India, June 30 -- Rohit Shetty's Sooryavanshi and Kabir Khan's 83, two of the biggest releases of the year, were pushed due to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic which caused the shutdown of theatres all over the country. Now, PVR Pictures has announced new release dates for them -- Sooryavanshi will hit the theatres on Diwali 2020, while 83 will open on Christmas 2020.

"Exciting times ahead.. Gearing up to release Rohit Shetty's Sooryavanshi on Diwali and Kabir Khan's 83 on Christmas this 2020!," a tweet by PVR Cinemas read.

Sooryavanshi, the latest in Rohit Shetty's cop franchise, features Akshay Kumar as anti-terror squad chief ACP Veer Sooryavanshi. Starring Katrina Kaif as the leading lady, the film will also have special appea...