Actor Abhimanyu Dassabi of Vasan Bala’s Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota fame and social media star Shirley Setia have been roped in for Sabbir Khan’s action film Nikamma.

Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh announced the news on social media and also shared the first look of the stars from the film.

Sony Pictures International Productions will be co-producing the action flick.

“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 and remind me of the zest that Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon had in their debut.”

“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 and remind me of the zest that Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon had in their debut,” Sabbir Khan said in a statement, quoted IANS.

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 is also excited about her debut film and shared, “I could not 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, who has successfully launched such exciting talent in the industry.”

The makers have wrapped the first schedule of the film, and have shot a song and few scenes.

Jointly produced by Sony Pictures International Productions and Sabbir Khan Films, the film is slated to release in the summer of 2020.