‘Cirkus’ OTT release date: OTT rights bagged by Netflix


  • Directed by Rohit Shetty, Cirkus is loosely based on The Comedy of Errors, a play by William Shakespeare
  • Actor Ranveer Singh will be seen playing a double role in a film
  • Post the theatrical run, fans can watch Cirkus on Netflix

This year, for Bollywood, will end on a high note as one of the highly-anticipated big-ticket films, Cirkus, is expected to release globally in the last week of December.

Cirkus: Cast and Crew

On Christmas weekend, Bollywood has come with a big-ticket release Cirkus. Co-produced by Rohit Shetty Productionz and T-Series, Cirkus is presented as a period comedy-drama starring Ranveer Singh in the lead role, along with Varun Sharma, Pooja Hegde, and Jacqueline Fernandez in supporting roles. Loosely based on The Comedy of Errors, a play by William Shakespeare, Cirkus will see Ranveer in a double role. Besides the cast, Deepika Padukone and Ajay Devgn will also be seen in Cirkus in special appearances.

The film is written by Farhad Samji, Sanchit Bedre, and Vidhi Ghodgaonkar. The screenplay has been given by Yunus Sajawal. The cinematography of Cirkus has been done by Jomon T. John, while Bunty Nagi has edited the film.

A list of music directors – Devi Sri Prasad, Badshah, Lijo George, and DJ Chetas – have given the music for the film.

Cirkus: OTT Release Date

The filming began in November 2020; however, owing to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the final schedule was stopped and resumed a year later, with the entire process finishing in November 2022. As per reports, the film was scheduled for a release in December 2021, but the delay during filming and production led to the dates being postponed for over a year.

Cirkus will hit theatres globally on December 23, 2022, as a festival release. Digital rights have also been acquired by an OTT giant. Post the theatrical run, fans can watch Cirkus on Netflix. The release dates for the digital premiere are yet to be announced.

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Cirkus: Trailer and Story

Not much has been revealed about the film. However, the trailer reveals that the film will revolve around Identical twins. The synopsis of the film, as shared by the makers on IMDb, reads, “Two sets of identical twins are accidentally separated at birth. When they are coincidentally in the same town several years later, there’s a lot of confusion and misunderstandings as people mistake them for each other.”

Cirkus: ‘Current Laga Re’ launch

Besides the trailer, the makers of the film have also released the first song from the film, which became a rage immediately after the release. The song ‘Current Laga Re’ has been sung by Nakash Aziz and stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. On the sixth day, post the release, the song had garnered over 56 million views on YouTube.

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Besides Cirkus, actor Ranveer Singh will be alongside Alia Bhatt, Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, and others in Dharma Productions’ Rocky aur Rani ki Prem Kahani. Directed by Karan Johar, the filming for the project has been completed and is expected to release in April 2023.