Though there is no information on when cinema halls will reopen, the cinema chains have confirmed the most awaited films of the year will be festival releases, the Akshay Kumar-starrer “Sooryavanshi” and “83” starring Ranveer Singh. As per information, Sooryavanshi will hit theatres on Diwali and 83 will be a Christmas release.
“Exciting times ahead.. Gearing up to release Rohit Shetty’s ‘Sooryavanshi’ on Diwali and Kabir Khan’s ’83’ on Christmas this 2020!,” a tweet by popular cinema hall.
In Rohit Shetty’s “Sooryavanshi”, Akshay will be seen as ATS officer Veer Sooryavanshi on a lookout for terrorists planning a deadly strike on Mumbai. Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh will also reprise their roles of Singham and Simmba in cameos, to help Akshay bust the terror plot. Actress Katrina Kaif will be seen as Veer Sooryavanshi’s wife while Jackie Shroff plays the antagonist. “Sooryavanshi” also features Gulshan Grover, Abhimanyu Singh, Niharica Raizada, Sikandar Kher and Nikitin Dheer. The film is presented by Reliance Entertainment.
Directed by Kabir Khan, “83” narrates the story of India’s first-ever cricket World Cup victory in 1983. In the movie, Ranveer Singh stars as the underdog team’s captain Kapil Dev while Deepika Padukone plays Kapil’s wife Romi Dev. The film also features Pankaj Tripathi, Saqib Saleem, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Harrdy Sandhu, Ammy Virk, Jiiva, Sahil Khattar, Chirag Patil and Adinath Kothare in key roles.The covid-19 pandemic has led to zero revenues for the first time ever for theatre owners in country.