2015 has been an exciting year for Bollywood which also witnessed the astonishing girl power at the BO with some brilliant movies like Piku, NH10, Massan, Tanu Weds Manu returns and Margarita with a straw. With the New Year, the ladies are all set to rule again.


Let’s take a look at some women-centric films to look forward to in 2016:


Sonam Kapoor in a still from 'Neerja' movie poster
Sonam Kapoor in a still from ‘Neerja’ movie poster

Sonam Kapoor is all set to essay the role of Neerja Bhanot, the Ashoka Chakra awardee who lost her life in the ill-fated Pan Am Flight 73, that was hijacked. The trailer of the film is out and looks very promising. The film is set to release in early 2016.

Jai Gangajal:

Priyanka Chopra in still from 'Jai Gngaajal' movie poster
Priyanka Chopra in still from ‘Jai Gngaajal’ movie poster

Priyanka Chopra has replaced Ajay Devgan in the successful Gangajal‘s second instalment. The actress will be seen playing a tough lady cop. The trailer features Priyanka in a power packed performance. Looks like the sequel will set new records.


Asihwarya Rai Bachchan
Asihwarya Rai Bachchan

Sarabjit starring Aishwariya Rai Bachchan, Randeep Hooda and Richa Chadha in lead roles is based on the life of Sarabjit Singh- Indian national who was alleged of terrorism and spying by the Pakistani government. Though Randeep would play Sarabjit, Aishwariya playing his sister and Richa his wife have very strong roles to essay. Thereby making it a women-centric film.


Richa Chadha
Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha who has been always seen more in off beat cinema will be first time seen in a glamorous role playing a cabaret dancer. Pooja Bhatt’s ‘Cabaret‘ portrays Richa in a very different role singing and dancing in the film. According to the actress, the film has lot more than dancing. It’ll be interesting to see what the film has in store to offer the audiences.

Chalk and Duster:

Juhi Chawla and Shabana Azmi in a still from 'Chalk n' Duster'
Juhi Chawla and Shabana Azmi in a still from ‘Chalk n’ Duster’

Chalk and Duster stars Juhi Chawla and Shabana Azmi in key roles along with many other actresses like Divya Dutta, Zarina Wahab and others in parellel roles. ​The film also stars Richa Chadha in a vital role, playing a journalist. The film is about teachers and students relationship.




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