The year 2021 is special for movie buffs for two main reasons: first, it marks the comeback of many prominent Bollywood actors to the big screen, including Rani Mukerji, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Ranbir Kapoor and Aamir Khan to name a few. Second, as many as 50 major Bollywood movies are scheduled to release this year Bell Bottom, Pathan, ’83, Sooryavanshi, Laal Singh Chaddha and more. These films include many sequels to some of the most critically and commercially successful films. In terms of the web series, we know that The family man 2 is coming out this year as Amazon Prime Video recently announced its release date. Let’s take a look at the Bollywood sequels expected to be released in 2021.
7 sequels to Bollywood movies due out in 2021
1. Bath shark Do
A spiritual sequel to Ayushmann Khurrana’s National Award-winning film Bath shark Ho, Harshavardhan Kulkarni’s Bath shark Do with Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar in lead roles. While the first film centered around a 25-year-old man trying to come to terms with his parents’ pregnancy, this film promises to be just as quirky and fun, but with a different storyline. According to a report in Hindustan TimesRajkummar Rao will be seen in the role of a cop, while Bhumi Pednekar will play a PT teacher whose dream is to play handball nationally. Rajkummar Rao will appear next The white tiger with Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Adarsh Gourav.
Directed by Priyadarshan, Hungama 2 is a sequel to the 2003 comedy caper starring Paresh Rawal, Aftab Shivdasani, Rimi Sen and Akshaye Khanna. While Paresh Rawal will also star in this movie, the other cast will feature Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Meezaan Jaffrey and Pranitha Subhash in lead roles. In October, the actor even shared BTS photos and videos on her social media from the Manali shoot.
3. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2
Priyadarshan Bhool Bhulaiya with Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan was and still is one of the best horror comedies made in Bollywood, so expectations are quite high from Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 starring Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu in lead roles. Apart from this, Kartik Aaryan will also play a role in Dostana 2 and a thriller drama entitled Dhamaka
4. Bunty aur Babli 2
After an action-packed performance in Mardaani 2, Rani Mukerji is all set to return to the big screen with her 2005 blockbuster sequel Bunty Aur Babli in which Abhishek Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan also played a prominent role. Directed by Varun Sharma, this rom-com will also feature Siddhant Chaturvedi, Saif Ali Khan and Sharwari Wagh in prominent roles.
5. Satyameva Jayate 2
John Abraham is all set to get back into action with his upcoming movie Satyameva Jayate 2, directed by Milap Zaveri. Sequel to the 2018 action crime flick, this film will also feature Divya Khosla Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee, Anup Soni and Harsh Chhaya among others. In the film, John Abraham’s character Virendra ‘Vir’ Rathod will fight injustice while going against those who abuse power. Satyameva Jayate 2 is expected to be released on May 12, 2021.
6. Dostana 2
The film was expected to hit theaters in 2020. However, due to the pandemic, it was postponed. Directed by Collin D’Cunha and Produced by Karan Johar, Dostana 2 will include Kartik Aaryan, Janhvi Kapoor, Lakshya Lalwani and Abhishek Banerjee, among others. The first film was a situational comedy about two men who pretend to be a gay couple and end up falling for the same woman who moves in with them. This time, producer Karan Johar says the film will have an accurate, non-caricatural portrayal of sexuality. According to a report in Indian Express, he went on to say “It’s about sexuality in a way that doesn’t make you cringe when you look at it.”
Go Goa Gone 2
In early 2020, a sequel to the 2013 horror comedy starring Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu, Vir Das and Anand Tiwari was announced. The first film revolved around three men whose dreamy Goa vacation turns into their worst nightmare when they are attacked by zombies. Saif Ali Khan played a Russian gangster turned zombie killer who helped the boys escape. However, the sequel has no zombies. According to a Hindustan Times report, director Dinesh Vijan spoke about introducing aliens into the film. Go Goa Road 2 is expected to be released in March 2021.
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