After alot of speculation, as to who will be playing Ranveer Singh's love interest in Rohit Shetty's first collaboration with Dharma Productions, titled Simmba. Finally the makers have made their decisison! While the reports suggested Janhvi Kapoor, the makers have decided to go with Amrita Singh's and Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara Ali Khan.
Simmba is slated to release on December 28, 2018
While fans were already curious after Ranveer Singh’s look as the notorious cop Sangram Bhalerao was released by the film’s team, the news of starlet Sara Ali Khan starring alongside Ranveer has made audiences even more eager to witness their on-screen chemistry.
An official statement from Dharma Productions said, "After the release of the first poster which featured Ranveer Singh, there was immense curiosity on who would be cast as the film’s female lead. Now it’s confirmed. Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar have signed Sara Ali Khan for the film, which will be directed by Rohit. Sara will be seen opposite Ranveer, who plays the role of a notorious cop Sangram Bhalerao.”
Talking about playing a cop for the first time in his career, Ranveer said, "Sangram Bhale Rao aka Simmba… He is a cop in the film. I am really very excited about collaborating with Rohit Shetty, more than anyone else. He is the king of masala films, which are loved more than any other films. So this is something I believe I was born to do and I am looking forward to it.”
On a related note, Sara Ali Khan is currently gearing up for her Bollywood debut Kedarnath, co-starring Sushant Singh Rajput. The film is expected to release on December 28, 2018. Whereas, Ranveer Singh has his hands full with Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy and Kapil Dev's biopic titled '83.