Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi’s mystery thriller Chehre, which was scheduled to release on April 24, will now open on July 17.
The thriller has been helmed by Rummy Jafry and produced by Anand Pandit.
Chehre has been moved from its earlier April release date, on a special request from Shoojit Sircar and Producer Ronnie Lahiri; the makers of Gulabo Sitabo, which also features the legendary Amitabh Bachchan.
Talking about the new release date, Pandit said, “Yes we have moved Chehre to July 17, upon a special request from the makers of Gulabo Sitabo. We have always had a fantastic association with Shoojit Sircar and Ronnie Lahiri, and seeing as it was mutually beneficial to not only all of us to give a good release window to these exciting movies, but also to Mr. Bachchan’s fans, we decided to now release ‘Chehre‘ on July 17.”
To this, producer Ronnie Lahiri of Rising Sun Films added, “Our film was ready and we were keen to release it in April. We share a great rapport with Anand Pandit and as the Chehre shoot was going on, we humbly requested him if we could release Gulabo Sitabo in April and he was gracious and kind enough to push the release date of Chehre.”
Chehre also features Rhea Chakraborty, Siddhanth Kapoor, Krystle D’souza, Raghubir Yadav, and Annu Kapoor. The film is produced by Anand Pandit Motion Pictures and Saraswati Entertainment Private Limited.