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December 2020 Movie Guide: All upcoming releases in India (Theatre + OTT Platforms)

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While the pandemic continues to strengthen its grip in the nation, the entertainment industry has started to normalize with the withdrawal of some restrictions earlier imposed by the government to curb the spread of the deadly virus. December marks the end of 2020 with some highly-anticipated movies as we hope to have a better next year. To help you end the awful year with good laughter or cinematic awestruck, here’s a list of some of the most-awaited releases of the year.


Release Date: 4 December 2020

The first release of the month is something we can relate to the most this year. Greenland is a survival story in the face of a cataclysmic natural disaster. While the movie had its initial release in August, it is officially releasing in India on 4 December.

Plot: A man with his estranged wife and a chronically-ill child embarks on a journey to survive the potential extinction of all life forms on Earth as comet hurtles towards the planet. The movie beautifully depicts human desperation and their experiences to save their loved ones from the apocalypse.

Cast: Gerald Butler, Morena Baccarin, King Bach, Ric Roman Waugh, Scott Glenn, Claire Bronson and Roger Dale Floyd.

Director: Ric Roman Waugh


Release Date: 4 December 2020

Tenet had been undoubtedly one of the most anticipated thrillers of the year which premiered in the United States in August with limited screens. Tenet is another masterpiece of the ace filmmaker Christopher Nolan and a beautiful attempt to alter the fabric of reality.

Plot: An unnamed CIA agent armed with ‘Tenet’ embarks on a dangerous, time-bending mission fighting for the survival of the entire world and saving it from the third world war.

Cast: Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, John David Washington, Dimple Kapadia, Clemence Poesy, Kenneth Branagh, Himesh Patel, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Micheal Caine

Director: Christopher Nolan


Release Date: 4 December 2020

The American action drama produced by Walt Disney Pictures has finally made its way here after a months-long wait. The movie had its initial release in March 2020 in the United Arab Emirates and received critical acclaim for the performances and the storyline.

Plot: Based on Disney’s animated film of the same name, Mulan tells the story of a fierce woman who distinguishes herself as a man and goes on a battle in an attempt to save her ailing father from serving in the Imperial Army.

Cast: Liu Yifei, Jet Li, Donnie Yen, Yoson An, Gong Li, Jason Scott Lee, Tzi Ma, Ron Yuan, Xana Tang.

Director: Niki Caro

Durgamati: The Myth

Release Date: 11 December 2020

Durgamati: The Myth is a Hindi-remake of the popular Telugu horror-thriller Bhaagamathie which was helmed by the same director. The movie was previously titled Durgavati but it was changed later with Durgamati.

Plot: The horror drama revolves around the theft of idols from 12 temples which involve powerful and corrupt politician. When a suspended IAS officer has been recruited to bring justice, the ghost of Durgamati takes over her body to swear revenge.

Cast: Bhumi Pednekar, Arshad Warsi, Mahie Gill, Jisshu Sengupta, Karan Kapadia

Director: G. Ashok


Release Date: 11 December 2020

The action thriller marks the first cinematic performance of superstar Sanjay Dutt after coming out victorious in his battle with cancer. The Girish Malik directorial is expected to bring motivation in the lives of people going through their extreme.

Plot: The movie revolves around the life of an army officer who rises from his personal tragedy to transform the lives of refugee camp children through the game of cricket.

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Nargis Fakhri, Rahul Dev, Rahul Mittra, Humayoon Shams Khan, Pransh Chopra, Ankita Lokhande, Gavie Chahal

Director: Girish Malik

Indoo Ki Jawani

Release Date: 11 December 2020

Indoo Ki Jawani marks the first independent outing of Kiara Advani as the protagonist and will be premiered in theatres after a months-long tussle for a release.

Plot: The coming-of-age drama revolves around the life of a girl who experiences life through misadventures and her left-right swipes on dating apps results in hilarious chaos.

Cast: Kiara Advani, Aditya Seal, Mallika Dua, Guru Randhawa, Rajesh Jais, Amir Bimrot, Manish Choudhary

Director: Abir Sengupta

Ravan Leela

Release Date: 11 December 2020

After the success of the web-series Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta StoryRavan Leela stars Prateek Gandhi in the dramatic entertainer with an unusual take on the society.

Plot: The movie revolves around the enthusiastic and ambitious Raja-Ram who hails from a small village with a childhood dream of becoming an actor.

Cast: Prateek Gandhi, Aindrita Ray, Flora Saini, Rajesh Sharma, Ankur Vikal, Bhagyashree Mote, Abhimanyu Singh, Ankur Bhatia

Director: Hardik Gajjar

Lahore Confidential

Release Date: 11 December 2020

The ZEE5 Original film offers a gripping spy thriller starring Richa Chaddha, Karishma Tanna and Arunoday Singh in the popular India-Pakistan rivalry premise.

Plot: The spy drama revolves around the life of a divorced Indian woman who turns RAW agent but falls in love with a charming ISI agent creating an emotional tussle between her choices.

Cast: Richa Chaddha, Arunoday Singh, Karishma Tanna, Khalid Siddiqui, Nikhat Khan

Director: Kunal Kohli

Wonder Woman 1984

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After waiting for the longest, the highly-anticipated sequel to the comic-book based superhero live-action movie, Wonder Woman, is here with more action and enemies.

Plot: Fast forward to the Cold War in the 1980s, Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman squares off against two of her formidable foes, media businessman Maxwell Lord and villainess with superhuman strength and agility, Cheetah.

Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Gabriella Wilde, Natasha Rothwell, Ravi Patel

Director: Petty Jenkins

Coolie No. 1

Release Date: 25 December 2020

The official remake of the classic Govinda and Karisma Kapoor starrer of the same title, Coolie No. 1 promises a massy family entertainer with a laughing riot.

Plot: Spurned by a rich man, a matchmaker plans to teach him a lesson by marrying his daughter to a coolie. One lie leads to another and things start to go awry culminating in a comedy of errors.

Cast: Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan, Rajpal Yadav, Sahil Vaid, Paresh Rawal, Shikha Talsania, Javed Jaffrey, Johnny Lever, Manoj Joshi

Director: David Dhawan

Keep watching this space for updates and new release additions.

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