Finally, some news from the theatre industry for which we all were waiting. Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi and Ranveer Singh’s sports drama 83 will have a theatrical release.
Although we still don’t know when the theatres will start working again. One thing is confirmed that most awaited films of the year will have a festival release. Sooryavanshi will hit theaters on Diwali and 83 will be a Christmas release.
Reliance Entertainment Group CEO Shibashish Sarkar was quoted as saying, “Yes, both Sooryavanshi and 83 are confirmed for Diwali and Christmas, respectively. We are committed to bring both Sooryavanshi and 83 in theaters whenever the exhibitors are open and whenever the audiences feel safe and comfortable to come back to cinemas. We feel and we hope that by Diwali and Christmas, the situation will be normal.”
Helmed by Kabir Khan, 83 was scheduled to release on April 10, but the film got indefinitely postponed.
While Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi, yet another was scheduled to release on March 27, but got postponed due to the spread of coronavirus.