Nikamma is an upcoming Hindi romantic comedy action film directed by Sabbir Khan and produced under the banner of Sony Pictures Networks India and Shabbir Khan Films. The film features Shilpa Shetty, Abhimanyu Dassani and Shirley Setia in the lead roles. It is scheduled to release in cinemas on 5 June 2020. The film was announced in July 2019 with Abhimanyu Dassani opposite debutante Shirley Setia in lead. Popular filmmaker Sabbir Khan is known for casting new talent in his projects. He was the one who had launched Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon in ‘Heropanti’. Now, the director is all set to present a fresh jodi Abhimanyu Dassani and Shirley Setia with his upcoming project ‘Nikamma’.
Sabbir Khan in a statement said, “I am always going to try and introduce new talent to the industry and I am excited to present Abhimanyu and Shirley. They are a breath of fresh air.” Later Shilpa Shetty joined the cast, making a comeback after thirteen years. Singer and social media sensation Shirley Setia has geared up to make her silver screen debut with Sabbir Khan’s Nikamma.
Taran Adarsh shared the news of the movie along with its first look. In the picture, Abhimanyu can be seen sporting a casual look in a brown t-shirt and ripped jeans. Meanwhile, Shirley is all dressed up in all-jeans outfit. When Sabbir Khan was inquired about the actors, he said “I am always going to try and introduce new talent to the industry and I am excited to present Abhimanyu and Shirley.
To this, Abhimanyu added, “The belief that Sabbir and Sony Pictures have shown in me is exhilarating plus this genre brings a whole set of challenges that are very exciting.” Shirley agreed with Abhimanyu adding,” I couldn’t have asked for a better launch and I am glad that my first foray into Bollywood is a prestigious association with an international studio and Sabbir sir, who has successfully launched such exciting talent in the industry.”