Top 10 Hottest Bollywood Movies To Be Released In Cinema In 2021

Hanima Anand |Jan 30, 2021

After a gloomy year for theatre release, 2021 is expected to bring the audience back to the cinema with a number of Bollywood hits. Check which films are fixed for a theatre release here!

As the pandemic is partly controlled with the arrival of Covid vaccine, the Indian film industry is resuming its work. In this year, we will see more of Bollywood movies to be released in cinema which come from the most famous names in the town. Below are 10 hottest Bollywood movies in 2021 as well as the date they are available in cinema.

Bollywood Movies In 2021
The year 2021 will be a busy restart for Bollywood movies.

1. Bell Bottom

Release date: April 2, 2021

Director: Ranjit M Tewari

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor, Huma Qureshi, Lara Dutta

Bell Bottom Movie 2021
Movie poster of Akshay Kumar's Bell Bottom

Akshay Kumar is no doubt the most hard-working actors in Bollywood. Even when the pandemic hit the film industry hard in 2020, he was the first one to resume filming as soon as the mass lockdown was removed.

Though his 2020 film Laxmii didn’t gain huge recognition as expected, Akshay Kumar’s Bollywood upcoming movies in 2021 promise to rock the cinema chains in India. Besides Bell Bottom, Akshay Kumar is also wrapping up three other films, namely Sooryavanshi, Atrangi Re and Prithviraj. This trio haven’t been fixed their release dates yet.

2. Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai

Release date: May 13, 2021

Director: Prabhu Deva

Cast: Salman Khan, Disha Patani, Jackie Shroff, Randeep Hooda, Megha Akash

Radhe Your Most Wanted Bhai Cast And Crew
Star cast and crew of Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai

Set to be released on Eid-al-Fitr, Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai stands a high chance of collecting a huge grossing. The film features the most popular names in the industry such as Salman Khan and Disha Patani who is in top 10 most desirable women in India 2020.

This movie by Salman Khan is actually a remake of a South Korean film named Veteran, one of the highest-grossing movies of all time in Korean film history

3. Satyameva Jayate 2

Release date: May 14, 2021

Director: Milap Zaveri

Cast: John Abraham, Divya Khosla Kumar

Satyameva Jayate 2 Movie 2021
Movie poster of Satyameva Jayate 2

The second installment of the action series Satyameva Jayate continues to star John Abraham in its lead role. The film is released one day after the Salman Khan movie, so it has to compete hard during the same holiday of Eid 2021.

The new female lead Divya Khosla Kumar, wife of T-Series chairman, will be the X factor to decide the success of this sequel.

Diyya Khosla Kumar
Diyya Khosla Kumar will take the new female lead role in Satyameva Jayate 2.

4. Heropanti 2

Release date: July 16, 2021

Director: Ahmed Khan

Cast: Tiger Shroff, Kriti Sanon

Heropanti 2 Movie 2021
Tiger Shroff is rehearsing the last dances for Heropanti 2.

Starring the most desirable man of India 2020, Heropanti 2 promises to be a hit among all Bollywood movies in 2021. Kriti Sanon, with her increasing popularity, is also a contributor to form the heat of this action thriller.

To be released on the same date as K.G.F – Chapter 2, the Tiger Shroff-starrer will have a chance and also a challenge to prove its quality to become either a hit or a flop this year.

5. Dhaakad

Release date: October 1, 2021

Director: Razneesh Ghai

Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Arjun Rampal, Divya Dutta

Dhaakad Movie 2021
The bloody poster from Dhaakad

The action drama of Bollywood Queen actress is anticipated to be a commercial hit, particularly after Kangana Ranaut successfully attracts thousand more fans in 2020 thanks to her bold statements. Kangana shared that she had worked tirelessly during the holiday season to complete the shooting for Dhaakad on time.

The actress also pins high hope on the success of Dhaakad with the direction of Razy Ghai. She hopes this movie would become a world class spy thriller after release.

6. Maidaan

Release date: October 15, 2021

Director: Amit Ravindernath Sharma

Cast: Ajay Devgn

Maidaan Movie 2021
Maidaan with Ajay Devgn portrays the gold time of Indian football.

Maidaan is a sports biography film based on the life of Indian legendary coach Syed Abdul Rahim. Ajay Devgn will take the lead role in the movie produced by Boney Kapoor and Zee Studios. However, another film starrting Ajay is also set to release during the holiday of October, so he will have two movies competing with each other in the same period.

7. RRR

Release date: October 13, 2021

Director: S.S. Rajamouli

Cast: Junior NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn

RRR movie 2021
First look of RRR movie

When RRR release date is announced on 13 Oct, all star cast of the movie have shared the information on their Instagram except for Ajay Devgn. As we mentioned earlier, Ajay Devgn’s movie Maidaan will go premier on 15 Oct. When the Rajamouli film releases two days earlier, the audience would probably go for this reputed director rather than the film by Boney Kapoor.

Having said that, what makes a movie blockbuster is not the names associated with it but its plot and star performance. Let’s wait till Oct to see who will win the hearts of Indian audience in the end.

8. Jersey

Release date: November 5, 2021

Director: Gowtam Tinnanuri

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, Pankaj Thakur

Jersey Movie 2021
Shahid Kapoor on the sets of Jersey

Shahid Kapoor has a special connection with Bollywood remakes. After the success of Kabir Singh in 2019, the masculine actor will ha

ve another remake in 2021. Director Gowtam Tinnanuri made Jersey the first time in Telugu in 2019 and now he continues to work with Hindi actors for a remake for Bollywood fans.

With the name of Shahid Kapoor, one of the top 15 most desirable men in India 2020, Jersey is expected to attract young audience to the theatre in November.

9. Raksha Bandhan

Release date: November 5, 2021

Director: Aanand L. Rai

Cast: Akshay Kumar

Raksha Bandhan Movie 2021
Movie poster of Raksha Bandhan

Another Bollywood movie with Akshay Kumar to be released in cinema in 2021 is Raksha Bandhan. This is a family drama that revolves around pure relationships among family members. At the moment, Akshay Kumar hasn’t released much information about this project as he has to focus on promoting the April release of Bell Bottom first.

10. Lal Singh Chaddha

Release date: December 24, 2021

Director: Advait Chandan

Cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Vijay Sethupathi

Lal Singh Chaddha Movie 2021
Lal Singh Chaddha marks the return of legend Aamir Khan.

Among all Bollywood movies in 2021, Lal Singh Chaddha is probably the most formiddable rival for any film that wants to compete for the title of highest-grosser.

Not only does the film feature the most talented names including the hit-maker Aamir Khan but it is also one of the most invested movies at this moment. According to reports, writer Atul Kulkarni had spent 10 years on adapting the script from Forrest Gump by Winston Groom and another decade on purchasing the remake rights with the American filmmaker.

Lal Singh Chaddha has a budget of 105 crore.

Above are top 10 must-watch Bollywood releases in 2021. Remember to take note of their dates and visit for more Movies!

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