Akshay Kumar-starrer Sooryavanshi not releasing on Diwali


By: PTI | Mumbai |

October 1, 2020 9:29:22 pm

Sooryavanshi is the fourth movie in Rohit Shetty’s cop universe after Ajay Devgn’s Singham, Singham Returns and Ranveer-starrer Simmba. (Photo: Reliance Entertainment)

Superstar Akshay Kumar’s much-awaited motion characteristic Sooryavanshi will not be releasing on Diwali, Reliance Entertainment Group CEO Sibashish Sarkar mentioned on Thursday. The studio had introduced in June this 12 months that the movie will hit the theatres on Diwali, whereas their one other launch Ranveer Singh’s 83 will arrive on Christmas. Though the theatres are nonetheless shut throughout the nation, they’re anticipated to reopen from October 15 after the Union Home Ministry permitted cinemas and multiplexes to renew operations with as much as 50 per cent of their seating capability.

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting shall be issuing a typical working process (SOP) for cinemas quickly. Sarkar is proud of the federal government’s determination however he’s nonetheless uncertain whether or not all of the theatres shall be operational by October 15.

Given the uncertainty, Sarkar mentioned it’s not virtually doable to launch Sooryavanshi on Diwali.

“One thing is clear, we are not releasing any film on Diwali. No other decision has been taken. It is not possible to release a film on Diwali now. As of now, all cinema houses are not opening from October 15. Even if it opens on November 1, how can you release a film in 10 or 15 days notice period?” he instructed PTI.

He mentioned the makers are but to take a name on the brand new launch date of the Rohit Shetty-directed movie.

“We are not sure whether we will change both Sooryavanshi or 83 or we will just shift one film. It is definitely clear December to March is the time (to release films), this is the realistic timeline,” he added.

Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty, was initially scheduled to launch on March 24 and Kabir Khan-helmed 83 was set to hit the cinema homes on April 10. But each the flicks have been indefinitely postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, which led to theatres shutdown throughout the nation and in different components of the world.

Sooryavanshi is the third movie in Shetty’s cop universe after Ajay Devgn’s Singham and Ranveer-starrer Simmba. The movie is offered by Reliance Entertainment and produced by Rohit Shetty Picturez in affiliation with Dharma Productions and Cape of Good Films.

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