'Bell Bottom' to 'The Family Man 2': Most-anticipated spy thrillers you can add in your 2021 binge list

 | Updated: Jan 17, 2021, 09:27 AM IST

The Bollywood spy flick gets more ambitious this year, with a couple of top superstars signing up roles in the genre. Akshay Kumar, Kangana Ranaut and Sidharth Malhotra will give the Bollywood spy thriller new-age twist on the big screen, even as Manoj Bajpayee continues with his escapades in the OTT space with 'The Family Man 2'.


Bell Bottom

This Akshay Kumar-starrer is inspired by true events. Set in the 1980s, 'Bell Bottom' was one of the earliest Bollywood films to go on floors after the Covid-induced lockdown.

Leaked photos from the sets went viral on social media during its shoot in Glasgow, Scotland, in September and fans were gushing about Akshay`s dapper retro look. The Ranjit M. Tewari directorial also stars Vaani Kapoor, Lara Dutta Bhupathi and Huma Qureshi. It is scheduled to release on April 2.


Mission Majnu

The Sidharth Malhotra-starrer espionage thriller draws from real-life events and marks the Bollywood debut of South actress Rashmika Mandanna. The film was written by Parveez Shaikh, Aseem Arora and Sumit Batheja narrates the story of India`s mission in Pakistan in the 1970s. The Shantanu Bagchi directorial, which casts Sidharth as a RAW agent, has just begun shooting in Mumbai.


The Family Man season 2

Manoj Bajpayee reprises his role as NIA agent Srikant Tiwari in the much-awaited second season of the super hit web series, 'The Family Man'. Created, directed and produced by Raj and DK, 'The Family Man 2' also stars Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi, and Sharad Kelkar, while South star Samantha Akkineni joins the cast in the new season. It releases on February 12.



Kangana Ranaut starrer spy-thriller 'Dhaakad' will show Ranaut in a strikingly different role- that of a deadly spy Agent Agni. 

The movie will Kangana performing some awe-inspiring stunts and promises an action-thriller where Kangana plays the central character and Arjun Rampal and Divya Dutta her nemesis.