2019 has brought some blockbuster movies to our cinemas, and it wouldn’t be wrong to say that Bollywood is getting better with every passing year.
Gone are the days of poor graphics, repetitive choreography and copied plots – today’s Bollywood movies combine an intriguing plot, talented cast, impressive direction and heaps of other elements to bring forth a masterpiece. Viewers expectations have skyrocketed, and they are anxiously looking forward to some superb films in 2019. We have compiled a list of the best movies of 2019 that you should not miss. Whether you are heading to the nearby cinema with friends or you are soaking in a hot tub while waiting for a movie torrent to download, add these movies to your list of must-watch movies of 2019:
1. Mission Mangal
Release date: 15 August 2019
Lead cast: Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha
Akshay Kumar is keeping his promise of making movies with a purpose behind them. His struggle to bring inspiration to the Indian audience also reflects in this movie. This space story will be hitting the cinemas on Indian Independence Day and is already creating quite a stir in public. We have absolutely no doubt that it will be a massive success amongst the people with such a brilliant cast.
Release date: 20 December 2019
Lead cast: Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Sonakshi Sinha
The first two movies in this series have been a big hit in the box office, and this one is not going to be an exception. No matter what the critics say, people will fall in love with Dabangg 3. This movie will keep the audience waiting until the end of the year, but it will be worth the wait. Dabangg series has everything to offer an average Indian cinemagoer wants to see: elite star cast, lots of action, catchy jingles, sexy item songs, light comedy and of course, Salman Khan.
Release date: 21 June 2019
Lead cast: Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani
This movie revolves around the highly-talented medical student with poor anger-management skills. He falls head-over-heels in love with a first-year student. The plot revolves around his intense passion and how he copes when he is unable to marry her.
Release date: 22 February 2019
Lead cast: Ajay Devgan, Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor
This star-studded movie is a not-to-be-missed comedy after the success of the first two movies in the Dhamaal series. Fans of Madhuri and Anil Kapoor have been dying to see them on-screen together. This time the film revolves around a bunch of people on a treasure hunt and then fighting over its ownership. The story has many twists and turns with tons of dialogues and situations to laugh at to keep the audience enticed until the end.
Release date: 17 April 2019
Lead cast: Varun Dhawan, Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt
This movie is full of established Bollywood gurus. The setting of the film was awe-inspiring. The stories engulfing in the small town of Husnabad will keep you glued to the screen. It contains all the typical Bollywood masala: star cast, excellent songs, fabulous dresses, conniving plot, intricate battles between individuals, and splendid acting.
Release date: 5 June 2019
Lead cast: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Tabu, Sunil Grover
Amidst the turmoil of partition lie a thousand stories of pain and agony. Independence has witnessed the most heroic tales of valor and dauntless love for the homeland. Salman Khan takes the limelight as a young boy named “Bharat” who takes on the strenuous job of taking care of his family. The dramatic depiction of the events of partition is the prime factor of this hit movie.
Release date: 21 March 2019
Lead cast: Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra
This blockbuster, directed by Anurag Singh, has reproduced the real events of the famous battle of Saragarhi. The encounter is known for the brave display of gallantry by Sikhs against a much-larger Afghan army in 1897. The big names in the cast grabbed the attention of the audience.
Release date: 8 March 2019
Lead cast: Amitabh Bachhan, Amrita Singh, Tapsee Pannu, Antonio Aakeel
While Amitabh’s name is enough for most moviegoers as an excellent reason to watch this movie, yet it has more to offer. The crime thriller revolves around an entrepreneur who ends up in a hotel room with the dead body of her lover. She has to seek help from an eminent lawyer to unfold the happenings that lead to an unpleasant situation. The movie will keep you guessing until the last minute.
Judgementall Hai Kya
Release date: 26 July 2019
Lead cast: Kangna Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao
With massive success at the beginning of 2019, Kangna Ranaut is all set to dazzle us with another promising movie this year. This mystery drama will keep you glued to the screen with intense performances by Kangna and Rajkummar Rao. The chemistry between the two actors is evident through the effortless comedy delivered in this movie.
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
Release Date: 25 January 2019
Lead cast: Kangna Ranaut
Indian viewers have widely lauded movies based on heroic historical figures, and Manikarnika is also based on the life-story of Rani Lakshmibai and how she bravely fought in the 1857 War of rebellion. The film is very intense and has been brilliantly shot.
Honorable mention: Gully Boy
Release date: 14 February 2019
Lead cast: Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Siddhart Chaturvedi, Vijay Raaz
The young moviegoers thoroughly enjoyed Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Gully Boy’. The story shows the struggles of street rappers in the city of Mumbai and the ups and downs in their lives before they get recognized and can take pride in their work. The movie is first-of-its-kind to highlight the history and struggles of rap music in India. It is based on the real-life stories of underground rappers.
Watch all these movies to have a great time this year.