Yash Raj Films Announces Release Dates for ‘Bunty Aur Babli 2’, ‘Prithviraj’, ‘Jayeshbhai Jordaar’ and ‘Shamshera’

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Yash Raj Films (YRF) has revealed its worldwide theatrical release dates of four of its silver screen marquee titles. 

After the Maharashtra government announced theatres will be opening across the state, India’s biggest production house, YRF has confirmed its slate of upcoming titles.

Taking to social media, the production giant shared a list of its marquee movies with details of confirmed actors and release dates for the following: Bunty Aur Babli 2, Prithviraj, Jayeshbhai Jordaar and Shamshera.

Providing further details about the four films in a press statement, YRF said Bunty Aur Babli 2, is “an out and out family entertainer” starring Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Siddhant Chaturvedi and debutant Sharvari – set to release worldwide on November 19, 2021. Bunty Aur Babli 2, directed by Varun V. Sharma (who worked as an Assistant Director in YRF’s biggest blockbusters Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai), will introduce an “incredibly fresh” pair of Siddhant and Sharvari as the new talented conmen Bunty Aur Babli. The film also reunites Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukerji and will present them as the original Bunty Aur Babli in the film.

Prithviraj, YRF’s “first historical” promises to be a “visual extravaganza” and is set to release worldwide on January 21, 2022. It stars Akshay Kumar as the legendary King Prithviraj Chauhan and is based on the “life and heroism of the fearless and mighty king who fought valiantly against the merciless Muhammad of Ghor”. Manushi Chhillar will make her Bollywood debut in this big screen spectacle and plays the role of Prithviraj’s beloved Princess Sanyogita. Sanjay Dutt and Sonu Sood also star in pivotal roles – in this project that has been directed by the acclaimed film-maker Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi.

Jayeshbhai Jordaar, stars Ranveer Singh and is set to release worldwide on February 25, 2022. Directed by debutant writer-director Divyang Thakkar, Jayeshbhai Jordaar is a “humorous family entertainer” set in Gujarat and Ranveer will play the role of a Gujarati man. Jayeshbhai is the unlikely hero who will be seen “championing the cause of women empowerment in the most entertaining way of story-telling”. The film also stars the talented Shalini Pandey, who debuts for the big screen in the Hindi film industry opposite Ranveer.

Ranbir Kapoor starrer Shamshera, which has been directed by Karan Malhotra, is set to release worldwide on March 18, 2022. Ranbir has been paired opposite Vaani Kapoor in this action spectacle. Shamshera will present Ranbir in a never-before-seen avatar and Sanjay Dutt will play his “merciless nemesis” in this adrenaline-pumping entertainer.