Box Office: ‘Sooryavanshi’ to release on Diwali & ’83’ this Christmas


With filmmakers gearing up for the re-opening of the economy, its been confirmed that two big ticket films have have had their release dates rescheduled.

PVR Cinemas tweeted earlier that Rohit Shetty’s ‘Sooryavanshi’ starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif, will hit cinemas on Diwali and Kabir Khan’s ’83’ starring Ranveer Singh, will release on Christmas 2020.

It tweeted, “Exciting times ahead.. Gearing up to release Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi on Diwali and Kabir Khan’s 83 on Christmas this 2020!.”

Meanwhile, Khan in a previous interview admitted that he had been offered staggering amounts of money for ’83’ to be released on digital platforms. He said, “83 is a film that has been envisioned and made to be experienced on the big screen and we are ready to wait for things to get normal and then release it in cinemas.”

It was confirmed on Monday that Hotstar will premiere seven Bollywood blockbusters directly on the platform – skipping a theatrical release. Some of the titles include ‘Laxmmi Bomb’, ‘Sadak 2’ and ‘Bhuj: The Pride of India’.