[dropcap size=small]D[/dropcap]on’t waste your time looking anywhere else for them! We at Crizic have already listed out all the upcoming Bollywood movies in 2015. All the release dates are subject to change. Here are the Bollywood movies releasing in 2015 with their unique selling propositions.
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy – April 3, 2015:
Director: Dibakar Banerjee
Produced By: Banerjee and Aditya Chopra
Based on the fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi created by the Bengaliwriter Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, the film stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari and Swastika Mukherjee in principal roles.
USP: ‘Different’ take on the detective fiction genre.
Dharam Sankat Mein – April 10, 2015:
Director: Fuwad Khan
Produced By: Shariq Patel, Sajjad Chunawala
The film stars Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin Shah, and Annu Kapoor in lead roles. It is an official remake of the 2010 British comedy film titled The Infidel.
USP: The legendary trio of Rawal, Shah and Kapoor; Social satire.
Mr. X – April 17,2015:
Director: Vikram Bhatt
Produced By: Mukesh Bhatt
The film stars Emraan Hashmi and Amyra Dastur and is loosely based on Kevin Bacon-starrer, Hollow Man. It will be released in both 2D as well as in 3D formats.
USP: Invisible Dude, Emraan Khan doing his usual things in Bhatt camp movies.
Gabbar – May 1, 2015:
Produced By: Bhansali Productions
Featuring Akshay Kumar in the title role, the film is a remake of 2002 Tamil film Ramanaa. Shruti Haasan, Prakash Raj, Sonu Sood and Nikitin Dheer will appear in supporting roles.
USP: Expected to be a masala drama, with titular character against corruption; Regular Akshay Kumar stuff.
Kuch Kuch Locha Hai – May 8, 2015:
Director: Devang Dholakia
Produced By: Mukesh Purohit
Kuch Kuch Locha Hai is a Bollywood Comedy movie directed by Devang Dholakia starring Sunny Leone,Ram Kapoor, Evelyn Sharma and Navdeep Chabbra in lead roles.
USP: Sunny Leone. Well yeah, that is pretty much it.
Piku – May 8, 2015:
Director: Shoojit Sircar
Produced By: Ronnie Lahiri
The film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone and deals with a father-daughter relationship. Irrfan Khan, Moushumi Chatterjee and Jishu Sengupta portray supporting roles.
USP: Amazing starcast; radical storyline.
Bombay Velvet – May 15, 2015:
Director: Anurag Kashyap
Produced By: Fox Star Studios
The film tells the story of a boxer, Johnny Balraj, and an aspiring jazz singer, Rosie, and how their hopes and dreams collide with their individual realities. It stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar in lead roles with Kay Kay Menon, Manish Choudhary, Raveena Tandon and Siddharth Basu appearing in supporting roles.
USP: Set in the 60s; Ranbir Kapoor.
Tanu Weds Manu Returns – May 29, 2015
Director: Anand L. Rai
Produced By: Kishore Lulla and Anand L. Rai
A sequel to the successful 2011 film, it stars Kangana Ranaut and R. Madhavan reprising their characters from the original.
USP: Kangana Ranaut.
Welcome Back – May 29, 2015
Director: Anees Bazmee
Produced By: Anees Bazmee
It is a sequel to the 2007 comedy Welcome, and features an ensemble cast that includes Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor reprising their roles respectively from the prequel, along with Paresh Rawa, John Abraham and Shruti Haasan.
USP: Great starcast; had a successful prequel.
Dil Dhadakne Do – June 5, 2015
Director: Zoya Akhtar
Produced By: Ritesh Sidhwani
The film features an ensemble cast including Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Farhan Akhtar and Anushka Sharma, revolving around a dysfunctional Punjabi family on a cruise trip.
USP: Amazing starcast; nice cinematography and story expected.
Hamari Adhuri Kahani – June 12, 2015
Director: Mohit Suri
Produced By: Mahesh Bhatt
The film stars Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan and Rajkummar Rao in principal roles.
USP: Vidya Balan.
ABCD 2 – June 19, 2015
Director: Remo D’Souza
Produced By: Siddarth Roy Kapur and UTV Motion Pictures
Movie is the sequel to the 2013’s ABCD: Any Body Can Dance. It stars Varun Dhawan, Allu Arjun, Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhu Deva, Lauren Gottlieb, Raghav Juyal and Dharmesh Yelande. Prabhu Dheva will be seen in a negative role in this film.
USP: Dance Flick.
All Is Well – July 3, 2015
All Is Well is an upcoming Bollywood romantic family drama film starring Abhishek Bachchan and Asin in lead roles.
USP: Not much is known about this flick, but Asin and Abhishek Bachchan’s fresh pair anyway.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan – July 17, 2015
Director: Kabir Khan
Produced By: Salman Khan, Rockline Venkatesh and Rajessh Bhat
It features Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiquiin lead roles.
Brothers – August 14, 2015
Director: Karan Malhotra
Produced By: Karan Johar
The film is an official remake of the 2011 Hollywood film Warrior. It stars Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez in lead roles and also features Jackie Shroff in a pivotal role.
USP: The Hollywood one was amazing.
Phantom – August 28, 2015
It stars Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif in leading roles.
USP: Katrina Kaif, Action.
Shaandaar – September 4, 2015
Director: Vikas Bahl
Produced By: Vikas Bahl and Karan Johar
It stars Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in lead roles, with Pankaj Kapur and Sanjay Kapoor in supporting roles.
USP: India’s first ‘Destination Wedding’ film.
Katti Batti – September 18, 2015
Director: Nikhil Advani
Produced By: Siddharth Roy Kapur
The film will star Kangana Ranaut and Imran Khan in the lead roles.
USP: Fresh pair of Kangana and Imran.
Rocky Handsome – October 2, 2015
Director: Nishikant Kamat
Producer: John Abraham
Rocky Handsome is an upcoming 2015 Hindi action-thriller film film directed by Nishikant Kamat. It features John Abraham and Shruti Haasan in the lead roles. It is a loose adaptation of the 2010 Korean film The Man from Nowhere.
USP: Great story expected.
Singh Is Bling – October 2, 2015
Director: Prabhu Deva
Produced By: Ashvini Yardi
The film features Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta and Amy Jackson in lead roles. Expected to start filming in April 2015, Singh is Bling is currently expected to release on 2nd October 2015.
USP: Akshay Kumar.
Jazbaa – October 9, 2015
Director: Sanjay Gupta
Produced By: Essel Vision Productions Pvt. Ltd. and White Feather Films
It stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead role, with Irrfan Khan, Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher in supporting roles.
USP: Aishwarya Rai’s comeback flick.
M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story – October 22, 2015
Director: Neeraj Pandey
Produced By: Rhiti Sports Management, Inspired Entertainment and Adarsh Telemedia.
The film tells the story of cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, played by Sushant Singh Rajput.
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo – November 11, 2015
Director: Sooraj Barjatya
Produced By: Rajshri Productions
Movie stars Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor in lead roles, with Neil Nitin Mukeshand Swara Bhaskar in supporting roles.
USP: BHAI AGAIN!
Ghayal Once Again – November 13, 2015
Director: Sunny Deol
Produced By: Dharmendra
Ghayal Once Again (previously titled as Ghayal Returns) is an upcoming Indian action drama film directed by Sunny Deol himself and produced by Dharmendra. It is the sequel to 1990 super-hit film Ghayal.
USP: Sequel of an action classic, Sunny Deol in his comfort sphere.
Jagga Jasoos – No fixed date
Director: Anurag Basu
Produced By: Anurag Basu and Ranbir Kapoor
Jagga Jasoos is an upcoming Indian film directed by Anurag Basu, and produced by Basu and Ranbir Kapoor. The film features Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Govinda in lead roles, and tells the story of a teenage detective in search of his missing father.
USP: Another ‘Different’ take on detective fiction genre.
Hera Pheri 3 – December 18, 2015
Director: Neeraj Vora
Produced By: Feroz Nadiadwala
Sunil Shetty and Paresh Rawal will reprise their roles from previous films as Shyam and Baburao respectively. Reportedly Akshay Kumar has been replaced with actor John Abraham in this film. Actors Abhishek Bachchan and Kader Khan are the new additions in this film.
USP: Revival of a classic Bollywood franchise; Kader Khan and Paresh Rawal.
Raees – No Fixed Date.
Produced By: Ritesh Sidhwani
Wazir – No Fixed Date.
Produced By: Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Aquib Khan and Rajkumar Hirani