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Part 2: FANTASTIC movies coming up in 2017!

By Joginder Tuteja
Last updated on: January 03, 2017 15:39 IST
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Which one are *you* looking forward to?

We're looking at 52 promising movies coming up for in the next 52 weekends of 2017.

The first part had an amazing line-up.

Here's looking at the concluding part of the special.



Secret Superstar
Release date: August 4

IMAGE: Aamir Khan in Secret Superstar

Zaira Wasim impressed us as the younger Geeta in Dangal.

Now, she will be seen as a teenager in Secret Superstar, the teaser of which is out.

Aamir Khan produces it and puts in special appearance as well.


Release date: August 4

IMAGE: Sanjay Dutt. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/

We saw Sanjay Dutt as a protagonist way back in 2013, in Policegiri.

Now, he will make a comeback with Omung Kumar's Bhoomi.


The Ring
Release date: August 11

IMAGE: Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma in The Ring. Photograph: Shah Rukh Khan/Twitter

The title isn't confirmed yet but Shah Rukh Khan's next film with Anushka Sharma promises to be *beautiful*. After all, it's shot in exotic locations in Prague, Budapest, Amsterdam and Lisbon. Click here to see pictures.

The film has been directed by Imtiaz Ali.


Release date: August 25

IMAGE: Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez on the sets of Reloaded. Photograph: Sidharth Malhotra/Instagram

Sidharth Malhotra pairs up with Jacqueline Fernandez for Reloaded and looks all set to set the screen on fire with their sizzling chemistry.

Directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, the film will have a lot of action. 


Release date: September 15

IMAGE: Kangana Ranaut in Simran. Photograph: Hansal Mehta/Twitter

Kangana Ranaut will be seen in two distinct roles in 2017.

While Rangoon shows off her fiery side, Simran will see her in a playful zone. This is a different set up for director Hansal Mehta as well.


Judwaa 2
Release date: September 29

IMAGE: Taapsee Pannu, Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez. Photograph: Varun Dhawan/Twitter

Varun Dhawan steps into Salman Khan's shoes with the Judwaa sequel.

Directed by his dad David Dhawan, we can expect a lot of laughs from here.


Release date: October 14

IMAGE: Shahid Kapoor in Rangoon

Kangna Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor star in a love triangle called Rangoon, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. Producer Sajid Nadiadwala has indeed put together a unique team here.


Hate Story 4
Release date: October 17

IMAGE: Director Vishal Pandya with Zarine Khan. photograph: Vishal Pandya/Twitter

The Hate Story franchise comes up with its fourth installment and stars Zarine Khan. Directed by Vishal Pandya, let's see what else the erotic thriller has on offer.


Release date: October 18

IMAGE: Rajnikanth and Akshay Kumar on the poster of 2.0

2017's biggest release, 2.0 brings together Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar in a sci-fi directed by Shankar. This is the must-watch kind of film you must see on the big screen.


Release date: October

IMAGE: Ajay Devgn and director Rohit Shetty

Ajay Devgn and director Rohit Shetty get together for the fourth installment of their hit franchise Golmaal.

Parineeti Chopra joins in the fun, which also stars Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade and Kunal Khemmu.


Release date: November 17

IMAGE: Ranveer Singh, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Deepika Padukone . Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

After being Leela and Mastani, Deepika Padukone will now become Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati.

Ranveer Singh returns to romance her, but she also has Shahid Kapoor for company. 


Tumhari Sulu
Release date: December 1

IMAGE: Vidya Balan on the sets of Tumhari Sulu. Photograph: Vidya Balan/Instagram

After being a smash hit RJ in Lage Raho Munnabhai, Vidya Balan returns to the role in Tumhari Sulu.

A light-hearted movie, it is directed by Suresh Triveni.


Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Release date: December 15

IMAGE: Bhumi Pednekar and Akshay Kumar in Toilet - Ek Prem Katha

Like every year, Akshay Kumar will have multiple releases this year as well.

His fourth film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha will see him opposite Bhumi Pednekar.

The comedy film will take on PM Narendra Modi's Swacha Bharat Abhiyan.


Tiger Zinda Hai
Release date: December 22

IMAGE: The poster of Salman Khan's Tiger Zinda Hai

A few months after Tubelight, Salman Khan will return with Tiger Zinda Hai, the sequel to Kabir Khan's Ek Tha Tiger. It will be directed by Sultan director Ali Abbaz Zafar and will co-star Katrina Kaif.


Captain Nawab

IMAGE: Emraan Hashmi on the poster of Captain Nawab.

Emraan Hashmi has a played a series of characters over the years.

Now, with Captain Nawab, he will step in as an army man. Tony D'Souza will direct him once again after Azhar.


Ittefaq remake

IMAGE: Siddharth Malhotra: Hitesh Harisinghani/

Continuing with his unusual choice of roles, Sidharth Malhotra will step into the shoes of Rajesh Khanna in the remake of his thriller, Ittefaq.

Want to read more about the 1969 original? Click Here! 

Indu Sarkar

IMAGE: The poster of Indu Sarkar.

Madhur Bhandarkar ventures into political territory with Indu Sarkar. The film will star Kirti Kulhari, whom we recently saw in PINK.



IMAGE: Arjun Rampal as Daddy.

The teaser looks good and now, one waits to see what Arjun Rampal has on offer in Daddy. The film is reportedly based on Arun Gawli and is directed by Miss Lovely's Ashim Ahulawalia.


Poster Boys

IMAGE: Shreyas Talpade, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol. Photograph: Sunny Deol/Twitter

Sunny and Bobby Deol get together in a laugh-riot set in the interiors. The film will mark Shreyas Talpade's directorial debut.

Incidentally, it is a remake of Talpade's hit Marathi production called Poshter Boys.


Veere Di Wedding

IMAGE: Kareena Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor. Photograph: Rhea Kapoor/Instagram

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor come together in a fun film, directed by Sonam's Khoobsurat director Shashanka Ghosh.


Luv Ranjan's next with Kartik Aryan and Nushrat Barucha

IMAGE:  Kartik Aryan, Nushrat Barucha and Sunny Singh at the mahurat of Luv Ranjan's untitled film. Photograph: Kartik Aaryan/Instagram

Kartik Aryan, Nushrat Barucha and Sunny Singh get together for Luv Ranjan's yet-untitled film.

The trio was quite good in the Pyaar Ka Punchnama movies and one waits to see what they will offer in the next film.


Aksar 2

IMAGE: Gautam Rhode, Zarine Khan and producer Chirag Bajaj. Photograph: Zarine Khan/Instagram

A decade after 2006's Aksar, director Ananth Mahadevan returns with its second installment.

Zarine Khan replaces Udita Goswami as the leading lady and she's ready to turn up the heat all over again.


Bhavesh Joshi

IMAGE: Harshvardhan Kapoor on the sets of Bhavesh Joshi. Photograph: Harshavardhan Kapoor/Instagram

Harshvardhan Kapoor started his career with an unusual film, and he continues in that vein. His next film Bhavesh Joshi will see him as a vigilante. It will be directed by Lootera's Vikramaditya Motwane.



IMAGE: Sridevi in Mom. Photograph: Sridevi Kapoor/Instagram

Srivedi took another sabbatical after 2012's English Vinglish. Now, she will be seen in Mom, directed by Ravi Udyawar and produced by her husband Boney Kapoor.

The film will also star Akshaye Khanna and Nawazuddin Siddique.


Fukrey 2

IMAGE: Mahurat of Fukrey 2. Photograph: Varun Sharma/Twitter

Mrighdeep Singh Lamba's Fukrey was the surprise success of 2013.

Four years later, the team -- Pulkit Samrat, Ali Fazal, Richa Chadha and Varun Sharma -- return with its sequel.

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