A new month brings a whole set of new movies to look forward to. And like every other month, September is also coming with a great line up of Bollywood’s most anticipated movies like Manmarziyaan, Batti Gul Meter Chalu among many others. With Abhishek Bachchan returning after almost 6 years and Shraddha and Shahid coming together again in their second movie, September’s every weekend promises to be a fun weekend. We have listed down 10 most anticipated Bollywood movies releasing in September based on the announcements made by the producers of the respective movies. Have a look!
1. Laila Majnu
The widely known love story of Laila Majnu is coming back to the big screen this month. Imtiaz Ali and Ekta Kapoor, the producers have stated that it is a risky movie and every other person who believes in the madness of love should watch it. It is directed by Imtiaz’s brother Sajid Ali and is written by both the brothers. With the new star cast of Avinash Tiwary and Tripti Dimri, the movie is set to release on 7th September.
The first look of the film, Manmarziyan had got people excited and now its trailer has got them curious about the film’s twisted plot. Abhishek Bachchan is doing this movie after a 6-year gap and the star cast includes Taapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal, both critically acclaimed actors. It is Anurag Kashyap’s directorial project which will release on 14th September.
3. Helicopter Eela
Helicopter Eela is Kajol’s comeback film slated to release on the same date as Laila Majnu that is on 7th September. The movie’s trailer suggests that the film is a journey of a single mother who rediscovers herself and her individuality. It is based on a Marathi play, Beta, Kagdo. Neha Dhupia and Riddhi Sen will be also be playing major roles in the film.
4. Batti Gul Meter Chalu
Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor’s first film together, Haider was a blockbuster hit and both their performances in the film were appreciated by the audiences and the critics. And now both of them are all set to come together for their second film, Batti Gul Meter Chalu along with Yami Gautam and Divyendu Sharma. The movie talks about electricity theft in rural areas and is slated to release on 28th September.
5. Sui Dhaaga
A fresh pairing and a new Jodi Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma will be playing the lead roles in one of the most anticipated movies on 2018, Sui Dhaaga. The movie will be promoting ‘Make in India’ campaign in its own way and also promote India’s home textile production in its own way. In fact, recently the movie’s logo was released and it wasn’t designed on the computer but was sent to several handicraft workmen in different parts of the country. Anushka will be playing the role of an embroiderer and Varun will be playing a tailor in the film. It will be really interesting to see these two perform such roles on the big screen. The movie will hit the theatres on 28th September.
Drive is a remake of a 2011 American film by the same name. Drive starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Jacqueline Fernandez, Sapna Pabbi, Boman Irani and Pankaj Tripathi will release on 7th September. It will face stiff competition from Laila Majnu and Helicopter Eela. The movie is directed by Tarun Mansukhani who had also directed Dostana under the same production house, Dharma Productions.
Looks like the first weekend of September is going to bring a lot of versatile choices for the audience as Paltan, an Indian war film will also be releasing on 7th September along with three other movies. The movie stars Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Sonu Sood, Esha Gupta and Sonal Chauhan. The movie is directed by J.P. Dutta and is based on 1967 clashes along the Sikkim border.
8. Arjun Patiala
Diljit Dosanjh has made a name for himself in the Bollywood industry as an actor and his second movie in 2 months is proof enough. Soorma in August was a super hit and now, he is all set to come in another Bollywood movie as a lead actor and that is Arjun Patiala alongside Kriti Sanon and Varun Sharma. It is said to be a romantic comedy where the conflict dealt will be romance between a tall woman and a short man. Interesting, isn’t it? The movie will hit the theatres on 13th September.
Vishal Bhardwaj is bringing a female sibling rivalry, Patakha, in theatres this month, on 28th September. It stars the Dangal actress, Sanya Malhotra and popular TV actress, Radhika Madan in the lead roles. Sunil Grover aka Gutthi will also be seen in a prominent role. The star cast and the whole team looks promising and therefore it has been one of the most anticipated movies of 2018. The movie’s official trailer is said to drop on Independence Day. The movie is an adaptation of writer Charan Singh Pathik’s short story.
10. 5 Weddings
Nargis Fakhri and Rajkummar Rao, another unexpected pairing from Bollywood, are coming with their movie, 5 Weddings in theatres on 21st September. Nargis will be playing an American journalist who visits India to cover a story on Indian weddings and Rajkummar will be playing a cop who helps her out. The movie is directed by Namrata Singh Gujral and is set in the US and India.