So what do Bollywood and Hollywood have to offer you this Valentine's Day? Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt's Gully Boy is releasing on February 14, though it is not the only Bollywood film releasing this week, There is also Rajshri's Hum Chaar, a movie has debutantes in the lead is about friendship. So will the unassuming Hum Chaar give a good takkar to Gully Boy? Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt Starrer ‘Gully Boy’ Elicits Loud Cheers at Berlin International Film Festival 2019.
Meanwhile, when it comes to Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra fans would be happy to know that her long-delayed film, Isn't It Romantic is releasing in the USA on February 13. However, it is not releasing in India this week, instead, it is having a Netflix release on February 28. Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood Film Isn't It Romantic to Stream on Netflix on Feb 28.
In this weekly feature, we look at all the big films from Bollywood and Hollywood that are scheduled to release this week.
Zoya Akhtar (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Dil Dhadakne Do) is directed this real-life inspired 'rags to riches' story of an underdog. Ranveer Singh plays a slumboy who aspires to be a rapper, while his domestic problems bog him down. Alia Bhatt plays his girlfriend, while the movie also stars Vijay Raaz, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Varma and Kalki Koechlin. The movie has got a very favourable response from the trailers, while also getting a standing ovation at Berlinale 2019, where it had its world premiere.
Rajshri's new film is not directed by the big man himself, Sooraj Barjatya, but that doesn't make the film less interesting. Hum Chaar is about friendship and bonding and features four newcomers in the lead. The movie stars Prit Kamani, Simran Sharma, Anshuman Malhotra and Tushar Pandey in leading pivotal roles. Hum Chaar is directed by Abhishek Dixit.
Glen Close has an Oscar-nominated role in this movie, directed by Björn Runge. The Wife also stars Jonathan Pryce, and Christian Slater. The movie follows an older woman who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, who is set to receive the Nobel prize in Literature.