Madhavan is not part of Ranveer Singh-Sara Ali Khan’s ‘Simmba’, here is why

For the first time, Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar are collaborating for ‘Simmba’ and it has got moviegoers excited for more than one reason. Ranveer Singh will be seen as a quirky cop, Sara Ali Khan has been roped in as the leading lady even before her debut ‘Kedarnath’ is out.

Reports state that Madhavan will be playing the role of a baddie in this film, however, the actor broke the news on Twitter that he is unable to do the film due to health issues.

The Tanu Weds Manu actor recently debuted on the web with Amazon’s series ‘Breathe’ took to Twitter and wrote, “Hey folks .. So I am a huge crazy fan of Rohit Shetty and his films. As is my son. It breaks both our hearts that I’m not able to be a part of this film because of my injury. I’m well on my way to recovery but this is a huge opportunity and excitement lost.”

As per Hindustan Times report, R. Madhavan had injured himself while working out in the gym. After undergoing shoulder surgery, the actor shared a hospital photo on his social media accounts. Reportedly, doctors have advised him complete rest for two months and prohibited from performing action scenes for at least five months.

While Madhavan is out, Dabangg’s Cheddi Singh aka Sonu Sood is rumoured to be playing the villain role in this film now.

Simmba, directed by Rohit Shetty, is based on Jr NTR’s Telugu film, ‘Temper’ and boasts a lot of firsts. Rohit Shetty had earlier directed Ranveer for a commercial. For the first time, the director chose Ranveer instead of his favourite Ajay Devgn as Singham, he will be telling a story of ‘Simmba’.

The film is expected to release on December 28 and might clash with Salman Khan-Sonakshi Sinha starrer ‘Dabangg 3’.

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