2019 is looking like quite an exciting year where in the month of January, many different concept films shall be released. The film that we will discuss will be the ones we can have expectations either content wise or commercially. The ending of the previous year had not been too kind for the Bollywood superstars but that did not deter them to prove themselves in this year. It is going to be quite a year for all the Bollywood fans. Why? Let’s see:
1. Kabir Singh
It is a Bollywood remake of the ground breaking film from Telegu cinema ‘Arjun Reddy’. This film would star Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani. The title of the film has been kept keeping the North Indian audiences in mind. Shahid will be seen playing a medical student. The plot is very similar and yet there are some differences.
2. Mardaani 2
Yash Raj banner has recently announced the sequel of Mardani and will be released by the end of 2019. Audiences are quite excited to see Rani Mukherjee again in the role of Inspector Shivani Shivaji Roy.
It has been directed by Nitesh Tiwari who is also the director of India’s highest earning film ‘Dangal’. Shradha Kapoor and Sushant Singh Rajput will be seen as main leads in this film with many promising support cast too. There is not much information about the story of this film but the star cast and the posters are enough to give butterflies.
4. Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga
This upcoming film stars real life father- daughter duo as a family in a film that follows two love stories, decades apart, and the similar situations in both. The theme of this story is based on same gender love story. Apart from Sonam and Anil Kapoor the cast also includes Rajkumar Rao and Juhi Chawla in main roles. The trailer has already received quite a positive response and this film is expected to release in the first week of February.
After the success of Baahubali, Prabhas has a huge fan following throughout the world. This is an action film and it took about 3 years to be completed. It is being called one of the most expensive films of the country with the budget 300 crore. Shradha Kapoor too will be seen opposite Prabhas in the film.
6. Good News
This film will be leaded by Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor Khan along with Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani. According to the reports, this is going to be a comedy film and will be released in the month of July.
7. Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitaare
Directed by Alankrita Srivastav, who has also directed the strong women centric film ‘Lipstick under my burqa’. This too will be a women centric film that will star Konkona Sen, Bhumi Padnekar and sacred games famed Kubra will be seen.
8. Luka Chuppi
Kartik Aryan and Kriti Sanoon will be seen in this romantic comedy, in which a famous TV journalist falls in love with a small town boy. Apart from those two, strong star cast including Aparshakti Khurana, Pankaj Tripathi and Vinay Pathak will be seen in important roles.
9. Saina Nehwal Biopic
One of the most famous player’s story shall be out for the audience to see on the silver screen this year. Shradha Kapoor will be seen playing the role of Saina Nehwal in the film. This movie is being directed by Anmol Gupte who had earlier give hits such as Stanley ka dabba and Hawa Hawai.
This is Akshay Kumar’s much awaited periodic film shall be released in March this year. The story is based on 1897 battle of Saragarhi, where 21 Sikhs fought with 10,000 Afghans. Parineeti Chopra will be seen opposite Akshay Kumar.
As a ritual, Salman Khan is again launching one of his close friend Monish Behl’s daughter Pranutoon Behl. This film is nowhere inspired from the Hollywood film ‘The Notebook’. The genre of this film is romantic drama and has been shot in Kashmir
Ashwini Iyer Tiwar, whose films such as Bareilly ki Barfi and Nil battey sannata have been hit, her next film Panga will be released this year where Kangan Ranaut will be seen playing the role of a kabaddi player along with singer turned actor Jassie Gill and Neena Gupta will be seen in supporting roles.
13. Batla House
John Abraham will be seen in the role of an encounter specialist which is inspiored from the real incident of Batla House. This film will be released on the Independence Day.
There is also anticipation in the audience when it comes to the films of Deepika Padukone, her next film Chapaak is with the film director Meghna Gulzar who has given hits as Raazi and Talvar. Chapaak is based on the life of acid attack survivor and female activist Lakshmi Aggarwal. Vikrant Massey will be seen as the lead with Deepika.
15. Super 30
Hritik Roshan’s much awaited film Super 30, he will be seen playing the character of a mathematics genius who will prepare 30 students for IIT entrance. Before its release the film has fallen in the hands of controversy, Anand Kumar, whose life the film has been based upon, has been facing charges of being fake. After which Hritik declared, rather than seeing this movie as biopic it will be seen as a fictional film. Also, the film director Vikas Behl has faced me too allegations due to which he was removed before the film was completed. It was earlier scheduled to be released on January 25th but due to all the controversies the film will be released late.
16. India’s Most Wanted
After the success of Raid, the director Rajkumar Gupta presents India’s most wanted in 2019. Arjun Kapoor will be seen in the role of an intelligence inspector. This film too shall be the story of the unsung heroes like Raid.
17. Gully Boy
Zoya Akhtar’s next film is based on the theme of underground rap whose story is based on the life of Divine and Nazie. Ranveer Singh will be playing the lead whose ambition is to become a rapper. Along with him, Alia Bhatt will also be seen in the film. Gully boy has already been released in the festivals and will be released in India in the month of February.
18. The Sky is Pink
Priyanka Chopra is making a comeback in Bollywood with this film. Zaira Wasim will be seen as the main lead of the film. This is a biopic film based on the life of Ayesha Chaudhary, who is suffering from a rare immune deficiency disorder. This is expected to be quite an emotionally challenging film.
19. Mangal Mission
Award winning film director R. Balki’s mulita starrer film Mangal Mission will be released this year. The plot has not been revealed but according to the title, it seems the movie will be based on the space mission. There is high expectations from this film.
Film director Ayaan Mukherjee who has made films such as ‘wake up Sid’ and ‘yeh jawani hai deewani’, his dream project Brahmastra will be released by the end of 2019. This is a supoer hero film where Ranbir Kapoor will be seen in the role of a super hero. Alia Bhatt will be seen in the lead opposite to Ranbir Kapoor along with Amitabh Bachchan and Mouni Roy in the crucial roles. It is a triology film.
Ashutosh Govarikar is famous for his periodic films. Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon and Sanjay Dutt will be seen in the lead roles. It will be based on the historical battle: the third battle of Panipat which is counted in the largest running battles of the 18th
22. Made in China
In this film, Rajkumar Rao and Mouni Roy will be seen playing the role of a Gujarati couple. The main plot of the film is how the character of Raghu, played by Rajkumar Rao will grow from a small businessman to a successful man. The shooting of the film has taken place in Gujarat and China.
Sujoy Ghosh with his suspense thriller has revived mystery genre in the hindi film industry. His films might not be a part of the 100 crore club, but definitely has its own set of audience. The plot of his new film will be based on a revenge backdrop. Amitabh Bachchan and Tapsee Punnu will be seen in the lead roles. It has been mainly shot overseas.
24. Zoya Factor
Sonam Kapoor will be seen in this romcom, where her character Zoya will fall in love the Indian cricket team captain. Actor Dulkar Salman will be playing love interest of Sonam Kapoor. It is based on the bestselling book by the same name written by Anuja Chauhan.
25. Gunjan Saxena biopic
Indian Air Force’s first female combat pilot Gunjan Saxena, who was a part of the Kargil War. Jhanvi Kapoor will play her character on the big screen. The film will be released by the end of the year. Angad Bedi will also be seen in an important role.
26. Student of the year 2
There is not much expectation from this film content or acting wise but after the success of its first part this is swaying the interest of the young mainstream audience. Ananya Pandey and Tara Sutarya will be seen debuting in this film with Tiger Shroff.
Vidyut Jamwal’s action packed film will be finally released in 2019. It is made by Hollywood director Chuck Russel who has made films like ‘Mask’ and ‘The Scorpion King’. It is an adventure action film in which Vidyut’s character is seen saving elephants from being hunted. For this film, Vidyut has undertaken the training for 2 years.
28. ABCD 3
There is always great expectations from Remo’s ABCD franchise. ABCD3 will be released in the year 2019. Varun Dhawan and Katrina Kaif will be seen in the main leads. Vrun has been given highest amount of fee of his career in this film. This film shall also be released in 4D.
This film is based on the life of Maratha warrior. Ajay Devgan plays the title role and it is said to be the most expensive film of his career, with a budget of 150 crore rupees. Saif Ali Khan will be playing the role of the villain and Kajol too will be seen in an important character.
30. Sandeep aur Pinky Faraar
After the flop of ‘Namaste London’ the audiences are not sure to watch again the pair of Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra. But there are a little expectations from their next film because it has been directed by Dibakar Banerjee, who had earlier directed films such as ‘Khosla ka Ghosla’, ‘oye lucky oye’ and ‘shanghai’. The plot of this film will show totally opposite characters where Arjun plays the role of a haryanvi police cop and Parineeti plays a Delhi based business woman. It shall be released in March this year.
It is the much awaited film of Salman Khan, it has faced controversies when Priyanka Chopra, just after signing the film, backed off. Bharat is based on a historical backdrop which has been adapted from ‘Ode to my father’. The plot of the film is how the main character of the story is separated from its family and his journey of finding them back. According to the director Ali Abaz Zafar, this Korean film has been Indianised and story will be seen set in the backdrop of India-Pakistan partition. Katrina Kaif will be lead with Salman Khan and Tabu, Disha Patani and Sunil Grover will be seen in the supporting roles.
32. Mental Hai Kya
Kangana Ranaut and Rajkumar Rao will be seen together in this dark comedy. This is all about imperfections and both the characters are said to be very weird and different. It will be released in March. Jimmy Shergil and Nusrat Barucha will also be seen in the film.
33. Kizie aur Manny
It is the Bollywood remake of the successful 2014 hollywood film ‘The Fault in our stars’. Sushant Singh Rajput and debutant Sanjana Sanghi will be seen in the lead roles. The plot of this movie need no introduction as its original film was quite a hit throughout the country.
It is said be the biggest multi starrer film of 2019, where stars such as Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha will be seen together. It is a periodic film which is based in the backdrop of the partition of India. It has been directed by Abhishek Verma who had earlier directed ‘2 states’.
35. Mard ko Dard Nahi Hota
The story of this film is quite different where the main character is shown suffering from con genital disease, due to which he is unable to feel any physical pain. This film has been awarded the People’s Choice Award in the Toronto Film Festival and will be released in India this year. The story of the film is based on the self-styled super hero. Debutant Abhimanyu Desani will be seen in the main role and Pataka film actress Radhika Madan will be seen opposite him. Gulshan Devaiya will be seen playing the negative character in the film.
These were some of our picks for you for the year 2019. If not all, you give a watch to the ones you like. If you have any add ons, do let us know in the comment section