Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana’s Gulabo Sitabo to release in April 2020
Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana’s Gulabo Sitabo’s release date has been revealed.Updated: Jun 07, 2019 14:19 IST
Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana’s upcoming film Gulabo Sitabo will release on April 24 next year.The film, directed by Shoojit Sircar, was earlier suppose to hit the theatres in November this year.
The movie, set in Lucknow, is billed as a quirky family comedy, penned by Sircar’s long time collaborator Juhi Chaturvedi. They have worked together on Vicky Donor, Piku and his last directorial venture October.
Sircar said he and Chaturvedi were working on this script for some time and are glad everything fell in place with the two actors. “... As we all know when Juhi comes up with a story it has her trademark quirk in it. As soon as I read it I was extremely excited and shared it with Ronnie, my dear friend and producer and to both Mr Bachchan and Ayushmann at the same time. “I thought it would take some time to develop and proceed but everyone including the duo were so enthusiastic to do this script, that they figured their dates and here we are, planning to release it this year,” the director said in a statement.
Gulabo Sitabo is a fun colloquial metaphor used by the locals, he added. Khurrana said it is a dream come true for him to be finally working with Bachchan, his idol.
“It’s really a surreal moment for me. It’s a moment that I have always wished for ever since the time I wanted to become an actor but now that I’m going to finally act with him, I think it’s going to be extremely overwhelming for me.
“It’s a real honour for me as an actor to be able to go through this experience and an incredibly proud moment as an artiste that Shoojit da thought of taking me in this film that has an icon like Bachchan sir. I’m excited to start this journey and become a better actor in the process,” the Badhaai Ho said in a statement to PTI.
Khurrana teams up with Sircar after the 2012 hit Vicky Donor, which was the actor’s debut in Bollywood. Sircar has previously directed Bachchan in Piku. Gulabo Sitabo is produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar.
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First Published: Jun 07, 2019 14:19 IST