Mumbai (Web Desk): Bollywood star Katrina Kaif has been roped in for filmmaker Rohit Shetty’s next, titled ‘Sooryavanshi’, starring actor Akshay Kumar, Indian media reported.
The movie will release on Eid 2020, clashing with the Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt-starrer ‘Inshallah’.
Kumar, who has previously worked with Kaif in films such as ‘Namaste London’ and ‘Singh is Kinng’, welcomed the actress, whom he called “Sooryavanshi girl”.
“Welcome to our cop universe Katrina Kaif... Our ‘Sooryavanshi’ girl,” he wrote.
Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is bank rolling the film, shared a photograph of himself along with Kumar, Kaif and Shetty.
I'm here for this couple.????— ♡ (@wockween) April 21, 2019
After 9 years we will finally see these two together again.
I'm gonna trust Katrina on this & I will stfu until further notice.✌???? #Sooryavanshi pic.twitter.com/ILtpknRS3F
He captioned the image: “Welcoming the ‘Sooryavanshi’ girl on board Katrina Kaif! Releasing on Eid 2020!”
Kumar will play the lead role of Veer Suryavanshi, a character that was introduced as an Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) officer in a cameo role by performed by the ‘Kesari’ star in ‘Simmba’.