| Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara |
Director: Zoya Akhtar
Starring: Hrithik, Farhan, Abhay, Katrina
It has an interesting ensemble cast and is made by a filmmaker who has shown depth and insight in her debut venture (Luck By Chance). In Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara she traverses through the landscapes of Spain.
This is a road movie that might well be peppered with quirks, slice of life nuggets and loads of drama, American indie style, as Zoya always liked it'
| RA.One |
Director: Anubhav Sinha
Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor
SRK's attempt to play super hero. The film has been in news right from the time it was announced. Many eyebrows were raised when Anubhav Sinha was named as the director especially after the forgetful Cash.
The costumes and SFX of the film have already been talked about. Likely to be a bumper Diwali release.
| Don 2 |
Director: Farhan Akhtar
Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Lara Dutta
The first sequel of a remake, Don 2 brings back the tried and tested formula of Don, starring Amitabh Bachchan. Farhan returns to direction after Don and a not-so-successful stint in acting.
| Untitled |
Director: Reema Kagti
Starring: Aamir Khan, Rani Mukherji, Kareena Kapoor.
Not much is known about the film so far apart from the fact that it is a thriller and Aamir's next after 3 Idiots, which easily makes it the most eagerly awaited film of the year.
It is also Reema's second film after the critically acclaimed Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.
| Ready |
Director: Anees Bazmee
Starring: Salman Khan, Asin
Salman Khan is on the top of the charts after his antics in 2010's biggest hit Dabangg. Anees Bazmee, one of the most successful directors of recent times (No Problem can be forgotten) and Asin as the leading lady, this action thriller is easily one of the films to watch out for in 2011.
| Rockstar |
Director: Imtiaz Ali
Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Nargis Fakhri
Imtiaz Ali, known for his different take on love stories, comes up with another love story after Socha Na Tha, Jab We Met and Love Aaj Kal.
To top it, he has the GenX superstar Ranbir Kapoor and hotter-than-lava Nargis Fakhri waiting to erupt. Everything about the film has been kept under wraps.
| Agent Vinod |
Director: Shriram Raghvan
Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor
Saif Ali Khan will be seen a la Bond in the sci-fi action thriller Agent Vinod. Shot in eight countries, it promises to have unparalleled action sequences.
The stylized film is scheduled to be released in the last quarter of 2011. Plus, off screen lovers Saifeena will be seen romancing once again.
| Patiala House |
Director: Nikhil Advani
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor,
Nikhil Advani and Akshay Kumar join hands after the forgetful turkey Chandni Chowk to China.
However the story of an aspiring cricketer, a Punjabi boy from London could well break the jinx. Nikhil and Akshay's acid test.
| Dhobi Ghat |
Director: Kiran Rao
Starring: Aamir Khan, Pratik, Monica Dogra
Aamir Khan's wife Kiran Rao had announced that there is more to her than being Mrs Aamir Khan. All that will be up for scrutiny when Dhobi Ghat releases on Jan 21.
A film based on Mumbai, four characters and their lives. According to Aamir, it is the best film from his production house.
| Saat Khoon Maaf |
Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Starring: Priyanka Chopra, Irfan Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, John
Abraham and Neil Nitin Mukesh
Vishal Bhardwaj's next after Kaminey! Do we need to say anything more? Priyanka Chopra will play femme fatale as she encounters seven different men. Meow.
| Untitled |
Director: Nishikant Kamat
Starring: John Abraham, Genelia D'souza
The remake of the South super hit Kaakha Kaakha was on the remake list of many top producers including the late Firoz Khan. However Vipul shah bagged the rights.
John Abraham will be seen for the first time in a hardcore action film. The film is directed by the talented Nishikant Kamat.
| Yamla Pagla Deewana |
Director: Samir Karnik
Starring: Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Kulraj Randhwa
The three Deols are back together after their emotional drama Apne. This time they are out to entertain everyone with gags, punches and a zany story of conmen.
The promos have created enough buzz. It could well be a laugh riot in mid-Jan.
| No One Killed Jessica |
Director: Rajkumar Gupta
Starring: Rani Mukherji, Vidya Balan
The unique combination of Rani Mukherji (whose last zenith was Black) and the extremely talented Vidya Balan in the role of Sabrina Lal, the film is a take-off on one of the biggest judicial cases of all time the Jessica Lal murder case. Wonder who'll play Malini Ramani.
| Ferrari Ki Sawarri |
Director: Rajesh Mhapuskar
Starring: Sharman Joshi
With contenders like SRK and Aamir Khan, the talented Sharman Joshi ultimately signed the film.
With names like Raju Hirani in the script department and Vidhu as the producer, there is something to look forward for everyone.
| Mausam |
Director: Pankaj Kapur
Starring: Shahid Kapoor,Sonam Kapoor
Finally Pankaj Kapur will make his debut as a director with Mausam, starring son Shahid.
With years of work on the script and Shahid having different looks in the film, the talented Pankaj and his charming son Shahid will be the highlights of this love story.
| Aarakshan |
Director: Prakash Jha
Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Pratik, Manoj Bajpai, Deepika Padukone
Prakash Jha is back with one more multi-starrer. Based on the tricky subject of reservations, Jha deals with the subject with his trademark elan.
The film has been in news due to the Ajay-Katrina walk-out but the film finally goes on floors in January.
| The Bodyguard |
Starring: Salman Khan,Kareena Kapoor
Salman Khan and Eid are an unbeatable combination as seen in the last two years with Wanted and Dabangg.
Yet again it will be the South remake of The Bodyguard this Eid. Will Kareena-Salman jinx break with The Bodyguard?
| Agneepath |
Director: Karan Malhotra
Starring: Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra
Hrithik Roshan as Vijay Deenanath Chauhan, the character immortalised by the Big B. It could well bring back the Midas into KJo's touch.
| Bol Bachchan |
Director: Rohit Shetty
Starring: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan
After Golmaal 3, Ajay Devgn and Rohit Shetty are back with yet another comedy.
This time Abhishek Bachchan will tickle your funny bone with Devgn. The remake of the 1979 Gol Maal is looking up a Diwali release.
| Dum Maro Dum |
Director: Rohan Sippy
Starring: Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Pratik, Rana Daggubatti
The film marks the return of Rohan Sippy and Abhishek Bachchan after Bluffmaster. The film is based on the culture of drugs and guns in Goa. With stylish action, romance and Abhishek as a cop, need we say more?
| Players |
Director: Abbas Mustan
Starring: Abhishek Bachchan, Neil Mukesh, Bobby Deol, Sonam Kapoor
Known for their twists and turns in thrillers, this is Abbas Mustan's official remake of Hollywood blockbuster The Italian Job. This will be the director duo's next after Race.