Amazon to release Amitabh Bachchan & Shoojit Sircar’s film Shoebite?
From the past 10 years, Amitabh Bachchan starrer ‘Shoebite’ was waiting to be released and finally it will see the light of day. In 2010, ace director Shoojit Sircar collaborated with Amitabh Bachchan and came up with a masterpiece like Shoebite but it was never released. Amitabh Bachchan also pleaded on social media few years back to have the film finally get released. Finally the wait is over because this completed but unreleased film will soon release on the OTT platforms for the viewers.
Shoebite has been in talks from a long time. The reasons for not releasing such a meaningful movie were unclear at first but the issue became clearer with time. The movie was completed few years back but was not released due to the feud between the film’s producers. According to the sources the dispute is now being resolved. In 2019,Shoojit sircar joined hands with Amitabh Bachchan and came with Gulabo Sitabo. This movie was released on Amazon Prime Video and the actors were praised by the viewers. After its success, reports suggested that Amazon Prime video might also stream the long awaited film ‘Shoebite’. Sources says “After Gulabo Sitabo was sold to the OTT platform for Rs. 35 crores, the disputing producers saw wisdom in retrieving Shoebite from oblivion and putting it on the digital domain.”
Shoebite is a story that revolves around a 60 year old man’s journey of self-discovery. This film was earlier named Johnny Mastana and Johnny Walker. It also stars Dia Mirza and Jimmy Shergill. The lyrics for the songs of this movie are written by Gulzar.Those who have watched the film, which includes director Anurag Kashyap, praised it a lot for its good content.