After almost 18 months of wait, Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif are bringing back the magic of cinema by releasing their much-anticipated film Sooryavanshi. The Rohit Shetty-directorial will be the first film to release in theatres in Maharashtra after the second wave of COVID-19. The state government has permitted theatres to reopen from October 22. Sooryavanshi will be debuting exclusively in theatres on November 5.
Making Diwali dhamakedar, quite literally, Akshay along with Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh announced Sooryavanshi's release date. In a video shared on social media, the actors promised to bring back the magic of watching films on the big screen that was missing due to the pandemic. Sharing the video, Akshay wrote, "Interval hua khatam, now it’s showtime! #Sooryavanshi releasing this Diwali, 5th November at a cinema near you. Come celebrate with us."
Akshay's previous film, BellBottom release in theatres in several states but not in Maharashtra.
Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit, is about an Anti-Terrorism Squad officer named Veer Sooryavanshi. Ajay and Ranveer will be seen as Singham and Simmba. The film is produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, Bhushan Kumar's T-Series, Rohit's Rohit Shetty Picturez and Akshay's Cape of Good Films.