Web series releasing in April 2022: List of upcoming shows on Netflix, Prime Video, Hotstar, Zee 5

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Upcoming Web Series April 2022 List: Entertainment will be at an all time high in April, given a varied lineup of web shows releasing in April. In this article, we have listed down all the popular web shows that will be released in April 2022 in India on streaming platforms including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee 5, Sony Liv & Voot among others.

Moonshot

Release date: 1 April

Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video

Summary: Starring Cole Sprouse and Lana Condor in the lead, the movie follows the journey of the lead pair as they join forces in order to be reunited with their significant others, embarking upon a lively journey that winds up taking them both wildly and unexpectedly off course.

gomorrah

Release date: April 1

Streaming on: Lionsgate Play

Summary: We have good news to share for those hooked on to Gomorrah – the fifth and final season of the acclaimed Italian crime drama series is out! Based on Robert Saviano’s best-selling novel of the same name, directed by Marco D’Amore and Italian film director Claudio Cupellini, the show explores organized crimes in Italy in the most pulse-pounding, edge-of-the-seat way. For all those new to this, this is your chance to catch up and not miss this engaging thriller series. Gomorrah stars Marco D’Amore, Salvatore Esposito, Arturo Muselli, Ivana Lotito, and Andrea Di Maria.

12 Years A Slave

Release date: April 1

Streaming on: Lionsgate Play

Summary: This drama film is a harrowing depiction of slavery. Based on the autobiographical narrative (1853) of Solomon Northup, the film chronicles the gruelling experiences of slavery and the dehumanizing effects of human bondage on everyone involved. Directed by Steve McQueen, the academy award film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup along with Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Garret Dillahunt, Paul Giamatti, Scoot McNairy, Lupita Nyong’o, Adepero Oduye, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Michael Kenneth Williams, and Alfre Woodard in supporting roles. Consider this a must-watch for its heart-touching narrative of the real-life story.

Better Call Saul Season 5

Release date: April 4

Streaming on: Netflix

Summary: “Better Call Saul” follows the story of con-man turned small-time lawyer, Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk), beginning six years before the events of “Breaking Bad”, showing his transformation into the persona of criminal-for-hire Saul Goodman. The show, a spin-off of the cult hit AMC series “Breaking Bad”, was renewed for the last season in January 2019.

Gullak season 3

Release date: 7 April

Streaming on: SonyLIV

Summary: Set in a quaint North Indian town, the show centers on the Mishra family. The new season will explore the far from perfect realities and dynamics of the Mishra clan, comprising parents Santosh and Shanti Mishra, and their sons Annu and Aman, and their evolution as a family and as individuals. The show speaks of the everyday experiences of a small town, middle-class Indian household, documented beautifully through interesting anecdotes mirroring daily life. Through various relatable instances, the audience gets an insight into the Mishras’ lives, which make up a beautiful medley of emotions, disagreements, aspirations, and struggles.

Abhay season 3

Release date: 8 April

Streaming on: ZEE5

Summary: The crime thriller series starring Kunal Kemmu, Vijay Raaz, and Asha Negi in the lead role. The upcoming season will present Kunal returning as the determined cop Abhay Pratap Singh who faces many new unknown threats while trying to balance his professional and personal life.

Mai

Release date: 15 April

Streaming on: Netflix

Summary: Starring Sakshi Tanwar, Raima Sen, and Seema Bhargava in the lead roles, “Mai” revolves around the Chaudhary family of two brothers, who live in adjacent houses in the same colony, with their spouses and children. “A middle-class wife, mother and volunteer nurse witnesses a first-hand tragedy that forever changes her world. In an instant, she finds herself sucked into a rabbit hole of violence, crime and power,”

The First Lady

Release date: April 15

Streaming on: Voot

Summary: The First Lady showcases a revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies, delving deep into their personal and political lives. Exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world changing political contributions, the impact of the White House’s women is no longer hidden from view. The series features a star studded cast including Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt. Supported by Kiefer Sutherland, Dakota Fanning & Aaron Eckhart.

Greenland

Release date: April 15

Streaming on: Lionsgate Play

Summary: As Earth Day approaches, Greenland, starring Gerard Butler and Morena Baccarin is a gripping reflection on the rising concern for climate change. Directed by Rick Roman Waugh, the film is a perilous journey that John Garrity (played by Gerald), his estranged wife (played by Morena), and their young son embark on to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. This gripping title also stars Roger Dale Floyd, Scott Glenn, David Denman, and Hope Davis.

Russian Doll Season 2

Release date: April 20

Streaming on: Netflix

Summary: In the show, Lyonne plays Nadia Vulvokov, a game developer who repeatedly dies and relives the same night in an ongoing time loop and tries to solve it, leading to her finding Alan Zaveri (Charlie Barnett) in the same situation. The upcoming installment is set four years after Nadia and Alan escaped mortality’s time loop together. The Emmy-winning series, co-created by Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland, will continue to explore existential thematics through an often humorous and sci-fi lens.

gaslit

Release date: April 25

Streaming on: Lionsgate Play

Summary: The series is a political thriller based on the Watergate Scandal in the United States involving the administration of US President Richard Nixon from 1972 to 1974. Starring Julia Roberts, Sean Penn, Dan Stevens, Betty Gilpin, Shea Whigham, Darby Camp, and Aleksandar Filimonović , the show is directed by Joel Edgerton along with his brother Nash Edgerton. Weekly episodes will drop, every Monday.

Tokyo Vice

Release date: April 29

Streaming on: Lionsgate Play

Summary: If crime and investigation are what glues you in, then Tokyo Vice is a must-watch. Set in the late 1990s, American journalist Jake Adelstein relocates to Tokyo to join the staff of a major Japanese newspaper as their first foreign-born reporter. Taken under the wing of a veteran detective in the vice squad, he starts to explore the dark and dangerous world of the Japanese yakuza. Starring Ansel Elgort, Ken Watanabe, Rachel Keller, Ella Rumpf and Rinko Kikuchi, Tokyo Vice will keep you on the edge-of-the-seat

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