Disney Plus Hotstar has sounded the bugle of competition to Netflix and Amazon Prime Video with its sensational announcement this evening! It announced the release of seven big ticket Bollywood movies on its platform at a star-studded live event held virtually on all the Disney Plus Hotstar social media handles. The event was hosted by actor Varun Dhawan. The much awaited announcement was made by all the top actors themselves of the most awaited movies. Present were Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan and Aalia Bhatt, along with Uday Shankar, CEO of Disney.
The announcements were led by by the news of the release of Sushant Singh Rajput’s last release ever, Dil Bechara, based on the novel, The Fault In Our Stars. Fans have been clamouring for the much loved deceased actor’s movie to be released in theatres, but their hopes and wishes were dashed with the announcement of Dil Bechara releasing on Disney Plus Hotstar.
Here’s the full list –
1. Dil Bechara –
The Fault In Our Stars remake Dil Bechara, starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi, produced by Fox Star Studios and directed by Mukesh Chhabra
2. Laxmmi Bomb
Laxmmi Bomb, a comedy horror film, written and directed by Raghava Lawrence. It stars Kiara Advani alongside Akshay Kumar.
Bhuj is a war film, on the 1971 India-Pakistan war, directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, starring Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt and Sonakshi Sinha
4. The Big Bull
Based on the rise and fall of Harshad Mehta and the stock market scam of the nineties, it stars Abhishek Bachchan and Sohum Shah.
5. Sadak 2
A sequel to the original Sadak, it is directed by Mahesh Bhatt and stars Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Aalia Bhatt and Pooja Bhatt.
6. Lootcase –
Fox Star Studios-produced Lootcase, starring Kunal Khemu and Rasika Dugal.
7. Khuda Haafiz –
Inspired by real events, Khuda Haafiz is directed by Faruk Kabir and it features Vidyut Jammwal and Shivaleeka Oberoi in lead roles.
The stars released as yet unseen posters of the upcoming movies. Laxmmi Bomb’s poster was compelling AF, as were the posters of Bhuj, The Big Bull and Sadak 2.
All the above mentioned movies will stream on Disney Plus Hotstar starting from July, and going up to October.
Watch this space at Binged.com for more news on the confirmed release dates of the upcoming movies.
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