Actor and fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty is set to make a comeback with Sabbir Khan’s action film Nikamma. Shilpa will be returning to work in films after a gap of 13 years.

Nikamma will also star Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota fame Abhimanyu Dassani and social media star Shirley Setia. Sabbir announced the news on social media as did Shipa Shetty.

He wrote on Twitter: “Serendipity~ Sometimes you meet someone & click in an instant. I just love your positive vibe & can’t wait to present you back to the fans that you so much-here’s to a beautiful journey ahead @TheShilpaShetty.”

Shilpa Shetty announced, ” Yesssssssss, it’s true! My sabbatical of 13 long years comes to an end.. I am so excited to announce that the film you will see me next in is #Nikamma ,directed by @sabbir24x7 (cast still being finalised) featuring these amazing and talented actors @abhimanyud @shirleysetia @sonypicturesin. Need all your blessings and Thank you for all the love always.”

She also said, “It feels great. I am ready to take that plunge again and looking forward to be back on the big screen. It’s a refreshingly unique project and am looking forward to working with Sabbir. I loved my role, and it’s something I’ve never done before … I can’t wait for my audiences to see me in a new avatar,” quoted IANS.

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