the highest opening day grosser Indian film of all time at the box office. It will reportedly be premiered on Zee Cinema this Indiapendce day.

12- Thar

Harshvardhan Kapoor and Fatima Sana Shaikh led “Thar” was highly praised by the critics and the audience, the film was directly released on the OTT platform Netflix. If reports are to be believed, Thar will see its world Tv premiere during the independence day week on 20 Aug 2022 on Star Gold. It is a neo-western action film that was highly praised for the direction, cinematography and the performance of the father-son duo (Anil Kapoor- Harshvardhan) by the critics.

13- FIR

South star Vishnu Vishal starrer FIR is the commercially and critically successful Tamil film of the year. Vishnu along with portraying the main lead also bankrolled the film with Shubhra and Aryan Ramesh under Vishnu’s production house VV Studioz. It will be premiered on Colors Cineplex on 11 Aug 2022.

14- Babloo Bachelor

Babloo Bachelor stars Sharman Joshi in the titular role, it was released in 2021, Along with Sharman, it stars Pooja Chopra, Tejashri Pradhan and Rajesh Sharma in the pivotal roles. It is backed by Ajay Rajwani under the banner Rafat films. It will see its premiere on Star Gold on 12 Aug 2022.

15- 36 Farmhouse

36 Farmhouse is a suspense comedy film that was directly released on homegrown streaming platform Zee5, the film has social media stars like Amol Parashar, Barkhs Singh and Flora Saini. Vijay Raaz and Sanjay Mishra are in the pivotal roles. Will arrive at Zee Cinema on 9 Aug 2022.

16- Meenakshi Sundareshwar

The film received applause from the audience and the critics alike, it has the IMDb ratings of 7.1 out of 10. The film was direct to digital release on Netflix on 5 November 2021. And will be premiered on Television channels &Pictures on 8 Aug 2022.

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