Gowtam Tinnanuri directorial Jersey which released in 2019 was a good success at the box office and has garnered two National Awards in the categories of 'Best Feature Film in Telugu' and 'Best Editing'. The sports-drama which had 'Natural Star' Nani and Shraddha Srinath as the leads, follows the life of Arjun (Nani), a talented but failed cricketer who decides to return to cricket in his mid-30s, driven by the desire to represent the Indian cricket team, and to remain a hero in the eyes of his son, who wishes for a jersey as his birthday gift. The movie was produced by Suryadevara Naga Vamsi on his banner Sitara Entertainments.
The Hindi remake of ‘Jersey’ which stars Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur in the lead roles, is also directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri. Along with Suryadevara Naga Vamsi, prominent Telugu producers Dil Raju and Allu Aravind, and the Bollywood producer Aman Gill are producing the Hindi version.
Following multiple production delays due to the Covid pandemic, the release of the film which got deferred incessantly, has now been confirmed and scheduled as April 14, 2022.
Updated date: Friday, 01 Apr 2022 - 4:39 PM