Bollywood’s prestigious banner Yash Raj Films has announced its slate of forthcoming films for 2014 & 2015. Going by the list, one can definitely say that the films supersede the ones announced earlier.
Shivani Shivaji Roy is an astute cop working in a Mumbai Crime Branch unit. Deft at picking up hidden clues and fearless in confronting hardened criminals, Shivani stumbles on a case that will change her life forever.
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Starring Rani Mukerji in the lead, playing the role of a cop for the first time, the raw and gritty film will be a distinct departure from Pradeep Sarkar’s style of filmmaking.
Directed by Pradeep Sarkar and Produced by Aditya Chopra, MARDAANI releases on 22 August, 2014
A deliciously romantic coming together of Gulrez ”Gullu” Qadir (Parineeti Chopra) a Hyderabadi shoe-sales girl disillusioned with love because of her encounters with dowry-seeking men; and Tariq ”Taru” Haidar (Aditya Roy Kapoor) a Lucknowi cook who can charm anybody with the aroma and flavours of his biryani and kebabs.
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Starring Aditya Roy Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra, written & directed by Habib Faisal and Produced by Aditya Chopra, music by Sajid-Wajid and lyrics by Kausar Munir, DAAWAT-E-ISHQ releases 05 September, 2014.
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HAPPY NEW YEAR
An action-packed musical heist starring Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood, Jackie Shroff & Vivaan Shah, is directed by Farah Khan and Produced by Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt. Ltd.
The music of the film is by Vishal-Shekhar and lyrics by Irshad Kamil. Distributed worldwide exclusively by YRF, HAPPY NEW YEAR releases on Diwali 2014.
Once upon a time in North India, two killers – Dev (Ranveer Singh) and Tutu (Ali Zafar), roamed free. Abandoned when young and vulnerable, Bhaiyaji (Govinda) gave them shelter and… nurtured them to kill. All is normal in their lives until destiny throws free spirited Disha (Parineeti Chopra) into the mix. What follows is a game of defiance, deception and love.
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Starring Ranveer Singh, Ali Zafar, Parineeti Chopra and Govinda, KILL DILL is directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Aditya Chopra. The music is given by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Lyrics by Gulzar. The film releases on 14 November, 2014
In the badlands of Delhi’s dystopic underbelly, ‘Titli’, the youngest member of a violent car-jacking brotherhood plots a desperate bid to escape the ‘family’ business.
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His struggle to do so is countered at each stage by his indignant brothers, who finally try marrying him off to ‘settle’ him.
Titli, finds an unlikely ally in his new wife, caught though she is in her own web of warped reality and dysfunctional dreams. They form a strange, beneficial partnership, only to confront their inability to escape the bindings of their family roots. But is escape, the same as freedom?
Starring Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial and introducing Shashank Arora, directed by Kanu Behl and Produced by Dibakar Banerjee, the film’s release date is yet to be finalized.
DETECTIVE BYOMKESH BAKSHY!
In a contemporary interpretation of war torn Calcutta during the 1940’s, the film follows the first adventure of Byomkesh (Sushant Singh Rajput), fresh out of college, as he pits himself against an evil genius who is out to destroy the world. It’s his wits against the most villainous arch criminal the world has seen, in a world of murder, international political intrigue and seduction.
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Starring Sushant Singh Rajput, DETECTIVE BYOMKESH BAKSHY is directed and produced by Dibakar Banerjee and is all set to release on 13 February, 2015.
A comic-caper, that tells the story of 3 morons trying to rob a bank who picks the worst day possible when everything that can go wrong, goes wrong and how they’re inadvertently caught in the crossfire of cops, industrialists and corrupt netas.
Starring Kapil Sharma, directed by Bumpy and produced by Ashish Patil’s A Y-Films Production, the film releases on 06 March, 2015.
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DUM LAGA KE HAISHA
From overcoming his fear of the English language to dealing with an overbearing father, Prem (Ayushmann Khurrana) discovers that his oversized and mismatched wife, Sandhya (Bhumi Pednekar), who he thought was a spanner in his business and life, will actually lead him to something quite cool.
The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana & Bhumi Pednekar, and is directed by Sharad Kataria and Produced by Maneesh Sharma. The music of the film is by Anu Malik. DUM LAGA KE HAISHA releases on 24 April, 2015.
Shah Rukh Khan, the man unarguably with one of the greatest fan following globally, will now play the role of being the biggest fan himself in the forthcoming movie.
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Directed by Maneesh Sharma, Produced by Aditya Chopra and Written by Habib Faisal, the film stars Shah Rukh Khan and releases on 14 August, 2015.