Covid 19 has forced people over the world to stay shut in houses for almost two years now. With the whole country in lock-down, it deprived people of their daily activities, and life became quite dreary and, a very awful thing to happen was the shutting of cinema halls.
The whole film industry was put to a halt, and cinema being a huge source of entertainment, resulted in massive losses. But there is a gleam of hope, the situation is stable, and with that, governments have granted permissions to reopen theatres.
On this note, we have listed ten upcoming Bollywood films that are all set for a theatrical release this year-end or early next year. Cinephiles, this one is a must-read.
1. Gangubai Kathiyawadi
Alia Bhatt starrer film, Gangubai Kathiyawadi has us all anticipating. the film is set to make an appearance in theatres on January 6, 2022, as Alia Bhatt announced on her Instagram handle. It is a biographical drama directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and explores the life of a sex worker, Gangubai Kothewali who later becomes the ‘madame’ of a red light area. The trailer seems promising hence fans have their hopes up.
Directed by Kabir Khan and a Deepika Padukone Productions film, this movie stars Ranveer Singh in the lead. It is a sports biography that depicts the victory of the 1983 world cup under the leadership of cricketer Kapil Dev. The couple makes a comeback on the screens after Padmavat as Deepika Padukone is cast for the role of Ranveer Singh’s wife. Isn’t that reason enough to watch the film? The film will release on 24th December 2021.
3. Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui
Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui is a romantic drama with Ayushmann Khurrana and Vaani Kapoor in the lead roles. Directed by Abhishek Kapoor, the film will release on 10th December 2021. Considering the success rates of the films Ayushmann Khurrana has delivered, this movie will be worth trying.
4. Bhool Bhulaiya 2
Bhool Bhulaiya 2 is an upcoming film that is a sequel to the superhit horror comedy Bhool Bhulaiya directed by Priyadarshan. The film has Kartik Aryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu in the lead roles. The film is scheduled for a release in theatres on 25th March 2022. Let’s see if the film wins over hearts as the first part did.
Yet another sports drama, Jersey is directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri starring Shahid Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, and Pankaj Kapoor. The film is a remake of the Telugu film with the same title. The film is set for release on New Year i.e, 31st December 2021.
The Akshay Kumar starrer, directed by Rohit Shetty Sooryavanshi is an upcoming action film. Katrina Kaif is cast opposite Akshay Kumar. Akshay Kumar’s character in the film was introduced way back in another Rohit Shetty film, Simba, towards the end. The film was originally scheduled for a release last year however, the pandemic prevailed, and the release date has now shifted to 5th November 2021.
A Yash Raj Productions film, directed by Karna Malhotra, Shamshera stars Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Vaani Kapoor. It is set for a theatrical release on 18th March 2022. Put this film on your watchlist as Ranbir Kapoor will make a comeback after Sanju that came out in 2018.
8. Laal Singh Chaddha
is an upcoming comedy-drama, an adaptation of the American film Forest Gump. Directed by Advait Chandan, starring Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan, the film revolves around Laal Singh Chaddha, an autistic man. The film will release on 14th February 2022.
9. Bunty Aur Babli 2
The film serves as a sequel to the 2005 film Bunty Aur Babli. The film has a huge star cast starring Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Siddhant Chaturvedi and will release on 19th November 2021.
Mayday is a thriller directed by Ajay Devgn starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, and Rakul Preet Singh set for release on 29th April 2022.