Not Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathan, Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chillar’s Prithviraj to release on Diwali 2021

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There is no doubt that Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chillar’s period drama Prithviraj is one of the most awaited movies for the year. In the film, Akshay will be seen playing the role of a warrior, Prithviraj Chouhan. Former Miss World Manushi Chillar will be seen making her big-screen debut with the film. In the film, she will play the role of Sanyogita. After a long wait, the fans can now rejoice because the film is all set to release in theatres on November 5, 2021. Prithviraj promises to be a Diwali bumper release for fans. Earlier, it was speculated that Shah Rukh Khan‘s Pathan might get a Diwali release. But with this announcement, YRF has set the record straight.

Shah Rukh Khan started shooting for Pathan recently and his look from the sets had found its way on the internet. Fans of Shah Rukh Khan have been waiting impatiently for the announcement of his next film and with no trace even this announcement, they are a tad bit disappointed. Apart from this, YRF also announced the release date for four other films including Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, Shamshera, Jayeshbhai Jordaar, and Bunty Aur Babli 2. Coming to Prithviraj, the film will star Akshay in a never-seen-before look.

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The actor will be seen romancing Manushi and the fresh pairing has got fans excited. Manushi is amongst the few who is making her debut after her beauty pageant win. Earlier, Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sushmita Sen among others took the same path. Speaking of Prithviraj, Akshay had earlier said. “It is truly an honour that I will be playing the role of one of the most fearless and courageous kings of India, Prithviraj Chauhan. As a nation, we should always celebrate our heroes and immortalise what they did to propagate the values that Indians lived by. Prithviraj is our attempt to bring to light his .”

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