Yash Raj Films and Excel Entertainment have decided to change the release dates of their two much-anticipated flicks – Ranveer Singh starrer Jayeshbhai Jordaar and Farhan Akhtar’s Toofan. While Ranveer’s comedy-drama will hit the theatres on October 2, 2021, Farhan Akhtar’s sports flick will make it to the theatres on September 18, 2021, the announcement was made on Friday. An official announcement was made in this regard by YRF on Twitter. “In the interest of both films and to ensure an ideal theatrical release, #AdityaChopra & @ritesh_sid have decided to release their films on different dates. YRF will release #JayeshbhaiJordaar on 2nd October and @excelmovies will release #Toofaan on 18th September 2020,” tweeted YRF.Also Read - Ranveer Singh Fans React to Pearl Necklace He Wore With Gucci Outfit: Bhai Motiyoo Ki Mala Chahiye
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Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Toofan also features Rajpal Yadav, Rishi Kapoor, Soni Razdan, Yashpal Sharma, Jatin Sarna, Manoj Pahwa, Vijay Raaz, Darshan Kumar and Supriya Pathak among others. Also Read - Karan Johar's Dream Project Takht Shelved Due To 'Controversial Mughal History'?
Directed and written by newcomer Divyang Thakkar, Jayeshbbhai Jordaar has Ranveer playing the titular character while the story is set in Gujarat. The film will clash with John Abraham’s patriotic action film Satyameva Jayate 2 which is also slated to release on October 2, 2021. The two big films will release on Gandhi Jayanti which happens to be a government holiday.
Interestingly, Toofan is reuniting Farhan with ROP with whom the actor gave one of the most remembered performances of his career in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. The film also features Paresh Rawal in the role of Farhan’s coach. Actors Mrunal Thakur and Isha Talwar also play important roles in the film.