Akshay Kumar starrer Sooryavanshi is one of the much-awaited films of the year. In the film, Akshay will plays Veer Sooryavanshi, who reportedly is the Anti-Terrorism Squad chief.
Ever since Rohit Shetty announced his collaboration with Akshay Kumar for ‘Sooryavanshi’, everyone has been eagerly waiting to know who will be cast as the lead actress in this film. After several speculations, it’s finally confirmed that Katrina Kaif has been paired with Akshay in the action-packed masala film.
Katrina Kaif to cast opposite Akshay Kumar in Sooryavanshi
Karan Johar who has joined hands with Rohit Shetty for the film welcoming Katrina Kaif on board. KJo took to the micro-blogging site and made the official announcement.
He captioned the pic as, “Welcoming the #Sooryavanshi girl on board, #KatrinaKaif! Releasing on Eid 2020!”
Welcoming the #Sooryavanshi girl on board, #KatrinaKaif! Releasing on Eid 2020!@akshaykumar #RohitShetty #HirooYashJohar #ArunaBhatia @apoorvamehta18 @RelianceEnt @RSPicturez #CapeOfGoodFilms @DharmaMovies pic.twitter.com/DDxt9pXLeq
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) April 22, 2019
On a related note, ‘Sooryavanshi’ will be Akshay & Katrina’s seventh film together. They have earlier worked with each other in films like ‘Humko Deewana Kar Gaye’, ‘Namastey London’, ‘Welcome’, ‘Singh Is Kinng’, De Dana Dan’ and ‘Tees Maar Khan’.
Rohit Shetty had introduced Akshay Kumar as the lead actor of Sooryavanshi at the end of Simmba, in which Ajay Devgn also had an extended cameo. In the film, Akshay Kumar made a brief appearance as the cop Sooryavanshi, who will “take charge in 2019.”
Directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Hiroo Yash Johar, Aruna Bhatia, Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Sooryavanshi will go on floors in May 2019.