Celebrated filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has confirmed that Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Sanju’ will be released on April 24 but will not be released during the IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderbad. Refuting news of its release during an IPL match on April 24, Hirani said:
It is not a correct news that it is going to be released during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match. As far as I understand, we are launching the teaser before that. "It will be in the morning of April 24. In the evening, it will be shown during the IPL match.Earlier, there were reports that the teaser will be shown during the IPL match and in the presence of Ranbir and Sanjay on the Cricket live show on Star Sports. Hirani clarified the reports while interacting with media on Friday along with Subhash Ghai at the 5th Veda session organized by Whistling Woods International Film Institute which is an institute owned and founded by Subhash Ghai. When asked whether "Sanju" would help to re-establish Ranbir again, the "3 Idiots" and "PK" director said:
He was always a Superstar. He never went away. "He is fantastic actor and I really enjoyed working with him and in future, I would love to work with him again on a film.“Sanju” is a biographical drama which is going to depict actor Sanjay Dutt’s life journey and Ranbir will play the role of Sanjay Dutt. The movie is written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film is all set to release on June 29. Follow this space for more updates.