Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Shivaay dominate the Diwali weekend: Know your releases

FP Staff

Oct,27 2016 16:59 55 IST

Bollywood Releases

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

What's it about: Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is probably the biggest film of 2016; even sans the controversy. Karan Johar's new magnum opus is a romantic comedy that seems to have Ranbir Kapoor dallying with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anushka Sharma.

Who's in it: Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anushka Sharma and Fawad Khan.

Why it may work: It's a Karan Johar film and if that doesn't entice you then watch it because of the controversy surrounding it.

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is directed by Karan Johar.

Shivaay

What's it about: Shivaay, a Himalayan mountaineer, is your average joe who transforms into a destroyer when he needs to protect his family.

Who's in it: Ajay Devgn, Sayesha Saigal and Erika Kaar

Why it may work: Ajay Devgn is the major crowd pulling factor here.

Shivaay is directed by Ajay Devgn.

Hollywood Releases

Wolves At The Door

What's it about: Based on the Manson family murders, the plot takes us to 1969 where four friends gather for a farewell party only to be assaulted by murderous intruders.

Who's in it: Katie Cassidy, Elizabeth Henstridge, Jane Kaczmarek

Why it may work: If you enjoy horror and gore, this film is for you.

Wolves At The Door is directed by John R Leonetti.

Tamil
Kaashmora

What's it about: Kaashmora, a present era black magic specialist; Rajnayak, an ancient era warlord and Ratnamahadevi is his queen. How are the three connected? The issues that arise forms the story of this historic-horror-comedy movie.

Who's in it: Karthi plays a triple role, Nayantara, Sri Divya, Vivek

Why it may work: A dark fantasy with a strong cast. The film has already garnered a lot of praise for the sets and costumes.

Kaashmora is directed by Gokul.

Kodi

What's it about: Kodi narrates the clash between twin brothers over their ideals when one becomes a powerful politician and the other is an upright young man.
Who's in it: Dhanush in a double role, Trisha Krishnan, Anupama Parameswaran and SA Chandrasekhar
Why it may work: Having two Dhanush in a film should help.

Kodi is directed by RS Durai Senthilkumar.

Kadalai

What's it about: A comedy entertainer set in a village, Kadalai is based on the theme of farming, the film comes with a social message.

Who's in it: Ma Ka Pa Anand, Aishwarya Rajesh, Yogi Babu

Why it may work: A comedy film with a social message sounds like a recipe for success.

Kadalai is directed by P Sagayasuresh.

Kannada

Santhu Straight Forward


What's it about: An action entertainer, Santhu Straight Forward is an all out commercial film about a strong-willed man who is frank about his thoughts.

Who's in it: Yash, Radhika Pandit

Why it may work: We'll wait for the film's release to know.

Santhu Straight Forward is directed by Mahesh Rao.

Mukanda Murari

What's it about: A remake of the Hindi film OMG — Oh My God!, Mukanda Murari is a satirical comedy film. It narrates the story of an atheist Murari who sues God after an earthquake strikes his shop. Krishna in the guise of a human visits him and helps him fight a court case against religious organisations.

Who's in it: Upendra, Sudeep

Why it may work: Remade from a great film, and to top it, the presence of two Kannada superstars Uppi and Kichcha.

Mukanda Murari is directed by Nanda Kishore.