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‘Jersey’ to release on Nov 5: Shahid Kapoor says ‘A journey I am so very proud of’!

Bollywood’s one of the phenomenal actor Shahid Kapoor who wrapped up the shooting of upcoming sports drama ‘Jersey’ in December 2020, on Sunday announced the release date of the movie. 

The ‘Kabir Singh’ fame actor is an avid social media user, and keeps his fans and admirers entertained with the updates of his personal and professional life. We had seen the superstar sharing glimpses of the preparations of the ‘Jersey’, and the actor left no stone unturned to get into the skin of the character.

Shahid who will play a cricketer in the film, had started filming the movie earlier in 2020, but the shoot was put on hold in March due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The ‘Jersey’ team resumed the production again in October, and shot in various locations in Dehradun and Chandigarh. 

Shahid took to his social media handles Instagram and Twitter, and shared the news of the release date, along with a new photo from the movie. The film is all set to release on Diwali this year, and will have a theatrical release. In the photo, we can see Shahid holding a cricket bat and donning the jersey. He looks intense in the still, as he poses candidly for the camera. 

Along with the photograph, he wrote, “JERSEY releasing in theatres this DIWALI 5th November 2021. The triumph of the human spirit. A journey I am so very proud of. This ones for the TEAM”. Shahid’s post has garnered more than seven lakh likes. His movie’s co-star Mrunal Thakur wrote, “Let’s goooooooo”. 

Mrunal also took to her Instagram account and posted the same picture. She captioned it as, “JERSEY releasing in theatres this DIWALI 5th November 2021. The triumph of the human spirit and a journey unmatchable! Excited for the world to see what we created with love, laughter and unforgettable memories”.

Shahid’s wife Mira Rajput shared her hubby’s photo on her social media handle and said, “JERSEY Hitting it out of the park this Diwali 2021”. 

Have a look at Shahid, Mrunal and Mira’s posts here-

‘Jersey’ is a Hindi remake of a Telugu film with the same name, and also features Pankaj Kapur and Sharad Kelkar in a pivotal role. Shahid will be seen playing the character named Arjun Raichand. Directed by Gowtam Tinnanauri, the movie is being presented by Allu Aravind and produced by Aman Gill and Dil Raju.

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