Summer is just around the corner, and Bollywood is gearing up to bring some thrilling new releases to the big screen. From Vicky Kaushal and Sara Ali Khan's romantic ride Zara Hatke Zara Bach Ke and Prabhas and Kriti Sanon’s mythological outing Adipurish, to Ajay Devgn's portrayal of an inspirational football coach in Maidaan and the musical love story SatyaPrem Ki Katha featuring Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani. Whether you are in the mood for action, drama, romance or a little bit of everything, the coming months in Bollywood promise to be a blockbuster season. So, grab some popcorn and get ready for an exciting summer of cinema!
ZARA HATKE ZARA BACH KE
Release date: June 2, 2023
Directed by: Laxman Utekar
Starring: Vicky Kaushal, Sara Ali Khan
Get ready to witness the magic of a new and refreshing on-screen duo as Sara Ali Khan and Vicky Kaushal come together for Laxman Utekar's upcoming rom-com, tentatively titled Zara Hatke Zara Bachke. While the plot of the film is still under wraps, sources claim that the film has a unique storyline filled with hilarious moments. Furthermore, the chemistry between Sara and Vicky is expected to be electric and their camaraderie on set was nothing short of amazing. Sara recently shared her experience of working with Vicky, saying, “Working with Vicky Kaushal was amazing, he's such a talented guy, and he's so easy-going that working with him is a lot of fun.” With Laxman Utekar, who has previously given us heart-warming hits like Luka Chuppi and Mimi, at the helm, the audience can expect a film that will touch their hearts and tickle their funny bones. So, if you're in the mood for romance and laughter, mark your calendars for the release of this one. With talented star cast and a promising director, this movie is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Release date: June 16, 2023
Directed by: Om Raut
Starring: Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan, Sunny Singh
Another film that has been creating a lot of buzz since its announcement in 2020 is the upcoming Indian epic action-drama — Adipurush. Directed by Om Raut, known for his work on the period action film Tanhaji, Adipurush is an adaptation of the Hindu epic Ramayana and promises to be a riveting experience for audiences. Made on a whopping budget of apparently Rs 500 crore, the film stars Baahubali actor Prabhas in the lead role and versatile actor Saif Ali Khan in the role of the antagonist. The two powerful actors are expected to bring their A-game to the table and deliver a memorable clash on-screen. The film also stars the very talented Kriti Sanon. Talking about his ambitious project, Om Raut said in an interview, “Adipurush is set 7000 years ago, and all the touch points are as in the Ramayana, but with modern storytelling techniques.” With an epic story, a talented cast, and an able director at the helm, Adipurush promises to be a cinematic experience that fans of the Ramayana will not want to miss.
Release date: June 23, 2023
Directed by: Amit Ravindernath Sharma
Starring: Ajay Devgn, Priyamani, Gajraj Rao, Rudranil Ghosh
After plenty of delays for an abundance of reason, Ajay Devgn and Priyamani’s biographical sports drama finally arrives in theatres in June. Inspired by an incredible true story, Maidaan depicts the journey of one of the finest football coaches that emerged from India, the one who put India on the global map — Syed Abdul Rahim. The makers promise that it is a story that will resonate with every Indian. What makes the film even more promising is its cast. It stars versatile actor Ajay Devgn and National award-winning actress Priyamani in lead roles. Ajay Devgn said about the film, “It is a fabulous story, director Amit Ravindernath has done a great job. Maidaan has been a very moving and emotional journey for me.” It seems like this film will be worth the wait.
SATYAPREM KI KATHA
Release date: June 29, 2023
Directed by: Sameer Vidwans
Starring: Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani, Gajraj Rao, Supriya Pathak
Most Kartik Aaryan movies are sprinkled with a fair dose of entertainment, and the young actor’s upcoming film Satyaprem Ki Katha seems to be no different. Directed by Sameer Vidwans, whose Marathi film Anandi Gopal won a National Film Award, the musical drama is a collaboration between Sajid Nadiadwala and Namah Pictures, and has been the talk of the town since it was announced. The movie is a musical love story that will see Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani on screen together for the second time after their successful pairing in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. Their chemistry and performance in the previous film made them a popular on-screen couple and fans are now eagerly waiting for their reunion in Satyaprem Ki Katha. While the makers are keeping mum about the project, it is believed that Satyaprem Ki Katha is a compelling and emotionally charged love story that will captivate audience. Kartik said in a statement, "I have been wanting to work with Sajid sir for some time now, I couldn't have asked for a better collaboration. Satyaprem Ki Katha is a musical love saga which brings together a powerhouse of people who are National Award-winning names.” Well, this already looks like a winner.