There is no dearth of festivals this September. However, what do you do when you want a break from these festivities? Go, catch a movie of course. Listed here are six films, from various genres that are a must-watch this month:
Akira I Action Drama I 2nd September
Director AR Murugadoss’ third Bollywood venture, Akira, will pack in a lot of punch with Sonakshi beating up the bad guys left, right, & centre. A remake of the Tamil action drama, Mouna Guru, the film will also star the versatile Konkana Sen Sharma & the man who can do it all- Anurag Kashyap. Watch as Akira Sharma handles bullies, corruption, and everything unjust with some heavy kicks and punches.
Baar Baar Dekho I Romantic Drama I 9th September
Now, who hasn’t watched the film’s song, “Kaala Chashma”, baar baar? With stunning photography, extremely hummable songs, bankable actors, Baar Baar Dekho seems like a promising debut for the director, Nitya Mehra. A love story set in…uh, we don’t know when as the trailer shows Sidharth Malhotra’s character apparently time-travelling in some form. The film will surely be a refreshing one if the exciting trailer is to be believed!
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story I Biopic I 30th September
He’s the Captain with the Midas touch. Every team he leads, every player he trusts, have only the best things to say about him. The world knows all about his cricket stats, but do we know what made Mahendra Sigh Dhoni, THE Dhoni? Helmed by Neeraj Pandey, known for his astute direction, the film will explore the Indian ODI & T20 cricket Captain’s journey to fame and all the obstacles he faced on his way. Head to the theatre to see if Sushant Singh Rajput can pull off Dhoni’s signature ‘Helicopter Shot’!
Sully I Biographical Drama I 9th September
When an Academy Award winning director with decades of experience in Hollywood decides to make a biopic on a real-life hero, you know you’re in for a treat… especially when that director is Clint Eastwood and the actor playing the protagonist is Tom Hanks.
The film is based on Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, a veteran US Airways pilot, who on January 15, 2009, landed Airbus A320 on the almost frozen Hudson River due to a mid-air emergency. Saving all 155 passengers aboard, Sully is soon considered a “hero”, but very soon, his motives and moves are questioned. Great acting+ great direction+ great screenplay is what the film promises…
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children I Fantasy Adventure I 30th September
The quirky and enigmatic but genius of a director, Tim Burton, is here with his next venture. Based on the novel of the same name, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, the film will see Asa Butterfield play Jake, a 16-year old who travels to Miss Peregrine’s (Eva Green) Home post his grandfather’s mysterious death. There, he is assigned with the responsibility of protecting the Peculiar Children from dark forces. Starring Dame Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, and Samuel L. Jackson in pivotal roles, the film will surely leave you with some goose bumps.
The Magnificent Seven I Action I 23rd September
A western action film, the “The Magnificent Seven” stars Chris Pratt, Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Vincent D’Onofrio, Martin Sensmeier, Lee Byung-hun, Peter Sarsgaard and Haley Bennett. Yes, that many actors. The film follows the seven outlaws as they help out the residents of a small town fight the greedy industrialist, Bartholomew Bogue. Witty and full of action, the film promises to make it worth your popcorn.
Go ahead, book your tickets online using BookMyShow offers, stand in queues, do whatever it is that you have to, and watch these films!