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Bollywood Hindi Movie Releases August 2013

Updated on September 19, 2016
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Hindi Movie Releases August 2013

The movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani released in May 2013 turned out to be biggest grosser of the year 2013. The movie has already done a business of Rs.1.75 Billions.

Not only that, it is going to beat Ek Tha Tiger to become second biggest Bollywood movie after 3-Idiots (2009 all time blockbuster).

This movie has pushed its hero Ranbir Kapoor to top slot. He is emerging as No.1 star in Bollywood, as all the three top Bollywood Khans are aging!

See the table of top five highest grossing Hindi movies in India for the year 2013.

Here is the list movies releasing in August 2013:

Movies Releasing on 1 August

Mumbhaii - The Gangster

The movie has no major star cast. It is directed by Rajiv Ranjan Das, starring Sanjay Kapoor, Om Puri, Aarya Babbar & Mahima Choudhary. It is crime thriller based in Mumbai. Nothing much to offer, and there is not much buzz on the movie.

I am not looking forward to this movie.

Releasing on 2 August 2013

Sooper Se Ooper

Reliance Entertainment presented Sooper Se Ooper is directed by Shekhar Ghosh. Multi-talented Vir Das & Kirti Kulhari are the main lead in the movie. The movie is based in

Sonu Nigam & Bickram Ghosh are music directors for the film.

Vir Das during publicity
Vir Das during publicity | Source
Sonu Nigam, Kirti Kulhari and Vir Das
Sonu Nigam, Kirti Kulhari and Vir Das | Source

Releasing on 8 August 2013

Chennai Express

One of most awaited movie is “Chennai Express”. This is the first that Shah Rukh Khan and Rohit Shetty has teamed up for a movie. This is romantic comedy movie. Deepika Padukone (Top 5 Indian Actresses who will rule 2013) is paired opposite Shah Rukh Khan. This her second movie with Shah Rukh Khan after her debut film “Om Shanthi Om”. The movie is about a person travelling from Chennai to Rameshwaram.

The movie has created much buzz already. Its trailer was well received by the Hindi audience. An item song by South Indian top actress Priyamani is also a hit in youtube.

The movie is produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s wife Gauri Khan under Red Chillies Ent banner.

[click here for Deepika Padukone Photo Gallery]

[click here for Priyamani-Shah Rukh Khan item song video from Chennai Express]

Chennai Express | Official Trailer

Shahrukh-Khan-and-Deepika-Padukone-in-Chennai-Express | Source

Chennai Express - new song Lungi Dance released!

In a tribute to Tamil super star Rajnikanth (also known as Thalaiva), Rohit Shetty included a song titled 'Lungi dance' sung by Honey Singh. The song sequence features Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan. The song was official released on youtube on 30 July 2013.

Releasing on 15 August 2013

Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai Dobara

Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai Dobara was to release on 8 August for Eid. On request from “Chennai Express” team, the movie was re-scheduled to release on 15 August 2013.

The movie is being produced by Ekta Kapoor & Shobha Kapoor under Balaji Motion Pictures banner. The star cast include Akshay Kumar, Imran Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonali Bendre. The movie is believed be based on Dawood Ibrahim.

Audiences are expecting this movie to do good business, much like its first instalment. Moreover, the pair Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha have given successful movie last year.

In this movie Sonali Bendre is making a comeback after a long gap in Hindi cinema.

[click here to read Sonakshi Sinha in Top 5 Indian Actresses who will rule Bollywood 2013]

[click here for Sonakshi Sinha Photo Gallery]

Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara - Official Trailer


Another movie releasing on 15 August is Kaanchi, directed by Subhash Ghai. Subhash Ghai is directing a film after a gap of 5 years. Kaanchi is musical thriller with new comer Mishti opposite a film old hero Kartik Tiwari. Subhash Ghai is excited about the movie assures the movie to be contemporary new ago story with lot of energy, music, drama and entertainment.

Rishi Kapoor and Mithun Chakraborty are also playing important roles in the movie.

We need to wait and watch if Subhash Ghai delivers a hit this time.

Publicity Poster of Kaanchi
Publicity Poster of Kaanchi | Source

Releasing on 23 August 2013

Satyagraha – Democracy Under Fire

Prakash Jha is one the most respected directors of Indian film industry. He is writer, director and producer mostly doing political thrillers. He has won several National Awards for his power packed movies since 1984.

He is co-producing and directing Satyagraha, ready for release on 23 August 2013. The movie star cast have impressive big names such as Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal, Amrita rao, Manoj Bajpai and Vipin Sharma – all playing important roles in the movie. Like his previous films, this too is political thriller inspired by the current political situation.

Satyagraha New Trailer

Releasing on 30 August 2013

Madras Café

Shoojit Sircar directed “Madras Cafe” is another political thriller. John Abraham & Nargis Fakhri are main lead along with Jacqueline Fernandez & Leena Mari playing important roles in the movie. The movie was earlier titled “Jaffna” (Jaffna a place in Sri Lanka).

The major part of the movie is shot in Sri Lanka. The story is based on LTTE conflict with Sri Lanka.

Other Movies expected in August

There are other movies that might hit the screen in August. One of them is Indra Kumar directed “Grand Masti” which is sequel Masti (2004). The main star cast of original is retained here. Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi & Aftab Shivdasani are all playing the main lead. The star cast supported by Karishma Tanna, Bruna Abdullah, Maryam Zakaria, Manjari Fadnis, Sonalee Kulkarni among others.

Another “Kill The Rapist” and “Kuku Mathur Ki Jhand Ho Gayi” are expected to released during August and early September.

Hindi (Bollywood) movie releasing in August 2013

Release on
Star cast
Mumbhaii - The Gangster
Rajiv Ranjan Das
Sanjay Kapoor, Om Puri, Aarya Babbar & Mahima Choudhary
Sooper Se Ooper
Shekhar Ghosh
Vir Das, Kirti Kulhari, Gulshan Grover, Deepak Dobriyal, Yashpal Sharma & Mohan Kapoor
Chennai Express
Rohit Shetty
Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone
Once Upon a Time In Mumbaai Dobara
Milan Luthria
Akshay Kumar, Imran Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonali Bendre
Subhash Ghai
Rishi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Kartik Tiwari, Mishti, Om Puri
Satyagraha - Democracy Under Fire
Prakash Jha
Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpai
Madras Caf
Shoojit Sircar
John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri
Hindi (Bollywood) movie releasing in August 2013


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    • cam8510 profile image

      Chris Mills 

      5 years ago from Hartford, CT

      I really enjoyed reading your account of these films. I admit to not being much of a film goer, even American films. Slumdog Millionaire was the only Bollywood film I've seen. But I just read that Netflix carries a lot of Bollywood films, so maybe I'll give it a go and watch some of these when they are out my way. Thanks for working so hard on this. It shows. Voted up and useful.

    • zanaworld profile imageAUTHOR

      SA Shameel 

      5 years ago from Bangalore

      Jollyji! As you said the movie releases in August 2013 looks impressive. "Satyagraha" release date is being change due to some issue in releasing. The reason why August is having houseful of movies is due to ending of Ramadhan (Ramzan) which starts from 9 July to 9 August 2013. During Ramzan, Muslim tend to avoid movies, as this holy month, devoted to prayers and fasting.

      Thanks for voting up and visiting my hubs.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      5 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      The movies sure look interesting with a good line up of stars.

      Voted up.

    • zanaworld profile imageAUTHOR

      SA Shameel 

      5 years ago from Bangalore

      thank you DDE.

      I am movie buff and I love Bollywood movies...

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Interesting and informative you have put lost of thought into this title

    • zanaworld profile imageAUTHOR

      SA Shameel 

      5 years ago from Bangalore

      thank you @MsDora for appreciating my hub on Bollywood movies.

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      Dora Weithers 

      5 years ago from The Caribbean

      Thanks for the Bollywood Hindi Movie Billboard. This is a good reference article.


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