New Delhi, March 17 – Yes! We know Aishwarya Rai Bachchan pops up first in your head as soon as you read the header since her upcoming film Jazbaa has been the talk of the town for quite some time now.
But, it’s not just the diva who will make a comeback in Bollywood this year. In fact, apart from the actors, there are some popular characters and jodis who will yet again entertain the audiences on the big screen this year. Here are the biggest Bollywood comebacks that you should not miss.
And, when the most beautiful woman decides to return to movies, the excitement is palpable. Claimed to be seen in a new avatar, the expectations are quite high not just from Aishwarya but also from the the film.
Byomkesh Bakshi’s another tryst with the audiences: If you have grown up in the 90s, there are less chances of you missing the Bengali detective clad in dhoti and kurta cracking some of the toughest cases on TV every week.
Rajit Kapur immortalised the literary sleuth on TV and after almost a decade, filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee is bringing the popular character on-screen with Sushant Singh Rajput stepping into the shoes of the detective. The first trailer of the film has already generated the much-needed hype for the thriller that revolves around Byomkesh’s first case which will make or break his career.
Salman Khan as Prem: It all began in 1989 with Salman playing the lead in Sooraj Barjatya’s Maine Pyaar Kiya. The actor played the character named Prem, which fitted perfectly with his chocolate-y looks and lover boy image. Since then the name ‘Prem’ has become synonymous with Salman in almost all the Rajshri films.
And the character is yet again returning to the silver screen after a hiatus of 16 years with Sooraj Barjatya’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. The ever nice, docile and ‘sanskaari’ character is all set to woo your hearts once again.
Meet the jazz singer Raveena Tandon in Bombay Velvet: From shaking a leg with Govinda in the comic films of the 90s to playing the protagonist in heart-wrenching films like Daman, Raveena is known to portray diverse roles on the silver screen.
The actress will return to the 70mm as a jazz singer in Anurag Kashyap’s much-anticipated film Bombay Velvet. The film has garnered much hype for its delay and the controversy surrounding her role in the film has added to the hullabaloo.
The ‘bhai-behen’ duo returns with another coming-of-age film: Close your eyes and rewind to 2011. Three friends take on a road trip to Spain and experience the simple joys of life. Zoya Akhtar’s stupendous direction struck the right chord with the audiences and her brother Farhan finally found his foot in Bollywood as an actor with Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.
And, after four years the brother-sister duo is returning with another coming-of-age film Dil Dhadakne Do. Starring Ranveer, Priyanka, Anushka and Anil Kapoor, it is one of the most-anticipated films of 2015.