2021 has surely brought new hopes for everyone and likewise Bollywood is also ready to bounce back with some of the biggest releases scheduled this year. Cinema halls have opened with all the necessary safety measures, so the days are back of watching your favourite stars on the big screen. Even some big films are to be released on OTT platforms this year. This article has every bit of information about the Bollywood releases that you can’t miss out to watch this year.
Director: Rohit Shetty
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif
Sooryavanshi was all set to release in March 2020, but due to the pandemic the release is scheduled in 2021 and the date is still unknown. This movie is an addition to Rohit Shetty’s cop universe and also features Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh in special appearance. The trailer is quite interesting and all the previous films of this cop universe have been blockbuster hits, so this movie is surely to keep an eye on.
Director: Kabir Khan
Starring: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Saqib Saleem, Ammy Virk, Harrdy Sandhu, Jiiva, Amrita Puri, Pankaj Tripathi
With an ensemble cast 83 is based on India’s historic win of World Cup in the year 1983. The movie was scheduled to release in April 2020 but was postponed due to the pandemic. The movie is co-produced by Kabir Khan, Deepika Padukone, Sajid Nadiadwala and Vishnu Vardhan. The movie was in hype right from the announcement and after the release of the release of first look the excitement for the movie has doubled among the audience.
3. Laal Singh Chaddha
Director: Advait Chandan
Starring: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Naga Chaitanya
Laal Singh Chaddha is a Bollywood remake of Forest Gump which itself is an adaptation of the Novel Forest Gump by Winston Groom. The movie was about to release during Christmas 2020 but now its rescheduled to release in Christmas 2021. For this movie Aamir Khan has gone through weight loss of 20 kgs for the role of his younger version. Aamir Khan is known as the Perfectionist of Bollywood because of his intense efforts and choice of scripts so this will be a movie worth checking out.
Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, Sharad Kelkar, Pankaj Kapur
Jersey is a remake of Telegu film Jersey released in 2019. At first Telegu actress RasmikaMandanna was to play the female lead and make her Bollywood debut but later she opted out and was replaced by Mrunal Thakur. Shahid portrays the character of a cricketer who resumes his game in his 30’s. Shahid even got thirteen stitches during a scene shoot. Kabir Singh was also a remake but it was a blockbuster hit in Bollywood and hence fans have high hopes from this film and Shahid.
5. Atrangi Re
Director: Anand L. Rai
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Dhanush, Sara Ali Khan, Nimrat Kaur
Dhanush and Anand L. Rai created magic on the screens with the romantic drama Raanjhanaa in 2013. This is the second collaboration of both and even Himanshu Sharma who is the writer of Raanjhana and Atrangi Re.The movie grabbed immense limelight during the announcement of the cast and the posters. The music of the film is composed by the legendary AR Rahman.
6. Bhuj: The Pride Of India
Director: Abhishek Dudhaiya
Starring:Ajay Devgn,Sanjay Dutt, Ammy Virk, Sonakshi Sinha, Nora Fatehi, Pranitha Subhash
Bhuj: The Pride of India is based on the Indo-Pakistan War that took place in the year 1971. The movie is portrayal of the life of IAF Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik. The movie will be releasing on Disney+ Hotstar this year. The film features an ensemble cast and is written by AnhishekDudhaiya and Ritesh Shah.
7. Sardar Uddham Singh
Director: Shoojit Sircar
Starring: Vicky Kaushal, Banita Sandhu
Based on the life of revolutionary freedom Fighter Uddham Singh, this movie was scheduled to release on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti in 2020. The movie is now postponed to release in 2021 the dates are still unclear. The movie portrays the incident of assassination of MichealO’Dwyer in London by Sardar Uddham Singh and the reason being seeking the revenge for Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Vicky Kaushal after his film URI gained huge limelight and people love to see him in patriotic roles. Up till now only Vicky Kaushal’s look is revealed from the film.
8. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2
Starring: Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani, Tabu
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is one of the most awaited sequel to Priyasarshan’s iconic Bhool Bhulaiyaa. The film was scheduled to release in July 2020 but now it is postponed to 2021. The film stars Kartik Aaryan in the lead who is known for his epic funny monologues in both the parts of Pyaar ka Punchnama.
9.Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai
Director: Prabhu Deva
Starring: Salman Khan, Disha Patani, RandeepHooda, Jackie Shroff, Gautam Gulati
Radhe starring Salman Khan in the lead is set to release in 13 May 2021 on the eve of Eid al-Fitr. Initially the film was scheduled to release in May 2020. The film is said to be a remake of a South Korean film named Veteran. All the Bhai fans brace yourself for this upcoming blockbuster. The motion poster was released combinedly with the Dabangg 3.
10. Gangubai Kathiawadi
Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Starring: Alia Bhatt, Shantanu Maheshwari
GangubaiKathiawadi is based on a chapter of the book Mafia Queens of Mumbai by Hussain Zaidi. The film features the Bollywood debut of TV star Shantanu Maheshwari. The movie has significant cameos by Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi and Huma Qureshi. Initially the film was named Heera Mandi and Priyanka Chopra was chosen to play the lead but later on she was replaced by Alia Bhatt.
11. Bell Bottom
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor, Huma Qureshi, Lara Dutta
Initially the film was scheduled to release in Republic Day 2021 but it is postponed to 2 April 2021 with a worldwide release. The movie is set in 1980’s and depicts true events and the heroes of that era. The official teaser was released in 5th October 2020.
12. Bunty Aur Babli 2
Director:Varun V. Sharma
Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Sharvari Wagh
Bunty AurBabli was a huge commercial and critical success back in 2005. The sequel is much awaited and the cast also seems very interesting. The movie was scheduled to release on 26 June 2020 but it has been postponed due to the pandemic. The music is given by the gems of Bollywood Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.
13. Rashmi Rocket
Director: Akarsh Khurana
Starring: TapseePannu, PriyanshuPainyuli, Abhishek Banerjee
Rahmi Rocket depicts the story of a girl who dreams to win the international athletic contests. TapseePannu went through a natural body transformation for this role. The film also stars Mirzapur 2 fame Priyanshu Painyuli alongside Tapsee.
Director: Amit Ravindernath Sharma
Starring:Ajay Devgn, Priyamani, Gajraj Rao, Rudranil Ghosh
Maidaan is a ports movie set during 1952-1962 which was also considered as golden period of Indian Football. The movie is scheduled for worldwide release on 15 October 2021. Ajay Devgn plays the role of Syed Abdul Rahim the football coach.
15. Satyameva Jayate 2
Starring: John Abraham, Divya Khosla Kumar
Satyameva Jayate released in 2018 was a huge commercial success and was the highest opening day collection for John Abraham. Satyameva jayate 2 is a sequel to the franchuse with John reprising the role of Virendra Rathod. The movie is packed with immense action and has Divya Khosla Kumar as the female lead. The movie is set to release on 14 may 2021.
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Director: Razneesh Ghai
Dhaakad starring Kangana Ranaut in the lead is an action flick movie based on a spy who is on a adventure filled journey. Kangana believes that this film will be a turning point for Indian Cinema. The movie is scheduled to release on the month of October 2021. The official teaser was released on 9 August 2019.
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