upcoming bollywood movies in 2020 Ranveer Singh’s 83, Vicky Kaushal’s Bhoot and Ayushmann Khurrana’s Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan will hit the screens in 2020.Courtesy: Indianexpress

After a successful 2019, the year 2020 has an interesting lineup of Bollywood movies. Here is a list of films to look out for this year

Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior
Releasing on: January 10

Bollywood’s fascination with historical dramas continues in 2020. Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior is set in 1670 when the Marathas fought the Mughals to get back the fort at Kondana. The film has Ajay Devgn in the titular role of Tanaji Malusare who fought Udaybhan, played by Saif Ali Khan. The Om Raut directorial also features Sharad Kelkar as Shivaji Maharaj, Luke Kenny as Aurangzeb, Pankaj Tripathi as Mirza Raja Jai Singh, Neha Sharma as Kamla Devi, Padmavati Rao as Jijamata and Kajol as Savitribai Malusare. The film is releasing in Marathi as well.

Releasing on: January 10

For those who don’t like period dramas, there is Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak releasing on the same day as Tanhaji. The Deepika Padukone starrer is inspired by the life of acid attack survivor and social activist Laxmi Agarwal.

Releasing on: January 24

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s much-awaited sports drama Panga will hit screens on January 24. The film follows the story of a retired national-level Kabaddi player (Kangana Ranaut) who is also a mother. She wants to make a comeback in the game but is busy with her household chores and job. But the support of her husband helps reignite her passion. Now, if she will play for Team India will be known when the film releases in theaters.

Street Dancer 3d
Releasing on: January 24

Panga will clash with Remo D’Souza’s dance film Street Dancer 3D at the box office. Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Nora Fatehi, Prabhudheva, Aparshakti Khurrana, Shakti Mohan and many others star in what is being touted as “India’s biggest dance film”. Like the previous films in the series, expect many breathtaking dance-offs and don’t miss Prabhudheva recreating the magic of “Muqabla” in the movie.

Jawaani Janeman
Releasing on: January 31

This Saif Ali Khan starrer is the story of a man-child. Saif’s character here is reminiscent of Cocktail’s Gautam. Alongside Khan, the film also stars Tabu and Alaya Furniturewala, who is the daughter of actor Pooja Bedi. The teaser of the film featured the recreated “Ole Ole”.

Happy Hardy Heer
Releasing on: January 31

Himesh Reshammiya’s upcoming film Happy Hardy Heer, which made headlines last year for its songs crooned by internet sensation Ranu Mandol, will hit theaters on January 31. The romantic comedy also stars Sonia Mann.

Releasing on: February 7

Mohit Suri’s Malang, starring Aditya Roy Kapur, Anil Kapoor, Disha Patani and Kunal Kemmu, is a revenge drama. According to Suri, the film “will be intense, edgy and mad”, and producer Bhushan Kumar calls it a “perfect mix of a well-written story, beautiful songs and strong characters.”

Love Aaj Kal 2
Releasing on: February 14

Imtiaz Ali’s untitled film starring Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan is expected to be a sequel of Ali’s 2009 hit film Love Aaj Kal which had Saif Ali Khan, Rishi Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles. It is a love story which has been shot across Punjab, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh. The most exciting thing about the film is the pairing of Sara and Kartik.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
Releasing on: February 21

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan revolves around a same-sex couple, played by Ayushmann Khurrana and Jeetendra Kumar. The movie features Gajraj Rao, Neena Gupta, Manurishi Chaddha, Sunita Rajwar, Maanvi Gagroo, Pankhuri Awasthy and Neeraj Singh in pivotal roles. It has been written and directed by Hitesh Kewalya.

BHOOT: Part One – The Haunted Ship
Releasing on: February 21

After winning over the audience with military drama Uri: The Surgical Strike, Vicky Kaushal is all set to appear on the screens in an all-new avatar in Karan Johar’s horror thriller BHOOT: Part One – The Haunted Ship. It is the first film in Dharma Productions’ horror franchise. The first poster of Bhanu Pratap Singh’s directorial venture featured Kaushal in a bloodied and an uncomfortable state. The film also stars Bhumi Pednekar.

Releasing on: February 28

Thappad, starring Taapsee Pannu, is a film that deals with the subject of gender equality and dynamics in a relationship. The film is directed by Article 15 and Mulk fame Anubhav Sinha.

Baaghi 3
Releasing on: March 6

After the success of Tiger Shroff’s action franchise Baaghi, the makers came out with Baaghi 2 and even before its release, they announced the third film in the franchise, Baaghi 3. While Shraddha Kapoor is returning to the franchise, Shroff will reprise his role of a rebel who fights against the system. This will be the only thematic similarity Baaghi 3 will share with its previous instalments.

Releasing on: Yet to be announced

Earlier titled Turram Khan, Hansal Mehta directorial Chhalaang stars Rajkummar Rao and Nushrat Bharucha. The film marks the fifth collaboration between the director and Rao after critically acclaimed films Shahid, Citylights, Aligarh and Omerta. The film, also starring Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub in a crucial role, is a social comedy set in a small village of Uttar Pradesh.

Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl
Releasing on: March 13

Janhvi Kapoor is all set to star in a biopic, Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl. Gunjan Saxena is one of the first female IAF pilots to fly in combat. She rescued soldiers during the Kargil War in 1999 and was honoured with the Shaurya Vir award for displaying courage and grit during the war. Sharan Sharma has directed the film, and Pankaj Tripathi stars as Janhvi’s father in the movie.

Angrezi Medium
Releasing on: March 20

A sequel to the hit film Hindi Medium, Angrezi Medium features Irrfan Khan as Mr Champak Ji, Radhika Madan as his daughter and Kareena Kapoor Khan as a London cop. Homi Adajania has directed the film and Dinesh Vijan has bankrolled it under his production banner Maddock Films.

Releasing on: March 27

Akshay Kumar joins Rohit Shetty’s cop universe with Sooryavanshi. The film has Kumar playing ATS officer Veer and Katrina Kaif plays the female lead in the movie. Ranveer Singh aka Sangram Bhalerao and Ajay Devgn aka Bajirao Singham will make an appearance in the climax of the masala entertainer.

Releasing on: April 10

Ranveer Singh will be on the screens as former Indian skipper Kapil Dev on April 10. The Kabir Khan directorial celebrates India’s first cricket World Cup win. It shows how under newly-appointed captain Kapil Dev, the Indian cricket team went on to defeat West Indies in the final of the World Cup in 1983. Deepika Padukone has a special appearance in the movie as Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Dev. 83 also stars Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar, Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath, Ammy Virk as Balwinder Sandhu, Sahil Khattar as Syed Kirmani, Chirag Patil as Sandeep Patil, Adinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar, Dhairya Karwa as Ravi Shastri, Dinker Sharma as Kirti Azad, Jatin Sarna as Yashpal Sharma, Harrdy Sandhu as Madan Lal, Nishant Dahhiya as Roger Binny, R Badree as Sunil Valson and Pankaj Tripathi as their coach PR. Man Singh.

Roohi Afza
Releasing on: April 17

Jahnvi Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao come together for the first time in Hardik Mehta’s horror-comedy Roohi Afza. Fukrey fame Varun Sharma also plays an important role in the Dinesh Vijan production.

Gulabo Sitabo
Releasing on: April 17

Gulabo Sitabo, set in Lucknow, is billed as a quirky family comedy, helmed by Shoojit Sircar and penned by his longtime collaborator Juhi Chaturvedi. They have worked together on Vicky Donor, Piku and his last directorial venture October. Ayushmann Khurrana and Amitabh Bachchan play the leads in the movie.

Releasing on: April 24

Emraan Hashmi, Amitabh Bachchan and Krystle D’Souza have come together for the mystery thriller Chehre. While Bachchan has once again taken up the role of a lawyer, Hashmi plays a rich business tycoon in the Rumu Jaffrey directorial. The film also stars Rhea Chakraborty, Siddhanth Kapoor, Drithiman Chakroborthy, Raghubir Yadav and Annu Kapoor.

Releasing on: April 24

Anurag Basu’s dark comedy Ludo features Rajkummar Rao and Abhishek Bachchan in lead roles. The film will have four intersecting stories set in a quintessential Indian metro just like Basu’s Life In A Metro. The story of Ludo centres around unavoidable jeopardies of life. Fatima Sana Shaikh, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanya Malhotra, Rohit Saraf and Pankaj Tripathi star in pivotal roles in the movie.

Releasing on: Yet to be announced

Ayan Mukerji’s fantasy film Brahmastra is among the most awaited films of the year. It stars Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy, Akkineni Nagarjuna and others. The film, as Kapoor described earlier, is a “romantic-fairytale in a supernatural format.” The release date of the movie is yet to be announced, but it most likely will have a summer 2020 release.

Coolie No. 1
Releasing on: May 1

Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan are all set to step into the shoes of Govinda and Karisma Kapoor in the remake of David Dhawan’s 1995 hit film Coolie No 1. The remake also stars Javed Jaffrey, Rajpal Yadav, Johnny Lever, Sahil Vaid and Shikha Talsaniai.

Shakuntala Devi
Releasing on: May 8

Vidya Balan will be on the silver screen as celebrated Indian mathematician Shakuntala Devi in the biopic titled Shakuntala Devi on May 8. Anu Menon, known for London, Paris, New York, has helmed the biopic. Shakuntala, born on November 4, 1929, was known for her incredible skills in calculation from a young age. She earned a place in the 1982 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records for correctly multiplying two 13-digit numbers in 28 seconds at the Imperial College in London in 1980.

Dil Bechara
Releasing on: May 8

An adaptation of novel Fault In Our Stars, Dil Bechara is the story of two cancer patients and their bond with each other. Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi play the lead couple in the movie directed by Mukesh Chhabra.

The Girl On The Train
Releasing on: May 8

The Hindi remake of Tate Taylor’s 2016 thriller The Girl on the Train has Parineeti Chopra in the lead. Helmed by Ribhu Dasgupta, it is a story of an alcoholic divorcee who rides a train every day and idolises a couple as her train passes by their house. But one day she gets involved in the investigation of a missing person.

Laxmmi Bomb
Releasing on: May 22

Choreographer-turned-filmmaker Raghav Lawrence has remade his super-hit Tamil horror comedy Kanchana in Hindi with Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani in the lead. The original film revolves around a couple of vengeful ghosts who haunt an innocent man to get justice for their murders. It is being said that Akshay plays a man who is possessed by the spirit of a transgender and Kiara is his girlfriend in the movie.

Releasing on: Eid 2020

Salman Khan’s next with Prabhudheva titled Radhe might clash with Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb. From the looks of it, Radhe looks like a sequel of Salman’s 2009 release Wanted. Disha Patani will once again be seen opposite Salman after Bharat.

Indoo Ki Jawani
Releasing on: June 5

After Laxmmi Bomb, Kiara Advani will have another release titled Indoo Ki Jawani where she plays a feisty girl from Ghaziabad whose left and right swipes on a dating app results in hilarious chaos. The coming of age comedy marks the Bollywood debut of Bengali writer-filmmaker Abir Sengupta and Aditya Seal plays the male lead in the movie.

Khaali Peeli
Releasing on: June 12


Source: https://indianexpress.com