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Movies 2006 release

Rang De Basanti
Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Producer: UTV
Cast: Aamir Khan. Soha Ali Khan, Waheeda Rehman, Om Puri, Kiron Kher, Madhavan, Atul Kulkarni, Kunal Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Anupam Kher
Must See reason: It’s an Aamir Khan-starrer directed by Rakeysh Mehra, who made his directorial debut with Aks. Though the film didn’t fare well at the Box Office, Rakeysh was accredited for his effort & guts to make such a different film. However, with Aamir Khan in a new avaatar, Rang De Basanti remains one to watch out for.


Family
Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
Producer: Amitabh Bachchan, Keshu Ramsay
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Bhoomika Chawla, Aryeman
Must See reason: After Viruddh in 2005, Amitabh Bachchan will produce Family this year. It’ll be interesting to see Amitabh play an underworld kingpin in this dramatic action-packed motion flick. New talent Aryaman will also be launched in this movie.


Munnabhai Meets Mahatma
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Producer: Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Vidya Balan, Boman Irani
Must See reason: Munnabhai Meets Mahatma is the prequel to the hugely successful Munnabhai MBBS. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani once again, this one is sure to be as hilarious.


Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Director: Karan Johar
Producer: Dharma Productions
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukherjee, Urmila Matondkar, Preity Zinta, , Arjun Rampal, Kiron Kher
Must See reason: Karan Johar returns to wield the directorial baton after five years. His last being Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2001. As usual, Karan’s film includes a stellar starcast & one can only expect a stellar film from the Dharma stable.


Don
Director: Farhan Akhtar
Producer: Ritesh Sidhwani
Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Isha Koppikar, Mallika Sherawat
Must See reason: For starters, it’s a remake of one of AB’s biggest hits, ‘Don’ & a Shah Rukh Khan film to boot, directed by the very talented Farhan Akhtar – of Dil Chahta Hai & Lakshya fame. It’ll be interesting to see how SRK does a Bachchan, banarasi paan & all.


Krrish
Director: Rakesh Roshan
Producer: Rakesh Roshan
Cast: Rekha, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sharat Saxena, Puneet Issar, Naseeruddin Shah, Preity Zinta (Special App)
Must See reason: Koi Mil Gaya rocked the Box Office; & Krrish is the sequel. No wonder then that children & adults alike are looking forward to it. Directed by daddy Roshan & starring son Hrithik, expectations are sky-high from Krrish.


Dhoom 2
Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
Producer: Yashraj Films
Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Bipasha Basu, Rimi Sen
Must See reason: With its bikes, hunks, sexy ladies & rocking music, Dhoom was a hit film formula. & in the tradition of the bond capers that it’s tried to emulate, this is the sequel. Hrithik & Aishwarya’s entry & the turn of events thereof will be rocking, wethinks.


Darna Zaroori Hai
Director(s): J.D. Chakravarthi, Manish Gupta, Rohit Jugraj, Sajid Khan, Jijy Philip, Prawal Raman, Vivek Shah, Ram Gopal Varma
Producer: Ram Gopal Varma
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Ritesh Deshmukh, Makrand Deshpande, Randeep Hooda, Anil Kapoor, Isha Koppikar, Arjun Rampal, Mallika Sherawat, Suniel Shetty
Must See reason: Darna Zaroori Hai is the sequel of the very popular Darna Mana Hai. It’s a film that tells several stories that come together as one at the end of it all. Ram Gopal Varma known for his horror flicks, promises this to be yet another ‘chilling’ experience.


Salaam e Ishq: A Tribute to Love
Director: Nikhil Advani
Producer: Sunil Manchanda, Mukesh Talreja
Cast: Salman Khan, Sonali Bendre, Priyanka Chopra, Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Akshaye Khanna, Ayesha Takia, John Abraham, Vidya Balan, Govinda, Sohail Khan
Must See reason: After Kal Ho Naa Ho, this is Nikhil Advani’s next venture. Besides the director, the impressive list of actors in the movie will make it a crowd-puller.


Taxi No. 9211
Director: Milan Luthria
Producer: Ramesh Sippy
Cast: John Abraham, Nana Patekar, Sameera Reddy
Must See reason: Backed by the maker of the original Sholay, Ramesh Sippy, Taxi 9211 is definitely a much awaited film. Milan Luthria, who has also directed Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt in the most recent Deewar promises this to be a ‘never seen before’ flick.


Corporate
Director: Madhur Bhandarkar
Producer: Sahara One Motion Pictures
Cast: Bipasha Basu, Kay Kay Menon
Must See reason: After realistic films like Chandni Bar, Satta & Page 3, Madhur will release yet another realistic film – Corporate – that deals with the politics of the corporate world. With hard-hitting performers like Bipasha Basu & Kay Kay Menon, this one is touted to be yet another hard-hitting film from Madhur’s stable.


Janeman
Director: Shirish Kunder
Producer: Sajid Nadiadwala
Cast: Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Preity Zinta, Anupam Kher, Tom DiNardo
Must See reason: The high point of this flick is not only its protagonist – Salman Khan – but also director Shirish Kunder. This is Shirish’s directorial debut. With wife Farah Khan having scored well in her directorial venture Main Hoon Na..., hubby Shirish we guess will be putting his best foot forward & aiming for similar success at the BO.


The Namesake
Director: Mira Nair
Producer: Lydia Dean Pilcher, Mira nair, Lori Keith Douglas
Cast: Tabu, Irfan Khan, Kal Penn, Zuleikha Robinson
Must See reason: The Namesake is based on the best-selling novel of the same title authored by Jhumpa Lahiri. Directed by renowned filmmaker Mira Nair, this one will be a film to watch out for. We hear that Jhumpa Lahiri herself does a cameo in this one. Also, we’ll see Tabu on the silver screen after a very long time.


Umrao Jaan
Director: J.P. Dutta
Producer: J.P. Dutta
Cast: Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Suniel Shetty, Arshad Warsi, Divya Dutta, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Puru Rajkumar
Must See reason: Directed by JP Dutta, this film has Aishwarya Rai in the title role. Also, as it is a re-make of the classic, it’ll be interesting to see how JP has treated the subject matter. The flick also stars talents like Abhishek Bachchan , Suniel Shetty, Arshad Warsi, Divya Dutta, Shabana Azmi...

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