Fanney Khan : Fanney Khan is an upcoming 2018 Indian Hindi musical comedy film, directed by Atul Manjrekar. It features Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Rajkummar Rao in the lead roles. It is an official remake of the Belgian film Everybody’s Famous!.The film is scheduled for a worldwide release on 3 August 2018. It was reported that Priyanka Chopra had been approached to be a part of Fanney Khan but even though the actress had shown interest in the project, talks didn’t materialize between her and the producers.
In August 2017, reports emerged saying that R. Madhavan had been finalized to play the lead opposite Aishwarya Rai in the film but towards the end of August it was confirmed by Madhavan himself that he won’t be doing the film due to scheduling conflicts while at the same time it was made official by the producers that Rajkummar Rao had been signed to play the role opposite Aishwarya Rai.
After the release of Fanney Khan’s trailer and poster in June 2018, Vashu Bhagnani sent a legal notice to its producers for not crediting him as the distributor and co-producer of the film. As per Bhagnani’s claim, he had entered into an agreement with Prernaa Arora of KriArj Entertainment to acquire the all India distribution rights of the film, which also entitled him to be credited as co-producer of the film.
Mulk: Mulk (Country) is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language drama film directed by Anubhav Sinha. Shot in Banaras and Lucknow, Mulk is the story of a Muslim family trying to reclaim its lost honor and is scheduled to have its theatrical release on 3 August 2018. In July 2017, it was reported that Rishi Kapoor, Tapsee Pannu and Prateik Babbar had been signed by Anubhav Sinha for his next film called Mulk. In September 2017, Neena Gupta was cast opposite Rishi Kapoor as his wife. On 26 September 2017, it was reported that actor Ashutosh Rana would be working with Anubhav Sinha in his next film Mulk, 25 years after Shikast which was the last time the two of them worked together. Initially Rajat Kapoor was supposed to play the role of Rishi Kapoor’s brother and actor Manoj Pahwa was assigned the role of Police Officer Danish Javed but after the arrival of the two actors on set, Anubhav realized that both actors should be playing different roles and not the ones assigned to them, and as a result of that Rajat and Manoj swapped each other’s roles.
Gold: Gold is an upcoming 2018 Indian Hindi-language historical sports drama film directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under the Excel entertainment banner. It stars Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Kumar Singh, Amit Sadh, and Sunny Kaushal. A historical sports drama inspired by India’s first Olympic gold medal. The film traces the “Golden Era” of Indian hockey through the journey of Tapan Das, a young assistant manager in 1936, who dreams of playing for an independent nation. The film is based on the first ever hockey medal that was won by India after Independence. It focuses on the Golden era of Indian hockey. The teaser for the film was launched on 5 February 2018. The film is expected to be released on 15 August 2018. Sachin-Jigar composed songs and background music for the film. The movie also samples songs such as the “Colonel Bogey March “and India’s National Anthem, “Jana Gana Mana”. The movie is due to be released on 15th August 2018 in India, to tie-in with Independence Day. International distribution has not yet been announced, but is expected to be about the same time. The trailer has been out on June 25. The shooting of the film was carried out in Yorkshire at Bradford, Doncaster and Rotherham. After finishing the England schedule, the production team of Gold moved to Punjab in September 2017 for its second schedule in which shooting was done in Amritsar and Patiala. The final schedule of the film was completed in Mumbai in December 2017. On 10 December 2017, Akshay Kumar announced that the filming process of Gold had been completed.
Satyameva Jayate : Satyameva Jayate (Truth alone triumphs) is an upcoming Indian vigilante action thriller film directed by Milap Milan Zaveri. It is due to release on 15 August 2018.The shooting for the film began on 5 March 2018 and the first look for the film was released on 5th April 2018. The film is scheduled to be released on 15 August 2018. The official trailer for the film was released on 28 June 2018. The first song of the film, “Dilbar” from the 1999 film Sirf Tum originally sung by Alka Yagnik and composed by Nadeem-Shravan has been recreated for this film by Tanishk Bagchi in the voices of Neha Kakkar, Dhvani Bhanushali and Ikka and it was released on 4 July 2018 and which goes viral on YouTube. The music for the film is composed by Sajid-Wajid, Tanishk Bagchi, Rochak Kohli and Arko Pravo Mukherjee while lyrics are penned by Shabbir Ahmed, Kumaar, Arko Pravo Mukherjee and Ikka. The background score is composed by Sanjoy Chowdhury.