New Year 2022: Gangubai Kathiawadi to Brahmastra; 10 most anticipated films releasing next year

Updated on Dec 31, 2021 05:21 PM IST  |  297.4K
New Year 2022: Gangubai Kathiawadi to Brahmastra; 10 most anticipated films releasing next year
New Year 2022: Gangubai Kathiawadi to Brahmastra; 10 most anticipated films releasing next year

The year 2021 was quite difficult for the entertainment industry and there’s no second thoughts about it. From postponing of releases to shut down, new rules for shooting and much, a lot had happened in the tinselvile this year. Amid this, the Indian cinema has given us some of the most amazing movies this year. Despite all the hurdles and big releases making their way to the digital world, the entertainment industry has played a great role in keeping us entertained.

And now, as we are heading towards the new year, Bollywood is coming up with several interesting movies that are raring to hit the big screen across genres including KGF: Chapter 2, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Vidya Balan’s yet to be titled project with Pratik Gandhi which is being bankrolled by Applause Entertainment and Ellipsis Entertainment and many more. Although the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic situation has led to affect the opening of theatres, these movies continue to be among the most anticipated releases and are expected to entertain the audience in 2022. So before we welcome 2022 with open arms, here’s a look at 10 big movies to look forward to next year:

Vikram Vedha remake 

Starring Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan in the lead, the remake of South blockbuster Vikram Vedha is one of the most anticipated releases of 2022. The film will showcase Saif and Hrithik in the role of a cop and a gangster and well, the two will be seen facing off each other. With the shoot going on in full swing, fans cannot wait to see how Saif and Hrithik take over the baton from R Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi. 

Release Date: September 30, 2022. 


Starring Ranveer Singh, Pooja Hegde and Jacqueline Fernandez, Cirkus is yet another venture that fans of Rohit Shetty are looking forward to in 2022. From the still shared by Ranveer and Rohit from time to time, the excitement is through the roof. 

Release date: July 15, 2022. 


Ajay Devgn's much awaited biopic based on the life of Syed Abdul Rahim is another film that fans cannot wait for in 2022. The film has gone through many hurdles in the proces of being shot but now, shoot is in full swing. Fans can expect to see Ajay in a never-seen-before avatar as he aces the role of the man who set foundation for football in India in a film backed by Boney Kapoor. 

Release date: June 3, 2022

Gangubai Kathiawadi

Marking Alia Bhatt’s first collaboration with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi will feature the actress in the titular role. The movie is based on a chapter from Hussain Zaidi's book, Mafia Queens of Mumbai that is about a woman named, Gangubai Kothewali.

Release Date: February 18, 2022


This Ayan Mukerji directorial has been one of the most awaited releases ever. Starring Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan and Mouni Roy in the lead, the fantasy drama happens to be a trilogy. Marking Alia and Ranbir’s first onscreen collaboration, Brahmastra will also feature Nagarjuna Akkineni in a key role.

Release Date: September 9, 2022


Kangana Ranaut is an actress who doesn’t shy away from experimenting with her roles. And her upcoming spy thriller Dhaakad will have her in a never seen before avatar. She will be seen as the fierce, feisty and fearless Agent Agni and will be taking over the big screen along with Arjun Rampal and Divya Dutta.

Release Date: April 8, 2022


Helmed by SS Rajamouli, RRR will feature Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn in the lead. The magnum opus will mark Ajay and Alia’s first collaboration with the ace filmmaker. 

Release Date: January 7

Laal Singh Chaddha

Helmed by Advait Chandan, Laal Singh Chaddha happens to be the Bollywood remake of Hollywood classic Forrest Gump starring Tom Hanks. The movie will feature Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan in the lead and will mark their third collaboration after 3 Idiots and Talaash.

Release Date: April 14, 2022


Helmed by Om Raut, Adipurush happens to be a mythological drama based on the Hindu epic Ramayana. IT will feature Prabhas as Adipurush, Kriti Sanon as Sita, and Saif Ali Khan as Ravana and is said to be one of the most expensive Indian films ever made.

Release Date: August 11, 2022


Starring Akshay Kumar, Manushi Chhillar and Sanjay Dutt in the lead, Prithviraj is an epic saga based on the life of India's bravest Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan. While Prithviraj will be seen as the valiant emperor. On the other hand, Manushi Chhillar, who will be making her debut, was seen as a gorgeous and brave Sanyogita, while Sanjay will be seen playing the role of a merciless invader Muhammad of Ghor.

Release Date: January 21, 2022


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