Kartik Aaryan’s much awaited Shehzada didn’t do well in theatres, a Bollywood film directed by Rohit Dhawan stars Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon in lead roles, it boasts full of action, music, and family Drama.
The film was announced in 2021, with principal photography commencing in Mumbai. The final leg of shooting wrapped up on Aug 2022. The makers were excited and hoping for a great film and Box Office Collection in early 2023 as Pathaan opened the door for Bollywood movies but Shehzada’s Box Office performance was not on par with the expectations.
Shehzada Release Date & OTT
Shehzada was supposed to release on Nov 2022 but delayed owing to production works. Makers later announced that Shehzada will release in theatres on 10 Feb 2023 but postponed again due to the Pathaan storm at the Box office. Finally, went to theatres on ‘17 Feb 2023‘.
Now all set for World Digital Premiere soon, you can watch this action romantic film stars Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon on Netflix from 1st of April, official announcement is yet to be happened.
Shehzada Star Cast
Kartik Aryan plays the lead role in Shehzada, his first full-fledged action film where he has the responsibility to match stylish Telugu actor Allu Arjun.
Kriti Sanon, an emerging lead Bollywood actress, to share screen space with Kartik for the second time after their first hit Luka Chupi.
Kriti and Kartik were last seen together in Luka Chupi and they were loved for their on-screen chemistry.
The film also stars veteran actor Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Ronit Roy, Ankur Rathee, Sunny Hinduja, Sachin Khedekar & others.
Shehzada Box Office Collection
Shehzada saw a below-par opening of Rs 6 Cr (India Net.) and failed to gain momentum over Sat and Sun, it collected 6.65 Cr (Saturday) and Sunday (7.55 Cr). The first-weekend collection stands at Rs 20.20 Cr, which is low, 15 days collection is around 32 Cr, it’s a Box Office failure.
Shehzada Screen Counts & Runtime
Kartika Aryan is back on the big screens after the blockbuster Bhool Bhuliayaa 2. Now, it is to be seen whether Kartik continues his blockbuster trend at the box office or not.
Shezada is the next big release of 2023 after Pathaan. It will release on 3000+ screens in India. Recently, it has been certified UA by the CBFC board with an approved runtime of 145 minutes or 2hr 25mins which includes the end credits as well.
Shehzada Budget, Business and OTT
It is made with a budget of 85 Cr which includes the Production Cost, Rs 65 Cr, and Production & Advertisements Cost, Rs 20 Cr. The OTT rights of the film have been sold to Netflix for 40 crores.
As per a report of Bollywood Hungama, Shehzada has already recovered Rs 70 Cr in the pre-release business which includes Music Rights-Rs 10 Cr, Satellite Rights-Rs 15 Cr, OTT Rights- Rs 40 Cr, and a minimum guarantee of Rs 5 Cr from Overseas.
It is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Allu Arvind, Krishan Kumar, and Aman Gill under T-Series, Allu Entertainment & Hassine Creations, and Brat Films.
Allu Arjun’s Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo is one of the highest-grosser films of Tollywood and Shehzada is the official remake of this film. The Hindi version of Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo was supposed to release in cinemas on Jan 26, 2022, following Pushpa’s success in the North market. But the release plan was canceled after the makers of Shehzada requested Goldmines not to release the dub version.
Director David Dhawan’s elder son and actor Varun Dhawan’s elder brother, ‘Rohit Dhawan’ is the director of the film who is known for making ”Dishoom” in 2016 and the romantic-comedy film ”Desi Boyz”, in 2011. For ”Shehzada”, he is working again with composer Pritam who had given music for his previous works.
The film is full of action and family drama and the storyline of the film follows Bantu, a son who is seeking Validation from his cold-hearted and rude father with the life of Raj, whose father is a millionaire.
The trailer shows that Shehzada is a frame-to-frame copy of the original movie Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo. However, the trailer garnered a lot of eyeballs and it is believed that Kartik Aaryan’s increasing popularity can turn the film into a big surprise at the Box Office.
The trailer of the movie was dropped on 12 Jan 2023 by T-Series, talented B-Town rising star seems perfect while matching Allu Arjun’s footsteps, he received appreciation from the viewers in the trailer.
A. Bollywood film Shehzada might release on 1st of Apr 2023, on Netflix.
A. Shehzada is a remake of Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo which stars Allu Arjun in the main role.
A. Kriti Sanon to play the love interest of Kartik Aaryan in Shehzada.
A. Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Aman Gill, Allu Aravind, S. Radha Krishna, and Kartik are the producers of the movie.
A. Yes, Shehzada marks Kartik’s first film as a producer.