Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra are teaming up for the first time for Dr Sailesh Kolanu’s HIT – The First Case. The suspense thriller is a remake of the 2020 Telugu film by the same name. It is helmed by Dr Sailesh Kolanu, who also directed the Telugu original. The film, which was earlier supposed to arrive on the big screens on May 20, has now booked a new release date.
The makers of the Hindi remake of HIT took to social media this morning to announce that the film has now been pushed to July 15, 2022. Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Dil Raju, Krishan Kumar and Kuldeep Rathore, HIT is a gripping tale of a cop who is on the trail of a missing girl. It is touted to be one of the most edgy film of the year and marks the first team up on screen for Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra. While the Hindi remake of HIT is set to release in July, the work on the sequel of the Telugu original is also currently in development with the sequel titled HIT: The Second Case.
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Rajkummar had quite a momentous last year on a personal level as he got married to his partner for 12 years, fellow actress Patralekhaa. On the professional front too, the actor received a lot of praise and appreciation this year for his portrayal of a homosexual cop in Badhaai Do who enters into a lavender marriage so as to get his family off his back. On the other hand, Sanya had an amazing 2021 with films like Pagglait, Meenakshi Sundareshwar which were preceded by an impressive performance in Ludo in 2020. This year too, she gave an impeccable performance in Love Hostel opposite Vikrant Massey. Up next, she has Sam Manekshaw’s biopic opposite Vicky Kaushal in the pipeline while Rajkummar has his web debut with Raj & DK in Guns & Gulaabs.
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