January and February 2019 Indian Film Releases

Here is a list of Indian film releases during January and February…

January 25, 2019

Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi

25 January 2019: Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is an upcoming Indian historical biographical film based on the life of Maratha Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi. It is directed by Krish and Kangana Ranaut and produced by Zee Studios in association with Kamal Jain and Nishant Pitti. The film stars Kangana Ranaut in title role.

Principal photography on the film began in May 2017.The film is scheduled to be released on 25 January 2019.

A special screening of the film was organized by Zee Entertainment for His excellency Shri Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Cultural Centre on 18 January in presence of Kangana Ranaut and her team before release of the film on 25 January 2019. After watching the film the President felicitated the artists and crew of the film.


25 January 2019


Thackeray is an upcoming bilingual biographical film written and directed by Abhijit Panse, made simultaneously in Marathi and Hindi. Following the life of Bal Thackeray, the founder of the Indian political party Shiv Sena, the film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the eponymous person and Amrita Rao as his wife. The film is scheduled for release on 25 January 2019, the 93rd birthday of Bal Thackeray.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Balasaheb Thackeray; Amrita Rao as Meena Tai Thackeray; Sudhir Mishra as Mastan; Abdul Quadir Amin as Jaidev Thackeray; Laxman Singh Rajput; Anushka Jadhav; Niranjan Javir; Dr Sachin A. Jayavant as Udhav Thackeray; Vishal Sudarshanwar as Raj Thackeray and Radha Sagar 


26 January 2019

Mansukh Chaturvedi Ki Atamkatha

Director: Sachin Gupta

Cast: Sandeep Singh, Anamika Shukla

In the by-lanes of Etawah, a superstar is born! Mansukh, the superstar who is not yet big on bollywood charts but definitely, rules over the hearts of his people. Being the heartthrob of the city with his head on the clouds, his father’s concerns ring no bell in Mansukh’s ear. Nor does Munia’s affectionate worries about her useless boyfriend! However for Mansukh, dreaming about being the ‘Raving Hollywood star-Mansukh’ is not new to his unreal world. Alas, only if you were not good-for-nothing, Mansukh!

The mad story of a small town boy’s dreams to be the superstar of the Silver screen and star of all hearts! And, a struggle of two people- his father and Munia, to bring him back to the right path of the real world and reform his uselessness. But the question is, will the two parallel worlds meet? The struggle of Mansukh’s father with the help of Munia’s efforts, it is indeed a task to make Mansukh realise the reality of the path he is onto. In this comic trail of events, what path does Mansukh choose for himself after all the efforts by his two beloved? In the most amusing folds of a story with a character like Mansukh, the silver lining exists but stays a deal to break!


February 2019


Director: Neelam R Singh

Writer: Shivmurti

Cast: Rahul Chahan, Arun Shekhar, Nand Kishore Pant

The word ”˜TARPAN’ is derived from the root word ”˜Trupt’ meaning to satisfying others. Tarpan literally means offering water to God.

Sages, souls of ancestors to satisfy them through it.

The story of the film ”“ Tarpan deals with this sensitive subject and treats it with a difference”¦

A young girl Rajpatiya of lower caste is molested by a Brahmin, upper-caste boy Chander. The issue quickly gets political mileage and predictably, Chander gets bail and other benefits that accompany lack of witness in the case.

The girl’s brother, in the process of saving the life of local politician, hits Chander. He is convinced by the local politician to slice off the nose of the boy accused”¦ an ultimate insult”¦ the perfect revenge!!

Girl’s brother gets provoked and slices off the nose of Chander…but the girl’s father claims responsibility and accepts the blame of slicing off the nose of the accused.

It’s a significant event where a Dalit has taken classic revenge. Though the father pretends that he is saving his son. He actually chases the glory of getting his name mentioned in the newspapers and being the pioneer who engineered the plot to slice off the nose of the accused and successfully executed it.

The father claims that it is his Tarpan”¦ his offering to his previous generations who have suffered for no fault of theirs.


February 2019

Lafange Nawab

The story of Lafange Nawaab depicts the father-son’s relationship and the truth of fake friendship.

The story revolves around Yug and his father. His father is a  businessman and always wanted his son to be his successor but Yug has a musical band with his 4-5 friends and they play at small events which his father consider it as trivial. He insists Yug to join his business and leave the band as his friends are not his true one. They are with him till he has money and fame. To teach him a lesson his father plans a fake murder of Ammie who lives at their house. He assures him (Yug) that in the process of cleaning the pistol he accidentally murdered Ammie and asked him to dispose the dead body with the help of his friends. But none of his friends, whom he considered as his best friends, come forward to help them and finally they both dispose the body. His father insists him to check the dead body of Ammie as they both were supposed to get married. When he checked the sack bag, there was a dummy instead of Ammie’s body. His father then reveals the truth that he created a fake murder scene to realize him about his fake friends. Yug apologized his father and they both return to their home. As soon as they reach home they found someone has informed the police. Singhania tries to convince them it was a fake murder and wrong news and was quite assure that the information must be shared by Yug’s friends. The police take them to the murder spot and found Ammie’s dead body. In the murder of Ammie, police arrest Singhania and this is the climax of the film. Who has murdered Ammie?


February 1, 2019


Bollywood diva Nargis Fakri’s upcoming film ‘Amavas’ trailer is out! The makers of the film recently shared the intriguing trailer of the film and we are sure that it will scare the wits out of you. The film has been helmed by Bhushan Patel and it features stars like Vivan Bhatena, Sachiin Joshi, Navneet Kaur Dhillon, Mona Singh and Ali Asgar.


1 February 2019

The Fakir of Venice

The Fakir of Venice is an upcoming 2019 Hindi-language comedy drama film directed by Anand Surapur.

This Farhan Akhtar’s debut film finally sees the light of the day after ten years.

The film stars Farhan Akhtar, Annu Kapoor and Kamal Sidhu in the lead roles, the film is written by Rajesh Devraj with a story from Homi Adajania. It was presented as Opening Night Film on April 2009 at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles. It is scheduled to release after 10 years on 01 February 2019. The film’s release was halted for ten years due to production related issues and was Akhtar’s first acting role. The music is composed by A. R. Rahman.


1 February 2019

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language coming-of-age film directed by Shelly Chopra Dhar. It stars Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Sonam Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao, and also features Regina Cassandra, Brijendra Kala and Madhumalti Kapoor in supporting roles. Produced by Vinod Chopra Films and distributed by Fox Star Studios, the film will release on 1 February 2019.


1 February 2019

Umakant Pandey Purus Ya ”¦?

Umakant Pandey Purus Ya…..? is the story of an innocent guy from Allahabad. Somehow, he becomes doubtful about his sexuality and does many things suggested by his so-called well-wishers without thinking. Unfortunately, he gets stuck in more and more problems. Finally, his dad comes to his support and things get into place. This movie talks about the lack of sex education in Indian society.

Star Cast

Ajeet Kumar … Umakant Pandey; Shivangi Singh; Mayank Jain; Shrikant Karanjgaonkar; Satnaam Singh and Neha.

Directed by Reeling Media Team


7 February 2019

SP Chauhan: A Struggling Man

SP Chauhan is an upcoming Hindi movie scheduled to be released on 7 Feb, 2019. The movie is directed by Manoj K Jha and will feature Yuvika Chaudhary, Yashpal Sharma and Jimmy Sheirgill as lead characters.

Directed by Manoj k Jha

Star Cast

Jimmy Sheirgill … S P Chauhan; Yuvika Chaudhary … Seema; Yashpal Sharma … Jai Singh; Vijay Kumar Dogra … Political leader; and Baljinder Kaur.


8 February 2019


Sonchiriya is an upcoming Indian crime film directed by Abhishek Chaubey and starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, Manoj Bajpayee, Ranvir Shorey and Ashutosh Rana. The film presents a rooted tale set in Chambal.


8 February 2019

Parking Closed

The film starts with a conspiracy planning by Rocky who had been cheated by his girlfriend along with her friends, whose consequences lead to Rocky’s expulsion from the college. Rocky is burning in and out of revenge. According to his plan, he joins as a security guard in one of the shopping mall where his girlfriend visits often. He carries out his plan at the parking of the mall. He invites his girlfriend and her friends at a party at basement of the mall and does not want to mess up the things; he was ready with his plan -B. This conspiracy has a lot of hidden truth. To carry out his plan successfully, he places the board of “Parking closed” at the basement. Will he be successful in his planning?

Directed by Yogesh Mishra

Star Cast

Akbar Khan … Rocky; Deana Uppal … Meera; Mohit Gaur … Mohit; Sanjana Sain … Jiya; Maulik Bhardwaj … Sameer; Angelina Malhotra … Baby Meera

What had happened with him in the college that led him to conspire against his girlfriend? To find all the mystery, hit the theatre on 8th February 2019.


14 February 2019

Gully Boy

Gully Boy is an upcoming 2019 Indian Hindi-language musical drama film, directed by Zoya Akhtar. It stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles. It is being co-produced by Akhtar’s Tiger Baby and Excel Entertainment productions. Principal photography on the film began in January 2018 and wrapped up in April 2018. It is confirmed for release on 14 February 2019.

The film is about an aspiring rapper from a ghetto in Bombay and his journey from realising his love for rap, to chasing his dream, and to inadvertently transcending his class.


15 February 2019

Hum Chaar

Rajshri Productions’s upcoming film ‘Hum Chaar’ is all about the unbreakable bond of friendship. The story of the film revolves around four college friends who went their own direction in their life but remained inseparable from each other. The film introduces four new faces to play the lead roles in the film. The tagline of the film “Friends Bhi Family Hain” sums up that the movie is centered around friendship.

Directed by Abhishek Dixit, the film will introduce newcomers Prit Kamani, Anshuman Malhotra, Simran Sharma and Tushar Pandey in the lead roles. The trailer of the film starts with singer Mohammed Rafi’s evergreen song “Meri Dosti Mera Pyar” from the 1964 classic film ‘Dosti’.


22 February 2019

Total Dhamaal

Total Dhamaal is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language adventure comedy film directed and co-produced by Indra Kumar. It is the sequel to the 2011 film Double Dhamaal and the third installment of the Dhamaal film series. The film stars Ajay Devgn, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Javed Jaffrey, Madhuri Dixit, Esha Gupta and Anil Kapoor. The songs were composed by Himesh Reshammiya. The film is scheduled to be released on 22nd February 2019.


22 February 2019

22 Yards

Popular television star Barun Sobti has entered the film world! The actor, who was last seen in Tu Hai Mera Sunday and made his debut in Main Aur Mr. Right, enjoys a massive fan following. 22 Yards is Directed by Mitali Ghoshal, the film stars Rajit Kapur, Rajesh Sharma, Chaiti Ghoshal, Geetika Tyagi and Mrinal Mukherjee in key roles. The film, which is based on cricket, sees Barun playing the lead role of Ron Sen.

And according to a report in news agency IANS, the film revolves around a cricket agent and a young cricketer, who overcomes all odds and emerges victorious in the battle of life.

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