Sushant opts out of Robby Grewal’s Romeo Akbar Walter in which he was supposed to play a RAW agent

Sushant Singh Rajput made headlines when news of him stepping into the shoes of a RAW agent, in Robby Grewal’s Romeo Akbar Walter, went on to have industry circles buzzing.

Official reports now confirm that the actor had to opt out of the film due to unavoidable circumstances.

The actor who has signed DRIVE under the Dharma banner and India’s first space odyssey, Chandamama Door Ke ,directed by Sanjay Puran is currently busy with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kedarnath which soon goes on floors. And while Sushant, was very excited to be a part of RAW, unforeseen changes in his choc-o-bloc schedule left him with no other option but to opt out of the film.

Says Sushant Singh Rajput, ” Unfortunately due to changes in my prior commitments, I will not be able to be a part of ‘Romeo Akbar Walter’. I wanted to be a part of the project because I love the story and I believe it’s a story which must be told .However, due to unavoidable circumstances I won’t be a part of this journey. I wish the producers and the director all the very best for the project.”

The makers of RAW issued a statement stating, “Unfortunately due to unavoidable circumstances Kyta productions ,VA Film company ,Red Ice films and Sushant Singh Rajput have mutually part ways for our project ‘Romeo Akbar Walter!’ We wish Sushant all the best for his future film projects and look forward to working with him in the future.”

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