My 3 Films Had Hindus as Villains, Why Wasn't That an Issue: Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty on getting Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn together for Sooryavanshi.

1 min read

Rohit Shetty is basking in the success of his latest movie Sooryavanshi. The Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif-starrer hit theatres on 5 November and has broken a few box-office records in a short time.

Speaking to The Quint, the filmmaker said it was difficult to hold on to the movie for a theatrical release during the lockdown, especially since there were offers from OTT platforms. Sooryavanshi was supposed to release last year, but kept getting delayed owing to the COVID pandemic.

Shetty replied to our query about the 'good muslim' 'bad muslim' narrative in Sooryavanshi. The filmmaker also spoke about how he managed to get Ranveer Singh, Ajay Devgn and Akshay Kumar together for the film, and addressed the representation of cops in his films.

Watch the video for more.

(At The Quint, we are answerable only to our audience. Play an active role in shaping our journalism by becoming a member. Because the truth is worth it.)

Speaking truth to power requires allies like you.
Become a Quint Insider

or more


3 months
12 months
12 months
Check Insider Benefits
Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!