Looks like 2019 will be a good year for Akshay Kumar with all the films he has lined up. While both Aamir Khan and Shahrukh Khan have no films scheduled for release this year, Akshay has many. And there is plenty to like with the Akshay Kumar upcoming movies for 2019.
Akshay Kumar is known as one of the most hardworking actors in the biz. No surprise that he’s also one of the richest.
According to Forbes 2018, he’s the highest earning actor in Bollywood and the 7th highest earning in the world.
Although Salman Khan charges the most per film, Akshay Kumar earns more due to the number of projects he takes on. And this Akshay Kumar movies list drives home that fact.
Akshay Kumar Movies List
Here are some of his movies that you should look out for in 2019.
1. Good News
The film directed by Raj Mehta will revolve around two couples and a pregnancy. Kareena Kapoor Khan will be features opposite Akshay Kumar. Good News cast also includes Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani.
The film is scheduled for release on September 6, 2019.
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And it’s a wrap for #Kesari…a film which swells up my chest with immense pride. Get ready to witness the bravest battle ever fought on 21st March, 2019. @parineetichopra @karanjohar @apoorva1972 #AnuragSingh #SunirKheterpal #CapeOfGoodFilms @dharmamovies #AzureEntertainment @zeestudiosofficial
Karan Johar teamed up with Akshay for this one. The film is based on the Battle of Saragarhi. The direction will be carried by Anurag Singh.
Kesari Release Date: 21st March 2019
3. Housefull 4
The Housefull franchise is Akshay in one of his most comedic roles. Since it was so funny and made a lot of money, the whole gang will get together for round four.
The Housefull 4 cast will include Nana Patekar, Kriti Sanon, Ritesh Deshmukh and Boman Irani. And the movie is being produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, and directed by Sajid Khan.
Housefull 4 Release Date: Sometime in 2019
4. Hera Pheri 3
Another comedy franchise we love. All Hera Pheri installments included Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty and Paresh Rawal.
Both Sunil Shetty and Paresh Rawal will unite for round three, we’re hopeful to see Akshay too.
5. Prithviraj Chauhan
It’s known that Akshay Kumar will play a historical character of Prthviraj Chauhan in this Yashraj film. Other details such as the lead actress, title, etc have not yet been finalized.
6. Mission Mangal
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Mission Mangal features the story of the Indian Mars Orbiter Mission of India’s Space Agency ISRO.
Producer R Balki and director Jagan Shakt are teaming up for this project based on real events. Mission Mangal cast includes Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Nithya Menen, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu and Kirti Kulhari.
Another Rohit Shetty cop drama. And you guessed it, the film will star Akshay as a police officer. Shetty’s recent film Simmba did exceptionally well.
Director Neeraj Pandey signed Akshay for this psychological thriller Crack. News of the film came out in 2017 but the filming was delayed.
Details about the storyline are not yet known as well. Even the director said that the script has not been finalized. We’re hopeful that it may come out this year.
Mogul is based on the life of legendary music producer Gulshan Kumar, who was gunned down in the 90s.
The filming of Mogul got delayed due to the #MeToo controversy. Differences of opinion developed between Akshay and Mogul director Subhash Kapoor. We will have to wait and see if this project goes ahead or not.