Akshay Kumar's Sooryansham is slated to release on Diwali, 83 to be a Christmas release.
After being delayed due to the COVID 19 pandemic, Sooryavanshi and 83 will release on Diwali and Christmas this year, respectively.
Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi and Kabir Khan’s 83, two of the biggest releases of the year, were pushed due to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic which caused the shutdown of theatres all over the country. Now, PVR Pictures has announced new release dates for them -- Sooryavanshi will hit the theatres on Diwali 2020, while 83 will open on Christmas 2020.
“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 PVR Cinemas read.
Exciting times ahead.. Gearing up to release Rohit Shetty's Sooryavanshi on Diwali and Kabir Khan's 83 on Christmas this 2020! pic.twitter.com/JojLypeiro— P V R C i n e m a s (@_PVRCinemas) June 30, 2020
Sooryavanshi, the latest in Rohit Shetty’s cop franchise, features Akshay Kumar as anti-terror squad chief ACP Veer Sooryavanshi. Starring Katrina Kaif as the leading lady, the film will also have special appearances by Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh as Inspector Bajirao Singham and Inspector Sangram Bhalerao aka Simmba, respectively.
83, meanwhile, will tell the story of how Team India created history by winning the ICC Cricket World Cup for the first time in 1983. Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone will be seen as former captain Kapil Dev and his wife Romi Bhatia. The film also features an ensemble cast, including Pankaj Tripathi, Boman Irani, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Saqib Saleem, Harrdy Sandhu and Ammy Virk.
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