'Bunty Aur Babli 2' postponed, new release date to be announced later

New Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Mar 25, 2021, 07:35 PM IST


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The film stars Saif Ali Khan, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Rani Mukerji and debutante Sharvari.

The release date of Aditya Chopra`s upcoming Bollywood production `Bunty Aur Babli 2` has been postponed due to a rise in COVID-19 cases.

The new release date will be announced later by the makers.Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news on Twitter on Thursday. He tweeted, "#BreakingNews: #BuntyAurBabli2 - which was scheduled to release in *cinemas* on 23 April 2021 - has been postponed.. #YRF will announce the new release date later. #SaifAliKhan, #RaniMukerji, #SiddhantChaturvedi #Sharvari."


In what is being dubbed as the second wave of COVID-19, new restrictions and lockdowns are being implemented in certain parts of the country, most notably in Maharashtra. Owing to this, `Bunty Aur Babli 2` producer Aditya Chopra has decided to postpone the release of the film.`Bunty Aur Babli 2`, produced by Yash Raj Films, was earlier set to release on April 23.

The film stars Saif Ali Khan, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Rani Mukerji. The cast also includes debutante Sharvari. `Bunty Aur Babli 2` is a sequel to the 2005 hit film `Bunty Aur Babli`, starring Rani alongside Abhishek Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan.

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Saif and Rani were a blockbuster jodi as they delivered big hits like `Hum Tum` and `Ta Ra Rum Pum` and were celebrated as a pair to watch out for given their infectious chemistry.