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AFM 2019 Line-up for Fox Star Studios, a Division of Star India Pvt Ltd


Fox Star Studios was launched in India in 2008 with a vision to make quality cinema. It is part of the Star TV group, Asia’s leading media and entertainment company. Since inception, we have worked with India’s biggest talent to produce critically acclaimed films that are appreciated across the world. This year we have had extremely successful films across varied genres: An out an out comedy 'Total Dhamaal', a film based on India’s maiden mission to Mars 'Mission Mangal' and the critically acclaimed family entertainer 'Chhichhore' to name a few. We have an exciting line-up of forthcoming movies with Housefull 4, Chapaak, Panga, Baaghi 3, Laxmmi Bomb and Bhramastra among others.

15 August 2019
Genre: Drama
Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
Director: Jagan Shakti
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu & Others
Mission Mangal is based on true events of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launching the Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan), making it the least expensive mission to Mars. Co-produced by R Balki who has directed successful hits including Padman, Ki & Ka, Paa, Cheeni Kum & more.
6 September 2019
Genre: Drama
Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
Director: Nitesh Tiwari (DANGAL)
Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma & Others
Chhichhore marks the second directorial venture of Nitesh Tiwari who’s first film ‘DANGAL’ starring Aamir Khan, was a massive blockbuster breaking box office records around the world. The film celebrates the setbacks of a bunch of ‘losers’ in an engineering college’s boys hostel in 1992. While dealing with universal issues, parental pressure, the drawbacks of the modern educational system and student suicides – Chhichhore’s storyline oscillates between 1992 and the present day life of the characters.

25 October 2019
Genre: Comedy
Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
Director: Farhad Samji
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon, Riteish Deshmukh, Bobby Deol & others
Housefull 4 is an epic reincarnation laugh riot which will take you through the grandeur of 1419 with a spark of 2019. Housefull 4 is the fourth instalment of the successful franchise Housefull.
10 January 2020
Genre: Biography
Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
Director: Megha Gulzar
Cast: Deepika Padukone
The trials and triumphs of Malti, an acid attack survivor. From the investigation of the attack to the court proceedings, the medical treatment to the emotional healing. Chhapaak is the story of the unquashable human spirit.

24 January 2020
Genre: Drama
Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari
Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Richa Chadha, Neena Gupta & others
From the director of Bareilly ki Barfi & Nil Battey Sannata; comes the true story of every family. Panga is inspired from the life of a national level Kabbadi player from India. It follows her triumphs, struggle and overcoming of stereotypes. It shows how important the love and support of your family is for you to be successful.
Genre: Romance, Drama
Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
Director: Mukesh Chhabra
Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Sanjana Sanghi
Dil Bechara is the official remake of The Fault in our Stars. Kizie, a cancer patient, is bored with her monotonous and over-protected life when she meets Manny, another cancer patient, and is swept away by his whirlwind energy and joy for life. From crashing funerals, making B grade Hindi films, handling emotional parents to a magical trip to Paris to find the reclusive musician Abhimanyu Veer, Kizie and Manny embark on an on-off, up-down, sad-sweet, profound journey into the heart of that crazy little thing called life. It teaches them what it means to feel truly alive and fall in love.

6 March 2020
Genre: Action
Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
Director: Ahmed Khan
Cast: Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh
Third instalment of the superhit action franchise Baaghi.
22 May 2020
Genre: Horror Comedy
Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
Director: Raghava Lawrence
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani & others
Raghava Lawrence marks his Bollywood debut with directing the superhit Kanchana franchise (Tamil, Telugu, Kannada) for the first time in Hindi with Superstar Akshay Kumar.

Sadak 2
10 July 2020
Genre: Action Drama
Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Cast: Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapoor & others
Mahesh Bhatt is returning to the directorial chair after 19 years with Sadak 2. The film stars Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur and Alia Bhatt in leading roles. The film is about Ravi's depression and how he helps a young woman's encounter with a godman, who is out to expose this fake guru running an ashram.
Summer 2020
Genre: Fantasy / Adventure
Language: Hindi with English Subtitles
Director: Ayan Mukerji
Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan
1st in a fantasy trilogy series.


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