Rohit Shetty casts 15 Marathi actors in Singham


MUMBAI: After a string of comedies, director Rohit Shetty is now working on an action flick Singham, which is the remake of a hit Tamil movie.

The movie stars Ajay Devgn in the lead along with Kajal Aggarwal.

According to information available, since the backdrop of the movie is around Maharashtra, considering Ajay Devgn will be seen playing a local Marathi cop, Shetty has cast as many as 15 Marathi actors in the movie.

The Marathi actors are: Ashok Saraf, Sachin Khedekar, Sonali Kulkarni, Anant Jogue, Vijay Patkar, Agasthya Dhanorkar, Suchitra Bandekar, Jayant Sawarkar, Suhasini Deshpande, Meghna Vaidya, Ashok Samarth, Kishore Nandlaskar, Ravindra Berde, Pradeep Welankar and Hemu Adhikari.

The shoot of the film is currently in progress in Mumbai, after which the entire unit will move to Wai, in the Satara district for the next segment.

Singham will be released by Reliance Entertainment on 22 July.