Padmavati Effect: Fukrey Release Preponed To Its Original Release Date
After Sanjay Leela Bhansali‘s magnum opus Padmavati was postponed from its original date of December 1, the upcoming movies have been affected in one way or the other for sure. One such film is Farhan Akhtar–Ritesh Sidhwani‘s Fukrey Returns, which is a sequel to 2013’s sleeper hit Fukrey, which has preponed its release to December 8.
Initially, the makers were supposed to release the film on December 15 since they did not want to clash with the big budget film Padmavati. But now that Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor starrer has been postponed due to several controversies, Fukrey Return reverts to its original release date. Producer Ritesh Sidhwani took to his Twitter handle to share an innovative poster and announce the original release date – December 8th 2017. Making light of the current affairs, the Fukra’s are seen serving their head on a platter taking a pun.
In a new poster, announcing its release date, the Fukra’s aka Hunny, Choocha, Zafar, and Lali are seen offering their heads on a plate and bagging the release date of December 8th. Fukrey Returns is a sequel to 2013’s sleeper hit Fukrey that showcases Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Ali Fazal, Manjot Singh, a gang of unemployed youngsters who indulge in a series of ‘Jugaads’ to earn a quick buck. Their actions lead them to a face-off with the badass Bholi Punjaban aka Richa Chadda. ALSO READ: (Rinku And Kiran Karmarkar’s Marriage In Trouble)
— Ritesh Sidhwani (@ritesh_sid) November 21, 2017
Fukrey Returns revisits the storyline with an additional twist with Choocha having futuristic visions, that lead to a series of hilarious events to unfold. The sequel also marks the return of Richa Chadha’s notorious character Bholi Punjaban, as she sets out to take revenge from the Fukra’s. Fukrey Returns is co-produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani under the banner of Excel Entertainment and will be directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, the film is set to release on 8th December, 2017. The film will now release as per their original date of December 8th, 2017, as the date serves as a free release run. Watch this space for more updates.