Gulabo Sitabo

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Gulabo Sitabo
Gulabo Sitabo poster.jpg
Release poster
Directed byShoojit Sircar
Produced byRonnie Lahiri
Sheel Kumar
Written byJuhi Chaturvedi
StarringAmitabh Bachchan
Ayushmann Khurrana
Brijendra Kala
Vijay Raaz
Music byScore:
Shantanu Moitra
Songs:
Shantanu Moitra
Abhishek Arora
Anuj Garg
CinematographyAvik Mukhopadhyay
Edited byChandrashekhar Prajapati
Production
company
Distributed byPrime Video
Release date
  • 12 June 2020 (2020-06-12)
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Gulabo Sitabo is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama film directed by Shoojit Sircar, produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar, and written by Juhi Chaturvedi. Set in Lucknow, it stars Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana as warring men.[1] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film will not be released theatrically and will stream worldwide on Prime Video from 12 June 2020.[2][3]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In May 2019, in an interview Shoojit Sircar informed that Juhi Chaturvedi and he worked on the script. He also revealed Chaturvedi came up with a quirky story. He said, "As soon as I read the script, I shared it with Mr Bachchan and Ayushmann at the same time. I thought it would take some time to develop and take it forward, but everyone was so enthusiastic to work on this script, they figured out their dates and here we are..." He further informed that the title of the film is a colloquial term used in Lucknow[1]

Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana were cast for the lead roles, making it their first film together. The filming began in the third week of June 2019 in Lucknow.[4]

Marketing and release[edit]

The first look of Amitabh Bachchan from the film, a quirky teaser poster was presented on 21 June, 2019. The film was scheduled for release on 17 April, 2020.[1]

The release date of the film was initially announced for November 2019, but was then advanced to 28 April, 2020 and later preponed to February 28, 2020. The film's release date was again postponed to 17 April, 2020. The film was then scheduled to be released on 17 April 2020,[5] and then was further postponed.[6]

On 22 May, 2020 the official trailer was launched by Amazon Prime Video.[7]

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film will not be released theatrically and will stream worldwide on Prime Video from 12 June 2020.[2]

Soundtrack[edit]

Gulabo Sitabo
Soundtrack album by
Shantanu Moitra, Abhishek Arora and Anuj Garg
Released27 May 2020[8]
Recorded2019
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length30:44
LanguageHindi
LabelZee Music Company
External audio
Official Audio Jukebox on YouTube

The film's music was composed by with Shantanu Moitra, Abhishek Arora and Anuj Garg with lyrics written by Puneet Sharma, Dinesh Pant and Vinod Dubey.

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Madari Ka Bandar"Dinesh PantAnuj GargTochi Raina, Anuj Garg4:10
2."Jootam Phenk"Puneet SharmaAbhishek AroraPiyush Mishra2:07
3."Kanjoos"Puneet SharmaShantanu MoitraMika Singh2:50
4."Kya Leke Aayo Jagme"Vinod DubeyShantanu MoitraVinod Dubey3:01
5."Do Din Ka Ye Mela - Reprise"Dinesh PantAnuj GargTochi Raina3:33
6."Budhau - Reprise"Dinesh PantAnuj GargBhanwari Devi3:15
7."Do Din Ka Ye Mela"Dinesh PantAnuj GargRahul Ram3:33
8."Budhau"Dinesh PantAnuj GargBobby Cash3:38
9."Gulabo Sitabo Theme"-Shantanu Moitra-3:41
10."Gulabo Sitabo Clarinet Theme"-Shantanu Moitra-0:56
Total length:30:44

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana to come together for Shoojit Sircar's quirky comedy Gulabo Sitabo". India Today. 15 May 2019. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana's Gulabo Sitabo to premiere on Amazon Prime Video". Indian Express. 14 May 2020. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Amazon Prime India Makes Biggest Movie Acquisition To Date With Amitabh Bachchan-Ayushmann Khurrana Comedy 'Gulabo Sitabo'". Deadline Hollywood. 13 May 2020. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan Starts Shooting for Shoojit Sircar's Gulabo Sitabo in Lucknow". News 18. 19 June 2019. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  5. ^ DelhiDecember 16, India Today Web Desk New; December 16, 2019UPDATED:; Ist, 2019 12:16. "Gulabo Sitabo: Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana film will now release on April 17, 2020". India Today. Retrieved 8 April 2020.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link) CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  6. ^ Jha, Author: Subhash K. (30 March 2020). "NO Amitabh Bachchan Releases This Year".
  7. ^ Amazon Prime Video (22 May 2020). "Gulabo Sitabo - Official Trailer - Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana - Shoojit, Juhi - June 12". Retrieved 22 May 2020 – via YouTube.
  8. ^ "Gulabo Sitabo - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack". Jio Saavn.

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