The year 2016 is turning out to be a very good year for most of the Bollywood movies who are earning a lot of money across the globe. The released movies have already turned out to be super hits making huge profits all around the world. The movies like ‘Sultan’ and ‘Kabali’ have already reached the top of the highest earning movies chart. With a line-up of more brilliant movies in 2017, the producers and directors are looking for no less than the same next year also.
Must Watch Bollywood Movies of the Year
A number of movies are lined up for the year 2017. So, we present you with the list of must watch Bollywood films of the year 2017. Here are the top 10 most awaited Bollywood movies of 2017:
Kaabil – 26 January 2017
The Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam starrer movie are already one of the most awaited Bollywood movies of 2017. The movie is produced by Rakesh Roshan and is directed by Sanjay Gupta. The plot of the movie revolves around Hrithik and Yami who are portraying the roles of visually impaired people. Hrithik goes on a revenge spree to avenge his girlfriend Yami’s murder in the movie. The film also includes Ronit Roy and Sonu Sood in secondary roles and is scheduled to hit the theatres on 26 January 2017.
Raaes – 26 January 2017
The big budget Shahrukh Khan starer ‘Raaes’ is already embroiled in the controversy with the Badshah khan desperately trying to avoid a possible clash with Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Kaabil’ which is also set to be released on the same day. The movie is already to be among the most awaited Bollywood films of the year. The movie takes you back to the 1980s in Gujarat where Shahrukh Khan, in his role of ‘Raaes’, has an ever-growing business empire made out of black money and his tenure at the top is under tremendous pressure for any signs of misdoings by a cop, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The movie is also set to be the debut of Pakistan-born Mahira Khan in the film industry. The movie is produced under the Red Chillies production banner.
Rangoon – 24 February 2017
Another of the most awaited Bollywood movies releasing in 2017 is the Vishal Bhardwaj-directed ‘Ragoon’. The movie is produced under the Sajid Nadiadwala production company and sees an exciting star cast of Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut joining together to play the lead roles in the movie. The film turns the clock back to the time of World War II and is slated to be released on 24 February 2017. Apparently, Vishal had the script of the movie ready after finishing up with ‘Omkara’ but couldn’t start the work on the film which led to it being delayed over the years for a number of unknown reasons.
Baadshaho – 10 March 2017
Baadshaho is another movie which is on our list of best Bollywood movie of 2017 if the early news and first looks of the movie are anything to be taken into account. However, the movie soon ran into trouble as soon as it hit the floors for shooting to start as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan apparently walking out of the movie because of Emraan Hashmi. She was replaced by the bubbly Ileana D’cruz in the lead role instead. The Milan Luthria-directed movie also includes Ajay Devgan in one of the lead roles with Ankit Tiwari providing the music score for the movie.
Badrinath ki Dulhania – 10 March 2017
Another clash of big budget movies scheduled to release on the same day includes ‘Badrinath ki Dulhania’ releasing on the same day as ‘Baadshaho’. The Karan Johar movie is on the similar lines to the earlier movie, ‘Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania’ also under the same brand. The movie will be directed by Shashank Khaitan and includes Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in star roles. If the earlier version was anything to go by, ‘Badrinath ki Dulhania’ should be on your list of must watch Bollywood movies in 2017.
Bahubali: The Conclusion – 14 April 2017
One of the most awaited movies of 2017 is the sequel to the original movie ‘Bahubali: The Beginning’. The first part of the series was widely acknowledged as one of the best movies made in India and the sequel is regarded as one of the top upcoming Bollywood films. With a release date set for 14th April 2017, the movie aims to break the records set by its predecessors. The movie revolves around the character of Shiv, who is the son of Bahubali, trying to find out the reasons why Kattapa killed his father. The movie is also directed by S.S. Rajamouli with Prabhas set to continue as Bahubali/Shiv.
Half Girlfriend – 28 April 2017
Probably, among the must watch Bollywood movies of 2017, ‘Half Girlfriend’ is another movie which you should look forward in the next year. The movie is based on Chetan Bhagat’s best-selling novel of the same name. The movie is set to bring the pair of Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor together for the first time on the big screen. The Mohit Suri-directed movie will hit the theatre screens on 28th April 2017.
Robot 2.0 – Mid-2017
‘Robot 2.0’ is widely considered to be a spinoff of the original movie titled ‘Enthiran/Robot’ and is set to pit the Superstar Rajnikanth against the Khiladi Akshay Kumar with Amy Jackson also playing a lead role in the movie making it the best Bollywood movie in 2017. The official date for the movie release is yet to be announced but it rumoured to be released around mid-2017 in three languages – Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.
The David Dhawan-directed ‘Judwaa 2’ is the remake of the original Salman Khan starred hit movie ‘Judwaa’ with Varun Dhawan playing the double lead role Salman Khan played in the original movie. Although there is no news on the official release date of the movie, if the movie is anything as good as the original one, it would be among the top Bollywood movies of 2017.
The third part of the Dabangg franchise will also be returning to the theatre screens next year with Salman Khan, again, reprieving the role of notorious policeman, Chulbul Pandey. The movie is believed to be a prequel to the original movie, depicting how Chulbul Pandey turned into a cop earlier into his life. The movie is set to be release around Eid making it one of the Indian Bollywood movies to be on the lookout next year.
The film industry is going through a very productive year currently with a number of latest released Bollywood movies turning out to hit. The producers and actors want more of the same from their movies next year also. We hope our article helped to plan your movie outings for the year 2017.