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Rajkummar Rao begins HIT: The First Case with a mahurat ceremony; see photos

HIT also features Sanya Malhotra as the female lead.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Sep 12, 2021
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HIT - The First Case

Rajkummar has finally kickstarted the shoot of his forthcoming film HIT - The First Case. The film is the Hindi remake of the hit 2020 Telugu flick. Along with Rajkummar, the film also features Sanya Malhotra as the female lead. HIT is directed by Dr Sailesh Kolanu while Dil Raju, Bhushan Kumar and Kuldeep Rathore are the producers. On Sunday, the film's journey started with a mahurat ceremony which Rajkummar attended along with the makers.

In the photos, the National Award-winning actor is seen in a full-bearded and beefed up look while posing with the director and the producers of the film. 

HIT - The First Case
HIT - The First Case

Talking about the premise of HIT, it's about a cop who is on the trail of a missing woman. The original film featured Vishwak Sen and Ruhani Sharma as protagonists. HIT is the short form of Homicide Intervention Team wherein the lead actor works.

Earlier in a statement, Rajkummar had shared his excitement for the film by saying, "It’s an engaging story, relevant in today’s environment. As an actor, I am always on the lookout to play characters I haven’t explored, and HIT gives me a chance to do that."

While Sanya, who reunites with Rajkummar after Ludo said, "It is a very interesting and intriguing story that deserves a mass audience."

The duo has earlier worked in a TV commercial and this will be their first outing together in full-fledged roles.

Rajkummar's upcoming film is Hum Do Hamare Do in which he will be seen alongside Kriti Sanon, Paresh Rawal and Ratna Pathak Shah.

The actor also has Badhaai Do with Bhumi Pednekar which is a sequel to Badhaai Ho. His next OTT release is Netflix original Monica, O My Darling directed by Vasan Bala and starring Radhika Apte and Huma Qureshi as the female leads. 

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