2016 has been an amazing year yet and has given us blockbuster films like Neerja, Airlift, Kapoor & Sons and Jai Gangaajal. However, the year has just begun and has much more to offer. With highly anticipated films like Raees, Sultan, Dangal and Sarbjit lined up to release in 2016, the year is about to get very exciting. With all the buzz surrounding these films, you’ve probably heard of them before. However, do you know what interesting characters your favourite stars will be playing in these films?  Probably not.

Read ahead to find out what roles your beloved stars will be playing in their most hyped releases of 2016.

Shah Rukh Khan – Bootlegger

SRK plays the role of a Gujarati bootlegger in his highly-awaited film Raees. Shah Rukh has donned a bearded look for his dark role in the film, which is set to release during Eid this year.

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Salman Khan – Wrestler

Salman Khan will essay the role of a wrestler in his upcoming film Sultan. The film revolves around the life of Sultan Ali Khan, a wrestler from Haryana. The film will clash with SRK’s Raees this Eid. Which film are you rooting for?

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Shahid Kapoor – Soldier

The Haider actor has donned the role of an army officer for his next film Rangoon. A Vishal Bhardwaj film, Kapoor sports a moustache, combined with a ripped physique. We can’t wait to see Shahid play an army soldier. What about you?

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Randeep Hooda – Sarabjit Singh

In Sarbjit, Randeep Hooda plays the role of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national who was accused of terrorism and imprisoned in Pakistan. Hooda shed a whooping 18 kgs in 28 days to resemble Singh during his time in the prison. It will be interesting to see Randeep Hooda in a new avatar with this film, which releases in May this year.

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Aamir Khan – Wrestling coach

Aamir Khan will be portraying the role of wrestling coach Mahavir Singh Phogat, father of wrestlers Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat in his film Dangal. Aamir went through a major transformation and weighs 95kgs in one part of the film, in order to successfully play his role.

So what film do you find the most exciting this year? Let us know.