COVID-19: Sooryavanshi Movie Release date postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak

“Sooryavanshi”, an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action film directed by Rohit Shetty, written by Yunus Sajawal and produced by Hiroo Yash Johar, Aruna Bhatia, Apoorva Mehta and Rohit Shetty, was expected to hit the big screens on Tuesday, 24th of March 2020.

However, the release of the film has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak, keeping in mind the safety and health concerns of the audience. The new release date of the film Sooryavanshi is yet to be announced.

The above news has been confirmed by the director Rohit Shetty on his social media account.


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Sooryavanshi is an experience that we have created for you with over a year of dedication and hard work, and the response we received for its trailer was nothing less than electrifying and made it clear that this film truly belongs to its audience… We have been as excited as you are to present the film to you and your family, but due to the recent outburst of the COVID – 19 (Coronavirus), we, the makers, have decided to postpone the release of your film Sooryavanshi, keeping in mind the health and safety of our beloved audience… And therefore, Sooryavanshi will be back for you just when the time is right… After all, safety comes first… Until then, keep the excitement alive, take good care of yourself and stay strong… We shall pull through this… -Team SOORYAVANSHI

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Sooryavanshi is the fourth installment of Shetty’s cop drama, featuring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. The film co-stars Gulshan Grover, Abhimanyu Singh, Niharica Raizada, Jackie Shroff, Sikandar Kher, Nikitin Dheer and Vivan Bhatena, while Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh reprise their roles of Singham and Simmba from the franchise’s previous films.

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