The box office numbers of Bollywood movies are because of big movies, good stories and the three Khans. There is no denying the fact that most of the top grossing Bollywood movies belong to Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan. They have taken Bollywood to a whole new level with back to back box office successes. They are the flag-bearers of Indian cinema on global platforms. Their contribution to Indian cinema is indispensable.
Talking about 2017, it will not be wrong to call 2017 the year of Salman Khan who delivered the biggest movie of the year Tiger Zinda Hai. His first release of 2017 was Tubelight which crossed the ₹100 crore mark. Shah Rukh Khan had two releases- Raees and Jab Harry Met Sejal. Aamir Khan appeared in a special role in his home production movie titled Secret Superstar.
2018 is going to be bigger than ever. This year, the three Khans are ready to release their movies on three important festivals. Let’s take a look at them.
Salman Khan- Race 3 (Eid)
Race 3 will see superstar Salman Khan in the lead role alongside Jacqueline Fernandez. The new Race promises brand new thrills with Bollywood’s Bhaijaan. Salman’s first look from Race 3 went viral. The actor sports a very intense look. His eyes seem to be full of revenge. This will be the first time that Salman Khan will be seen in an a vengeance story. The massive success of Tiger Zinda Hai has already made his fans go crazy. The cast also includes Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem and Daisy Shah getting on to a new stirring adventure. Remo D’souza who has previously helmed movies like ABCD and ABCD 2 has been put aboard to direct this action-thriller. Race 3 is being produced under Tips Films and Salman Khan Films. We can’t wait for this glitzy, action-packed entertainer!
Aamir Khan- Thugs Of Hindostan (Diwali)
Whenever Aamir Khan is associated with a film, it becomes big on its own. He is known to be the king of experiments be it PK, 3 Idiots, Ghajini, Taare Zameen Par or his recent film Secret Superstar. No one plays unconventional characters like Aamir. The perfectionist of Bollywood is joining hands with Yash Raj Banner for Thugs Of Hindostan. This period film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, the movie is already turning heads with the unique look of Aamir Khan. Aamir is sporting long hair with his ears pierced. Let’s see what happens when the perfectionist shares screen space with the megastar of the Indian cinema.
Shah Rukh Khan- Zero (Christmas)
The recent teaser of Zero released by the Shah Rukh Khan has left everyone awestruck. The reason being SRK himself who can be seen in the unusual character of a dwarf. This will be the first time that the lead character of a movie is a dwarf, that too portrayed by a superstar. Zero is a dream project that was conceptualized by Anand L. Rai’s team long back. Since the movie features Shah Rukh Khan in the role of a dwarf, the movie demanded heavy special effects. The movie also reunites the Jab Tak Hai Jaan trio of Shah Rukh, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. It will see the gorgeous Katrina playing the role of a Bollywood celebrity while Anushka Sharma, who recently married cricketer Virat Kohli will be seen portraying the character of a mentally-challenged girl.