Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary on October 2 marks the releases of three big films in India. With the occasion being a National holiday, it provides the filmmakers to have an extended opening weekend for their movies. October 2 brings the biggest box-office clash of the year with two big-budgeted Indian films releasing along with a Hollywood movie. Tiger Shroff, Hrithik Roshan's War, Chiranjeevi's multi-starrer period saga Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy and Joaquin Phoenix starrer Joker will compete with each other at the Indian box office on this date. War, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy or Joker: Which Film Are You More Excited to Watch on October 2?
A tough choice to make for the Indian audiences as the trailers of all these three films received a raving response on YouTube, Let's take a look at all the films releasing on Gandhi Jayanti 2019 (Oct 2) Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker to Release in India on October 2; To Take on Hrtihik Roshan’s War and Chiranjeevi’s Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy on Gandhi Jayanti.
Director Siddharth Anand brings two very popular superstars - Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff - known for their athleticism, dancing prowess and good looks, for the first time together on-screen for YRF's War. The high-octane action film also has Vaani Kapoor as the female lead. The songs of the film are already being loved on the internet and its visual grandeur is expected to pull a lot of audiences to the cinema hall. Apart from the usual Hindi release, War's Tamil and Telugu dubbed versions will also make its way to the theatres on October 2.
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy
Surender Reddy-directed Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy has a stellar cast including Chiranjeevi, Vijay Sethupathi, Sudeep, Nayanthara, Jagapati Babu, Tamannaah, and Amitabh Bachchan in major roles. Based on the backdrop of the Indian freedom struggle in the 19th century, it's a magnum opus that pays tribute to every unsung fighter who stood up against the British. The trailer is being massively lauded on the social media and its pan-India release brings every possibility of it being a blockbuster hit. Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy releases in Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam and Tamil.
DC's new film Joker has been making headlines ever since it was announced. More recently it is in the news for the controversy surrounding the allegations that it supports violence, with US forces tightening security at its screening to avoid violence. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix in the titular role of Joker aka Arthur Fleck. Helmed by Hangover fame Todd Phillips, the film is produced by Martin Scorsese and also stars Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, and Frances Conroy in major roles. The film even premiered at the 2019 Venice Film Festival and ended up with an eight-minute long standing ovation for
Joker was earlier scheduled for an October 4 release but following the national holiday, its makers opted for an Oct 2 release just to be safe. Although, screen occupancy is a big question mark for this Hollywood acclaimed hit. It is still expected to work well in the Multiplex circuits in India.