As we enter 2024, Indian fans are eagerly anticipating the release of several highly-anticipated movies. From Hrithik Roshan’s Fighter to Allu Arjun’s Pushpa 2, 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 Kalki 2898 AD, Emergency, and Devara Part 1. Despite the challenges faced by the Indian film industry in recent years, the Indian film industry continues to captivate audiences worldwide with its unique blend of music, drama, action, and romance.
Guntur Kaaram | January 12
Ramana (Mahesh Babu), a simpleton from Guntur, cares for no one and keeps himself always busy with his work. Suddenly, his identity drags him into a political conspiracy against Minister of Law and Justice, Vasundhara 9Ramya Krishna). He is left with two options – he either gives up that identity or fights against the conspirators.
Written and directed by Trivikram Srinivas. It stars Mahesh Babu, Sreeleela, Meenakshi Chaudhary, Ramya Krishna, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, and Jagapathi Babu.
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.
Hanu-Man | January 12
Set in the fictional village of Anjanadri and is the first installment of the Prasanth Varma Cinematic Universe (PVCU). The film was written and directed by Prasanth Varma and produced by Primeshow Entertainment. It stars Teja Sajja in the title role.
Captain Miller | January 12
The film is the first part of a planned trilogy, and stars Dhanush in the title role, with Shiva Rajkumar, Priyanka Arul Mohan, Aditi Balan, Sundeep Kishan, Edward Sonnenblick, and John Kokken in supporting roles. Set in the 1930s, during the British Raj, it follows a former British Army soldier trying to save his home village from destruction by the British Army.
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.
Eagle | February 9
Action thriller film written and directed by Karthik Gattamneni. It stars Ravi Teja in the titular role along with Anupama Parameswaran, Navdeep, Kavya Thapar, Srinivas Avasarala, and Madhoo.
Lal Salaam | February 9
Sports drama film directed by Aishwarya Rajinikanth. The film stars Rajinikanth in an extended cameo appearance, while Vishnu Vishal and Vikranth play the lead roles, along with an ensemble supporting cast including Vignesh, Livingston, Senthil, Jeevitha, K. S. Ravikumar and Thambi Ramaiah.
Siddharth Roy | February 23
Directed by V Yeshasvi and co-written with Ludheer Byreddy. It stars Deepak Saroj, Kalyani Natarajan, and Mathew Varghese.
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.
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.
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.
Family Star | April 5
Vijay Deverakonda starrer family drama film ‘Family Star’, directed by Parasuram and co-written with Vasu Varma. It also stars Mrunal Thakur, Ajay Ghosh, Divyansha Kaushik, and Abigayle Scobee.
Devara: Part 1 | April 5 (Excipted)
Written and directed by Koratala Siva and stars N. T. Rama Rao Jr. in the titular role, alongside Saif Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Prakash Raj, Srikanth, Shine Tom Chacko, and Narain.