The month of August has been one of the exciting months for the people thanks to the various popular celebrations taking place in this brilliant duration. Right from popular festivals like Raksha Bandhan to Independence day, Muharram, and Janmashtmi, this month brings a platter full of happiness. And to spice things up, the Bollywood industry has given us a big reason to cheer up this festive season with the announcement of releases that will be hitting the OTT platforms this month. So, it would be highly exciting to binge-watch the recent releases with our loved ones during the upcoming holidays of the month. Right from thriller to real-life heroic stories, let’s have a look at the popular releases for the month:
Dial 100 – 6 August 2021
After binge-watching, the brilliant performance by actor Manoj Bajpayee in the web series, The Family Man, the actor is back with a bang to make this month exciting for us by appearing in the thriller drama film, Dial 100. With a queue of some other classic actors like Neena Gupta and Sakshi Tanwar in the lead, this movie will be premiered on the OTT platform, ZEE5 on 6 August 2021. Directed and written by Rensil D’Silva, the major details about the plot and other relevant characters are not revealed yet, however, the trailer of the movie looks extremely promising. Having a look at the trailer gives a fair idea about the story revolving around a hysterical woman who not only engages in ending her life but also brings out nightmares to the lead, Manoj Bajpayee. And watching what happens next is certainly one of the things that will give a fluttery feeling!
Shershaah – 12 August 2021
This independence day would be extra special all thanks to the releases for the month that revolves around nation-loving real-life heroes. Paying a tribute to some real-life heroes, Bollywood has come up with offbeat content relating to the bravery and life details of such heroes with the medium of film. And amongst those, the Bollywood movie Shershaah is an upcoming film based upon the life of Captain Vikram Batra who had a major contribution to the Kargil War of 1999. With the lead pairing of Siddharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani in the film, this movie will mark its release on Amazon Prime on 12 August 2021.
Bhuj: The Pride of India – 13 August 2021
While we have certainly fallen in love with the look of Ajay Devgn in uniforms, the actor is again back to action with the upcoming biopic film, Bhuj: The Pride of India. Regarded as one of the top actors of the industry, Ajay Devgn has aced various similar kinds of roles in Singham installments. However, what makes this movie a delight for the audiences is this movie is based on a real-life heroic story of IAF Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik, who had a major role during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. Vijay was responsible for the reconstruction of the IAF airbase with the help of locals which was taken down during the war.
Bell Bottom – 19 August 2021
The title of this movie is enough to get hold of the major details about this upcoming film! Right!? Well, this movie has certainly been the talk of the town since the announcement and the fans have been eagerly waiting for the release of the same. While there were various rumors and guesses upon the release dates of the movie, this movie is finally going to hit theaters on 19 August 2021. With the ace actor, Akshay Kumar as the lead, the film is set during the 1980s about some unforgettable heroes of the era.
Jayeshbhai Jordaar – 27 August 2021
Directed, written, and a story by Divyang Thakkar, this upcoming social comedy film has a “Jordaar” actor, Ranveer Singh as the lead. Revolving around the issues of equal rights between males and females in the society, this film will also have an ensemble cast of various other popular faces of the industry such as Boman Irani, Shalini Pandey, Ratna Pathak Shah, etc. With Ranveer portraying the titular role of Jayesh Parekh in the film, this movie will mark its theatrical release on 27th August 2021. While this movie was said to mark its release last year on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, the makers held onto the release dates until it can be released in theatres.