Katrina Kaif Praises Sooryavanshi Director Rohit Shetty and is Happy to Work with Akshay Kumar Again
Katrina Kaif, last seen in Salman Khan-starrer Bharat, is reuniting with Akshay Kumar after nine years for Rohit Shetty’s action flick Sooryavanshi
Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has appeared alongside Akshay Kumar in hit films like Namastey London and Singh is Kingg. The pair has now reunited after nine years for their upcoming flick Sooryavanshi, which will be the latest addition to Rohit Shetty’s cop drama films, after films like Singam (2010), Singam 2 (2013), Si3 (2017) and Simmba (2018). Katrina, who was last seen in Salman Khan-starrer Bharat, is happy to be working on this project and reuniting with her former co-star, as she shared in a recent interview, “Akshay and I reunite for the film and we have worked in some great films in the past. It's a dream team and I'm happy to be a part of it."
The 36-year old actress, who is the female lead of Sooryavanshi, also shared her views on the film, "Sooryavanshi has a really interesting story and I've always loved Rohit's films." She did not however share any other details regarding the project, which has been co-produced by Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar.
Sooryavanshi, which is slated for release on 27 March 2020, will see Akshay in the role of Veer Sooryavanshi, an anti-terrorist squad officer. This character was introduced to the audience in a cameo role in the 2018 Simmba, starring Ranveer Singh. This is however the first time that director Rohit Shetty and Akshay Kumar are working together. Badhai Ho actress Neena Gupta will be seen playing the role of Akshay’s mother and the movie also stars Gulshan Grover and Anumpam Kher in supporting roles. Meanwhile, Akshay will be seen in a number of other movies. His upcoming movie Mission Managal -- based on the real-life story of the Indian Space Research Organisation's Mars Orbiter Mission -- will be released on 15th August 2019. The actor is also working in Bachchan Pandey, which will be released on Christmas next year.