Actor Shahid Kapoor has revealed the title and release date of his upcoming action thriller film, which will be directed by Rosshan Andrrews. The film is called Deva and it will hit the theatres on Dussehra, October 11, 2024. The film also stars Pooja Hegde as the female lead.
Rosshan Andrrews is a Malayalam filmmaker who is known for his blockbuster films such as Salute and Kayamkulam Kochunni. He has also directed the Hindi remake of his own film How Old Are You?, titled Dear Maya, starring Manisha Koirala.
Deva follows a rebellious cop investigating a high-profile case
According to the makers, Deva follows a brilliant yet rebellious police officer who is assigned to investigate a high-profile case. As he delves deeper into the case, he uncovers a web of deceit and betrayal, leading him down a thrilling and dangerous path.
Shahid Kapoor shared the update about the new project, backed by Zee Studios and Roy Kapur Films, on his official Instagram page. He posted a picture of himself with Rosshan Andrrews and Pooja Hegde, along with the caption: “DEVA in theatres on Dussehra 11th October 2024. @hegdepooja @rosshanandrrews @shariq_patel #SiddharthRoyKapur @zeestudiosofficial @RoyKapurFilms @zeemusiccompany @Zeecinema”.
Shahid Kapoor and Pooja Hegde’s previous and upcoming projects
Shahid Kapoor was last seen in Bloody Daddy, an action thriller movie directed by Prabhu Deva. He played a double role of a father and son who are both gangsters. The film received mixed reviews from critics and audiences.
Pooja Hegde’s most recent cinematic appearance was in Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, a family entertainer directed by Anees Bazmee. She played the role of a bubbly girl who falls in love with a shy guy, played by Kartik Aaryan. The film was a hit at the box office.
Both Shahid Kapoor and Pooja Hegde have several other projects lined up for release in the next few years. Shahid Kapoor will be seen in Jersey, a sports drama based on the Telugu film of the same name. He will also star in Yoddha, an action film directed by Shashank Khaitan. Pooja Hegde will be seen in Radhe Shyam, a romantic drama co-starring Prabhas. She will also star in Cirkus, a comedy film directed by Rohit Shetty.