Known for having built his own copverse, the man behind flying cars, and heroic Bollywood action movies are all set for his OTT debut with another project revolving around a police officer. Shetty has previously directed four cop movies including Singham, Singham Returns, Simmba, and Sooryavanshi starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles.
Latest reports suggest that the director has roped in actor Sidharth Malhotra for his debut OTT web series, which expands his copverse.
Shetty’s cop series to premiere on Amazon Prime Video
It seems the Shershaah actor has turned winner among front runners Vicky Kaushal and Tiger Shroff for Shetty’s cop series, which is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video.
Sharing details about the project, a source has revealed to Pinkvilla, “Sid and Rohit have been discussing a probable collaboration for a while now and things have finally fallen in place with this web show.”
Shetty’s cop series to be directed by debutant Sushwanth Prakash?
The source further revealed that the film will hit the floors next year, and is directed by debutant Sushwant Prakash. “It will take off next year and will be helmed by debutant Sushwanth Prakash. Though it’s a cop-based series, the tone and treatment are very different from what the audience has seen in the digital world.”
From ‘Mission Majnu’ to ‘Thank God’, Malhotra’s upcoming Bollywood films
Speaking of Malhotra, the actor will be seen alongside Rashmika Mandanna in Mission Majnu.
He will also star in the Hindi remake of Thadam, directed by Vardhan Ketkar, and in Indra Kumar’s Thank God. These are a few of his much-anticipated upcoming movies.
Reportedly, the 36-year-old actor is also in talks to feature in a Dharma Productions venture, details about which are yet unknown.
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Shetty’s ‘Sooryavanshi’ releasing in theatres on November 5
On the personal front, Malhotra is rumoured to be dating his Shershaah co-star Kiara Advani.
Moreover, Shetty’s cop-based web series will be a mega-budget production.
Apart from this, Shetty is awaiting the release of his upcoming film Sooryavanshi, which is set to hit theatres on November 5 and arrive on Netflix on December 5, 2021, a month after its theatrical release.