Helicopter Eela to now release on 12th October owing to the ill health of Director Pradeep Sarkar
Pradeep Sarkar was recently diagnosed with dengue and was hospitalised. While in the hospital he came out to direct a scene with Mr.Bachchan to complete the shooting schedule of Helicopter Eela. Special care was taken with an ambulance and a doctor on standby on the set. He had an IV drip on his hand and after completing the shoot he went back to the hospital to continue with his treatment.
Ajay Devgn did not want to continue the post of the film without Pradeep Sarkar and will wait for him to come out of the hospital and be fit enough to resume work.
Helicopter Eela features Kajol in the lead role as an aspiring singer and single mother and is written by Mitesh Shah and Anand Gandhi. It is based on the Gujarati play Beta, Kaagdo, written by the same author.
The film began in January 2017, and shoot commenced from 24 January 2018.
It is scheduled for release on 7th September 2018 and now it has got a new release date in October.