Sooryavanshi is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action film directed by Rohit Shetty and written by Yunus Sajawal. Produced by Hiroo Yash Johar, Aruna Bhatia, Apoorva Mehta and Rohit Shetty. 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, Vivan Bhatena and Javed Jaffrey, while Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh reprise their roles of Singham and Simmba from the franchise’s previous films.
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. Initially scheduled for release on 24 March 2020, the film was indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
DCP Veer Sooryavanshi, the chief of the Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad and his team join forces with Inspector Sangram Bhalerao and DCP Bajirao Singham to stop a terrorist batch planning to attack Mumbai.
Akshay Kumar as DCP Veer Sooryavanshi
Katrina Kaif as Dr. Aditi Sooryavanshi
Ajay Devgn as DCP Bajirao Singham
Ranveer Singh as Inspector Sangram “Simmba” Bhalerao
Gulshan Grover as Usmani
Abhimanyu Singh as Vinod Thapar
Niharica Raizada as Tara
Jackie Shroff as Lakshar Khan