Director Rohit Shetty revealed how actor Ajay Devgn he heard Singham’s account and agreed to do so in a very short time. In a new interview, Rohit recalled how Ajay finished listening to the script at 2 am and agreed to shoot at 7 am. Rohit also said that after Golmaal, Ajay “never heard the script” from him. (Also read | Ajay Devgn to Reunite with Rohit Shetty for Singham Again, Fans Call It ‘Blockbuster’)
Singham (2011), directed by Rohit Shetty, is the first installment of the cop universe. It is a remake of Harry’s 2010 Tamil film of the same name. Apart from Ajay, the film also stars Kajal Aggarwal and Prakash Raj. After the success of the film, Ajay and Rohit teamed up for the sequel Singham Returns (2014). Ajay reprized his role in Rohit’s Simmba (2018) and Sooryavanshi (2021).
In an interview with Bollywood Hungama, Rohit said, “I think the script of Singham, the first Singham. he heard the script and we had a 7am shift in Goa. He came from London at 10 at night. First he got his haircut for the police role and did his dress fitting. Around 10:30, 11 or 12 something we started the narration, and finished the narration at 2 in the morning for a shoot at 7 in the morning. At 2:30 in the morning, he learned what the film is. After Golmaal, he has never heard the script.”
Rohit’s recent directorial Cirku hit the theaters last week. The film stars Ranveer Singh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Pooja Hegde, Varun Sharma, Sanjay Mishra, Ashwini Kalsekar, Mukesh Tiwari and Siddharth Jadhav among many others. Set in the 1960s, Circus revolves around Ranveer in a dual role, with the actor playing twins who are unaware of each other’s existence. Varun also plays a double role in this family entertainer. Cirkus is based on William Shakespeare’s classic The Comedy of Errors.
Ajay was last seen in Drishyam 2 alongside Tabu, Shriya Saran and Akshaye Khanna in the lead roles. Helmed by Abhishek Pathak, Drishyam 2 released on 18 November. He will be seen in the action thriller Bholaa alongside Tabu, Sanjay Mishra, Deepak Dobrial, Raai Lakshmi and Makrand Deshpande.
Bholaa will hit the theaters on March 30, 2023. Bholaa is the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit Kaithi and is directed by Ajay. Ajay will be seen in producer Boney Kapoor’s upcoming sports film Maidaan. Apart from this, he also has director Neeraj Pandey’s next film in the works.
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