Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar’s forthcoming film Gulabo Sitabo will feature Shehansha of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan and megastar Ayushmann Khurrana sharing the screen will hit the theatres on 24th April 2020.
Rising Sun Films’ tweeted on Friday “Ab #GulaboSitabo ki Jodi aarahi hai April 24, 2020 ko (now Gulabo Sitabo's pair will arrive on April 24, 2020).”
The film which will be directed by Sircar, the Rising Sun Films production was previously scheduled to release in November 2019.
Shoojit Sircar is collaborating with screenwriter Juhi Chaturvedi after working on October (2018). Shoojit said “Juhi and I have been working on this script for quite some time...and as we all know, when Juhi comes up with a story it has her trademark quirk in it.”
The two have made several films together like Vicky Donor (2012), Piku (2015), and October (2018). All the films did pretty well at the box office.
He also added “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.”
Shoojit Sircar was of the opinion that the film might take some more time to develop and proceed. He said “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.”
He further added “After Piku and Vicky Donor, I had been wanting to work with Mr Bachchan and Ayushmann on an equally quirky script so this fell perfectly in place.”
Talking about his upcoming film, Shoojit said that the story is based in Lucknow and Gulabo Sitabo is a fun idiomatic metaphor which is used by the local people of Lucknow.
Other than this, Ayushmann Khurrana is also prepping for the release of his film ‘Article-15’. The film will release on 28th June.