Horror comedy ‘Roohi,’ starring Rajkummar Rao and Janhvi Kapoor, is ready to have a theatrical launch on March 11, the makers introduced on Monday. The movie is without doubt one of the first Bollywood tasks to arrive in theatres after the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting allowed cinema halls throughout the nation to function at full capability from February 1 with adherence to COVID-19 security protocols. Presented by Jio Studios & Maddock Films, “Roohi” additionally stars Varun Sharma. Hardik Mehta has directed the movie from a script penned by “Fukrey” helmer Mrigdeep Singh Lamba, who additionally serves as a co-producer on the film.
Producer Dinesh Vijan of Maddock Films mentioned “Roohi” takes the style of horror comedy a notch above the banner’s 2018 hit “Stree”, which additionally featured Rao. “While ‘Stree’ was a style bending story that gave audiences one thing by no means seen earlier than, ‘Roohi’ takes this imaginative and prescient a step additional by providing the identical model of backbone chilling scares and quirky comedy.
“With a companion like Jio Studios that shares our ardour for the eponymous ‘bada parda’, we hope ‘Roohi’ rekindles the viewers’s lengthy standing romance with the silver display. It is a movie tailor made to be seen at your nearest theatre,” Vijan mentioned in a press release.
The movie revolves round a singing ghost who places grooms to sleep so it could possess their brides. Jyoti Deshpande, President – Media & Entertainment, Reliance Industries Limited, mentioned the workforce held again the movie’s launch in order that the viewers might expertise “Roohi” on the large display.
It was scheduled to be launched final yr however was postponed due to the coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown.
“We owed it to our companions throughout the worth chain, be it Maddock or the cinema exhibitors, to maintain on to our fabulous movie for at the present time and provides it the grand launch that it deserves and promise a whole leisure expertise to our audiences who’ve waited over a yr for this.
“With ‘Roohi’, the magic of cinema is again… come have fun with us. We promise to make you smile below your masks,” Deshpande mentioned.
According to the makers, “Roohi” will launch in over 1,500 screens throughout the nation.