Sriram Raghavan’s Merry Christmas received’t be ringing within the competition cheer quickly. The movie, starring Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi, has been postponed to January 12 subsequent yr, the makers introduced on Thursday. It was earlier scheduled to launch on December 8, 2023.
The discharge schedule of Merry Christmas has undergone a number of modifications. The movie was slated for launch on December 15, clashing with Dharma Manufacturing’s Yodha starring Siddharth Malhotra. Later, each movies pre-poned their launch dates to December 8. Later nonetheless, Yodha was moved from the December window to March 15, 2024.
In a joint assertion, the staff of Merry Christmas mentioned, “We have now made this movie with a variety of love and keenness like each filmmaker does; nonetheless with the back-to-back film releases and packed final two months of 2023, we’ve got taken the choice to increase the season of pleasure and produce our movie to the theatres on twelfth January 2024”
Produced by Ideas Movies and Matchbox Footage, Merry Christmas is a thriller and, as described by Raghavan earlier, additionally a ‘love story’. Shot concurrently in Hindi and Tamil, the movie has totally different units of supporting actors within the two variations. The Hindi model co-stars Sanjay Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Pratima Kannan and Tinnu Anand. The Tamil model, in the meantime, has Radhika Sarathkumar, Shanmugaraja, Kevin Jay Babu and Rajesh Williams in the identical roles.
Ashwini Kalsekar and Radhika Apte have cameo appearances within the movie. The movie additionally introduces Pari, a toddler actor.