By Bollywood Hungama News Network, Jun 23, 2021 – 12:33 hrs IST
Bell Bottom, the first film to be shot abroad after the lockdown, is now gearing up for its release. This film starring Akshay Kumar is a spy thriller. While earlier the film was scheduled to release in theaters on April 2, 2021, Bollywood Hungama exclusively told you that the release date of Bell Bottom has been pushed. Recently, Akshay Kumar made the official announcement of the confirmed release date of Bell Bottom. Directed by Ranjit M Tiwari, the film will be released in cinemas worldwide on July 27, 2021. And now Bollywood Hungama has got exclusive information about the release plan of Akshay’s Bell Bottom.
Akshay Kumar’s Bell Bottom release plan
A trade source told Bollywood Hungama, “The release model of Bell Bottom will be like South Blockbuster Master. That is, a few days after its release in theaters, Bell Bottom will be released sooner than before on its digital partner ie Amazon Prime Video. The makers are planning to release Bell Bottom on Amazon during the weekend of August 15. So that the film gets enough time of 14 to 17 days in the theaters also for its box office collection.
The film is releasing in theaters on Tuesday, July 27 instead of Friday. This is because number 9 is Akshay’s lucky number. In this regard, a trade source said, “Due to Akshay’s lucky number 9, the film is releasing in the middle of the week i.e. on Tuesday instead of Friday. And as far as the release of Bell Bottom on Amazon Prime Video is concerned, it is likely to release between August 10 and 14. The final decision on this will be after the deal between Bhagnani and Amazon.
became the first film to be shot abroad
Significantly, Akshay’s suspense drama Bell Bottom became the first film to be shot abroad after the lockdown. Akshay and his Bell Bottom team reached Scotland by private jet for the shoot where in 35 days Akshay and the rest of the team worked in double shifts to finish the shoot ahead of schedule.
Bell Bottom is a period spy thriller movie and its story is set in the 80s. Akshay will be seen in the role of a secret agent in the film. Along with Akshay, Vaani Kapoor, Lara Dutta and Huma Qureshi will also be seen in lead roles in this film. The film will be released world wide. It is being told that the film will be based on plane hijacking. Directed by Ranjit M Tiwari, the story of this film is written by Aseem Arora and Parvez Sheikh. While it will be produced by Vashu Bhagnani, Jackky Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh, Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani and Nikhil Advani.