5 Upcoming Bollywood Sequels to Look Forward to

Some intriguing Bollywood sequels are coming up that fans can anticipate. We list five of these exciting films.

Brace yourselves for the incoming rollercoaster!

In the glamorous realm of Bollywood, it is always exciting for fans when an extension of a much-loved film or franchise is on the way.

These Bollywood sequels promise entertainment galore, capitalising on the popularity of its existing brand.

The Indian film industry has several intriguing sequels that promise to delight viewers, thereby living up to the fame of their predecessors.

DESIblitz invites you on a pulse-racing cinematic journey that introduces you to some of these films that you can look forward to.

So, join us as we discuss five fantastic Bollywood sequels that promise to set cinemas ablaze when they release.

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3

5 Upcoming Bollywood Sequels to Look Forward to - Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3Bhool Bhulaiyaa amassed lots of adulation from fans when it released in 2007.

Viewers continue to enjoy the film for its rib-tickling comedy and infectious drama.

A sequel, Bhool Bhulaiyaa arrived in 2022, which equally delights fans, with Tabu and Kartik Aaryan delivering fantastic performances.

Naturally, another extension to the franchise is a prospect that will fill fans with ceaseless anticipation.

Anees Bazmee is set to direct Bhool Bhulaiyya 3 with Kartik returning to the series.

The film also stars Vidya Balan and Triptii Dimri.

Tripti teases some facts about the film, promising freshness and beauty.

She says: “You will see a lot of mystery, you can expect a lot of spooky elements and comedy.

“It’s going to be something new and fresh and beautiful, of course.”

Under a talented filmmaker like Anees Bazmee, the film is sure to be one of the most thrilling Bollywood sequels. It is scheduled to be released during Diwali 2024.

Singham Again

5 Upcoming Bollywood Sequels to Look Forward to - Singham AgainThe next instalment of Rohit Shetty’s Cop Universe sends shivers of exhilaration through fans of the acclaimed director.

Ajay Devgn will don his famous police uniform once again as he steps back into the formidable shoes of Inspector Bajirao Singham.

The latest film in a series that kicked off in 2011, Singham Again is a thrilling canvas of popular faces.

Alongside Ajay, the much-awaited film will star Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone, Tiger Shroff and Arjun Kapoor.

Ranveer Singh and Akshay Kumar will also reprise their roles from Simmba (2018) and Sooryavanshi (2021) respectively.

Revealing some details about the movie, Rohit comments: “They all come from a different region. It’s not like in one police station.

“The film travels. It travels from Mumbai to South till Rameswaram and forward from that.”

The filmmaker also delves into the confidence he derives from his cast, continuing to state:

“[The cast] instil confidence in the director that they won’t be misused and it is not just for the business.”

Singham Again hits cinemas on August 15, 2024. Be sure to be on your best behaviour, as the cops are coming!

War 2

5 Upcoming Bollywood Sequels to Look Forward to - War 2From the Cop Universe, we move to the Spy Universe – Hrithik Roshan fans are definitely in for a treat.

The Fighter star is all set to inhabit the dangerous world of RAW agent Major Kabir Dhaliwal.

War 2 is the sixth instalment of the Yash Raj Films popular spy franchise.

Taking the directorial reins over from Siddharth Anand, Ayan Mukerji unites Hrithik with superstar Jr NTR and Kiara Advani.

During a Hrithik Roshan interview with Film Companion, Anupama Chopra enthusiastically tells the actor:

“I think you and Jr NTR in a frame is just inherently so exciting!”

Hrithik replies: “[The film] goes on floors very soon – a bit too soon.”

A post-credits scene of Tiger 3 (2023) revealed a glimpse of Hrithik as Kabir in War 2, fuelling the restlessness of fans to see the film.

Ayan is a gifted director with a fantastic track record with the blockbusters Wake Up Sid (2009), Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (2013) and Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva (2022).

As he joins forces with actors of great calibre such as Hrithik, Jr NTR, and Kiara, War 2 is to be of epic proportion. The film is slated for release in 2025.

Don 3

5 Upcoming Bollywood Sequels to Look Forward to - Don 3Classic Indian film connoisseurs treasure Don (1978) as an enduring masterpiece.

When Farhan Akhtar adapted that film as Don: The Chase Begins Again in 2006, newer fans loved it.

The success of the movie spawned a second film in the form of Don 2 (2011).

Amid a lot of speculation about a third picture in the franchise, viewers were curious when Ranveer Singh was confirmed to take over the titular role in Don 3. 

In 2023, Farhan addressed the new casting and said:

“We hope that you will show [Ranveer] the love you have so graciously and generously shown to Mr Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan.”

In February 2024, it was announced that Kiara Advani would replace Priyanka Chopra Jonas as the leading lady in Farhan’s franchise.

Gushing over her casting, the actress states: “Thrilled to be part of the iconic Don franchise and to be working with this incredible team!

“Seeking all your love and support as we set out on this exciting journey together.”

Don 3 aims to thrill viewers in 2025. Brace yourselves for the incoming rollercoaster!

Andaz Apna Apna 2

20 Top Bollywood Comedy Films to Make you LOL! - Andaz ApnaWhen it comes to Bollywood sequels, fans have been persistently demanding an extension to Rajkumar Santoshi’s beloved comedy Andaz Apna Apna (1994).

The cult classic stars Aamir Khan and Salman Khan as two hapless conmen. The dialogues and scenes of the film continue to be remembered and referenced.

On the occasion of his 59th birthday on March 14, 2024, Aamir Khan officially confirms that Rajkumar is working on a sequel to the comedy.

The actor says: “I have just found out that Rajkumar Santoshi is working on the script.

“I’m glad he has started thinking about it because I think it will be a great film for all of us to do and for audiences to watch.”

As a result, fans are waiting with bated breath for an onscreen reunion of Aamir and Salman.

When it was released, Andaz Apna Apna did not do well at the box office, but the love it has achieved among fans since suggests that it is more than deserving of a sequel.

Bollywood thrives on exciting fans with new films that continue the legacy of an existing title.

Sometimes, these announcements are made years before the movie is due to release.

Nevertheless, fans continue to wait with patience and eagerness, keeping the excitement and momentum alive.

When these films ultimately do release, they make for amazing viewing experiences.

It can be a significant responsibility for makers as they endeavour to live up to expectations and standards.

When they get it right, the results are highly rewarding.

So, keep the popcorn ready as some pretty special Bollywood sequels are coming your way very soon.

Manav is a creative writing graduate and a die-hard optimist. His passions include reading, writing and helping others. His motto is: “Never hang on to your sorrows. Always be positive."

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