Hindi Movies to Look Forward to in 2018

Filmein bas teen cheezo ke wajah se chalti hai… entertainment, entertainment, entertainment.

Fasten your seatbelts because the list of Hindi Movies 2018 is filled up with some big budget sagas and some subject led stories.

We had our eventful dose of entertainment in 2017 with Sallu bhai’s “Tiger Zinda Hai” as a cherry on the cakeWhile the year 2018 has some astounding movies potent enough to turn the tides in Bollywood, there will be films from different genres.

Comedy like “Sonu ke Teetu ki Sweety“, drama like “Sanju” to social influencers like Anushka Sharma‘s “Sui Dhaga” will be a few to watch out for.

Bollywoodspeaks brings you the rundown of the most awaited movies around the year so that you can plan out your calendar well.


Hindi Movies January 2018


1. DOWN UP THE EXIT 796

Director Jaimin Bal showcases exploitation of the youth by terrorists.

The story is about Nafees, a young geek protagonist caught in the trap of terrorists to develop a weapon of mass destruction.

Release Date: 12 January 2018

Genre: Action Thriller

Producer: Jaimin Bal & Somya Ranjan Patnaik

Director: Jaimin Bal

Star Cast: Vinayak Mishra, Rajesh Desai, Ruchika Dhankhar, Yatin Karyekar.

2. KAALAKANDI

We have the writer of Delly Belly Akshat Verma as the director of this dark comedy.

The story revolves around Saif Ali Khan who jumps from one adventure into another after discovering about his stomach cancer.He gets entangled in his Karma while he craves for just one more game.

Highlighting the trend of youth engaged in excess of sex & drugs, the story seems to take the boli  “CHOTA  DEVRA BHABHI NAAL ARYAYA OE ” too seriously.

Release Date: 12 January 2018

Genre: Dark Comedy

Producer: Rohit Khattar & Ashi Dua Sara

Star Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Oberoi, Kunal Roy Kapoor, Deepak Dobriyal, Vijay Raaz, Sobhita Dhuplipala, Isha Talwar, Shivam Patil.

3. MUKKABAAZ

A  lower caste aspiring boxer struggling for his love & evolving with a successful career.

The interesting part is Jimmy Shergill playing the character of a local don disapproving of his daughter’s marriage with this boxer guy.

Release Date: 12 January 2018

Genre: Drama

Producer: Anand L. Rai & Phantom Films

Director: Anurag Kashyap

Star Cast: Vineet Kumar Singh, Zoya Hussain, Ravi Kishan, Jimmy Shergill.

4. NIRDOSH

The story of a deadly murder where Arbaaz Khan plays the role of an investigating officer, but no-one really seems to be the culprit.

Predicted to be along the lines of “No One Killed Jessica”, let’s watch how the mystery unfolds.

Release Date: 19 January 2018

Genre: Thriller

Producer: Pradeep Rangwani

Director: Pradeep Rangwani & Subroto Paul

Starring: Arbaaz Khan, Manjari Fadnis, Ashmit Patel, Mahek Chahal.

5. VODKA DIARIES

Kay Kay Menon turns Desi Sherlock in Manali.

A mysterious woman leads ACP Ashwini (Menon) on a wild goose chase while he investigates series of murders happened overnight in the club “Vodka Diaries”.

Release Date: 19 January 2018

Genre: Thriller

Director: Kushal Srivastava

Star Cast: K K Menon, Raima Sen, Mandira Bedi, Sharib Hashmi.

6. UNION LEADER

Based on real-life events where a common man turns a Union leader.

Jay is a worker in a chemical plant who struggles to get out of poverty & meanwhile comes face to face with the reality of social & legal injustices.

Release Date: 19 January 2018

Genre: Drama

Director & Producer: Sanjay Patel

Star Cast: Vineet Rahul Bhat & Tillotama Shome.

7. PADMAVAT

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati” now “Padmavat” is a period film that features Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati, Shahid Kapoor as Maha Rawal Ratan Singh & Ranveer Singh as Sultan Alauddin Khilji.

It tells the story of Rani Padmavati & Maha Rawal Ratan Singh defending their kingdom & honor against Alauddin Khilji obsessed over the exceptional beauty of the legendary Queen.

The epic movie is all set for release, after a number of amends by the CBFC.

Release Date:25 January 2018

Genre: Epic Period Drama

Producer: Viacom 18 Motion Pictures & Bhansali Productions

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Star Cast: Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh.

 

8. AIYAARY

Neeraj Pandey who gave us “Special 26” & “Baby” has come up with “The Ultimate Trickery” as a tribute to our soldiers this Republic Day.

The movie starring Sidharth Malhotra & Manoj Bajpayee is based on a real-life incident of 2 intelligence officers, a mentor & a protégé.

Releasing: 26 January 2018

Genre: Crime Drama

Director: Neeraj Pandey

Star Cast: Anupam Kher, Sidharth Malhotra, Manoj Bajpai, Naseeruddin Shah, Rakul Preet Singh.

9. CHANDA MAMA DOOR KE

For all “Interstellar” & “Gravity” lovers in India, this sci-fi film traces the journey of India’s space programme.

Let’s see how well Maddy plays a test pilot again after Rang de Basanti & Sushant Singh Rajput fulfills his mother’s dream of him being an astronaut.

Release Date: 26 January 2018

Genre : Sci-fi / Drama

Producer: Viki Rajani

Director: Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan

Star Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, R. Madhavan, Shraddha Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar.

10. PADMAN

After “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha”, Akshay Kumar is up with another movie for a social cause.

Biography of a Tamil- Nadu based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who fought against his family & village for menstrual hygiene in rural areas and created a low-cost sanitary napkin producing machine.

The Pagla Superhero is ready to send a strong message in a subtle yet entertaining way.

Release Date: 26 January 2018

Genre: Biographical Comedy Drama

Producer: Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna, Sony Pictures.

Director: R. Balki

Star Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Radhika Apte, Amitabh Bachchan.


Hindi Movies February 2018


1. SONU KE TEETU KI SWEETY

The three are back with the theme of “Bromance vs Romance” after entertaining us in “Pyar ka Punchnama“.

Here, the fight is between Sonu & Sweety for Tittu’s love. Sonu being the best buddy finds the perfect Sweety too good to be true for his Teetu.

He is set to prove his point “kuch toh gadbad hai“, are you up for the challenge?

Sonu ke Titu ki Sweety

Release Date: 9 February 2018

Genre: Comedy

Producer: Luv Ranjan, Bhushan Kumar, Ankur Garg.

Director: Luv Ranjan

Star Cast: Kartik Aryan, Nushrat Bharucha, Sunny Singh.

2. PARI

Actress turned producer Anushka Sharma has presented strong female characters in NH 10 & Phillauri dealing with the social ills of honor killing & superstitions.

She is back with “Pari”, a supernatural thriller showcasing the life of an abused victim.

 

 

Release Date: 9 February 2018

Genre: Thriller/Drama

Producer: Clean Slate Films

Director: Prosit Roy

Star Cast: Anushka Sharma, Parambrata Chatterjee, Anupam Roy.

 

3. LOVE SONIA

A film starring Rajkumar Rao, Anupam Kher, Freida Pinto, Demi Moore & Manoj Bajpayee has a lot to tell.

Tabrez Noorani’s directorial debut is inspired by an encounter with an Indian girl who is a victim of the sex trade in Los Angeles.

Release Date: 22 February 2018

Genre: Drama

Producer & Director: Tabrez Noorani

Star Cast: Anupam Kher, Rajkumar Rao, Manoj Bajpayee, Demi Moore, Freida Pinto, Richa Chadha.

4. HICHKI

The third film by producer Maneesh Sharma after “Dum Laga ke Haisha” & “Meri Pyari Bindu“, Hichki is inspired by the TV film “Front Of The Class“.

The story is about Naina Mathur, a woman who turns out her biggest disadvantage of speech disorder into her biggest strength.

Rani last seen in Mardaani (2014) as a tough cop fighting for an orphan girl, is now fighting for the rights – her own as well as those she is teaching.

Hichki Movie Trailer

Release Date: 23 February 2018

Genre: Drama

Producer: Maneesh Sharma & Aditya Chopra

Director: Siddharth Malhotra

Star Cast: Rani Mukerji, Kunal Shinde, Supriya Pilgaonkar, Asif Basra, Ivan Rodrigues.


Hindi Movies MARCH 2018


1. DRIVE

Jacqueline to play a street racer in the film, opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. They get into the web of underworld eventually.

Directed by Tarun Mansukhani, the film is an adaptation of Ryan – Gosling – starrer, Drive (2011)

Release Date: 2 March 2018

Genre: Action Comedy

Producer: Karan Johar & Hiroo Johar

Director: Tarun Mansukhani

Star Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Jacqueline Fernandez, Sapna Pabbi, Vikramjeet Virk.

2. HATE STORY 4

A revenge drama featuring Urvashi Rautela as a supermodel. It is Karan Wahi‘s first major Bollywood film as an actor & Punjabi actor Ihana Dhillon‘s debut Bollywood film.

Release Date: 2 March 2018

Genre: Thriller

Producer: Bhushan Kumar & Krishan Kumar

Director: Vishal Pandya

Star Cast: Urvashi Rautela, Karan Wahi, Ihana Dhillon.

3. SANJU

Ranbir Kapoor portrayed Sanjay Dutt in the biopic film based on the eventful life of Sanju Baba.

From the rise to fall of his career, drug phase, affairs & three marriages to getting jailed, this movie is a must watch for Sanju’s fans.

Release Date: 30 March 2018

Genre: Biographical Drama

Producer: Rajkumar Hirani & Abhijat Joshi

Director: Rajkumar Hirani

Star Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Tabu, Dia Mirza, Paresh Rawal, Boman Irani, Manisha Koirala, Siddharth Nigam, Karishma Tanna.


Hindi Movies APRIL 2018


1. YAMLA PAGLA DEEWANA: PHIR SE

The third installment of the Yamla Pagla Deewana film series.Sunny Deol & Bobby Deol playing brothers and Dharmendra as a romantic flirt lawyer.

Release Date: 2 April 2018

Genre: Action Comedy

Producer: Vijayta Films

Director: Navaniat Singh

Star Cast: Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Dharmendra, Kriti Kharbanda.

2. OCTOBER

The film story is a reflection of real-life wherein Varun Dhawan in portraying a serious role with an essence of the movie Badlapur.

Release Date: 13 April 2018

Genre: Drama, Romance

Producer: Ronnie Lahiri

Director: Shoojit Sarkar

Star Cast: Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu

3. 2.0

The first Indian film to be directly shot in 3D.It is a sequel to the 2010 film Enthiran.

We’ll see Rajinikanth as Dr. Vaseegaran & Chitti while Akshay Kumar as Dr. Richard getting head to head.

Said to be the most expensive Indian film made so far.

Release Date: 14 April 2018

Genre: Science Fiction

Producer: Allirajah Subaskaran

Director: S. Shankar

Star Cast: Akshay Kumar, Rajinikanth, Amy Jackson.

3. PARMANU: THE STORY OF POKHRAN

The film is based on the successful nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by the Indian Army at Pokhran in 1998 during the tenure of PM Shree Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

We hope the film doesn’t stick in the political clout as #PADMAVAT did. Fingers crossed !!

Release Date: 23 April 2018

Genre: Drama

Producer: John Abraham

Director: Abhishek Sharma

Star Cast: John Abraham, Diana Penty, Boman Irani, Divya Dutta.

4. BAAGHI 2

Upcoming martial arts film is a remake of Telugu film Kshanam.

We’ll see Tiger Shroff as a rebellious lover, an NRI who comes back to India to help his ex-lover, Disha Patani, find her kidnapped daughter.

Can’t wait to see Tiger set the dance floor on fire.

Release Date: 27 April 2018

Genre: Action / Romance

Producer: Sajid Nadiadwala & Fox Star Studios

Director: Ahmed Khan

Star Cast: Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani, Randeep Hooda, Manoj Bajpayee, Prateik Babbar.

5.MANIKARNIKA: THE QUEEN OF JHANSI

Directed by award-winner Krish Jagarlamundi & scripted by Bahubali‘s scriptwriter, KV Vijayendra Prasad.

The film is the story of the very brave Rani Lakshmibai, one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857, and her resistance to the British Raj.

Ankita Lokhande, the lead in Pavitra Rishta, is making her debut into Bollywood by playing Jhaarikabai, the right hand of the Jhansi ki Rani in Manikarnika.

Release Date: 27 April 2018

Genre: Drama / Biography /Period Film

Producer: Kamal Jain & Nishnat Pitti

Director: Krish Jagarlamudi

Star Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Sonu Sood, Atul Kulkarni, Ankita Lokhande, Edward Sonnenblick.


Hindi Movies May 2018


1. RACE 3 

The third installment of the Race film series with Salman Khan & Jacqueline Fernandes in the lead roles.

Release Date: 4 May 2018

Genre: Drama / Crime

Producer: Ramesh S. Tourani & Salman Khan

Director: Remo D’Souza

Star Cast: Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez, Saqib Saleem, Daisy Shah, Pooja Hedge.

2. RAAZI

Meghna, daughter of celebrated writer Gulzar,  is up with Raazi, after Filhaal & Talvar.

The movie is based on Harinder Sikka‘s novel “Calling Sehmat” inspired by real life events.

Alia Bhatt playing the role of a Kashmiri girl who is married to Pakistani officer &  she spies for the Indian Intelligence.

Release Date: 11 May 2018

Genre: Period Thriller

Producer: Karan Johar & Vineet Jain

Director: Meghna Gulzar

Star Cast: Alia Bhatt, Jaideep Ahlawat, Vicky Kaushal, Soni Razdan, Amruta Khanvilkar, Arif Zakaria.

3. VEERE DI WEDDING

A female buddy comedy film with Kareena Kapoor making a comeback after her maternal break.

It’s all about 4 women attending a wedding & the drama that follows.

Release Date: 18 May 2018

Genre: Comedy

Producer: Rhea Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor

Director: Shashanka Ghosh

Star Cast: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Sumeet Vyas, Swara Bhaskar, Ekavali Khanna, Edward Sonnenblick, Akanksha Malhotra.


Hindi Movies June 2018


 1. FANNEY KHAN

Musical comedy film as the remake of the Oscar-nominated Belgian 2000 film “Everybody’s Famous”.

Aishwarya Rai plays the role of a singer while Anil Kapoor plays the role of a father who kidnaps the famous singer just to cement his daughter’s position at the top.

Release Date: 15 June 2018.

Genre: Comedy, Drama.

Producer:Bhushan Kumar, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra,.

Director: Atul Manjrekar

Star Cast: Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Rajkumar Rao.

2. SOORMA

A look at the life of field hockey star Sandeep Singh starring Dijit Dosanjh is the greatest comeback story ever.

From being in a wheelchair to highest goal scorer in qualifying match of London Olympics 2012, the ex-captain is set to inspire all.

Release Date: 29 June 2018

Genre: Biography, Drama.

Producer: Sony Pictures Networks India, Chitrangada Singh, The CS Films.

Director: Shaad Ali

Star Cast: Diljeet Dosanjh, Tapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi.


Hindi Movies July 2018


1. DHADAK

Dhadak, starring Janhvi Kapoor & Ishaan Khattar is said to be based on 2016 Marathi language film, Sairat.

Set in Rajasthan, this love story is entangled in social wrongs of casteism and honor killings.

Release Date: 6 July 2018

Genre: Romance, Drama

Producer:Karan JOhar, Zee Studios, Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta.

Director:Shashank Khaitan

Star Cast: Jhanvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khattar.


Hindi Movies August 2018


1. GOLD

After delivering hits like “Baby“,”Airlift” &  “Rustom“, Akshay Kumar is set to release yet another patriotic film this Independence Day.

The story of free India’s first Olympic medal, led by Kishan Lal.

Release Date: 15 August 2018

Genre: Biography, Drama.

Producer: Ritesh Sidhwani, Farhan Akhtar.

Director: Reema Kagti.

Star Cast: Akshay Kumar, Amit Sadh, Gauhar Khan, Kunal Kapoor, Mouni Roy.

2. 3 STORIES

The movie by Farhan Akhtar captures lives of people living in a Chawl.

Release Date: Not Known

Genre: Drama

Producer: Not Known

Director: Arjun Mukherjee

Star Cast: Richa Chadha, Sharman Joshi, Pulkit Samrat, Renuka Shahane.

3. BATTI GUL METER CHALU

Directed by Shree Narayan Singh, who gave us “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” is up with another social drama releasing on the Festival of Lights.

The movie portrays Shahid Kapoor as a lawyer raising his voice for common man’s fight against power distribution companies for escalating electricity bills.

Release Date: 31 August 2018.

Genre: Comedy, Drama.

Producer: Prerna Arora, Shital Bhatia, Arjun N. Kapoor.

Director: Shree Narayan Singh.

Star Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi.


Hindi Movies September 2018


1. Dr. APJ ABDUL KALAM

Biopic of renowned scientist and former President of India.

The movie will showcase nuclear development under Dr. Kalam & how he safeguarded India’s nuclear secrets.

Release Date: 3 September 2018.

Genre: Biopic.

Producer: Not Known.

Director: Anil Sunkara

Star Cast: Not Known.


Hindi Movies October 2018


1. SUI DHAGA: MADE IN INDIA

A story of self-reliance with the mantra of “Made in India” propounded by the father of the nation is voiced to millions through this movie.

Release Date: 2 October 2018

Genre: Drama

Producer: Maneesh Sharma

Director: Sharat Kataria

Star Cast: Varun Dhawan, Anushka Sharma


Hindi Movies November 2018


1. THUGS OF HINDOSTAN

A period action – adventure film, set in 1832 is based on the novel “Confessions of a Thug“.

The story revolves around a Gang of Thugs that posed a serious challenge to the British empire.

Dangal girl Fatima Sana Sheikh will be seen in the lead role.

Release Date: 8 November 2018.

Genre: Epic Period, Action, Adventure.

Producer: Aditya Chopra

Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya.

Star Cast: Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Fatima Sana Sheikh, Katrina Kaif, Shashank Arora.

2. GHOOMKETU

A story of a small town writer from U.P. who runs away to Mumbai to prove his worth in 30 days.

Release Date: 16 November 2018

Genre: Comedy.

Producer:Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl.

Director: Pushpendra Mishra

Star Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Ragini Khanna, Richa Chadha.

3. SUPER 30

A biopic on the mathematician Anand Kumar who launched Super 30 to nurture talented students from the underprivileged sections of the society for entrance to the IITs.

Release Date: 23 November 2018.

Genre: Biopic.

Producer: Not Known

Director: Vikas Bahl.

Star Cast: Mrunal Thakur, Ritvik Sahore, Hrithik Roshan.

4. STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2

The sequel to Karan Johar’s 2012 film, “Student of the Year” featuring Tiger Shroff with Chunkey Pandey‘s daughter Ananya Pandey in the lead role.

Release Date: 30 November 2018.

Genre: Romance, Drama.

Producer: Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta.

Director: Punit Malhotra.

Star Cast: Tiger Shroff, Ananya Pandey.


Hindi Movies December 2018


1.102 NOT OUT

The film is based on a running- Gujarati play “102 Not Out” where Amitabh Bachchan is a 102-year old man and Rishi Kapoor his 75-year-old son.

The 102-year-old man tries to break the oldest person record held by a Chinese person.

Release Date: 1 December 2018

Genre: Comedy

Producer: Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar

Director: Umesh Shukla

Star Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Paresh Rawal.

NAMASTE CANADA

After “Namaste London“, Vipul Shah is back with the Namaste series, featuring the Ishaqzaade jodi Arjun Kapoor & Parineeti Chopra.

A “desi story with videshi heart” is set to steal our hearts by the end of the year.

Release Date: 7 December 2018.

Genre: Romantic, Drama.

Producer: Not Known

Director: Vipul Shah

Star Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra.

2. TOTAL DHAMAAL

An upcoming comedy film as the third installment in the Dhamaal series.

Release Date: 7 December 2018

Genre: Comedy

Producer: Indra Kumar, Ashok Thakeria.

Star Cast: Ajay Devgan, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Aashish Chaudhary, Jaaved Jaaferi, Niharica Raizada.

3. KEDARNATH

A love story in the background of 2013 Kedarnath tragedy.

Sushant is playing the role of a pithu & Sara Ali Khan to make her debut as a pilgrim stuck amidst the floods.

Release Date: 21 December 2018

Genre: Drama, Romance.

Producer: Abhishek Kapoor, Prernaa Arora, Arjun N. Kapoor

Director: Abhishek Kapoor

Star Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Sara Ali Khan.

4. THE ACCIDENTAL PRIME  MINISTER

Based on the memoir by Sanjaya Banu, the film stars Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, former PM of India.

The former PM once stated that there cannot be two centers of power as the party president is the centre of power -describes the theme of the film.

NOC required before the release by Dr. Manmohan Singh & the Indian National Congress President Rahul Gandhi.

Release Date: 21 December 2018

Genre: Biopic

Producer: Bohra Bros

Director: Vijay Gutte

Star Cast: Anupam Kher

5. ZERO

After playing well as an obsessed fan, Shahrukh Khan will be seen as a dwarf.

A tapori guy introducing himself  ham jiske peeche lag jaate hain, uski life bana dete hain“.

Already made lives of many, let’s see how many lives King Khan is going to change this time.

Special Appearance: Salman Khan.

Release Date: 21 December 2018.

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Producer: Gauri Khan

Director: Anand L. Rai

Star Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma.

While this list of Hindi Movies 2018 is not exhaustive, BollywoodSpeaks will try to share more information on other Hindi Movies of 2018 and we are sure these Hindi Movies will keep you excited throughout the year 2018.

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