Here’s Why 2017 Is Going To Be The Best Year For Bollywood Buffs

2017 is going be an exciting year for Bollywood buffs as we have movies of all the top actors releasing this year. SRK, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, and Ranveer Singh all have at least one movie releasing this year, which is such a treat for movie lovers. Let’s have a look the exciting movie line-up this year.

 

January 2017

The first month of the year we see a clash of the titans where King Khan brings his much-awaited project, Raees on the same day as Hrithik Roshan’s romantic thriller, Kaabil. In Raees, SRK once again plays the role of a gangster after Don. In an online poll, SRK was voted the best-looking actor in a black pathani and I couldn’t agree less with the popular opinion. The lean and fit SRK totally nails the ruthless, rowdy gangster look. Hrithik, on the other hand, plays a visually impaired man seeking revenge for the death of his beloved. Kaabil’s promo has created quite a buzz while Roshan Jr.’s fans cannot wait to kick-start the year with their favourite actor.

I don’t know if it’s just me who has no idea of Vidya Balan’s next movie Begum Jaan. The movie is based on a historical drama dealing with the lives of three prostitutes. Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor starrer OK Jaanu is a love story directed by Saathiya fame director, Shaad Ali. Shraddha and Aditya created waves in the industry with their sizzling chemistry in Aashiqui 2. Let’s see if this good-looking couple manages to recreate history.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Begum Jaan 06-January Vidya Balan, Pallavi Sharda, Gauhar Khan
OK Jaanu 13- January Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah
Raees 25- January Shah Rukh Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Kaabil 25- January Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam, Ronit Roy

 

February 2017

Of the movies scheduled for a February release, the interesting trio movie Rangoon is what has my attention. Directed by Vishal Bharadwaj, Rangoon is a period film set in the time of World War 2. Tapsee Pannu’s next project has quite an interesting name, Runningshaadi.com. This rom-com is about two people who run a website that helps lovers to elope for marriage. Meanwhile, Akshay Kumar comes with yet another comedy with Jolly LLB 2 wherein he plays a lawyer.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Runningshaadi.com 03-February Amit Sadh , Taapsee Pannu, Arsh Bajwa
Jolly LLB 2 10- February Akshay Kumar and Huma Qureshi
Rangoon 24- February Kangana Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor
Aa Gaya Hero 24- February Govinda and Ashutosh Rana

 

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March 2017

March is the month of sequels as we have three releases that are installments of their predecessors. First up is action film Commando 2, starring the franchise’s original hero Vidyut Jamwal with a new heroine, Adah Sharma. Next is Badrinath Ki Dulhania, which is the second part of the 2014 hit movie, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt looked great in the original movie, hopefully they will manage to look fabulous in the second part too. Sarkar series is one of Ram Gopal Verma’s most successful projects. Political thriller Sarkar 3 will once again have Amitabh Bachchan playing the ambitious and intimidating politician, Subhash Nagre.

March also has two small budget films releasing one of which is Anushka Sharma’s second venture as producer, Phillauri.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Commando 2 03-March Vidyut Jamwal and Adah Sharma
Badrinath Ki Dulhania 10- March Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt
Sarkar 3 17- March Amitabh Bachchan, Jackie Shroff and

Manoj Bajpayee

Phillauri 24- March Anushka Sharma and Diljit Dosanjh
Naam Shabana 31- March Taapsee Pannu and Akshay Kumar

 

April 2017

Hopefully, the much delayed Jagga Jasoos may finally see the light of the day in 2017. Ranbir and Katrina were in news in 2016 for their alleged break-up, which is said to have affected the shoot and promotion of Jagga Jasoos. Stand-up comedian, Kanan Gill makes his movie debut in the Sonakshi Sinha starrer, Noor. Noor is a rom-com that traces the life of a journalist in Mumbai.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Jagga Jasoos 07-April Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif
Sachin A Billion Dreams 14- April Sachin Tendulkar
Noor 21- April Sonakshi Sinha, Kanan Gill, and Purab Kohli
Kaalakaandi 21- April Saif Ali Khan and Sobhita Dhulipala
Baahubali: The Conclusion 28- April Prabhas and Tamannaah Bhatia

 

May 2017

May sees only two movie releases with two fresh pairings. Powerful performers, Ayushmann Khurana and Parineeti Chopra come together for the first time in the romantic drama, Meri Pyaari Bindu. Similarly, Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor also will be paired opposite each other for the first time in Half-Girlfriend that is based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel of the same name.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Meri Pyaari Bindu 12-May Ayushmann Khurana and Parineeti Chopra
Half Girlfriend 19-May Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor

 

June 2017

With an unconventional title, Toilet – Ek Prem Katha, this Akshay Kumar starrer is a comedy shedding light on the unhygienic conditions in rural areas. Meanwhile, Salman Khan’s first 2017 release, Tubelight will have the actor opposite Chinese actress, Zhu Zhu.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Toilet – Ek Prem Katha 02-June Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar
Raabta 09-June Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon
Tubelight 23-June Salman Khan, Zhu Zhu and Sohail Khan

 

July 2017

Tiger Shroff starrer Munna Micheal will have him playing a slum boy who worships pop star Micheal Jackson. We already know how big a fan Tiger is of Micheal in real life and this role seems to be written especially for him to pay a tribute to the pop star. Playing a titular role and carrying a film on your shoulder is not an easy task. But Shraddha Kapoor has decided to take up this challenge as she will be seen as terrorist Dawood Ibrahim’s sister, Haseena Parker in the movie Haseena. Meanwhile, Arjun Kapoor will be acting with his uncle Anil Kapoor for the first time in the romantic drama, Mubarakan which also stars Ileana D’Cruz and Athiya Shetty.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Munna Micheal 07-July Tiger Shroff, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Nidhhi Agarwal
Chef 14-July Saif Ali Khan
Haseena 14-July Shraddha Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, and Siddhanth Kapoor
Bareilly Ki Barfi 21-July Ayushmann Khurrana, Rajkummar Rao and Kriti Sanon
Mubarakan 28-July Arjun Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz, Athiya Shetty

 

August 2017

Sanjay Dutt’s comeback movie Bhoomi is directed by Mary Kom fame director, Omung Kumar and is supposed to be a sensitive drama dealing with the relationship between a father and daughter. No, the movie The Ring is not a horror movie but is a sweet romantic drama by Imtiaz Ali starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma. Bang Bang’s sequel, Reloaded has a new hero, Siddharth Malhotra and a new heroine, Jacqueline Fernandez. Unlike Bang Bang which was inspired by the Hollywood film Knight and Day, Reloded’s story is developed by its directors, Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Bhoomi 04- August Sanjay Dutt
The Ring 11- August Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma
Crack 15- August Akshay Kumar
Reloaded 25- August Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez

 

September 2017

September will see major releases at the start and end of the month. Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi will once again come together in action thriller, Baadshaho while Varun will carry on his father’s legacy by starring in Judwaa 2 along with Tapsee Pannu and Jacqueline Fernandez.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Baadshaho 01- September Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi
Judwaa 2 29- September Varun Dhawan, Tapsee Pannu and Jacqueline Fernandez

 

October 2017

October will have three big movies, Aankhen 2, Robot 2.0 and Golmaal Again trying to cash on the festival of Diwali. Aankhen 2 starring Amitabh Bachchan will also be dealing with blind men like its predecessor. Golmaal franchise returns with its fourth installment and a new member, Parineeti Chopra. However, the movie I am looking forward to the most is South’s megastar Rajnikanth’s Robot 2.0 that will be having Akshay Kumar in a negative role.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Aankhen 2 19- October Amitabh Bachchan, Arshad Warsi, Anil Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Ileana D’Cruz
Robot 2.0 19- October Rajnikanth, Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson
Golmaal Again 19- October Ajay Devgn, Tusshar Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra

 

November 2017

Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor starrer will have November to itself as it will be the only release that month.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Padmavati 17- November Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor

 

December 2017

And we will be concluding 2017, the way we started it i.e. with a Vidya Balan release. Tumhari Sulu will have Vidya playing a radio jockey for the second time after Lage Raho Munnabhai. December’s big release is Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hain, which is the sequel of the 2012 blockbuster, Ek Tha Tiger.

Movie        Release Date Starring
Tumhari Sulu 01- December Vidya Balan
Tiger Zinda Hai 22- December Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif

 

 

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