Most Anticipated Bollywood Movies of 2013 – Part 2

The first installment of our “most anticipated films of the third quarter” list had films like Chennai Express and Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Dobaara. Now, let’s look at the next five Hindi films we are looking forward to in the third quarter of 2013.

Madras Cafe (August 23 2013): Shoojit Sircar delivered the smash hit Vicky Donor last year and Madras Cafe (previously titled Jaffna) has us excited for a variety of reasons. It deals with the sensitive issue of LTTE and terrorism and has John Abraham donning the role of an intelligence officer. John has a smart brain when it comes to producing films, and we wouldn’t be surprised if the film manages to make a sufficient dent in the collections of OUATIM and Satyagraha. Released amidst all the biggies in August, Madras Cafe is certainly not to be underestimated.

Satyagraha (August 30 2013) : While Prakash Jha hasn’t delivered a Hit film in the last two years, much is expected from Satygraha because of the cast he has assembled. He is back with his protégés Ajay Devgn, Manoj Bajpai and Arjun Rampal. Kareena Kapoor Khan also adds some real acting power to the film. To top it all off, Amitabh Bachchan’s character is based on Anna Hazare. The trailer has disappointed a lot of people, but we are hoping the film wouldn’t.

Ungli (September 20 2013): Rensil D’Silva’s sophomore directorial venture boasts of a very interesting cast – Sanjay Dutt, Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda, and Kangna Ranaut. Not much is known about this film, except for the fact that it is supposed to be a thriller of some kind. Dharma Productions’ attachment with the film makes us think that this will surprise a few people. Rensil made a confident debut as a director with Kurbaan but Ungli has to be a step up for him.

Shuddh Desi Romance (September 13 2013): Maneesh Sharma directed the smart sleeper hit Band Baaja Baaraat and followed it up with the disappointing Ladies v/s Ricky Bahl. He will be looking to bounce back with Shuddh Desi Romance (SDR). Jaideep Sahni wrote Chak De India, Rocket Singh, and Khosla Ka Ghosla, which are now considered cult classics. We are delighted he is back as a writer. Sushant Singh Rajput made a fantastic debut with Kai Po Che and will be looking to cement his place in the Industry. Parineeti Chopra, the serial heart-stealer, is also back. All these factors have made us really excited about the film. And oh, the trailers of SDR are really cool. Check them out, if you haven’t already.

Phata Poster Nikla Hero (September 20 2013): Shahid Kapoor, who was supposed to do Shuddh Desi Romance, ended up doing this Rajkumar Santoshi directed film instead. People who have seen snippets from the film are very confident about PPNH. The music is also expected to be a huge hit looking at the pedigree of Pritam and Tips (the co-producers). Ileana D’cruz will be giving Shahid Kapoor able company in PPNH. We are hoping Shahid is back with a bang and shows the world his true talent.

There are a few more films which didn’t make our 10 film list, but we will be keeping a close eye on them – Ship of Theseus, Issaq and Zanjeer. Now, tell us which film are you looking forward to the most and which film(s) do you think will set the Box Office on fire? Get involved!

Which film are you waiting for?

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Joker:  (July 8, 2013 at 8:08 pm)


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nipun:  (July 8, 2013 at 8:17 pm)

Waiting for ce,outimd ,k3,d3.
Among these 5 movies in the article,i am neutral.

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Abu Ahmad:  (July 8, 2013 at 8:32 pm)

This is not good year for bollywod because there is no bhai jaan movie but i am hoping d3 highest grosser movie of the year because 2008 gajini 2009. 3 idiot 2010 dabangg 2011 bodyguard and 2012 ett so amir and salman rule

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Abu Ahmad:  (July 8, 2013 at 8:34 pm)

Best quality movie august 2013 are 1. Satyagarah 2. Ouatim2. 3. Madras cafe

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Rajesh:  (July 8, 2013 at 8:38 pm)

Waiting for Phata Poster Nikla Hero.

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nil:  (July 8, 2013 at 8:42 pm)

I think the yashraj’s sudh desi romance will get us something of luck for the film.

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Zohaib hassan:  (July 8, 2013 at 9:08 pm)

Phata poster nikla hero will b bb

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xzone:  (July 8, 2013 at 9:09 pm)

for me, satyagraha and shudh desi romance…rest r nt a worth watch for me..

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DANISH:  (July 8, 2013 at 9:40 pm)

Waiting only for chennai express.

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thebhatta:  (July 8, 2013 at 9:55 pm)

one and only satyagraha :)

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Belle:  (July 8, 2013 at 10:42 pm)

My predictions (Minimum)

Madras Cafe -- 35 cr
Satyagraha -- 80 cr
Ungli -- 50 cr
Shuddh Desi Romance -- 40 cr
Phata Poster Nikla Hero -- 60 cr

My previous predictions (Minimum)

Lootera -- 55 cr
DDay -- 30 cr
Chennai Express -- 135 cr
OUATIMD -- 145 cr
Satyagraha -- 80 cr
BMB -- 30 cr

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messy:  (July 8, 2013 at 10:43 pm)

Waiting for madras cafe it looks like force kind of movie

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Jay:  (July 8, 2013 at 10:50 pm)

Ungli will be great can,t wait for this.emraan will back with bang.also shraddha kapoor has a item song in it.

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jasmeet singh:  (July 8, 2013 at 11:03 pm)

shahid will rock . sure !!!…

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akshay:  (July 8, 2013 at 11:30 pm)


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Romance Express:  (July 8, 2013 at 11:54 pm)

Only ppnh, shahid will rock this time. Insallah ppnh will be another jab we met, pritiam and shahid combo, can’t wait for sep20.

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Babaji:  (July 8, 2013 at 11:59 pm)

1)Phata poster nikla hero
4)Madras Cafe
5)Zanjeer Remake

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Riya:  (July 9, 2013 at 1:59 am)

I want to watch SDR and PPNH the most, while Ungli and Madras Café also looks interesting! My box office predictions though are (if they are received well)…
PPNH-70 crores
SDR-55 crores
Ungli-65 crores
Zanjeer-65 crores
Madras Café-70 crores

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Romance Express:  (July 9, 2013 at 4:20 am)

@belle plz don’t predict anything about chennai express, it will coll 135cr mark with in 6days mark my words.

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Troll:  (July 9, 2013 at 5:51 am)

Ungli has a very bad cast.Sanjay dutt and kangana movies are full of crap. They will spoil the film.

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sree:  (July 9, 2013 at 7:59 am)

Phata Poster Nikhla Hero

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sanjay pandey:  (July 9, 2013 at 9:15 am)

looking only for KRISH 3

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Samar:  (July 9, 2013 at 9:28 am)

@indicine heard that DHOOM3 has been postponed to it true??please tell.

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Kareem@!!:  (July 9, 2013 at 9:56 am)

satyagraha will be winner…expected collections would b 110-140

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Nilesh:  (July 9, 2013 at 10:04 am)

Waiting for Mental.

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