Priyanka Chopra's `Mary Kom` film to release on Gandhi Jayanti

IANS| Last Updated: Apr 03, 2014, 08:30 AM IST

Mumbai: The release date of ‘Mary Kom’, the much-awaited biopic on Olympic medal-winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom, has been locked. It will come out Oct 2, celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti across the country every year.

Viacom18 Motion Pictures Wednesday announced the release date of the film, which stars Priyanka Chopra in the title role. The project is directed by Omung Kumar.

Taking forward the phenomenal success of ‘Queen’, the studio has also announced that its action thriller ‘Gabbar’, co-starring Akshay Kumar and Shruti Hassan and directed by Krish, will release Jan 23, 2015, co-inciding with the Republic Day weekend.