• Wednesday, March 29, 2023


Five upcoming Bollywood movies in 2019

Luka Chuppi (Credit: Facebook)

By: Lekshmi Sajeev

With the onset of 2019, cinephiles are looking forward to some great movies once again. So here is a list of five films that are set to take Bollywood by storm.

Luka Chuppi

The latest Bollywood heartthrob Kartik Aaryan will once again spread his charm on the big screen in Dinesh Vijan’s production Luka Chuppi. He will be seen romancing Kriti Sanon in the movie. Both the actors play TV reporters from Mathura in the film and the story travels from Mathura to Gwalior and Agra. The rom-com is directed by Laxman Utekar and also stars Aparshakti Khurana, Pankaj Tripathi and Vinay Pathak. The film will be released on 1 March.


Kesari (Credit: Facebook)

Based on the Battle of Saragarhi where 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans in 1897, Kesari stars Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra. It is helmed by Anurag Singh who has directed films like Jatt & Juliet and Punjab 1984 among others. The movie is set to release on 21 March.

Mental Hai Kya

Mental Hai Kya (Credit: Facebook)

Directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Prakash Kovelamudi, the comedy thriller, starring Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao, will hit the theatres on March 29. The film is being promoted as a celebration of the “imperfections and the crazy within us”.

The Zoya Factor

The Zoya Factor (Credit: Facebook)

The Zoya Factor is Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan’s second Bollywood outing after Karwaan. The movie also stars Sonam Kapoor. It is a screen adaptation of Anuja Chauhan’s best-selling novel of the same name. The movie is directed by Abhishek Sharma. The film is about a Rajput girl named Zoya Singh Solanki (Sonam) who meets the Indian Cricket Team through her job as an executive in an advertising agency and ends up becoming a lucky charm for the team in the 2010 Cricket World Cup. Eventually, Zoya falls for skipper Nikhil Khoda (Dulquer) who doesn’t believe in luck and superstitions. The movie is set to release on 5 April.


Kalank (Credit: Twitter)

Karan Johar’s epic drama set in the period of 1940s is said to be a dream project of the filmmaker which was conceptualised by him and his late father Yash Johar fifteen years ago. Helmed by Abhishek Varman, the movie stars Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha and Aditya Roy Kapur. The film is set to release on 19 April.


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