Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi starrer ‘Merry Christmas’ has been rescheduled for a 2023 release.
The film, which was due to clash with Ranveer Singh’s ‘Cirkus’ and Tiger Shroff’s ‘Ganapath’ in December 2022, will now hit cinemas on a new date in 2023. The thriller is directed by Sriram Raghavan.
A source told Bollywood Hungama, “Initially Merry Christmas was to release on December 23, but with Ganapath and Cirkus releasing on the same day it will be a massive fight at the box office. In such a case, the film would face immense competition to entice the audience. To avoid such a scenario and of course to ensure Merry Christmas gets enough eyeballs and to maximize its revenue the producers have decided on altering the release of their film.” Prod the source for more details about the new release date and he adds, “Currently, the makers of Merry Christmas are looking for an ideal date that provides the venture with an open window at the box office. Once that has been decided, the makers will release an official announcement of the release date being pushed, along with the new release date.”
Producer of the film, Ramesh Taurani denied the film had been delayed. He said, “As of today nothing has changed. Merry Christmas is still coming on the date announced and will release on December 23.”
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