Milap Zaveri is set to direct the second installment of "Satyameva Jayate", scheduled to be released on October 2, 2020.
The standalone sequel, featuring John Abraham and Divya Khosla Kumar, will talk about fight against injustice and misuse of power.
The film will be produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar (T-Series), Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani, Nikkhil Advani (Emmay Entertainment). "'Satyameva Jayate' was a blockbuster and making the second one with Milap and John was a no guess game. And all the best to Divya who has joined the team with this one," Bhushan said in a statement.
Advani said the team is "delighted" to back "Satyameva Jayate 2". The work on the film will begin post Milap's "Marjaavaan".
Last year, John Abraham starrer Satyameva Jayate released on Independence Day and turned out to be a big success. This year, his Batla House is hit the screens on the August 15 and performed decently. Earlier John was all set to mark his hattrick of Independence Day releases with the sequel to Satyameva Jayate, titled Satyameva Jayate 2. By shifting the release date from August o October, the makers avered clash with another big banner patriotic film, Bhuj: The Pride Of India that starred Ajay Devgn Sonakshi Sinha, Parineeti Chopra, Rana Daggubati and Ammy Virk in prominent roles.