Poster with initial release date
|Directed by||Rohit Shetty|
|Produced by||Hiroo Yash Johar|
|Written by||Farhad Samji|
|Screenplay by||Yunus Sajawal|
|Story by||Rohit Shetty|
Lijo George – DJ Chetas
|Cinematography||Jomon T. John|
|Edited by||Bunty Nagi|
|Distributed by||Reliance Entertainment|
Sooryavanshi is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action film directed by Rohit Shetty and written by Yunus Sajawal. Produced by Hiroo Yash Johar, Aruna Bhatia, Apoorva Mehta and Rohit Shetty. It is the fourth installment of Shetty's Police Universe and features Akshay Kumar as the titular character opposite Katrina Kaif. The film co-stars Gulshan Grover, Abhimanyu Singh, Niharica Raizada, Jackie Shroff, Sikandar Kher, Nikitin Dheer, Vivan Bhatena and Javed Jaffrey, while Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh reprise their roles of Singham and Simmba from the franchise's previous films.
Kumar's character was announced towards the end of Simmba that served as a character introduction of Sooryavanshi. He is playing DCP Veer Sooryavanshi, the chief of the Anti-Terrorism Squad. Principal photography for the film began in May 2019 and was completed in November 2019. Initially scheduled for release on 24 March 2020, the film was indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
DCP Veer Sooryavanshi, the chief of the Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad and his team join forces with Inspector Sangram Bhalerao and DCP Bajirao Singham to stop a terrorist batch planning to attack Mumbai.
- Akshay Kumar as DCP Veer Sooryavanshi
- Katrina Kaif as Dr. Aditi Sooryavanshi
- Ajay Devgn as DCP Bajirao Singham
- Ranveer Singh as Inspector Sangram "Simmba" Bhalerao
- Gulshan Grover as Usmani
- Abhimanyu Singh as Vinod Thapar
- Niharica Raizada as Tara
- Jackie Shroff
- Sikander Kher
- Nikitin Dheer
- Vivan Bhatena
- Kumud Mishra
- Mrunal Jain
- Rajendra Gupta
- Javed Jaffrey
The film was announced in December 2018 through the post-credit scenes of the Shetty's Police Universe film Simmba. On 5 March 2019, film trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the first look posters of the film on his Twitter account. Unlike previous entries in the franchise, Sooryavanshi is not based on any existing work, but an original story. Principal photography begun in Mumbai on 6 May. The next schedule of the film took place in Bangkok. Filming of climax scene started in Hyderabad in October. The film wrapped up on 30 November.
Marketing and release
On 5 March 2019, the day when two posters of the film were out, Akshay Kumar and Rohit Shetty announced that they have planned to release the film on 22 May 2020, coinciding with the festival Eid-ul-Fitr. Later, it was announced on 12 June 2019 that the release has been preponed to March 2020. On 12 March 2020 the release of the film was postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On 28 December 2019, Reliance Entertainment released a video to celebrate one year of Simmba which included a short clip from the film's climax. The official trailer was released by Reliance Entertainment on 2 March 2020.
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