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Ek Villain Returns

July 29, 2022
2hr 7min
Status: released

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Ek Villain Returns Movie Details:

Country india
Language Hindi
Release date29 July 2022
Running time2hr 7min
StarringJohn Abraham
Arjun Kapoor
Disha Patani
Tara Sutaria
Directed by Mohit Suri
Written byMohit Suri
Aseem Arrora
Story byMohit Suri
Produced byShobha Kapoor
Ekta Kapoor
Bhushan Kumar
Krishan Kumar
Cinematography by Vikas Sivaraman
Edited by Devendera Murdeshwar
Music byScore:
Raju Singh
Ankit Tiwari
Tanishk Bagchi
Production CompanyT-Series
Balaji Motion Pictures
Distributor AA Films

Ek Villain Returns Movie Cast & Characters:

  • John Abraham as Bhairav Purohit
  • Arjun Kapoor as Gautam Mehra
  • Disha Patani as Rasika Mapuskar
  • J. D. Chakravarthy as ACP V. K. Ganesan
  • Karishma Sharma as Siya, Gautam’s ex-girlfriend
  • Kaizaad Kotwal as Siya’s Father
  • Elena Roxana Maria Fernandes as Qiran
  • Shaad Randhawa as ex-CBI officer DCP Aditya Rathore
  • Prasad Jawade as Ashu Bhoir
  • Bharat Dabholkar as Divesh Mehra, Gautam’s father
  • Ivan Rodrigues as Thapar
  • Digvijay Rohildas as Keshav Rane, Bhairav’s friend
  • Neha Shitole as Chetna
  • Satish Nakyodi as Satish
  • Riteish Deshmukh as Rakesh Mahadkar (archive footage and cameo in mid-credits scene)
  • Badshah as himself in a cameo appearance in the song “Shaamat”


8 years after Rakesh Mahadkar reigned terror on Mumbai, another serial killer has taken birth. More brutal and more dangerous but one that uses the same cover, the Smiley Mask. Ek Villain Returns is the story of two men in one-sided love. The paths they choose to fulfill their love stories decide who the Hero is and who is the Villain.

Ek Villain Returns Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹62–₹80 crore
Worldwide Collection₹68.64 crore

About Ek Villain Returns Movie:

It is a sequel to his 2014 film Ek Villain, which was also directed by Mohit Suri.

Initially, Aditya Roy Kapur was signed for the role portrayed by Arjun Kapoor, but later backed out due to creative differences with director Mohit Suri. Then, Kartik Aaryan was approached but he could not accept the offer due to date clashes with his Dhamaka (2021)

John Abraham, Tara Sutaria’s first and Disha Patani & Arjun Kapoor’s second collaboration with Mohit Suri Respectively.

Principal photography began on March 1, 2021, and wrapped up on March 24, 2022.

Just like the first part lead female actress made her singing debut in this film as well. In the first part, it was Shraddha Kapoor making her singing debut with song “Galliyan” and in the second part it was Tara Sutaria with the songs “Shaamat” and “Galliyan Returns”. Coincidently both these debuts were with the same male singer Ankit Tiwari.

Arjun Kapoor’s character was inspired by Amitabh Bachchan’s character in Jurmana.

Ek Villain Returns was released theatrically on July 29, 2022, to mixed reviews from critics and became a box office bomb.

Ek Villain Returns earned ₹7.05 crores at the domestic box office on its opening day. On the second day, the film collected ₹7.47 crore. On the third day, the film collected ₹9.02 crore, taking a total domestic weekend collection to ₹23.54 crore.

As of 18 August 2022, the film grossed ₹49.63 crore (US$6.2 million) in India and ₹19.01 crore (US$2.4 million) overseas, for a worldwide gross collection of ₹68.64 crore (US$8.6 million).