The year 2020 has been a very frustrating year for everyone. While we are forced to stay indoors due to the Covid-19 outbreak, all the major industries of the market are suffering badly because of this. One such Industry that has been greatly affected by the covid-19 outbreak is the Film Industries. Shoots of many films have been delayed and many films are still awaiting theatrical release and hence filmmakers are facing huge loses. Despite such losses some filmmakers have decided to wait and release their films in the theaters. Now you can watch bollywood movies online very easily on web applications.
However many filmmakers many has resorted to a more innovative way, i.e. to release their movies on the OTT Platforms available due to the heavy losses faced by them because of the delay in the release of their movies.
Here is a list of Upcoming and pre released Bollywood movies which you can watch online in the comfort of your living room without paying hefty amount of money as multiplex bills :-
A. Upcoming Bollywood Movies available online 2020
1. Class of 83 (Netflix)
Directed by Atul Sabharwal and produced by SRK’s Red Chillies Entertainment, Class of 83 is a movie based on a book written by crime journalist Hussain Zaidi which is set in Bombay in the 1980s when Bombay was under huge influence of the underworld.
Starring Abhay Deol as the lead, Class of 83 is a crime thriller that doesn’t bore the audience and is definetly a must watch film available on Netflix.
The film was released on 21st August on Netflix and is available to watch online on Netflix.
2. Sadak 2 (Disney + Hotstar)
Making his return after 20years, Director Mahesh Bhatt delivers the sequel of his 1991 film Sadak with his daughter Alia bhatt and Pooja Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt in pivotal roles.
This film is about how Ravi (Sanjay Dutt) overcomes the tragedy of his wife (Pooja Bhatt’s) death and help a young girl and her boyfriend who wants to expose a Con Godman.
The film will release on 28th August and will be available to watch in Disney + Hotstar as soon as it is released.
3. Laxmmi Bomb (Disney + Hotstar)
Laxmmi Bomb is a upcoming Comedy-Horror film written and directed by Raghava Lawrence and is his first debut hindi film. Laxmmi Bomb is the remake of its Tamil counterpart, Kanchana. Laxmmi Bomb stars Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani in the lead role.
The makers of the film are yet to reveal the release date. However it has been disclosed that the film is set to have a OTT release because of the ongoing pandemic and will be available on Disney + Hotstar after its release.
4. Bhuj The pride of India
Set during the Indo – Pakistan War of 1971, Bhuj : The Pride of India is about the life of Vijay Karnik, IAF Squardon Leader who along with his team reconstructed the Bhuj IAF air base with the help of 300 women from the nearby village. Written and directed by Abhisekh Dudaiya, the film cast consist of Ajay Devgan as Squardon Leader Vijay Karnik along with Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha and Nora Fatehi.
The film is Produced by Bhusan Kumar and is set to release on Disney + Hotstar. However the release date is yet to be finalized by the makers of the film.
5. The Big Bull (Disney + Hotstar)
The big bull is about Harshad Mehta, the stock broker and all the financial crimes that he was involved in from 1980 to 1990. The story shows Harshad Mehtas journey from rags to riches . This hindi crime – thriller-biographical film is directed by Kookie Gulati and is produced by Ajay Devgan.
The film portrays Abhisekh Bachchan as Harshad Mehta. The film also stars Illeana D’cruz and Nikita Dutta in the supporting roles.
Originally the film was set to have a theatrical release but now because of the ongoing COVID outbreak, the film will be release om Disney + Hotstar on a future date, which has not been finalized yet.
B. Pre-released Bollywood Movies available online 2020
1. Gunjan Saxena (Netflix)
Gunjan Saxena is a Sharan Sharma Directorial that feature Jhanvi Kapoor in the lead role as Gunjan Saxena. The movie is produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and Zee Studios. The plot of Gunjan Saxena revolves around Female IAF Pilot Gunjan Saxena and her quest to become a pilot despite facing many hardships and gender discrimination. The movie is based on real life events and hence is very entertaining to watch.
The film was initially set to have a theatrical release on 13th March 2020 but because of the pandemic, had a OTT release on Netflix on 12 August 2020. The film is available to watch without downloading in Netflix.
2. Shakuntala Devi (Amazon Prime Videos)
Shakuntala Devi 2020 is a bio-pic of the Human Computer and Mathematician Shakuntala Devi. Vidya Balan beautifully portrays the role of Shakuntala Devi . Vidya with her acting skills is the star of the show and is successful in drawing the attention of viewers. Directed by Anu Menon and produced by Sony Pictures Network India, this film is a full entertainment package for the viewers.
The film was released on Amazon Prime Video on 31st July 2020 and is available for online streaming there.
3. Khuda Haafiz (Disney + Hotstar)
Khuda Hafiz is a 2020 Bollywood Action-Thriller film starring Vidyut Jammwal and Shivaleeka Oberioi in the lead role. Written and Directed by Faruk Kabir, Khuda Hafiz is based on Sameers quest to find his wife Nargis who goes missing in the fictional environment of Noman. The film is inspired by true events i.e. recession of 2007-2008.
The film was released on Disney + Hotstar on 14th of August as a pre Independence day release. The film is available for online watch on Disney + Hotstar.
4. Lootcase (Disney + Hotstar)
Lootcase is a 2020 Indian Comedy-Thriller directed by Rajesh Krishnan and is produced by Fox Star Studios. The movie has Kunal Khemu and Rasika Dugal in the lead roles and Vijay Raaz, Ranbir Shorey and Gajraj Rao in supporting roles. The plot of the movie revolves around a suitcase full of money and how there is a lot of tension revolving around the suitcase.
The film was set to have a theatrical release but due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, on 31st July 2020 the film was released on Disney + Hotstar.
5. Panga (Disney + Hotstar)
Panga is a 2020 Hindi Sports-drama, directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and produced by Fox Star Studios. Panga is the story of a Indian Female Kabaddi star player who took an early retirement because of her marriage. Later with the encouragement from her friend and family decides to step in the Kabaddi ring again. Kangana Ranawat plays the lead role in this film and is thoroughly supported by versatile actors like Richa Chadda, Jessi Gill and Neena Gupta.
The film released in 24th January 2020. The film was critically acclaimed by film critics and has been able to do business of Rs 50 Crores during its run time in theaters.
Later the film distribution rights were bought bby Disney + Hotstar and the film was made available for online streaming in Disney + Hotstar from 20th March 2020.
These are the names of various Bollywood movies which are available on OTT platforms such as Disney + Hotstar, Netflix and Amazon Prime for online streaming.