30 Most Anticipated Movies That Will Keep You Company Throughout 2018

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Though banally generalized and trivialised as ‘Entertainment’, movies are much more than the confining term they have been tagged with. A continuously evolving art form, movies have been breathing life into our daily life and adding meaning to our mundane existence for ages. While depicting larger-than-life sequences, movies have touched the innate sensitivities of our psyche, making us cry, clap, whistle, laugh, curse, dream, and empathize. Be it dictating the hairstyles or coiffures of entire generations or breaking taboos related to dressing, movies have always had a hold over hearts as well as minds. It is not surprising that, as the old year yields place to the new, movies should form a fabulous and fundamental aspect of our lives. As we prepare for 2018, there is a bounty of movies that awaits us. We offer you here a sheaf of 30 movies gleaned for variety and entertainment.

2.0: Wait to See Superb Screen Chemistry

Directed and co-penned by S. Shankar, 2.0 is a science fiction film that will feature Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar together for the first time. The sequel to the 2010 Robot (released as Enthiran in Tamil) will show Akshay Kumar in the dual role of Dr. Richard and Crow Man, challenging the authority of the Robot played by Rajinikanth. A.R. Rahman’s music will surely act as the icing on top of this action-packed drama. The eternal conflict between man and machine is wrapped up scintillating and soulful music and is waiting for you, this January 2018.

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Chanda Mama Door Ke: Wait to Enjoy Bollywood’s Space Fiction

The first Bollywood film of its kind, Chanda Mama Door Ke is a science fiction drama which will depict the journey of India’s first astronaut to the moon. A biopic of sorts, this film will star Sushant Singh Rajput and R. Madhavan in the leading roles. Shraddha Kapoor and BhumiPednekar will be playing the female leads. Here is a superb blend of pulchritude with the pull of the future. It will be releasing towards the end of January next year.

PadMan: Wait for Serious Social Context

PadMan is the biopic on the life of the social activist ArunachalamMuruganantham who toiled and struggled to manufacture low-cost sanitary napkins for women living in villages and impoverished suburbs. The star cast of this film comprises of well-known names like Akshay Kumar, RadhikaApte, and SonamKapoor. A tribute to the terminator of taboos and a benefactor who gave hygiene and health to millions of underprivileged women, the film is produced by Akshay Kumar’s wife, Twinkle Khanna and will be hitting the theatres at January end.

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Hichki: Wait to Watch Powerful Screen Presence

Rani Mukherjee’s comeback movie, after her pregnancy, under the Yash Raj banner, Hichki will be a treat for her fans. Directed by Siddharth P Malhotra, Hichki, which means hiccups in English, is the story of a woman who transforms her weakness into a strength. Releasing in February, a woman-centric film, this one will strike a chord with the majority of the crowd.

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Fifty Shades Freed: Wait for a Unique Brand of Sensuality

Get ready to free your sensual side from the shackles of taboos with Fifty Shades Freed which will essay the married life of Christian Grey. Despite marriage and far from vanilla, Fifty Shades Freed will show the leads Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson romancing each other in the most unconventional of ways. The plot twist will see Anastasia’s former boss Jack Hyde trouble their conjugal life with death threats and more. The shades of nuances of life seem endless, watch it in theatres in February 2018.

 Pari: Wait to Finally Unravel the Mystery Surrounding It

The first look of Anushka Sharma starrer Pari made many uneasy to see the glamorous actress in a shabby, anemic and almost creepy avatar. This one is going to be a mysterious love story with a serious and probably morbid storyline. A recently tweeted photo from the film shows Anushka lying on the hard stone floor with earphones plugged in her ears with red ligature marks on her ankle. This is also Anushka’s third venture as a producer that promises meaningful, serious, and substantial content will hit the multiplexes and cinema halls in February.

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Black Panther: Wait to Witness an Anti-Racial Superhero Rise

Another long-awaited superhero story produced by Marvel Studio, Black Panther is the first full-fledged film to show a black-skinned man in a superhero lead. It is based on a story penned by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby by the same name. The story begins in Wakanda, a fictional Utopia somewhere in Africa, which resists and battles the big bad world with Black Panther as a leader. The character of Black Panther has been portrayed by Chadwick Boseman. It will release next year in mid-February.

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Peter Rabbit: Wait for Heart-Warming Frivolousness

A 3D, animated adventure comedy, Peter Rabbit will steal your heart in February 2018. It is a story of how a troop of animals, led by Peter, battle with Mr. McGregor for the affection of a beautiful lady living next door. Directed, written, and produced by the super talented Will Gluck, Peter Rabbit will have Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, and Sam Neill.

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Manikarnika-The Queen of Jhansi: Wait for Spectacular Acting Skills

Based on the life of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi, who was one of the notable leaders/one of the major figures in the Sepoy Mutiny or the First War Indian independence of 1857, Manikarnika is scheduled to release towards the end of April 2018. Starring KanganaRanaut in the lead this movie will also have a well-known face from television Ankita Lokhande in an important role. Watch one of the greatest badass heroines of Modern India step off the musty pages of history and come alive before your eyes.

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Avengers: Infinity War: Wait for an Awe-Inspiring Battle

A star-studded cast formed of Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Patt, the next in line Avengers movie is going to be a sure-fire blockbuster. Produced by Kevin Feige of Marvel Studios, it will show the superheroes, estranged by Captain America: Civil War chapter, join hands with the Guardians of the Galaxy heroes to save the world from Thanos. Slated to be released in April 2018, this is Eros itself writ large on the screen.

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Veere Di Wedding: Wait to Revel in Femme Friendships

An unlikely constellation of Bollywood’s leading ladies—KareenaKapoor, SonamKapoor, and Swara Bhaskar—makes Veere Di Wedding a film worth for. The revealed posters show the ladies dancing and mischievously making faces in sherwanis. Directed by Shashanka Ghosh this girl buddy comedy promises to be a memorable laughter riot. Though a date has not been confirmed, this film will get released sometime in May.

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Solo: A Star Wars Story: Wait for In-Depth Trivia of an Epic War

Based on one of the major characters from the Star Wars franchise, Han Solo, this film will reveal many still unknown facts about the series. In this space version of the Westerns, you will see the rouge Han Solo’s adventures along with the Wookiee Chewbacca. Emilia Clarke, Alden Ehrenreich, and Woody Harrelson will be playing the lead roles. Anticipating release in May, the Final Frontier is always as entertaining as it is limitless.

Fanney Khan: Wait to Behold a Yesteryear Pair Together

Almost two decades after Taal, AishwaryaRaiBachchan, and Anil Kapoor will be seen together in Fanney Khan. Releasing in June 2018, this movie is about an unremarkable singer who wants his daughter to make it big in the world of music. DivyaDutta and RajkummarRao will also be seen in key roles in the movie.

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Deadpool 2: Wait for Some More Comical Heroism

Though still unnamed, the next of the  Deadpool franchise is being called for the nonce as Deadpool 2. It is also the twelfth in the line of X-Men film series. Directed by David Leitch, this film will once again see Ryan Reynolds in the role of Deadpool who achieved accelerated healing ability through a regenerative mutation experiment. The rest of the cast includes T.J. Miller, MorenaBaccarin, and Brianna Hildebrand. In all probabilities, this movie will release in June next year.

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Race 3: Wait for Racy Action

Directed by Remo D’Souza, Race 3 is the third installment of the super hit Race series. This time most of the old cast and crew seem to be replaced by new and bigger names like Salman Khan. Apart from Khan, this film will also features Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez, Daisy Shah and Pooja Hegde. The old and the new combine to set your heart racing! Apart from chases and fast-paced action, this film will also have intriguing plot twists. Yes, the plot thickens. It is slated to be released towards the middle of 2018.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: Wait to Relive Childhood Fantasy

A science fiction adventure, Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom is coming to stir your regular life up with some nostalgic chills and spills. Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, B.D Wong and James Cromwell will be playing some of the major roles in this film. Tag lined as “Life finds a way”, this movie will also have Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcolm. This is one story that will be as long-lived as the dinosaurs—does 135 million years sound awesome? Wait till June 2018.

Ocean’s Eight: Wait for Cunning Plot Twists

An all-ladies spin-off of the highly acclaimed Ocean’s Trilogy; Ocean’s Eight is a nonconforming heist comedy to look out for. In this film, Debbie Ocean played by Sandra Bullock will gather a criminal crew of eight for an ambitious heist at the yearly Met Gala in New York. A number of megastars of Hollywood including Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Dakota Fanning, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter and Rihanna will come together for this crisp and spicy dacoit tale. What twisting currents and riches does this Ocean have? – You will get to know in next year’s June.

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Mission Impossible 6: Wait for Blood-Curdling Action Sequences

The sixth instalment of one of the most popular action spy franchises, Mission Impossible 6 will have Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, VingRhames, Simon Pegg and Alec Baldwin in pivotal roles. Though the storyline is still unknown, we will see Ethan Hunt preventing some high-level villainy from unfolding. This is always a Force to reckon with. Get ready to be stunned in July 2018.

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The Predator: Wait to Watch Science Fiction Merge with Horror

Its revealed posters were showing a forking lightning striking a city. The Predator promises many spine-chilling moments for the thriller aficionados. The storyline will show a regiment’s journey through a forest where one by one all members go missing, and their skinned bodies are found later on. Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Trevante Rhodes and Keegan Michael Key will be seen as the leading team of the cast. August 2018 will see The Predator preying audience in theatres.

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The Nun: Wait for Jaw-Dropping Horror

Written by James Wan and directed by Corin Hardy, The Nun is the much anticipated next chapter of The Conjuring Series. The James Wan clan of horror enthusiasts had guessed a film on the demon nun Valak to be the next while watching Conjuring 2 released in 2016. The plot goes back in time to 1952 and takes place at a monastery located in Romania where a nun has been mysteriously killed. A whodunnit set in the Olympus of the mysterious and horror, unfold the suspense in mid-2018.

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Sui Dhaaga: Made in India: Wait for Authentic Storytelling

Promoted as a silver-screen homage to Mahatma Gandhi, Sui Dhaaga: Made in India is believed to have an out-of-the-box theme. Hitting theatres in September 2018, this film will see the pairing of Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma for the first time. The story of this film is that of struggles against odds, highlights the “Make in India” policy upheld by national leaders of international and historical stature, offering nothing less than an alternative way of life to those caught in the rat race as they breathe the heavy monoxide-filled air of modern times.

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Super 30: Wait for an Untold Story

Super 30 is a biopic on the life and work of mathematical genius Anand Kumar by Vikas Bahl starring none other than Hrithik Roshan. Parineeti Chopra will play the female lead opposite of Roshan who is going through rigorous training under Anand Kumar to portray his character accurately. Anand Kumar trains 30 meritorious but financially backward students each year, enabling them to crack the IIT-JEE entrance. His biopic will hit the halls in November 2018.The world needs to see its heroes larger than life, at least in size, to truly appreciate them.

Thugs of Hindostan: Wait for Magnificent Performances

Set to create history on the silver-screen, Thugs of Hindostan will see two brilliant actors Amir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan doing their best to woo the audience.  Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh of Dangal fame will also be seen in the film. Basically, a period adventure directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya this film has created a buzz by revealing Aamir’s thuggish look in it. A movie guaranteed to seize and waylay you in the transformation of plot and adventure. It will be releasing in next November or even come as a Diwali surprise.

Gully Boy: Wait for a Quirky Refreshment

With two young and dynamic stars, Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles Gully Boy are bound to be a refreshing movie worth your money. The storyline of this upcoming film is also out of the ordinary as it is based on the life of street rappers of Mumbai. Directed by ZoyaAkhtar, Gully Boy will surely offer riveting time in the cinema halls next December. This one busy bevy of boys suing up our lives!


Krrish 4: Wait for Some Desi Super Hero Enthrallment

2018 will see Hrithik Roshan once again in his Krrish avatar along with some side-kicks with superhuman abilities. If we are to go by some of the insider news, Hrithik will be playing the role of both hero and anti-hero in this film. Not much has been revealed about the female lead or rest of the crew as of now. This film might release on 25th December next year as a Christmas treat.

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Kedarnath: Wait to See How the Next in Line Next Gen Performs

Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan will debut with the AbishekKapoor directorial Kedarnath opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. The film went on the floor near the end of September, and its Uttarakhand shoot has been wrapped up. Though nothing definite has been said about its release, winter of 2018 is the most likely time for it.

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SahebBiwiAur Gangster 3: Wait for Unconventional Romance

Sanjay Dutt, Chitrangada Singh, Aditi Rao Hydari and Jimmy Shergill will be seen depicting ace roles in the third film of SahebBiwiAurGangstar franchise. Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, this film will showcase Sanjay Dutt in a brand new avatar of ominous. Of course, the third component of the title springs a shocking yet ironically mocking change on the Saheb, BiwiaurGulam theme, chilling enough for the winter of 2018.

Hellboy: Wait to Empathize with the Out Worldly

Tentatively called Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen, this is the third instalment of the Hellboy series. Hellboy, played by David Harbour, is a mighty demon with a humane soul who works for the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. In the upcoming movie he will go up against Merlin’s consort and a sorceress Nimue aka Blood Queen. However, their violent battling may cause the world to collapse into a fatality. You will grip your seat with your heart in your mouth. Though nothing is yet known about its releasing time, Hellboy’s chapter 3 will not come out before the end of next year.

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Aquaman: Wait for a Brand New Heroic Overture

Starring Nicole Kidman and Jason Mamoa, Aquaman will be the sixth solo superhero venture of DC Extended Universe. An important part of Justice League, Arthur Curry has to rule the underwater kingdom of Atlantis against his will. He has to maintain a fine balance between the human world and the kingdom of his own while keeping the enemies within at bay. Seems his hands are full, and that means a lot of thrill. December of 2018 will warm up to the charm and charisma of this superhero.

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The Irishman: Wait for the Master Performers to Spew Magic

With Robert De Niro and Al Pacino playing the leads, there is no way for the movie buffs but to wait eagerly for the release of The Irishman. This movie is based on a novel by Charles Brandt. The main storyline follows the labour union official Frank Sheeran who recalls his role in the brutal slaying of a union leader named Jimmy Hoffa. This film will be released near the end of 2018.

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