Happy New Year is an upcoming 2014 Bollywood action comedy-drama film directed by Farah Khan and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment. The film has an ensemble cast which includes, Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah, Sonu Sood and Jackie Shroff. The film will be distributed worldwide by Yash Raj Films.
This will be the third collaboration of Khan with the director; they previously worked on Main Hoon Na (2004) and Om Shanti Om (2007), the latter of which also featured Padukone as the female lead. The promos of the film revealed that it belongs to a new genre of musical heist. The film is scheduled to be released on Diwali, 24 October 2014, in three different languages: Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
- Shahrukh Khan as Chandramohan Sharma/Charlie
- Deepika Padukone as Mohini Joshi
- Abhishek Bachchan as Nandu Bhide
- Sonu Sood as Jagmohan Prakash
- Boman Irani as Temhton Irani
- Vivaan Shah as Rohan Singh
- Jackie Shroff as Charan Grover