Filmmaker Karan Johar will be teaming up with Ekta Kapoor for romantic thriller ‘Ek Villain’ sequel, trade sources on Sunday said.
‘While Ekta will be a producer under her Balaji Motion Pictures banner like in the prequel, Karan will be presenting the film under his banner Dharma Productions. Besides this, Mohit Suri will be directing the sequel too,’ the sources said.
‘The ‘Ek Villain’ sequel is in its initial stages. The cast and the other details are yet to be finalised. The official announcement will be made once the scripting is finished,’ sources said.
‘Ek Villain’ was a 2014 romantic action thriller directed by Mohit Suri. The film had a star cast of Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles.
The story revolved around a hardened criminal whose terminally ill wife was murdered by a serial killer.