Someday again, it was introduced that Rajkummar Rao is all set to step into Vishwak Sen’s footwear for the Hindi remake of the Telugu blockbuster cop thriller HIT. Now, we hear that the makers, T-Collection & Dil Raju Productions, have roped in Sanya Malhotra to be part of this movie.
The actress is elated to be part of this Rajkummar Rao-starrer and stated in a press release, “I have watched HIT and I really liked the concept of the film. When the film was offered to me, I immediately said yes. It is a very interesting and intriguing story that deserves a mass audience. I am looking forward to this one & excited to work with Raj.”
Then again, Rajkummar had earlier stated, “When I saw HIT, I instantly connected with it. It’s an engaging story, relevant in today’s environment. As an actor, I am always on the lookout to play characters I haven’t explored and HIT gives me a chance to do that. I’m looking forward to taking this journey with Sailesh and Dil Raju.”
Sailesh Kolanu who helmed the unique movie, can be directing the Hindi remake as properly. Speaking about casting Rao in his movie, he had stated, “The first case of HIT tells the story of a police officer who is constantly fighting a battle with his past and his present. So it’s a troubled character. I wanted to cast someone who can bring that darkness to the role and still make the audience root for him with a mature performance. I felt Raj can evoke that kind of a response.”
HIT – Murder Intervention Workforce, tells the story of a troubled cop who does every little thing in his energy to rescue a girl who went lacking.
Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Dil Raju, Krishan Kumar and Kuldeep Rathore, this Rajkummar Rao-Sanya Malhotra starrer is at the moment in pre-production and is slated to go on flooring quickly.
Story first printed: Friday, July 9, 2021, 10:49 [IST]