Mumbai, May 15 Nikitin Dheer has been cast as the antagonist in Rohit Shetty’s cop drama “Sooryavanshi”, featuring Akshay Kumar in the lead.
The actor, who played the infamous Thangaballi in Shetty’s 2013 hit “Chennai Express”, will once again be seen playing the antagonist.
Dheer said he is looking forward to reteaming with the director.
“I have utmost respect for Rohit bhai. I have immense faith in him as a filmmaker. He brings out the best in me. Thangaballi has been the best role of my career so far. I felt immense pride being part of such a wonderful film,” he said in a statement.