Bollywood is the largest entertainment industry of India, producing over a thousand movies each year. Sadly, not all movies make it big as most small-budget films go unnoticed and fail to get world-wide releases. Movie buffs are always looking for interesting films and the rest of this year won’t disappoint as 2016 is packed with fun-filled, action and adventurous flicks. Here’s a selection of 10 Bollywood Films To Look Forward To In 2016.
Sarbjit is a biopic directed by Omung Kumar. The film is based on an Indian farmer named Sarabjit Singh who was convicted of terrorism by Pakistani Court in 1991. He was sentenced to death however; his sentence was repeatedly postponed by the court. He was eventually killed in an attack by a fellow prisoner in 2013. The film stars Randeep Hooda and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and scheduled to release on 20th May.
Looks like 2016 is a year of biopics. After the success of Airlift and Neerja, we’re in for an interesting bopic about Mahavir Singh Phogat’s life. Aamir Khan’s Dangal is one of the most awaited Bollywood films to look forward to in 2016 for its strong plotline. The story is based on amateur Indian wrestler Mahavir, portrayed by Aamir Khan who taught wrestling to his daughters, Babita and Geeta. The film is slated for a December release.
Rangoon is a romance/drama period film set during World War 2. The film is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and stars Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut. The movie will hit theaters on 30th September.
Shuddhi is a romantic comedy starring Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Pankaj Kapoor. The film is produced by Karan Johar and directed by Karan Malhotra. The movie is slated to release in October.
5| Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Karan Johar has another romantic drama for us this year. Directed and produced by Karan Johar, the film stars Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anushka Sharma. The film is set to release around Diwali in October.
This year Salman Khan is ready to surprise fans with a sports-drama ‘Sultan’ under Yash Raj Films banner. The movie is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, based on a wrestler from Haryana who’s facing personal and professional hardships. Other main stars of the film include, Anushka Sharma, Randeep Hooda and Amit Sadh. The film will be releasing around Eid this July.
7| Rock On!! 2
Nearly seven years later, Rock On!! cast is set to create the magic they once did back in 2008. Rock On!!2 stars Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Prachi Desai, Purab Kohli and Shraddha Kapoor. The movie is produced by the same duo Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani and directed by Shujaat Saudagar. The film is expected to hit cinemas in November. Really looking forward to this one.
Romantic flick Befikre stars Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor in the lead roles. The film is produced by Adiya Chopra with parts of it shot in Paris. The film is slated to release globally in December.
9| Udta Punjab
Old flames Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor will be sharing the screen once again after a long time in Udta Punjab. It’s a crime thriller produced by Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor. Other main stars of the film include Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh. The film will hit theaters in June.
10| Mohenjo Daro
Mohenjo Daro is an epic adventure movie starring Hrithik Roshan and newcomer Pooja Hedge. The film is set in the ancient era in the city of Mohenjo-daro. The film is produced and directed by the talented Ashutosh Gowariker with film score by A. R. Rahman. The movie will be releasing in August.
Which one are you looking forward to?