As the silver screen continues to entertain audiences with its captivating narratives, the competition among movies for audience attention is fiercer than ever. While much anticipation surrounds the release of Karan Johar’s “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani,” there are several other successful films currently gracing the theaters with their enthralling stories. From action-packed blockbusters to heartwarming dramas, this cinematic season offers an impressive lineup of diverse movies, each contending for the audience’s attention and acclaim. Let’s delve into the realm of current theatrical releases and explore the thriving competition among these ten successful movies that have the world at the edge of their seats.
Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahaani
One of the most anticipated movies of 2023, Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahanii recently hit the theatres. With the talented star cast – Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Jaya Bachchan, Dharmendra, and many more, this movie is expected to help Bollywood regain its lost glory. Also Read: Netizens Review Of Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
Oppenheimer received massive praise from movie lovers across the country. Being one of the most successful Hollywood movies of recent times, the analyst is calling it a tough competitor for Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani. For the unversed, Oppenheimer is a biographical drama which is based on the life of theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (Cillian Murphy) who played a vital role in developing the world’s first nuclear weapon. Directed by Christopher Nolan, the upcoming movie (Oppenheimer) features an ensemble cast that includes Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr, Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, and Rami Malek.
A remake of Tamil film Vinodhaya Sitham (2021), the upcoming Telugu fantasy drama (Bro) tells the tale of an arrogant man who is given a second chance to fix his mistakes after death. Helmed by Samuthirakani, the movie stars Pawan Kalyan and Sai Dharam Tej in lead roles. Release Date: July 28, 2023 in Theatres.
Let’s Get Married
Starring Harish Kalyan, Ivana, Nadiya, and Yogi Babu in crucial roles, Let’s Get Married is a Tamil rom-com directed by Ramesh Thamilmani. Gowtham, stuck between his girlfriend’s wish to live separately after marriage and his love for his mother, plans a short trip to get the two ladies to bond with each other. How an unfortunate kidnap of the two leads to an adventure forms the crux. The movie marks MS Dhoni’s debut in the film industry.
Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part 1
Another highly anticipated movie that is running in theatres right now is Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part 1.
DD Returns is a 2023 Tamil comedy horror film that was released this week in the theatres, and received great response from the audience. DD Returns is bolstered by the never-ending punch lines and impeccable staging of some really quirky gags that add to the hilarity. For the unversed, the movie is about a gang of folks, who are stuck in a haunted mansion and the only way out is to win a game with the ghosts haunting the place.
Telugu film ‘Baby’, which was released in theatres on July 14, has taken the box office by storm. Directed by Sai Rajesh Neelam, this heartwarming romantic comedy showcases a powerhouse performance by Anand Deverakonda, with impressive support from co-stars Seetha and Vaishnavi Chaitanya. The movie, bankrolled by Mass Movie Makers, kicked off with a good response at the box office and it’s still going strong. The movie is expected to cross Rs 75 crore mark soon.
Baipan Bhaari Deva
One of the Marathi movies that has taken the box office by storm is Baipan Bhaari Deva. The movie is about six estranged sisters, who decide to take part in a Mangalgauri competition, and reunite at their childhood home to practice. They must overcome their past and face their struggles head-on. Made on a mere budget of 5 Crores INR, the movie is about to earn more than INR 70 Crores.
Unravel the mysteries of the “Haunted Mansion” as a single mother and her son discover that their new home is haunted by malevolent spirits. Determined to drive out the evil, they assemble a team consisting of a psychic, a priest, a former paranormal investigator, and a history professor. Starring a talented ensemble cast, including Jared Leto, Owen Wilson, Danny DeVito, LaKeith Stanfield, and Tiffany Haddish, this upcoming horror-comedy promises spine-chilling thrills and unexpected hilarity. As it competes with “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani,” which has been making waves because of super talented star cast, “Haunted Mansion” aims to captivate audiences with its supernatural charm. Release date: 28th July | Where to watch: Theatres
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The film tells us the story of an ordinary man like you and shows how his life changed after he met an unexpected man in his life. Touted to be a pure comedy entertainer, the film added a series of heartwarming and refreshingly funny moments that makes the audience laugh. Release date: 28 July 2023
Another good movie that is running in the theatres and will give tough competition to Alia Bhatt’s movie is Barbie. The fantasy drama Barbie stars Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in the main roles as Barbie and Ken, respectively. The movie centers around Barbie who embarks on a journey of self-discovery in the real world after getting expelled from the Barbie-land. Even after the mixed reactions, the movie is doing wonders at the box office.
Wow, what a week! Which ones are you most excited about?