After much buzz and rumors about who is finally going to play opposite Akshay Kumar in his upcoming hyped movie Sooryavanshi. The news has been now confirmed of Katrina Kaif playing the role of Akshay Kumar’s lady in the venture.
Sooryavanshi will be the fourth film in what has been described as Rohit Shetty’s “cop universe”. Kumar’s character is an anti-terror squad officer who was introduced in the final minutes of Shetty’s 2018 blockbuster Simmba, starring Ranveer Singh.
Akshay Kumar made the announcement on Twitter on Monday. He tweeted, “Welcome to our COP UNIVERSE #KatrinaKaif…OUR SOORYAVANSHI GIRL #RohitShetty @karanjohar @RelianceEnt @RSPicturez @DharmaMovies #CapeOfGoodFilms.
Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif last film together was Tees Maar Khan back in 2010 and now straight after 10 years, they will come back with Sooryavanshi. The film is being bankrolled by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, Shetty’s Rohit Shetty Picturez, Kumar’s Cape of Good Films, and Reliance Entertainment.
Sooryavanshi will be Katrina Kaif’s sixth film with Akshay Kumar after such hits as Namastey London (2007), Welcome (2007) and Singh Is Kinng (2008). The film is scheduled for an Eid 2020 release, alongside Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Inshallah, starring Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt.