It's going to rain films this year. Some of them are sequels too. We bring you a list of some of the most awaited films of 2015. Tell us which ones are you excited about.
1. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy
Directed by Dibakar Banerjee and produced by Yash Raj Films and Dibakar Banerjee Productions, the film is a murder mystery set up in Kolkata, Bengal and tells how Byomkesh Bakshy landed his first detective case. The film will hit the theatrical screens on 3rd April and stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari and Swastika Mukherjee in principal roles.
2. Gabbar Is Back
The film is directed by Krish and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Viacom 18 Motion Pictures.'Gabbar Is Back' is an action drama film and stars Akshay Kumar and Shruti Hassan. The film is a remake of the 2002 Tamil film 'Ramanaa'. It is scheduled to release on 1st May this year.
'Piku' is a comedy drama film with a quirky take on a father- daughter relationship and stars Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan in leading roles. Deepika and Irrfan make a quite unusual pair. Directed by Shoojit Sircar and produced by MSM Motion Pictures along with Saraswati Creations and Rising Suns Films, 'Piku' will be distributed by Yash Raj Films. The film will hit the theatre screens on 8th May.
4. Bombay Velvet
'Bombay Velvet' is a neo-noir drama film based on Gyan Prakash's book 'Mumbai Fables'. It tells the story of a boxer, Johnny Balraj and an aspiring jazz singer Rosie, and how their hopes and dreams collide with their individual realities. Director Karan Johar who plays the role of a rich media baron Kaizad Khambatta, will make his full fledged acting debut, where he will essay the role of the main antagonist. Directed by Anurag Kashyap and produced by Phantom Films and Fox Star Studios, the film is set to release on 15th May.
5. Tanu Weds Manu 2
Directed by Anand L. Rai, the romantic comedy is a sequel of 'Tanu Weds Manu' and has R. Madhavan and Kangana Ranaut reprising their original roles from the first film. Produced by Eros International, the film is set to release on 29th May.
6. Welcome Back
The film is the sequel of the 2007 hit comedy 'Welcome'. It features an ensemble cast that includes Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor and Paresh Rawal reprising their roles from the prequel. John Abraham And Shruti Hassan are the new additions to the cast. Produced by Aneez Bazmi, this film will release on 29th May.
7. Dil Dhadakne Do
Zoya Akhtar, who last made the superhit 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' has directed this film, which revolves around a dysfunctional Punjabi family on a cruise trip. The film has an essemble cast featuring Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Anushka Sharma, Anil Kapoor and Shefali Shah. Produced by Excel Entertainment, the film will hit the silver screens on 5th June.
8. Humari Adhuri Kahaani
The film is an intense love story and is said to be loosely based on Mahesh Bhatt's parents Nanabhai Bhatt, Shirin Mohammad Ali and his step mother. It has Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan and Rajkummar Rao in leading roles. Directed by Mohit Suri, produced by Mahesh Bhatt and presented by Fox Studios, the film is slated to release on 12th June.
9. ABCD 2
Directed by Remo D'souza, it is the sequel of 'ABCD'. The dance film will explore the real life struggle of three small-time choreographers who went on to win the World Hip-hop dance championship. Starring Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor in leading roles, Prabhu Deva will be seen playing a negative character. Produced by UTV films, ABCD 2 will release on 19thÂ June.
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10. Bajrangi Bhaijaan
The film, directed by Kabir Khan, deals with the topic of love jihad. It stars Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Salman will be singing a qawwali number too for this film. 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' is touted to be an Eid release.
'Brothers', which is directed by Karan Malhotra, is a story of two brothers pitted against each other. The film is an official remake of the 2011 Hollywood film 'Warrior'. Produced by Dharma Productions, the film stars Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra as the two brothers. Jacqueline Fernandez plays the leading lady while Jackie Shroff essays the role of their father. The film will hit the theatrical screens on 14th August.
Phantom is a political thriller which deals with the topic of global terrorism. The film stars Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif in leading roles. Directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Siddharth Roy Kapur, the film releases on 28th August.
'Shandaar' is said to be India's first 'destination wedding' film. Starring Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, the film is directed by Vikas Bahi who last made the critically acclaimed 'Queen'. Produced by Phantom Films and Dharma Productions, the film is slated to release on 4th September.
14. Singh is Bling
Directed by Prabhudeva, the action comedy stars Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson and Lara Dutta. Produced by Grazing Goat Pictures, the film will hit the theatrical screens on 2nd October.
15. Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo
The family drama film stars Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor in lead roles with Neil Nitin Mukesh and Swara Bhaskar in supporting roles. Directed by Sooraj Barjatya and produced by Rajshri Productions, the film is slated to be a Diwali release.
16. Jagga Jasoos
'Jagga Jasoos' is a story of a teenage detective in search of his missing father and has Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Govinda in lead roles. Directed by Anurag Basu and produced by Ranbir Kapoor and Anurag Basu, the film will release on 27th November.
17. Bajirao Mastani
The 'Ramleela' jodi Ranveer Singh- Deepika Padukone are back with this historical romance film. It narrates the story of the Maratha Peshwa Bajirao I and his second wife Mastaani. The film has Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra in leading roles. Directed and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and distributed by Eros International, the film is slated for a December release.
Directed by Rohit Shetty, the film brings the magical jodi of Shah Rukh Khan- Kajol back on silver screen after 'My Name Is Khan'. It also stars Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon and is slated to be a Christmas release.