When you're figuring out what movie to watch next, it's a big mistake to limit your options to just what Hollywood has to offer. All around the world, incredible filmmakers are producing modern masterpieces, and some of the best new movies are coming out of India's thriving Bollywood industry. Here's your guide to the best Bollywood movies of 2020 (so far).
Release date: May 8
Starring: Parineeti Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari, Kirti Kulhari, and Avinash Tiwary
What it's about: This is a Bollywood remake of the 2016 movie of the same name starring Emily Blunt (which was itself based on British author Paula Hawkins' 2015 novel). This version will star Priyanka Chopra's sister, Parineeti Chopra, in the lead role as an alcoholic woman who believes she's witnessed a crime—but who can't quite trust her own memories. Parinteeti has called the role "the most difficult character I've ever played."
Release date: August 28
Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, and Pankaj Kapur
What it's about: A 36-year-old cricketer who ended his professional sports career ten years ago and decides to try again to play for an Indian team.
Release date: November 27
Starring: Ajay Devgn and Keerthy Suresh
What it's about: Maidaan tells the story of the golden era of Indian football between the years of 1952 to 1962.
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