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The best new Hindi movies

Listen up Hindi film fans, these upcoming Bollywood movies are coming soon to UK cinemas

By Time Out editors

Bollywood movies regularly crack the box-office top ten in the UK, and there are several cinemas in London and elsewhere in the UK that show nothing but Hindi movies (as well as other Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan movies). So here’s our guide to the five most-anticipated Bollywood movies coming to UK cinemas in the next few months.

If this whets your appetite, you might also be interested in our guide to the 100 best Bollywood movies ever made, and if you’ve still got questions, why not consult our beginner’s guide to Bollywood and Hindi movies? Happy viewing!

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The best new Hindi movies

Ek Paheli Leela


Canadian-Indian real-life porn star Sunny Leone, now making waves in Bollywood, plays a triple role in this largely Rajasthan-set erotic action drama. Leone’s saucy dance number ‘Desi Look’ is already at the top of the video music charts.

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan talks about his favourite Hindi movies
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Bollywood mega-god Amitabh Bachchan heads the cast in this Kolkata-set family comedy drama. The current number one actress Deepika Padukone plays his daughter with Irrfan Khan as her unconventional love interest.


Bombay Velvet

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Based on the bestseller ‘Mumbai Fables’ by Indian author Gyan Prakash, director Anurag Kashyap’s (‘Gangs of Wasseypur’) latest noir thriller is set in 1960s Bombay (now Mumbai). A-lister Ranbir Kapoor is Johnny, a boxer who falls for Rosie (Anushka Sharma), an aspiring jazz singer in an intense love story set against the backdrop of a fast-changing ‘maximum city’.

Welcome Back


This inevitable sequel welcomes back some of the original cast (including Anil Kapoor) from the 2007 blockbuster 'Welcome'. If you find the idea of criminal gangsters acting goofy funny, then this promised crude masala comedy may be the one for you.


Dil Dhadakne Do


Director Zoya Akhtar is building her career on making films with a trademark theme: ‘rich and beautiful people have problems just like the rest of us.' Her latest starry tale is the story of a dysfunctional Punjabi family set aboard a cruise ship. It features an ensemble cast of A-listers including Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra. Will they encounter an iceberg?

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The 100 best Bollywood movies


What does Bollywood mean to you? India, music, romance, song, drama, dance, comedy, action? All of the above? Here, we celebrate the popular, mainstream face of Hindi movies – the big films that have been entertaining audiences in India and across the globe for more than six decades.


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