Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif’s film Sooryavanshi is one of the most highly anticipated films. The shooting for the film kicked off this year in Bangkok and several pictures and videos giving a glimpse into the action scenes had made it to the Internet, piquing our curiosity. Katrina and Akshay will be coming together after a hiatus of 9 years, and fans are very excited. Now, there is an update about the film, and as per reports, Neena Gupta, who had been roped in to play the role of Akshay Kumar’s mother in Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi, has exited the film.
According to a report in Mid-Day, Badhaai Ho actress Neena Gupta filmed for a few days for Sooryavanshi, and that’s when the makers of the film realized that her track didn’t add to the story and did not fit seamlessly into the larger narrative. When this was conveyed to Neena Gupta, she was very understanding about it and exited professionally. A source told Mid-Day, “After filming with her for few days, the makers realised that her track was not fitting seamlessly into the larger narrative. The story revolves around Akshay and Katrina's characters, with the former essaying the role of a brave cop. When it was conveyed to Neenaji that her part wouldn't be etched out as well as they had hoped, she understood the dilemma and bowed out of the film. She joked with Rohit that he will have to make up for this by offering her a role in his next." ALSO READ: Sooryavanshi: Akshay Kumar Shoots An Action Sequence On Mumbai Streets, Causes Traffic Jam
In other news, Akshay Kumar recently caused a traffic jam on the streets of Mumbai as he shot for an action sequence for Sooryavanshi. Akshay Kumar will be playing the role of DCP Veer Sooryavanshi, while Katrina Kaif will play Akshay’s wife. The film is a part of Rohit Shetty’s cop universe that includes Ranveer Singh's Simmba and Ajay Devgn's Singham. Sooryavanshi will hit the big screens in March 2020.
Image Source: Instagram/neena_gupta/itsrohitshetty
They say the best things in life are free! India’s favourite music channels 9XM, 9X Jalwa, 9X Jhakaas, 9X Tashan, 9XO are available Free-To-Air. Make a request for these channels from your Cable, DTH or HITS operator.