The mainstream factory has been working overtime to ensure a steady line-up of releases is ready for the months ahead. It’s all about big stars and big line-up for the big screen.
New Delhi: From Akshay Kumar to Salman Khan to Ranveer Singh, and from Deepika Padukone to Kangana Ranaut to Alia Bhatt, they have all had their fans waiting restlessly for a new release for months owing to the pandemic. With theatres opening up again, and with people trickling back, the trade hopes cinemas will do a booming business again at some point this year.
Not surprisingly, the mainstream factory has been working overtime to ensure a steady line-up of releases is ready for the months ahead. It’s all about big stars and big line-up for the big screen. Only, if the Covid situation comes under control there will be big ticket sales, too.
While release dates of many films are yet to be announced, IANS brings you a list of the anticipated releases, due for big screen opening in 2021.
The subject, star cast and production scale made Kabir Khan’s new directorial one of the most talked-about Bollywood film last year. It continues to be equally anticipated as it gears up for release in 2021. ‘83‘ narrates the story of India’s first-ever cricket World Cup victory in 1983. In the movie, Ranveer Singh stars as the underdog team’s captain Kapil Dev while Deepika Padukone plays Kapil’s wife Romi Dev. A handpicked cast reprises cricketing icons as Sunil Gavaskar, Mohinder Amarnath, K. Srikkanth, Dilip Vengsarkar, Sandeep Patil, Yashpal Sharma, Madan Lal, Roger Binny, Syed Kirmani, Kirti Azad, Balwinder Sandhu, and Sunil Valson along with team manager Man Singh and Farokh Engineer. Shot on actual locations including Lord’s, the movie is expected to open in the first quarter of 2021.