Directed by: Rohit Shetty
Starring: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh, Anupam Kher, Ajay Devgn, Jackie Shroff, Neena Gupta, Gulshan Grover, Haelyn Shastri, Abhimanyu Singh
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Release Date: 27 March 2020
Running Time: –
The action-packed adventures of an anti-terror Squad in India.
Sooryavanshi is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language action film directed by Rohit Shetty and written by Sajid-Farhad. Produced by Shetty, Karan Johar, Aruna Bhatia, Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta, 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 and Vivan Bhatena, while Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh reprise their roles of Singham and Simmba from the franchise’s previous films in cameo appearances.
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. It is to be theatrically released in India on 27 March 2020.
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.
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. Finally, It is to be theatrically released in India on 24 March 2020.
A clip of the film’s climax launched by Reliance Entertainment was unveiled on 28 December 2019.
The songs for Sooryavanshi will be reportedly composed by Himesh Reshammiya, while the score, is to be composed and produced by Amar Mohile. Sukhwinder Singh will sing a song named “Jal Rahi Hai”. The song “Tip Tip Barsa Pani” from the film Mohra, will be recreated.
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