Looks like the dark cycle of delays hit the film industry across languages courtesy COVID-19 is slated to rear its ugly head once again as the new Omicron version. The first Bollywood film and generally the first Indian film to fall victim to it is Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur’s Jersey, an official remake of the original film starring Nani. Gowtham Tinnanuri, who directed the superhit Telugu original, has also directed its Hindi remake. The makers of Jersey released an official statement today, December 28, stating that the sports drama has been postponed, with no confirmation of the next release date.
“In view of the prevailing circumstances and the new COVID guidelines, we have decided to postpone the theatrical release of our film Jersey. We have received immense love from all of you so far and would like to thank you all for everything. Till then you all stay safe and healthy, and wish you all a very Happy New Year!! Team Jersey,” read the statement from the makers.
Looking at the scenario, with so much uncertainty about the future of cinema halls with the growing threat of Omicron version of COVID-19 – theaters in Delhi already shut and Maharashtra may soon follow suit – it is almost It’s like shooting yourself. Feet to release your film at this time. so, moment Shahid Kapoor And Mrinal Thakur Jersey release date was postponed, with many stories in the film going straight to OTT as it took a long time to release. However, how much truth is there in these speculations? Here’s what we know…
A well-established source in the industry has confirmed to BollywoodLife that under no circumstances is jersey The team is willing to wait until things turn around and a more conductive release date can be finalized for it to arrive on any OTT platform. Our source says that Team Jersey is super-confident about its product and is steadfast in its belief that it deserves the big screen treatment, is convinced that waiting is not an issue as the film does well at the box office. Will earn money, provided external circumstances do not interfere with its theatrical performance. Hence, there is no way for a digital release.
There you have it – Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur’s Jersey likely to release in theatres.
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