Soha Ali Khan-Vir Das’s “31st October” to release on Oct 21

Mumbai: The release date of Soha Ali Khan-Vir Das starrer “31st October” has reportedly been pushed ahead by two weeks following PIL against the film that is set against the backdrop of assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

After struggling with the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for over four months, writer-producer Harry Sachdeva was set to release “31st October” on October 7. But the project has hit a roadblock again after a PIL demanding a ban on its release was filed in a Delhi court last week. The matter will come up for hearing tomorrow.

The film, directed by national award winning director Shivaji Lotan Patil, is now likely to release on October 21.

“It’s been a tough journey ever since I started working on this subject but we didn’t give up. From the censor to now getting threats, I am certain that we will make this film come to the big screen, and people who don’t want this subject to come out cannot stop the world to know the reality of 1984,” Harry said in a statement here.