With Akshay Kumar’s ‘Sooryavanshi’ eyeing a release in April, it seems Reliance Entertainment is keen to release its cricket drama ’83’ starring Ranveer Singh in June.
According to PinkVilla, the makers of ’83’ are contemplating two release dates in June – 11th and 25th June. A source told the publication, “While Sooryavanshi is eyeing at an April 2 release, the team of ’83 is contemplating on two dates at present – June 11 and June 25. While the latter is the day when India won the world cup in 1983, the former is the first Friday post the IPL, which has conventionally become a lucrative window for a film’s release.”
The source added, “Both the films were ready for a theatrical release much before a lockdown was announced, and hence, they are looking at getting similar terms of release for both films. However, Reliance has clearly conveyed to the exhibitors that the terms of release for all the films after Sooryavanshi and ’83, will go back closer to the pre-covid days.”
Concluding this, the source said, “Apart from that, Ramazan begins from the second week of April, and the Eid release slot is already occupied by two films. The Hollywood biggie, Fast and Furious 9 might release two weeks after Eid, and the IPL qualifiers and finals are also slated to take place in the same week. Hence, the release gets automatically pushed to the month of June. Everything depends on the terms of release given by the national chains to Sooryavanshi.”
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