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Top Bollywood and Hollywood movies of 2013
Although a huge number of Bollywood and Hollywood movies would hit the big screen in 2013, only a handful of them would do roaring business at the box-office, give fame to its actors and directors and take home people's appreciation and awards.

HERE IS a list of films (Bollywood and Hollywood) to be released this year, which would hit home with the audience as one can assume looking at the star-cast, subject and the preconceived apprehensions.

Bollywood films of 2013 with a chance to make it big

Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola

This is a Vishal Bhadwaj’s film to be released on January 11. Starring Anushka Sharma and Imran Khan, this film has a quirky feeling to it - not only the name, but also the songs and the way the characters are dressed. People can't wait to make sense of the whole film.


This Arjun Rampal and Chitrangada Singh film, directed by Sudhir Mishra is attracting all the eyeballs due to Singh's bold demeanor on screen. To be released on January 18, the film will be watched because of its subject of sexual harassment in office. Made on the grey area of flirtation and harassment, this topic would be watched given the present circumstances of the country.

Race 2

This time the Race gang has some new faces apart from Saif Ali Khan. John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor and Ameesha Patel would be joining the crew that already has a fan following, thanks to the previous script, which was a perfect thriller. Releasing on 25 January, it is directed by Abbas-Mustan.

ABCD- Any Body Can Dance

This film is eagerly awaited by a section of our society that loves dance movies and has to look to the west for such films. Remo D'Souza, a loved choreographer is now turning director with the film that is based on dance and only dance and has Prabhu Deva in it. From ballet to street dancing, this film will show all the dance forms. Although there is no known face in the film, yet it would be watched. It would be released on February 8.


Amitabh Bachchan's Zanjeer is being remade with Ram Charan Teja and Priyanka Chopra in lead roles. A lot of comparisons with the original film would be made but that did not deter Apoorva Lakhia to take up the project and this comparison might just attract people to the theatre apart from Priyanka Chopra. The film is scheduled to release on April 12.

Nautanki Saala

After Ayushmann Khurrana’s heart-warming performance in Vicky Donor, people want to see the adorable Punjabi next-door-boy again and Nautanki Saala might just seal the young actor's fate in Bollywood. A Rohan Sippy film, it also has Kunal Roy Kapoor, Pooja Salvi and Evelyn. Since it is scheduled to release on the same day as Zanjeer, lets just hope Ayushmaan casts his charm once again.

Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani

Ayan Mukherjee's next venture starring the ex-lovers Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone is sure to attract people just so that they can see the sizzling chemistry between the two leading actors. Scheduled to release on May 31, the film is currently shooting.


She was touted as a lady with the power to fail a Khan. Vidya Balan's Kahaani and The Dirty Picture ensured that she could pull of a film on her own. Ghanchakkar is her next release with Emraan Hashmi and people cannot wait for the 'O la la girl' to cast her magic again. The film would release on June 21.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

It is one of those films that inspire and keep you motivated. Based on the story of Milkha Singh, Farhan Akhtar is doing everything in his power to get the film promoted, which is scheduled to release on July 12. Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, the film is sure to attract lot of eyeballs.


The tagline of the film 'Na Samman Ka Moh, Na Apmaan Ka Bhay,' released with the first look of the film has attracted a lot of attention. After Barfi, Ranbir Kapoor's fans are eagerly waiting the film, which is evident by the first look.

Dhoom 3

Yash Raj banner is coming up with its best action sequel and this time it would be bigger and better. Aamir Khan, who plays the villain in the film, is the star attraction of the cast, which also has Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Katrina Kaif and Jackie Shroff.

Hollywood films of 2013 with a chance to make it big

The Last Stand

Arnold Schwarzenegger would be seen in his first leading role after Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, in the Last Stand. An action-drama, the film is expected to be a dream come true for Schwarzenegger fans, which is scheduled to release on January 18.


The present day action god Jason Statham would be seen in Parker in 2013. Oscar winner Taylor Hackford will direct the movie that revolves around a character Parker. He is a thief but with a strict code of honour, who never steals from the under-privileged. The film that was adapted from Richard Stark's novels, is scheduled to release on January 25.

Side Effects

Channing Tatum, Rooney Mara and Catherine Zeta Jones star in this psychological thriller, which revolves around a young woman who drives her life off the rail after taking to prescription drugs fearing her husband’s release from prison. Scheduled to release on February 8, the subject as well as the actors are very interesting and would definitely attract audiences to the theaters.

G.I Joe: Retaliation

Another action film that is sure to attract eyeballs because it already has an audience and people love to see G.I Joe films. Bruce Willis, Dwayne Johnson, D.J. Cotrona and Channing Tatum apart from others form a cast that is an icing on the cake. Scheduled to release on March 29, it is a film that the people have high expectations from.

The Hangover Part III

The three Hangover men are out again to wield their charm over the audience. This time however, Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis are not taking any tour so the real question is what can possibly go wrong in the Hangover world.

The Fast and the Furious

The film based on car racing would be released on May 24. The film already has a definite audience in India and they are really loyal to the franchise.

The Great Gatsby

Starring Leonardo Di Caprio and the Indian superstar Amitabh Bachchan, this film is already getting lot of attention. Based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the same name, the film is scheduled to release on May 10. Many are hopeful that this film will be an Oscar contender, although it is too early to say anything.

Man of Steel

Superman is back this year with Zack Snyder directing the superhero film. Jerry Siegel as Superman is one film that is eagerly awaited by kids in both India and other countries. After all, Superman can never grow old.


The most loved character of X- Men would be seen this year alone, undertaking his journey. Playing the lead role is of course Hugh Jackman and the film is to be released on July 25.

Thor: The Dark World

Chris Hemworth is playing the character of Thor in this film, which is another superhero film that already has an audience of its own. Scheduled to release on November 8, people who love Marvel comics can't wait for it.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The 2012 Hunger Games did a roaring business and the filmmakers are hopeful that the sequel will follow the footprints of the prequel. Forbes has called it the most anticipated movie of the year and it is scheduled to release on November 22.

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