Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been signed in to play the role of a roaring villain against Ranbir Kapoor in Shamshera. Yash Raj Films took to twitter to make the announcement, “We’ve got an ultimate casting coup! Our upcoming action adventure #Shamshera has a roaring villain against #RanbirKapoor. It’s the one & only #SanjayDutt | @duttsanjay | @karanmalhotra21 | @ShamsheraMovie”.
We've got an ultimate casting coup! Our upcoming action adventure #Shamshera has a roaring villain against #RanbirKapoor. It's the one & only #SanjayDutt | @duttsanjay | @karanmalhotra21 | @ShamsheraMovie
— Yash Raj Films (@yrf) May 10, 2018
This film is being directed by Karan Malhotra and produced by Aditya Chopra. It is going to be a 3D action adventure and full of entertainment masala film. Shooting is planned to get started in end of September making it possibly a 2019 release. Teaser of the film has been released, in 45 sec video Ranbir Kapoor is seen with a scarred face holding a battle axe in one hand and arrows in another.
Ranbir Kapoor is to play a dacoit in Shamshera. While talking to media earlier Ranbir Kapoor has talked about his role in this upcoming movie, “Shamshera is exactly the film I was looking for. While growing up watching Hindi commercial cinema, I had an image of what a film hero should be doing. Shamshera allows me to do everything that I had imagined and it’s a very exciting project for me. Karan is going to take me completely out of my comfort zone and I’m looking forward to this challenge”.
For now, Ranbir Kapoor is playing Sanjay Datt in biopic, Sanju, directed by Rajkumar Hirani which will be releasing on 29th June.