Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani is one of the most anticipated films of Bollywood as it marks the return of Karan Johar to direction after seven years. Starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles, this heartwarming family drama also stars veteran actors Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi and Dharmendra in key roles.

Initially slated to release on February 10, 2023, four days before Valentine's Day, the film will now hit the theaters on April 28 next year, as revealed by Karan Johar in his latest Instagram post. The director captioned his post, "My heart is filled with excitement and gratitude #RockyAurRaniKiPremKahani releasing in cinemas near you on 28th April, 2023!".

Sharing the new release date, he posted a note that read, "After 7 years, it's time for me to return to my first home - the cinemas. I had the absolute honour of working with not one, but many illustrious actors on the set of my 7th film. The familial nostalgic feeling of an ensemble cast, creating music that captivates the hearts and a story that runs deep to the roots of our family traditions."

"It's that time again - to huddle with your family and friends, buy the popcorn and witness just sheer love and entertainment unfold on the big screen. We're overwhelmed and impatiently excited to finally inform Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani in cinemas 28th April 2023", his note concluded.