Director Mohit Suri’s Ek Villain 2, after Aditya Roy Kapur’s exit from the film the filmmaker has roped in Arjun Kapoor for a face-off with John Abraham, according to a recent report.
According to sources Mohit’s Ek Villain 2 has four lead characters who are integral to the film’s narrative and take the story ahead. When Mohit Suri announced the sequel to his next film Ek Villain, it turned out to be a huge ensemble. John Abraham, Disha Patani and Tara Sutaria were already locked for the film.
Reportedly, Aditya Roy Kapur was going to be the other male lead, but owing to creative differences over the script it didn’t work out. So Mohit was looking for someone and roped in Arjun for the same. Unlike the first part, in this instalment, both John and Arjun play villains.”
This will be Mohit, Ekta and Arjun’s second project after Half Girlfriend. The film is expected to go on floors by the end of this year.
John Abraham also has some hardcore action dramas like Attack, Mumbai Saga, and Satyameva Jayate 2 coming up.
Arjun Kapoor, on the other hand, has Yash Raj Films’ Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar and a cross-border romance with Rakul Preet Singh.