Rohit Shetty finds the PERFECT villain for Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif starrer 'Sooryavanshi'

Rohit Shetty who is seen with Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif in Sooryavanshi has now found the perfect actor to play the deadly villain in the fourth instalment of his Cop Universe

Rohit Shetty finds the PERFECT villain for Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif starrer 'Sooryavanshi' Rohit Shetty finds the PERFECT villain for Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif starrer 'Sooryavanshi' Source : Press

Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif's starrer Sooryavanshi just gets bigger and bigger day-by-day. After it was reported that Rohit Shetty roped in Neena Gupta to play the role of Akshay's mother in the movie, he has finally found the deadliest villain for the cop-drama.

A popular villain from the South, Abhimanyu Singh, will be seen playing the role of the main villain in Sooryavasnhi. He made his debut with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra' Aks and was also recently seen in Sridevi starrer mom. He is also known for his roles in movies like Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Mom, Once Upon In Time In Mumbai Dobaara!, Jannat, etc.

In a recent interview confirming his role in Sooryavasnhi, Abhimanyu said, "It began when Rohit sir saw my 2017 Tamil action-thriller Theeran, which was based on a true story. It was a big hit in which I had played a villain with heroic shades. He liked my performance in that film and thought that I would fit the role of the baddie in Sooryavanshi. It so happens that I live near Rohit sir's office and one day, he called me over and congratulated me for bagging the part."

He further revealed, "It's an interesting role. Akshay sir and I have known each other for a while now and it has been a great shoot from the first day. It was a serious scene and we had to complete it in a day, which we did. It was lovely shooting with Akshay sir and Rohit sir made me feel as if we have known each other for years."

Akshay Kumar in Sooryavasnhi will play the role of ATS chief Veer Sooryavanshi and will be seen shooting in Mumbai for a few days. They will later move to Bangkok for Akshay's introductory scene. the movie is said to be released on Eid 2020.


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