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It looks like the filmmakers have made our Sunday merrier as they dropped the new release dates of some big-budget films — Bunty Aur Babli 2, Prithviraj, Jayeshbhai Jordaar, Shamshera, ’83, Laal Singh Chaddha and Sooryavanshi. That’s right! These films were in the making for quite a long time; however, the COVID-19 pandemic only delayed the release date of these biggies. However, as the theatres are going to reopen from October 22, the production houses have now zeroed down on the perfect dates for the films. Going by their release dates, 2021 and 2022 will be a happening year.
Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Sharvari starrer Bunty Aur Babli 2 which is the sequel of the 2005 film will be releasing on November 19, 2021. The original film featured Rani, Abhishek Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan.
Announcing the new release date of Laal Singh Chaddha, Aamir Khan Productions mentioned, “We welcome the decision of the administration to allow cinemas to re-open from 22nd Oct. Due to the delays faced as a result of the pandemic, we will be unable to release our film Laal Singh Chaddha, this Christmas. We will now be releasing Laal Singh Chaddha on Valentine’s Day, 2022.” The film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Mona Singh.
Jayeshbhai Jordaar starring superstar Ranveer Singh and Arjun Reddy star Shalini Pandey will be releasing worldwide on February 25, 2022. The film is directed by Divyang Thakkar and produced by Maneesh Sharma. In the film, Ranveer essays the role of a Gujarati man who believes in equal rights between males and females in society.
Kabir Khan’s biographical film ’83 which is based on the life of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev will be releasing on Christmas 2021. The films stars Ranveer Singh who will play the titular role while his real-life wife Deepika Padukone will play his onscreen wife as well, as Romi Bhatia.
Speaking of Prithviraj, the magnum opus is based on the chronicles of Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan. The film is all set to release on 21 Jan 2022. It features Akshay Kumar as Prithviraj Chauhan, while Manushi Chhillar who makes her Hindi film debut will play his beloved wife Sanyogita. Helmed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, the film also stars Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, Ashutosh Rana, Sakshi Tanwar in pivotal roles.
Shamshera is a period drama which is directed by Karan Malhotra. The film is expected to hit the big screens on 18 March 2022. The movie stars Ranbir Kapoor with Vaani Kapoor while Sanjay Dutt portrays the role of the antagonist.