After breaking records last year with his action drama, director Milap Milan Zaveri is ready to helm the second installment of Satyameva Jayate.
The standalone sequel to John Abraham’s 2018 vigilante action film, Satyameva Jayate, was announced on Friday afternoon. Titled Satyameva Jayate 2, the film will see John Abraham returning as the main man. His leading lady in the first part, Aisha Sharma, has been replaced by Divya Khosla Kumar, who is returning to the silver screen after a considerably long time. The film will be directed by Milap Milan Zaveri, who had also helmed the prequel.
The sequel to John Abraham’s Satyameva Jayate has officially been announced
Satyameva Jayate 2 marks the fifth collaboration between T-Series and Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani and Nikkhil Advani-owned Emmay Entertainment. Talking about it, Bhushan Kumar of T-Series said, “Emmay and T-Series have become a family and our association together have always been fruitful. Satyameva Jayate was a blockbuster and making the second one with Milap and John was a no guess game. And all the best to Divya who has joined the team with this one.”
Nikkhil Advani added, “After the blockbuster Satyameva Jayate, we are very happy and delighted to bring to the audience Satyameva Jayate 2 with the super-hit teams of Emmay and T-Series.”
Satyameva Jayate 2 is scheduled to hit the screens on October 2 next year. Its prequel, Satyameva Jayate, which released in 2018, became a major hit making it Milap and John’s second-biggest box office success. The 2018 cop drama also featured Manoj Bajpayee in a pivotal role. The first film narrated the story of a cop (Bajpayee), who has been given the task to catch a person named Vir (John), who is on a spree of killing corrupt police officers. Both Bajpayee and John fight for the same reason but they are divided by the law. The first installment directed by Milap was released on August 15, 2018, alongside Akshay Kumar’s Gold.
Apart from Satyamev Jayate 2, John will also be seen in Anees Bazmee’s comedy riot Pagalpanti. The film boasts of an ensemble cast comprising Anil Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz, Arshad Warsi, Pulkit Samrat, Kriti Kharbanda, Urvashi Rautela, and Saurabh Shukla.