From Housefull 3 to Rocky Handsome, 2016 will be the year of Bollywood remakes and sequels.
2016 kicked off with the sequel of Sunny Deol‘s 1990 flick Ghayal and the third installment of Kya Kool Hain Hum series. But that’s not all, there are many more Bollywood remakes and sequels in 2016 that you must know about. Check out the list of Bollywood Remakes and Sequels in 2016 which are getting is excited.
1. Jai Gangaajal
Directed by Prakash Jha, Jai Gangaajal is the story of an IPS officer Abha Mathur played by Priyanka Chopra. Though according to Jha, it can’t be called a sequel to his 2003 film ‘Gangaajal’. The movie will release on March 4, 2016.
2. Great Grand Masti
Great Grand Masti features Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi, Aftab Shivdasani and Urvashi Rautela in leading roles, yet the film does not continue and is a new installment. The film also stars Mishti, Sonal Chauhan, Pooja Chopra as wives. It will hit the screens on March 24, 2016.
3. Rocky Handsome
The action-thriller with John Abraham in the led role is the remake of a Korean movie The Man form Nowhere. Directed by Nishikant Kamat, it will also star Shruti Haasan and will be released on March 25, 2016.
4. Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
Baaghi: A Rebel for Love is the official remake of Telugu movie Varsham. It stars Paras Arora, Shraddha Kapoor and Tiger Shroff in lead roles, and is scheduled to release on April 29, 2016.
5. Housefull 3
Akshay Kumar and Riteish Deshmukh will be reprising their roles in Housefull 3. Abhishek Bachchan, Nargis Fakhri, Lisa Haydon are the new additions to the star cast while Jacqueline Fernandez has already worked in Housefull 2. It will release on 3 June 2016.
6. Hera Pheri 3
Hera Pheri 3 is expected to release on 12 August 2016. Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham are new additions to the lead cast, Paresh Rawal will reprise his role. Akshay Kumar won’t be returning to his role and some reports reveal that Suniel Shetty has also opted out of the third installment.
7. Rock On 2
Directed by Shujaat Saudagar, Rock On 2 stars Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Prachi Desai, Purab Kohli who were also in the prequel. We will see some new entrants in this sequel- Shraddha Kapoor, Sonu Sood andShashank Arora. The movie is slated to release next year in September.
8. OK Jaanu
For recreating OK Kanmani, Karan Johar will be collaborating for the first time ever with filmmaker Mani Ratnam, who produced and directed the original South Indian movie. Renamed as Ok Jaanu, the movie will have Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles.
Which movie are you most excited for?