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    Posted on 30 Dec 2015

    25 Bollywood Movies You Should Be Really Excited About In 2016


    1. Fitoor

    UTV Motion Pictures
    UTV Motion Pictures
    UTV Motion Pictures

    Cast: Katrina Kaif, Aditya Roy Kapur, Tabu.

    Directed by Abhishek Kapoor, this film is a desi adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations.

    2. Kapoor and Sons Since 1921

    Karan Johar / Via Twitter

    Cast: Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan, Sidharth Malhotra, Rishi Kapoor

    Directed by Shakun Batra, the romantic film will see Malhotra and Khan playing brothers.

    3. Udta Punjab

    Cast: Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh.

    Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, this movie deals with the problem of drug trafficking in Punjab.

    4. Raees

    Excel Entertainment

    Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

    Directed by Rahul Dholakia, the film is about a crafty bootlegger (played by SRK) who operates in 1980s' Gujarat.

    5. Rangoon

    Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan.

    Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, the period drama is set against the backdrop of World War II. Bharadwaj claims that the film will have shades of Saving Private Ryan and Casablanca.

    6. Sultan

    Cast: Salman Khan.

    Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film revolves around Haryana's wrestling champion Sultan Ali Khan (played by Salman).

    7. Fan

    Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Waluscha D'Sousa.

    Directed by Maneesh Sharma, the film is about Shah Rukh Khan playing his own die-hard fan.

    8. Jai Gangaajal

    Cast: Priyanka Chopra, Prakash Jha, Manav Kaul.

    Directed by Prakash Jha, the film throws light on the issue of farmers' suicides in India and the role police, politicians and society play in the same.

    9. Dangal

    Cast: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar.

    Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the film is a biopic based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Phogat, who quit his job to train his daughters Geeta and Babita Phogat for the Commonwealth Games.

    10. Airlift

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur.

    Directed by Raju Menon, the film is the story of Ranjit Katyal (played by Akshay Kumar), a Kuwait-based businessman who played a crucial role in helping the Government of India evacuate Indians from Kuwait during the Iraq-Kuwait war.

    11. Mohenjo Daro

    Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Pooja Hegde, Kabir Bedi.

    Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, the period drama is set in the ancient Indus Valley civilisation.

    12. Befikre

    Yash Raj Films
    Yash Raj Films

    Cast: Ranveer Singh, Vaani Kapoor.

    Directed by Aditya Chopra, this film is a light-hearted comedy.

    13. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

    Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Fawad Khan.

    Directed by Karan Johar, the film is allegedly a remake of the 1977 movie Doosra Aadmi .

    14. Neerja

    Cast: Sonam Kapoor, Shekhar Ravijiani.

    Directed by Ram Madhvani, the movie is a biopic based on the life of late PanAm flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, who lost her life in 1986 while saving passengers from terrorists in a hijacked plane.

    15. Te3n

    Cast: Vidya Balan, Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

    Directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, the film is a thriller.

    16. Baar Baar Dekho

    GQ India

    Cast: Katrina Kaif, Sidharth Malhotra.

    Directed by Nitya Mehra, the film is a love-story that travels through time.

    17. Wazir

    Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Amitabh Bachchan, Aditi Rao Hydari, John Abraham.

    Directed by Bejoy Nambiar, the film is about an ATS officer who teams up with his crippled mentor to defeat a menacing opponent.

    18. Sarabjit

    Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Randeep Hooda, Richa Chadha.

    Directed by Omung Kumar, the film is a biopic based on the lives of Sarabjit Singh (played by Hooda), the late Indian national convicted in a Pakistani court of terrorism and spying, and his sister Dalbir Kaur (played by Bachchan).

    19. The untitled Gauri Shinde film

    Cast: Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan.

    Directed by Gauri Shinde, the film is not a typical romance.

    20. Jagga Jasoos

    Cast: Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor.

    Directed by Anurag Basu, the film is a musical about a detective who is in search of his missing father.

    21. Ki & Ka

    Cast: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Arjun Kapoor.

    Directed by R Balki, the film looks at gender-role reversal where the woman of the house is the breadwinner while the man is a stay-at-home husband.

    22. Rock On 2


    Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Prachi Desai.

    Directed by Shujaat Saudagar, the film is a sequel to the 2008 movie Rock On!!.

    23. Dhoni: The Untold Story

    Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani.

    Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the film is a biopic based on the life of Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

    24. Dishoom


    Cast: John Abraham, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez.

    Directed by Rohit Dhawan, this film is action-packed and Dhawan reportedly plays a sharp-shooter.

    25. Housefull 3

    Via Twitter: @BachchanJrFC

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandez, Riteish Deshmukh, Lisa Haydon, Abhishek Bachchan, Nargis Fakhri.

    Directed by Farhad-Sajid, this movie is the third instalment of the comedy franchise Housefull.

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