Cinema is what fascinates everybody from child to adult. As the years pass, the trends in the Bollywood change. And with them changes the likes and dislikes of the audience. In the year 2012, many blockbuster movies were released. Some of them even break the previous records. Now this year 2013 is hoped to follow the expectations. With new plot, new casts and the film crew, it is expected that the upcoming movies would be loved by the audience and may get us an Oscar too! With some sequels and some others as the new magic are awaited. Now it is to see whether 2013 also fulfills the expectations or not! Some of the upcoming movies that are expected to do well are:
10. Murder 3:
This Thriller movie is directed by Vishesh Bhatt. The movie casts Randeep Hooda, Aditi Rao Hydari and Mona Lizza. It releases on Feb 15. The budget of the movie is Rs 5 crore. The story of the movie revolves around a couple Vikram, a wild-life photographer and Nisha, a waitress. They move out to house outside the city. This old world house holds many secrets and the story continues with the life of the man who made it and the disappeared girlfriend of Vikram.
9. I, Me aur Main:
This Drama, Directed by Kapil Sharma casts John Abraham, Prachi Desai and Chitrangda Singh. It is a Bollywood romance drama film. It releases on Mar 1. The movie is about a good-looking music director, Ishaan, his girlfriend Anushka and how he takes all the people in his life for granted. And then comes a time when his life falls apart, then comes Gauri who teaches her the meaning of life, the importance of relations. And at some point he has to chose between his love, Gauri and his responsibilities.
This Comedy Based film is directed by Sajid Khan and is expected to release on Mar 29. It has Ajay Devgan and Tamannaah as the leading Actors. The music is provided by Sajid-Wajid. The film is the remake of the movie starring Jeetendra and Sridevi which was released in 1983. Ajay plays the role of an Action Hero. Jeetendra and Akshay Kumar will have a special appearance in the movie.
7. Ek thi Daayan:
It is a Horror Movie that has the release date of April 18. It is directed by Kannan Iyer and casts Emraan Hashmi, Huma Qureshi, Konkana Sen Sharma and Kalki Koechlin. The trailers of the movie have already grabbed the attention of the audience. Even on You-Tube, the trailers had about 50,000 clicks.
6. Shootout at Wadala:
It is a Crime/Thriller movie. It is directed by Sanjay Gupta. The movie casts John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Ronit Roy, Manoj Bajpayee, Tusshar Kapoor, Sonu Sood and Kangna Ranaut. This is a prequel to the movie Shootout at Lokhandwala, released in 2007. The movie is based on the book written by Hussain Zaidi: “Dongri to Dubai”. The film will dramatize the encounter done by Mumbai Police in 1982, which was the first-ever registered encounter and when gangster Manya Surve was shot dead. It has the release date May 1.
5. Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Again:
It is a Crime and Romance based film. It is directed by Milan Luthria. The Casts of the film includes: Akshay Kumar, Imran Khan, Sonakshi Sinha and Sonali Bendre. It is going to be released on Aug 8. It is the sequel of the film ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbai’ which was released in 2010 and was a big hit. Pritam is signed for the music of the movie. Akshay Kumar plays the role of Dawood Ibrahim. The movie is all about the mess created by the love triangle between Akshay, Imraan and Sonakshi.
4. Satyagraha Democracy under Fire:
Under the direction of Prakash Jha this Political Thriller is going to be released on Aug 15. The movie casts Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Manoj Bajpai. It has a budget of Rs. 40 crore. Kareena Kapoor is playing the role of an International Journalist. Amitabh plays a man having firm belief in truth. Ajay plays the role of an ambitious entrepreneur. Manoj is a wily politician in the movie, who uses every means to break the system. The Current situation is the inspiration of the movie. Main shoot location is a small village in Maharashtra, Ralegan Siddhi which is the village of Anna Hazare.
3. Krrish 3:
This movie is a Superhero based movie and is going to be release on Nov 1. Rakesh Roshan is the Director of the movie and the casts include Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut and Vivek Oberoi. It is the third part of the series after Koi.. Mil Gaya and Krrish. The story of Rohit Mehra and Krishna, his son, will be continued in Krrish 3 also. It will be in 3D also. Priyanka is playing the wife of superhero Hrithik. Kanagana is the Super woman while Vivek is the main antagonist of the movie.
2. Gori Tere Pyaar mein:
It is a Romance/Comedy Bollywood film. It is directed by Punit Malhotra and the film has Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor in lead roles. The release date of the movie is Nov 14. Vishal-Shekhar will provide music to the film. Shraddha Kapoor plays the supporting role in the movie. For this film Shahid Kapoor was also approached after Imran Khan backed out due to some problem in script. Sonam Kapoor was approached for this film but she refused to do the movie, so later on Kareena Kapoor was finalized.
Vijay Krishna Acharya is directing the movie Dhoom 3. It is a Bollywood Action Movie. The film casts Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra and Katrina Kaif in the leading roles. The movie is going to be released on Dec 25. It is the third installment of the Dhoom Series. And it is expected to hit the records like the previous parts released. In continuation with the previous parts, Abhishek and Udayare playing the lead roles as police officers while in this movie Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif are playing the main antagonists. Pritam is going to compose the Music for this part also. The stunt scenes in the movie are directed by Stunt Director Olliver Keller. The role of Abhishek’s wife is not in the move this time. The actors prepared themselves for the movie. Katrina took paragliding and singing lessons. Aamir took lessons of ballet, aerobatics and parkour. Abishek lost 9 kilos of extra weight for his role. Now it is to see if their work and passion works for the movie also.
This year, the levels of expectations from Bollywood are higher. Everybody related to the film whether it is the lead actors or the director or anyone; all have put their best efforts and have worked better. But with the rising level of work for the film rises the expectations of the audience. Now it is to see if the results would be satisfactory for both the film-makers and audience or not!