Shoojit Sircar's 'October' Release Preponed, Varun Dhawan Shares His Worried-Faced First Look

| October 30 , 2017 , 13:48 IST

Varun Dhawan has established a niche for himself in Bollywood with his phenomenal performances within six years of his acting debut and the box-office collection of his latest release 'Judwaa 2' has boosted his confidence ten-fold.

Known for his refreshing yet intense films, 'Piku' director Shoojit Sircar has collaborated with the versatile actor for his upcoming love story titled 'October'. The film which was earlier slated to release on June 1, 2018, will now hit the theatres on April 13, 2018.

In the latest picture posted by Varun on his Twitter handle, he shared his first look at the film while informing his fans regarding the release date change. Looking worried while running on streets, Dhawan is looking as if facing an intense situation.

Newbie Banita Sandhu will play the lead actor's love interest in the film. Juhi Chaturvedi who is known for her frequent collaboration with Sircar has written this slice-of-life love story.

Talking about their alliance, Shoojit has earlier said, "Juhi Chaturvedi and I have always tried to create stories from the reflections of real-life moments that we see around us. October is another effort to explore those moments out of simple situations of life."

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Varun who has majorly worked in comedy and light-hearted films before will be seen playing a serious role in 'October'. His 'Badlapur' role also had the actor in a similar character which he nailed with his dedication and acting prowess.

While talking about his character in the film, Varun has earlier said, "October is a beautiful story in which I play a character with many layers. It’s a difficult character to play. I just want to surrender to my part and show people a new side of me."

The director had earlier talked about his views on 'October'. He said, "It is a genre that I have always wanted to delve in. While love and romance have been entwined with Indian cinema, there is abundance in that emotion that everyone can have their own interpretations of."