With theatres shut, releases suspended and shootings halted amidst the nationwide lockdown, the Bollywood industry is now gradually getting back on its feet. The audience is excited about the upcoming releases and so are the actors. Here are a few Upcoming Bollywood movies that are likely to release in 2021 and look exciting and promising at the same time.
Bachchan Pandey is likely to release in the first half of 2021. Kriti Sanon and Akshay Kumar will be sharing the screen in this film. This duo was previously seen together in Houseful 4. Bachchan Pandey is a masala-action film directed by Farhad Samji. Akshay Kumar’s avatar in the film is very unique and he has never played such a role before.
Directed by Anand L. Rai, Atrangi Re is a romantic cross-cultural love story that is likely to release somewhere in the first few months of 2021. Sara Ali Khan will be playing a dual role opposite Dhanush and Akshay Kumar. This film will be shot majorly in three locations - Delhi, Mumbai, and Madurai. If everything goes as planned, the shooting will resume in October and will be wrapped up by the end of this year.
Badshah of Bollywood - Shahrukh Khan, was last seen on the Silver Screen in 2018 alongside Anushka Sharma in Zero. He is all set to make his come back with Pathan opposite Deepika Padukone. This film will be filled with action-packed sequences and is a part of Aditya Chopra’s YRF Project 50. This film is directed by Siddharth Anand. This would be Deepika Padukone and Sharukh Khan’s fourth film together after Om Shanti Om, Happy New Year, and Chennai Express.
Bell Bottom is a multi-starred movie with Vaani Kapoor, Lara Dutta, Huma Qureshi, and Akshay Kumar in the lead roles. Directed by Ranjit M Tiwari, this film is a spy thriller. Bell Bottom is based on true events that took place in the 1980s. It is the first movie that started shooting amidst this pandemic. The cast and crew are all currently in Scotland and the first schedule of the shoot is almost over. The film is supposed to finish its shooting by mid-October this year and is all set to release next year.
Varun Dhawan’s Mr. Lele is produced by Dharma Productions. This film is most likely to release in 2021 if the shooting wraps up on time. The film poster showcases Varun Dhawan wearing boxers and an orange fanny pack. Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor will be starring alongside Varun Dhawan. This movie is directed by Shashank Khaitan, who has previously collaborated with Varun for Humpty Sharma ki Dulhaniya and Badrinath ki Dulhaniya. The shooting for this movie was halted in March but is set to resume soon.
After two back to back films - War and Super 30 in 2019, Hrithik Roshan is all set to appear in Krrish 4. Directed by Rakesh Roshan, this franchise kickstarted in 2003 with Koi Mil Gaya. This fourth part will bring back alien Jaadu. Krrish 4 was supposed to release this year itself but has been pushed to the first month of 2021 owing to the pandemic.
As usual, Akshay Kumar’s schedule is jam-packed and he has a list of movies lined up to release in 2021. Raksha Bandhan is another such movie. ‘Akki’ dedicated this movie to his sister Alka. Raksha Bandhan revolves around one of the most special bonds in the world - that of a brother and a sister. This movie is directed by Anand L. Rai and written by Himanshu Sharma and is all set to release next year.