New Delhi: Sushant Singh Rajput will be immortalised in China, with the National Award-winning film ‘Chhichhore’ hitting Chinese screens nationwide on January 7, 2022.
The Nitesh Tiwari directorial starring late actor Sushant Singh Rajput which won the National Award will be getting a full-fledged release in 100 + cities across eleven thousand screens in the neighbouring country, according to media reports.
Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, the film will become the first Indian film to release in Chinese theatres following a two years ban. Tiwari’s last film Dangal, starring Aamir Khan became was a hit in China in 2017.
The film narrates the tale of a tragic incident that forces Anirudh (Sushant Singh Rajput), a middle-aged man, to take a trip down memory lane and reminisce his college days along with his friends, who were labelled as losers. Besides Sushant, Chhichhore also stars Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Prateik Babbar, Tushar Pandey, Naveen Polishetty, and Saharsh Kumar Shukla.
Both Tiwari and Nadiadwala had attended the ceremony to accept the Best Hindi Feature Film award for ‘Chhichhore’ at the 67th National Film Awards presentation held in October this year. Artists who had already been announced as the winners in March arrived to accept the honours from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu. Speaking on the red carpet, before the ceremony, Tiwari dedicated the award to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
“Sushant was an integral part of Chhichhore, he will continue to be so. All of us are equally proud of the award which we have got as a team, and I am very sure he would have been equally proud,” said Tiwari, while Nadiadwala added, “We are dedicating this award to him actually.”