Makers of Bell Bottom recently clarified the news reports stating, Akshay Kumar starter Bell Bottom releasing on the OTT platform giving a miss to a theatrical release owing to the second wave of COVID-19. As reported in Hindustan Times, Huma Qureshi, who is also part of Bell Bottom, has little hope to see the movie release on the big screen when theatres open. Sharing that she feels blessed to be part of this film, she spoke about her experience of shooting the film amidst the pandemic and why she hopes that film should release in theatre.
She said, “I feel very blessed to be part of Bell Bottom.” Adding further Huma said it was one of a kind experience to shoot in a foreign land amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and credited the team for the efforts they put in and made it happen. “I was very thrilled and pleasantly surprised when the makers called and said they’ll be going and shooting outside India. Hats off to the whole team, who really put this together,” add Huma.
Speaking about the passion that team worked on and not knowing when the theatres will open and so on, she said, “All of went with the jazbaa that the whole world is on shutdown mode, and there are a lot of uncertainties like when will the theatres reopen, when will we get to shoot again and how.”
The Leila actress said, “All of us, the actors and crew went ahead with a feeling that we want to complete this film. It was the first in the world to be shot (and completed) at that point in time, amid the pandemic. I can’t wait for it to release soon and hopefully on the big screen.” ALSO READ: Bell Bottom: Akshay Kumar Starrer Up For Direct-To-Web Release?; Makers In Talks With OTT Platform
The actress is also looking forward to her Hollywood debut, the film is said to be premiering on the web. ALSO READ: Bell Bottom Producers Quash Speculations About The Release Of Akshay Kumar Starrer; Issue A Statement
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