Aiyaary: Sidharth Malhotra starrer's release date postponed to 9 February, 2018

FP Staff

Oct,11 2017 20:10 30 IST

Filmmaker Neeraj Pandey's next movie Aiyaary, which was due to release on 26 January, 2018, will now hit the screens on 9 February, 2018, the makers announced on Wednesday.

Sidharth Malhotra. File image.

Sidharth Malhotra. File image.

It features Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee in the lead roles. Its last schedule was shot in Cairo.

The film, set in Delhi, London and Kashmir, revolves around two strong-minded army officers having completely different views, yet right in their own ways. It is a real-life story based on the relationship between a mentor played by Manoj Bajpayee, and his protege which will be essayed by Sidharth Malhotra.

Presented by Plan C and Jayantilal Gada (Pen), the project is produced by Shital Bhatia, Dhaval Jayantilal Gada, Motion Picture Capital.

This film will mark Malhotra's first collaboration with Pandey, along with Bajpayee's first collaboration with Malhotra. Bajpayee has collaborated with Pandey twice in the past, in his 2013 heist crime thriller Special 26 and in more recently in his production; Shivam Nair's action thriller Naam Shabana.

The Times of India had previously reported that Aiyaary will be shot on real locations in London, New Delhi and Kashmir.

Malhotra's last Bollywood release was with Jacqueline Fernandez titled A Gentleman in which the actor played a double role with a twist.

(With inputs from IANS)