Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's much-awaited comeback project "Jazbaa", being helmed by filmmaker Sanjay Gupta, will release on October 9.
The announcement was made on Wednesday via a statement, and Gupta confirmed this on his Twitter page. He wrote: "Let the countdown begin! J A Z B A A releases October 9th, 2015."
Essel Vision Productions Ltd, (the creative and production studio of Zee Entertainment Enterprises ZEEL), actor-producer Sachiin Joshi's production house Viking Entertainment and Gupta's White Feather Films have joined hands for the film, which also stars actors like Irrfan Khan, Shabana Azmi, Abhimanyu Singh, Atul Kulkarni and Chandan Roy Sanyal.
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited has designed an innovative promotional campaign for the release of the film.
"Jazbaa" is co-written by Kamlesh Pandey and Robin Bhatt, with cinematography by Sameer Arya, editing by Bunty Nagi and Resul Pookutty.
If sources are to be believed, the makers are racing against time to complete the film as they intend to showcase it at the Cannes International Film Festival this year.