June was a star-studded month as actors like Rajinikanth (Kaala), Ranbir Kapoor (Sanju), Salman Khan (Race 3), Mammootty (Abrahaminte Santhathikal), Jayam Ravi (Tik Tik Tik), and Jayasurya (Njan Marykutty) created a storm at the box office. July promises to be no different, with seven big-star films releasing in this week alone. Actors from all over the country are gearing up for what looks like a great weekend of releases. Not only Indian films but also the Hollywood release of the week has got many Marvel fans excited. Here’s a list of the top movies hitting theatres this week:

SOORMA

Director: Shaad Ali
Cast: Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi

Ali’s biographical drama on hockey player Sandeep Singh is set to release this week, with Bollywood and Pollywood star Diljit in the lead role. Based on an inspiring true story, the movie will explore the player’s miraculous comeback after a freak accident, through sheer determination, hard work and unrelenting passion for the sport.

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP

Director: Peyton Reed
Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly

The Marvel release of the month is here! In the aftermath of the civil war that tore the Avengers apart, Scott Lang (Ant-Man) is struggling to come to terms with his responsibilities as a superhero and a father. Now he is faced with a new mission and this time, he has the Wasp on his side as he unravels secrets from his past.

PUZZLE

Director: Oren Moverman
Cast: Irrfan Khan, Kelly Macdonald

This Hollywood film features the Indian actor alongside a Scottish actress in a remake of an Argentinian movie. The film is a closely observed portrait of Agnes, whose life changes in a quietly dramatic fashion when she receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift. This is followed by a heady thrill of Agnes discovering something she enjoys and is very good at.

RX 100

Director: Ajay Bhupati
Cast: Kartikeya, Payal Rajput

This is a typical “love prevails all” story. The movie revolves around a romance, which leads to a violent face-off between the girl’s father and her boyfriend. The Yamaha RX 100 plays a huge part in the film, other than giving it its name. It is a part of the protagonist’s grand plans as he wants to rescue his girlfriend from the clutches of her father. Love, revenge, and bikes – what else does a movie need?

KADAIKUTTY SINGAM

Director: Pandiraj
Cast: Karthi, Sayyeshaa Saigal, Priya Bhavani Shankar

Sayyeshaa is all set to play a village girl in her next venture that has Karthi take on the role of a passionate farmer and the only male child in a family with five elder sisters. The film appears to be an out-and-out rural entertainer with elements of comedy, romance, action, and entertainment while touching upon farmers’ issues.

NEERALI

Director: Ajoy Verma
Cast: Mohanlal, Nadhiya, Suraj Venjaramoodu

The superstar of Mollywood is back and this time, he stars in a thrilling action flick. The movie explores the events of a pleasant road trip that turns nightmarish when Sunny George meets with an accident. As his life hangs on the edge of a cliff, Sunny must not only contend with the great adversity he is in but the adversaries lurking in the shadows too.

KOODE

Director: Anjali Menon
Cast: Nazriya Nazeem, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Parvathy

July seems to be the month for Malayalam actors Prithviraj and Parvathy. Only last week did their film My Story hit theatres and this week, they are gearing up for an all new release. From the director of Bangalore Days comes yet another family film about love and relationships that also explores the brother-sister bond.

Which film has gotten you the most excited? Don’t forget to check out the full list of releases, only on BookMyShow.