Katrina joins Sooryavanshi

The makers of ‘Sooryavanshi’ on Monday announced that Katrina Kaif will share screen space with Akshay Kumar in the upcoming cop drama. ‘Sooryavanshi’ is a part of filmmaker Rohit Shetty’s cop universe, which includes films like ‘Singham’, ‘Singham Returns’ and ‘Simmba’.

Akshay, who will play the titular role in the movie, took to Instagram to welcome Katrina to the team. The actor shared a photo featuring himself, Rohit, Katrina and producer Karan Johar.

‘Sooryavanshi’ also marks the first collaboration of Katrina Kaif and Rohit Shetty. Interestingly, Akshay and Katrina have previously worked together in ‘Namastey London’, ‘Humko Deewana Kar Gaye’, ‘Singh is King’ and ‘Welcome’.

Rohit’s last film ‘Simmba’ broke box office records. It did a lifetime business of Rs 240.31 crore.

‘Sooryavanshi’ is being jointly produced by Rohit Shetty, Karan Johar and Akshay Kumar. It is slated to release around Eid next year.   

—Indian Express