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Hindi Movies to watch out for in 2020

Last updated on: January 03, 2020 14:09 IST
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As much as Rs 4,300 crore (rs 43 billion) was generated by 2019 movie releases.

But 2020 is all set to be bigger and better!

Joginder Tuteja brings us the big releases coming up this year.


Tanhaji - The Unsung Warrior
Release Date: January 10

Ajay Devgn serves up a historical with Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.

Wife Kajol plays his onscreen wife while Saif Ali Khan doubles up as the antagonist.

Tanhaji has been directed by first-timer Om Raut.


Release Date: January 10

Photograph: Kind courtesy Deepika Padukone/Instagram

Deepika Padukone is all set to make you cry with Chhapaak.

Directed by Meghna Gulzar, it is based on acid attack survivor Laxmi Aggarwal's life.

The film co-stars Vikrant Massey, and carries a good buzz.


Street Dancer 3D
Release Date: January 24

The movie could well have been titled ABCD 3 as the third installment of the hit franchise sees Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor and Prabhudeva return for an encore.

Directed by Remo D'Souza, the film promises a lot of hard core dance.


Release Date: January 31

Directed by Hansal Mehta, Chhalaang is a social comedy starring Rajkummar Rao, Nushrat Bharucha and Zeishan Ayyub.


Release Date: February 21

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rajkummar Rao /Instagram

Rajkummar Rao, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Aditya Roy Kapur, Abhishek Bachchan, Sanya Malhotra and Pankaj Tripathi come together in Anurag Basu's yet-untitled film.


Baaghi 3
Release Date: March 6

Photograph: Kind courtesy Tiger Shroff/Instagram

The third installment in the hit Baaghi series is set to be even bigger.

Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor reunite for this Ahmed Khan direction, produced by Sajid Nadiadwala.


Release Date: March 27

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rohit Shetty/Instagram

With Akshay Kumar playing cop for Director Rohit Shetty for the first time, nothing less than fireworks is expected. Katrina Kaif joins the action.


Release Date: April 10

Ranveer Singh steps into Kapil Dev's shoes to document India's historic World Cup win in 1983.

Deepika Padukone plays Ranveer's onscreen wife.

Directed by Kabir Khan, '83 is expected to have all the ingredients of cricket, action, drama, thrill and emotion.


Gulabo Sitabo
Release Date: April 17

Shoojit Sircar's film is set in Lucknow and stars Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana.


Release Date: April 24

Rummy Jafry's action-packed thriller Chehre stars Amitabh Bachchan, Emraan Hashmi, Rhea Chakraborty, Siddhanth Kapoor and Krystle D'Souza.


Coolie No 1
Release Date: May 1

David Dhawan remakes his classic with son Varun Dhawan taking over the Govinda role. Sara Ali Khan replaces Karisma Kapoor.


Release Date: May 2020

Photograph: Kind courtesy Ayan Mukerji/Instagram

Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra has been long delayed, and one hopes it will release in the summer of 2020.

This will be Ranbir Kapoor's first film after the blockbuster Sanju.

The film co-stars Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan and Nagarjuna.


Release Date: May 22

Photograph: Kind courtesy Salman Khan/Instagram

Inshallah may have been shelved, but Salman Khan is not letting go of his Eid release date anytime soon.

So we get to see him in Radhe with his Dabangg 3 Director Prabhudeva.

Randeep Hooda and Salman's Bharat co-star Disha Patani join the cast.


Laxmmi Bomb
Release Date: May 22

Photograph: Kind courtesy Akshay Kumar/Instagram

Laxmmi Bomb is a remake of the 2011 Tamil blockbuster Muni 2: Kanchana, where a man's body is taken over by the spirit of a transgender.

Directed by Raghava Lawrence, the film stars Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani.

It will release on Eid along with Salman's Radhe.


Release Date: Summer of 2020

Photograph: Kind courtesy Abhimanyu Dassani/Instagram

Shilpa Shetty makes a comeback to the movies after 13 years with Sabbir Khan's Nikamma.

The film co-stars Abhimanyu Dassani and debutante Shirley Setia.


Sadak 2
Release Date: July 10

Photograph: Kind courtesy Pooja Bhatt/Instagram

Eighteen years after Sadak became a hit, Mahesh Bhatt comes out of retirement to direct its sequel.

Starring Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur and Jisshu Sen Gupta, the story reportedly takes off from where the original left off.


Release Date: July 30

Baahubali S S Rajamouli is ready with his trilingual, RRR, with Ajay Devgn and Alia Bhatt joining the cast of NTR Jr and Ram Charan.

It's a period action drama with a touch of Hollywood.


Release Date: July 31

In Shamshera, Ranbir Kapoor plays a bandit. The action drama, which co-stars Sanjay Dutt, is directed by Karan Malhotra.


Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2
Release Date: July 31

Akshay Kumar's 2007 horror film Bhool Bhulaiyaa will be recreated in Anees Bazmee's version starring Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu.


Bhuj - The Pride of India
Release Date: August 14

In Abhishek Dudhaiya's Bhuj: The Pride of India, Ajay Devgn play Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik, who was in charge of Bhuj airport during the 1971 War.


Release Date: August 28

Photograph: Kind courtesy Shahid Kapoor/Instagram

After Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor features in yet another Telugu remake.

He plays an ex-cricketer who returns to the sport for the sake of his son.


Release Date: Diwali 2020

The Akshay Kumar film festival continues, as he plans to release his ambitious historical Prithiviraj on Diwali.

The Yash Raj Films production is directed by Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi.


Jayeshbhai Jordaar
Release Date: 2020

Photograph: Kind courtesy Ranveer Singh/Instagram

After '83, Ranveer Singh will be seen in a fun avatar in Jayeshbhai Jordaar.

The humorous entertainer set in Gujarat is directed by debutant Divyaang Thakkar and produced by Yash Raj Films.


Sardar Udham Singh
Release Date: October 2

Shoojit Sircar directs Vicky Kaushal in the period film based on the revolutionary freedom fighter.


Satyameva Jayate 2
Release Date: October 2

Photograph: Kind courtesy John Abraham/Instagram

After the first film became a hit, John Abraham, Director Milap Zaveri and Producer Nikkhil Advani are back with a sequel Satyameva Jayate 2 on the Gandhi Jayanti weekend.

Expect non-stop masala action drama.


Release Date: November 27

Ajay Devgn plays a football coach in his third release of the year. A period sports drama, the film is directed by Amit Sharma of Badhaai Ho fame.

The film marks National Award-winning actress Keerthy Suresh's Bollywood debut.


Laal Singh Chaddha
Release Date: December 25

Photograph: Kind courtesy Aamir Khan/Instagram

Laal Singh Chaddha is expected to wipe away the memories of Thugs of Hindostan. An official remake of the Tom Hanks-starrer Forrest Gump, the film is directed by Secret Superstar Director Advait Chandan.


Bachchan Pandey
Release Date: December 25

Photograph: Kind courtesy Akshay Kumar/Instagram

Just like 2019, Akshay wraps up 2020 as well.

Bachchan Pandey is a masala movie, which reunites the star with his Housefull 4 team of Producer Sajid Nadiadwala and Director Farhad Samji.

It is reportedly a remake of the 2014 film Veeram.


Release Date: To be announced

Photograph: Kind courtesy Amitabh Bachchan/Instagram

Sairat Director Nagraj Manjule directs Amitabh Bachchan in Jhund.

Based on the life of Vijay Barse, the founder of NGO Slum Soccer, the film includes Sairat actors Akash Thosar and Rinku Rajguru in its cast.

Joginder Tuteja is a film critic, trade expert and an influencer. Joginder can be contacted at

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