Shahid Kapoor-starrer Jersey has been postponed one more time. Though many trade insiders consider the sports-drama’s conflict with Yash’s upcoming KGF: Chapter 2 and Vijay’s Beast in the identical weekend compelled crew Jersey to take the step, no official purpose has been given for the postponement.
Shahid had stated it was a festive weekend (Good Friday) and therefore a ‘prudent’ time for all the films. Speaking about blocking April 14 because the movie’s release date, the actor informed India Today earlier than the postponement, “It’s a big holiday. A lot of big films can be released on a holiday and I think Beast is largely for a different market. And KGF 2 is an action film. We are very much a family film. So, the genres are very different.”
Shahid additional stated that the release of 2-3 movies on the identical vacation weekend isn’t uncommon for the Indian field workplace. “It’s always good to have more films during the holidays because people are stepping out more,” he added.
Shahid’s co-star in Jersey, actor Mrunal Thakur, additionally believed that the pandemic left the viewers craving for large display experiences. “We are really spoiling our audience for choices,” she stated. Jersey is a Bollywood remake of the Telugu hit by the identical title starring Nani. It was beforehand set to be launched on December 31, 2021, however acquired postponed as a result of rising Covid-19 instances.
Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, and offered by Allu Arvind, the movie will now come out in theatres on April 22.