Mumbai, July 28, 2021: The covid-19 pandemic is continuing to disturb the release schedule of Indian films. If there was no covid-19 second wave, some of the big stars' movies would have been released by now including KGF: Chapter 2, Bell Bottom, Sooryavanshi, Radhe Shyam, among others.
However, as the situation is improving day by day, some of the films are gearing up for release in theaters. Akshay Kumar's Bell Bottom was announced for July 28 release (today), and now, it will reportadly be releasing on August 19 in 3D. Meanwhile, Yash starrer highly awaited, KGF: Chapter 2 is now eyeing December 2021 release, for which, the official announcement will be made soon.
After July 16 release was wiped out due to the closer of cinemas, KGF 2 was said to be releasing on September 9. However, as some of the Hollywood biggies are planning to release in the August and September window, also the possibility of the third wave around this time, the makers of Prasanth Neel directorial thought of releasing the movie in December as best possible release window.
On the other hand, Prabhas and Pooja Hegde's period romantic film, Radhe Shyam, was all set for a grand theatrical release on July 30. However, it is now learnt that the big-budget bonanza will arrive on Sankranthi 2022. The new release date of Radhe Shyam is expected to be announced on July 30. A few days of shoot is still left and the post-production will also take some time, so the Sankranthi 2022 festival seems to be on for Radha Krishna Kumar's directorial.
If reports are to be believed, Sankranthi 2022 may witness a mega box office clash of Telugu biggies. Mahesh Babu's Sarkaru Vaari Paata and Pawan Kalyan - Rana Daggubati's movie have already been booked for the festive release while F3 and Radhe Shyam also aiming the same window. It will be interesting to see what the future brings to the table.