An actor who has a busy 2021 up ahead is National Award-winner Dhanush, whose lineup includes films namely the Karthik Subbaraj-directed Jagame Thanthiram, which is gearing up for a release soon. Likewise, the multi-talented superstar's Karnan directed by Pariyerum Perumal fame Mari Selvaraj will be hitting screens on April 9 as a huge summer treat. Dhanush, who is currently in the US to attend a workshop before beginning to shoot for his next Hollywood film, The Gray Man, to be directed by Avengers: Endgame fame The Russo Brothers and also starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans, is also attached to Tamil films like Ratsasan director Ramkumar's D42 and Karthick Naren's tentatively titled D43 under the Sathya Jyothi Films banner, including Sun Pictures' D44 and director Vetri Maaran's project being produced by Elred Kumar's RS Infotainment banner. Dhanush had also been cast in a lead role alongside Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan in the highly-anticipated Hindi film, Atrangi Re

Now, the much-awaited release date for the Akshay Kumar, Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan starrer, Atrangi Re, directed by Aanand L Rai has been announced by Color Yellow Productions. They tweeted, "Mark the date! The #AtrangiRe team will spread romance and make its way to the big screens on August 6, 2021! The countdown has officially begun!". Featuring a screenplay by Himanshu Sharma, Atrangi Re is a joint production venture of T-Series, Colour Yellow Productions and Cape of Good Films banners, with music being composed by Academy Award-winning composer A. R. Rahman. 

Atrangi Re also marks the reunion for Dhanush with director Aanand L Rai after they worked together on the romantic drama film, Raanjhanaa, which turned out to be a nationwide blockbuster. There has been tremendous hype surrounding the upcoming film as it is Dhanush's third film in Bollywood after Raanjhanaa and Shamitabh, with the actor already a sensation among fans up North, especially after his 'Why This Kolaveri Di' took the nation by storm. Dhanush's popularity reached sky-high levels after the 'Rowdy Baby' song went on to capture the attention of fans around the country. All sights will now be set on Atrangi Re's first visuals, including A. R. Rahman's songs, which will no doubt be a major highlight.