Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu’s upcoming film Badla finally has a release date. The Sujoy Ghosh-directed film will hit the screens on March 8, 2019. Director of Badla and Taapsee shared the release date of the film on their respective Twitter handles. “This will kickstart my 2019,” wrote Taapsee Pannu while Director Sujoy Ghosh’s post read, “Badlareleases March 8, 2019. Do come. It’ll be a lot of fun.”
The film went on floors last month and has been shot extensively in London and Scotland. Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment has co-produced Mr Ghosh’s upcoming film, which is a crime thriller. The makers have not yet revealed anything about the film’s plot.
Badla is Amitabh Bachchan’s second collaboration with actress Taapsee Pannu. The actors have worked together in 2016’s PINK. Taapsee, who is excited to share the screen with her PINK co-actor yet again told news agency IANS: “When you are in safe hands of a brilliant filmmaker and an ace co-actor there is nothing to fear.”
Taapsee in an interview IANS had revealed that her upcoming film Badla will be a thriller and that she is going to explore a “new side” of herself with this character. “This is going to be a riveting thriller. It’s Sujoy’s favourite genre and I am yet another time out of my comfort zone which I actually enjoy the most,” IANS quoted Taapsee as saying.
“And above all my excitement is doubled that it is produced by Shah Rukh Khan. Couldn’t have asked for a better team and now it is time for work,” he added Khan and Bachchan were last seen sharing screen space in the 2008 hit ‘Bhoothnath’. The jodi of Amit and Srk sir is also super hit in previous movies in Bollywood.