Reading Time: 2 minutes

Akshay Kumar is all set to plan for his upcoming Hindi movie with Rohit Shetty in 2019, ‘Sooryavanshi’. He has suggested Pooja Hegde as the lead heroine in the film.

Akshay Kumar advices Rohit Shetty to pair him with Pooja Hegde in Sooryavanshi
source from

Yet another successful year 2018 as it was for veteran actor Akshay Kumar. A heartthrob of many, the stuntman, always at his witty and an encouraging co-star. He was feathered in 3 successful Bollywood films namely ‘Pad Man’, ‘2.0.’ and ‘Gold’ which has marked their presence in the box office pretty well. The year 2018 was claimed by the debutants and the young generation of the Bollywood film industry such as Sara Ali Khan, Jhanvi Kapoor and Ishaan Katter. None of the Khans could score well in the box office scoreboard during the year, be it Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Amir Khan or Saif Ali Khan. Whereas, Akshay Kumar was able to maintain his reputation and gave back to back hits in 2018 as well. Also, actor Ajay Devgan had a success of Rs.100 Crore through his film ‘Raid’.

Akshay Kumar has a bigger number of films in his bag for the upcoming year 2019. He is said to be working in 5 big releases, namely, Good News, Kesari, Suryavanshi, Mission Mangal and Housefull 4.

In the much talked about film Suryavanshi, Akshay is said to team up with Rohit Shetty in the film. The introduction to this film was given through a small clip at the end of Ranveer Singh starrer film Simmba. In this movie, Akshay will be seen in the role of a Cop. Akshay and Rohit are planning to kick start shooting for the same somewhere in the month of April 2019. Meanwhile, Rohit is in search for heroine to share the screen with Akshay.

 Akshay, on the other hand, has plan for the leading lady in the film and shared his conscience for Pooja Hegde in Sooryavanshi. Pooja a former beauty pageant contestant and mainly a South movie heroine who will be seen in a small role in Housefull 4. She was also seen in the Hollywood movie director by Ashutosh Gwariker’s ‘Mohenjo Daro’ opposite Hrihtik Roshan.

The title of the film is taken from 2 former Salman Khan starrer film Veer and Sooryavanshi. It is said that Akshay’s name in the film will be Veer Sooryavanshi who plays a role of an ATS Officer.

As per records of Rohit Shetty’s film, which has less scope for the female leads (exept few) is yet to decide on the leading lady candidate.  It is also anticipated that the film may have as little time as 15-20 minutes for the heroin to show her talent throughout the film including songs as well. Rohit, famous for blowing up of expensive cars on the roads and a larger than life hero can be seen planning the same in his next Sooryavanshi.

Rohit wanted a fresh face as the lead heroine, and Akshay suggested Pooja Hegde who has done a small role with Akshay Kumar in his film Housefull 4. From that time both have developed a special friendship which made Akshay Suggest for Pooja for Sooryavanshi.