Helmed by Aanand L Rai and starring Akshay Kumar in the lead role, the family drama movie revolving around borther-sister special bond, titled Raksha Bandhan gets a release date.
The official handle of Colour Yellow Productions dropped a video posting confirming the release date of the film. It said, “Bringing you all a story of the purest form of bond that will remind you of yours! #RakshaBandhan releasing on 11th August 2022. #ReturnToFeelings @aanandlrai @akshaykumar @bhumipednekar @sadiaakhateeb @smrithisrikanth @sahejmeen @deepikapoo @realhimesh @kamil_irshad_official #HimanshuSharma #AlkaHiranandani @canyoupriya @zeestudiosofficial @zee5 @zeemusiccompany @zeecinema #CapeOfGoodFilms #RakshaBandhan11August”
The story written by Himanshu Sharma and Kanika Dhillon revolves around the love, bonding and attachment between brother-sister. The film also stars Bhumi Pednekar, Abhinay Raj Singh, Sahejmeen Kaur, Deepika Khanna, Sadia Khateeb and Smrithi Srikanth who play Kumar's sisters.
The film is bankrolled by Zee Studios, Colour Yellow Productions and Cape of Good Films.
The film was originally scheduled for a worldwide theatrical release on 5 November 2021 on the occasion of Diwali, but the release has now been deferred due to COVID-19 pandemic which caused a delay in its pre-production and other important works. The film will theatrically release on 11 August 2022.
Apart from Raksha Bandhan, actor Akshay Kumar has an interesting line-up for releases, such as Ram Setu, Mission Cinderella, OMG 2 – Oh My God 2, Selfiee and untitled Soorarai Pottru Hindi remake