Raees vs. Fan vs. Sultan vs. Dangal vs. Mohenjodaro
Five films, four top stars of Bollywood, top directors, new debut actresses. What can be more interesting than the clash of these Bollywood’s most awaited movie releases of this year?! Every film is great in its own way. Each film has a superstar, a super story, a star director and have their own fan following. These movies are Raees, which is a thriller by Shar Rukh Khan, Fan which is again by the same star, Sultan – a story of a wrestler by Salman Khan, Dangal – which is another awaited movie from Bollywood perfectionist Aamir Khan and lastly Mohenjodaro which will be Hrithik Roshan’s major release this year.
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Cast of SRK starrer Raees
This is undoubtedly the most awaited movie of the Badshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, this year. It had launched its trailers eight months ago. King Khan is in the lead of this big budget movie which is scheduled to be released in the festive season of Eid, this year. The leading actress of this SRK movie is newcomer Mahira Khan. She is a famous actress of Pakistani movies, having many hit movies under her belt, back in Pakistan. Another major actor of this movie is Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is considered as the power house of acting. The director of the movie is Mr. Rahul Dholakia. There is also a meaty role of Farhan Akhtar.
The story and business expectations of Raees
The story of this SRK movie revolves around the underworld crime in the city of Mumbai and slums of Gujarat. This is a thriller and crime movie and SRK will play a negative role in this movie. Prostitution and drugs trafficking has also been depicted in this movie. Nawazudding plays the role of a Police personal who is after SRK. Mahira Khan is the lady love for SRK in this movie. This movie is expected to be full of twists and turns and will become one of the top grossing movie of all time and breaking all box office records.
Cast of another SRK movie – Fan
Another movie from the Bollywood Badshah, named Fan is scheduled to be released this year in April. This movie will have the super star playing a double role portraying as the biggest fan of his own. There is no such lead actress of this movie as the story does not demand a lead actress. Fan will have two SRKs playing simultaneously in a double role. One will be a successful star in hindi movies and other will be a middle class boy with million dreams of meeting his star.
Movie banner of Fan and getting Maestro A R Rahman on board
The greatest positive side of Fan is having a crowd puller lead i.e. Shah Rukh Khan, a great banner under which it is releasing i.e. Yash Raj Films and its music director. Oscar winning music director and composer A R Rahman is giving the music of this SRK movie.
Business expectations from Fan
According to business gurus, this SRK movie will have a dream run as there will be no major release at this time and the crowd will surely spend money on this SRK starrer, provided it has a decent script. The another movie of SRK i.e. Raees will have tough competition from Sultan as the release dates of both the movies are clashing. But there is no such issue with Fan as there is no major release in that week.
Story of Salman Khan’s Sultan
Bollywood Bhai Salman Khan is having a major release this year in the festive season of Eid, named Sultan. In this movie he plays the part of a wrestler who belongs from Haryana. The name of Salman’s character in this sports thriller is Sultan Singh. This movie is being released under the banner of Yash Raj Movies. Anushka Sharma will play the role of the leading actress. There is much speculation regarding this movie as it will be the major release of Salman Khan this year and is going to clash with Raees.
Star Cast of Sultan.
The role of the wrestler on whose life the entire movie is based is from Haryana and is played by Salman Khan. There was much air on who is going to play the part of Sultan Singh’s love interest. Initially there were talks of getting Deepika Padukone on board and then later the focus shifted to Kangana Ranaut. Finally the movie team has signed Anushka Sharma for this sports thriller. There is also a major role of Randeep Hooda. He will play the role of the coach of Sultan Singh.
Clash of release date with the SRK biggie Raees
Indian audience has been always divided into being fan of Salman and of Shahrukh. Both camps have their own die hard loyalists. But this year’s Eid will see the ultimate battle of the clash of these Bollywood titans. SRK’s movie Raees is also pitched to be released in the Eid along with Salman Khan’s Sultan. So, this will clearly affect the business of the both. According to media pundits, both movies will do handsome business though, but it will be wise to change the release date of one, so that better business can be done by both the movies.
Story of Aamir Khan starrer Dangal
Another wrestling biography to get released this year is Dangal. The lead actor of Dangal is none other than the Bollywood perfectionist Aamir Khan. He will play the role of father of two female wrestlers. The name of the character he is playing is Mahavir Phogat. In this movie, he will train and guide his two wrestler daughters and motivate then in the ring. Aamir Khan has gone through serious body building and weight gaining sessions and become bulky and pumped up for the role of wrestler. This movie is expected to hit the screens in the Christmas, 2016.
Cast and crew of Dangal
Dangal will feature two female actors as the two daughters of Aamir Khan who will be guided by their father in the wrestling arena. In this movie, actor Rajkumar Rao will play the part of the selector of wrestling board. This movie is being directed by Nitesh Tiwari and is produced by the collaboration of Aamir Khan’s own production company and Disney India.
So serious issues on shooting of Dangal
Few months ago, after the film lead Aamir Khan made some serious statements on the rising intolerance in the country, the film’s shooting schedule got disrupted. But for now, things have came back to order and the film is expected to get its making completed in due course and will be released in the festive season of Christmas.
Story of Hrithik’s Mohenjodaro
The 2016 big release of Hrithik Roshan is Mohenjodaro. This is a period epic movie which tells the story os an ancient civilization of India. The movie is based on the ancient city’s name – Mohenjo Daro. The lead actress for this movie is Pooja Hegde. This will be the first movie in Bollywood that is made on any ancient civilization.
Cast and crew of Mohenjodaro
Director Ashutosh Gowariker has taken the responsibility to create India’s first movie on an ancient civilization. He picked up his favorite actor – Hrithik Roshan for the lead role in this history epic movie. In the past also, he has done another movie on Mughal Emperor Akbar, played by Hrithik. The heroine of this movie is Pooja Hegde who will romance with Hrithik in this movie. This movie is expected to hit the theatres in mid August. The production company is Gowarikar’s own company.
Business expectations from Mohenjodaro
Last release of Ashutosh Gowarikar and Hrithik Roshan was a box office winner. Jodha Akbar was a huge success both in terms of money and in view of critics. Media pundits are hoping to get another great movie from Gowariker which will be good on script and cinematography and will become a box office block buster. It is scheduled to be released on 12th Aug, 2016. This will be the major release of Hrithik Roshan this year.
Raees vs. Fan vs. Sultan vs. Dangal vs. Mohenjodaro Box Office Collection
|Movie cast||Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Farhan Akhtar||Shah Rukh Khan, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Waluscha De Sousa, Joelle Koissi, Mariola Jaworska,||Salman Khan, Anushka Sharma, Randeep Hooda, tyron Woodley||Aamir Khan,
Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Rajkumar Rao
|Hritik Roshan, Pooja Hegde, kabir Bedi|
|Movie Director||Rahul Dholakia||Maneesh Sharma||Ali Abbas Zafar||Nitesh Tiwari||Ashutosh Gowarikar|
|Movie Producer (s)||Gauri Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Ritesh Sidhwani||Aditya Chopra||Aditya Chopra||Aamir Khan, Sidhart Ror Kapoor, Kiran Rao||Ashutosh Gowarikar|
|Movie banner||Excel Entertainment, Red Chillies Entertainment||Yash Raj Films||Yash Raj Films||Aamir Khan Productions, Disney India||Ashutosh Gowarikar Productions|
|Expected Release Date||03 – 06 – 2016||15 – 04 – 2016||03 – 06 – 2016||23 – 12 – 2016||12 – 08 – 2016|
|Type of movie||Crime Thriller||Drama||Sports thriller||Sports biography||History biography|
|Music director||Ram Sampath||A R Rahman||Vishal and Shekhar||Pritam Chakraborty||A R Rahman|
|Script writter||Harit Mehta , Ashish Vashi||Habib Faisal||Not Known||Amitabh Bhattacharya||Ashutosh Gowarikar|