Sarbjit to release a day earlier than scheduled
Mary Kom fame director Omung Kumar’s much-awaited biographical drama film Sarbjit, starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Randeep Hooda and Richa Chadha in the lead, will release on May 19 - a day before it was scheduled to hit the screens.
The film’s director shared the new release date on Twitter.
“#Sarbjit to release on May 19 @RandeepHooda @#AishwaryaRaiBachchan @Vanita_ok @RichaChadha_ @DarshanKumaar @SandeepSinghOne,” he tweeted. The film is based on the life of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian farmer who was convicted of terrorism and spying in Pakistan afer he inadvertently crossed the border.
Sarbjit will see Randeep playing the title role while Richa will be seen essaying the role of his wife Sukhpreet Kaur.
The film will be narrated through the perspective of Sarabjit Singh’s sister Dalbir Kaur, played by Aishwarya. Aishwarya’s last release was Jazbaa in which she played the role of a mother who fought against all odds to save her daughter. The movie also starred Irrfan Khan, Shabana Azmi and Atul Kulkarni in pivotal roles.