With India heading into another phase of its lockdown, it is likely to bring in ease in some restrictions. One thing that movie lovers are hoping for once the government gives the go-ahead is to head to their nearest theatres, grab their popcorn, and watch their favourite stars.
Be it the sizzling chemistry of Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan in the remake of the iconic ‘Coolie No. 1′ or India’s historic cricket victory in Kabir Khan’s ’83’ or the latest edition to the cop universe films with Rohit Shetty’s ‘Sooryavanshi’ – audiences have a superb line-up waiting to release. Here’s an in-depth look at the big-ticket films waiting to entertain audiences
Coolie No. 1
Coolie No. 1 clearly stands out as one of the most awaited films of 2020. A comedy caper directed by David Dhawan and produced by Jackky Bhagnani, Vashu Bhagnani, and Deepshikha Deshmukh, this Varun Dhawan-Sara Ali Khan starrer is a remake of the 1995 classic. Every look of the film has had audiences wanting more. Given the past successes of the director-producer duo of David Dhawan and Vashu Bhagnani, this film has trade pundits predicting a ‘blockbuster’ at the box office.
‘Bajaragi Bhaijaan’ director Kabir Khan’s next is the retelling of the Indian cricket team’s glorious victory in the 1983 World Cup. The film stars Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev and a huge ensemble of actors as the victorious team members. The film which was originally slated for an April 2020 release is waiting for a post lockdown release and given the love that cricket enjoys in the country is likely to be a winner at the box office.
Rohit Shetty’s ‘Sooryavanshi’ will be the latest addition to the director’s ‘cop universe’ films. The film is supposed to be a crossover between ‘Singham’, ‘Simmba’ and ‘Sooryavanshi’ – three of Shetty’s earlier films. With Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, and Ranveer Singh in the same frame, this film is clearly one of the most exciting action thrillers to come out of Bollywood with many likening it to Hollywood sequels.
Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai
Salman Khan’s upcoming film ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’ was touted as the huge Eid release but due to the current climate has been postponed indefinitely. Nevertheless, when the film does hit cinemas, fans are expected to be treated to masala, in the way only their favourite Bhai can provide them with. The film also stars Disha Patani.
Laal Singh Chaddha
Aamir Khan’s ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ is an adaptation of the American classic ‘Forrest Gump’. Aamir Khan known for his near-perfect performances has already created huge expectations with his ‘look’ for the film. In typical Aamir style, he has also his look for the film the display picture of his social media profiles. The film Is directed by Advait Chawhan who previously made ‘Secret Superstar’ which was one of the most successful Indian films In China. The film is being produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao.
Brahmāstra: Part One of Three, also known as ‘Brahmāstra’, is an upcoming fantasy film starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, and Alia Bhatt. The film is said to be one of the most ambitious projects in Bollywood. The film has already undergone multiple delays, which has multiplied audience curiosity about the film. The film is being directed by Ayaan Mukherjee and produced By Karan Johar.