As we enter 2024, Bollywood fans are eagerly anticipating the release of several highly-anticipated movies. From Hrithik Roshan‘s Fighter to Prabhas‘ Kalki 2898 AD, there are many exciting films to look forward to. According to IMDb’s list of the most anticipated Indian movies of 2024, Siddharth Anand’s Fighter, starring Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone, is currently at the top of the list.
Other notable films include Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Yodha, Emergency, Chandu Champion, and Chhaava. Despite the challenges faced by the Hindi film industry in recent years, Bollywood continues to captivate audiences around the world with its unique blend of music, drama, and romance.
Merry Christmas | January 12
Based on Frédéric Dard’s French novel Le Monte-charge (Bird in a Cage), the film is directed by Sriram Raghavan and stars Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi. It was filmed simultaneously in Hindi and Tamil.
It follows two strangers (Katrina Kaif as Maria and Vijay Sethupathi as Albert) who meet on a fateful Christmas Eve. A night of delirious romance turns into a nightmare. Revealing anything more would be a crime.
Main Atal Hoon | January 19
Biographical drama that follows the life and political career of India’s beloved leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was not only a politician but also a poet, a gentleman, and a statesman.
The film was directed by Ravi Jadhav and written by Rishi Virmani. It stars Pankaj Tripathi as Former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Fighter | January 25
Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, and Anil Kapoor starrer one of the most anticipated movies ‘Fighter’ which serves as the first installment in a planned aerial action franchise. The film is directed by Siddharth Anand.
It follows op IAF aviators come together in the face of imminent danger, to form Air Dragons. FIGHTER unfolds their camaraderie, brotherhood, and battles, internal and external.
Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya | February 9
Are you looking for Bollywood rom-com films? Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya is now settled to be released in your nearby theatre this Valentine.
Aryan meets a young woman SIFRA (Kriti Sanon) and the two fall in love with each other. Aryan (Shahid Kapoor), deciding to introduce SIFRA to his family, gets into trouble as he learns that SIFRA is actually a humanoid android robot.
Bhakshak | February 9
For all OTT viewers, this February Netflix serving crime thriller film ‘Bhakshak’, directed by Pulkit, and stars Bhumi Pednekar, Sanjay Mishra, Sai Tamhankar, and Aditya Srivastava.
Crakk | February 23
Billed as as the first-ever extreme sports action film in India ‘Crakk’, directed by Aditya Datt, and stars Vidyut Jammwal, Nora Fatehi, Amy Jackson, and Arjun Rampal.
A Mumbai-based slum dweller embarks on a journey into the dangerous world of underground sports, where only victory can promise the participants’ survival.
Article 370 | February 23
In the aftermath of the 2016 Kashmir unrest, a young local field agent, Zooni Haksar (Yami Gautam), is picked out by Rajeshwari Swaminathan (Priyamani) from the Prime Minister’s Office for a top-secret mission. Their aim? Cracking down on terrorism and putting an end to the billion-dollar conflict economy in the valley, by doing the absolute impossible – Abrogating the notorious Article 370. That too, without spilling a single drop of innocent blood.
Operation Valentine | March 1
Historical action thriller film directed by Shakti Pratap Singh Hada, in his directorial debut. It is being shot simultaneously in Telugu and Hindi. Starring Varun Tej, Manushi Chhillar, Navdeep, and Mir Sarwar in pivotal roles.
Laapataa Ladies | March 1
Kiran Rao directed comedy-drama film ‘Laapataa Ladies’ is now set to be on theater. It stars Ravi Kishan, Nitanshi Goel, Pratibha Ranta, Sparsh Shrivastava, and Chhaya Kadam.
It’s a jolly mess when two young brides get lost from a train. Set in 2001, somewhere in rural India.
Shaitaan | March 8
A happy family, who go on a vacation to a secluded village, where they encounter a mysterious man, who claims to be their well-wisher. However, he has a sinister motive and uses black magic to manipulate and torment them. The family soon realizes that they are in grave danger, and must fight for their survival against the evil forces.
A remake of the 2023 Gujarati film Vash, it stars Ajay Devgn, R. Madhavan, and Jyothika in the lead roles.
Ae Watan Mere Watan | March 22
Inspired by true events and follows a young girl who became important to the freedom fight of Indian independence.
Directed by Kannan Iyer and stars Sara Ali Khan, Sparsh Srivastava, Anand Tiwari, Benedict Garrett, Alexx O’Nell, and Abhay Verma.
Swatantrya Veer Savarkar | March 22
The life journey of Indian freedom fighter and reformer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer Savarkar.
Directed by Randeep Hooda as well as served as a lead character.
Do Aur Do Pyaar | March 29
Hindi rom-com film starring Vidya Balan, Pratik Gandhi, Ileana D’Cruz, and Sendhil Ramamurthy. It is directed by Shirsha Guha Thakurta, in her directorial debut.