One of the much-awaited films of the year, the historical drama The Battle Of Bhima Koregaon has been announced for a theatrical release on September 17. The Ramesh Thete directorial features Arjun Rampal as the warrior Sidhnak Mahar Inamdar and Sunny Leone as a spy who doubles as a courtesan.
The film takes the audience back to the era of the Peshwa regime in Maharashtra two centuries ago. Celebrated art director Nitin Desai will recreate the period.
Director Thete, who has also produced the film, shared: "We are very positive about the outcome and have worked extensively on innovating the marketing and distribution space. September serves better as it initiates the entire festive season ahead."
Interestingly, The Battle Of Bhima Koregaon will clash with Ayushmann Khurrana's Anek, which also releases on September 17. The film marks his return with director Anubhav Sinha after the 2019 release, Article 15. "Naam #ANEK, lekin release date ek! Milte hai aapse 17th September 2021 ko!" Ayushmann wrote on Twitter while sharing the release date of his film.
- with IANS inputs