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 these 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 May 23, 2019.)

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May 24, 2019: India’s Most Wanted; PM Narendra Modi
Arjun Kapoor plays an intelligence officer in India’s Most Wanted. Check out the India’s Most Wanted trailer. The biopic PM Narendra Modi stars Vivek Oberoi. Check out the PM Narendra Modi trailer.

May 31, 2019: Khamoshi
The supernatural thriller Khamoshi stars Tamannaah and Prabhu Deva. The teaser seems inspired by The Shining. Check out the Khamoshi trailer.

June 5, 2019: Bharat
Salman Khan owns Eid once again with Bharat, an official remake of the 2014 Korean movie Ode to My Father. Check out the Bharat trailer.

June 14, 2019: The Zoya Factor
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja stars in the film adaptation of Anuja Chauhan’s novel.

June 21, 2019: Kabir Singh
Shahid Kapoor stars in the Hindi remake of the 2017 Telugu film Arjun Reddy. Check out the Kabir Singh trailer.

June 28, 2019: Drive
Karan Johar’s action flick Drive stars Jacqueline Fernandez and Sushant Singh Rajput.

July 12, 2019: Jabariya Jodi
Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra pair up in the romantic comedy Jabariya Jodi (“Forced Couple“).

July 19, 2019: Arjun Patiala
Kriti Sanon and Diljit Dosanjh star in this romantic comedy about a couple troubled by their height difference.

July 26, 2019: Mental Hai Kya
The Kangana Ranaut-Rajkummar Rao drama Mental Hai Kya sounds intriguing.

August 2, 2019: Section 375
Richa Chadha and Akshaye Khanna star in the courtroom drama Section 375.

August 15, 2019: Batla House; Mission Mangal; Saaho
Batla House is John Abraham’s now-annual patriotic Independence Day release for 2019. Mission Mangal stars Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, and Akshay Kumar. The multilingual release Saaho stars Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor.

August 30, 2019: Chhichhore; Made in China
Chhichhore stars Shraddha Kapoor and Sushant Singh Rajput. Made in China stars Rajkummar Rao and Gold‘s Mouni Roy.

September 13, 2019: Dream Girl
Box office goldmine Ayushmann Khurrana is back with the romantic comedy Dream Girl, co-starring Nushrat Bharucha.

September 20, 2019: Commando 3; Jhund
Yes! My favorite series is back! Check out the Commando 3 release date announcement. Amitabh Bachchan stars in the biographical sports drama Jhund.

September, 2019 (no date): Bala
Dum Laga Ke Haisha duo Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar team up again for the romcom Bala.

October 2, 2019: Marjaavaan; Untitled Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff movie
Sidharth Malhotra stars in the action movie Marjaavaan. Yash Raj Films presents: Double six-pack-ab action!

October 11, 2019: The Sky Is Pink
Priyanka Chopra Jonas returns to Bollywood for The Sky Is Pink, pairing with Farhan Akhtar to play parents to Zaira Wasim.

October 25, 2019: Housefull 4
Good grief, not again. At least this one has Rana Daggubati.

November 8, 2019: Street Dancer 3D
Director-choreographer Remo D’Souza’s Street Dancer 3D stars Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, and Nora Fatehi.

November 22, 2019: Pagalpanti
John Abraham and Ileana D’Cruz star in the comedy Pagalpanti.

December 6, 2019: Panipat
Director Ashutosh Gowariker taps Kriti Sanon, Arjun Kapoor, and Sanjay Dutt for his next historical drama, Panipat.

December 20, 2019: Dabangg 3
Sonakshi and Salman return for a new installment in the Dabangg franchise.

December 27, 2019: Good News
The Karan Johar-produced comedy stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Akshay Kumar.

January 10, 2020: Chhapaak; Taanaji — The Unsung Warrior
Director Meghna Gulzar’s acid attack survivor biopic Chhapaak stars Deepika Padukone. Ajay Devgn plays the title character in the period action film Taanaji with an impressive set of co-stars: Kajol, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Pankaj Tripathi, and Rana Daggubati.

January 24, 2020: Panga
I can’t wait for Bareilly Ki Barfi director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s kabbadi drama Panga.

March 25, 2020: Sadak 2
The sequel to 1991’s Sadak has a(nother) new release date.

April 10, 2020: ’83
Ranveer Singh plays cricket legend Kapil Dev for Tubelight director Kabir Khan.

May, 2020 (no date): Sooryavanshi; Brahmastra
Director Rohit Shetty’s latest action flick — Sooryavanshi — stars Akshay Kumar. Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt star in the fantasy film Brahmastra.

July 31, 2020: Shamshera
Ranbir Kapoor headlines Yash Raj Films’ Shamshera.

October 02, 2020: Rambo
Oh, no! The Tiger Shroff Rambo remake is really happening!

No date: Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar; Kick 2; Super 30
Yash Raj Films reunites Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor for Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar. I hated Kick, but it did have at least one memorable element that could return for a sequel. Hrithik Roshan plays mathematician Anand Kumar in the biographical drama Super 30.


35 thoughts on “Upcoming Bollywood Releases

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    1. Kathy Post author

      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 Post author

      “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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