Odiha News: John Abraham and Arjun Kapoor starer Ek Villain Returns is the sequel of Ek Villian, which had Ritesh Deshmukh and Sidharth Malhotra as the lead stars. The film was officially announced and the digital poster was released on February 11, 2021. Ek villain had Shradha Kapoor as the leading lady. In its sequel, Disha Patani and Tara Sutaria are the leading ladies. The release date is set exactly one year, i.e., 11 Feb 2022.
Ek Villian’s Legacy
Released in 2014, Ek villain did a business of around 170 crores while the budget was only 39 crores. Ritesh Deshmukh’s work was greatly appreciated in this movie. This was the last movie of Aamna Sharif, after which she will be seen in the movie Roohi to be released in 2021 after a 7 years long gap. Ek Villian is the most loved and the most commercially successful movie of the Balaji Telefilms headed by Ekta Kapoor and her mother, Sobha Kapoor.
The movie got a 6.8 stars rating in IMDb and 4.8 stars on Amazon.
The songs of Ek Villians also became a milestone for the singers as they became chartbusters in 2014, and some of the songs still can be heard at many forums. Producer Bhushan Kumar said that Ek Villian Returns will be bigger, better, and he hopes this movie does better than its predessor.
John Ibrahim’s Projects
John Ibrahim’s two films to be released this year are Mumbai Saga and Satyamev Jayate Two.
Mumbai Saga is set to release in March, and Satyamev Jayate in May. The Mumbai saga story is based on an 80s gangster. It will feature Emraan Hashmi, Sunil Shetty, Kajal Aggarwal, Anjana Sukhani, Mahesh Manjrekar, Amole Gupte, Gulshan Grover, Rohit Roy, Pratik Babbar, Samir Soni, etc. alongside John Ibrahim.
Satyamev Jayate 2 is a sequel to Satyamev Jayate, released in 2018. Divya Khosla Kumar and Anoop Soni will also be seen alongside John Ibrahim.
Arjun Kapoor Projects
On the other hand, Arjun Kapoor was in the news for his personal life more than his film career last year. His girlfriend Malaika Arora, who divorced Arbaz Khan, who is 12 years older than Arjun, shared some pictures from her account. Malaika has a son from her first marriage with Arbaz Khan, and his name is Arhaan Khan. Arhaan was born in November 2002.
Arjun Kapoor’s movie Bhoot Police is scheduled to release in 2021. Saif Ali Khan, Yami Gautam, Javed Jaffery, and Jacqueline Fernandes are also working with him in this film. The movie is a horror-comedy directed by Pavan Kirpalani. This movie is to be released on 10 September 2021.
Disha Patani’s upcoming projects
Disha Patani will be seen in her upcoming movie Radhe which is set to release in May 2021. The Salman Khan starer Radhe will feature Randeep Hooda, Jacky Shroff, Megha Akash, and Gautam Gulati. The movie is directed by Prabhu Deva and produced by Sohail Khan, Salman Khan and Atul Agnihotri.
John Abraham shared the new poster of his upcoming movie on Twitter with the line- Ek Villian Returns “Iss kahaani ka hero, ek villain hai! #EkVillainReturns, 11th Feb, 2022.”
Ek Villain Returns on its making stage, Bhushan Kumar and Ekta Kapoor are its producers.