Horror comedy ‘Roohi,’ starring Rajkummar Rao and Janhvi Kapoor, is about to have a theatrical launch on March 11, the makers introduced on Monday. The movie is likely one of the first Bollywood initiatives to reach in theatres after the Ministry of Info and Broadcasting allowed cinema halls throughout the nation to function at full capability from February 1 with adherence to COVID-19 security protocols. Offered by Jio Studios & Maddock Movies, “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 Movies mentioned “Roohi” takes the style of horror comedy a notch above the banner’s 2018 hit “Stree”, which additionally featured Rao. “Whereas ‘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 accomplice 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’s a movie tailor made to be considered at your nearest theatre,” Vijan mentioned in an announcement.
The movie revolves round a singing ghost who places grooms to sleep so it might probably possess their brides. Jyoti Deshpande, President – Media & Leisure, Reliance Industries Restricted, mentioned the group held again the movie’s launch in order that the viewers might expertise “Roohi” on the massive display.
It was scheduled to be launched final yr however was postponed as a result of coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown.
“We owed it to our companions throughout the worth chain, be it Maddock or the cinema exhibitors, to carry on to our fabulous movie for at the present time and provides it the grand launch that it deserves and promise an entire leisure expertise to our audiences who’ve waited over a yr for this.
“With ‘Roohi’, the magic of cinema is again… come rejoice with us. We promise to make you smile underneath your masks,” Deshpande mentioned.
In response to the makers, “Roohi” will launch in over 1,500 screens throughout the nation.