The makers of the forthcoming Bollywood film Jabariya Jodi, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra, have revealed a release date. The  Prashant Singh directorial will present a take on Bihar’s ‘pakadwa vivaah (groom abduction)’.

On December 6, Ekta Kapoor, who is the producer of the film, took to Twitter and announced the final date. “Zabardast aur Ekdum mast! Gear up for#JabariyaJodiOn17thMay,” the tweet read.

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Actress Parineeti Chopra also shared a playful stop motion poster, showing Sidharth and her having a blast in a Maha Shivratri set up. “Hum aa rahe hai agle saal karne zabardast dhamaal! Gear up for #JabariyaJodiOn17thMay,” she wrote.

Starring Aparshakti Khurrana as Parineeti Chopra’s friend, Sanjay Mishra as her father, Neeraj Sood as her father’s friend, Gopal Dutt as an inspector, Javed Jaffrey as Sidharth Malhotra’s father and Chandan Roy Sanyal as his friend, Jabariya Jodi promises captivating performances by the entire cast along with the leading duo, Parineeti and Siddharth.

The romantic comedy is produced by Ekta Kapoor under the banner of Balaji Telefilms and Shailesh R. Singh’s Karma Media and Ent.