Other than having widespread stars and chartbuster music to seize eyeballs, sequels are what assist large manufacturing homes promote their initiatives to an ardent movie-going viewers throughout the nation. If a film is a big field workplace hit, and if the makers are completely satisfied that there’s scope to additional the plot, a sequel will, as a rule, see the sunshine of day.
Due to this fact, whereas a successor doesn’t essentially supply a magic field workplace formulation for fulfillment, it does, to a sure extent, make sure that the danger issue concerned is comparatively much less, extra so if the unique continues to stay widespread among the many lots.
Appears like 2021 could be no totally different. With the theatres remaining shut for the higher a part of the bygone yr owing to the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic, the producers are eyeing to make a swashbuckling comeback by taking their hit tales forward this yr.
Here’s a checklist of 10 thrilling sequels lined-up for launch in 2021:
KGF: Chapter 2
Ever because the teaser of director Prashanth Neel’s upcoming magnum opus hit YouTube, followers have been mighty excited to see what the Yash-starrer has in retailer for them. And with the primary half clocking greater than Rs 100 crore in its dwelling state of Karnataka and over Rs 200 crore worldwide, the commerce is abuzz with talks of the mammoth theatrical revenues that the second chapter may generate.
The 2-part fictional mob drama traces the journey of India’s most dreaded gangster, Rocky, who, after shedding his mom at an early age to poverty and illness, develops a perpetual urge for energy and violence. The movie additionally stars Srinidhi Shetty, Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon in pivotal roles. The teaser of KGF: Chapter 2, which was launched earlier than schedule on January 7, has clocked greater than 140 million views in 5 days flat.
The successor to the critically and business acclaimed Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra-starrer Badhaai Ho will star Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead, who will likely be seen sharing display screen house for the primary time. Whereas Badhaai Do will reportedly see Rajkummar sport a police uniform, Bhumi will likely be seen essaying the position of a PT instructor.
Badhaai Ho, which additionally options terrific performances by Neena Gupta and Gajaraj Rao, follows the story of a middle-aged couple who get pregnant, a lot to the shock and dismay of their kids. This new-age rom-com is without doubt one of the highest-grossing films of Ayushmann Khurrana’s profession with a field workplace whole of Rs 135 crore web to its credit score.
Bunty Aur Babli 2
A follow-up to the much-loved crime-comedy caper Bunty Aur Babli, the sequel is all set to entertain followers with a star forged headlined by actors like Rani Mukerji, Saif Ali Khan, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Sharvari Wagh.
The primary half, which starred Abhishek Bachchan and Rani Mukerji, alongside Amitabh Bachchan, follows the exploits of two small-town misfits who flip to a lifetime of fraud and ultimately turn into widespread because the duo, Bunty and Babli.
This sequel, produced by Yash Raj Movies, replaces Abhishek with Saif, but additionally marks the return of the Hum Tum duo on display screen after Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic in 2008.
Ek Villain 2
Starring Shraddha Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh, director Mohit Suri’s Ek Villain is an action-thriller that follows the story of a hardened prison whose terminally unwell spouse is murdered by a sadistic serial killer. The movie thrived on its chartbuster music and managed to gross over Rs 100 crore on the home field workplace.
Following the success of its predecessor, a sequel to the film was introduced early final yr. The movie will star John Abraham in the lead who will likely be seen sharing display screen house with Tara Sutaria and Disha Patani. Other than that, Aditya Roy Kapur will reportedly additionally be part of the forged. Useless to say, the sequel could have to match the favored music and box-office stamina of its first instalment.
Satyamev Jayate 2
One other John Abraham sequel that’s ready to hit the cinemas this yr is the successor to director Milap Zaveri’s vigilante thriller, Satyamev Jayate. The movie, which additionally starred Manoj Bajpayee, follows a vigilante who kills corrupt cops, and is in return, is being hunted by an trustworthy police officer.
The sequel can even see Divya Khosla Kumar share display screen house with John for the primary time. The movie will financial institution on its over-the-top motion and a complete lot of dialogue-baazi to woo the action-enthusiasts who’ve been yearning for an out-and-out masala entertainer for greater than a yr.
Rumours are rife that Satyamev Jayate 2 may find yourself clashing with famous person Salman Khan’s much-awaited motion entertainer, Radhe: Your Most Wished Bhai, on Eid later this yr.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2
Directed by Priyadarshan and starring Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan in the lead, Bhool Bhulaiyaa was a smash-hit on the field workplace and continues to be one of many best horror-comedies made in Bollywood to date.
The sequel, which is helmed by director Anees Bazmee, starring Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu in the lead, has rather a lot driving on its shoulders owing to the grand success and the cult standing that its predecessor has attained since its launch in 2007.
After the smashing success of Dostana, starring Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham in the lead, the onus is on its much-awaited sequel to match the exploits of its predecessor.
Kartik Aaryan leads the forged of this one too and subsequently has large sneakers to fill. Janhvi Kapoor joins him together with newcomer Laksh Lalwani.
A Dharma Productions enterprise, Dostana 2 will likely be directed by Collin D’Cunha and is slated to hit the cinemas in the second half of 2021.
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Heropanti, which marked the on-screen debut of each Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon, was a hit on the field workplace. And now that each these stars have managed to carve a distinct segment for themselves in the trade, the sequel solely guarantees to take the franchise a notch larger with its flamboyant motion sequences.
The primary look poster of the movie has been launched by the makers and Tiger will likely be seen sharing display screen house along with his Pupil of the 12 months 2 co-star, Tara Sutaria, after a spot of two years.
Go Goa Gone 2
IT’S OFFICIAL… Producer Dinesh Vijan and Eros Worldwide reunite for #GoGoaGone2… Sequel of #GoGoaGone… Will take off the place the unique ended… Begins Sept 2020… March 2021 launch. pic.twitter.com/FCm304xDeB
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In early 2020, a sequel to the zombie apocalypse action-comedy, Go Goa Gone, that includes Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu and Vir Das was introduced. Within the first instalment of the sequence, Saif Ali Khan was seen taking part in a rambunctious zombie slayer, Boris, who helps a bunch of pals escape after they’re attacked by zombies whereas vacationing in Goa. The sequel, which guarantees to be a roller-coaster trip, will see the actors reprising their roles.
A religious successor to the hit comedy caper, Hungama, Hungama 2 is helmed by Priyadarshan and can star Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Meezan Jaffrey and Pranitha Subhash in key roles.
The unique starring Paresh Rawal, Akshaye Khanna, Rimi Sen and Aftab Shivdasani has gained a cult standing through the years and continues to entice first rate viewership on the tv even in the present day.
The sequel additionally marks director Priyadarshan’s return to Bollywood after an eight-year-long hiatus.
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