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Katrina Kaif, Vijay Sethupathi's 'Merry Christmas' release postponed; to clash with Prabhas's 'Kalki 2898 AD'

Updated on: 16 November,2023 11:25 AM IST  |  Mumbai
mid-day online correspondent |

Merry Christmas: Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi's film has been postponed by a month. The film was earlier scheduled to release on December 8

Katrina Kaif, Vijay Sethupathi's 'Merry Christmas' release postponed; to clash with Prabhas's 'Kalki 2898 AD'

Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi

Key Highlights

  1. Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi will share screen for the first time in Merry Christmas
  2. The film has been directed by Sriram Raghavan
  3. It will be released in theatres on January 12

Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi's upcoming film 'Merry Christmas,' directed by Sriram Raghavan is all set to illuminate the silver screens on January 12, 2024. The film was earlier set to release in theatres on December 8, 2023. It was also supposed to clash with Sidharth Malhotra, Disha Patani, and Raashi Khanna's 'Yodha'. However, action drama has also been postponed to March,.

In a joint statement shared by the makers of Merry Christmas, the team have expressed their deep love for this project and their unwavering commitment to delivering a truly exceptional cinematic experience, said,  “We have made this film with a lot of love and passion like every filmmaker does. However with the back to back movie releases and packed last two months of 2023, we have taken the decision to extend the season of joy and bring our film to the theatres on 12th January 2024”.

Produced by Ramesh Taurani & Jaya Taurani; Sanjay Routray & Kewal Garg, ‘Merry Christmas’ is a collaboration that combines the vision and expertise of two esteemed production houses, Tips Films and Matchbox Pictures. With their commitment to delivering high-quality entertainment, the audience can expect a truly enthralling experience that will leave them wanting more.

The month of December will start with the release of two big films- Ranbir Kapoor's Animal and Vicky Kaushal's Sam Bahadur. While both films are of different genres ad headlined by the top stars of the country, a clash usually does not bring the best outcomes. Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Animal is his second Hindi directorial after the superhit film Kabir Singh. The film also stars Anil Kapoor, Rashmika Mandanna and Bobby Deol. Meanwhile, Sam Bahadur directed by Meghna Gulzar of Raazi fame is based on true life story. The film also stars Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra. Meanwhile, in the last week of December before Christmas, the theatres will see the release of Shah Rukh Khan's much anticipated Dunki directed by Rajkumar Hirani. The film will be clashing with Prabhas's Salaar. 

Meanwhile, Merry Christmas will see  a clash in theatres with the pan-India film 'Kalki 2898 AD'. Directed by Nag Ashwin, the film stars Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan. 


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