The team of movie Jersey decided to shift the release date because of COVID-19. The main role is played by the actor Shahid Kapoor. On Tuesday, Shahid took to his Twitter and wrote, “In view of the current circumstances and new Covid guidelines, we as a team, feel it is prudent to postpone the release of Jersey. We will see you as soon as we can with our film in 2022. Wishing everyone a happy and healthy new year.”
The film is supposed to release on August 28. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, the release date was shifted to December 31 this year. As for now, the new date has not been released yet.
The film is directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri. The film also stars Pankaj Kapur and Mrunal Thakur. It is a remake of a 2019 Telugu film with the same title. The story is about a cricketer, who returns to play cricket in his 30s, by joining the Indian cricket team.
The original film Jersey received two National Awards – for Best Telugu Film and Best Editor. In 2019, Shahid Kapoor was last seen in Kabir Singh, along with Kiara Advani. In the original film, Arjun Reddy and Vijay Deverakonda were in the lead role.