M0umbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Eros International, a leading Indian film production house, on Monday announced its exhaustive line-up of 65-plus films across multiple languages for this year. The titles include “Housefull 3”, “Shivaay”, “Singam 3” and “Rock On 2”.
Hindi entertainers apart, there will also be movies in regional languages like Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Punjabi.
The year will see the release of exciting big ticket entertainers like R. Balki’s “Ki & Ka”, starring Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan, set for April 1; the hit franchise comedy “Housefull 3” set for June 3 and Rohit Dhawan’s “Dishoom”, starring John Abraham and Varun Dhawan set for July 29.
Filmmaker Neeraj Vora’s “Hera Pheri 3”, starring John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan and Paresh Rawal, will hit the screens on August 12; while actors Riteish Deshmukh and Nargis Fakhri starrer “Banjo” is slated for August 19.
Directed by Nitya Mehra, “Baar Baar Dekho”, a love story starring Katrina Kaif and Siddharth Malhotra, will release on September 9.
Actors Ayushmann Khuranna and Bhumi Pednekar, who wowed the audience through their performances in “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”, will return on the silver screen together with “Manmarziyan”, which will release on September 23.
Ajay Devgn’s highly anticipated project “Shivaay” will be Eros’ Diwali treat, with its release set for October 28.
This will be followed by “Rock On 2”, which will release on November 11.
Eros will also present Saif Ali Khan starrer “Chef”; and Amyra Dastur, Diganth Manchale’s “Ticket to Bollywood”.
In the Tamil industry, Eros will present films like “24”, starring Suriya, Samantha; Siddharth and Hansika Motwani’s “Uyire Uyire” and Suriya, Anushka Shetty and Shruti Haasan’s “Singam 3”.
“We have seen an excellent 2015 with the resounding success of ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’, peaking with the multiple-record breaking ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ and ending the year with our crowning glory ‘Bajirao Mastani’.
“We are at a very exciting phase in Eros and have an equally promising slate coming up in 2016 that will reinforce and further strengthen our leadership position in the Indian media and entertainment industry,” Sunil Lulla, managing director, Eros International Media Ltd, said in a statement.
“We hope and believe that 2016 will be just as magical as 2015,” he added.
Amongst other big releases from different regional industries that will be presented by Eros include “Sardaar Gabbar Singh” (Telugu), “White” (Malayalam), “Praktan” (Bengali) and “& Jara Hatke” (Marathi).