In the year 2017, we saw some most awaited and expensive big budget films like ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ which was made with a budget of Rs 250 crore and collected Rs 1,706.5 crore at the box office. In the years 2018 & 2019, you will see even more expensive and interesting movies. Here we provide the list of such movies that are expected to break all the records of box office collection.
Padmavati is an upcoming historical drama Hindi movie that is made with a big budget of Rs 180–190 crores starring actress Deepika Padukone in the title role. The film features Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh who is the Rajput ruler of Mewar and husband of Rani Padmavati. Ranveer Singh is featured as Delhi ruler Sultan Alauddin Khilji.
Alauddin Khilji is impressed by the beauty of queen Padmavati so he attacks the fort of Chittor to fulfill his desire to capture Padmavati. Ratan Singh gets defeated but Padmavati along with other women inside the fort commit Jauhar. So Khilji only gets their bones and ashes. The film was initially scheduled for release on 1 1 December 2017 but due to protests against the film in various parts of the country especially in Rajasthan, its release date has been postponed.
2. Tiger Zinda Hai
Tiger Zinda Hai is another expensive Hindi movie. It is a sequel to the 2012 Bollywood Blockbuster movie Ek Tha Tiger. The film stars Salman Khan and actress Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. It is a spy base thriller featuring Salman as a RAW agent and Karina as Zoya.
The film’s list of actors in supporting role includes Sajjad Delfrooz, Sudeep, Angad Bedi, Kumud Mishra, Nawab Shah, and Girish Karnad. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and produced by Aditya Chopra with a budget of Rs 150 crores, the film is scheduled for release on 22 December 2017.
3. Robot 2
Robot 2 or 2.0 is the most awaited upcoming Tamil sci-fi movie in 2018 that is the sequel to Tamil super-hit film Robot. S. Shankar is the director while Subaskaran Allirajah who owns Lyca Productions has produced this film with a budget of Rs 450 crores. It is also the most expensive Indian movies made till date that is scheduled for release on 25 January 2018.
In Robot 2, the lead hero role of Doctor Vaseegaran and Chitti is played by Tamil Superstar Rajnikanth while Akshay Kumar is in a villainous role of Doctor Richard / Crow Man. The list of actors in this film also includes Sudhanshu Pandey, Adil Hussain, Kalabhavan Shajohn, Riyaz Khan, and actress Amy Jackson.
4. Dabangg 3
Dabangg 3 is the third installment of super-hit Dabangg film series and also one of the most awaited upcoming Bollywood movies in 2018. Arbaaz Khan who owns Arbaaz Khan Productions has made this film with a budget of Rs 120 crores. The film features Salman Khan and Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles. It is well known that Sonakshi Sinha is the daughter of famous actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha. She made her film debut with ‘Dabangg’ in 2010. She is also working on the upcoming new Bollywood movies ‘Happy Bhag Jayegi Returns’ and ‘Golmaal in New-York’.
Gold is among the new Bollywood movies in the year 2018 featuring a sports biopic drama based on the life of former hockey player Sr Balbir Singh. The film stars Indian actors Akshay Kumar and Kunal Kapoor along with Bollywood actresses Mouni Roy, Nikita Dutta, and Raveena Tandon. Akshay Kumar has played the role of Sr Balbir Singh who fetched India its first Olympic Gold medal award in 1948.
Reema Kagti has directed this film which is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar with a budget of Rs 80 Crore and is set to release on 15 August 2018.
6. Thugs of Hindostan
Thugs of Hindostan is one of the highest budget upcoming Bollywood movies in 2018 that is made with a budget of Rs 220 crores and features Indian actors Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, and Fatima Sana Shaikh in the lead roles along with Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif in a supporting role. This is an action-adventure robbery base movie directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Aditya Chopra. It will release on 7 November 2018. This is also the most expensive movie produced by Yash Raj Films production.
7. Krrish 4
Krrish 4 is one of the most awaited science fiction Bollywood movies of 2018 which is directed by Rakesh Roshan and stars his son Hrithik Roshan with actress Priyanka Chopra in a lead role. This would be the fourth installment of the super-hit Krrish series that is made with a large budget of over Rs 200 crores.
Hrithik Roshan who has appeared as the leading hero in the previous three Krrish films may play both heroic and villainous roles in Krrish 4. So this is a good chance for Hrithik to showcase the positive and negative sides simultaneously via this movie.
A dwarf is Shahrukh Khan’s most awaited expensive upcoming Bollywood movies of 2018 that is made with a budget of Rs 160 crores. The story of the film is written by Himanshu Sharma. Shahrukh’s wife Gauri Khan and film director Anand L Rai have produced this movie that is scheduled for release on 22 December 2018.
People looking for latest Bollywood movies in 2018 will get a pleasant surprise. A lot of stars will be seen in special appearances including Salman Khan and Bollywood actresses Deepika Padukone, Rani Mukherji, Alia Bhatt, Sridevi, Kajol, and Karisma Kapoor.
9. Tanaji The Unsung Warrior
The Hindi film Tanaji The Unsung Warrior is an interesting upcoming historical war drama movie that will release in 2019. Earlier war drama Indian movies like Bajirao Mastani (2015) got super-hit at the box office earning a good business. Bollywood actor and filmmaker Ajay Devgn have shown the poster of a biopic of Tanaji Malusare. It was served as one of the trusted Shivaji’s generals in the seventeenth century.
This film is made with a budget of Rs 180 crores.
SS Rajamouli’s directed Mahabharat is the most expensive film in the Indian history made up till yet. The film is made with a mega budget of Rs 1000 crores and is scheduled for release in 2019. Earlier the director has made many blockbuster Indian movies like Baahubali series that got worldwide popularity.
Rajamouli has discussed this Malayalam film with Aamir Khan and considers Amitabh Bachchan suitable for one of the key roles. The list of Indian actors for this grand movie is yet to be decided.