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Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra starrer HIT: The First Case gets a release date

The film is the Hindi remake of the 2020 Telugu hit film of the same name.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Nov 20, 2021
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The Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra starrer HIT - The First Case has finally got a release date. The film, which is the Hindi remake of the hit Telugu film of the same name, is slated for release on May 20, 2022. Sanya, who plays the female lead in the film, took to her Instagram page and announced the same with a photo of the team posing together on the sets. 

The Pagglait actor captioned her post: "We are hitting the theatres with a swooning mystery thriller, Hit-The First Case, on May 20th, 2022. @rajkummar_rao @saileshkolanu #BhushanKumar @tseries.official @tseriesfilms #DilRajuProductions @srivenkateswaracreations #KrishanKumar @kuldeep_rathore18 @manan_bhardwaj_official @netflix_in."

Earlier, during an exclusive interaction with OTTPlay, Rajkummar gave an update on HIT, stating that they are in the middle of the shoot, and everything is going well. The actor added that the director to keep an eye on is Sailesh Kolanu. Rajkummar called him incredible and said that he was a terrific filmmaker as well as a wonderful human being.

Meanwhile, in a statement, an elated Sanya revealed that she had seen HIT and was quite impressed with the film's concept. The actor quickly accepted the film when it was presented to her. Sanya called it a fascinating story that ought to be told to a large audience. She even shared that she is looking forward to working with Rajkummar on this one.

HIT (Homicide Intervention Team) is a film about a cop on the hunt for a missing woman. The Dr. Sailesh Kolanu-directed film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Dil Raju, Krishan Kumar, and Kuldeep Rathore.

Rajkummar and Sanya had earlier been a part of Anurag Basu's hit anthology Ludo, which hit Netflix in 2020. The duo didn't share screen space in the film, and HIT marks their first full-fledged outing together. 

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