Demonetisation has affected movie ticket sales and caused a few releases to be pushed ahead. Brave, then, are the souls who have decided to stick to their release plans and venture into the temporarily cashless India.
Force 2 Abhinay Deo’s action thriller is a sequel to Force, itself an official remake of the Tamil hit Kaakha Kaakha. John Abraham returns as a police officer who helps the Indian government go after a terrorist who wants to destroy the shadowy Research and Analysis Wing. Sonakshi Sinha provides back-up as a high-kicking RAW operative. Also starring Tahir Raj Bhasin and Narendra Jha.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them JK Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Newt Scamander, published the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in 2001. Five years later, the film adaptation is finally ready. Made by David Yates, who has directed four Potter titles, Fantastic Beasts is set 70 years before the Potter novels and stars Eddie Redmayne as Scamander, the author of the book of spells that Potter reads at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The cast includes Johnny Depp, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Katherine Watson and Colin Farrell.
Shut In The latest home invasion thriller stars Naomi Watts as a woman who locks herself away from the world after her husband dies in an accident. During a storm, she is possessed by the idea that there is a presence in her home. Also starring Jacob Tremblay (Room) and Oliver Platt.
Tum Bin 2 A sequel to Abhinav Sinha’s sleeper hit Tum Bin (2001). In Tum Bin 2, Aditya Seal, Neha Sharma and Aashim Gulati form the three corners of the eternal love triangle.