Latest from Bollywood – Edition 2015

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The loyal Bollywood fans have been subject to innumerable dramatic incidences since the very start of this year. Ranging from a possible Jail term for their dearest ‘Bhai’ to facing disappointment at the hands of scriptwriters and directors, they’ve seen it all in a short span this time round. Yet, the Indian cinema lovers wait in excitement to un-box the magic Bollywood plans to offer this year. The film fraternity, judging by the glitzy line-up, already has the fans in a frenzy, but these upcoming flicks in particular seem to be turning the heat up.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan (17th July)

The annual Salman Khan Eid offering is always a much talked about event and this year not much has changed. The fans are already gnawing at their fingernails in anticipation, waiting to see their beloved ‘Bhai’ on the big screen after long. Slated for Worldwide release on the 17th of July, the film stars the gorgeous Kareena Kapoor Khan opposite Khan as his love interest. The story circles around a lost, young Pakistani girl who is mute and Indian Bajrangi’s attempts to find her home and return her there safely. As the two set out on a journey to find the little girl’s lost home, hilarity ensues.

All Is Well (21st Aug)

 What do you get when you throw in multiple story twists and some great actors? Umesh Shukla’s latest offering starring Rishi Kapoor, Supriya Pathak, Abhishek Bachchan and Asin, slated for release on the 21st of August titled ‘All Is Well’ is a family comedy dealing with the issue of debt and the complex relationships a family has due to this overwhelming debt. The trailer shows immense promise and the storyline appears to have a fresh take on complex families. So what do you get when you throw in multiple story twists with great actors in the mix? The latest from Bollywood, this film may hold the answer to that pressing question.

Katti Batti (18th Sep)

This film starring Imran Khan and Kangana Ranaut appears refreshing and exciting in more ways than one. Right from the unconventional casting to the unexpected character approach, the film promises to bring a unique groove into the mix. The trailer has a nerdy Imran Khan fall for the fiery Kangana Ranaut, who is looking to be in a relationship that doesn’t tie her down. Things appear to be going steady till the trailer drops a twist in the fray. What follows is unwanted relationship advice and drama from Imran’s friends after his girlfriend Kangana disappears without a word. What follows is a journey to prove to the world that true love exists, but does it always win? With just months till its September 18th release, it’s not a long wait till the audiences have an answer to that question.

Wazir (2nd Oct)

 The game of chess always brings along with it a nerve wrecking nervous energy and the two teasers released for this star-studded offering, directed by Bejoy Nambiar come with a similar energy for its viewers. The trailer and teaser both depict a complex story which it seems is recounted over a game of chess. Farhan Akhtar and Amitabh Bachchan are shown to be engrossed in a game of chess, where in the trailer the story of Amitabh’s possible death is narrated and ends with Farhan making the next move. The story then continues in the second teaser where the story of Farhan’s possible death is narrated till the player is altered. The first promos show a mysterious bond among the actors with Neil Nitin Mukesh and John Abraham in the mix and the beautiful Aditi Rao Hydari playing Farhan’s love interest. Blood, murder, mystery and a National angle to the story make this film, previously titles Do is among the most anticipated.

Sumaiya Khan for OhmyIndia!




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