Directed by: Shoojit Sircar
Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Nalneesh Neel, Mayank Kumar Mishra
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release Date: 17 April 2020
Running Time: –
Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana to star together in Shoojit Sircar’s quirky family comedy Gulabo Sitabo.
Gulabo Sitabo is an upcoming 2020 Indian family comedy-drama film directed by Shoojit Sircar, produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar, and written by Juhi Chaturvedi. Set in Lucknow, it stars Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana. Eponymous glove puppet characters, Gulabo and Sitabo are from Uttar Pradesh, their story is full of local humor and songs, depicting day-to-day struggle of common man. The film is scheduled for release on 17 April 2020.
In May 2019, in an interview Shoojit Sircar informed that Juhi Chaturvedi and he worked on the script. He also revealed Chaturvedi came up with a quirky story. He said, “As soon as I read the script, I shared it with Mr Bachchan and Ayushmann at the same time. I thought it would take some time to develop and take it forward, but everyone was so enthusiastic to work on this script, they figured out their dates and here we are…” He further informed that the title of the film is a colloquial term used in Lucknow.
Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana were cast for the lead roles, making it their first film together. The filming began in the third week of June 2019 in Lucknow.
The first look of Amitabh Bachchan from the film, a quirky teaser poster was presented on 21 June. The film is scheduled for release on 17 April 2020.
The release date of the film was initially announced for 24 April 2020, but was then preponed to 28 February and later postponed to 17 April. The film will be released on 17 April 2020.
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