Arjun Kapoor and John Abraham fight each other in the official trailer of Ek Villain Returns that was dropped by the movie makers and cast on Thursday. Also seen in the highly awaited trailer were their respective love interests. While Arjun and Tara Sutaria are seen as couple, John is paired opposite Disha Patani.
The very nearly three-minute-long trailer opens with a meeting, where an official makes a presentation, and speaks about serial killer Rakesh Mahadkar, portrayed by actor Riteish Deshmukh in the 2014 movie Ek Villain. He then, at that point, speaks about how a new villain had showed up, after eight years. The new villain targets women, who have ‘one-sided’ lovers.
Then, a serious-looking John Abraham is seen with Disha. Following which Arjun and Tara are seen sharing a few romantic moments together. Before long a fight between Arjun and John, and it is difficult to tell who is the ‘hero’ and who is the ‘villain’, as they fight each other in some well-choreographed action sequences. In one scene Arjun says he was the ‘villain’ if John was the ‘hero’.
As Disha says in the trailer, “Darr aur pyar logo se buri cheezein karwata hai (Fear and love make people do bad things), the video closes on a cliff-hanger.
Posting the trailer on Instagram, Arjun wrote, “It’s time to enter the Villain universe! #EkVillainReturns trailer out now. Coming to your nearest cinema halls this Villaintines Day- 29th July 2022.” Fans reacted to the trailer. “I like the action and John here but miss the original,” wrote one fan.