This year was the year of comebacks, when popular stars from the past made comebacks on silver screen. With Sanjay Dutt returning as a father in Bhoomi, and Bobby Deol once again sharing screen space with elder brother Sunny Deol in Poster Boys, this year has been the year of comebacks.
Here is a look at popular Bollywood celebs who returned to the big screen after a hiatus.
Sanjay Dutt – Bhoomi
Last Bollywood film: PK in 2014
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt made a stunning comeback on screen with the film Bhoomi, in which he played
Aditi Rao Hydari’s father. Although the movie failed to garner attention, but the actor was in talks because of his comeback.
Govinda – Aa Gaya Hero
Last Bollywood film: Happy Ending in 2014
The funny actor of 90’s Govinda also returned to silver screen after a short sabbatical of three years in the film Aa Gaya Hero.
Bobby Deol – Poster Boys
Last Bollywood film: Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 in 2013
Bobby Deol took a long break of almost five years before returning to the silver screen with Poster Boys. He was seen alongside his brother Sunny Deol in the movie. The film was produced by Shreyas Talpade.
Sridevi – Mom
Last Bollywood film: English Vinglish in 2012
Iconic actress Sridevi, also known as the original Hawa Hawai girl also made her re-entry into Bollywood with Mom. She was last seen in the film English Vinglish in the year 2012.
Sohail Khan – Tubelight
Last Bollywood film: Veer in 2010
Sohail Khan’s character in Tubelight was loved by everyone. He played Salman Khan’s onscreen brother in the film and an army person. Although, he has been active behind the camera, but it was after almost seven years that he appeared in front of the camera.
Akshaye Khanna – Ittefaq
Last Bollywood film: Gali Gali Chor Hai in 2012
Akshaye Khanna stole the limelight with his appearance on Sonakshi Sinha, Sidharth Malhotra starrer Ittefaq. He also played a small role in 2016 release Dishoom.
Manisha Koirala – Dear Maya
Last Bollywood film: Bhoot Returns in 2012
Manisha Koirala, who was once the reigning beauty of Bollywood, is seen in films every now and then. However, she took a long break of almost five years this time before returning to screens.