One of the producers of the movie ‘Shorgul’, Swatantra Vijay Singh announced that they are forced to postpone the release to July 1st from the earlier date of June 24th – tomorrow. This is not the first time the movie release is postponed. Initially the movie was supposed to be released on June 17th, but the producers made a smart move to avoid clash with the controversial film ‘Udta Punjab’.
Now the question is why push or postpone again? Swatantra Vijay Singh says that there is a sense of apprehension in the exhibition sector pertaining to the showcasing of ‘Shorgul’ and a lot of cinema managers have expressed their reservations.
Some of the theatres have maintained their stand that they would not showcase the movie ‘Shorgul’.
Despite our repeated reassurances there are certain theatre chains who have maintained their stand of not showcasing the film. As first time producers we find ourselves in a handicapped position with minimal support being garnered from the relevant stakeholders.
We have been forced to postpone the release of our film to July 1. There is a sense of apprehension in the exhibition sector pertaining to the showcasing of the film and a lot of cinema managers have expressed their reservations,” Swatantra Vijay Singh, one of the producers of Shorgul.
It has a strong message for the common man and we hope to receive unrelenting support from the masses to ensure a smooth release on the proposed new date.
Shorgul (Movie Stills) stars Jimmy Shergill and Ashutosh Rana in the lead and Anirudh Dave, Suha Gezen, Hiten Tejwani, Sanjay Suri, Hrishitaa Bhatt and others. The film is co-directed by Jitendra Tiwari and P. Singh.
The film is based on intolerance and aspires to make audiences contemplate where humanity stands amidst the noise of religious, social, political and economic prejudice. The story touches upon grave subjects that have transpired in the recent past such as Muzaffarnagar, Godhra, Babri Masjid riots apart from making references to bureaucratic misdoings, mind games and controversial master strokes of some high profile dignitaries.