In a new one, Rohit Shetty is expanding Bollywood’s ‘cop universe’ with Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi and gives an appearance with ‘Singham’ Ajay and ‘Simmba’ Ranveer Singh. Rohit Shetty used his Instagram to make an announcement of the expansion of his ‘cop universe’. He achieved this goal of his with a pic that had all three, Sooryavanshi, Singham and Simmba in the frame.
Rohit Shetty gave Bollywood fans Singham around 8 years back in 2011, which was an epic cop action-drama. The film featuring Ajay Devgn in the Singham’s role was a blockbuster. And was also an inspiration for some children’s animated characters. Then 3 years later after Singham, in 2014, he made its sequel titled Singham Returns, in which Kareena Kapoor was Singham’s lady love. Last year in 2018, he directed another cop based movie: Simmba that had Deepika’s Hubby Ranveer in the male lead.
Now, Rohit is also set to undertake an expansion of his ‘cop universe’, as he kickstarts the shoot of his upcoming directorial titled Sooryavanshi starring Akshay Kumar in the titular role. In the movie, the Khiladi of Bollywood will portray the role of an ATS chief and will also romance Katrina Kaif. To share the news about his new project with Bollywood fans, Rohit took to his Instagram page and shared a photo posing with Ajay, Akshay and Ranveer announcing his cop universe. This pic also had Karan Johar, who co-produced Simmba and will be backing Sooryavanshi too.
These were his captioned words in exact in his Instagram post, “And the Universe Expands…Our GAME BEGINS… @ajaydevgn @akshaykumar @ranveersingh @karanjohar @katrinakaif #kareenakapoorkhan @saraalikhan95 @rohitshettypicturez @reliance.entertainment @dharmamovies #capeofgoodfilms #sooryavanshi”
Here’s the post:
Akshay Kumar also shared the same pic and captioned it with words,
“The cop universe just got bigger as #Sooryavanshi takes charge!”
When it comes to Sooryavanshi, it will enter the production stage as you read this news and will be extensively shot in Mumbai, Goa, Hyderabad, and Bangkok. It is all set to release on Eid’s eve next year in 2020.