The release of two highly anticipated films of 2020: Kabir Khan's '83 and Rohit Shetty's Sooryavanshi was indefinitely postponed in the wake of the lockdown due to Coronavirus.
Fans were excited to watch these two big banner films, however, had to wait for a long time for the revised release dates. And finally, the wait is over!
Multiplexes have announced the release dates of the two films. While the lockdown is not yet lifted and cinema theatres are still shut, the statement announces the slots chosen by the makers.
As per the announcement, Rohit Shetty’s ‘Sooryavanshi’ starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif will have a Diwali release while Kabir Khan’s ‘83’ starring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone has booked slots for a Christmas release this year.
"Exciting times ahead.. Gearing up to release Rohit Shetty's Sooryavanshi on Diwali and Kabir Khan's 83 on Christmas this 2020!" read a tweet from PVR Cinemas.
So, mark your calendars as the wait is finally over!
Speaking of '83, Kabir Khan's directorial is a sports drama film that traces India’s historic Cricket World Cup win in 1983 and is one of the most awaited films.
The multi starrer film will see Ranveer Singh in the lead essaying the role of Kapil Dev and Deepika Padukone as Romi Dev. The film also stars Hardy Sandhu, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Saqib Saleem, Pankaj Tripathi among others.
Meanwhile, Rohit Shetty's Sooryavanshi the film was initially slated to release on 24 March 2020, but the release has been postponed owing to the coronavirus scare. The highly anticipated action film also features Katrina Kaif as the female lead and marks the reunion of Kat with Akki after nine years. The film also stars Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn in a cameo role.