October 20 : John Abraham and Bulbbul fame actress Divya Khosla Kumar to begin shooting for their upcoming film Satyameva Jayate 2 in Lucknow tomorrow. The makers of the film have reportedly planned an extensive shoot schedule which will continue till January 2021.
A sequel of 2018 action film Satyameva Jayate starring John Abraham in the lead role, Satyameva Jayate 2 is bankrolled by Bhushan Kumar and Nikhil Advani while it is helmed by Milap Zaveri.
While John and Divya will shoot on the first day, other actors like Anup Soni, Harsh Chhaya, Shaad Randhawa, Gautami Kapoor, and Sahil Vaid will join them in the subsequent days. The film will be shot at various locations in Lucknow including heritage structures like palaces and colleges.
Talking to Mumbai Mirror, director Milap Zaveri praised the Uttar Pradesh government as it has made arrangements to completely seal off the locations to keep the crowd away. John will also shoot some action scenes on the streets of Lucknow.
While producer Bhushan Kumar realises the challenge of shooting during the pandemic, he is confident about the strict safety measurements that have been taken at the shooting locations. Talking to Mumbai Mirror, he said that the sequel will be bigger and better than the original as it has larger-than-life stories and characters. He revealed that the script is a notch higher than the original and the director has worked on the action scenes with John during the lockdown. The team will also shoot at a Mumbai studio for a few days in January next year before they wrap it up completely. The action-packed drama will have an Eid release on May 12, 2021.