February 23 : The busy actor, John Abraham, who has been shooting ever since the lockdown was partially lifted, will have three releases in 2021. While his forthcoming film Satyameva Jayate 2 will hit the theatres on May 14 during Eid this year, his film Attacked will release on August 13. Now, his third film Mumbai Saga gets its release date.
John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi's multi-starrer film Mumbai Saga will get a theatrical release on March 19, 2021. Earlier, the makers of the film was considering a digital premiere, but now with cinema halls running with 100 per cent capacity, the film will open in theatres. Back in November 2020, director Sanjay Gupta had said that the action thriller was made for big screen experience.
Sharing a poster of Mumbai Saga on his Instagram profile, John revealed that the trailer of the film will be dropped on Wednesday, February 24. In the new poster, John can be seen from the back, holding two guns in his hands. The actor wrote, “Get ready for the biggest Saga of the year, #MumbaiSaga, teaser out tomorrow! @therealemraan @_sanjaygupta #bhushankumar @tseries.official
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The action crime thriller is directed by Sanjay Gupta and produced by T-Series. Besides John and Emraan, the film also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Suniel Shetty, Sharman Joshi, Prateik Babbar, Rohit Roy, Amole Gupte, Samir Soni, Gulshan Grover and Mahesh Manjrekar.
Set in the 1980s and 1990s, Mumbai Saga captures the impact of the closing mills to make malls and high rise buildings. While the shooting of the film started in August 2019, it was halted in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shooting resumed in June 2020, post-lockdown, and wrapped up in October 2020.