Indian cinema halls and theaters reopen starting October 15 and we bring you a list of films hitting the screens this weekend. Production houses have not announced the release of any new film in October but several blockbusters are set to get a re-release as the cinema-lovers step.
Om Raut’s Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior, Anubhav Sinha’s Thappad, Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff starrer War and Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Shubha Mangal Zayada Saavdhaan are a few films that will release in theatres again starting this Friday, October 16. Vivek Oberoi starrer biopic, PM Narendra Modi will also be one of the first movies to be screened in theaters.
Hollywood films – the latest John Wick movie and Sam Mendes’ 1917 are also slated for re-release in India on Friday.
The announcement of re-releases does not come as a surprise because theatre-owners expected it. Especially, owners of single-screen theaters in smaller cities and towns of India had said earlier that non-availability of new films for release would be an additional challenge. “We have had salaries to pay for past six months with no income at all. Even the smallest of business will help us improve the situation at this point,” a theatre-owner had said while informing that they’d run old classics till the time new releases are available.
Here is the complete list of films releasing in theaters:
Films releasing on October 16
Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
PM Narendra Modi
English films re-releasing in Indian theatres on October 16
John Wick Chapter 3
Punjabi film re-releasing on October 16
Carry On Jatta 2
Tamil film re-releasing on Oct 16
After the central government announced re-opening of the theaters, a few production houses have announced release of movies in November. These include Manoj Bajpayee-Diljit Dosanjh’s Suraj Par Mangal Bhari and Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone-starrer 83.