The year 2018 proves out to be the year of biopics like Sanju, Pad Man, Soorma, and Raazi that have bagged good collection at the box office. Now, looking at the rest of the year and the coming year, the B Town have several historical dramas, which will be entertaining the audience. The coming years would have several big historical drama films to release. So, how about catching up the 5 historical drama films to release this year and next as under:
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
This film can be called as the magnum opus, which is directed by Krish and it features the Queen actress Kangana Ranaut in the lead role wherein she is portraying the character the Rani Ki Jhansi (Queen of Jhansi) called Rani Laxmibai. The film is produced by Kamal Jain along with Zee Studios. Also, Nihaar Pandya the ex-boyfriend of Deepika Padukone is doing the second lead getting his debut in B Town. The film is releasing on January 25, 2019.
The film has Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra in the lead roles, which is co-produced by Karan Johar under his own banner called Dharma Productions. The film talks about Battle of Saragarhi, which took place in between the Sikh soldiers of the Indian Army created by of the British and the Pashtun Orakzai tribesmen in the year 1897. The film is directed by Anurag Singh, who helmed Punjabi movies Jatt and Juliet. The film released in March 2019.
The film deals with the cross-border period drama, which has Varun Dhawan, Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Madhuri Dixit and Sonakshi Sinha in pivotal roles. The film is directed by Abhishek Varman, who was behind the 2 States. The film is produced by Karan Johar, Sajid Nadiadwala, Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta in association with Fox Star Studios. The film is releases in April.
The film is directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, which is based on the third battle of Panipat, which is fought January 14, 1761. The film has Sanjay Dutt will play the role of Ahmad Shah Durrani.
The film has Varun Dhawan while it is dircted by Shashank Khaitan which has been collaborating for Rannbhoomi. Varun Dhawan will be playing the character of a warrior in the movie, the makers are yet to decide about female lead.