After the huge success of 2014 action thriller Ek Villain: There’s One in Every Love Story, starring Sidharth Malhotra, Shraddha Kapoor and Reteish Deshmukh, director Mohit Suri is all set to deliver its sequel soon.
It will be a spiritual sequel titled Ek Villain Returns and the storyline will be completely different from the previous one, which shows a serial killer, who murdered a young women and later her husband took revenge on the killer.
The upcoming film will be produced by ace filmmakers Ekta Kapoor, her mother Shobha Kapoor under their banner Balaji Motion Pictures along with Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar under their banner T-Series.
The cinematography in the film is handled by Vikas Sivaraman.
Ek Villain Returns Star Cast
The star cast of the upcoming sequel is completely different from the previous one as the makers didn’t cast any of the stars from the previous movie.
Bollywood’s handsome hunk star John Abraham is cast as the lead actor in the film. He was last seen in action thriller Satyameva Jayate 2, which turned out to be a complete failure at the Box office.
Bollywood’s fitness queen Disha Patani and Tara Sutaria are cast as the leading ladies in the film while Arjun Kapoor who has been struggling to deliver some big hits for the past few years, will also be seen in the key role.
Earlier, Aditya Roy Kapoor was signed for the role for which now the makers have cast Arjun Kapoor but due to some differences with director Mohit Suri, he was later backed out.
Telugu actor J.D. Chakravarthy, who also worked in a few Hindi films including Ram Gopal Varma directorial action Blockbuster Shiva, will play an inspector in the film.
Ek Villain Returns Release Date
Director Mohit Suri, on March 17, 2022 while announcing a wrap for the film, also revealed its release day through a social media post, in which he also shared some pictures where the team can be seen celebrating the wrap of the film by cutting cakes.
The film was scheduled for 8 July for long, now will be released theatrically on July 29, 2022. Teaser posters ft. lead actors John Abraham, Arjun Kapoor, Disha Patani, Tara Sutaria. Trailer is out on 30 June 2022.
'EK VILLAIN RETURNS' TRAILER TOMORROW + FIRST LOOK POSTERS… #EkVillianReturnsTrailer unveils tomorrow [30 June 2022]… #FirstLook posters of #EkVillianReturns – featuring #JohnAbraham, #ArjunKapoor, #DishaPatani and #TaraSutaria – launched… Directed by #MohitSuri. pic.twitter.com/7GkcVnMCvh
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 29, 2022
Ek Villain Returns Trailer
Trailer shows different plot from prequel, two pairs John-Dishani, Arjun-Tara look eye-catching throughout.
Ek Villain Returns Wrap-up Party
The makers threw the wrap-up party of the film last night in Mumbai. The leading star cast except John Abraham, director Mohit Suri and producer Bhushan Kumar and Ekta Kapoor were photographed as they gathered together.
Tara Sutaria wore a brown mini dress and was looking absolutely stunning while Disha Patani, who is admired by her fans for her physique and an excellent fashion sense more than acting, was robbing the show with her fitted off shoulder black dress.
Have a look:
About Last Light!#EkVillainReturns wrap up party thrown by #BhushanKumar & Ekta Kapoor. #ShivChanana@ektarkapoor #BhushanKumar #KrishanKumar @mohit11481 #ShobhaKapoor @RuchikaaKapoor @TheJohnAbraham @arjunk26 @DishPatani @TaraSutaria @amul_mohan @balajimotionpic @TSeries pic.twitter.com/kWsGFOTSFP
— T-Series (@TSeries) March 24, 2022