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‘Looking Forward To 2024’: ‘Merry Christmas’ To ‘Jigra’ To ‘Devara’ – Thrillers You Can’t Miss

As we look forward to 2024, from ‘Merry Christmas’ to ‘Jigra’ to ‘Devara: Part 1’ to ‘Ulajh’ to ‘Yodha’ to ‘Operation Valentine’, here are a few thrillers which you cannot miss this year.

Merry Christmas Poster

Eyes gawked at the screen, pin-drop silence in the theatres, a bit of nail-biting, and lots of adrenaline rush are the perfect components of an engaging thriller movie. Over the years, audiences have enjoyed watching films that keep them on the edge of their seats, be it ‘Drishyam’, ‘Haseen Dillruba’, or ‘Animal’, that’s currently roaring its way into the minds and hearts of the viewers.

If you are lowkey a person who is obsessed with thrillers, then 2024 is the year for you. Let’s look at the films releasing in this year.


The film announcement of ‘Jigra’ came with cool visuals, making audiences super thrilled for Alia Bhatt’s next venture. The announcement featured one-of-a-kind artwork depicting the bond between a brother and a sister.


With Janhvi Kapoor wrapping up ‘Ulajh’, fans are even more excited to unravel the story of this young IFS officer belonging to a prominent family, who gets embroiled in a dangerous personal conspiracy while far from her home turf, in a career-defining post. Produced by Junglee Pictures, ‘Ulajh’ also features Gulshan Devaiah and Roshan Mathew in prominent roles. What makes this film special is Janhvi’s revelation of how the story of this movie is intertwined with her life.


This aerial action thriller has kept audiences eagerly awaiting to see more of Sidharth Malhotra in his rugged avatar. His first look created a buzz over the internet. Directed by debutant duo Pushkar Ojha and Sagar Ambre, Yodha is produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and Shashank Khaitan’s Mentor Disciple Films.

‘Operation Valentine’

An aerial action film based on true events – thrilling, isn’t it? Well, Varun Tej’s next, ‘Operation Valentine: Sky High Reveal’, is a patriotic, edge-of-the-seat entertainer that will showcase the indomitable spirits of the heroes on the frontlines starring Manushi Chhillar, who makes her Telugu debut. Produced by Sony Pictures International Productions and Sandeep Mudda of Renaissance Pictures, the film is directed by Shakti Pratap Singh Hada.

‘Devara: Part 1’

‘Devara: Part 1’ is an upcoming Pan-Indian film starring Jr. NTR and Janhvi Kapoor. Saif Ali Khan will once again reprise the role of the antagonist in this action-drama thriller written and directed by Koratala Siva.

‘Merry Christmas’

An intense thriller starring Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi, directed by Sriram Raghavan, is all set to make your winters merrier. Interestingly, each take was shot in two languages, as ‘Merry Christmas’ is a bilingual movie shot in Hindi as well as Tamil.

Untitled Supernational Thriller

Ajay Devgn, R Madhavan, and Jyotika are going to give you goosebumps this year. The film has been directed by Vikas Bahl. The film is yet to be named. As per reports, it is an edge-of-the-seat supernatural thriller. Janki Bodiwala will be making her debut with this film. The film will have a theatrical release on March 8.