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Watch Out For These August Releases

It’s going to be a musical and action-packed month, as franchises begin and end. Mark your calendars for the cinematic entries this August!


Watch Out For These August Releases


3rd August: 




Cast: Dulquer Salman, Irfan Khan, Mithila Palkar

Irfan Khan’s road-trip doesn’t end after Piku, he’s right back with the debutante Dulquer Salman to journey to Kochi. As they take the quirky Mithila Palkar on the way, the movie promises to brim with inspiration and laughter.




Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Prateik Babbar, Ashutosh Rana, Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor plays the head of a Muslim family, who tries to reclaim its lost honour. Also starring the young and resilient Taapsee Pannu supporting this vision, Mulk is going to seed the sows of familial love.


Fanney Khan


Cast: Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachhan, Rajkummar Rao

If the cast hasn’t already caught your attention, leave it to the teasers and posters to do the rest. Aishwarya Rai Bachhan plays the ravishing diva romancing Rajkummar Rao, and we’re still figuring out who the titular character is!


Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again


Cast: Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Julie Waters, Stellan Skarsgard, Dominic Cooper

Honey, honey, they are back! The radiant cast of Mamma Mia goes again with a married Amanda Seyfried recounting the adventures of her mother. The reunion has almost all the original members returning, including Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, and Meryl Streep.


The Spy Who Dumped Me


Cast: Mila Kunis, Sam Heughan, Kate McKinnon, Justin Thoroux

These gorgeous ladies definitely know to how to clean up their mess. The return of the ex-boyfriend-cum-CIA agent throws Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon in the middle of a gripping action thriller.


10th August:


Christopher Robin


Cast: Ewan McGregor, Jim Cummings, Hayley Atwell

Remember yourself as a child? Christopher Robin definitely doesn’t. Winnie the Pooh and the gang from Hundred Acre Wood return to reignite the lost spirit of imagination in our not-so-young boy.


15th August:


Satyamev Jayate


Cast: John Abraham, Manoj Bajpayee, Aisha Sharma

The name says it all–the action thriller pivots around the bustling city of Mumbai and the dark hues of crime. Also, John Abraham waltzing around in a black vest? We’re listening.




Cast: Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy

India’s victory lap at the Olympics boasts of 28 medals in its kitty, and the visionaries in Bollywood are all set to take us back 70 years to witness the first gold medal, which marked us for greatness. Akshay Kumar returns in a gripping biopic and watch out for Mouni Roy as she makes her debut!


17th August


Mile 22


Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Ronda Rousey, Iko Uwais

The Transformers actor is back in action, pulling covert operations and leaving a thrilling trail behind. The movie’s anticipated to be the starting point of a franchise and that sure marks a long journey for the actor.


24th August


Happy Phhir Bhaag Jayegi

Cast: Diana Penty, Sonakshi Sinha, Aparshakti Khurana, Jimmy Shergil, Abhay Deol, Ali Fazal

Happy returns, and she’s all set to run away again. Diana Penty dons her quaint salwar-kameez to play the eponymous character, along with the original cast, which will also feature Sonakshi Sinha.


Laila Majnu


Cast: Tripti Dimri, Mir Sarwar, Avinash Tiwary

Imtiaz Ali returns to narrate a tale out of the celebrated folklore. Set in the verdant lands of Kashmir, watch newcomers Tripti Dimri and Mir Sarwar test the strength of love as the youth faces hurdles of a contemporary context.




Cast: Kodi Smit McPhee, Leonor Varela, Jens Hulten

Albert Hughes takes us back to the Ice Age, with a man on a mission fighting to survive. He befriends a wolf on the way, and thus establishes the first account to friendship between man and canine.


The First Purge


Cast: Y’lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade

The revolution which you’ve been witnessing through the internet is about to come alive on the big screen. Sketched as a prequel to The Purge series, the movie traces the origins of the first 12-hours of moral anarchy.


31st August:


Yamla Pagla Diwaana: Phir Se


Cast: Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Kriti Kharbanda

The family returns, and a laugh riot is about to ensue! The three actors will don the same shoes but reroute the story to a different setting, and you can watch newcomer Kriti Kharbanda in this family comedy-pack.


The Little Stranger


Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter

And that’s just how you end August, with a gothic drama chilling your nerves in this Lenny Abrahamson movie. Watch Dr. Faraday navigate the stealthy passages in a country estate in the summer of 1947.

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