HIT, which stands for Homicide Intervention Team, tells the story of a cop (Rao) who is on the trail of a missing woman.
The film is a remake of the 2020 Telugu hit of the same name and directed by Sailesh Kolanu, who had also helmed the original.
Bhushan Kumar’s production banner T-Series shared the news of the film’s release date on Twitter.
“Hitting the theatres with HIT – The First Case, with a new release date 15th July 2022,” the banner tweeted.
Hitting the theatres with HIT – The First Case, with a new release date 15th July 2022.@RajkummarRao @sanyamalhotra07 @KolanuSailesh #BhushanKumar @TSeries @DilRajuProdctns @SVC_official #KrishanKumar @kuldeeprathor9 @tuneintomanan #ShivChanana pic.twitter.com/pUoRMvXlW4
— T-Series (@TSeries) May 13, 2022
The film was earlier scheduled to release on May 20.
HIT – The First Case is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Dil Raju, Krishan Kumar, and Kuldeep Rathore.
Rao’s forthcoming movies include the Netflix Original Monica, O My Darling and Anubhav Sinha’s social drama Bheed.
Malhotra, meanwhile, will be seen in south filmmaker Atlee’s movie with superstar Shah Rukh Khan, filmmaker Meghna Gulzar’s Sam Bahadur, co-starring Vicky Kaushal, and Netflix movie Kathal.