Mumbai: John Abraham's "Parmanu The Story of Pokhran" is set to release on May 4.
Directed by Abhishek Sharma, the film also features Diana Penty and Boman Irani and is produced by John's production house, JA Entertainment.
"Much in line with India's journey to becoming a nuclear power, our film's journey to its release has also had its own ups and downs. However, it is perhaps a befitting tribute to the true heroes of our nuclear program- our army and our scientists, that Parmanu is releasing in the same month as we are celebrate 20 years of Operation Shakti- India's nuclear test explosions in Pokhran in May 1998.
"We are extremely proud of the film and what it stands for and can't wait to take it to our audience on 4th May, 2018," JA Entertainment's spokesperson said in a statement.
The release date comes after the news of a fallout between John's JA Entertainment and co-producers KriArj Entertainment.
Earlier KriArj Entertainment had blamed John Abraham Entertainment for not fulfilling its “commitment of completing and intimating us of the completion the film and is fraudulently trying to delay the release of the film thereby causing huge monetary losses and damage to our reputation”.
John's team has now issued a statement, accusing KriArj Entertainment of committing "material breaches", which according to them led to the termination of contract....