With 2015 already begun, movie enthusiasts are eagerly waiting to see what Bollywood has to offer this year. The film industry is all set to entertain the audience with a treasure of brand new movies.
1. Hawaizaada: Featuring Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead role, the release date of this one is very close- 30th January. The other actors are Mithun Chakraborty and Pallavi Sharda. The movie narrates the story of scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade, who holds the credit for creating the first unmanned plane of India. It is a Vibhu Puri directorial, while the producer is Reliance Entertainment.
2. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy: This crime thriller revolves around a detective called Byomkesh Bakshy in Kolkata. It features Sushant Singh Rajput in a new avatar. The first look shows him in a moustache, with a coat and a curious look on his face. It would be jointly produced by Yash Raj Films and Dibakar Banerjee. It is planned to be released on 13thFebruary.
3. Phantom: Producer Sajid Nadiawala and director Kabir Khan are creating the film based on Hussain Zaidi’s book. The movie starring Katrina Kaif and Saif Ali Khan will be released on 3rd April. The release date was earlier 2nd October 2014, but Katrina’s ‘Bang Bang!’ shooting delayed this project. It is a counter-terrorism drama about the post-26/11 attacks of Mumbai.
4. Dil Dhadakne Do: This one is a multi-starrer, featuring Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Anil Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Shefali Shah and Anushka Sharma. The film is based on a cruise trip of a dysfunctional Punjabi family, so this surely sounds like a comedy drama. The production is in the hands of Excel Entertainment and the release date is 5th June. It has been directed by Zoya Akhtar.
5. Fan: As grand as the name sounds, it features a grand actor too! Aditya Chopra has chosen Shah Rukh Khan for his upcoming project. This Maneesh Sharma directorial has been scripted by Habib Faisal. It is reported that the film would be released on the eve of Independence Day.
6. Raees: Director Rahul Dholakia has signed Shah Rukh Khan for this upcoming film. The classy poster shows Shah Rukh and Farhan Akhtar, both clad in black. Though the actress has not yet been chosen, it is being said that Sonam Kapoor or Pakistani actress Mahira Khan might be the director’s choice. Excel Entertainment is producing the film and the release date is somewhat uncertain.
7. Jagga Jasoos: This title has been creating headlines for quite some time now. The poster showing lovebirds Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor is drawing loads of attention. The film has been in the news for the interesting incidents on the sets too, as on lookers reported that the couple ended up arguing loudly about their personal life. Ranbir would be playing a talented teenage detective, while Govinda would be seen in the role of Ranbir’s father. Katrina would appear as Ranbir’s assistant. Anurag Basu is directing the film. Anurag and Ranbir Kapoor are jointly producing it. The release date is 28thAugust.
8. Shandar: The movie features a shandar jodi too. Young actress Alia Bhatt would be seen with Shahid Kapoor. The two would be seen romancing for the first time, but the release date is not yet decided. Pankaj Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor would be seen in supporting roles. This Phantom and Drama production has been directed by Vikas Bahl.
9. Tamasha: This romantic drama will feature the hot couple that created lots of news with their own drama in the past. They are none other than the gorgeous Deepika Padukone and the actor loved for his chocolate boy looks- Ranbir Kapoor! The two would be seen romancing in this upcoming directorial of Imtiaz Ali. The film is being produced by Sajid Nadiawala. It would make the Christmas more delightful by hitting the screens on 25th December.
10. Wazir: The first look of this one is enough to tell how amazing it would be. It features the veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan with no legs! He is seated on a wheel chair and is accompanied by Farhan Akhtar. This Vidhu Vinod Chapra film has Aditi Rao Hydari in the female lead role. It has been directed by Bejoy Nambiar, but the release date has not been decided yet.
11. Fitoor: This UTV production has formed quite an unusual pair. Katrina Kaif will be seen with Aditya Roy Kapur. Another surprise in this movie will be the charming actress Rekha. Its release date has not been fixed; it has been directed by Abhishek Kapoor.
12. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo: Not only is the title special, but the actor too is a great one! Sooraj Barjatya has signed Salman Khan for this movie. He will be seen sharing the screen space with the gorgeous Sonam Kapoor. The actress was elated on being offered the golden opportunity to work with the Khan of Bollywood. But this is not her first time with Salman. The two appeared together in ‘Saawariya’. They would be working together after seven years. When Sonam was offered the role, all she could say was- Oh my God! This Rajshri Productions film would entertain the audience this Diwali.
13. M. S. Dhoni-The Untold Story: The title sounds amazing, and is bound to attract numerous viewers. It is a biopic on the celebrated cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. This Neeraj Pandey directed film features the dashing Sushant Singh Rajput. But fans would have to wait till the end of the year to enjoy this one.