After the success of Simmba that was released in 2018, director-actor duo Rohit Shetty and Ranveer Singh joined hands for the period comedy titled Cirkus. The film went on floors in November 2020 and also stars Pooja Hegde, Jacqueline Fernandez, Varun Sharma, and Johny Lever in prominent roles.
While the makers are yet to announce the official release date, the digital rights of the film have been acquired by the streaming giant NETFLIX, while the satellite rights have been acquired by the ZEE network, the theatrical rights have been acquired by Reliance Entertainment.
The film is based on the classic play, The Comedy of Errors, which inspired the Gulzar cult comedy, Angoor and is set in the 1960s. Ranveer Singh will be starring in a double role as the story is about a pair of identical twins who are separated by birth. Both of his characters will have attendants played by Varun Sharma.
The film is produced by Reliance Entertainment and T- series along with Rohit Shetty Picturez.