Rajkummar Rao and Nushrat Bharucha in Chhalaang (Photo Credit: Instagram)
Rajkummar Rao-Nushrat Bharucha starrer Chhalaang’s release date has been pushed to June 12. The film was earlier scheduled to be released on March 13. Announcing the update on social media, Rajkummar Rao shared a new poster and wrote: "Ab lenge Chhalaang June 12th ko! Masterji khilayen kaise? Bachche busy hain exams ki padhayi mein. Toh masterji khilayenge garmi ki chhuttiyon mein! Exams ke liye best of luck!"
The poster features Rajkummar, Nushrat Bharucha and Saurabh Shukla standing on a playground with a couple of students sitting around them with books in their hands.
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Ab Lenge #Chhalaang 12th June Ko! Masterji Khilayen Kaise? Bachche Busy Hain Exams ki Padhayi Mein. toh Masterji Khilayenge Garmi ki Chhuttiyon Mein! Exams ke liye Best of Luck! @chhalaangfilm @nushratbharucha @hansalmehta @ajaydevgn #LuvRanjan @gargankur82 @bhushankumar #ADFFilms @luv_films @tseries.official @tseriesfilms
The film was earlier titled as Turram Khan, but it was renamed as Chhalaang in December. It is a social comedy set in a small town in Uttar Pradesh. The film also stars Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub and Saurabh Shukla in crucial roles.
Directed by Hansal Mehta, the project marks fifth collaboration between the director and Rao after critically acclaimed films such as Shahid, Citylights, Aligarh and Omerta. The project is produced by Ajay Devgn, Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg. Rao and Bharucha previously starred together in 2010anthology drama Love Sex Aur Dhokha.
Apart from Chhalaang, Rajkummar will be also seen in the Netflix series, The White Tiger. It will also star Priyanka Chopra in the lead role. The film also marks the acting debut of Adarsh Gourav and will be directed by Ramin Bahrani of Fahrenheit 451 and 99 Homes fame.
Talking about the same, Rajkummar had earlier said, ''Right now we are shooting in Delhi. The entire team is fantastic and our director Ramin is phenomenal. Adarsh and Priyanka are wonderful co-actors. Priyanka is a dear friend now, she is very chilled out. Her tag of 'desi girl' is perfect for her. She's a full on desi girl.''
The series follows the extraordinary journey of a self-made man from tea-shop worker in a village to successful entrepreneur in a big city. Murder, love and deceit become the ultimate price for ambition.