Sooryavanshi: Jackie Shroff Roped In For A New Role, Months After Wrapping Shoot

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'Sooryavanshi' director Rohit Shetty has roped in Jackie Shroff to play a role in the film months after the initial shoots have wrapped. Read on

Written By Amir Khollam | Mumbai | Updated On:

Director Rohit Shetty's cop universe is about to witness a new entry in its extended star cast. Veteran actor Jackie Shroff will be portraying a small part in the upcoming Akshay Kumar starrer Sooryanshi. It was earlier revealed that the makers of the film have added a few characters and plot points to the film in order to flesh out the screenplay further. Jackie Shroff is reportedly one of the additions to the star cast of Sooryanshi

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Jackie Shroff joins the cast of Sooryavanshi

Previously, Akshay Kumar had revealed that the shoots for Sooryavanshi had wrapped in November 2019. But, director Rohit Shetty decided to add a few characters during the post-production of the film. The actor shot his scenes with the antagonist of the film, Abhimanyu Singh in Ooty a few days back. The lead star cast of Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif were not present during the shoots.

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Jackie Shroff also opened up about working with Rohit Shetty for Sooryavanshi while talking to a news daily. Actor Jackie Shroff stated that it is a fantastic experience to work with Rohit as he has also worked with his father. Jackie Shroff believes that Rohit has a definite command on his craft and films. The actor shared that he had a great experience while working with Rohit Shetty as he is completely aware of the story he wishes to portray onscreen. 

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Jackie Shroff added furthermore that it is fantastic to feature in a film with young stars. The actor believes that featuring in a film like Sooryavanshi gives him great strength. Jackie Shroff concluded stating that though he cannot disclose the character he will play in Sooryavanshi; it is an immensely interesting character. Sooryavanshi will release on March 27, 2020. 


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