Ek Villain Returns: John Abraham, Arjun Kapoor film gets a new release date

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The much-awaited sequel to the 2014 hit Ek Villain, has got a new release date. The John Abraham, Arjun Kapoor Tara Sutaria and Disha Patani starrer will now hit theatres on July 29, 2022. The Mohit Suri directorial was earlier scheduled to release on July 8.

Mohit Suri took to social media to share the new release date with fans. He wrote, “#EkVillainReturns gets a new release date, 29th July 2022 (sic).” He also tagged the actors and the producers of the film. John Abraham tweeted the same on his social media account.

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The movie is sequel to the 2014 hit film, Ek Villain, which starred Sidharth Malhotra, Shraddha Kapoor and Riteish Deshmukh. While the first film of the franchise was about a conflict between hero and a villain, Ek Villain Returns will follow a story of two villains, with John Abraham and Arjun Kapoor essaying negative roles. Tara Sutaria and Disha Patani play the female leads in the upcoming thriller.

Speaking about Ek Villain Returns, Mohit Suri said, “Ek Villain Returns is my dream project. It has been an incredible journey since day one and all of us had a great time. I had the best time working the entire cast, and the same has been reflected on screen.”

The movie marks John Abraham’s first collaboration with the director. Arjun Kapoor and Disha Patani have previously worked with Mohit on Half Girlfriend and Malang.

Ek Villain Returns is jointly produced by T-Series and Balaji Telefilms and will now clash at the box office with Sidharth Malhotra and Rakul Preet Singh-starrer Thank God.

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