Bollywood movies of 2015 have successfully established the stepping stone to a new era of cinema. There were movies of all sorts of the genre which performed admirably at the box-office. The audience has grown sensible and is now open to creativity portrayed in an interesting manner. The year 2016 has some superb movies lined up which would surely blow your mind. Your list of favorite actors and actresses would be seen in movies that are different and entertaining. Let us check the list of must watch Bollywood movies in 2016.
Start your new year with this amazing flick featuring the action star of Bollywood Akshay Kumar. Unlike other action movies Akshay has done, “Airlift” sees him rescuing people in Kuwait under a crucial situation which happened during the Gulf War in 1990. The movie had been phenomenally plotted. The director of the movie Raja Krishna Menon has framed the story of this interesting movie. Nikhil Advani and Bhushan Kumar are the producers of this movie. The female lead opposite Akshay Kumar is Nimrat Kaur who is rated as an excellent performer. Based on a real life event, “Airlift” is indeed one of the top Bollywood movies to watch in 2016. The movie was released on 22nd January 2016.
- Movie: Airlift
- Release Date: 22 January 2016
- Genre: War Thriller
- Director: Raja Krishna Menon
- Producers: Nikhil Advani & Bhushan Kumar
- Lead Star Cast: Akshay Kumar & Nimrat Kaur
There have been several movies in Bollywood which are based on classic English novels. “Fitoor” was one of the upcoming Bollywood movies of 2016 which is based on Charles Dicken’s “Great Expectations”. The movie has a very inconsistent cast of Aditya Roy Kapur, Katrina Kaif, and Tabu. The movie was shot in Kashmir and promised to offer a wonderful experience. Fitoor is produced by UTV Motion Pictures and was released on 12th February 2016. Abhishek Kapoor is the director of this movie.
- Movie: Fitoor
- Release Date: 12 February 2016
- Genre: Romance, Love
- Director: Abhishek Kapoor
- Producer: UTV Motion Pictures
- Lead Star Cast: Aditya Roy Kapur, Katrina Kaif, and Tabu
When Milan Luthria and Ajay Devgan pair together then magic happens. Among the list of Bollywood movies to watch in 2016 is “Baadshaho”. This is a drama film which has Lisa Hayden, Shruti Haasan, and Pulkit Samrat along with the star Ajay Devgan. The plot of the movie is still unclear. Baadshaho would be releasing on January 26, 2017.
- Movie: Baadshaho
- Release Date: January 26, 2017
- Genre: Drama
- Director: Milan Luthria
- Producer: T-Series
- Lead Star Cast: Ajay Devgan, Lisa Hayden, Shruti Haasan and Pulkit Samrat
The ‘King of Bollywood’ would be seen in two different movies in 2016. People are eagerly waiting for this interesting flick where Shah Rukh Khan plays the character of a fan! Yes, you heard it right. Shah Rukh is playing a double role in this movie where he plays both the roles of a superstar and a fan. This movie is produced by YRF which makes this flick a big budget venture. “Fan” is one of the top eagerly awaited Bollywood movies releasing in 2016. SRK is known for his versatility and this movie would surely offer a new shade of his acting abilities. The other cast members include Ileana D’Cruz and Vaani Kapoor. The director of the movie is Maneesh Sharma. The release date of “Fan” is April 15th, 2016.
- Movie: Fan
- Release Date: 15 April 2016
- Genre: Drama
- Director: Manish Sharma
- Producer: Aditya Chopra
- Lead Star Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Ileana D’Cruz and Vaani Kapoor
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Among the most awaited Bollywood movies of 2016 is “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”. The famous romantic director Karan Johar is once again planning to spread the magic of love through this movie. The cast of this movie is quite impressive. Karan Johar has brought together Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and surprisingly the diva of Bollywood Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. This movie is not like any other love triangle but has a twist in the tale that’s for sure. The movie has been produced by Dharma Productions and would be releasing on June 3, 2016.
- Movie: Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
- Release Date: June 3, 2016
- Genre: Love
- Director: Karan Johar
- Producer: Karan Johar
- Lead Star Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
This movie is Aamir Khan’s next for which he has gained a lot of weight to portray the character of the Indian wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat. “Dangal” is a biographical sports drama movie which has been framed by Nitesh Tiwari. His direction has already created a lot of buzz as “Dangal” is expected to rock the box-office. The movie is expected to release somewhere around 23 December, 2016. The Bollywood movie list 2016 is surely filled with marvelous movies like “Dangal”. The movie is produced by Aamir Khan Productions and Walt Disney Pictures. The cast comprises of Aamir Khan in the lead along with Sakshi Tanwar and Raj Kumar Yadav.
- Movie: Dangal
- Release Date: 23 December 2016
- Genre: Biopic
- Director: Nitesh Tiwari
- Producer: Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, and Siddharth Roy Kapur
- Lead Star Cast: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Raj Kumar Yadav
Another wrestling/action movie in the year 2016 is “Sultan”. For all Bollywood fans, this movie is going to be a great treat on Eid . YRF is producing the movie and to decorate this venture Salman Khan has been roped in to play the lead role. Salman would be playing the role of 40-year-old Haryana wrestler Sultan Ali Khan. There is a great hype regarding this movie and the teaser has already worked in favor for its popularity. The director of the film is Ali Abbas Zafar. The other cast members include Randeep Hooda and Amit Sadh. “Sultan” would be releasing around Eid and is indeed one of the must watch Bollywood movies in 2016.
- Movie: Sultan
- Release Date: EID 2016
- Genre: Biopic
- Director: Ali Abbas Zafar
- Producer: Yashraj Films and Aditya Chopra
- Lead Star Cast: Salman Khan, Randeep Hooda and Amit Sadh
Shah Rukh Khan has a charismatic personality and this would be revived on the silver screen with the movie “Raees”. This movie is a crime/thriller that has Shah Rukh Khan is a gray character. The actor plays the role of a bootlegger. The story revolves around his shortcut to success and fortune which is later challenged by a stubborn cop. If rumors are to be believed, “Raees” is based on the life of Ahmedabad-based gangster Abdul Latif. The cast comprise of Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mahira Khan. The direction work has been handled by the critically famous Rahul Dholakia. It is one of the most awaited Bollywood movies of 2016 which is produced by Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment. Raees is expected to release on January 26, 2017.
- Movie: Raees
- Release Date: 26 January 2017
- Genre: Crime Thriller
- Director: Rahul Dholakia
- Producer: Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment
- Lead Star Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mahira Khan
“Azhar” is an upcoming sports biographical film which is based on the life of former Indian cricket skipper Mohammad Azharuddin. The story of the movie revolves around the cricketer’s career where he was also banned for life due to a match-fixing scandal in 2000. The movie is a dramatic flick which would cover all the major portions of Azhar’s life. It is the most critical upcoming Bollywood movies of 2016 which is expected to leave a strong mark. Emraan Hashmi is playing the role of Azhar and the female lead opposite to him is Prachi Desai. The movie is produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and is directed by Tony D’Souza. The movie is expected to release on 13 May 2016.
- Movie: Azhar
- Release Date: 13 May 2016
- Genre: Biopic
- Director: Tony D’Souza
- Producer: Balaji Motion Pictures
- Lead Star Cast: Emraan Hashmi & Prachi Desai
The team of “Housefull” is back with is third movie which would hit the screens of June 3, 2016. Sajid Khan is the director of this funny movie which is produced by Eros International. The makers of the movie are promising that this venture would be more interesting and hilarious than the previous two movies. The cast is more vibrant this time with Nargis Fakhri, Jacqueline Fernandez and Lisa Hayden along with Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan as the star performers. Among the Bollywood movies releasing in 2016, “Housefull 3” is one of the top films.
- Movie: Housefull 3
- Release Date: 2016
- Genre: Comedy, Drama
- Director: Sajid Khan
- Producer: Eros International
- Lead Star Cast: Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan, Nargis Fakhri, Jacqueline Fernandez and Lisa Hayden
This list looks to be very impressive and if you are a Bollywood fan then the next year would be a wonderful time for fulfilling your desire for quality cinema. Movies from Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan would be challenged by the other star performers such as Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgan. Bollywood has grown in terms of vision and execution and this would surely be visible in the listed movies. Do not miss on the Bollywood movie list 2016 as you would surely get entertained, inspired and enlightened by acting and wonderful story portrayal which would target your heart and mind.