Sidharth Malhotra has rubbished the reports of the postponement of his upcoming release Aiyaary. The actor has stated that the movie will release on the scheduled date, i.e, February 9.
Apparently, there were reports that Aiyaary makers might have to push the release date as the movie is yet clearance from the censor board.
Talking about the same, Sidharth told PTI, “As far as I know, my producers are handling it and it is in the process. They have assured me the film is releasing on time. It is a production aspect and I have complete faith in my team.”
When contacted about the same, producer Jayantilal Gada, said, “There is no problem as such. The revising committee will see the film today. There is a screening being held today in Delhi. We are hopeful that the film will be cleared and release on February 9.”
Reportedly, Aiyaary, which is set against the army backdrop is waiting for the approval from the Defence Ministry
Notably, Aiyaary was earlier scheduled to release on January 26. However, the movie was postponed to avoid clash with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmaavat. The movie will now witness a box office clash with Akshay Kumar starrer Padman which also hitting the theatres on February 9.
Helmed by Neeraj Pandey, Aiyaary also stars Manoj Bajpayee, Rakul Preet, Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah and Pooja Chopra in key roles.