List of Akshay Kumar upcoming movies to be released in 2018, 2019 with the release date, star cast, budget and other details.
Akshay Kumar is one of the most prominent actors of Bollywood along with Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Ajay Devgn. He is the most versatile actor of Bollywood when it comes to the genre of movies attempted by Bollywood actors. In a career span of 25 years, Akshay has done it. From action to comedy to drama to romance, there isn’t any genre left untouched by Khiladi Kumar.
Akshay Kumar’s box office story
Akshay made his Bollywood debut with Saugandh in 1991 which was a big flop at the box office. Abbas-Mastan’s suspense-thriller film Khiladi (1992) proved career changing film for Akshay as it established him as a star. Films like Khiladiyon ka Khiladi, Khiladi 420, International Khiladi, Main Khiladi Tu Anari established him as Khiladi Of Bollywood.
With Hera Pheri in 1999, Akshay tried his hands at comedy and then followed a series comedy film like Deewane Huye Pagal, Awaara Pagal Deewana, Gara Masala, Hera Pheri 2, Singh Is Bliing, Bhool Bhulaiya. These films established him as comedy king and till date, he is among the best comic actors in Bollywood.
A big star today, Akshay Kumar has seen ups and down in his career. He has been quite inconsistent as far as the Box Office performance of his movies is concerned. He has the highest number of flops among the top listed actors in the industry.
Akshay Kumar’s movies in 2016, 2017
The time has changed now and Akshay Kumar is now the top Bollywood actor. His movies are making huge money at the box office. Last two years have been superb for Akshay as most of his movies emerged as big hits at the Box Office. His last three movies, Housefull 3, Airlift and Rustom earned 100+ crores at the domestic Box Office. The success of these movies has made him the most sought Bollywood actor.
Talking about Akshay Kumar movies released in 2017, both Jolly LLB 2 and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha grossed 100 crores at the domestic box office. Jolly LLB 2 released on 10 Feb 2017 earned 117 crores while Toilet: Ek Prem Katha had so far earned around 133 crores.
Just like 2016 and 2017, Akshay Kumar is expected to rule the in years to come. He has some really good movies in his kitty which are expected to be big hits at the Box Office. Let’s have a look at Akshay Kumar upcoming movies to be released in 2018 and 2019.
Akshay Kumar upcoming movies 2017
1) Jolly LLB 2
Director: Subhash Kapoor
Producer: Fox Star Studios
Actors: Akshay Kumar, Annu Kapoor, Huma Qureshi
Genre: Comic, Drama
Release Date: 10 Feb 2017
Verdict: Jolly LLB 2 has earned 117 crores and was declared hit by box office India. It is Akshay Kumar’s fourth consecutive 100 crore grosser after Airlift, Rustom and Housefull 3 in 2016.
2) Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Director: Shree Narayan Singh
Actors: Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar
Genre: Drama, Social
Release Date: 11 Aug 2017
Synopsis: Released on 11 Aug 2017, the movie earned 134.22 crores in India. Directed by Shree Narayan Singh, the movie is a satirical take on open defecation issue in the rural areas of India. It is the highest grossing movies of Akshay Kumar.
Akshay Kumar upcoming movies 2018
1) Robot 2
Producer: Lyca Productions
Actors: Akshay Kumar, Rajinikanth, and Amy Jackson
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Release Date: Second half of 2018.
Synopsis: Robot 2 is a sequel to Rajinikanth’s super hit movie Robot. Akshay Kumar will play a lead antagonist, Dr Richard in the movie. Robot 2 is the most expensive film of Indian cinema with an estimated budget of 400 crores. The trailer of the movie will be released on 26 Jan 2018.
Director: R. Balki
Actors: Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte
Release Date: 25 Jan 2018
Synopsis: Akshay played Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social entrepreneur from Coimbatore. The movie was appreciated by the critics but failed to cross 100 crores. It earned around 80 crores in India.
Director: Reema Kagti
Producer: Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani
Actors: Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor
Release Date: 15 Aug 2018
Synopsis: Set in 1948, Gold will be the historic story of India’s first Olympic medal win as a free nation. TV actress Mouni Roy will make her Bollywood debut with the film. It is a biopic based on the life of hockey player Balbir Singh Sr., who was on the team that won the first Olympic medal for India as a free nation in 1948. Akshay will play Balbir Singh Senior.
Director: Subhash Kapoor
Producer: Bhushan Kumar, Sudesh Kumar
Actors: Akshay Kumar
Genre: Drama, Biopic
Release Date: May have been shelved.
Synopsis: Akshay Kumar is all set to play Gulshan Kumar founder of the music company T-Series. His larger than life story is now being made into a Bollywood film titled ‘Mogul’ that will be produced by his wife Sudesh Kumari and directed by Subhash Kapoor.
Akshay Kumar upcoming movies 2019
Director: Anurag Singh
Producer: Karan Johar
Actors: Akshay Kumar
Genre: Action, Drama
Release Date: Holi 2019
Synopsis: Kesari is based on the Battle of Saragarhi. It is considered one of the bravest battles fought in India.
Director: Neeraj Pandey
Producer: Neeraj Pandey and Akshay Kumar
Actors: Akshay Kumar
Release Date: 26 Jan 2019
Synopsis: The movie is a remake of Hollywood cult classic, Falling Down. Akki plays veteran actor Michael Douglas’ role.
3) Housefull 4
Director: Sajid Khan
Producer: Sajid Nadiadwala
Actors: Akshay Kumar, Ritesh Deshmukh
Release Date: Diwali 2019
Synopsis: Housefull 4 will be the fourth film of famous Housefull franchise. The fourth film will be themed on reincarnation and the producer Sajid Nadiadwala intends to bring back the entire cast from earlier Housefull films. Housefull 4 will be the most expensive comedy film of India.
Beside these confirmed releases, Akshay Kumar is also in discussion with other filmmakers. Besides these confirmed releases, Akshay Kumar may be seen in Ikka remake and Five , but nothing is official yet.
|Movie||Star Cast||Director||Release Date|
|Robot 2.0||Akshay Kumar, Rajnikant, Amy Jackson||Shanker|
|Gold||Akshay Kumar, Kunal Kapoor, Mouni Roy||Reema Kagti||15 Aug 2018|
|Mogul||Akshay Kumar||Subhash Kapoor||2018-19|
|Kesari||Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chpra||Anurag Singh||Holi 2019|
|Crack||Akshay Kumar||Neeraj Pandey||2019|
|Houseful 4||Akshay Kumar, Ritesh Deshmukh, Bobby Deol, Kriti Senon, Pooja Hegde||Sajid Nadiadwala||Diwali 2019|
|Five||Akshay Kumar||Omung Kumar||N/A|
|Ikka||Akshay Kumar, Maya Ali||Jgan Shakti||N/A|
We are very excited for Robot 2 and Mogul. Which of Akshay Kumar’s upcoming movie are you waiting for? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section.