Mumbai: National Award winning filmmaker Omung Kumar's upcoming biopic Sarbjit, starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, has been fixed for a May 20 release worldwide.
Sarbjit is a biopic on Sarabjit Singh, an Indian farmer who was convicted of terrorism and spying in Pakistan and was sentenced to death. The filmmakers have made a conscious decision to shift the date from May 19 to May 20, read a statement.
The film features actors like Randeep Hooda, Richa Chadha and Darshan Kumar, who has been lauded for being a powerhouse of talent.
Randeep essays the character of Sarabjit and sneak peeks into his look for the role were hugely appreciated. Richa will be essaying his wife in the film and she has donned a 'desi' look for the role, while Aishwarya will be seen playing Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur.
Aishwarya features in the poster of the film, and her intense look has got a thumbs up from critics and the audience alike.
The film's team recently finished an important schedule in Punjab and Delhi, and have begun its third and last schedule in Mumbai.