January 2020 Gets More Exciting With Anurag Basu’s Next Also Joining The Bandwagon; Here’s Its Impressive Cast

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Bollywood is often known for its contrasts.One such aspect of the industry is about film announcements. January 2020 gets more exciting with Anurag Basu’s next also joining in; here’s its impressive cast.

Written By Joel Kurian | Mumbai | Updated On:

Bollywood is often known for its contrasts. One such aspect of the industry is about film announcements. The cast and release date of a film sometimes is announced with fanfare though even the script might not be ready, and there are those movies which shoot at breakneck speed, but things are made official much later. One such in the latter category is Anurag Basu’s next. There have been numerous reports about the movie for a long time now, some of the actors have spoken about it, some were snapped during shooting, but no official announcement has been made yet. We finally now know officially that Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Aditya Roy Kapur, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra and Pankaj Tripathi are starring in the movie that will release on January 24, 2020. 

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Trade analyst Taran Adarsh made the announcement on Twitter,“Anurag Basu's next film to release on 24 Jan 2020... Stars Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Rajkummar Rao, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra and Pankaj Tripathi... Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Divya Khosla Kumar, Anurag Basu, Tani Somarita Basu and Krishan Kumar.”

Earlier, a still of Rajkummar Rao and Fatima Sana Shaikh had made it to social media.

A pic of Aditya and Sanya with the captain of the ship had also surfaced. 


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Abhishek being snapped during the shoot had reminded netizens of his ‘Yuva’ appearance. 

The movie is reportedly a sequel to Anurag's ‘Life in a... Metro’, but there’s no confirmation about it. 

The film will clash with Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Panga’, a story revolving kabaddi, being directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari. 

READ: Fatima Sana Shaikh Opens Up On Anurag Basu’s Next And Working With The Third Khan In Her Career

What’s interesting is that there’s another major clash in the month of January with Ajay Devgn’s ‘Taanaji: The Unsung Warrior’ and Deepika Padukone’s Chhapaak’, both set to release on January 10. 

Movie lovers surely won’t mind the different kinds of content coming their way back-to-back. 



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