Upcoming Bollywood Releases

This page contains a list of release dates for Hindi films that I believe are likely to open in the United States and Canada. Not all of the Hindi movies that release into Indian theaters make the journey overseas, and certain stars, directors, and studios are more likely than others to have their movies released in North America. My primary source for release dates is the complete list of Hindi movies set for release in India maintained by Bollywood Hungama. All the dates are subject to change. (Updated March 20, 2023)

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March 24, 2023: Bheed
The social issue drama Bheed reunites Badhaai Do duo Bhumi Pednekar and Rajkummar Rao. Check out the Bheed trailer.

March 30, 2023: Bholaa
The official remake of the Tamil film Kaithi stars Ajay Devgn and Tabu. (Streaming partner: Amazon Prime) Check out the Bholaa trailer.

April 7, 2023: Bull; Gumraah
Shahid Kapoor stars in the action flick Bull. The Gumraah remake stars Aditya Roy Kapur and Mrunal Thakur. Check out the Gumraah teaser.

April 21, 2023: Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan
Salman Khan stars in Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, an official remake of the Tamil film Veeram. Check out the KKBKKJ teaser.

May 16, 2023: Swatantraveer Savarkar
Randeep Hooda directs himself in the biopic Swatantraveer Savarkar.

May, 2023 (no date): Tejas
Kangana Ranaut plays a fighter pilot in Tejas.

June 2, 2023: Jawan
Shah Rukh Khan stars in Jawan, helmed by Tamil-film director Atlee.

June 16, 2023: Adipurush
The Hindi/Telugu mythological epic Adipurush stars Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, and Saif Ali Khan. Check out the Adipurush teaser.

June 23, 2023: Maidaan
Ajay Devgn stars in the biographical soccer drama Maidaan.

June 29, 2023: Satyaprem Ki Katha
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 couple Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani reunite for the period romance Satyaprem Ki Katha.

July 7, 2023: Dream Girl 2; Yodha
Ayushmann Khurrana returns in the comedy sequel Dream Girl 2, this time opposite Ananya Panday. The first installment of Dharma Productions’ new action franchise Yodha stars Sidharth Malhotra. (Streaming partner: Amazon Prime)

July 28, 2023: Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani
Karan Johar directs Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, a romance with a stellar cast: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Shabana Azmi, Jaya Bachchan, and Dharmendra. (Streaming partner: Amazon Prime)

August 11, 2023: Animal; Gadar 2
The action thriller Animal stars Ranbir Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Anil Kapoor, and Bobby Deol. Bobby’s brother Sunny returns with a sequel 22 years in the making — Gadar 2.

August 15, 2023: Tariq
John Abraham’s next Independence Day release is Tariq.

September 7, 2023: Fukrey 3
Do we really need a third Fukrey movie? I thought the first Fukrey stunk, and Fukrey Returns wasn’t much better.

September 15, 2023: SRI
Rajkummar Rao stars in the biopic SRI.

October 20, 2023: Ganpath – Part 1
Heropanti couple Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon reunite for the dystopian action flick Ganpath – Part 1.

November 10, 2023: Tiger 3
Katrina Kaif and Salman Khan are back with Tiger 3. Check out Katrina in action in the Tiger 3 date announcement video. (Streaming partner: Amazon Prime)

December 1, 2023: Sam Bahadur
Vicky Kaushal plays the lead in the biopic Sam Bahadur opposite the Dangal ladies Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh.

December 22, 2023: Bade Miyan Chote Miyan; Dunki
Tiger Shroff and Akshay Kumar team up for the action flick Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. Check out the Bade Miyan Chote Miyan announcement video. Dunki — Shah Rukh Khan’s first film with director Rajkumar Hirani — costars Taapsee Pannu.

January 12, 2024: Project K
The Hindi-Telugu sci-fi epic Project K stars Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, and Amitabh Bachchan.

January 25, 2024: Fighter
A big-budget action movie starring Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan? I’m in!

November 1, 2024: Singham Again
Deepika Padukone joins Ajay Devgn for the Rohit Shetty action sequel Singham Again.

October, 2020 (no date): Bole Chudiyan [Postponed]
A romantic drama starring Tamannaah and Nawazuddin Siddiqui? Hell yeah! [Bole Chudiyan may release on streaming]

February 5, 2021: Aadhaar  [Postponed]
Viineet Kumar stars in the political dramedy Aadhaar. Check out the Aadhaar trailer. [News about Aadhaar‘s postponement]

March, 2021 (no date): Go Goa Gone 2 [Postponed]
I wasn’t crazy about the original Go Goa Gone, but I’ve liked everything else that directors Raj & DK have made since then. I have high hopes for the zom-com sequel.

September 17, 2021: The Battle of Bhima Koregaon  [Postponed]
The period war drama The Battle of Bhima Koregaon stars Arjun Rampal.

No Date: Rambo; Golmaal 5; Aankh Micholi; Mr and Mrs Mahi; Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali; Ganapath – Part 1; Merry Christmas; Tehran; Bawaal;
Oh, no! The Tiger Shroff Rambo remake is really happening! Great. Another Golmaal movie. OMG director Umesh Shukla’s Aankh Micholi stars Abhimanyu Dassani and Mrunal Thakur. Rajkummar Rao and Janhvi Kapoor play cricketers in Mr and Mrs Mahi, from Gunjan Saxena director Sharan Sharma. Salman Khan celebrates his birthday weekend with the release of Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali. (Streaming partner: Amazon Prime) The original Heropanti duo Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon reunite for the dystopian action flick Ganapath. Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi star in Sriram Raghavan’s thriller Merry Christmas. John Abraham stars in the action flick Tehran. Janhvi Kapoor and Varun Dhawan headline the drama Bawaal. (Streaming partner: Amazon Prime)

48 thoughts on “Upcoming Bollywood Releases

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    1. Kathy

      Nothing official at the moment, Melanie. Fan was supposed to come out on August 14 to coincide with India’s Independence Day, but that doesn’t look like it’s going to happen. Salman has claimed both Eid (in July) and Diwali (in November) this year, and then SRK has another film scheduled for release on Christmas, so key dates for the rest of the year are pretty thin. This all assumes that Fan is actually near completion. One option would be to wait and see how Ranbir’s Bombay Velvet does in a couple of weeks. If it doesn’t do well — indicating that perhaps Ranbir isn’t the star he once was — Fan could compete with Ranbir’s Jagga Jasoos during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend here in the US.

  2. Amin

    April 15, 2016: Dishoom
    Varun Dhawan stars in his brother Rohit’s directorial debut, Dishoom

    Quick correction: Rohit Dhawan’s directorial debut was 2011’s Desi Boyz

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    1. Kathy

      “My boy” is slang for a close male friend. Obviously, I don’t know Randeep Hooda personally, so it’s just a way of expressing my fondness for him as an actor. It’s also kind of a shout out to Shah Shahid at Blank Page Beatdown, since that’s how we always refer to Randeep when talking to each other.

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    1. Kathy Post author

      The problems with “Forrest Gump” — it’s sexist, racist, and ableist, among other things — are built into the story and probably aren’t fixable with a remake.

      1. Rahul Sood

        Interesting I never saw it that way. This could be because this was one of the first movies I watched after immigrating to USA in 1994. Its my favorite movie 🙂

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