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Anurag Basu clarifies why Jagga Jasoos release may be postponed again


The filmmaker made an announcement in light of examination dates in schools across India being changed, as he wants children to enjoy his film.

Keyur Seta

Anurag Basu is contemplating delaying his Jagga Jasoos as school exams in various cities and towns have been postponed and he wants kids to enjoy the film. The film’s trailer suggested that its theme is suitable for kids. 

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The filmmaker revealed on his Twitter page today that the film may be delayed further. He wrote, “#JaggaJasoos is a Family Holiday film. Since exams r pushed at most of the places. We r contemplating the delay. Only IF v get a better Date.” He later followed it up with, “But for now team is getting ready for 7th April.” 

If the film's run-ins with blocks and delays will end will be known in the coming weeks.

Jagga Jasoos was announced after Basu's last directorial venture, Barfi! (2012). The film has been in troubled waters even before it went on floors. After it got rolling, the schedules kept getting delayed due to some reason or the other. 

After numerous obstacles, Jagga Jasoos was finally completed by its lead pair, Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif and the film got a release date of 7 April this year. However, it seems there might be further delay in the release of the film.