Akshay Kumar is playing ATS Chief Veer Sooryanshi in Rohit Shetty's next directorial venture
Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi is in the news for quite sometime now. In the climax of Ranveer Singh's Simmba, director Rohit Shetty introduced Akshay Kumar as kickass ATS (Anti-Terrorist Squad) chief Veer Sooryavanshi and stated that a separate film on the character will hit the screens in December. But later, the makers announced the new release date of Eid 2020 with the first look poster. While the hunt for a female lead was going on for a long time, now we have heard that the makers have zeroed in on Katrina Kaif.
Well, this is surely great news for all the Khiladi and Katrina Kaif fans as their favourite onscreen pair will reunite after 9 long years. The duo have worked together in hits like Humko Deewana Kar Gaye, Namastey London, Tees Maar Khan, De Dana Dan, Blue, Singh Is King and Welcome and have garnered praises for their crackling chemistry.
Sooryavanshi will be produced under the banners of Dharma Productions along with Cape of Good Films and Rohit Shetty Picturez. Meanwhile, Akshaywill be next seen in Mission Mangal, which is scheduled to release on August 15 during the Independence Day weekend. The film will be jointly-partnered by Pad Man helmer R Balki and will be directed by Jagan Shakti. The film features the ensemble cast of Sharman Joshi, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen in pivotal roles.