Being one of the biggest movie industries in the world, the realm of entertainment sees no stale Friday in India. With the highest number of releases in a year, Bollywood churns out many movies every week. The competition hence, is high in the industry and so is the excitement amongst the audience. Watch out for the amazing movies lined up in the upcoming years. Here is a compilation of the most awaited Bollywood movies of 2017 and 2018-
Starring: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor
Release date: November 2017
This much anticipated film adds another historical drama to Bhansali’s directorial list. The film is based on the popular story of Rani Padmini who commits Jauhar to protect herself from Alauddin Khilji. Deepika plays Padmavati, Ranveer plays Alauddin Khilji while Shahid Kapoor plays Ratan Sen- Padmavati’s husband. The trailer has already crossed over a million views.
Tiger Zinda Hai
Starring: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Girish Karnad, Paresh Rawal
Release date: December 2017
This film is a sequel to the 2012 blockbuster Ek tha Tiger. The lead actors reprise their roles in the continuation series. In this sequel, Abhimanyu Singh has been disowned by RAW but is called back to duty when a terrorist organization threatens the lives of civilians.
Starring: Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson.
Release date: January 2018
The film is a ‘spiriting successor’ of the 2010 science fiction film, Robot. The film sees Rajinikanth reprising his lead role. With the fresh addition of Amy Jackson, Akshay Kumar plays the villain in this much awaited flick.
Thugs of Hindostan
Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif
Release date: November, 2018
The movie is an adaptation of the 1839 novel Confessions of a Thug. This action-adventure is a period film set in the pre-Independence India. Several pictures of Aamir Khan in ensemble for the movie are already going viral, making this film popular amongst the audience.
Starring: Vidya Balan, Atul Kasbekar
Release date: November, 2017
Vidya Balan is back onscreen with another comedy. After playing a series of serious roles, Vidya portrays the role of Sulu, a simple woman who lands a job of the night radio jockey. The trailer has been praised by some of the leading artists in the industry.
Starring: Kangana Ranaut, Sonu Sood,
Release date: June 2017
This period action-drama is based on the life of the famous Rani LaxmiBai of Jhansi. Kangana plays the lead role of Laxmi Bai in the film. This film is expected to be another one of Kangana’s critically acclaimed role.
Starring: Shah Rukh Khan
Release date: December 2017
The comeback of director Anand L Rai, this film sees Shah Rukh Khan essaying the role of a dwarf. While not much has been discussed about the plot or other intricacies of the movie, it has already managed to create a lot of buzz.
Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala
Release date: March, 2018
The movie is based on the life of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt wherein, Ranbir plays the role of Sanjay while Rawal and Koirala play Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt respectively. The movie has been directed by Rajkumar Hirani.