Recently, we at Bollywood Hungama conducted our yearly poll to find out which were the Most Awaited Films of 2015. While the poll results, not surprisingly, favoured Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, there were a few other films that made it to the top.
In the past too, Bollywood Hungama has predicted which of the films will be big money spinners at the box office, by gauging audience response. Interestingly, last year, six out of seven movies featured in our Most Awaited List of 2014 made it to the 100 crore club. This year too thanks to popular demand from our surfers across the globe, we take a look at some of the films that have a high chance of crossing the much coveted Rs. 100 crore mark.
So quite literally putting our reputation on the line, here are the films that we expect will be making it big at the box office in 2015.
The film produced by Farhan Akhtar and Riteish Sidhwani's Excel Entertainment featuring Shah Rukh Khan has made it to the top of the list, by globally being voted as the most awaited film of 2015.
2.Â Bajrangi Bhaijaan
With a critically acclaimed director at the helm of the project coupled with a stellar star cast comprising of Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor, Bajrangi Bhaijaan that is produced by Eros and Salman Khan, has been the talk of the town ever since it's shooting commenced in Delhi.
Marking the reunion of Yash Raj Films and Shah Rukh Khan after the 2012 film Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Fan that commenced shooting a while back made headlines when SRK's look in the film was revealed. Directed by Maneesh Sharma, the film will feature SRK playing a double role, one being that of a reigning superstar, and the other a lookalike.
4.Â Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
Another reunion of sorts will be that of Sooraj Barjatya and Salman Khan's, who will be seen working together after a gap of 15 years, in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. The film which also features Sonam Kapoor is said to be a family entertainer that conveys the joys and sorrows of a joint family.
5.Â Bajirao Mastani
What happens when you cast two of the most sought after actresses in the industry alongside one of the hottest actors? Well, the result is Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani. Co-produced by SLB and Eros International featuring Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh, the film is a period drama based on the love story between the Maratha Peshwa Bajirao and his second wife Mastani.
Though not much of this film's story is known, Tamasha that features the Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani combo of Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor promises to be a film worth watching. Directed by Imtiaz Ali, Tamasha can be well expected to be a contemporary take on romance.
7.Â Dil Dhadakne Do
Boasting of an ensemble cast which includes Anil Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma and Shefali Shah, Dil Dhadkne Do will have Zoya Akhtar returning to direction after Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Produed by Excel Entertainment, the film revolves around a dysfunctional Punjabi family on a cruise trip.
8.Â Welcome Back
Sequel to the movie Welcome that released in 2007, Welcome Back that is directed by Anees Bazmee features John Abraham, Shruti Haasan, Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, and Dimple Kapadia. Produced by Firoz Nadiadwala, the film is said to take off from where the previous one left.
9.Â Jagga Jasoos
This is a reunion of the hit combo of Anurag Basu and Ranbir Kapoor and the superhit Jodi of Ranbir and Katrina Kaif. The film which is jointly produced by Anurag and Ranbir, also features Govinda and is apparently the story of a young detective in search of his father.