Top 12 Most Awaited Bollywood Movies of 2017: Bollywood Films Releasing This Year

People usually love to watch films, and when we talk about Hindi movies, Bollywood is ruling the big screens. A number of Bollywood movies release every year, some make it big while some don’t meet the expectation. It’s about the actor, story, and how an actor does a justice to the role. This all make a thrilling movie. So, talking about some big releases of year 2016, we have a list of must watch Bollywood films in 2017 for you.Top 12 Must Watch Bollywood Movies of the Year 2017

Top 12 Most Awaited Bollywood Movies of 2017

2016 has turned out to be a very good year for Bollywood movies. A number of high-profile movies have racked in millions across the world for the producers. Most of the directors and actors are hoping for a similar sort of year for their movies in 2017. Some of the most awaited Bollywood movies of 2017 are mentioned below. Do lookout for them.

OK Jaanu

‘OK Jaanu’ is the movie that will hit the theatres before any other movie on our list that is on 13 January. The movie is directed by Shaad Ali and includes Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur in the lead roles. The movie is produced by Karan Johar under his production banner, Dharma Productions and the movie is set to be of a romantic background.


The Rakesh Roshan produced movie, ‘Kaabil’ is surely going to send shockwaves across the Bollywood. One of the most awaited Bollywood movies of the year revolves around Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam, who are playing the roles of visually impaired. Hrithik’s goes on a revenge spree to avenge his girlfriend’s murder. The movie is directed by Sanjay Gupta and also includes Ronit Roy and Sonu Sood in secondary roles. The movie is slated to release on 26 January 2017.


The Shahrukh Khan-starrer Raaes is already in the news due to its clash with Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Kaabil’ on the Republic Day. The movie plot is set around the 1980s in Gujarat with Raaes, played by Shahrukh, has an ever-growing business which is tested vigorously for misdoings by a cop, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The movie also includes Mahira Khan and is produced under the Red Chilies Entertainments banner owned by Shahrukh himself. The movie is already touted to be among the most awaited Bollywood films of 2017.


‘Raabta’ should also be amongst your list of must watch Bollywood films of the year. The movie is directed by Dinesh Vijan and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Homi Adajania and Dinesh Vijan. It is slated to be released on 12 February across the country with Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon in the lead role. Deepika Padukone is also expected to play a special appearance in the movie.


‘Rangoon’ is one of the top Bollywood movies releasing in 2017. The movie is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and is produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The movie brings together Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut in lead roles. The film is slated to be released on 24 February 2017 and the audience will witness the happenings during the time of World War II. Vishal Bhardwaj wanted to start filming the movie after completing Omkara but the movie got delayed due to variety of reasons across the years.

Badrinath ki Dulhania

As you would have guessed, the movie is the second portion to ‘Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania’ to be released on 10 March 2017. The movie is set to star Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in star roles with Shashank Khaitan coordinating the movie with his directorial skills. The movie is set to be as humorous and fun loving as the 2014 hit, making it among the Bollywood movies to watch in 2017.


‘Baadshaho’ is going to be the best Bollywood movie of 2017 if the early news and first looks of the movie is anything to be taken into account. The Milan Luthra directed movie includes Ajay Devgan, Emraan Hashmi and Ileana D’cruz in the lead roles with Ankit Tiwari providing the music score for the movie. The movie is already in news before its launch date on 10th March with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan apparently walking out of the movie.

Bahubali: The Conclusion

The first part of the movie received standing ovations across the theatres due to its storytelling. But the sequel to movie is one of the must watch Bollywood movies of the year. The movie is set to release on 14th April, 2017 vowing to even break the records set by the earlier part. The movie plot revolves around Shiv, son of Bahubali, trying to find out the reasons why Kattapa killed his father. The movie is directed by S.S. Rajamouli with Prabhas set to continue as Bahubali/Shiv.

Robot 2.0

In what is believed to be a spinoff of the original movie titled ‘Enthiran’ or ‘Robot’ in some parts of the country, ‘Robot 2.0’ is set to hit the theatre screens somewhere in the Mid 2017 although the official release date for the movie is not yet confirmed. The movie is set to welcome back Rajnikanth in the lead role with Akshay Kumar trying to fight him off and Amy Jackson portraying the lead role.  The film is set to release in three languages – Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

Judwaa 2

Judwaa 2 is set to be the remake of the original Salman Khan Starrer blockbuster ‘Judwaa’. The movie will include Varun Dhawan portraying the double lead role as done by Salman Khan in the original movie. As in the case of the original movie, this must watch Bollywood films of 2017 will also be directed by David Dhawan. No official date is confirmed for the release of the movie.

Dabangg 3

Salman Khan will again be reprieving the role of your favorite policeman, Chulbul Pandey in the next installment of the ‘Dabangg’ movie. The movie is believed to be a prequel to the original movie, depicting how Chulbul Pandey turned into a cop earlier into his life. ‘Dabangg 3’ is among our list of must watch Bollywood movies of 2017 and is set to release around Eid.

Half Girlfriend

Probably, among the most awaited Bollywood films of the year, Half Girlfriend is the movie to watch out in 2017. The movie is based on the best-selling novel written by Chetan Bhagat with the same name. The movie involves Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kappor in the lead roles and is directed by Mohit Suri. The movie is set to hit the theatre screens on 28th April 2017.

The Bottom Line

The film industry is going through a very productive year currently with a number of movies turning out to be hits and people are praying for more of the same by the big banner movies releasing next year also. We hope we helped to make your decision easier on which movies to lookout for in the year 2017.

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