Jersey OTT: Netflix Release Date, Theatrical, Reviews, Trailer
Shahid Kapoor is going to play a cricketer’s role in the sports drama Jersey, the film has been postponed many times in the past owing to several reasons, and now the film has finally been released in theatres, scroll down to know the ott release date of the film.
Gowtam Tinnanuri is the director as well as the writer of the film, it’s the sequel of his commercial success Telugu film of the same name. The official trailer has been released on the 23rd of Nov 2021, creating the same magic as Kabir Singh, the most successful film by Shahid Kapoor.
Jersey explores a 36 yr old unemployed man (Arjun) story who at this age wants to join the cricket team after his son demands the jersey.
Shahid has worked hard for this role, reportedly he had gotten 13 stitches during a scene, but was later recovered though. It is bankrolled by Allu Aravind along with Suryadevara Naga Vamsi, Aman Gill, and Dil Raju.
Theatrical & OTT Release
Jersey was earlier slated to release in Aug 2020 but the film was pushed back to Nov 2021 owing to the delay in the production due to covid, the film again saw the postponement two times due to various reasons.
Earlier, the rumors were rife that the Shahid starrer will directly choose to opt for the digital route but makers later defied the rumors by saying that Jersey is only meant for the theatrical release.
The film was finally released in theatres on 22 April 2022, talking about the digital premiere, if reports are to be believed then the film will see its OTT release in June 2022 on the streaming platform Netflix.
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Casting & Production
Mrunal Thakur is playing the main lead actress opposite Shahid, earlier Aashiqui fame Shraddha Kapoor, and south actress Rashmika Mandanna were cast as the lead actress respectively but later replaced as Mrunal for reason unknown.
However, Film’s shooting began in Dec 2019 and lasted till Dec 2020, owing to on & Off production due to novel coronavirus.
Star Cast & BTS team
Shahid Kapoor is playing the role of Ranji Cricketer Arjun Talwar who due to politics had to leave the cricket, Mrunal Thakur as Arjun’s wife Vidya, Pankaj Kapur is playing Arjun’s coach, and Ronit Kamra in the role of Karan also known as Kittu in the film.
It is made under the banner of Allu Entertainment with the collab of Dill Raju Production, The distributors are Balaji telefilms for North, along with Pen Marudhar Entertainment for the south.