Having kept fans on the hook since July 2017, when they first announced their upcoming gritty entertainer helmed Dibakar Banerjee, Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor have finally dropped the posters with the release date of Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar after 3 years. Initially slated to hit the cinema screens on August 3, 2018, the movie was then postponed to a March 1, 2019 release but in vain. Also Read - World Environment Day 2020: Arjun Kapoor Urges All to Not Use Plastic, Joins Bhumi Pednekar's Climate Warrior Initiative
Catching fans by surprise on early Tuesday morning, Parineeti and Arjun were seen introducing each other’s characters on their social media handles. While Arjun shared Parineeti’s first look poster on his Instagram handle, Parineeti shared his on the photo-sharing app. Arjun captioned the poster, “Introducing my partner in crime, Sandeep Kaur urf @parineetichopra in #DibakarBanerjee’s #SandeepAurPinkyFaraar, releasing on 20th March, 2020! @sapfthefilm @yrf (sic).” On the same lines, Parineeti’s caption read, “My one and only partner in crime, since day 1. Introducing PINKY!! @arjunkapoor #DibakarBanerjee’s #SandeepAurPinkyFaraar in cinemas on 20th March, 2020 @sapfthefilm @yrf (sic).” Also Read - Cyclone Amphan: Anushka Sharma, Arjun Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Bhumi Pednekar, Others Extend Prayers For Victims
In an interview earlier, director Dibakar Banerjee had shared that the movie brings “two Indians” that clash. The thriller will see Arjun play the role of a Haryanvi police officer, while Parineeti essays the role of an ambitious girl from the corporate world. Their lives suddenly intertwine. Banerjee had said in a statement earlier, “I feel this is my first film all over again, at least in terms of the excitement with the material. Sandeep and Pinky bring to screen the two Indias that are forever clashing. I want the audience not to lose a second of that.”
When the movie went on floors in Delhi during November 2017, the smog condition sent the schedule haywire. The crew couldn’t shoot for at least two days due to the bad visibility. In May 2018, the makers informed that the film’s shoot was finished a month late due to the intense weather conditions on the Indo-Nepal border. He said the film’s shoot was finished a month late due to the intense weather conditions on the Indo-Nepal border.