Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Anek set to release in September this year
Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana’s upcoming film ‘Anek’ is ready to hit the silver screen on September 17, 2021.
After the success of the critically-acclaimed 2019 crime drama ‘Article 15’, director-actor duo Anubhav Sinha and Ayushmann reunited once again for ‘Anek’. Since the announcement of the comeback of the hit combo fans have been waiting for the release date.
The actor has finally announced the release date of the movie. On Monday, Ayushmann tweeted, “Naam ANEK, lekin release date EK! Anubhav Sinha’s next directorial starring Ayushmann Khurrana will release on 17th September 2021. Produced by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and Anubhav Sinha’s Benaras Mediaworks (sic)!”
— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) February 22, 2021
Anek is touted to be the first mainstream film ‘set in the north east’. Actor Ayushmann will be seen in the role of Joshua. His rugged slit eyebrow look in the movie recently went viral on social media.
Currently it is being shot in Assam and the makers have planned an extensive shoot schedule in the area. Details of the movie have been kept under the wraps.
The movie is being directed by Anubhav Sinha who is best known for his back-to-back critically acclaimed and commercial hits such as Mulk, Article 15 and Thappad.
Sources said that the movie will be director Anubhav’s most expensive and big-scale film till date. Anek is produced by Bhushan Kumar and Anubhav Sinha under Benaras Media Works and T-Series. Recently the makers have roped in Hollywood action director Stefan Richter to design the action sequences in the film.
Ayushmann has wrapped up his shooting for Abhishek Kapoor’s directorial venture Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui. The love story was shot in Chandigarh amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. It features Vaani Kapoor in the female lead. Ayushmann will also be seen in a comedy-drama titled Doctor G which will be directed by Anubhuti Kashyap.