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Shoe Bite

Shoebite is an unreleased Bollywood drama romance film that would of been directed by Shoojit Sircar, produced by Ronnie Screwvala and was going to be made by UTV Motion Pictures, also, the soundtracks would be produced by pakistani music composer Gulzar.

Plot[]

A man called John Pereira, who grew up in his 60s, goes out on a unforgettable journey to finding himself.

Cast[]

  • Amitabh Bachchan as John Pereira

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. According to Singh, while getting the NOC was difficult, Amitabh Bachchan refused to do the film without the issue being resolved.
  2. Ronnie Screwvala, who used to be UTV Motion Pictures head, left the studio in 2019.
  3. The script was hard to write, despite half the the story being finished.

Response to the cancellation[]

In March 2018, Amitabh Bachchan requested the filmmakers to release the film,, saying "Yes... put aside the internal debate, issues, or personal view points and give this labour of love from Shoojit Sircar a chance for others to appreciate this novel story and film... Please.. "

Did You Know?[]

  • During production, the movie was titled Johnny Mastana and later Johnny Walker.

Results[]

  • Shoebite was permanently cancelled.
  • UTV Motion Pictures rudely ignored Shoojit's request to revive the film, because of this, the film will likely never be released.

References[]

Even though the film is cancelled, some footage has surfaced, and the trailer/interview is still up:

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2JnzoJjmgQ
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0ACUsWPiHc
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