Save the date for these Bollywood films in 2017
While 2016 was an eventful year and gave us some wonderful films, 2017 is promising to be no less. The year has its platter full with some very good projects from sequels to remakes to biggies to multi-starrers to biopics, 2017 is certainly a year to look forward to. Here’s the list of movies:
OK JAANU: The first biggie of 2017 is Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor starrer which is releasing on January 13, 2017. OK JAANU is the official remake of O KADHAL KANMANI, which dwells on live-in relationships. The music is composed by A R Rahman, lyrics penned by Gulzar.
KAABIL: Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam starrer KAABIL which is set for Republic Day release, is the much awaited film directed Sanjay Gupta, written by Vijay Kumar Mishra, produced by Rakesh Roshan under his banner FilmKraft Productions.
RAEES: Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment’s film is an upcoming action thriller of 2017 staring Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. SRK’s look in the film has been the talk of the town and is receiving immense applauds! Raees trailer soon after its release had garnered humongous response and the audiences can’t wait to experience the film in the theaters. What’s interesting is that the films teaser which had released last year, still rings in a fresh recall amongst the consumers which proves that this film has just nailed it right in terms of content! The film is directed by national award winner Rahul Dholakia and is set to release on 25th January 2017!
2.0: 2.0 is the successor to the 2010 Tamil film Enthiran, Robot in English is an upcoming Indian science fiction film written and directed by S. Shankar and music composed by A R Rahman, the film will feature Thalaiva Rajinikanth reprising the roles of Dr. Vaseegaran and Chitti, alongside Akshay Kumar who plays a never before role of his career and Amy Jackson plays the female lead. The film will be released in three languages: Tamil, Hindi and Telugu. With an estimated budget of 400 crore (4 billion), it is the most expensive Indian film till date. Since the stake is too high and with the two superstars from two different industries colliding opposite each other is worth waiting to see coming year.
JAGGA JASOOS:Disney’s film has the team of BARFI coming together. Produced by Disney, directed by Anurag Basu with Ranbir playing male lead, the entire team of BARFI has joined hands once again. The pairing of Ranbir and Katrina Kaif has added tremendous excitement. The film’s trailer that has enchanted children extensively is a pure adventure thrill! Coming on the same weekend as The Jungle Book, Jagga Jasoos releases on 7th April 2017!
JOLLY LLB 2: JOLLY LLB2 is the sequel to the surprise hit of 2013 Jolly LLB with Arshad Warsi in lead and supported by Boman Irani. In 2017, Jolly LLB 2 will reprise with fresh cast starring Akshay Kumar and Huma Qureshi. Jolly LLB 2 is a courtroom comedy drama film, written and directed by Subhash Kapoor. Saurabh Shukla would be seen in a special appearance in the sequel alongside Arshad Warsi. The film is scheduled to release on 10 February 2017. On December 2, 2016 Akshay Kumar shared first teaser poster of the film on his official twitter account.
NAAM SHABANA: BABY was considered as actor Akshay Kumar’s best performance till date. People loved and appreciated the film and desired a sequel of it, taking forward the thought process the makers decided to feed the audience with more action, drama and patriotism with a twist. Year 2017 will now see Naam Shabana as the prequel of Baby and taking the legacy forward Taapsee Pannu will play the lead as Shabana and Akshay Kumar will be seen in a cameo role but an important one. Taapsee has stunned every time with her performance and we look forward that she surprises us with her role in Naam Shabana.
RANGOON: NGE’s film is an imminent romance drama set against the war backdrop. RANGOON marks the first time coming together of Sajid Nadiadwala and director Vishal Bharadwaj. Starring Saif Ali Khan, Kangana Ranaut and Shahid Kapoor in lead roles, RANGOON is set to hit theatres on 23rd February.
HALF GIRLFRIEND: Mohit Suri’s film is an adaptation from Chetan Bhagat’s novel Half Girlfriend. The Arjun Kapoor & Shraddha Kapoor starrer
DADDY: It is an upcoming Indian political crime drama film co-written and directed by Ashim Ahluwalia. The film stars Arjun Rampal, who also co-wrote the film, portraying gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli. Presented by Eros International, Kundalini Entertainment and Karta Entertainment, the film release in 2017.
TUBELIGHT: Kabir Khan’s next with Salman Khan TUBELIGHT is an Indian historical war drama film. Set in 1962 Sino-Indian war, TUBELIGHT is produced by Salman & Kabir. Salman plays an Indian who falls in love with a Chinese girl played by Zhu Zhu. The film is set to release in June 26, 2017.
TIGER ZINDA HAI: Salman Khan is gearing up for TIGER ZINDA HAI which will be directed by SULTAN director Ali Abbas Zafar.
COMMANDO 2: Sunshine Pictures which is sequel to 2013 hit Commando starring Vidyut Jamwal is being directed by Deven Bhojani and produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah's Sunshine Pictures. The movie is high on action and is surely going to double the dose of action delivered in its prequel. The film is set to release on 3rd March 2017.
BAAHUBALI 2: The Conclusion - Bahubali created history at the box office and won the best feature film honour at this year's National Awards. Fans went gaga over the news when the producer announced the second part of the film. There is already a lot of curiosity among audiences about 'Bahubali: The Conclusion' as the much awaited question will be answered in the part two as to why Katappa killed Bahubali. The film is expected to hit the floors by April 2017. Well we look forward to the second part if the history will repeated again.
xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE: Deepika Padukone’s debut film in the Hollywood film has been high on noise! The actress will be seen in a new action packed avatar romancing Vin Diesel in one of the most popular franchise. The film will hit theaters on January 13, 2017.
SECRET SUPERSTAR: It marks to be the next film of Aamir Khan! This year saw the teaser of debutant Advait Chandan’s film Secret Superstar. The film that is being produced by Aamir Khan Productions and Zee Studios revolves around the life of a child, who aspires to be a singer and has Aamir Khan playing the role of a music mentor. Child actress Zaira Wasim who was also featured in DANGAL will be seen playing one of the pivotal roles. Secret Superstar is slated for an August 4, 2017.
MUBARAKAN: Sony Pictures’ film starring the real life uncle-nephew Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor is a Romantic Comedy directed by Anees Bazmee will release on July 28, 2017. What’s exciting is that the Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor will be playing their real life chemistry in reel as well! Arjun Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Ileana D'Cruz and Athiya Shetty will be playing the leads. Mubarakan has been creating all the right noise since its announcement and now it kick started its first schedule in Chandigarh.
VICEROY'S HOUSE: Pathé, Reliance Entertainment, BBC Films, Ingenious and BFI presentation of a Bend It Films/Deepak Nayar Production in association with the FilmVast and Filmgate Films has produced VICEROY'S HOUSE, directed by Gurinder Chadha. The film starring Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi, Om Puri is set to release in theatres on 3rd March 2017.
ATITHII IN LONDON: Sequel to Ajay Devgn-Konkona Sen Sharma’s ATITHI TUM KAB JAAOGE, this film made under Panorama Studios banner, is produced by Kumar Mangat Pathak & Abhishek Pathak. ATITHII IN LONDON is directed by Ashwni Dhir and this time around the film stars Kartik Aaryan, Paresh Rawal, Kriti Kharbanda, Tanvi Azmi, Sanjay Mishra. ATITHII IN LONDON will release on 5th May 2017.
RAABTA: The Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon starrer is presented by T-Series and Maddock films, RAABTA is produced by Dinesh Vijan and Bhushan Kumar Dinesh Vijan. RAABTA is set to hit the screens on 9th June 2017.
BAADSHAHO: Produced by Bhushan Kumar (T-Series) and Milan Luthria, the much-awaited Ajay Devgn, EmraanHashmi, Vidyut Jammwal, Ileana Dcruz, Esha Gupta and Sanjay Mishra starrer is expected to release on 1st September 2017. After ONCE UPON A TIME IN MUMBAAI, Ajay, Emraan & Milan team up once again.
BEHEN HOGI TERI : Presented by Oddball Motion Pictures, the film is produced by Tony D’souza, Amul Vikas Mohan and NitinUpadhyaya, Ajay K Pannalal. The film will star Rjkummar Rao, ShrutiHaasan, GautamGulati, HerryTangri and Gulshan Grover and release in 2017.
FUKREY RETURNS: FUKREY was a comic hit and was lauded as one of the most entertaining films of 2013. And the popular character of Bholi Punjaban, Hunny and Choocha played by Richa Chadha, Pulkit Samrat and Varun Sharma are back to take us to another level with their crazy antics. A lot of people loved the first part and we hope the actors weave the same magic onscreen again in FUKREY 2!
JUDWAA 2: After a lot of speculations, Sajid Nadiadwala and David Dhawan has finally announced the release of their second instalment to the blockbuster Judwaa. They have roped in Varun Dhawan to play Salman Khan's role in Judwaa remake and the actor will also be seen romancing Taapsee Pannu and Jacqueline in the film. Judwaa 2 is directed by David Dhawan and is all set to release on 29th September 2017. We can't wait to watch Judwaa on Big screen.
ABCD 3: ABCD film series is the answer to Hollywood's dance film STEP UP franchisee. ABCD and ABCD 2 managed to bring niche audience to the cinema halls because of its dancing content. Prabhu Deva the god of dancers from India showed his prowess as an actor and dancer in both the series. ABCD 2 saw Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor along with Prabhu Deva competing with world dancers which was a visual treat to all the dance lovers. Year 2017 will now see ABCD 3 directed by Remo D'Souza. With the films announcement we sure all the dance lovers and fans of ABCD series couldn't wait more to burn the dance floor again.
DABANGG 3: In 2013, it was reported that Dabangg 3 will be a prequel. It was also said that the film story will not be carried forwarded but something very different coming in way. In August 2016, in was announced that Sonakshi Sinha will be part of Dabangg 3 and another actress might join her. Salman Khan's most anticipated film Dabangg 3 will see him again in one of the most iconic character Chulbul Pandey taking against the corrupt. This series is reported to be the third Highest-grossing film series in Bollywood.
GANGS OF WASSEYPUR 3: After the success of Indian Crime film Gangs Of Wasseypur and its 2nd part, now the third part Gangs Of Wasseypur 3 is all set to make. The film's director Anurag Kashyap and the film's story writer Zeishan Quadri to team up again for the 3rd edition of this film's series. Gangs Of Wasseypur 3 release date expected in next year 2017. Zeishan Quadri, who made his debut directorial venture Meeruthiya Gangsters, is overwhelmed by Gangs Of Wasseypur 3. Gangs Of Wasseypur 2 was not a huge hit by any financial standard but it is regarded by many as a modern cult film.
KICK 2: Salman Khan and Sajid Nadiadwala stated they were planning a sequel of 2014 action film Kick. Salman Khan is writing the sequel which is expected to go on the floors at the end of 2016. It's expected instead of Kick 2 the film will be titled as Devil since the super hero character of Salman Khan goes with the name of Devil. Also news is that Salman Khan will be seen in Double role in the film. Kick 2 is currently in scripting stage and might go on floor next year. According to the latest news actress Kriti Sanon will romance with Salman Khan in Kick 2 instead Jacqueline Fernandez and Amy Jackson.
Sanjay Dutt's Biopic: It is one of the most looked forward film as Rajkumar Hirani comes with his directorial after PK which released 3 years ago. Ranbir Kapoor who is playing Dutt in the film has already started his prep and is leaving to stone unturned to do justice to Sanjay Dutt! Dutt marks Bollywood's first personality who will have a biopic made on him. The film is set to be a Christmas release of next year 2017.
RELOAD: It's a 2017 action flick directed by Raj, DK is being produced by Fox Star Studios. The movie stars Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez in the lead roles. Both are coming together for the very first time on the celluloid and the pairing is something that is set to attract more audiences! The movie will certainly be high on action and is slated to release on 25th August 2017.
BAREILLY KI BARFI: BAREILLY KI BARFI which is set in the heartland of Lucknow marks third film of Junglee Pictures!The movie features Ayushmann Khurrana as an owner of a printing press, Rajkummar Rao as an author and Kriti Sanon as a modern girl based out of UP. The cast that has been locked for the film draws keen attention towards the film, also the first time pairing of Ayushmann and Kriti can add onto the excitement of the audiences. The film is rooted in the subculture of the north Indian city Bareilly. Directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and produced by Junglee Pictures, BR Studios, the film is slated to release on 21st July 2017.
GOLMAAL AGAIN: Rohit Shetty will be back yet again with his superhit GOLMAAL franchise. The film produced by Rohit Shetty Picturez will feature Ajay Devgn, Parineeti Chopra, Arshad Warsi, Shreyas Talpade, Kunal Khemu, Tusshar Kapoor and the film will release in Diwali 2017.
TRAPPED: An upcoming survival Drama and stars Rajkumar Rao in the lead role. Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane the film had created waves during its screening at the film festivals wherein it received standing ovation. Rajkumar Rao's performance has been immensely applauded. Produced by Phantom Films, the film is set to hit silver screens on 17th March 2017.
POORNA: Rahul Bose is all set to bring the real-life story of 13-year-old Poorna, the youngest girl in the world to scale the Mount Everest, with his first production and second directorial. Raul Bose returns to direction 15 years after 'Everybody Says I'm Fine' for this film! Aditi Inamdar, a Telangana girl from another impoverished family, has been chosen after auditioned 109 girls, including a few tribals to bring Poorna's superhuman feat to screen. Rahul has bought the rights from Poorna's father and Dr RS Praveen Kumar. The film is slated to release on 31stMarch 2017.
SARKAAR 3: Presented by Eros International and produced by Allumbra Entertainment & Wave Cinemas the film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Jackie Shroff, ManojBajpayee, Ronit Roy, YamiGautam and AmitSadh and directed by Ram Gopal Varma. The film is set to release on 17th March 2017.
AANKHEN 2: Produced under the banner of Gaurang Doshi Productions Pvt Ltd, the sequel of AANKHEN is directed by Anees Bazmee that will star Amitabh Bachchan, ArjunRampal, Anil Kapoor, Regina Cassandra and Arshad Warsi. The film set to release in Diwali 2017.
MACHINE: A Jayantilal Gada (Pen) presentation, an AD Films (Haresh Patel) & Abbas Mustan Production, produced by Haresh Patel, Pranay Chokshi, Abbas Mustan & Dhaval Jayantilal Gada, the Abbas Mustan directed film starring Mustafa and Kiara Advani will hit the screens in March 2017.
HINDI MEDIUM: A T-series and Maddock films presentation, HINDI MEDIUM starring Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar, the film is produced by Dinesh Vijan and Bhushan Kumar and directed by Saket Chaudhary. HINDI MEDIUM is releasing on 31st March 2017.
IRADA: Produced under Irada Entertainment LLP banner, this film is directed by Aparna Singh. IRADA starring Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi, Divya Dutta, Sagarika Ghatge, Sharad Kelkar. The film is set to release on February 2017.
HASEENA: Bringing real life brother sister Shraddha Kapoor and SiddhantKapoor together on screen for the first time, the Apoorva Lakhia directed film will release in July 2017.
Luv Ranjan's next: Produced by Luv Films and T-Series, the untitled next is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Luv Ranjan &Ankur Garg. Directed by Luv Ranjan the film will team up his favourites KartikAaryan, NushratBharucha and Sunny Singh and hit the screens on18th August 2017.
POSTER BOYS: Sony Pictures Networks Productions, Sunny Sounds Pvt Ltd and Affluence Movies Pvt Ltd, Shreyas Talpade's directorial debut will release in Mid -2017. The film stars Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol and Shreyas Talpade himself.
TADKA: The Prakash Raj directed film starring Nana Patekar, Shriya Saran, Ali Fazal & Taapsee Pannu will release in 2017.