The weekend starting October 14 is as busy as the previous week. There are seven Hindi and English movies, and the trend of multiple releases will continue till October 28, when Ae Dil Hai Mushkil will clash with Shivaay.
Inferno Ron Howard directs the latest movie based on a Dan Brown novel. This time, the source is the 2013 thriller of the same name. Harvard symbology professor Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) wakes up in a hospital with a vial of biozhazard material in his jacket. He sets off on a mission to save the world from a plague that can modify DNA and keep the population in check. Also starring Irrfan, Ben Foster, Felicity Jones and Omar Sy.
Saat Uchakkey Seven crooks from old Delhi take on more than they can handle in Sanjeev Sharma’s comedy. The ensemble cast includes Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher, Vijay Raaz, Kay Kay Menon, Annu Kapoor and Aditi Sharma.
The Girl on the Train Tate Taylor’s adaptation of Paula Hawkins’s bestseller relocates events from suburban Britain to America. Rachel, an alcoholic who has not recovered from the breakup of her marriage, becomes obsessed with a married couple who lives near the home of her ex-husband and his new wife and daughter. Rachel’s obsession embroils her in a disappearance, family secrets, and murder. Starring Emily Blunt, Justin Theroux, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennet, Edgar Ramirez and Luke Evans.
Anna Shashank Udapurkar has written and directed a biopic of social worker Anna Hazare. The cradle-to-the-present narrative stars Udapurkar as the former Indian Army soldier who went on to transform the lives of many, including the residents of Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra.
The Accountant Gavin O’Connor (Pride and Glory, Warrior) directs Ben Affleck as the nondescript file pusher who moonlights for criminal organisations. Things get hot under the collar when he starts working for a robotics company. Also starring JK Simmons, Anna Kendrick and John Lithgow.
Masterminds Jared Hess’s caper stars American comedy stars Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis and Leslie Jones. The movie is based on a real-life heist that took place in Fargo in America in 1997.
Beiimaan Love Sunny Leone tries her luck for the nth time in an erotica-laced drama. She stars with Rajniesh Duggal as a woman wronged in love who reinvents herself by becoming a successful entrepreneur.