India’s Bollywood film industry today is a billion dollar industry with nine Bollywood movies collecting more than hundred crores each in 2013..But the cash festival bonanza didn’t stop there as Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3,has taken Bollywood film business to new heights with a collection of more than three hundred and fifty crores in a few weeks of it’s release in the month of December,2013..
With so many Bollywood movies doing so well at the box office,in the last couple of years,the whole of Bollywood film industry is now geared up for a scintillating 2014 with many more new releases to come…
Although there are several major movies lined up for release in 2014,the following ten Bollywood movies,according to Bollywood trade analysts,are expected to be sure shot winners at the box office..
10. Shadi Ke Side Effects
Produced by Pritish Nandy Communication and Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Films, Shhadi Ke Side Effects is a sequel to Pritish Nandy communications 2006 hit film Pyar Ke Side Effects..
Saket Chaudhary,the director of Pyar Ke Side Effects is directing Shaadi Ke Sife Effects too which is a romantic comedy starring an extremely talented Farhan Akthar and an equally talented Vidya Balan in lead roles..
Shaadi Ke Side Effects is scheduled for a release on the 14th of February, 2014 which also happens to be the Valentine’s day..The trailer of the film is already going viral on the web and is getting some encouraging reviews..
Please click here to watch the official trailer of Shadi Ke Side Effects
9. Hasee Toh Phasee
Being directed by Vinil Mathew and produced by Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap,Hasee Toh Phasee is a funny triangle love story that tells us about a few frivolous incidents that took place,for exactly seven years and seven days,in the lives of Siddarth Malhotra,Parineeti Chopra and Aditi Sharma..
Since the story requires fresh faces,Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap had to struggle hard for months and audition several artistes before choosing to finalize the handsome Siddarth Malhotra and the vivacious Parineeti Chopra for the lead roles..
Music for Hasee Toh Phasee is by Vishal-Shekhar and the songs are already doing well in the market today..The official trailer is released and is going crazy on the web..The movie is scheduled for release on the 7th,February, 2014..
Please click here to watch the official trailer of Hasee Toh Phasee
8. Mary Kom
With the biopic of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag doing well at the box office,director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has decided to do a biopic on the life of Indian boxer and Olympic champion Mary Kom..
Priyanka Chopra is playing the challenging role of Manipuri boxer,Mary Kom in the film..Bhansali asked Priyanka Chopra to take the help of a good Boxing trainer to familiarize herself with Boxing..
Priyanka too is working very hard to do justice to the character of a boxer in the film..In fact Priyanka is learning Manipuri from an expert since some of the dialogues in the film will be in Manipuri language..A must watch as the expectations on this film are already high..
7. Bombay Velvet
You may have failed ten times before,by betting on Ranbir Kapoor,but just keep doing that since Ranbir Kapoor is one such fascinating actor who can pull off the red carpet from under anyone’s feet,any moment,with just one standout performance..
Expectations are already flying high on Bombay Velvet,a neo noir,being directed by Anurag Kasyap..Set in the period of 1950-60,this film is based on Gyan Prakash’s popular work,The Mumbai Fables..The story is about how the once lovely city of Mumbai has now become a metropolis that’s polluted with greed,mafia,violence and terrorism..
Ranbir Kapoor is playing the role of a boxer cum street fighter in Bombay Velvet and Anushka Sharma is playing the role of a Jazz singer.Karan Johar is playing a negative role in the film and Raveena Tandon,Kay Kay Menon and Siddarth Bau are playing the other major characters in the film..This is the first part of a trilogy on Mumbai..
The director of Highway,Imtiyaz Ali,has been planning to do this film for almost fifteen years now..Since he’s so sure about the success of this subject he has decided to do this film in 2012 and has chosen Randeep Hooda and Alia Bhat to play the lead roles in the film..
Although the story has seen several changes,in due course of time,the main story however shall remain the same..Highway is an interesting story of a man and a woman,complete strangers to each other,who travel together in a truck through six states of India.
A.R.Rehman,despite his many international commitments,is very much impressed with the script of Highway and has agreed to do the music for the film..There’s one sound track,“Patakha Guddi”,in this film sung by the popular folk singers of Pakistan,the Noorani Sisters,that’s already creating waves on the web today..
Please click here to watch the amazing official trailer of Highway..
5. Jagga Jasoos
Being directed by Anurag Basu,Jagga Jasoos is a typical Sherlock Homes type of comedy and mystery film but in our own Bollywood style..Starring Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif,the film also has one more heroine but no one has so far been finalized..
Jagga Jasoos is being jointly produced by Anurag Basu and Ranbir Kapoor under a new banner,Picture Show Productions..Since the combination of amazing director Anurag Basu and seasoned artiste Ranbir Kapoor weaves magic at the box office,Jagga Jasoos too is expected to do well all over India..
The rights of Jagga Jasoos,as rumored in Bollywood,are already acquired by Walt Disney for a whopping sum of rupees hundred crores..The music of Jagga Jasoos is by Pritam and the film is expected to hit the theaters all on the 2nd of October,2014..
Salman Khan has two back two releases,Jai Ho and Kick,in 2014 which are again big remakes of super hit Telugu films,Stalin and Kick respectively.. I have seen both these films in their original version and would say,”..Kick is the film that has more entertaining stuff in it for Salman Khan to offer to his fans than in Stalin that has more serious action in it than entertainment..”
Directed by Sajid Nadiadwala,Kick is the humorous story of a street smart vagabond who always wishes to have a kick in every small work he does in his life..This frivolous attitude of the hero bumps him into the heroine and from there on the story takes some interesting twists and turns..
With two of his earlier films,Ek Tha Tiger and Dabaang 2,collecting more than two hundred crores, Salman Khan’s two releases in 2014 are expected to generate a maximum amount of revenue to Bollywood in 2014..Although the release date is not yet finalized Kick is expected to be released during the festival season of Ramadan..
3. Bang Bang
Starring the successful pair of Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif,Bang Bang is an action thriller that’s being directed by Siddarth Anand..Produced by Fox Studios,Bang Bang is the official remake of Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz’s 2010 super hit action comedy,Knight and Day..
Bang Bang is a spy story in which Alia (Katrina Kaif) is wrongly implicated in a case due to a device the Indian spy Siddarth (Hrithik Roshan) casually drops in her bag..Bipasha Basu is playing the other interesting role in this film..
While doing an action sequence for Bang Bang,Hrithik Roshan leapt from a thirty feet height into a water body and sustained a serious head injury.. A blood clot was noticed in his brain and the doctors advised him complete bed rest for a couple of months as a result of which the shooting of Bang Bang was delayed..
2. P.K. (Peekay)
After the rip roaring success of Dhoom 3 – a biggest grosser the Bollywood film industry has ever seen – all eyes are now on Aamir Khan’s next film P.K or Peekay.. Right from the day it began it’s shooting,P.K has been in news for all the wrong reasons..However,all such controversial issues have only made Peekay an all the more sought after film..
According to it’s director Raju Hirani,P.K is a political satire about Gods and God men..Aamir Khan is very excited about Peekay since this is the first time,in his career,he’s sporting a character that he hasn’t so far done ..
While the music of P.K. (Peekay) is by Shantanu Moitra the other major star cast includes Anushka Sharma and Sushant Singh Rajput in leading roles.. Talking about Peekay Anushka Sharma says,”..this is the best script I have ever heard in my career and P.K is going to be a kick-ass film..Watch out..”. The film is due for it’s release on the 6th of June,2014..
1. Happy New Year
Directed by Farah Khan,Happy Bew Year boasts of an ensemble star cast that includes the evergreen Sharukh Khan,Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Malaika Arora, Prabhu Deva, Sonu Sood and Vivaan Shah..
For the first time in the history of Bollywood film industry,Happy New Year figures Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan in guest appearances..Happy New Year also has an interesting story line in which,it is reported,Sharakh Khan plays the role of a con artist and Deepika Padukone that of a Marathi Dancer..
Vishal-Shelkhar,the lucky music mascots of Sharukh Khan are again doing the music for this film that has an interesting song “Indiawaale”..The film is expected for a release during the Diwali season of 2014..
Please click here to view the release dates of other major Bollywood movies due for release in 2014