After Ravi Teja's Khiladi, Acharya, Naga Chaitanya's Love Story, and Rana Daggubati's Virata Parvam, actor Adivi Sesh starrer Major is the latest film to postpone the release of their film. Initially, the film was slated to have a multi-lingual release across the nation on July 2nd, 2021 in theaters, however, given the current scenario the makers have, decided to wait until the situation gets back to normal. A new release date is yet to be announced by the team, but it is most likely to be later.
The makers of Major made an official announcement for the deferring of release saying, "We are living in unprecedented times and we hope you all are following all the safety protocols and staying safe. Our film Major, which was originally scheduled for a worldwide theatrical release on 2nd July, is now postponed to a later date: We will announce the new release date once things are back to normal. Times are tough but so are we. - Team Major".
Adivi Sesh who plays martyr Sandeep Unnikrishnan in the film also took to his Instagram account and wrote, "Major The Film will be my PROUDEST moment. So Let's celebrate when times get better. Safer. Maamulga undadhu. I Promise #JaiHind IN THEATERS. Will let you know the date!
Major is one of the most anticipated films of the year based on real-life heroes, Sandeep Unnikrishnan, the NSG commando who rescued hostages in the Mumbai 26/11 terrorist attack. The film is shot in Hindi and Telugu simultaneously and was also announced to release in Malayalam, widening the scope of reach amongst the diverse sectors of the audience.
Earlier, the makers of Major had released the teaser on April 12, tracing the varied dimensions of Sandeep Unnikrishnan's life, from his childhood, teenage to his glorious years in the army. Celebrating the heroics of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, Major not only depicts his death but embraces the spirit with which he lived.
Major stars Adivi Sesh, Saiee Manjrekar, Sobhita Dhulipala in leading roles. Directed by Sashi Kiran Tikka, the film is produced by Sony Pictures Films India in association with Mahesh Babu's GMB Entertainment and A+S movies.
Image source: Instagram/adivisesh
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