Over the years, Bollywood has witnessed a decline in original content and a struggle to create fresh and engaging stories. However, there have been a few shining moments when sequels breathed new life into the industry. Films like Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Aashiqui 2, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, KGF 2, and Baahubali 2 not only replicated the success of their predecessors but also surpassed them in terms of entertainment. These success stories give us hope that upcoming Bollywood movie sequels will deliver the much-needed revival to an industry that is in desperate need of a boost. Let’s keep our fingers crossed and anticipate the unlimited entertainment that these sequels have in store for us. Get ready to witness the resurgence of Bollywood!
Upcoming Bollywood Sequels That Will Save Sinking Film Industry
1. Tiger 3
After two successful movies – Ek Tha Tiger (2012) and Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) under the Tiger franchise, the spy thriller is returning with a new sequel – Tiger 3. Along with Salman Khan as Tiger and Katrina Kaif as Zoya, the new sequel will also star Emraan Hashmi in the negative role. The film produced under the Yash Raj Films banner is one of the most anticipated movies of 2023. The movie s expected to release in theatres globally on November 10, 2023.
2. Gadar 2: The Katha Continues
Almost after 20 years, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, the successful romantic drama, is returning with a sequel. Starring Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel, Gadar 2: The Katha Continues will also feature Utkarsh Sharma as Jeete. The movie is jointly produced by Zee Studios and Anil Sharma Productions. The movie is expected to release on 11th August 2023.
3. Dream Girl 2
After the success of Dream Girl, Ayushmann and his team returns with another sequel – Dream Girl 2. Recently, Ayushmann took to his Instagram and shared the teaser of his upcoming film Dream Girl 2. In the naughty teaser, Ayushmann can be seen interacting with the superstar of the industry as a girl named Pooja. In this sequel, Ayushmann will not only play the role of Karam but will also be playing a girl in the movie and it would be fun to see how he looks as a girl.
It is the third movie from the Fukrey series. Fukrey 3stars Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Richa Chaddha, Manjot Singh, and Pankaj Tripathi in the lead roles. Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar’s Excel Entertainment shared the release date of Fukrey 3 i.e. on 7th September 2023.
5. OMG 2
OMG 2 – the satirical comedy-drama is definitely one of the most awaited sequels. The movie is the sequel to OMG: Oh My God! – the comedy-drama – that starred Paresh Rawal and Akshay Kumar. The spiritual sequel features Pankaj Tripathi, Akshay Kumar, and Yami Gautam in the lead roles. Though the release date hasn’t been announced, according to some sources the movie is tentative to release in the month of November 2022.
6. Ishq Vishk Rebound
2003’s coming-of-age-romantic drama, Ishq Vishk, which marked the Bollywood debut of Shahid Kapoor is returning with a sequel after 20 years of wait. Ishq Vishk Rebound stars Pashmina Roshan, Rohit Saraf, Jibraan Khan, and Naila Grewal in lead roles. The movie is expected to hit the theatres in 2023.
7. Hera Pheri 3
The whole internet celebrated when the producer Nadiadwala announced that Hera Pheri will return back with a new sequel – Hera Pheri 3. Yes, after the successful movies – Hera Pheri & Phir Hera Pheri, the fans waited for a long time for the trio of Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty & Paresh Rawal to return. And, now the makers have confirmed that Hera Pheri 3 is on the cards. Hope the release date will soon be announced.
8. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
Another sequel that many are excited about is Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. The movie is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and stars Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff. As per sources, the movie is set to release around 10th April 2024
9. Stree 2
Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao’s blockbuster film “Stree” left a lasting impact on audiences in 2018. The successful horror-comedy, directed by Amar Kaushik and produced by Dinesh Vijan, is now set to return with a much-awaited sequel! At the Jio Studios’ Infinite Together event on April 12, Dinesh Vijan, along with Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Aparshakti Khurana, and Abhishek Banerjee, graced the stage to make an exciting announcement – “Stree 2” is all set to hit screens next year.
“Stree 2” reunites the stellar cast of Shraddha Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, Aparshakti Khurrana, and Abhishek Banerjee. Fans can mark their calendars as the film is scheduled for release on August 31, 2024. Get ready for another thrilling chapter of the Stree saga!
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