The concept of multi-starrer has been celebrated for decades in Indian cinema, be it Big B and Dharmendra; NTR and ANR, who are regarded as two eyes of Telugu cinema; Mohanlal, Mammootty, Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth in the South, made many blockbusters by collaborating. Whenever there is an announcement of a multi -starrer movie, by default there will be huge hype around it because bringing two big stars together and making a film without any conflicts, satisfying fans of both actors without compromising on script is an arduous task for any filmmaker. Despite all this, here are the biggest multi-starrer movies in recent times in Indian cinema.
RRR is one of the best action films ever made in Indian cinema, it is a fictional story based on local tribal leaders Alluri SitaRamaRaju and Komuram Bheem, starring two biggest and most talented stars of Telugu Industry Jr.NTR and Ramcharan, now the Pan India stars who hugely impressed the audience in India and across the globe with their impeccable performances and exceptional dance in the film. Their camaraderie, including rivalry in the film, was a feast for the audience. The choice of director SS. Rajamouli bringing them together is undoubtedly the best. The great bond they share personally has radiated on the screen very well. Indeed, the movie is the pride of Indian cinema not only for the reason that it won an Oscar for Naatu Naatu song but for the way it is rooted and the universality of emotions it exhibited.
War is an action-thriller film directed by
. Two big stars of the Hindi industry,
, came together to make the film WAR, it left everyone surprised, and WAR’s success proved two heroes can survive together if they are authentic to their roles. We have already seen the Greek God in several other multi-starrer films, but it is the first multi-starrer ever offered to Tiger Shroff. War is perhaps Hindi cinema’s cleverest modern-day bromance; it is also an immensely enjoyable action movie. A high-octane car chase sequence, and other action sequences between the duo are terrific. The dance numbers are delightful to the fans, and watching them dance together made us jump out of our seats.
Vikram is a Tamil film and one of the best action-thriller films ever made, with legendary
in lead roles. Fahadh is a leading actor in the Malayalam industry, famous for acting through his expressive eyes; he plays a RAW agent in the film, and Kamal as Karnan, which has layers to the character. Both are powerhouses of acting and directed by director Lokesh Kanakaraj. They are indeed terrific in their roles, but what's surprising is Fahadh, who stole the show beside Kamal Haasan, equally
is outstanding as a fearsome drug dealer. The appearance of Suriya in the climax left the audience in awe and excitement for the next part of the film.
4. Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan
KBKJ is an upcoming action comedy-drama directed by Farhad Samji. It is an official remake of the Tamil film Veeram. The movie stars the Megastar of the Hindi industry
, and one of the leading senior actors in the Telugu industry
in prominent roles; fans dearly call him "Venky mama." The trailer and songs of the film have already created a buzz among the audience for the stylish avatar of Salman Khan, which should please his devoted followers. Also, we get to see
in a cameo role, which is going to blast theatres for the audience's responses.
5. Ponniyin Selvan 1
PS 1, directed by
, a director who needs no introduction; the film is a historical drama based on a popular Tamil Novel. The film has many big Tamil stars like Vikram, Karthi and in lead roles, including actresses like Aishwarya Rai and Trisha. Everyone aced their roles. Films like these can be done only when there are cordial relations among actors, and it seems this star cast embraced it. Movie lovers are eagerly waiting to witness their favourite stars in more drama in part 2 of the film, which will release soon.
Virus is a Malayalam thriller film based on curbing the Nipah virus that broke in Kerala in 2018; the film has stellar Malayalam stars like
and Parvathi Thiruvothu in prominent roles who are known for their realistic acting skills. The film is a well-crafted drama with pure actors on board.
7. Bro Daddy
Bro Daddy is a Malayalam, breezy family drama starring Superstar of Malayalam cinema, Mohanlal, and Prithvi Raj Sukumaran, a leading actor known for his brilliant acting and unique cinema. Prithvi plays the son of Mohanlal, who is going to be a father and brother at the same time. The plot of the film conceives confusion comedy which tickles the funny bone. Mohanlal is as Charming as ever and perfect in lively and youthful character. Also, Prithvi played excellently along with Mohanlal. The father-and-son chemistry between the duo is adorable.
Vikram Vedha starring Hrithik Roshan and is an official remake Tamil film Vikram Vedha which has an engaging story. Hrithik plays a fierce gangster, and Saif a police officer whose character is Grey. The performances of both heroes were strong and impressed the masses with their impactful dialogues and mighty action sequences. Hrithik has an unmistakable swag, and Saif Ali Khan brought his own charisma to the character. The actors are unapologetically powerful and brilliant on screen. The background score hit the right chord and elevated the heroes; altogether, the duo made an excellent drama to enjoy.
Acharya is a Telugu movie. The film's protagonists are Megastar Chiranjeevi, a legendary senior actor in Tollywood and Ramcharan, who is well known after RRR. These actors are father-and-son in real life. Though the film was a big misfire because of a pale story and screenplay, watching the heroes together on screen was blissful and celebration for fans. Also father and son dancing together graciously was not disappointing. The scenes between them are exciting, and their performances make the film a bit bearable for the audience.
10. Thank God
Thank God is an interesting plot, which brought talented actors Siddharth Malhotra and
together; in this fantasy and funny drama, an egotistical real estate broker (Siddharth) encounters God(Ajay) after meeting with an accident, though the film has its setbacks, heroes complimented each other well and delivered a fantastic performance, it delivers a message or two about moving on from tragedies, being humane and importance of one's family. However, the extraordinary combo could have been more interesting if it had better writing of characters.