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13 films and series to look out for this month

From Brahmastra and Plan A Plan B to Jogi, Vikram Vedha and more: all the best films and TV series hitting screens this September.

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Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives (Netflix)

Bollywood’s four glamorous wives – Maheep Kapoor, Seema Sajdeh, Bhavana Panday and Neelam Kothari are back for a second season of their usual antics. Prepare for banter, drama, and of course, a fair share of eye rolls (don’t say we didn’t warn you.)

Release date: September 2 

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Cuttputlli (Disney+Hotstar)

In this remake of Tamil film Ratsasan (2018), Akshay Kumar plays the role of a new sub-inspector in Kasauli who is tasked with solving the murders of young teenage girls.

Read our review here.

Release date: 2 September

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Indian Predator: The Diary of a Serial Killer (Netflix)

In this second chapter of the true crime docuseries inspired by the exploits of Indian serial killer Raja Kolander, an Allahabad-based journalist is found murdered and a suspect is quickly found. However, a secret diary links the suspect to 13 more victims – and possible cannibalism.

Release date: 7 September 

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Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva (in cinemas)

One of the most expensive Indian films made to date is all set to finally hit cinemas. Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Mouni Roy, and Nagarjuna Akkineni, this action adventure film centres on DJ (Kapoor) who learns about his strange connection to fire, and his ability to awaken the Brahmastra, a supernatural weapon.

Release date: 9 September 

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Heartbreak High (Netflix)

The modern adaptation of the Network Ten series from the 90s centres on Amerie (played by Ayesha Madon) who finds herself estranged from her schoolmates after a wild stunt at Hartley High. It’s one of the most anticipated Australian shows of the year, but will it be able to live up to the original?

Release date: 14 September

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Dahan: Raakan Ka Rahasya (Disney+Hotstar)

Sent to Rajasthan’s Shilaspura to resolve a conflict between a mining company and the locals, a disgraced IAS officer (played by Tisca Chopra) finds herself thrown into the town’s occult practices, mixed with suicides, mysterious disappearances, and more. What happens next?

Release date: 16 September

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Jogi (Netflix)

Singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh returns to the big screen with Jogi, a film about friends who band together to help their town during the anti-Sikh riots of 1984. He’s joined by Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub and Saurabh Chauhan in supporting roles.

Release date: 16 September

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Jamtara season 2 (Netflix)

The much-acclaimed series is back for a second season, providing a realistic portrayals of cyber scams in India. The usual characters of Jamtara – the school drop-outs, the corrupt politician, and the police officer determined to end their scams – are all slated to return.

Release date: 23 September 

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Dhokha: Round D Corner (in cinemas)

What happens when a homemaker with a personality disorder and a husband accused of cheating on his wife have different versions of reality? Find out in this thriller, starring R Madhavan, Aparshakti Khurana, Darshan Kumar, and Khushalii Kumar.

Release date: 23 September

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Chup: Revenge of the Artist (in cinemas)

Starring Sunny Deol, Dulquer Salmaan, Pooja Bhatt, and Shreya Dhanwanthary, this romantic psychological thriller is directed by R Balki. It follows the story of a lonely film director who casts a new actress in his film, and the drama that unfolds when she becomes a superstar.

Release date: 23 September 

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Babli Bouncer (Disney+Hotstar)

In this film by Madhur Bhandarkar, as the name suggests, Tamannaah Bhatia stars a woman who defies stereotypes to become a female bouncer, set against the backdrop of North India.

Release date: 23 September 2022

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Vikram Vedha (in cinemas)

This remake of the hit Tamil film of the same name stars Saif Ali Khan as a tough cop (Vikram) hunting down a formidable gangster Vedha, played by Hrithik Roshan. The remake is also helmed by the original directors, married duo Pushkar-Gayathri.

Release date: 30 September 

AISHWARYA RAI IN Ponniyin Selvan: Part One
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Ponniyin Selvan: Part One (in cinemas)

The first of two cinematic adaptations of the 1955 novel Ponniyin Selvan, this Mani Ratram film stars an ensemble cast of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram, Karthi, Jayaram, and Aishwarya Lekshmi, among others. The story follows the early days of Arulmozhivarman, one of the most powerful kings in the Chola Empire.

Release date: 30 September

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Plan A Plan B (Netflix)

In this film starring Riteish Deshmukh and Tamannaah Bhatia, it’s the classic love story of opposites attract. Ever wondered what happens when a cynical divorce attorney falls for a matchmaker?

Release date: 30 September

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