Akshay Kumar starrer Sooryavanshi is an action film directed by Rohit Shetty. The film is the fourth installment of Shetty’s Cop Universe and stars Akshay Kumar as Anti-Terrorism Squad chief DCP Veer Sooryavanshi. Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh in extended cameo appearances reprise their roles of Singham and Simmba from the franchise’s previous films.
Initially locked for theatrical release on 24 March 2020, Sooryavanshi were postponed several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic in India. The release date of film has been postponed indefinitely due to rise in COVID-19 cases and lockdown in Maharashtra.
Akshay Kumar today released a statement that read, “I’m humbled at the excitement and eagerness of my fans regarding the release of Sooryavanshi and Bell Bottom, and want to thank them from the bottom of my heart for all their love.”
He further clarified saying, “However, at this point, it is purely speculative to say that both films will release on Independence Day. The producers of both films are working out the release dates and will make announcements at the right time.”
On the 1st of May, Pooja Entertainment, the producers of Akshay Kumar starrer Bell Bottom had also clarified through a statement that read, “”Pooja Entertainment would like to quash all speculation in some sections of the media regarding the release of our upcoming film “Bellbottom”. Any announcement regarding the impending release of the film will be made by Pooja Entertainment at the opportune time.”
It further stressed that, “Nobody other than Pooja Entertainment has the mandate to make any statements with regards to any development with the film. We would like to request the media to support us as you always have and refrain from publishing any information that is not officially communicated by us. Stay safe and mask up. Our prayers with one and all.”