Actor: Arjun Kapoor, Manoj Bajpai
Actress: Sonakshi Sinha
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release Date: 9th January, 2015
Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Manoj Bajpai
Director: Amit Sharma
Producer: Boney Kapoor
‘Tevar’ is a forthcoming Bollywood romance action movie that is expected to be released on 9th January, 2015. Gunashekar is its script writer, while Amit Sharma is its director. The movie has a star cast like Manoj Bajpayee, Sonakshi Sinha, Arjun Kapoor, Kader Khan, Himangshu Singh and Shruti Hassan in lead roles, while Hemant Singh Silkarwar in a cameo role. This movie is said to be the remake of ‘Okkadu’, a telegu movie that was directed by Gunasekhar and released for the Telegu movie audience in 2003. The movie had enjoyed great success and starred Bhoomika Chawla and Mahesh Babu.
In November 2013, several news had reported that Sonakshi Sinha and Arjun Kapoor had joined Boney Kapoor’s upcoming untitled movie that was remake of the Telugu 2003 hit movie ‘Okkadu’ having Mahesh Babu in lead role. It was in December 10, 2013 that the film had been entitled as ‘Tevar’. It was revealed that it is Arjun who would be playing the lead role of regular Agra college kid, who also is kabbadi champion. It was on December 17 2013 that Sanjay Kapoor was roped in to produce the movie and Amit Sharma to direct it as debutant director. The villain in the movie would be played by none other than Manoj Bajpayee.
Shooting began on January 21, 2014 in Jaipur’s Sambhar Lake. Several other locations were also used for the shooting like Maheshwar, Mumbai, Mathura, Agra, Pandharpur at Chandrabhaga river side and Haridas ves located in Pandharpur and Akluj, both of which are located at Solapur, Maharashtra. The movie’s first look had been released on February 19, 2014. Imran Khan, the current famed international Punjabi singer of Unforgettable album is said to have recorded the track (Let’s Celebrate), while also shooting a video for this song. The movie is expected to be a hit when released.