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‘Sooryavanshi’ looks for January-March 2021 release, ‘83’ set for Christmas

‘Sooryavanshi’ was initially scheduled to launch on March 24 and the Kabir Khan-directed ‘83’ was set to hit the cinema homes on April 10

Akshay Kumar’s action-drama “Sooryavanshi” is eyeing a theatrical launch window between January and March 2021, after being pushed from its deliberate Diwali opening, Reliance Leisure Group CEO Shibasish Sarkar mentioned on Monday.

The studio had introduced in June that the Rohit Shetty directorial will hit the theatres on Diwali, whereas their one other launch the sports activities drama “83”, fronted by Ranveer Singh, will arrive on Christmas.

“We are going to launch ‘Sooryavanshi’ on a future date, which we haven’t but determined. Akshay, Rohit and Reliance will resolve collectively on the brand new launch date ideally between January to March,” Sarkar mentioned.

Sarkar mentioned releasing “Sooryavanshi” on such a brief discover, after the Centre authorised reopening of cinema halls from October 15, was not potential. Therefore, the workforce determined to defer the movie, he added.

“Earlier we had made bulletins for the discharge of ‘Sooryavanshi’ on Diwali and ‘83’ on Christmas. Now releasing a movie in Diwali just isn’t sensible as some states nonetheless haven’t introduced opening up theatres and you’ll’t launch ‘Sooryavanshi’ with lower than one month promotion.

“For ‘83’, as of now it’s slated for a Christmas launch. (There’s) No change in that course of,” he mentioned.

“Sooryavanshi” was initially scheduled to launch on March 24 and the Kabir Khan-directed “83” was set to hit the cinema homes on April 10.

However each the flicks have been indefinitely postponed as a result of coronavirus pandemic, which led to the shutdown of theatres throughout the nation and in different components of the world.

“Sooryavanshi” is the fourth movie in Shetty’s cop universe after Ajay Devgn’s “Singham”, “Singham Returns”, and “Simmba”, starring Singh.

The movie is offered by Reliance Leisure and produced by Rohit Shetty Picturez in affiliation with Dharma Productions and Cape of Good Movies.

“83, which chronicles India’s first cricket World Cup win below the captaincy of Kapil Dev in 1983, additionally stars Hardy Sandhu, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiva, Saqib Saleem, Pankaj Tripathi and Deepika Padukone.

It’s produced by Khan, Vishnu Vardhan Induri, Madhu Mantena, Padukone and Sajid Nadiadwala and offered by Reliance Leisure.