Jamshedpur, June 25: The late Sushant Singh Rajputs last film “Dil Bechara” will premiere on the OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar, on July 24.
Filming was commenced on 9 July 2018 in Jamshedpur. The film has been postponed multiple times and was also supposed to be titled as Kizie Aur Manny earlier. However, today officials and actress Sanjana announced that it will release on 24 July 2020 on Disney+ Hotstar for both the subscribers and unsubscribers.
Fans are eagerly waiting for the OTT release film as it marks the last film of its lead actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who committed suicide on 14 June 2020 before its release.
Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput played the lead role in the romantic drama film Dil Bechara directed by Mukesh Chhabra which also happens to be a directorial debut of Mukesh. It is based on John Green’s 2012 renowned novel The Fault in Our Stars. Sanjana Sanghi who’s a debutante is in the lead role opposite late actor Sushant.
Debutant actor Sanjana Sanghi took to Instagram on Thursday to share the release date of the film Dil Bechara which marks late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s last film.
“Sushant was not just the hero of my debut film as a director, but he was a dear friend who stood by me through thick and thin. We had been close right from ‘Kai Po Che’ to ‘Dil Bechara’,” said the film’s director Mukesh Chhabra.
Sushant was found hanging at his residence in Mumbai on June 14. He was 34.
“He had promised me that he would be in my first film. So many plans were made together, so many dreams were dreamt together but never once did I ever imagine that I would be left alone to release this film. He always showered immense love on me while I was making it and his love will guide us as we release it,” Chhabra added.
The film will see Saif Ali Khan in a cameo. Composer AR Rahman and lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya have collaborated to create music for the project.
Sanjana shared the news on her social media, writing: “A story of love, of hope, and of endless memories. Celebrating our dearest, and the late #SushantSinghRajput ‘s legacy that will be etched in the minds of all and cherished forever.”
Talking about the decision to release it digitally, Uday Shankar, president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and Chairman, Star and Disney India, said: “We are humbled to be able to play a small part in sustaining the legacy of a fine actor like Sushant Singh Rajput. In celebration of his life and his extraordinary work, ‘Dil Bechara’ will be available to all subscribers and non-subscribers across India.”