After seven months since COVID-19 lockdown was imposed across the country, cinema halls and multiplexes in various parts of the nation are now all set to reopen from October 15 as per the new Unlock 5 guidelines. Amid this, Amazon Prime has announced a new slate of 9 films which will premiere directly on its digital platform.
This includes Varun Dhawan- Sara Ali Khan's Coolie No 1, Bhumi Pednekar's Durgavati and Rajkummar Rao-Nushrat Bharucha's Chhalaang. Read on to know the release date of these films.
Cast: Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan
Release Date: December 25, 2020
The David Dhawan directorial is a remake of Govinda-Karisma Kapoor's 1995 film by the same name. Talking about why he chose to do this film, Varun had earlier shared, "It is one of the funniest and most entertaining films I have ever watched. It has an amazing screenplay and starred brilliant actors. We are adapting it. It is not a remake. I just want to try and bring that kind of fun back. That is why my father is also ready to do it. He has changed a lot of things. He has challenged himself also. He is the only one who knows the sur for this kind of film."
Cast: Bhumi Pednekar, Arshad Warsi
Release Date: December 11, 2020
The film directed by Ashok, is presented by Akshay Kumar and Bhushan Kumar. According to reports, Durgavati is the Hindi remake of Anushka Shetty's Telugu horror film Bhaagamathie. "It's a very new narrative and a new story for me. I am carrying the entire film on my shoulders for the first time and really amazing people are associated with this film, so it's going really well," Bhumi Pednekar was earlier quoted as saying.
Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Nushrat Bharucha
Release Date: November 13, 2020
Helmed by Hansal Mehta, Chhalaang is a social comedy which revolves around a hilarious yet inspirational journey of a PT Master from a semi government-funded school in Northern India.