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Here’s A List Of Latest & Upcoming Hindi Movies That Every Bollywood Buff Should Watch (2020-2021)

Do you know what we love the most about Bollywood movies? The fact that they are so diverse. From Karan Johar’s rom coms and larger than life sets to Anurag Kashyap’s hard-hitting storylines and Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period dramas, the magic that happens on the silver screen keeps us hooked. While some movies make us emotional, other’s inspire a change and then there are those that are packed with drama and entertainment. And given the fact that we’re grappling with a pandemic, Bollywood films are a distraction that we certainly wouldn’t mind right now. 

So, here’s our list of the latest Bollywood movies and the upcoming Bollywood movies that you must watch.

New Bollywood Movies

If you’re a Bollywood buff, here’s a list of new Bollywood movies just for you. A quick glance at the plot will definitely help you decide which one you should watch! Bookmark this page and your lockdown days will never be boring again.

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Laxmmi Bomb

Release Date: November 9, 2020

Genre: Comedy Horror

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani

Summary: A remake of the Tamil film Kanchan, this gender-bending film is a slapstick comedy with quite a bit of scares. 

Available on: Disney + Hotstar

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Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare

Release Date: September 18, 2020 

Genre: Drama 

Starring: Konkona Sen Sharma, Bhumi Pednekar 

Summary: Writer-director Alankrita Shrivastava’s film is a feminist saga with progressive aims. 

Available on: Netflix 

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Release Date: November 12, 2020

Genre: Drama 

Starring: Pankaj Tripathi, Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Aditya Roy Kapur, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra 

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Summary: Four wild tales make one as the lives of characters intertwine. Who has the reins to what happens? Fate, chance and a criminal. 

Available on: Netflix 

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Release Date: June 24, 2020

Genre: Supernatural/Horror

Starring: Tripti Dimri, Avinash Tiwary, Rahul Bose, Paoli Dam, Parambrata Chattopadhyay 

Summary: Produced by Anushka Sharma, Bulbbul is a fiercely feminist tale with believable characters. Director Anvita Dutt recently described the film as ‘a fairy tale with teeth’ and we agree. 

Available on: Netflix

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Gulabo Sitabo

Release Date: June 12, 2020

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Vijay Raaz, Farrukh Jaffar


Summary: One of the latest Bollywood movies that couldn’t be released in theatres (because of the coronavirus pandemic), Gulabo Sitabo is a well-crafted satire that evokes a lot of emotions. The story revolves around a 100-year-old haveli, Fatima Mahal and the feud between its owner’s husband (Amitabh Bachchan) and the stubborn tenant (Ayushmann Khurrana). 

Available on: Amazon Prime

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Release Date: June 5, 2020

Genre: Dark Comedy

Starring: Saiyami Kher, Roshan Mathew, Amruta Subhash 


Summary: Directed by Anurag Kashyap, the film revolves around the family of three – wife Sarita, husband Sushant and the bright yet neglected son, Sameer. The story is about how their lives are encased with spying neighbours, family kitty parties and gossip. 

Available on: Netflix 


Release Date: March 6, 2020

Genre: Drama

Starring: Kiara Advani, Akansha Ranjan, Gurfateh Singh Pirzada, Taher Shabbir 


Summary: This new Hindi movie presents an important take on the #MeToo movement. As you sink deeper into the narrative of the film, you’ll realise that the writers almost want to manipulate you into believing that you know the story, only to squash it as you reach the climax. This latest Bollywood movie will keep you glued to the screens.

Available on: Netflix


Release Date: February 7, 2020

Genre: Romance/Drama

Starring: Aadil Khan, Sadia Khateeb, Zamir Ashai


Summary: Vidhu Vinos Chopra’s latest Bollywood movie tells the Kashmir story from the point of view of those who were asked to leave when militancy erupted in the late 1980s. The amazing acting of the lead actors definitely lends authenticity to the story.

Available on: Amazon Prime

Angrezi Medium

Release Date: March 13, 2020

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Starring: Irrfan Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Radhika Madan and Deepak Dobriyal

Summary: Soon after its release, a nationwide lockdown was imposed and therefore, the movie had to be premiered on Disney+Hotstar. Coming back to the plot of the movie, this one, directed by Homi Adajania is a sequel to the 2017 film Hindi Medium. The plot focuses on how far a father will go to fulfil the wish of his daughter to study abroad. 

Available on: Disney + Hotstar

Baaghi 3

Release Date: March 6, 2020

Genre: Action, Drama

Starring: Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh, Ankita Lokhande

Summary: The new Hindi movie primarily focuses on the bond between two brothers, Ronnie and Vikram, played by Tiger and Riteish respectively. In a turn of events, Vikram gets kidnapped by some goons and Ronnie takes it upon himself to save his brother. The story revolves around how he independently takes on a country, goes on a rampage of destruction to see his brother safe again. 

Available on: Disney + Hotstar


Release Date: February 28, 2020

Genre: Drama

Starring: Taapsee Pannu, Pavail Gulati

Summary: Directed by Anubhav Sinha, the story is about a couple happily married for years. One day, at a party that he organises for his office people, Vikram (Pavail Gulati) slaps Amrita (Taapsee) who later files for divorce as her self-respect is shaken by the experience.

Available on: Amazon Prime 

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan

Release Date: February 21, 2020

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Starring: Ayushmann Khurrana, Jitendra Kumar, Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao

Summary: This multi-starrer movie would remind you of Badhaai Ho for a second since the star cast is quite similar. However, the plot is totally different this time around. It is the story of a gay couple who does not shy away from professing their love for each other. Well, given that the plot revolves around a middle-class, small-town family, it becomes increasingly difficult as well as hilarious to see how Ayushmann and Jitendra’s character try and break the stereotype around same-sex couples. 

Available on: Amazon Prime 

Bhoot: Part One: The Haunted Ship

Release Date: February 21, 2020

Genre: Horror, Drama 

Starring: Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Ashutosh Rana

Summary: Produced by Dharma Production, this movie is the first of the few parts that Karan Johar would be making around the concept of horror. The story is about how Vicky, a bereaved shipping officer wishes to save a girl on an unmanned haunted ship, who he believes is real.

Available on: Amazon Prime  


Release Date: February 14, 2020

Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani and Kunal Khemu

Summary: This movie features a young introvert who visits Goa and meets Sara, a free-spirited girl from London. She comes to India for the first time to live a life unshackled, like a vagabond. They fall in love but a series of incidents happen which turn their lives upside down. Aditya’s character, Advait also goes on a killing spree! In fact, every character in this movie, for some reason, gets a high out of killing people. 

Available on: Netflix

Love Aaj Kal

Release Date: February 14, 2020

Genre: Drama, Romance, 

Starring: Kartik Aaryan, Sara Ali Khan

Summary: Love Aaj Kal is a sequel to Imtiaz Ali’s former ‘Love Aaj Kal’, which starred Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone. Just like the previous movie, this movie also draws a comparison between the kind of complications that exist in couples across two different eras of 1990 and 2020. 

Available on: Netflix 

Jawaani Jaaneman

Release Date: January 31, 2020

Genre: Drama

Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Tabu and Alaya Furniturewala

Summary: Saif’s second movie this year after Tanhaaji, this movie is about a 40-year-old carefree man whose life turns upside down when he realises that he has a 20-year-old daughter. And that’s just the beginning of the story. The plot revolves around how Saif embraces the changes and shows the lovely bond between a father and his daughter.

Available on: Amazon Prime  


Release Date: January 24, 2020

Genre: Drama

Starring: Kangana Ranaut, Jassie Gill, Richa Chadha, Neena Gupta and Pankaj Tripathi

Summary: Directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Panga is inspired by the real-life story of a national level Kabbadi player from India. This movie is about how her family encourages her to pursue her dreams once again and make a comeback to play for India. 

Available on: Dinsey + Hotstar

Street Dancer 3

Release Date: January 24, 2020

Genre: Action, Romance, Drama

Starring: Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Nora Fatehi, and Prabhu Deva

Summary: Street Dancer 3D is the third movie in Remo D’Souza’s series of ABCD. It is the tale of two dance groups, just like the previous movies but this time from two different countries: India and Pakistan. These two groups are led by Varun and Shraddha’s characters respectively. Their realisations and affection towards each other eventually leads to the plot twists in the story. 

Available on: Amazon Prime 

Jai Mummy Di

Release Date: January 17, 2020

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Starring: Sunny Singh, Sonnalli Seygall, Poonam Dhillon and Supriya Pathak

Summary: A drama-comedy, directed by Navjot Gulati, this one is all about ‘mummy’s approval’ in order to get married. The plot revolves around how the kids of two not-so-friendly almost rival moms who fall in love with each other. A light-hearted drama series which will surely give you a good time if you’re in the mood for something funny.

Available on: Netflix

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Release Date: January 10, 2020

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan and Kajol

Summary: This movie brings back the real-life jodi of Ajay Devgn and Kajol on the big screen once again. The plot revolves around the story of Tanaji Malusare, the military leader of king Chhatrapati  Shivaji and how he fights Uday Bhan (Saif Ali Khan) with an aim to protect southern India from a Mughal invasion.

Available on: Dinsey + Hotstar


Release Date: January 10, 2020

Genre: Drama

Starring: Deepika Padukone, Vikrant Massey, Madhurjeet Sarghi, Ankit Bisht

Summary: Written and directed by Meghna Gulzaar and produced by Deepika Padukone, this movie is a story of Laxmi Aggarwal, an acid attack survivor. Through her story, this iconic film has made an attempt to understand the consequences of surviving an acid attack in India. How she survives the aftermath and what she does in order to get back up and fight is what forms the plot of the story.

Available on: Disney + Hotstar

Now that we’re all caught up with the latest Bollywood movies, let’s look at some upcoming ones.

Upcoming Bollywood Movies

Considering the pandemic situation, OTT platforms are what we’re depending on these days. Even before you finish a movie/series, over ten new titles are waiting in the list for you to watch. However, if you’re one of those who have finished watching all the latest Hindi movies, watch out for these upcoming Bollywood movies that are releasing soon.

Bell Bottom

Release Date: April 2, 2021

Genre: Thriller 

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

Summary: This film is touted to be a spy-thriller!


Release Date: October 15, 2021

Genre: Sports Drama 

Starring: Ajay Devgn

Dil Bechara 

Release Date: July 24, 2020, on Disney + Hotstar

Genre: Romance/Drama

Starring: Sushant Singh Rajput, Sanjana Sanghi, Saif Ali Khan

Summary: Based on John Green’s novel The Fault In Our Stars, Dil Bechara is the last film of the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. It is about two teens battling cancer and bonding over movies and music, and eventually, fall in love with each other. It is definitely one of the most awaited upcoming Bollywood movies. Do watch out for this one.

Shakuntala Devi 

Release Date: July 31, 2020, on Amazon Prime 

Genre: Biopic

Starring: Vidya Balan, Jisshu Sengupta, Sanya Malhotra, Amit Sadh 

Summary: This upcoming Hindi movie is a biopic based on the life of the ‘Human Computer’ aka Shakuntala Devi. The film was originally supposed to hit the theatres in May but due to the pandemic, it will now release on an OTT platform. 


Release Date: July 31, 2020, on Disney + Hotstar

Genre: Comedy/Drama

Starring: Kunal Khemu, Rasika Dugal, Vijay Raaz, Ranvir Shorey, Gajraj Rao 

Summary: Lootcase is another upcoming Hindi movie you should watch out for. The story revolves around a guy who hits a jackpot when he finds a suitcase full of money. Problems arise when a politician, a cop and a gangster start chasing him for that suitcase.

Gangubai Kathiawadi 

Release Date: To be announced 

Genre: Crime 

Starring: Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi

upcoming-bollywood-movies-2020-Gangubai Kothewali

Summary: Based on a chapter of Hussain Zaidi’s book Mafia Queens of Mumbai about Gangubai Kothewali, this upcoming Bollywood movie is about a young girl forced into prostitution. Even though the trailer of the film is yet to come out, Alia’s first look as the lead character was released, and it looked intense.

Haseen Dillruba

Release Date: To be announced

Genre: Mystery

Starring: Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey, Harshvardhan Rane


Summary: Directed by Vinil Mathew, Haseen Dillruba’s trailer is yet to be released. However, the first poster of this upcoming Hindi movie looked fascinating and intense.


Release Date: To be announced

Genre: Sports/Drama

Starring: Farhan Akhtar, Paresh Rawal, Supriya Pathak, Isha Talwar, Vijay Raaz 


Summary: With an intriguing first poster, this one is definitely one of the most awaited Bollywood movies. Not much is known about the film except that Farhan Akhtar will be seen playing a national level boxer. 

Jayeshbhai Jordaar 

Release Date: To be announced

Genre: Comedy

Starring: Ranveer Singh, Shalini Pandey, Boman Irani, Ratna Pathak


Summary: Calling it a ‘miracle script’, Ranveer Singh said that it’s a movie for everyone. 


Release Date: December 25, 2020

Genre: Biopic

Starring: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone


Summary: Based on the life of the legendary cricketer Kapil Dev, this upcoming Bollywood movie was scheduled to release on April 10. However, it got delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak. 


Release Date: November 14, 2020

Genre: Action/Thriller

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh, Ajay Devgn 

Summary: Sooryavanshi, which was earlier scheduled to release on March 24, was postponed indefinitely due to the lockdown. But now the film is going to hit the theatres on Diwali. This upcoming new Bollywood movie is the fourth film in Rohit Shetty’s famous cop-drama franchise — Singham, Singham 2 and Simmba.

Pareeksha – The Final Test 

Release Date: To be announced 

Genre: Drama 

Starring: Adil Hussain, Priyanka Bose, Sanjay Suri

Summary: After making its India premiere at 50th International Film Festival of India, Prakash Jha’s film is all set to release on ZEE5. However, no date has been announced as yet. The film is about a father who aspires to educate his child. This film is inspired by real events and people, he said. 

Isn’t this list of Bollywood movies filled with a high dose of drama, action, romance, comedy and thriller? Which of these latest Hindi movies would you watch first?

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