Movie buffs are happy as cinema halls are finally reopening on October 15. While filmmakers are figuring out the release dates of their upcoming flicks, here’s a list of movies that are set to hit theatres this month:
From ordinary to extra-ordinary
PM Narendra Modi: October 15
Vivek Oberoi-starrer PM Narendra Modi, a biopic on the Prime Minister of India, will be the first film to hit the theatres. This 2019 film will re-release on October 15. The movie traces the journey of Narendra Modi. Producer Ssandip Singh feels that the last time the film released in theatres, it fell prey to political agenda and not many could watch the film.
What a ride!
Khaali Peeli: October 16
Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday’s masala entertainer Khaali Peeli, which streams on Zeeplex, will see its theatrical release on October 16. The film is about two childhood sweethearts Pooja and Blackie who get separated due to circumstances when they were kids. Pooja, who is now a prostitute, decides to escape the brothel with a bag full of stolen money. She bumps into Blackie, who is now a taxi driver, which leads to a series of chase.
My Spy: October 16
After its successful international release, My Spy was supposed to release in India in March. However, the lockdown had put the release on hold. The film is now set to make its way to cinema halls on October 16. The action comedy is directed by Peter Segal and stars Dave Bautista, Chloe Coleman, Kristen Schaal and Parisa Fitz-Henley in key roles. The film follows a CIA agent, who finds himself at the mercy of a nine-year-old girl.
Heist amid hurricane
Force of Nature: October 23
Force of Nature is an American action film directed by Michael Polish. It stars Emile Hirsch, Kate Bosworth, Mel Gibson, David Zayas, Stephanie Cayo, Will Catlett and Swen Temmel among others. The film revolves around a gang of thieves in Puerto Rico. They plan a heist during a hurricane. The film was theatrically released in several overseas countries in June this year but in India, it will be released in cinemas on October 23.
Who’s watching them?
The Rental: October 30
Horror film The Rental is produced and directed by Dave Franco. Dave marks his debut as a director with this one. Based on a story by Mike Demski, the film stars Dan Stevens, Alison Brie and Sheila Vand in lead roles. It follows two couples who begin to suspect that they are being watched in their house. The film was released on video-on-demand and in select theatres in the US on July 24. It will now see its India theatrical release on October 30.